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Chase El­liott be­came the first driver in NASCAR Cup his­tory to score two con­sec­u­tive Day­tona 500 pole po­si­tions last week­end. The Hen­drick Mo­tor­sports driver – who re­placed four-time cham­pion Jeff Gor­don in the #24 car in 2016 – beat team-mate Dale Earn­hardt Jr by 0.002s… Indycar team KV Rac­ing won’t re­turn to the cham­pi­onship in 2017. Some of its as­sets have been bought by Indy Lights out­fit Jun­cos Rac­ing… Brit Jann Mar­den­bor­ough has been pro­moted by Nis­san and will race its new GT-R Nismo GT500 in Su­per GT in Ja­pan in 2017. Mar­den­bor­ough raced in the lower GT300 class last year and fin­ished sec­ond in Ja­panese F3… Adam Car­roll won’t dove­tail For­mula E with the World En­durance Cham­pi­onship. He com­peted in GTE Am with Gulf Rac­ing UK last year but will con­cen­trate fully on his first season in FE with Jaguar in 2017...

El­liott is in pole po­si­tion for the Day­tona 500 this week­end

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