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  • • Dropping the Hammer: For History’s Sake, Let Fans Attend NASCAR’s Next Gen Test at Bowman Gray Stadium
    Maybe it was foreshadowing, or maybe Ben Kennedy was just stating a fact. On Sept. 15, NASCAR’s senior vice president of strategy and innovation, and member of the France family, addressed the media on the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series schedule. He eventually touched on arguably its biggest development: The Busch Clash will be held on ... Read more...2021
  • • NASCAR: Opening race moving to new location in 2022?
    The Busch Clash has historically been run at Daytona International Speedway. But ahead of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, it could be run at an entirely different location. NASCAR has shown this season alone that they are not afraid of changing the schedule by flipping it upside down and creating a whole new one […] NASCAR: Opening race moving to new location in 2022? - Beyond the Flag - ...2021
  • • 2-Headed Monster: Should Busch Clash Move to LA Coliseum?
    Reportedly, NASCAR is considering moving the exhibition Busch Clash from Daytona International Speedway to the Los Angeles Coliseum for 2022. The event has traditionally opened Speedweeks at Daytona, which culminates with the Daytona 500. The move would follow NASCAR changing the Clash from Daytona’s superspeedway to the road course in 2021. While this potential move ... Read more...2021
  • 5 Points to Ponder: Can NASCAR & Hollywood Mix in L.A.?
    • 5 Points to Ponder: Can NASCAR & Hollywood Mix in L.A.?
    1. NASCAR Racing in L.A. Coliseum? A Hollywood affair? The NASCAR world was caught by surprise with Monday’s (Sept. 6) Labor Day bombshell in The Athletic about a potential 2022 exhibition race in Los Angeles. According to sources in the story, the Busch Clash would be moved from its traditional spot, Daytona International Speedway, to a short ... Read more...2021
  • • NASCAR: Should this recent trend concern Kyle Busch?
    Kyle Busch got the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season off to a hot start, winning the Busch Clash at the Daytona road course. But he hasn’t won since. Following a last-lap “clash” between Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott and Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney, it was Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch who capitalized to win the first […] NASCAR: Should this recent trend c...2021
  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 O’Reilly Auto Parts 253
    Is this weekend deja vu in NASCAR? It is for many Cup Series teams who competed in the Busch Clash less than two weeks ago. They return to Daytona International Speedway to turn left and right on the road course Sunday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. ET. This layout is much longer than some other …...2021
  • NASCAR alters backstretch chicane on Daytona Road Course
    • NASCAR alters backstretch chicane on Daytona Road Course
    Repeatedly during last week’s Busch Clash exhibition race on the road course, dirt and grass were sprayed on the track and onto other cars when cars cut the corners on the backstretch chicane.To help reduce those incidents, NASCAR has now added rumble strips in front of the “turtle curbing” to the Turn 9 and Turn 10 chicane on the backstretch.The rumble strips are the same as those ...Keep reading...2021
  • • NASCAR tweaks Daytona Road Course's bus stop chicane
    NASCAR has tweaked the Daytona International Speedway Road Course’s bus stop chicane before this weekend’s national series tripleheader, following driver feedback from the season-opening Busch Clash. The sanctioning body added rumble strips to the Turn 9 and Turn 10 chicane on the backstretch to prevent cars from getting into the grass and spraying dirt onto […]...2021
  • • NASCAR: Despite success, Toyota comes up shy at Daytona
    Despite last-lap shenanigans of the 2021 Daytona 500, the race capped off an otherwise successful NASCAR season-opening campaign for Toyota. The #18 M&M Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota of Kyle Busch benefitted from last-lap antics of Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney to win the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Busch Clash exhibition race at the Daytona […] NASCAR: Despite success, Toyota comes ...2021
  • • Daytona 500 Kicks Off NASCAR’s ‘Most Dynamic and Bold Schedule’ in 50 years
    The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season begins in earnest on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway with the 63rd running of The Great American Race (last weekend’s Busch Clash was an exhibition). The Daytona 500 has long been NASCAR’s season opener (since 1982), but little else about this year’s 38-race slate (includes Busch Clash and the […]...2021

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Busch Clash injury and suspension

