AUDIO/FEATURE: Self Strikes Gold With Second Chance In Racing

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There was an overwhelming sense of relief in Michael Self’s voice after last week’s announcement that he will drive for MDM Motorsports in the 54th annual Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Feb. 18.

ARCA: Hessert Returning to Venturini Motorsports in Part-Time Slate

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CONCORD, N.C. – Tom Hessert, the popular 10-year veteran of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, announced today his return to Venturini Motorsports (VMS) with an abbreviated 2017 race schedule beginning with the series’ season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Coming off of a career best, second-place finish in last year’s ARCA National Championship standings, Tom Hessert will return …

NXS: Harvick Returns to XFINITY Series & JR Motorsports as Defending Auto Club Winner

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FONTANA, Calif. — Story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Kyle Souza — Doug Pensinger/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — It’s a home game for Kevin Harvick this weekend. Harvick will return to his home state, California, to compete in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. However, he will also take his second stab at the NASCAR XFINITY …

The Souza Files: Daytona 500 Win Is Start of Something More For Denny Hamlin

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Ever since his rookie season in 2006, Denny Hamlin has been trying to win NASCAR’s two biggest prizes. He obviously has been gutting it out trying to win the Sprint Cup Series championship, coming close on some occasions, but …

NSCS: Stewart on the Road to Racing Return; Vickers Battles Back During Substitute Start

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — During Sunday’s 58th Annual Daytona 500, there were two drivers that were noticeably missing from the racing surface. The first of those was Jeff Gordon, a three-time 500 champion and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion with 93 career …

NCWTS: Race Preview — Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — It’s the tough trucks, at Daytona, under the lights. It doesn’t get much better than that. On Friday evening, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will open their 2016 season with the NexEra Energy Resources 250 at the newly …

NSCS: Rookie Rolls; Brian Scott Paces Fourth Round of Daytona 500 Practice

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Competing in his first full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, rookie Brian Scott led Wednesday night’s fourth practice session for the 58th Annual Daytona 500 in his No. 44 Alberstons Co./Shore Lodge Ford Fusion. Making his …

NSCS: Two-Oh-Fast; McDowell Surges to the Top in Third Daytona 500 Practice

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Driving Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing’s No. 59 Thrivent Financial Chevrolet SS, Michael McDowell paced Wednesday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 practice at Daytona International Speedway. McDowell ran a lap of 44.961 seconds (200.173 mph) …

NSCS: Fireworks Light Up Daytona; Vickers Sparks First Crash of 2016 During Sprint Unlimited

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited — a 75-lap exhibition race to start the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season — at Daytona International Speedway saw a six-car crash on Lap 23, the first major incident of the new season. Brian …