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History At Phoenix Tees Up Earnhardt For Two In A Row 

With an epic Daytona 500 triumph in the books, it’s on to Phoenix International Raceway for Dale Earnhardt Jr., with plenty of historical fodder indicating a second-straight victory not only is possible but somewhat probable considering the inevitable momentum from winning NASCAR’s biggest event.

And So Begins The Longest Season In Sports Today…

TV Times, by Lou ModestinoWith the Daytona 500 and Speed Weeks over, it’s now the start of the grueling NASCAR season that won’t end until the last race at Homestead a week before Thanksgiving. It’s the longest season in sports.  Let’s get down to what’s really bothering a lot of the fans that are still following NASCAR.  It’s the original core of fans that were around before the fickle newbies left for other things. Like the youngsters who are more preoccupied with their ipods and ipads than NASCAR or any other sport.

Maybe NASCAR should run the Daytona 500 at night all the time?

Daytona-500-2014-logo-250x214All is right with the world once again.  Dale Jr. wins the Daytona 500.

What a race. Maybe they should run it at night all the time.

Everyone that stayed with Fox on Sunday night and didn’t get caught up in the Sochi closing ceremonies was rewarded with a pretty good race and a win by NASCAR’s most popular driver. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fended off repeated challenges from teammates and Roush Fenway, Penske and Joe Gibbs Racing drivers to capture his second Daytona 500. With the top 25 cars separated by less than 1 second, it was a buzzing pack of wild action once the rain cleared.