By AMANDA VINCENT Chase Elliott claimed his second-straight Daytona 500 pole on Sunday with a 192.872 mph lap in the second of two rounds of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. It also was the third-straight Daytona 500 pole for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 24 team and crew chief Alan Gustafson. [...]
What a day this has been. When the leaders wrecked out on the final lap of the rain-postponed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, NASCAR let the other cars race to the line rather than ending under caution. Watch the wild finish below. Read more...
Austin Theriault’s victory in the ARCA season opener Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was significant because it was the 23-year-old’s second series win. But it also was a big milestone for several members of his pit crew. Kapil Fletcher, Jeremy Kimbrough and Phil Thomas earned their...
Qualifying for the first two spots in the Daytona 500 is set for Sunday afternoon from Daytona International Speedway. The Fox telecast of Sunday’s qualifying round at Daytona will be available to stream online at Fox Sports Go, beginning at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
Kurt Busch had a surprise in final practice before this weekend’s Clash at Daytona International Speedway. One of his windows popped right out on pit lane. Read more...
We are a week away from The Great American Race, and on Sunday afternoon qualifying for the top two spots in the Daytona 500 will be determined from Daytona International Speedway. Daytona 500 qualifying will be televised live on Fox at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
Track drying efforts are ongoing to get the season-opener completed Saturday night. NASCAR’s exhibition season-opener is under an indefinite delay after rain begin falling Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. The Clash, a non-points race featuring a small lineup of drivers, was to start at 8:25 p.m. Show More Summary
Welcome to the ARCA Racing Series season, and racing season in general for stock cars in America. A massive wreck at Daytona International Speedway just collected nearly a dozen cars, leaving a handful on fire and others completely clobbered from contact. Read more...
By AMANDA VINCENT A blind draw on Friday put Brad Keselowski on the pole for Saturday night’s Advance Auto Parts Clash Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series exhibition race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Denny Hamlin will start alongside him in second on the front row. “It’s a great way to start the year,” Keselowski said. “We [...]
Showers may threaten but it doesn’t look like a wash NASCAR is back for 2017 kicking off a new season with a new name, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The season officially kicks off at 8 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway with The Clash. With NASCAR being back the focus turns to the weather for Saturday nights action. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season unofficially kicks off Saturday night with the running of the Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Drivers eligible for the race include last year’s Chase drivers, 2016 pole sitters, former Daytona 500 pole winners and past winners of the Clash. [...]
A reviewing of which drivers moved to new teams over the offseason and analyzing their chances for success in 2017. When drivers take to Daytona International Speedway later this week in preparation for Saturday night’s exhibition-opener, The Clash, and on Sunday for Daytona 500 qualifying (Feb. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The Feb. 24 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway is expected to include the father/son duo of John Hunter Nemechek and Joe Nemechek. John Hunter Nemechek, the regular driver of the Nemechek family-owned No. 8 entry, returns to that ride full-time for 2017, while his father, Joe Nemechek, returns [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Under the new format for races in all three of NASCAR’s national series — Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck — race distances will be broken into stages. Stage lengths have been revealed for a handful of races. The seasons for all three series open at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR has settled a lawsuit filed against it and Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway in Nov. 2015 by Allen Davis, a spectator injured by debris during the Feb. 2013 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona, according to a report by ESPN. Late in the race, a car driven by Kyle Larson got airborne [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT While Alex Bowman pilots the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 18, the car’s regular and returning driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will be in the FOX Sports broadcast booth for the FOX Sports 1 coverage of the event, along [...]
After watching the Rolex 24, um, race at Daytona International Speedway, its hard not to think that motorsport is less about racing and more about big egos, vanity, and loud, loud marketing.
Watching racing history unfold is exhausting.
By AMANDA VINCENT Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the No. 33 Circle Sport with The Motorsports Group Chevrolet in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 26, according to an announcement from the race team on Monday. Earnhardt and the No. 33 team are guaranteed a starting spot [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT By being a part of the Wayne Taylor Racing team that won the Rolex 24 at Daytona at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Sunday, four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon became only the fourth driver to win the two biggest marquee events at DIS — the Rolex 24 and the Daytona [...]