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  • • MotorTrend’s ‘NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure’ — playoff proving ground
    Ride with Austin Dillon and Matt DiBenedetto as they try to prove themselves in the playoffs in Episode 4 of MotorTrend's 'NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure.'...2020
  • • Charlotte ROVAL Dashes Playoff Hopes for Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Aric Almirola & Austin Dillon
    While Sunday (Oct. 11) afternoon’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL didn’t exactly descend into chaos, four drivers were eliminated when the checkered flag flew and the NASCAR Cup Series playoff field was cut down to eight. The Round of 12’s victims consisted of Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon … The post Charlotte ROVAL Dashes Playoff ...2020
  • • Almirola, Bowman, Kyle Busch collected in Stage 1 wreck
    NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers Aric Almirola, Alex Bowman, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano and Austin Dillon were all involved in a crash during the closing laps of Stage 1 at Talladega Superspeedway. Almirola was leading on Lap 57 of the YellaWood 500 when he was turned by second-place driver Bowman on the backstretch. Both received […]...2020
  • • Austin Dillon plans to "create our own destiny" at Talladega
    Dillon, an afterthought by many entering the playoffs, blazed through the first-round races of Darlington, Richmond and Bristol with a pair of top-five finishes and a 12th, easily advancing to the Round of 12.He and his No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team were hoping for a strong start in the second-round last weekend at Las Vegas, but it was not meant to be.Instead, Dillon experienced ...Keep rea...2020
  • • Friday 5: Can history repeat for No. 3 car at Talladega 20 years later?
    Dale Earnhardt scored his final Cup win 20 years ago at Talladega. Austin Dillon looks to take the No. 3 car back to victory lane there this weekend....2020
  • • Up to Speed: Is Austin Dillon’s Playoff Run for Real?
    For the first time in his NASCAR Cup Series career, Austin Dillon has scored back-to-back top-five finishes.  Last week at Darlington Raceway, Dillon pulled off a surprising second-place result.  He followed that performance up with an even stronger run at Richmond Raceway Saturday night (Sept. 12).  Although Dillon finished fourth, he led 55 laps and … The post Up to Speed: Is Austin Dillon...2020
  • • Column: Dillon out to bust brackets with fast playoffs start
    Austin Dillon was written off as a championship contender before NASCAR's playoffs even began and he knew no one expected him to go far. Dillon raced his way into the playoffs with a win at Texas, just his third in seven full Cup Series seasons, and he has never been considered a threat for the title. NASCAR goes to Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday for the first elimination race and William By...2020
  • • Austin Dillon making good on his bracket-busting promise
    Austin Dillon is delivering on his NASCAR Playoffs Media Day promise to "mess up a lot of brackets." The Richard Childress Racing driver wasted no time backing up his runner-up finish at Darlington Raceway to open the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. A fourth-place finish in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway — […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Stat Sheet: Austin Dillon’s Strong Performances Continue
    Richmond Raceway is known for tire wear and long green-flag runs. And boy, did we get a ton of that this weekend. Three of the four national touring races went caution-free in the final stage this weekend. In Saturday’s (Sept. 12) Cup Series race, there were no cautions besides the two stage breaks and the … The post NASCAR Stat Sheet: Austin Dillon’s Strong Performances Continue...2020
  • • Austin Dillon charges to another top-five finish
    Austin Dillon finished fourth at Richmond, marking the first time in his career he's scored back-to-back top fives....2020

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Austin Dillon injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR hits Dillon, Bowyer, Suarez teams with penalties
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The teams for drivers Austin Dillon, Clint Bowyer and Daniel Suarez have been penalized by NASCAR after the race at Dover. Bowyer and Suarez were each hit with $50,000 fines for their crew chiefs and both teams lost their car chiefs for the next two races for rear window violations. Each team lost 20 drivers and owner points. Bowyer finished second and Suarez third on Su...2018
  • What Spencer Gallagher’s suspension means for his team, NASCAR future
    • What Spencer Gallagher’s suspension means for his team, NASCAR future
    Alan Cavanna, Austin Dillon, and Drew Blickensderfer explain NASCAR's drug testing policy and what Spencer Gallagher's failed test means for him and his team....2018

