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For the second time of Daytona Speedweeks Roush Fenway’s Greg Biffle came up just short of victory, finishing second to Kevin Harvick in Thursday afternoon’s first Duel Qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. Biffle came in second to Kevin Harvick in last Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited all-star race as well. Biffle will start Sunday’s Daytona 500 fifth based on the finish.
“I was on his bumper in three and four but you just have to have some help,” said Biffle. “You have to get that accordion affect. I knew there was a lot going on behind us so I didn’t think about backing up to the bumper of the 42 because I didn’t think that would be smart.
“You have to be in the right place at the right time,” added Biffle. “You have to get a run and have some cars with you and side draft a guy and get out front. A bunch of people wanted to know why I didn’t turn him. It doesn’t take any talent to wreck somebody for the win and wreck 20 cars behind you. You have to run as hard as you can
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Biffle in the Daytona 500:
-In 2012 Biffle started second in the Daytona 500 and during the race led the field eight different times for a combined total of 44 laps. In the end he fell just short of winning, settling for a third-place finish.
-Biffle has 10 career Daytona 500 starts, earning two top-five and three top-10 finishes.
-Biffle earned his first career Sprint Cup pole...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the second time of Daytona Speedweeks Roush Fenway’s Greg Biffle came up just short of victory, finishing second to Kevin Harvick in Thursday afternoon’s first Duel Qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. Biffle came in second to Kevin Harvick in last Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited all-star race as well. Biffle will start Sunday’s Daytona...
Kevin Harvick and his wife, DeLana, became first-time parents about seven months ago....
Anheuser-Busch called upon its world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales to deliver a special package to military veterans Jayson and Justin Ryter on Wednesday in Ormond Beach, Fla. Their delivery man, NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick – who’s no stranger to horsepower – was fit for the job, as the Marines received tickets to Sunday’s Daytona 500.
The Budweiser Clydesdales have been...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Perfect so far at Speedweeks, Kevin Harvick has positioned himself as the favorite to win the Daytona 500.
It's the last label he wanted.
"We like to be the lame-duck underdog. That's what we're shooting for," Harvick said.
Harvick won the first Daytona 500 qualifying race on Thursday to make it 2 for 2 at Daytona International Speedway...
Below is post-race quotes from Ford Racing drivers Brad Keselowski, Casey Mears, David Gilliland, and Greg Biffle
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “We definitely needed that. We missed it a little bit and weren’t as good as we needed to be, but I’m glad we had that opportunity. I’m not happy with just surviving, I want to win, but sometimes you have...
This Week’s Budweiser Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway … Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No.407 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in both the Budweiser Duel and Daytona 500. New to the fleet, this Chevrolet SS will run its first competitive laps at the 2.5-mile superspeedway during Budweiser Speedweeks.
The Champion Returns …...
Kevin Harvick won the first Budweiser Duel on Thursday. The win will allow him to start in the third position for the start of the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
The 55th running of the Daytona 500 will begin broadcasting on FOX at 1:00 PM EST.
It was the second win at Daytona this month for Harvick after he won Saturday nights Sprint Unlimited.
Danica Patrick was the quickest in qualifying...
The season opening race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is the Daytona 500 and for the 55th time the lineup is set for the “Great American Race.”
Unlike any of the other 35 races for the season, the field was set by two qualifying races in the Budweiser Duels. Both 150-mile twin races were run today as Kevin Harvick won the first duel while Kyle Busch won the second.
Kevin Harvick wins first Budweiser Duel at Daytona.
only Auto Club Speedway has signature entrees created by NASCAR drivers for fans during Auto Club 400 Weekend, March 22-24.
NASCAR drivers Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Juan Pablo Montoya andDanica Patrick, will “START YOUR TASTE BUDS” with special entrees served at the Speedway’s“Driver’s Cuisine Cantina” located in the FanZone (on the east side of Impulse/APEX)...
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Another dominant performance was put on by Kevin Harvick Thursday afternoon in the Budweiser Duel when he crossed the finish line first to score his second victory during SpeedWeeks. Harvick won last Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited and now he has won the first Budweiser Duel. Harvick stayed up front for much of the second part of the race and once again, he...
For as much anticipation went into Thursday Budweiser Duels at Daytona, certainly there was disappointment when the second race came to a conclusion.
Well over 75-percent of the 120 laps ran between the two races were predominantly run in a single-file line up against the outside wall around the Daytona International Speedway.
In the first Duel, 2011 Daytona 500 champion Trevor...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Kevin Harvick - First Budweiser Duel), third (Austin Dillon - Second Budweiser Duel), seventh (Paul Menard - Second Budweiser Duel) and eighth (Jeff Burton - Second Budweiser Duel).
Harvick led twice for a total of 23 laps
All four RCR drivers finished within the top 10 in the following NASCAR Loop Data and Statistics...
Kyle Busch can send a thank-you note to Jeff Gordon
And Kevin Harvick is two for two.
In Thursday's second Budweiser Duel 150-mile qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway, Busch inherited the lead when Gordon, who had led all but one lap before pitting on Lap 40, was flagged for speeding on pit road.
The ensuing pass-through penalty handed Busch the top spot, and in...