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2009 Daytona Recap: Dodge Boys Nab Four Top 10 Spots

“I’m very proud of the boys. They ran hard – and smart – all day long. This is one heck of a way to start the season.”

–Richard Petty

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Mother Nature played a big role in the outcome of Sunday’s Daytona 500 by halting the event with rain after 152 of 200 laps were completed. Had she intervened just one lap earlier, Dodge would have successfully defended its Daytona 500 title, with Elliott Sadler nearly taking the checkered flag.

Despite this turn of events, four members of the Dodge Motorsports team finished in the top-10. Here’s how…

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2009 Daytona Recap: Dodge Boys Nab Four Top 10 Spots

The Dodge Motorsports Team Gets Ready for the Daytona 500

Some early runs at Daytona (Photo: Mike Accavitti) (Photo: Mike Accavitti)

Whether or not you follow NASCAR® closely, you know that the Daytona 500 is “the” event. You might even know that last year’s winner was driving a Dodge. But what you might not know is that races leading up to the big kickoff have already been happening. Thanks to the outcome of these races, all seven Dodge Motorsports teams will start in the Daytona 500. Here’s how the starting…

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The Dodge Motorsports Team Gets Ready for the Daytona 500

UPDATED: The 2009 Dodge Motorsports Team Revs Its Engines

The NASCAR® season will soon be in full swing, and we’re going to be bringing more coverage of the Dodge Motorsports team to Red Letter Dodge this season.

With only one race out of the way – The Budweiser Shootout, which saw three Dodge drivers in the top-10 – now’s the perfect time to catch NASCAR fever if you haven’t already. Here’s how our Dodge Boys did in the Shootout:

• 5th – A.J. Allmendinger, #44 Valvoline Dodge Charger
• 6th – Kasey Kahne, #9 Budweiser Dodge Charger
• 9th…

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UPDATED: The 2009 Dodge Motorsports Team Revs Its Engines