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Middletown’s Joey Logano Wins The Daytona 500

^By JENNA FRYER= ^AP Auto Racing Writer= DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 […]

02/22/2015

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Joey Logano Takes Home Checkered Flag At Daytona 500

24-year-old Connecticut native Joey Logano claimed the checkered flag at this year’s Daytona 500.

02/22/2015

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NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon To Retire

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season

01/22/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Rice On NFL Dreams And NASCAR Victories With Jimmie Johnson

“The NFL was a very, very attainable goal,” the country music star and former North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker revealed during the exclusive video interview.

09/22/2014

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15 Hottest NASCAR Wives And Girlfriends

ESPN/ABC is coming under fire this week after using a split screen during the nail-biting end of the Indy 500 showing Helio Castroneves’ galpal instead of the race. He, um, ultimately lost by the way. So that got us thinking which NASCAR Drivers have WAGs who are split screen worthy?

05/29/2014

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Five Sporting Events Worth Traveling For

Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.

12/31/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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NASCAR Preview: Don’t Give Jimmie Johnson The Title Just Yet

Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.

11/15/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Dem Senator Wants Fox Not To Broadcast NRA-Sponsored NASCAR Race

A U.S. senator from Connecticut has sent a letter to media mogul Rupert Murdoch asking that Fox network not broadcast Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.

04/12/2013

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 24: Safety workers attend to Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, after an incident with Joey Logano (not pictured), driver of the #22 AAA Southern California Ford, on the final lap during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 24, 2013 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

New Flare-Up In Feud Involving Middletown’s Logano

Tony Stewart got into a post-race shoving match withMiddletown’s Joey Logano, who aggressively blocked Stewart on a late restart railing against the 22-year-old Logano in several interviews and accusing him of being “nothing but a little rich kid that’s never had to work in his life.”

03/25/2013

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