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Neither rain nor fire ruined NASCAR’s marquee show

February 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Want to capture the nation’s attention? Try a giant fireball. Continue Reading

NASCAR: Kenseth wins Daytona 500 on wild night

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Far more than fireworks that lit up the sky for Matt Kenseth’s improbable victory in a rain-delayed Daytona 500 that didn’t end until early this morning. Continue Reading

Matt Kenseth wins Daytona 500 after fire and rain

February 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history. Continue Reading

Keselowski tweets from car during Daytona delay

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A bizarre delay in the Daytona 500 has produced another unique moment in NASCAR: Driver Brad Keselowski posted messages on his Twitter account while he waited in his car for the race to resume. Continue Reading

NASCAR: Celebrating with cider

February 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Youngest winner of the Great American Race can’t even hoist a victory champagne Continue Reading

Earnhardt’s loss still felt 10 years after death

February 14, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. After 462 races, a sad-sack losing streak that had spanned 16 long years, Michael Waltrip’s first trip to Victory Lane at the Daytona 500 no less should have been the happiest moment of his life. It was, for 15 or so minutes, anyway. Continue Reading