Found February 21, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
Sam Hornish, Jr. led the way with a lap of 46.915 seconds in the first practice for the DRIVE4COPD 300 from Daytona. Rounding out the top five was Brad Keselowski, Brian Scott, Austin Dillon, and Elliott Sadler. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Alliance Truck Parks Ford 46.915 Leader 2 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford 46.923 -0.008 3 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 47.132 -0.217 4 3 Austin Dillon AdvoCare Chevrolet 47.137 -0.222 5 11 Elliott Sadler OneMain Toyota 47.291 -0.376 6 20 Brian Vickers Dollar General Toyota 47.292 -0.377 7 18 Matt Kenseth GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota 47.327 -0.412 8 54 Kyle Busch Monster Toyota 47.328 -0.413 9 33 Tony Stewart Oreo/Ritz Chevrolet 47.331 -0.416 10 1 Kurt Busch Guy Roofing Chevrolet 47.333 -0.418 11 99 Alex Bowman Florida Lottery Toyota 47.536 -0.621 12 77 Parker Kligerman Bandit Chippers Toyota 47.536 -0.621 13 6 Trevor Bayne Cargill Ford 47.579 -0.664 14 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet 47.579 -0.664 15 87 Joe Nemechek Florida DOT Toyota 48.278 -1.363 16 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet 49.935 -3.020 17 43 Michael Annett Pilot Ford 50.170 -3.255 18 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 50.443 -3.528 19 44 Hal Martin American Custom Yachts Toyota 50.680 -3.765 20 60 Travis Pastrana Roush-Fenway Racing Ford 50.731 -3.816 21 7 Regan Smith Clean Coal Chevrolet 50.841 -3.926 22 10 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Toyota 50.910 -3.995 23 30 Nelson Piquet Jr. Worx Chevrolet 50.922 -4.007 24 32 Kyle Larson Clorox Chevrolet 50.959 -4.044 25 8 Scott Lagasse Jr. Hybrid Light/Boy Scouts of America Chevrolet 51.239 -4.324 26 55 Jamie Dick Viva Motorsports Chevrolet 51.254 -4.339 27 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services/Flex Seal Chevrolet 51.266 -4.351 28 19 Mike Bliss G-Oil Toyota 51.313 -4.398 29 85 Bobby Gerhart Lucas Oil Chevrolet 51.321 -4.406 30 79 Jeffrey Earnhardt Uponor Ford 51.684 -4.769 31 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Stalk It/World Ventures Chevrolet 51.714 -4.799 32 24 Blake Koch I Am Second/Salt Life Toyota 51.789 -4.874 33 70 Johanna Long Foretravel Chevrolet 51.958 -5.043 34 51 Jeremy Clements USSJamesEWllmsDDG95/ASEInc Chev 52.103 -5.188 35 15 Juan Carlos Blum VMP Ford 52.439 -5.524 36 4 Danny Efland Flex Seal Chevrolet 52.470 -5.555 37 40 Reed Sorenson e-Swisher Chevrolet 52.666 -5.751 38 14 Eric McClure Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Toyota 0.000 0.000

Johnson and Earnhardt Jr. discuss what they learned

Jimmie Johnson finished fourth in today's Duel. He commented on what he learned.“It’s really tough to pass. When another car gets near your rear tire it’s like you threw the parachute out. Just a new vehicle, a new way to race we are trying to understand how to make our car better in those situations, just trying to learn really. Great run, a Chevy won, I think we were...

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. blows engine in Daytona 500 practice

Eleven laps into practice at Daytona International Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. blew the engine of his Hendrick Chevrolet SS. The crew will be changing Earnhardt Jr’s engine, and that will require him to start at the back of field during his qualifying run in the Budweiser Duels on Thursday. “They’ll figure out what happen,” Earnhardt said. “I’m sure there is some logical...

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FOURTEENTH SEASON: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, will kick off his 14th fulltime NASCAR Sprint Cup season when he takes the green flag in the Daytona 500 on Feb. 24. Earnhardt made his Cup debut on May 30, 1999, when he started eighth and finished 16th at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. In 469 career starts, the Kannapolis, N.C., native, has...

Earnhardt Jr., on today's engine failure

Dale Earnhardt Jr comments on engine failure during practice for the Budweiser Duel at Daytona Qualifying Races: WHAT HAPPENED?“We broke a motor, it’s as simple as that. They’ll figure out what happen. I’m sure there is some logical explanation as to what happened, but, we’ll just put a new one in and start at the back of the Qualifier tomorrow, and race up through there...

Earnhardt Jr. tops in final Daytona 500 practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Quiet most of Speedweeks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. made a little noise Saturday. Earnhardt topped the speed chart for the final practice session before Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500. The 2004 Daytona 500 champion turned the fast lap by averaging 198.592 mph around the 2 -mile superspeedway. David Gilliland was second, followed by Clint Bowyer, Marcos...

Dale Jr.'s engine fails at Daytona

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s engine failed during NASCAR Sprint Cup practice on Wednesday, meaning he will drop to the rear of the field for his Budweiser Duel.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses engine failure

Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses his engine failure at Daytona.

Earnhardt: being cocky in NASCAR 'is a good thing'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has gained a little confidence heading into this NASCAR season, which he says is very important to have in the sport. Last season was one of the overall best for Earnhardt as he won a race

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is one of NASCAR's best restrictor-plate drivers...

Why America loves NASCAR

On any given weekend during NASCAR season, thousands of fans pour into stadiums around the country to take part in a sport that is growing more popular every year. Tens of thousands of people gather around their television sets at home with their families every weekend to watch the races. NASCAR has become a household name and even those who are not fans still have some familiarity...

Daytona 500 from Daytona Final Practice Times

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. led the way with a lap of 45.319 seconds in the final practice for the Daytona 500 from Daytona. Rounding out the top five was David Gilliland, Clint Bowyer, Marcos Ambrose, and Aric Almirola. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevrolet 45.319 Leader 2 38 David Gilliland Love’s Travel Stops Ford 45.358 -0.039...
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