  • • Friends, but frazzled: Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney process last-lap Clash crash
    Fast friends Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney have had run-ins before, an eventuality that’s been bound to happen given their competitive nature in the NASCAR Cup Series. After a collision that sidelined both drivers in 2016 at Kentucky, Blaney made his buddy dinner as a way to make amends. RELATED: Busch Clash results | Daytona Speedweeks […]...2021
  • • Kyle Busch sidesteps Blaney-Elliott crash on last lap for Busch Clash win at Daytona
    Kyle Busch scored a dramatic preseason victory Tuesday night in the Busch Clash, avoiding a crash between front-runners Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott, to kick off the NASCAR Cup Series season with the annual exhibition held for the first time on the Daytona International Speedway road course. Busch led only the last of 35 laps […]...2021
  • • Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch NASCAR Cup crash radio in full
    Elliott had just taken second place from Busch, when Kyle clipped Chase’s left-rear quarter panel with his right-front corner, sending him spinning into the pitwall. Elliott was on fresher tires than Busch’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin, who went on to win the race.Read Also:Elliott, Busch clash would turn “ugly” in normal times – JarrettKyle Busch turns ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Logano says he's cleared the air with Keselowski
    Joey Logano says he's smoothed things over with Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski after Keselowski felt Logano's blocking triggered a crash that knocked Keselowski out of Sunday's Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway....2020
  • • Logano expects Keselowski's ire from Busch Clash dust-up to subside
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Joey Logano said Wednesday that he talked through an incident in Sunday's Busch Clash with teammate Brad Keselowski and that he expects the disagreement to blow over without a major rift. Keselowski was caught up in a crash late in Sunday's exhibition after Logano made...2020
  • • Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski meet to discuss Busch Clash incident
    Teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski met this week to discuss the crash they were involved in at the Clash and Brad's comments after it....2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Erik Jones wins crash-filled Busch Clash
    In a severely damaged race car, Erik Jones took the lead in turn four of the final lap of the Busch Clash at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Sunday to win the exhibition race that started with 18 drivers but saw only six cars on the track at the checkered flag. “Well, not what I would’ve thought we’d want,” Jones said. “It was an awesome race. I’ve got to give a huge thanks to Denny (Haml...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car
    Erik Jones won a crashfest of a Busch Clash to unofficially open up the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in a car that looked like it could’ve easily been in the garage. It was the longest Busch Clash in NASCAR history, but for all six (of 18) drivers who finished it, it was worth the […] NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag...2020
  • • Erik Jones wins Busch Clash with a beat-up car
    Every car in the 18-car field was involved in a crash at some point, so it was fitting that Jones finished first with a car that appeared ready for the junkyard....2020
  • • Jones wins Clash on crash-filled day at Daytona
    The first race of the NASCAR season turned into a demolition derby at Daytona, with Erik Jones winning Sunday's Busch Clash that left a multimillion-dollar trail of destruction....2020

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Busch Clash trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Erik Jones has no plans to leave Joe Gibbs Racing
    Erik Jones was back to business Wednesday, making the media rounds three days removed from winning Sunday‘s Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway. Part of that business was fielding questions about his contract status at Joe Gibbs Racing, where he‘s bullish about a potential return. Jones, 23, enters his fourth full season in the NASCAR […]...2020
  • • Turn 2 Blog: What does the future hold for NASCAR in 2020?
    *Turn 2 Blog is a regular feature on InsideCircleTrack.com. Here, site operators Michael Moats and Richard Allen take turns offering their thoughts on the NASCAR and pavement short track racing topics of the day. Richard: The Busch Clash held this past Sunday at Daytona International Speedway is now over and the only thing I think we can say we learned from that race is the so-called “greate...2020
  • • NASCAR: Busch Clash is good, but it can be better
    The Busch Clash took place this past Sunday, continuing the tradition of unofficially kicking off the NASCAR Cup Series season. While the exhibition race is good, it can be better. The Busch Clash always proves to be worth the long offseason wait. This year, the 88-lap, two-stage sprint was tense, tight and packed with action […] NASCAR: Busch Clash is good, but it can be better - Beyond the...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car
    Erik Jones won a crashfest of a Busch Clash to unofficially open up the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in a car that looked like it could’ve easily been in the garage. It was the longest Busch Clash in NASCAR history, but for all six (of 18) drivers who finished it, it was worth the […] NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag...2020
  • • Erik Jones, Toyotas lead only Busch Clash practice at Daytona
    Thanks to a four-car Toyota draft late in the 50-minute session, Jones ended up on top with an average lap speed of 199.756 mph.Jones’ Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Denny Hamlin, ended up second (199.734 mph) and Martin Truex Jr. was third (199.703 mph). Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney completed the top-five.Rounding out the top-10 were Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer ...Keep rea...2020

