2013 Battle at the Beach finishes of the K&N and Modified races. (Photo by Getty Images) · Daytona International Speedway To Host NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours · New Smyrna Kicks Off NASCAR Whelen All-American Series And NASCAR K&N Pro Series East DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Show More Summary
Ford set a new speed record at the Daytona International Speedway using a racing car equipped with a pickup truck engine. Racer Colin Braun reached 222.971 mph (358.837 km/h) in a single lap that smashed a 26-year-old record previously held by Bill Elliott
Ford took to Daytona International Speedway with a Crawford Daytona Prototype powered by its new EcoBoost race engine for one reason: To set the track record. They did it, and this is what it looked like. Read more...
Some mighty machines have lapped the banks of the Daytona International Speedway over the years: thunderous V8-powered stock cars, Le Mans-conquering Group C prototypes, open-wheel Champ Cars, knee-dragging superbikes... heck, the infield lake has even hosted powerboat racing. Show More Summary
Bill Elliott's speed record at Daytona International Speedway will still stand in NASCAR, but it's no longer a track record. In a Ford event Wednesday, Colin Braun took to the track in a Daytona Prototype Grand-Am car to break Elliott's record. Show More Summary
Ford set a new speed record at Daytona International Speedway with a race car powered by a modified version of the EcoBoost engine it uses in passenger vehicles.
On February 13, 1982, Dale Earnhardt crossed the finish line first in the Goody’s 300 at Daytona International Speedway to win the inaugural race in what is now known as the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Twenty-three champions and 136 race winners later, NASCAR’s No. 2 series approaches an historic milestone – its 1,000th race, on Sept. 6 at [...]
ByNathaniel Matherson: In this article I would like to take a look at a company that owns a number of largest, most recognizable racetracks in the world including Daytona. The company, International Speedway Corporation (ISCA), or ISC, which up until this point has received very little coverage from the financial news community. Show More Summary
Was Jimmie Johnson finding issues with restarts that weren’t really there? Prior to last weekend’s Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, five-time Cup champion Johnson said that he was going to lighten up and not concern himself so much with how some of his competitors restart races. It’s [...]
News & Notes POINTS AFTER DAYTONA: After finishing eighth last weekend at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. advanced one position to fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. He trails leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson by 110 points. AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: In 27 Cup starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Earnhardt has seven [...]
News & Notes DAYTONA RECAP: Most recently, Kasey Kahne was running second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on July 6 with five laps to go when a competitor moved suddenly to the bottom line and sent Kahne off the track and into the infield retaining wall. He was [...]
Daytona International Speedway broke ground on their $400 million renovation project Friday morning and staged a race between NASCAR drivers in heavy equipment. Hold your "did they race better than the Gen-6?" jokes there. We don't want...Show More Summary
NASCAR President Mike Helton now won’t have to go far to find an electric-vehicle charging station for his new 2013 Ford C-Max Energi car. Thanks to a Cleveland, Ohio-based company called Eaton, eight newly installed electric-vehicle charging stations were unveiled Monday in the parking lot of the International Motorsports Center, the office tower where both Continue reading ?
Jimmie Johnson 1st driver to sweep Daytona since 1982 via Rickey.org Jimmie Johnson became the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway, accomplishing the feat with a dominating run Saturday night for his fourth win of the season. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Much like he did in the season's opening race, Jimmie Johnson kept the rest of the field at bay in the final laps at Daytona International Speedway to win the Coke Zero 400. At the Daytona 500, Johnson had six laps of green flag racing to hold off any challengers. Show More Summary
That was certainly different. Kevin James, Shaquille O'Neal and Adam Sandler gave the command to start engines at Daytona International Speedway before the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night and the only thing we can say with certainty is that it was the longest command of the season. Show More Summary
Situated right in the middle of the intense 2013 Sprint Cup Series, the Coke Zero 400 is bound to be an action-packed race at Daytona International Speedway. Matt Kenseth picked up a crucial victory on the Sprint Cup Series circuit last week and will attempt to make it two wins in a row when he starts at the No. Show More Summary
Travis Pastrana is becoming a weekly staple in these, huh? Pastrana was in a six-car crash with five laps to go in the scheduled distance of Friday night's Nationwide race at Daytona International Speedway. The crash was triggered as...Show More Summary
Ground was broken today on a three-year project that will redesign Daytona International Speedway. When it’s done, the venue could be configured to host something other than car races. And, according to the Associated Press, facility president Joie Chitwood III says he’s like to bring football, soccer, and rugby to Daytona after the $400 million…
Chasing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson has become habitual again this season, but that might not be so common after the expected crapshoot at Daytona International Speedway on July 6. Johnson’s cape is not quite as super as it has been in races before the last two. Show More Summary