Austin Dillon Grabs a NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Spot with a Dramatic Win at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 28: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 BREZTRI Chevrolet, celebrates in the Ruoff Mortgage victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on August 28, 2022, in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

Austin Dillon grabs a NASCAR Cup Series playoff spot with a dramatic win at Daytona International Speedway in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 on Sunday afternoon.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With a huge assist from Richard Childress Racing teammate Tyler Reddick after a rain delay of more than three hours, Austin Dillon forced his way into the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff and broke Martin Truex Jr.’s heart.

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On a Thrilling Last Lap, Ross Chastain Captures a Victory at Talladega

On a thrilling last lap. Ross Chastain captures a victory at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 on Sunday.

One lap. That’s all it took for Ross Chastain to drop a watermelon and raise a trophy in celebration. The 29-year-old Floridian led only the last – typically frantic – lap in the GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Sunday to take his second career NASCAR Cup Series victory.

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Almirola, Dillon Win Duels at Daytona

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Almirola, Dillon win Duels at Daytona for NASCAR Cup Series season opener Daytona 500. The Great American Race runs this Sunday, February 14th.

Almirola, Dillon win Duels at Daytona for NASCAR Cup Series season opener Daytona 500. The Great American Race runs this Sunday, February 14th.

The Bluegreen Vacation Duels at Daytona International Speedway are the first points bearing races of the season. They also set the lineup for the Daytona 500. The finishing positions for Duel 1 set the inside line, and the finishing positions for Duel 2 set the outside line. These duels can become dicey with drivers fighting for a good finish to also have a good starting position for the Daytona 500. 

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Austin Dillon Wins Duel 2 at Daytona

Austin Dillon wins Duel 2 at Daytona International Speedway for Richard Childress Racing on Thursday night.

Austin Dillon wins Duel 2 after a rain-delay at Daytona International Speedway for Richard Childress Racing on Thursday night.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As racing resumed at Daytona International Speedway following a two-hour plus rain delay Thursday night, there was a definitive sense of urgency in the field for the Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at Daytona as the clock passed midnight.

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Brad Keselowski Dominates at Richmond Playoff Race

Brad Keselowski dominates at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday night.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – SEPTEMBER 12: Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Western Star/Alliance Parts Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on September 12, 2020, in Richmond, Virginia. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Brad Keselowski dominates at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday night.

Making good on a confident Babe Ruth-like prediction earlier this week when Brad Keselowski said he expects to dominate and win Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 Playoff race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway.

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