DAYTONA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DAYTONA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Avondale, Ariz. • Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway. Back at Phoenix four months later, he stamped his arrival at Stewart-Haas Racing by winning the second race with his new team — doing it on the same weekend he celebrated his 13th wedding anniversary, no less. Yeah, Harvick kind of likes it here in the desert. Disappointed at the Daytona 500 after a last-lap crash, Harvick bounced back q...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576225162014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57622516@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:47 MDT NASCAR: Keselowski takes pole in Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57615173-77/qualifying-keselowski-lap-nascar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57615173-77/qualifying-keselowski-lap-nascar.html.csp">NASCAR: Keselowski takes pole in Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T20:08:23.939-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Avondale, Ariz. • Brad Keselowski earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through NASCAR’s new knockout-style qualifying Friday. Keselowski had a fast lap of 139.384 mph, turning the mile oval in 25.828 seconds to earn a spot on the front row next to Joey Logano for Sunday’s 312-mile race. Jamie McMurray qualified third, defending Sprint Cup champion was fourth and Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start fifth next to Greg Biffle. NASCAR made numerous change...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57615173@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:08:23 MDT 5 things to know about the Daytona 500 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57591890-77/daytona-500-race-earnhardt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57591890-77/daytona-500-race-earnhardt.html.csp">5 things to know about the Daytona 500</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Five things to know about the rain-delayed Daytona 500, NASCAR’s signature event that finished under the lights Sunday at Daytona International Speedway: Hendrick domination Richard Childress Racing garnered attention last week. Joe Gibbs Racing grabbed headlines this week. Hendrick Motorsports left Daytona International Speedway with the only prize that really mattered. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500 and first in more than a decade Sunday night, overcomi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575918902014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591890@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:41:48 MDT NASCAR: Tony Stewart’s Daytona 500 futility continues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57588455-77/daytona-stewart-500-engine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57588455-77/daytona-stewart-500-engine.html.csp">NASCAR: Tony Stewart’s Daytona 500 futility continues</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:50:37.811-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Tony Stewart’s night ended with more Daytona heartache. Stewart made it 0-for-16 in the Daytona 500 after another failed effort Sunday in the No. 14 Chevrolet. In 18 seasons spanning NASCAR and IndyCar, Stewart has been able to cross most everything off his to-do list. He still has one big milestone to chase in winning the Daytona 500. Stewart was forced to pit road around the halfway point with an engine problem, then later went to the garage with other issues. He sat in t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588455@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:50:37 MDT NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57588462-77/earnhardt-daytona-500-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57588462-77/earnhardt-daytona-500-race.html.csp">NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:50:37.859-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona’s longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end. NASCAR’s most popular driver won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night for the second time — a decade after his first victory — to snap a 55-race losing streak dating to 2012. The victory ended a streak of futility at Daytona International Speedway, where he finished second in three of the previous four 500s. “Winning this race is the greatest feeling that you could fee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575884622014-02-25T16:50:37.859-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:50:37.859-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588462@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:50:37 MDT Hamlin in running for Daytona trifecta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57581654-77/chevrolet-daytona-ford-toyota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57581654-77/chevrolet-daytona-ford-toyota.html.csp">Hamlin in running for Daytona trifecta</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jenna fryEr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T20:59:39.175-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 08:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Denny Hamlin almost couldn’t help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when he anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago. The move backfired, he found himself mired in traffic and after a deep breath to regroup, used a different game-plan to get to the front. It was a valuable lesson in patience, one he’ll need Sunday when he tries to become the first driver at Daytona I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575816542014-02-22T20:59:39.175-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-22T20:59:39.175-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57581654@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:59:39 MDT NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. optimistic about ’14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57580622-77/earnhardt-daytona-500-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57580622-77/earnhardt-daytona-500-season.html.csp">NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt Jr. optimistic about ’14</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mark long</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T20:51:37.416-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • It’s been a decade since Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s lone Daytona 500 victory. He’s come close so many times since, even finishing second three of the last four years, but has yet to make that coveted drive down pit road and into Victory Lane. No one should be surprised to find him back there Sunday. Forget that Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth have won the first three Sprint Cup races during Speedweeks. Disregard that Richard Childress Racing has pole-sitter Austin Dillon, who is d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575806222014-02-21T20:51:37.416-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-21T20:51:37.416-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580622@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:51:37 MDT NASCAR: Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth win Daytona 500 qualifying races http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575957-77/kenseth-daytona-race-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575957-77/kenseth-daytona-race-win.html.csp">NASCAR: Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth win Daytona 500 qualifying races</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNA FRYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:12:21.409-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Denny Hamlin is still undefeated in 2014, winning the second Daytona 500 qualifying race Thursday night as he coolly pulled away from the field as chaos erupted behind him. Now he will attempt to become the first driver in history to sweep Speedweeks when he tries to win Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500. Hamlin also won last Saturday night’s exhibition Sprint Unlimited. “Once that snowball starts to roll, it’s hard to stop it, and right now we’re just on a heck of a run,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575759572014-02-20T22:12:21.409-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-20T22:12:21.409-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575957@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:12:21 MDT TV/radio sports programming for Friday, Feb. 21 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575820-77/espn-daytona-fla-nascar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57575820-77/espn-daytona-fla-nascar.html.csp">TV/radio sports programming for Friday, Feb. 21</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T14:44:12.824-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 02:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Daytona 500, at Daytona Beach, Fla., 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, pole qualifying for DRIVE4COPD 300, at Daytona Beach, Fla., 11 a.m., ESPN2 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for NextEra Energy Resources 250, at Daytona Beach, Fla., 2 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, NextEra Energy Resources 250, 5:30 p.m., FS1 Boxing • Lightweights, Chris Rudd (12-1-0) vs. Yakubu Amidu (19-4-2), Fedor Papazov (14-0...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57570009@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:12:58 MDT NASCAR: Austin Dillon takes pole for Daytona 500 — in No. 3 car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57555046-77/dillon-earnhardt-daytona-500.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57555046-77/dillon-earnhardt-daytona-500.html.csp">NASCAR: Austin Dillon takes pole for Daytona 500 — in No. 3 car</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-16T23:30:58.826-06:00">Updated Feb 16, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona. Dillon reawakened the days of The Intimidator and proved he can handle the spotlight thrust on his ride in the 3, winning the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500. He took the top spot with a lap at 196.019 mph in NASCAR’s season opener in a car Richard Childress has refused to field ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575550462014-02-16T23:30:58.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-16T23:30:58.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57555046@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:30:58 MDT