Busch Clash stats and results

  • • Last-lap contact mars finish for friends Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott
    Friends Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney made contact battling for the lead on the final lap of the Busch Clash. The result was Kyle Busch won the race....2021
  • • Friends, but frazzled: Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney process last-lap Clash crash
    Fast friends Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney have had run-ins before, an eventuality that’s been bound to happen given their competitive nature in the NASCAR Cup Series. After a collision that sidelined both drivers in 2016 at Kentucky, Blaney made his buddy dinner as a way to make amends. RELATED: Busch Clash results | Daytona Speedweeks […]...2021
  • • Busch Clash finish proves that friendship means little on the last lap
    All’s fair in love and war … and on the last lap of a season opening NASCAR Cup Series exhibition race. On top of that, friendships don’t matter when it come to going for a win with big money and no points on the line. Good buddies Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott were running first and second on the 35th and final lap of the Busch Clash at the Daytona International Speedway road co...2021
  • • Busch Clash at Daytona race results
    Results from Tuesday night's 35-lap Busch Clash exhibition race, won by two-time Cup Series champion Kyle Busch....2021
  • Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck
    • Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck
    Blaney got around Elliott, the 2020 Cup Series champion, with one of 35 laps to go in the non-points event but was unable to drive away from him.As the two approached the frontstretch chicane before the finish line, Elliott appeared to drive into the right side of Blaney’s No. 12 Ford, which sent him for a spin. Elliott also lost momentum which allowed then-third-place Busch to claim the ...Keep r...2021
  • 23XI Racing will make on-track debut with driver Ty Dillon
    • 23XI Racing will make on-track debut with driver Ty Dillon
    The team confirmed on Wednesday that it will field an entry in Tuesday night’s Busch Clash non-points race on the Daytona International Speedway road course.Bubba Wallace, the team’s regular driver, is not eligible for the Clash so Ty Dillon – who doesn’t have a fulltime Cup Series ride lined up this season – will get the first start in the No. 23 Toyota.Dillon, 28, is eligible ...Keep reading...2021
  • NASCAR names eligible drivers for revamped 2021 Busch Clash
    • NASCAR names eligible drivers for revamped 2021 Busch Clash
    The non-points event will be held on Tuesday night, Feb. 9, on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course, the same 14-turn, 3.61-mile course used each year by the Rolex 24 (aside from an additional fourth-turn chicane).Recently, eligibility for the Clash has been mostly based on the pole winners from the previous season but the COVID-19 pandemic forced NASCAR to cancel most qualifying and ......2020
  • • Time to bring Road Course Ringers back?
    One of the first things that immediately jumped off the page at me when I took my first look at the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule was the fact that there are now six points-paying road course races on the circuit. Joining mainstays Watkins Glen, Sonoma, and the Charlotte Roval will be Road America, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, and the Circuit of the Americas in the upcoming seaso...2020
  • • Busch Clash Ends At Busch Crash At Daytona
    Erik Jones won Sunday’s Clash in one seriously beat up race car. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson) By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For 42 years, the Busch Clash has been an integral part of Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway, but Sunday’s version of the non-points race that Erik Jones won had to [...]...2020
  • • Erik Jones wins crash-filled Busch Clash with push from Hamlin
    With only six cars running at the end of three overtimes, Denny Hamlin – who was a lap down – helped shove Jones into the lead on the final lap and he easily held off Austin Dillon for the non-points victory and unofficial start to the 2020 NASCAR season.Jones’ first Cup Series points victory came in 2018 at Daytona.“It was an awesome race. I gotta give a huge thanks to Denny, he ...Keep reading...2020

