By AMANDA VINCENT When Matt Kenseth gets on track at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for the Feb. 13 Sprint Unlimited exhibition race and the Feb. 21 Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “official” season opener, he’ll be without regular spotter, Chris Osborne, according to a recent report from NBC Sports. The report also named Lorin [...]
As in years past, the 2016 NASCAR season will kick off with Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. All three NASCAR national series — Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck — will be in action at Daytona, as will the ARCA Racing Series. The first NASCAR-related on-track activity will be Feb. 12, with practice [...]
Parker Kligerman will return to the driver’s seat of a NASCAR national-level ride at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 19. He’s signed on to pilot the No. 92 in the Camping World Truck Series season-opener for Ricky Benton Racing. Kligerman last competed regularly in NASCAR in 2013. “Overt the last few years, I have [...]
The roar is only a few weeks away at Daytona International Speedway. But as the rumble builds toward the 2016 NASCAR season, let's cut to the Chase, pun intended, and pinpoint the top five story lines for this season. What does Sprint Cup defending champion Kyle Busch do for an encore? Busch began...
Honda has rewritten racing history by securing their first overall victory at Daytona International Speedway during last night’s Rolex 24. The IMSA WeatherTechSportsCar Championship endurance race was a long fought battle but proof of the new car and its engine’s durability and power. Show More Summary
The crew of the TRG-AMR team adds fuel to and changes tires on the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 (007) during a pit stop in the IMSA 24-hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Read more...
Most of the teams assembled on-site this weekend at Daytona International Speedway expected to get some dry running under their belts on Thursday, if not before qualifying, then after it during the 90-minute night practice session. Unfortunately, that did not come to pass. Show More Summary
After the relatively dry first practice session at Daytona International Speedway, the light rain and mist returned to the World Center of Racing just in time for the 30-minute second practice session. The result was another session of mixed strategies. Show More Summary
With Blake Koch behind the wheel, Kaulig Racing will make its NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the 2016 series season-opening PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 20. Koch will drive a No. 11 Chevrolet full-time this season for the team owned by Matt Kaulig, President and CEO of LeafFilter, Koch’s sponsor [...]
European racer Anthony Kumpen hopes to race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 20, according to an announcement from Precision Performance Motorsports. Kumpen will attempt to qualify the No. 46 Precision Motorsports Chevrolet for the race. His Daytona attempt will be part of the Nexteer Road to [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The Ford Fusions in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will look a little different when they hit the track during Daytona Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway next month. A release from Ford Racing announcing the facelift describes the new-look Fusion as “an aggressive-looking new race car, capable of producing 750 horsepower [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT On Monday, NASCAR announced its format for the Sprint Unlimited NASCAR Sprint Cup Series exhibition race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, scheduled for Feb. 13. The sanctioning body also produced a list of drivers eligible for the event. “We’re ready to go,” NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve [...]
The non-points season-opener will consist of 25 drivers including Tony Stewart and Danica Patrick. Twenty-five drivers will contest the annual season-opening Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, as NASCAR...Show More Summary
On Sunday, IMSA wrapped up the Roar Before the 24, a three-day open test at Daytona International Speedway for teams in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. While 54 cars were officially...Show More Summary
When the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in February for the start of its 2016 season with the running of its season opener at the track on Feb. 19, at least one new team is expected to be on the landscape. AM Racing plans to field a No. 22 [...]
NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch will undergo two surgeries on his legs this winter as he attempts to avoid complications in his recovery from his crash at Daytona International Speedway earlier this year. Continue for updates. Busch Has December Surgery Dates Tuesday, Nov. Show More Summary
A 1965 Ford GT40 races into the sunset in the 2014 event. Photos by Chris Brewer. On November 12-15, 300 drivers from around the world will descend on Daytona International Speedway to drive 174 historic endurance racing cars in the 2015 Classic 24 Hour at Daytona. Now in its second year, the Historic Sportscar Racing […]
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR, on Monday, released the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. As in recent years past, the season will begin and end in Florida, beginning at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in February and culminating in Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. Also as in recent years past, the 2016 season [...]
More than 40 of the biggest stars in country music are on track to play the first-ever Country 500 Festival at Daytona International Speedway next Memorial Day weekend. And the lineup veers all over the country map, with contemporary stars like Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line sharing space with traditional-country...
Daytona International Speedway is going through a major $400 million renovation that began in the summer of 2013. The project is expected (...)