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Austin Dillon's team wins Daytona awards 07-05-2013
Austin Dillon
Austin Dillon and his team win two race awards in the Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon won the Coors Light Pole award for his 178.934 mph qualifying lap in the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro. Earnhardt Childress Racing Engines won the Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race award. Dillon led five laps in the race and finished in fifth-place. He is currently fifth in the 2013 NNS point standings.
Kurt Busch won Brake in the Race award 07-05-2013
Kurt Busch
Sprint Cup regular Kurt Busch won the Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race" award at Daytona in the Nationwide Series. The award is given to the highest eligible driver in the running order at the time of the first caution of each race. The driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro, who started seventh and finished fourth, earned the award in the Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250. Busch is ineligible for driver points in this series.
James Buescher wins Mobil 1 award at Daytona 07-05-2013
James Buescher
James Buescher wins the Mobil 1 Driver of the Race award at Daytona in the Nationwide Series. The award is given to the winner of the race or the next-highest finishing driver displaying the Mobil 1 decal. The driver of the No. 34 Chevrolet Camaro earned the award for his second place finish in the Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Buescher, a Camping World Truck Series regular, is ineligible for driver points in this series.
Matt Kenseth wins Subway Firecracker 250 07-05-2013
Matt Kenseth
Sprint Cup regular Matt Kenseth wins the 12th Annual Subway Firecracker 250 , his 27th victory in 255 NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is the No. 18 Toyota Camry driver's first NNS victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2013. It is he second victory and 10th top-10 finish in 13 NNS races at Daytona International Speedway. Kenseth is ineligible to earn driver points in this series.
Stenhouse top rookie starter at Daytona 07-05-2013
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is the top rookie qualifier for the Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Stenhouse's lap of 192.984 mph in the No. 17 Ford Fusion was ninth fastest, ahead of Danica Patrick (the No. 10 Chevrolet will start 11th), the only other 2013 ROTY contender going for a spot in the race.
Kyle Busch on pole for Coke Zero 400 07-05-2013
Kyle Busch
Kyle Busch wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 55th Annual Coke Zero 400 with a lap of 46.458 seconds, 193.723 mph. This is the No. 18 Toyota Camry driver's 13th pole in 311 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. It is his third pole and 15th top-10 start in 2013. This Busch's first pole in 18 races at Daytona International Speedway.
Blake Koch does not qualify at Daytona 07-05-2013
Blake Koch
Blake Koch does not qualify for the Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. One of the `go-or-go-homers' required to qualify on speed, he ran a 37th fastest lap of 173.732 mph in the No. 00 Toyota. This was not good enough to make the 40-car field.
Kurt Busch best NNS go-or-go-homer starter 07-05-2013
Kurt Busch
Sprint Cup regular Kurt Busch runs quickest Nationwide Series qualifying lap of the go-or-go-homer drivers. Of the teams required to make the field on speed, the lap of 178.172 mph in the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro was the fastest. The qualifying speed puts him seventh in the lineup for the Nationwide Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Six out of seven NNS poles for Austin Dillon 07-05-2013
Austin Dillon
Austin Dillon wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 12th Annual Subway Firecracker 250 with a lap of 50.298 seconds, 178.934 mph. Dillon has won the Coors Light pole in six of the last seven NASCAR Nationwide Series events: Charlotte, Dover, Iowa, Michigan, Kentucky and Daytona. This is the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro driver's ninth pole in 60 NNS races and first pole in four NNS races at Daytona International Speedway.
David Reutimann leads Daytona Happy Hour 07-05-2013
David Reutimann
David Reutimann is at the top of the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice leading to the Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. The No. 83 Toyota Camry driver put up a 197.537 mph lap in the final practice. No. 34 David Ragan, No. 9 Marcos Ambrose, No. 24 Jeff Gordon and No. 55 Michael Waltrip are the rest of the top five and No. 35 Josh Wise was the slowest of the 17 cars running in this final session. Reutimann also had a 10-lap average speed of 194.480 mph. This was the best of the eight cars running at least 10 consecutive laps.
AJ Allmendinger leads Daytona Cup Practice 1 07-05-2013
A.J. Allmendinger
AJ Allmendinger leads the first practice for the Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. The lap of 200.218 mph in the No. 51 Chevrolet SS was the quickest of the 43 cars out on the track for the first practice session. No. 15 Clint Bowyer, No. 99 Carl Edwards, No. 42 Juan Pablo Montoya and No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. No. 32 Terry Labonte was the slowest. Allmendinger also had a 10-lap average speed of 197.280 mph. This was the best of the 18 cars running at least 10 consecutive laps.