A brand-new season of the United SportsCar Championship commenced this weekend at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida as the lights went green for the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona. The victory went to the No. 02 Chip...Show More Summary
Not so long ago, NASCAR unveiled its criteria for qualification for the 2015 Sprint Unlimited exhibition race scheduled for Feb. 14 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. After looking over the criteria, I guess it could be said, “another year = more changes.” A couple years ago, NASCAR veered from event tradition and opted to go [...]
Don't look now, but the Daytona 500 is right around the corner. Perhaps that's exaggerating just a bit, but with less than 90 days until the command to start your engines booms out at Daytona International Speedway, it's time to make...Show More Summary
Photos courtesy Historic Sportscar Racing. Since 1966, the Daytona International Speedway has been a proving ground for both production and prototype race cars. The cars that have emerged victorious after 24 hours of competition have become the stuff of legend, and that exalted list includes the Ford GT40, Porsche’s 907 and 917K, the Lola T70, […]
Last weekend, in the comments section of our race preview from Daytona International Speedway, WheelerGuy asked us, "Can you guys bring a storm of HD giant-desktop wallpaper pics?" Read more...
Hello, Jalopnik universe! We've missed you during our summer vacation. (We hope you've missed us, too.) But we're going to make it up to you with one of the best races of the season this weekend, as we make our inaugural visit to Daytona International Speedway. Read more...
Daytona International Speedway is undergoing its first major renovation in 55 years. Its first ever, really. On a recent visit, we found out just how far 40 million tons of steel, miles of fiber, and a eye towards the future will take an aging behemoth—one that can swallow 14 football stadiums whole. Read more...
After rain was a major factor in last week’s race at Daytona International Speedway, it was smooth sailing for Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team during their victory at the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayShow More Summary
After a wet weekend at Daytona International Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway looks a lot drier but the rain chances still exist for the weekend. How big are the chances and how likely is the rain, you will find it your detailed...Show More Summary
Far away from the rainy, expansive stretch of Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series looks to get in a nice clean, dry race on Sunday in Loudon, N.H., site of the oddly-named Camping World RV Sales 301. Qualifying for that race is set for Friday afternoon on the one-mile flat oval, a big departure from Daytona's 2.5-mile track. Show More Summary
Aric Almirola’s win of the rain-delayed and rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Sunday wasn’t only the first-career win for the driver, it was the first win for the iconic No. 43 car since 1999 and just happened to come two days past the 30th anniversary of car owner Richard Petty’s [...]
The No. 41 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered in post-race inspection July 6 at Daytona International Speedway. The infraction is a P2 level penalty and violates Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 20-12 (l) (for events at Daytona International [...]
The rain and the wrecks kept on coming at Daytona International Speedway in Sunday’s 56th running of the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola. When the carnage from two major contender-claiming incidents was over, it was Aric Almirola who not only survived but claimed his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and took the giant step toward punching his ticket [...]
Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. Avoiding two big wrecks and finding himself in an opportune position when heavy rain began falling, Aric Almirola won Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Almirola wasShow More Summary
A weekend of waiting at Daytona International Speedway led to a delayed start of the Coke Zero 400, but it resulted in yet another exhilarating race, with two massive wrecks at the famed track. The rain delay from Saturday night andShow More Summary
Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.
Despite a weather delay that forced the 2014 Coke Zero 400 to be moved from Saturday night to Sunday morning, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 car stole the show and won the rain-shortened race at Daytona International Speedway. This is the first-career win for Almirola and it came on the 30-year anniversary of Richard Petty's 200th and final win. Show More Summary
Another big wreck occurred in Sunday's NASCAR race. The "Big One" struck again Sunday in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. This time a total of 26 cars -- over half the field -- were collected in the crash on lap 97...Show More Summary
It took 19 laps before the “Big One” sidelined several contenders in Sunday’s NASCAR race at Daytona. Several strong challengers were eliminated in an early wreck in Sunday's rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Show More Summary
As NASCAR tries for a second day to get the Coke Zero 400 complete, rain continues to be a problem. Hit refresh to update image. NASCAR was able to start the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway but with just a few laps in...Show More Summary