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Trevor Bayne Wins Daytona 500: Fox Coverage Starts Strong, Falters at the Finish

Over the past few seasons, NASCAR on Fox has been the center of much ridicule and anger from fans of the sport. From horrific pre-race segments such as "A Slice of Pizzi" and "The Adventures of Digger and Friends" to the poor "Hollywood Hotel" comedy act of Chris Myers, Jeff Hammond and Darrell Waltrip, the network's coverage seemed to be more about entertainment than the actual event taking place. For one afternoon, however, Fox ditched the silliness and provided their best coverage in years during Sunday's telecast of the Daytona 500. The pre-race show was "all killer, no filler"—no comedy segments, just straight-forward features and information. The most important change, however, came from Chris Myers, who ditched his "I kid ...

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