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  • • 5 Points to Ponder: New Asphalt Is an Automatic NASCAR Nightmare. Why?
    1. New Pavement, Old Problems Texas Motor Speedway was a tale of two races Sunday (July 19). The final stage produced plenty of drama worth watching: frantic restarts, a fateful mistake by rookie Quin Houff and pit strategy that ultimately decided the outcome. Austin Dillon‘s surprise victory was the cherry on top that woke most … The post 5 Points to Ponder: New Asphalt Is an Automati...2020
  • • 2019 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Vegas picks and NASCAR predictions: Back Austin Dillon at Texas
    Micah Roberts pioneered wagering on NASCAR races and just locked in his 2019 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 picks....2019
  • • Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, props advice for Auto Club
    Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon will start from the pole position for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Does he merit a spot in your lineup? We’ve dissected the numbers to offer a suggested lineup worthy of your Fantasy Live consideration as you make roster decisions. PLAY NOW: Set […] The post Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, p...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Austin Dillon’s second-round lap scores him pole in Fontana
    A 39.982-second/180.081 mph lap during Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on Friday earned Austin Dillon the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. It’s Dillon’s fourth-career Cup Series pole and his second at ACS. Although Friday’s qualifying session went three rounds, Dillon’s pole-winning lap came in the second round. With drafting coming into play F...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Kevin Harvick takes pole in qualifying draft at Vegas
    With a 29.914-second/180.517 mph lap in the third and final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday’s Pennzoil 400, the third race of the 2019 Cup Series season and the first will all components of the new 2019 aerodynamic rules package. Harvick will be joined on the front row by Denny Hamlin. Hamlin’s Joe Gi...2019
  • • What NASCAR Drivers May be Moving in 2019?
    As we are over halfway through the 2018 NASCAR season I want to look forward to the 2019 campaign. For the most part, the past few years have had very little big moves in the sport of NASCAR racing. In the past, we used to get all kinds of juicy rumors about this driver maybe going here and that driver going there but for one reason or another that talk just isn’t as prevalent as it used to be. I’...2018
  • • Erik Jones captures first career victory in a wild race at Daytona
    Saturday nights race was full of action. That saw a couple of questionable moves made by one driver that caused to big wrecks that knocked out many of NASCAR’s major drivers. It also saw the first career victories of one of NASCAR’s new and young faces of the sport. Embed from Getty Images Stage One: Polesitter #9 Chase Elliott was able to lead the first 10 laps until #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr traded...2018
  • • Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson excite crowd as Busch earns fifth win of season.
    The race in Joliet, Illinois at Chicagoland Speedway was billed as the race of the big three drivers, that being #4 Kevin Harvick, #78 Martin Truex Jr, and #18 Kyle Busch. All three were in the top five in the race, but it really became the Kyle and Kyle show with an interesting battle for the win with less than 10 to go in the race. Embed from Getty Images Stage One: Pole sitter #21 Paul Menard l...2018
  • • 2018 Daytona 500 Vegas expert picks and predictions: Fade Jimmie Johnson, back Austin Dillon
    Micah Roberts pioneered wagering on NASCAR races and just locked in his Daytona 500 picks...2018
  • • Kyle Busch Leads Opening Daytona 500 Practice
    The first Daytona 500 practice session is in the books, officially putting an end to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series offseason. While most drivers focused on single-car runs in anticipation of Sunday afternoon’s time trials, the Joe Gibbs Racing quartet took the final few minutes in the opening practice to get some drafting laps on the board ahead of tomorrow’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Day...2018

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  • • NASCAR Cup: Austin Dillon’s second-round lap scores him pole in Fontana
    A 39.982-second/180.081 mph lap during Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on Friday earned Austin Dillon the pole for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. It’s Dillon’s fourth-career Cup Series pole and his second at ACS. Although Friday’s qualifying session went three rounds, Dillon’s pole-winning lap came in the second round. With drafting coming into play F...2019
  • • Pressing to Win Not Pressure to Win Caused Penalties for Elliott
    Chase Elliott is under enormous pressure to win. Both fans and media members alike are sounding the call, “Why can’t Elliott win?” “Is he overrated?” The young second generation driver had performed exceptionally well in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. Elliott has scored seven second place finishes along with 23 top-fives in just 85 starts. The seven-time series champion and Hendrick ...2018