Busch Clash parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Dropping the Hammer: For History’s Sake, Let Fans Attend NASCAR’s Next Gen Test at Bowman Gray Stadium
    2021
  • Blaney and Elliott agree: If you wreck, make sure you win
    • Blaney and Elliott agree: If you wreck, make sure you win
    Blaney had passed Elliott with one of 35 laps to go in Tuesday night’s Busch Clash on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course but Elliott had worked his way back to Blaney’s rear bumper coming to the checkered flag.As the two entered the frontstretch chicane, Elliott appeared to plow into Blaney’s right-side, sending him into a spin. Elliott, however, also lost momentum in the ...Keep readi...2021
  • • Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck
    2021
  • • Countdown to Daytona: A salute to tough guy Ricky Rudd
    Our Daytona 500 countdown continues with the Great American Race now just 26 days away — Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX. In today’s countdown of legendary Daytona moments, we salute one of the toughest men to ever drive a stock car, Virginia native Ricky Rudd, a.k.a. “The Rooster.” The start of the 1984 season marked the 26th running of the Daytona 500. But in the preliminary Busch Clash — what this ...2017
  • • Ten memorable moments from the Sprint Unlimited
    In one week, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season will unofficially get underway when the green flag drops on the Sprint Unlimited field on Feb. 14 at Daytona International Speedway. Started as a race for the pole winners in 1979, the Sprint Unlimited has undergone a number of name changes and format changes over the years, kicking off the start of each season with some intense high-speed action. Her...2015

Top Busch Clash news

  • • Blasts from past: Winners of NASCAR's opening exhibition through the years
    Photos: A look through the years at many of the most memorable winners of NASCAR's annual season-opening exhibition race, which has been named the Busch Clash, Budweiser Shootout and now is the Sprint Unlimited. The 2015 event will be run Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway and will be televised live on FOX Sports....2015
  • • Busch Clash gives way to Bud Shootout, 1990-99
    Before the Sprint Unlimited, there was the Busch Clash. Then there was the Bud Shootout. Take a look back at the winners of NASCAR's season-opening exhibition races, 1990-99....2016
  • • Clash(es) of the Titans: NASCAR's opening exhibition, 1979-'89
    The Sprint Unlimited, the non-points race that marks the opening of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, is only one week away. It used to be called "The Busch Clash," and here is a look back at how some of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport ruled it in its early years, from 1979 through 1989....2016
  • • NASCAR makes major changes to Speedweeks; Busch Clash moved to road course
    NASCAR has altered the annual Busch Clash, moving it from Sunday afternoon to Tuesday night and from the oval to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. Additionally, front row qualifying for the Daytona 500 has been moved to Wednesday. The Busch Clash invitation-only exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway has served as the first […] NASCAR makes major changes to Speedw...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Busch Clash deal points toward deep past, bright future
    The return of Busch as the title sponsor of the Clash at Daytona signifies a deep tie to NASCAR’s past as well as a bright future in a sport that has been on the decline. This past Wednesday, Daytona International Speedway and Anheuser-Busch announced that Busch Beer is slated to return as the title sponsor […] NASCAR: Busch Clash deal points toward deep past, bright future - Beyond th...2019
  • • NASCAR: How are Busch Clash participants determined?
    A total of 20 drivers are slated to compete in the Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway one week before the start of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. How are the yearly Clash participants determined? Daytona International Speedway and Anheuser-Busch announced last week that Busch will serve as the title sponsor for the the […] NASCAR: How are Busch Clash participants determined? -...2019
  • • NASCAR: Busch Clash is good, but it can be better
    2020
  • • Jones wins Clash on crash-filled day at Daytona
    2020
  • • Erik Jones wins Busch Clash, results
    Erik Jones was victorious in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Busch Clash race at Daytona International Speedway. The non points race was filled with crashes and saw Jones go to victory lane by leading just the final lap of the race. Only six cars were running at the end of the race. Sixth place finisher Denny […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: 2020 Busch Clash starting lineup
    The starting lineup for the 2020 Busch Clash was determined by a random drawing. A total of 18 NASCAR Cup Series drivers are set to compete in this race. Before the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season officially gets underway next Sunday, February 16 with the 62nd annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, several drivers […] NASCAR: 2020 Busch Clash starting lineup - Beyond the Flag - ...2020
  • • HIGHLIGHTS: 2020 Busch Clash at Daytona
    Full highlights from Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway...2020
  • • NASCAR schedule 2021: Busch Clash moving to Daytona road course as part of Speedweeks changes
    The annual exhibition race will kick off six consecutive days of on-track action....2020
  • • Johnson eyes 2nd straight win in Daytona exhibition event
    Jimmie Johnson has not been to victory lane since last year's exhibition Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway...2020

