Published: Sun, February 18, 2018
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Reddick prevails in closest NASCAR race ever

Reddick prevails in closest NASCAR race ever

The end of the Xfinity Series race at Daytona on Saturday seemed interminable.

It was a nail-biting and tense opener at Daytona International Speedway for NASCAR's second-tier series, which celebrated its 100th race sponsored by Xfinity on Saturday.

Hemric swept both rounds of qualifying after being the fastest auto in final practice.

CURLING CONTROVERSY: What would you have done?
Next up for Canada is a Sunday afternoon matchup against Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni. "They should have left it in play". They used the time well, soaking up the support of loved ones and airing their own ideas and concerns among themselves.

Hemric was clocked at 189.210 miles per hour.

Alex Bowman, driving the No 88 Chevrolet of retired Dale Earnhardt Jr., is on the pole for Sunday's 60th running of the Daytona 500 with Denny Hamlin starting second in the No. 11 Toyota.

Defending race and two-time Daytona victor Ryan Reed (185.912 mph) will line up in 16th.

Arvinder Singh Lovely re-joins Congress after 9-month stint with BJP
Welcoming Lovely's decision , former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said, "Mujhe kaafi accha lag raha hai ki woh waapis aagaye hain". When he quit, Mr Lovely had called former chief minister Sheila Dikshit a "burden on the Congress".

Scheduled for 120 laps, the race ran a total of 23 extra laps as the field continuously failed to complete a final two-lap dash that makes up NASCAR overtime.

Dillon's crew chief Nick Harrison and vehicle chief Michael Scearce have been ejected from the race. But a handful of Cup Series drivers will take part in the race, including Joey Logano, Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott, who all figure to be big factors. Gray Gaulding, Ray Black Jr.

NASCAR also announced it ejected the crew chief of Mike Harmon's team because the No. 74 auto failed pre-qualifying inspection four times. Unfortunately, he did not have enough owner points to get into the race.

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits southern Mexico
The first of the two, on September 7, measured at an 8.2 on the Richter Scale, and the second, on September 19, measured at 7.1. Geological Survey geophysicist Jana Pursley said Friday's quake was not related to either of September's temblors.

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