Austin Dillon kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • NASCAR: In defense of Austin Dillon and all family drivers
    Austin Dillon has become synonymous with the phrase “Silver Spoon”, referencing his relationship to his NASCAR team owner. It’s time to stop associating him with this moniker. He is not the first driver to be given a ride due to his family ties, he sure won’t be the last, and his talent has been on […] NASCAR: In defense of Austin Dillon and all family drivers - Beyon...2020
  • • Austin Dillon tests positive for COVID-19, will miss Daytona
    Richard Childress Racing announced Saturday morning that Dillon, 30, had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and according to NASCAR protocols he would enter a self-quarantine.Kaz Grala, who drives a partial Xfinity Series schedule for RCR this season, will compete in Sunday’s Cup Series race on the Daytona Road Course.According to RCR, Austin’s wife, Whitney and their infant son ...Keep rea...2020
  • • NASCAR: Austin Dillon to compete at Homestead after son’s birth
    Austin Dillon is slated to compete in today’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway after the birth of his son. Austin Dillon’s wife Whitney gave birth to their first son, Ace RC Dillon, on Sunday morning. A.J. Allmendinger had been on standby for Dillon at Richard Childress Racing for today’s NASCAR Cup Series race […] NASCAR: Austin Dillon to compete at Homes...2020
  • • Austin Dillon racing after wife gives birth to son
    Austin Dillon will be behind the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway after wife Whitney gave birth to son Ace. Dillon shared a photo of Whitney and Ace in a hospital bed writing, “Wow, @whitneydillon you amaze me everyday! This by far is your biggest feat yet. My love […]...2020
  • • Austin Dillon welcomes baby, will race Sunday at Homestead
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Austin Dillon announced Sunday morning that he and his wife Whitney are now parents....2020
  • • NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby for Austin Dillon at Homestead
    A.J. Allmendinger is again on standby for Austin Dillon at Richard Childress Racing for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. For the second NASCAR Cup Series race in a row, A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon at Richard Childress Racing. Should Austin’s wife Whitney go into labor tomorrow with baby Ace […] NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby...2020
  • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    Andy Petree, the VP of Competition for Richard Childress Racing, announced on Monday night’s NASCAR Race Hub on FS1 that A.J. Allmendinger will be on standby for Austin Dillon at Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday. Dillon and his wife Whitney are expecting their first child.  ...2020
  • Austin Dillon’s throwback paint scheme for Darlington
    • Austin Dillon’s throwback paint scheme for Darlington
    Austin Dillon is honoring his grandfather with his paint scheme for Darlington Raceway....2019
  • Defending Daytona: Part 1 – Austin Dillon prepares to go for another win in NASCAR’s biggest race
    • Defending Daytona: Part 1 – Austin Dillon prepares to go for another win in NASCAR’s biggest race
    In this NASCAR Race Hub all-access feature, Austin Dillon counts down to Daytona and talks about what another win in the Great American Race would mean to his team and and family....2019
  • • Hemric: ‘For Me, the Journey is Kind of a Blur’
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will mark a new stage in Daniel Hemric’s journey. Joining the Kannapolis, N.C. native on his journey is his wife, Kenzie. In 2019, Hemric will compete for Sunoco Rookie of the Year with Richard Childress Racing. He joins Austin Dillon at the storied organization. Hemric will also assume the driving reigns of the No. 8 t...2018

