No. 5 Gator Lacrosse Hosts No. 10 Dartmouth Tonight

Florida Lacrosse is headed into a tough matchup with a talented Dartmouth team tonight at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. It is the first time in program history the Gators will face the Big Green who are undefeated in their five games so far this season.

Dartmouth’s last win came as a double overtime upset over third ranked Duke on Saturday. But the 8-2 Gators are coming off success as well, bringing a four game win streak to the table.

Continue reading “No. 5 Gator Lacrosse Hosts No. 10 Dartmouth Tonight”

Keselowski holds on to win Food City 500

The #2 and the #17 teams made key decisions when they chose not to pit for tires with less than 20 laps to go. Keeping the old tires allowed them to keep the track position both cars had fought hard to maintain – and ultimately allowed the Blue Deuce to ride into Victory Lane.

It was Brad Keselowski’s second Bristol win in the past two Sprint Cup races at the famous short track after winning the August race in the 2011 season.

Continue reading “Keselowski holds on to win Food City 500”

Matt Kenseth wins bizarre Daytona 500

It was a night of firsts. The first time rain postponed the 500. The first time the race started under the lights on primetime TV. The first time it would run on Monday. And Tuesday. The first time a driver would post on Twitter from his car during the race. The first time a jet dryer would explode on the track. There was fire, and there was plenty of rain. But when the checkered flag flew just under 36 hours after its scheduled start time,

Continue reading “Matt Kenseth wins bizarre Daytona 500”

Rain postpones Daytona 500 for first time ever

A cloudy and drizzly day dampened the spirits of NASCAR fans who showed up for the 54th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The action-packed races all throughout Speedweeks had provided an exciting buildup to the 500, and the race was schedule to start at 1:30 PM. But after driver introductions, the ceremonial invocation and national anthem, there was nothing. Just more rain.

With more rain came more waiting. Some fans waited in the grandstands in ponchos.

Continue reading “Rain postpones Daytona 500 for first time ever”

Buescher dodges crash-fest to grab first Nationwide win

Coming into the white flag lap, it was a Busch brothers tandem pulling away from the pack. But Joey Logano paired with Trevor Bayne came closing in along the back straightaway, making their move into turn 3, and fans in the grandstands jumped out of their seats. The four were running side-by-side out of turn 4, and from behind came Tony Stewart trying to make a move. Joey Logano went for the block… and chaos ensued.

Continue reading “Buescher dodges crash-fest to grab first Nationwide win”

Unknown Rookie Wins the Truck Race at Daytona

Who is John King?

That was the question everyone was asking at the end of Friday’s Next Era Energy 250 as the Tennessee native drove the #7 to Victory Lane for Red Horse Racing. It was understandable no one knew him – it was only King’s third career win, the other two coming in dirt late model and late model stock. But the rookie driver clinched the victory on a green-white-checkered finish in just his 7th truck start.

Continue reading “Unknown Rookie Wins the Truck Race at Daytona”

Stewart, Kenseth win Gatorade Duels

Celebration for Robby Gordon and the #7 team. Heart-breaking disappointment for driver-owner Michael Waltrip. And a frustrating final lap for Sprint Cup rookie Danica Patrick. This was the mood at the conclusion of the Gatorade Duels at Daytona on Thursday. The game plan for every team coming in was to make it if you had to, but by all means: don’t break it.

Ten of the 49 drivers running in the twin 150’s were vying for the final four spots in the Daytona 500.

Continue reading “Stewart, Kenseth win Gatorade Duels”