Harvick is set to join Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs
By AMANDA VINCENT The No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet of Austin Dillon will start in the back for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon because of an unapproved gear change, according to a report on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Sunday morning. [...]
Austin Dillon may have won the season-opening Daytona 500, but Richard Childress Racing still must prove that it can be contender on a consistent basis. “Leaner but meaner” became Richard Childress Racing’s mantra this offseason amid a downsizing from fielding three fulltime Cup Series teams to two. Show More Summary
The weekly NASCAR mailbag tackles questions about NASCAR’s rising stars, Ford’s performance in the Daytona 500 and Austin Dillon’s break through win. Each week, SB Nation’s NASCAR reporter Jordan Bianchi answers your questions about the latest news and happenings within the sport. Show More Summary
USA TODAY Sports' Mike Hembree previews the upcoming race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
By AMANDA VINCENT On Wednesday, Richard Childress Racing hosted a special meal to celebrate Sunday’s Daytona 500 win by RCR’s No. 3 team and its driver, Austin Dillon. Among the guests at the lunch was a boy named Jordan, who gave Dillon the penny that was glued inside the No. 3 car prior to the [...]
The lucky penny is just one more parallel between Dillon and Dale Earnhardt Sr.
NASCAR’s radio audio is always beyond entertaining.
Dillon and his No. 3 team don’t get to keep this car.
Blaney finished seventh in the Daytona 500 but scored the most points of anyone and led 118 of the race's 207 laps.
Dillon won after Aric Almirola went spinning off his front bumper on the final lap of the race.
By AMANDA VINCENT During the Daytona 500 Champion’s Breakfast at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Monday morning, 2018 Daytona 500 champion Austin Dillon revealed that he and several of his No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team members commemorated the race win with ink on their butts.” “It hurt,” Dillon said. “It feels okay this morning, [...]
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Dillon led only the last lap on his way to winning the Daytona 500.
If you don't think the finish to Sunday's Daytona 500 was wholly satisfying, you're not alone.
Austin Dillon's victory comes 17 years to the day of Earnhardt's death in the 2001 Daytona 500 and 20 years after Earnhardt's lone Daytona 500 win.
Wallace and Hamlin had contact while racing for second behind Austin Dillon in the Daytona 500.
Austin Dillon isn’t likely to forget winning his first Daytona 500. But just in case, the 27-year-old driver now has a permanent reminder that will always be with him. In the late-night/early-morning hours following his thrilling victory at Sunday’s 60th running of the Great American Race, Dillon...
By AMANDA VINCENT Twenty years ago, a seven-year-old Austin Dillon was in victory lane at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, trying to climb on the Harley J. Earle trophy that had eluded Dale Earnhardt for 20 years, until Earnhardt finally claimed his one and only Daytona 500 win in 1998. Fast-forward 20 years, and Dillon claimed [...]