Found February 27, 2013 on Race Review Online:
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Many observers thought the Sprint Cup teams with Toyota Racing Development engines would start off the strongest this season. No less than last year’s Sprint Cup champion, Brad Keselowski, said late in the year that he thought Toyota would have an advantage to start the 2013 season until everyone else could catch up. Well, the TRD engines were a huge problem this past weekend at the Daytona International Speedway as they saw five drivers in the Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series have engine related issues. In Saturday’s Drive 4 COPD 300, Brian Vickers, Elliott Sadler and Kyle Busch all had engine issues with Busch actually falling out of the race due to his motor blowing. The other two ran hot which could be due to the two-car tandem racing, but nevertheless they had issues. In Sunday’s Daytona 500, both Busch and Matt Kenseth blew their motors in consecutive laps late in the race. The biggest issue with that is they were running 1-2 when this happened and coming to the waning ...
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