By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway.
The victory was the 61st of Johnson’s career [...]
Tony Stewart won Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson’s car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides access from the asphalt to the main grandstand.
When NASCAR’s first new car design since 2007 makes its debut at Daytona, fans should instantly notice one change – the 2013 models will look much different from each other. Brand identity has been a goal of NASCAR’s to enable fans to immediately spot a Chevrolet, Ford or Toyota during a race. Besides the exterior [...]
Feb 16 2013 | Posted in NASCAR
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Tony Stewart took the checkered flag at the Coke Zero 400 @ Daytona Int. Speedway. After 160 dueling laps and 5 cautions the Stewart-Haas Racing Team conquers the event with their Office Depot/Mobil 1 Red Chevrolet.
The Rat’s Hole Show, the Grand Daddy of all custom motorcycles competition was held on last Saturday March 17th, 2012. It all began 40 years ago in the A&P parking lot next to Daytona Beach’s Main Street. Karl Smith, affectionately known as Big Daddy Rat, provided an outlet for custom bike owners and builders to get [...]
Mar 18 2012 | Posted in BIKES
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After two days of rain and fiery crashes Matt Kenseth wins the 2012 Daytona 500.
The Daytona 500 has been halted by a fiery explosion caused when Juan Pablo Montoya slammed into a jet drier under caution.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA.
Are you ready for some racing – some Monday night racing?
Heavy rain all day Sunday forced NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history
NASCAR officials have announced they will attempt to run the Daytona 500 at 7:02 p.m. ET Monday. The race will air at 7 p.m. ET [...]
As Ragan was driving to victory – two big accidents happened behind him. The first occurred in the backstretch, while the second took out lots of cars – including former Daytona 500 winners Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jamie McMurray. Almost four months after a major blunder cost him a chance to win the Daytona 500, [...]
[ July 2, 2011; ] Enjoy the fireworks on and off the track as the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series head to Daytona to celebrate the Independence Day holiday weekend.