Busch Clash schedule, game

  • • Dropping the Hammer: For History’s Sake, Let Fans Attend NASCAR’s Next Gen Test at Bowman Gray Stadium
    2021
  • • NASCAR: Opening race moving to new location in 2022?
    2021
  • • Chase Elliott to start from the rear in 2021 Busch Clash
    Chase Elliott will start from the rear of the field for the 2021 Busch Clash (7 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) because of unapproved adjustments on the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. RELATED: Starting lineup for Busch Clash NASCAR officials made the announcement about an hour before the exhibition’s start. The […]...2021
  • • NASCAR: Chase Elliott penalized before Busch Clash
    Chase Elliott will start tonight’s Busch Clash NASCAR exhibition race from the rear of the field due to unapproved adjustments on his #9 Chevrolet. The starting lineup for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening exhibition race, the Busch Clash, was set yesterday evening via a random draw, and it was Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney who […] NASCAR: Chase Elliott penalized before Busch...2021
  • • Ryan Blaney, Alex Bowman to Lead Field to Green in Clash
    The lineup up for Tuesday night’s Busch Clash at Daytona has been set. Team Penske driver Ryan Blaney will head up the field in his No. 12 Ford Mustang. To his outside will be Hendrick Motorsports driver Alex Bowman, set to make his debut sporting the No. 48 following Jimmie Johnson‘s retirement. Joe Gibbs Racing’s …...2021
  • • NASCAR: Busch Clash starting lineup – Ryan Blaney on pole
    Ryan Blaney is set to start the Busch Clash from the pole position after a random draw for NASCAR’s season-opening exhibition race. The random draw to set the starting lineup for the first Busch Clash at the Daytona International Speedway road course took place on Monday evening, and it was Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney who […] NASCAR: Busch Clash starting lineup – Ryan Blaney ...2021
  • • NASCAR: 2021 Daytona 500 entry list confirmed, 44 cars
    The entry list for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway has been confirmed with 44 cars. The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is unofficially scheduled to get underway this evening with the Busch Clash exhibition race at the Daytona International Speedway road course in Daytona Beach, Florida, with Team […] NASCAR: 2021 Daytona 500 entry list c...2021
  • • How NASCAR's Busch Clash at Daytona works; lineup draw set for Feb. 8
    The Busch Clash at Daytona is NASCAR’s annual exhibition race that kicks off Speedweeks and the final countdown for the Daytona 500. This year’s Clash, the 43rd such race, is set for Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. ET and will run for the first time on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. Television coverage […]...2021
  • • NASCAR: An exhibition race for past drivers?
    NASCAR Hall of Famer and Stewart Haas Racing co-owner Tony Stewart recently expressed interest in running the 2021 Busch Clash, but his request was ignored. Should NASCAR schedule an exhibition race for past drivers? Since 1979, the NASCAR Cup Series has kicked off the season with an exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. The format […] NASCAR: An exhibition race for past drivers...2021
  • • Tentative schedule released for Daytona 500 week
    On-track action is set to begin Tuesday night, Feb. 9 with the exhibition Busch Clash on the Daytona road course....2021

Busch Clash rumors, scandals

  • • Darrell Waltrip: 'NASCAR has to save us from ourselves'
    For fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr., watching NASCAR's most popular driver miss four consecutive races is a tough thing to sit through, especially when there's no word when he might return to the cockpit of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.But the fact that Earnhardt is willing to do so -- with the strong backing of team owner Rick Hendrick -- is a testament to how much attitudes have changed ...2016
  • • Darrell Waltrip: 'NASCAR has to save us from ourselves'
    For fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr., watching NASCAR's most popular driver miss four consecutive races is a tough thing to sit through, especially when there's no word when he might return to the cockpit of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.But the fact that Earnhardt is willing to do so -- with the strong backing of team owner Rick Hendrick -- is a testament to how much attitudes have changed ...2016

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