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Before Daytona crash, Ryan Newman was outspoken critic of NASCAR danger

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This we know: Ryan Newman might very well be the toughest man in NASCAR. Now he has a head injury from yet another airborne accident, this one on the last lap of the Daytona 500, and his streak of 649 consecutive races ended Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I have spoken with Jack Roush and he has assured me that the No. 6 car will be waiting and ready for my return," Newman said.

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Ryan Newman treated by NASCAR paramedic 35 seconds after crash

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 19:30

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A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night's airborne accident that was so startling many drivers feared him dead. Newman hit the wall and his car went airborne, was hit by another car to send it airborne a second time, rolled upside down and landed on its roof in flames.

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Ferrari F1 boss says 'the others are faster than us'

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 00:09

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Ferrari Formula One boss Mattia Binotto said on Friday he was less optimistic about his team's pace than he had been in testing last year and rivals were faster than them. Champions Mercedes have been impressively quick in the first week of testing at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya while Ferrari, their closest rivals last year, stood out on Friday for an engine problem that halted Sebastian Vettel. On Wednesday, the first day all of the 2020 cars were out on track together, Ferrari's Charles

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Ryan Newman released from hospital after Daytona 500 crash

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:24

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Ryan Newman was released from a Florida hospital on Wednesday, two days after his frightening crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Roush Fenway Racing released a photo of Newman leaving a Daytona Beach hospital holding the hands of his two young daughters. The team said the 42-year-old Indiana native “continues to show great improvement.” The team added that “true to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends and family while playing with his two daughters” and

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Williams' George Russell says 2020 F1 entry beats last year's 'quite scary' car

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:56

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George Russell was first on track for the start of pre-season testing on Wednesday and sounded positive afterwards as his Williams Formula One team set about banishing the ghosts of a dire 2019 campaign. This time last year the struggling former champions did not have a car to test, finally turning up at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya three days late. Russell, a rookie last year, indicated that one morning had already gone a long way to restoring his confidence.

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Daytona 500 terrifying finish-line crash was a bump-draft gone wrong

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 01:16

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In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love. Hamlin won his second consecutive Daytona 500 and third in five years on Monday night as he surged past Newman on the final lap of a second overtime shootout. The win came as Newman's car was turned hard into the wall, then flipped onto its roof, where he was helpless as he was hit in the driver's side by another car.

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Denny Hamlin wins third Daytona 500 in photo finish

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 04:19

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Hamlin won his third Daytona 500 on Monday, becoming the first driver since Sterling Marlin in 1995 to win “The Great American Race” in consecutive seasons. Hamlin joined six Hall of Fame drivers as winners of three or more Daytona 500s.

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Dale Jr. dives into the details to get over fear of flying after jet crash

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 02:16

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent decades taking risks on the track and in the air. Earnhardt said Sunday before the Daytona 500 that he’s changed his approach to flying following a harrowing crash landing near Bristol Motor Speedway last August. Earnhardt, his wife Amy, daughter Isla, dog and two pilots escaped the fiery jet in east Tennessee.

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Daytona 500 postponed until Monday at 4 p.m. due to rain

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 03:38

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The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump. The first delay of the day came moments after the presidential motorcade completed a ceremonial parade lap around the 2 1/2-mile track. Trump's armored limousine nicknamed “The Beast" exited Daytona International Speedway, and the sky opened for a brief shower that forced drivers back to pit road.

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Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 23:53

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President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. Given the honor of grand marshal for the race, Trump gave thousands of fans a flyover of Air Force One and then rode onto the track in the presidential motorcade as the audience roared with delight. Asked what it was about NASCAR that he most enjoyed, the president said, ``I think it’s really the bravery of these people.

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