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January 13, 2014,

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Sprint Cup Series

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Austin Dillon tops speed chart

Austin Dillon tops the speed chart during an eight-hour testing session at Preseason Thunder. In fact, Richard Childress Racing held the top three spots on the speed chart.  | Read the full story | Testing speeds

-- Letarte's greatest victory, Dale Jr. himself
-- 2014 presents opportunity, pressure for Danica Patrick
-- Move to television lets Letarte put family first | Junior not surprised by decision
-- Rusty Wallace has strong run in No. 2 car
-- 2014 Daytona Speedweeks schedule
-- Sprint Unlimited: Vote Now | Lineup up to fans' vote | Format in fans' hands | Official news release
-- Steve Letarte, Dale Jr.'s crew chief, to join NBC Sports in 2015
-- Letarte leaving the 'best job in the garage'
-- Dale Jr. supportive of Steve Letarte's move
-- Hendrick to face life without Steve Letarte
-- Rain doesn't dampen Rusty Wallace's spirits
-- Tony Stewart confident in quick comeback
-- Drivers excited for 2014 to begin
-- Richard Buck named Sprint Cup Series managing director | More on Buck
-- Daytona unveils revised crossover gate
-- Day 1 of Preseason Thunder washed out
-- Preseason Thunder to put cars back on track
-- Rusty Wallace returns to No. 2 at Daytona Test
-- Follow along with Preseason Thunder buzz
-- Complete Preseason Thunder Schedule

Nationwide Series


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Knowledge passed down

Bill Elliott was at Preseason Thunder not just to test Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Nationwide car but also to help his son, Chase Elliott, prep for his first season in the Nationwide Series. | Read the full story | Testing speeds from Preseason Thunder

-- Nationwide Series testing wraps at Daytona
-- Trevor Bayne embraces role of Nationwide veteran
-- Regan Smith ready to get started
-- Chase Elliott leads day one testing with father in tow
-- NASCAR to penalize tandem drafting | Drivers adjust to new rules
-- Move up allows Buescher to pursue bigger goal
-- Qualifying changes coming to NASCAR 
-- Earnhardt to run full Nationwide slate in 2014
-- Dale Jr. tabs Chase Elliott for No. 9 JRM ride
-- Bill Elliott to test Dale Jr.'s car for JRM
-- Nationwide Series driver roster for Preseason Thunder

Camping World Truck Series

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Kennedy feels right at home

Ben Kennedy, the great grandson of Bill France Sr., says racing is in his blood. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie shows his stuff at Daytona on Monday, topping the morning session of Preseason Thunder and posting the second fastest time in the afternoon session. | Read the full story | Preseason Thunder NASCAR Truck Series speeds

-- Teams test out new truck bodies at Daytona
-- Jeb Burton aims for strong second season
-- NASCAR Nation reacts to new Truck Series designs
-- Joey Coulter joins GMS Racing for '14 season
-- John Hunter Nemechek to enter 10 Truck Series events
-- Trucks to test new look for first time at Daytona
-- NASCAR to penalize tandem drafting
-- Qualifying changes coming to NASCAR in 2014
-- Truck Series driver roster for Preseason Thunder
-- Race times for 2014 Truck Series schedule released
-- Daytona testing to shed light on 2014 lineup
-- Crafton: 'Tandem ban should add to fans' enjoyment'
-- ThorSport excels in second-day testing at Daytona