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Alonso admits Daytona 500 has “appeal”

The video hinted that the two drivers might be involved in a car-swapping PR exercise of the type undertaken by Lewis Hamilton and Tony Stewart, and by Juan Pablo Montoya and Jeff Gordon. The difference on this occasion is that Alonso could in theory be available to compete at Daytona in February, even if he also commits to a full ...

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NASCAR invites Fernando Alonso to race in Daytona 500

Fernando Alonso has been invited to enter the Daytona 500 next year as the world of motorsport waits to discover his next move after leaving Formula One. Two-time world champion Alonso confirmed on Tuesday that he will step away from F1 at the end of the 2018 season, his 17th in the sport. A switch to IndyCar has been rumored but NASCAR has also ...

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Austin Dillon enjoys his best run since winning the Daytona 500

Dillon started the race up in the fifth position for his best starting position since Fontana in March. However, it was his Richard Childress Racing teammate Ryan Newman that shined in early laps, rising as high as third in the running order. But Dillon was never too far away, but he didn’t creep back towards the front until the last ...

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Wallace: “Reality check” needed after Daytona 500 showing

Wallace managed to avoid the series of multi-car collisions to finish second after Austin Dillon and Aric Almirola clashed on a final restart. That result was an almost perfect start to Richard Petty Motorsports’s year, particularly as it switched manufacturers to Chevrolet and opened a new race shop ahead of the season. Since then, Wallace managed to lead laps at ...

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