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Gordon Hopes For One Last 500 Triumph

Jeff Gordon signs autographs for fans at the at Daytona Int'l Speedway on Saturday. (HHP/Tom Copeland photo)

Jeff Gordon is prepared to lead the field to the green flag in Sunday’s Daytona 500 at 1 p.m. EST, and he remains focused on winning the Daytona 500 for a fourth time in his final attempt.

Hendrick Shows Muscle, Avoids Duel Drama

Hendrick Motorsports teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88), Jeff Gordon (24) and Kasey Kahne battle during Budweiser Duel action Thursday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Rusty Jarrett Photo)

The Hendrick Motorsports domination at Daytona continued with Dale Earnhardt Jr. racing from last to first to win Duel No. 1 and teammate Jimmie Johnson leading 40 of the 64 laps to win Duel No. 2.

Earnhardt Aims For Third Daytona 500 Win

Two-time Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr., the race's most recent winner, had a lot to discuss on Wednesday. (HHP/Alan Marler photo)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. avoided Twitter because he didn’t want to participate in the self-absorbed nature of the social media phenomenon, but vowed if he ever won the Daytona 500 again he would finally start to tweet. So after his win last year in a dramatic race that ended at night because of a lengthy rain delay, the Dale Earnhardt Jr. era of Twitter began.

Rejuvenated Edwards Ready For The 500

Carl Edwards began his first season with Joe Gibbs Racing with a third-place finish in the Sprint Unlimited on Sunday. (NASCAR Photo)

After finishing third in the Sprint Unlimited and posting the third-fastest time in Sunday’s group qualifying for the Daytona 500 qualifications the “Carl Edwards Rejuvenation Tour” has officially begun.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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A busy week of racing across the country produced several exciting finishes. Whose success on the track vaulted them in the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

Larson Ready To Be ‘The Next Big Thing’

Kyle Larson's spectacular month of January keep shim at No. 9 on the SPEED SPORT Power Rankigns. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Kyle Larson enters the 57th Daytona 500 as “The Next Big Thing” in NASCAR Sprint Cup. The driver for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is confident he can live up to those expectations.

Stewart Ready For Year Two With Johnston

Tony Stewart, right, prepares for his second season with crew chief Chad Johnston by aiming for his first Daytona 500 crown. (HHP/Andrew Coppley photo)

Tony Stewart began the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season with renewed vigor, and not even a black flag on Friday could dampen his spirits.

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Racing action began in earnest last weekend, with the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions, World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series all beginning their 2015 seasons. Which drivers scored high enough marks to land a spot in the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

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It’s time for another edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Which drivers’ performances in the Rolex 24 and Monster Energy Supercross helped their cause?

‘Awesome Bill’ Knew His Way Around A Car

Bill Elliott won 11 races in 1985, earning the Winston Million in its first year. (Photo by ISC Archives via Getty Images)

Bill Elliott had a great crew behind him and fast cars beneath him when he won the Winston Million in 1985, but the man known as “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville” had another edge to which few modern drivers can relate.


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