BUSCH: Daytona: Dale Earnhardt Jr race notes

Budweiser Race Update: Dale Jr. Wins... Again Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his third race in four days Monday at Daytona International Speedway, winning the Hershey's Kisses 300 in the NASCAR Busch Series. He won yesterday's Daytona 500 and his...

Budweiser Race Update: Dale Jr. Wins... Again

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his third race in four days Monday at Daytona International Speedway, winning the Hershey's Kisses 300 in the NASCAR Busch Series. He won yesterday's Daytona 500 and his 125-mile qualifying race last Thursday, giving him three victories during Daytona's Speedweeks for the second season in a row. (Only Glenn "Fireball" Roberts and his father Dale Earnhardt have won three races in one Speedweeks.)

This is Dale Jr's ninth career victory at Daytona, which moves him into a tie for 10th in all-time wins at the 2.5-mile track, joining Dale Jarrett and Jeff Gordon. It is his fourth consecutive Busch Series race win at Daytona, one race shy of his father's track record five consecutive Busch wins. No other driver has won a Busch Series race here since February, 2001.

Since the begiining of Speedweeks at Daytona on January 31, Dale Jr. completed 880 laps - more than 2427 miles - and led 464 laps during five races (he led 344 laps during 24-Hours of Daytona, 14 laps during Twin-125, 59 laps during Daytona 500 and 47 laps in the Busch Series 300.)

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jeff Gordon , Dale Jarrett