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  • • Austin Dillon, in the No. 3, wins Daytona 500
    Leading only in the final lap, Austin Dillon claimed victory at the Daytona 500 in the No. 3 -- 20 years after Dale Earnhardt won the 1998 event in the No. 3....2018
  • • NASCAR: We need to have another conversation on safety
    Since 2001, NASCAR has done everything in their power to make sure safety is the number one priority. But it’s time for another conversation on the matter. There have been many terrifying wrecks since the tragedy of Dale Earnhardt in 2001: Carl Edwards at Talladega Superspeedway in 2009 and Austin Dillon at Daytona International Speedway […] NASCAR: We need to have another conversation...2020
  • • 2018 Daytona 500 results, leaderboard, winner: Austin Dillon takes the crown in OT
    Dillon won the race while driving the famed No. 3 car originally driven by Dale Earhardt Sr....2018
  • • NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby for Austin Dillon at Martinsville
    A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon for this Wednesday evening’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. Richard Childress Racing Vice President of Competition Andy Petree confirmed during Monday evening’s edition of NASCAR Race Hub on Fox Sports 1 that A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon for this Wednesday night’s NASCAR […] NASCAR: A.J...2020
  • • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
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  • • Daytona 500: Childress' Dillon wins after last-lap Almirola clash
    Richard Childress Racing's Austin Dillon took a surprise Daytona 500 victory in an attrition-filled 2018 NASCAR Cup opener featuring two huge crashes and overtime...2018
  • Dillon Eyes Second Round
    • Dillon Eyes Second Round
    Austin Dillon is locked into an intense battle for a second-round playoff spot going into Sunday’s Apache Warrior 400 Presented by Lucas Oil at Dover International Speedway....2017
  • • Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500, full NASCAR results
    Austin Dillon has won the 60th running of the Daytona 500. The Great American Race saw the No. 3 return to victory lane. The Monster Energy Cup Series season begins at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway with the winner laying claim to the Harley J. Earl trophy and a week long media tour. Alex Bowman […]...2018
  • Season Review: Austin Dillon
    • Season Review: Austin Dillon
    The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season saw Austin Dillon score his first career win and make the playoffs....2017
  • • NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby for Austin Dillon at Homestead
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  • • Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 with a lucky penny, just like Dale Earnhardt
    Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 with a lucky penny on his dash. If the story relayed by Dillon, who scored his second career win on Sunday, sounds familiar it’s because it’s eerily similar to Dale Earnhardt winning the Daytona 500. When Earnhardt finally made it to victory lane at Daytona in 1998 he had […]...2018
  • • NASCAR: In defense of Austin Dillon and all family drivers
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  • 2018 Daytona 500: Results and highlights from Austin Dillon's win
    • 2018 Daytona 500: Results and highlights from Austin Dillon's win
    The 2018 Daytona 500 is complete and Austin Dillon took home the checkered flag. Check out the results and highlights from the 60th running of The Great American Race....2018
  • • NASCAR: Austin Dillon to compete at Homestead after son’s birth
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  • • Austin Dillon talks to us about the NASCAR Playoffs, fantasy football and building his legacy
    Last Thursday, I was fortunate to be invited to New York City to attend the NASCAR Playoffs media luncheon to kick off the Playoffs for their first season with Monster as the presenting sponsor for the top series. As I boarded the train and listened to the latest NASCAR news on the TuneIn app, I set out researching and coming up with questions for some of the best drivers in the sport. This week ...2017

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  • • MotorTrend’s ‘NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure’ — playoff proving ground
    2020
  • • Charlotte ROVAL Dashes Playoff Hopes for Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Aric Almirola & Austin Dillon
    2020
  • • Almirola, Bowman, Kyle Busch collected in Stage 1 wreck
    2020
  • • Austin Dillon plans to "create our own destiny" at Talladega
    2020
  • • Column: Dillon out to bust brackets with fast playoffs start
    2020
  • • Elliott: ‘Not (expletive) clear!’ | Darlington Scanner Sounds
    Go inside the helmet of NASCAR's best at one of the toughest race tracks on the schedule, Darlington. From Chase Elliott and Martin Truex's Jr.'s contact to Kevin Harvick holding off Austin Dillon for the win, don't miss anything in this week's Scanner Sounds....2020
  • • Runner-up finish, inspiring motto give Austin Dillon a boost in Darlington playoff opener
    Austin Dillon has shrugged off a share of adversity, critics and social-media backbiters over the course of his career. This season, that approach gained a motto that has become a rallying cry: FIDO -- Forget It & Drive On. Dillon gave another shrug to any notion he'd be an easy out in the NASCAR Cup […]...2020
  • • Austin Dillon Offers Strong Showing in Playoff Opener at Darlington
    Austin Dillon was on many people’s list as a first-round exit from the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs but proved Sunday night (Sept. 6) that he’ll be a tough out. Dillon wheeled his No. 3 Chevrolet to a stout second-place finish in the Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, adding plenty of … The post Austin Dillon Offers Strong Showing in Playoff Opener at Darli...2020
  • • 'Overlooked' playoff driver Austin Dillon stars in Southern 500
    Many would have placed Austin Dillon among the first four drivers eliminated in the opening round of the NASCAR postseason, but the Richard Childress Racing driver proved Sunday that he will not be so easily eliminated from the playoffs....2020
  • • 'Overlooked' playoff driver Austin Dillon stars in Southern 500
    Dillon nearly ran down race winner Kevin Harvick in the closing laps and finished an impressive second in the first race of the 2020 playoffs, putting himself 10 points above the cut line.The result was just his third top-five of the season, but it couldn't have come at a better time. He started the race from the rear of the field after a tire mix-up and gathered just three stage points before ......2020

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