ERNIE IRVAN: WINNING 1991 DAYTONA 500 CHANGED MY LIFE

February 1991 is remembered in American history for Operation Desert Storm as part of the first Gulf War. The security attention paid to Super Bowl XXV in Tampa, Fla., and around the country was increased. Three weeks following the NFL championship game, the largest sporting crowd since the military operation began gathered on Florida’s East Coast a few hours from where the Giants won their second title. Over 100,000 fans filled the grounds of Daytona International Speedway for the 500. Er ...

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With the new rules package put in place by NASCAR prior to the Daytona 500, speeds have picked up and the guys behind the wheel have been forced to adjust the way they drive. A larger restrictor plate, a taller whicker down the back of the car and a new rear shock package have changed how the cars handle in the draft around the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway. Already a handling sensitive track, the new rules package – plus NASCAR’s ‘hands-off’ approach to bump-dr ...

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FAMILY GUY: NASCAR IN CHINA

  It's funny because it's true. Go 'Kentcuky' Wildcats! (Twitpic)Polish newspaper claims 'Pedobear' is Vancouver 2010 Olympic mascot (Telegraph) Drew Brees leads pre-game chant at bar (YouTube)Super Bowl-clinching play reenacted on Tecmo Bowl (Kotaku)How to improve the Winter Olympics (Holy Taco)Quarterbacks getting tackled by invisible players (Holy Taco)MMA fighter being Photoshopped into a living death (Cage Potato) Stores that tell you exactly what they are (Break) T ...

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DAYTONA 500 EARLY ODDS

Starting order. We don’t need a stinking starting order. Odds are out for the Daytona 500. Even though we have no clue who is starting in spots 3-43, there are some trends developing for the race and the 2010 season.Oh, wait. This information is for the sake of entertainment. So don’t use my advice; go purse shopping the day of the race and buy your mommy a nice Valentine’s Day card. That’s bleeping teamwork My favorite Tenacious D song applies to Sunday’s race. ...

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LOLNASCAR: JUNIOR’S SOLEMN VOW

Let us all remember this sacred pledge. Props to LOLnascar. Related links:Let 2010 begin!Tony (Montoya) StewartThe secret to Jimmie Johnson's successToo much informationKyle's big planElvis Earnhardt Jr.You were warnedWho's the boss?Who you calling rookie?The Junior bailoutCalm down, DennyMark Martin and the InternetsBrad CauseawreckskiLa-la-la I can't hear youSay hello to my little friendThe 28-year-old virginEstrada!Another boring raceUnlike Juan Pablo Montoya, All Left Turns is beloved in ...

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