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The NASCAR Sprint Unlimited has a green flag start time of 8:29p.m EST. 19 NASCAR drivers will be in the race. Kevin Harvick was quickest during first practice but it was Denny Hamlin who was fastest in final practice on Friday night.
Drivers did not escape the night unscathed, as a bad move by Matt Kenseth nine laps in caused a total of five cars to wreck, three cars are in back up cars for tonight’s shoot out. Two of the cars were able to be repaired.
The race line up is not set, as fans in attendance at the track can still vote for how the drivers start the race. Race fans will have three options to determine the order that the drivers will line up. Fans can vote for them to lineup by number of career wins (most to least), their 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup final driver point standings, or the order of when they earned their pole position in 2012.
Tickets are still available for tonight’s race at the tracks official site. The race will be broadcast on FOX.
The race consists of 75 total laps divided up in three segments. Fans voted and the length of each segment will be set at 30 laps, 25 laps and 20 laps.
Starting Lineup for The Sprint Unlimited:
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Kevin Harvick won NASCAR’s Sprint Unlimited – the non-points precursor to the Daytona 500. The event featured 19 drivers who had either won poles or were previous winners of the event.
The race was divided into three segments the last of which was a 20 lap shootout.
Tony Stewart won the first segment after an aggressive move earlier in it caused damage...
Kevin Harvick driver of the No.29 Chevrolet of Richard Childress Racing had the fastest time when first practice came to a close at The Sprint Unlimited on Friday night. Harvick’s top speed was 197.367 mph, with a fast lap time of 45.601.Five drivers did not walk away unscathed though, as nine minutes into the session Matt Kenseth [...]
Kevin Harvick and the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team kicked off the 2013 season by capturing a win in the Sprint Unlimited Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. The Bakersfield, Calif., native started the 75-lap, three-segment event from the 17th position and survived a nine-car accident before the caution flag was displayed, signaling the completion of the first...
THIS IS YOUR THIRD WIN IN YOUR LAST FIVE RACES HERE AT THE SPRINT UNLIMITED. YOU KNEW THE MOVE WAS GOING TO COME. YOU JUST DIDN’T KNOW WHEN AND WHERE. TELL US ABOUT THE LAST LAP COMING OFF TURN 2 “I could see those guys, the No. 16 (Greg Biffle) in the middle-half there, and then the No. 14 (Tony Stewart), they were kind of timing it as to how far they needed to get back to get...
Heading into tonight’s Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, no one really knew was going to happen. With such limited drafting practice in both testing and the two practice sessions last night, it was going to be a “trial by fire” type night for NASCAR’s new Generation Six racecar.
To add to that, a new element to the race formerly known as the Budweiser Shootout gave fans a say...
Denny Hamlin was fastest when final practice wrapped up Friday night for the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin ran the fastest lap at 45.906, his best speed being 196mph.
Mark Martin, Carl Edwards and Kurt Busch will be in back up cars from a wreck that happened during first practice.
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Leading every lap but one in the final segment of The Sprint Unlimited, Kevin Harvick held off Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart to win Saturday night's season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway for the third time.
On the last lap, in the debut race for NASCAR's Gen-6 race car, Harvick blocked Stewart on the inside and moved back up the track to block Biffle...
The NASCAR Sprint Unlimited has a start time of 8:10p.m tonight. 19 NASCAR drivers will be in the race. Kevin Harvick was quickest during first practice but it was Denny Hamlin who was fastest in final practice on Friday night.
Drivers did not escape the night unscathed, as a bad move by Matt Kenseth nine laps in caused a total of five cars to wreck, three cars are in back up cars...
Harvick survives crash-marred race for first Gen-6 win.
NTS Motorsports is pleased to announce the addition of Anderson's Pure Maple Syrup to its 2013 partnership lineup. The Wisconsin-based company will serve as primary sponsor on the No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado for three races with four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Champion, Ron Hornaday, in addition to primary placement on the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado at Martinsville...
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What the HQ used to call the Clash is now something called the Unlimited...
We don't know if the ground rules are the same or not, but they're practicing at Daytona for the 500 mile race next Sunday.
Which, of course, means that big drivers may end up damaging their new paint schemes...
Matt Kenseth would be the guilty one there...
Denny Hamlin led the way with a lap of 45.906 seconds in the final practice for the Sprint Unlimited from Daytona. Rounding out the top five was Joey Logano, Greg Biffle, Kevin Harvick, and Aric Almirola.
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Kevin Harvick led the way with a lap of 45.601 seconds in the first practice for the Sprint Unlimited from Daytona. Rounding out the top five was Aric Almirola, Greg Biffle, Kasey Kahne, and Martin Truex, Jr.
Well, it’s safe to say that was just about what everyone was expecting with the first practice session of the 2013 season getting underway with five-car crash not even ten minutes into the session.
It’s not uncommon to see crashes in practice at the restrictor plate tracks of Daytona and Talladega, and it’s somewhat more common to see them occur in practice sessions for the...