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Watch Daytona International Speedway blow up a 140-foot grandstand

Daytona International Speedway is going through a major $400 million renovation that began in the summer of 2013. The project is expected (...)

Kyle Busch Clinches Chase Berth with 7th-Place Finish at Darlington

Add Kyle Busch to the list of drivers locked in to the 2015 Chase field. After missing 11 races following injuries sustained in the XFINITY Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the driver of the No. 18 Toyota returned...Show More Summary

Regan Smith makes last-lap pass for win

Regan Smith claimed his first win of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series season and snapped a 52-race winless streak going back to the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway race that opened the 2014 season when he made a last lap pass on road course specialist Alex Tagliani on Saturday in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at [...]

One Menz Opinion: Have Speeds at Michigan Reached Dangerous Levels?

After recent frightening incidents at other tracks, including at Daytona International Speedway in the Sprint Cup Series and at Kentucky Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series, a return to Michigan International Speedway this weekend...Show More Summary

Five Points to Ponder: 2/3 Season Champ, a Veteran’s First Chase & Bring on the Dirt

Kyle Busch, Sprint Cup Champ? What a blistering run of form it’s been for Kyle Busch over the last month, winning three of the four completed races and finishing a respectable 17th at Daytona International Speedway in the only race he didn’t win. Show More Summary

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2015 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Kyle Busch has faced obstacles all season long. First, it was a three-month absence following a scary crash at Daytona International Speedway. Next, it was the onerous obstacles NASCAR placed in front of him to make the Chase. On Sunday, it was Brad Keselowski. No surprise here: Busch got the job done. The No. Show More Summary

Jet dryer driver in Juan Pablo Montoya 2012 Daytona 500 crash dies

The man who was driving the jet dryer that Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into at the 2012 Daytona 500 has died. Duane Barnes was 55. He died Tuesday and had worked for Michigan International Speedway for 27 years. "Our condolences are with Duane's family and friends," Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis said in a statement. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch Tames Kentucky Speedway for Second 2015 Win

(Sparta, Ky.) – Following a 17th-place showing in Monday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch needed a miraculous run to keep his Chase hopes alive. On a hot Saturday night in Kentucky, the miraculous run occurred. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch “100 Percent” in the Car After Daytona Crash

It’s been five months since Kyle Busch‘s vicious crash at Daytona International Speedway, but his injuries still linger. Busch, 30, was out of his car for three months while he recovered from a compound fracture of the right lower leg and a left mid-foot fracture. Show More Summary

Ben Kennedy Goes Airborne, Into Catch Fence During Truck Series Crash

(SPARTA, Ky.) – For the second-straight week, a vehicle has gone up into the catch fence in a NASCAR-sanctioned race. One week after Austin Dillon’s vicious ride into the catch fence at Daytona International Speedway, Ben Kennedy was involved in a wild crash that saw his No. Show More Summary

Ben Kennedy's truck gets into catchfence at Kentucky (Video)

Less than a week after Austin Dillon's car flew into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway, Ben Kennedy's truck hit the catchfence at Kentucky Speedway. In the late laps of Thursday night's Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky, Kennedy moved up in front of another truck. Show More Summary

Brad Keselowski ‘embarrassed’ by role in Austin Dillon’s Daytona crash

Although he tried, Brad Keselowski couldn’t slow down enough to avoid hitting Austin Dillon’s damaged car last weekend at Daytona. As Austin Dillon catapulted, then careened into and off Daytona International Speedway's front stretch...Show More Summary

Law firm’s clientele includes injured race fans

By AMANDA VINCENT Two of the fans injured in the grandstands at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway early Monday morning when the No. 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet of Austin Dillon got airborne, flipped several times and damaged the track’s frontstretch catch fence before coming to rest on its roof at the finish of the Coke Zero [...]

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 18 Edition

What could possibly mar a Dale Earnhardt Jr. victory at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series? Only a ridiculously late starting time due to a lengthy rain delay, which meant many fans who might have watchedShow More Summary

Officials Look For Ways To Make Racing Safer After Huge NASCAR Crash

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Both NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway officials wasted no time on analyzing every aspect of the horrifying last lap crash at the end of the Coke Zero 400. The question of the moment is, what can we do to make this entire experience safer for fans and drivers alike? Read more...

Steve Byrnes honored with Squier-Hall Award

By AMANDA VINCENT Late broadcaster Steve Byrnes was named the recipient of the 2016 Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence on Saturday at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. He’ll be honored during the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Jan. 22. Byrnes then will be featured in an exhibit at the Hall. “For three [...]

Fans, Drivers OK Because NASCAR Safety Worked

Contrary to popular belief, speed doesn’t kill; however, going fast has consequences and one of those is the danger when a fast moving object comes to an abrupt stop or, in the case of Daytona International Speedway this past Sunday night, when a car gets airborne racing for the win. Show More Summary

Watch a scary fan-shot video of Austin Dillon's wreck from the grandstand

The Big One happened at the very end of the Coke Zero 400 early Monday morning at Daytona International Speedway, as Austin Dillon sailed (...)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins at Daytona

By AMANDA VINCENT Dale Earnhardt Jr. put on a dominating performance at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in the wee hours of Monday morning, leading 96 laps of the 161-lap Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race that began late Sunday night after a rain delay and was extended a lap by a green-white-checker attempt [...]

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Wins, Austin Dillon Takes Flight

Who’s in the headline – You’d think a Dale Earnhardt, Jr. victory at Daytona International Speedway would immediately steal all the headlines. Instead? He’ll have to split them with Austin Dillon this week. Dillon’s flight into the catchfence...Show More Summary

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