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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Harvick Kicks-Off Playoffs with a Victory

Kevin Harvick kicks-off playoffs with a victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Cook Out Southern 500 on Saturday, September 6th at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Beer Throwback Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 06, 2020, in Darlington, South Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Harvick kicks-off playoffs with a victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Cook Out Southern 500 on Saturday, September 6th at Darlington Raceway.

The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs are officially underway. The first Round of 16 is running at three extremely different tracks. They begin this past Sunday night at Darlington Raceway, then the series is heading to Richmond Raceway, before ending at Bristol Motor Speedway. When these three races are complete, four drivers at the bottom of the standings are put below the cutline and no longer eligible for championship contention.

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Harvick Wins Playoff Opener after Leaders Wreck

Harvick wins playoff opener in the NASCAR Cup Series, Cook Out Southern 500 on Sunday night at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Beer Throwback Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 06, 2020, in Darlington, South Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Harvick wins playoff opener in the NASCAR Cup Series, Cook Out Southern 500 on Sunday night at Darlington Raceway.

Kevin Harvick was in the right place at the right time to take the lead, then put on an impressive show of tenacity to hold off a hard-charging Austin Dillon to earn his second career Cook Out Southern 500 win at Darlington Raceway in Sunday night’s NASCAR Cup Series Playoff opener.

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