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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Twenty years had passed since Dale Earnhardt ended a career-long drought by winning the Daytona 500 in the famed No. 3 Chevrolet of car owner Richard Childress.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R co-driven by Joao Barbosa, Filipe Albuquerque and Christian Fittipaldi endured in winning the 56th Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Wayne Taylor Racing’s Renger van der Zande captured the Rolex 24 At Daytona Motul Pole Award over Acura Team Penske and Helio Castroneves on the final lap of the 15-minute qualifying session Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch to win the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

It was the eighth win of the season for Truex.

It was the first Monster Energy Series title for the Denver-based Furniture Row Racing as well. It was the second Championship 4 appearance for Truex and the No. 78 team — he finished fourth in 2015.

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YouTube download / AP video / Houston Astros players climbed atop fire trucks and rode through the streets of downtown Houston in a parade honoring their World Series title. (Nov. 3)

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway has undertaken a new project to further improve the infield for the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and NASCAR Weekends.

"Daytona International Speedway is putting the construction vehicles to work as the 'World Center of Racing' has undertaken another improvement project in the infield that will provide benefits to the fan experience for Rolex 24 At Daytona and NASCAR weekends," DIS spokesman Andrew Booth said in a press release.

The NY Knicks have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round pick, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The trade is expected to be official on Monday.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The regular season of NASCAR's re-formatted Chase, which isn't the Chase any more probably doesn't resonate with the casual fan.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation raised nearly $140,000 at its annual Dinner Celebration and Auction featuring NASCAR driver Austin Dillon at the Daytona 500 Club at Daytona International Speedway, event organizers said.

This year's big draw was Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. The funds raised came through sponsorships, live auction sales and tickets for prizes.

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