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Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. The presidential motorcade took to the track to join in a warm-up lap after he had told the crowd that the racers and their teams were competing “for pure American glory.”
Following a recitation of the opening command, “Gentleman, start your engines,” Trump got into his black limousine for a ceremonial spin around Daytona International Speedway. He had joked moments earlier in a Fox interview that while as president, he...
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President Trump sets off raucous celebration, takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

President Trump sets off raucous celebration, takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

1 month ago   |   By KCRA

President Donald Trump is out to rev up his appeal with a key voting demographic - NASCAR fans - as he takes in the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
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Trump Breaks The Law With Campaign Stunt At Daytona 500

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

Donald Trump used the taxpayer-owned and funded presidential limousine to take a lap at the Daytona 500 in a presidential campaign stunt.
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Trump Kicks Off the Daytona 500, and a Race for Florida Votes

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The appearance at the NASCAR event, complete with flyovers and a trip around the track in the presidential limousine, was a highly choreographed showing by the president.
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