Daytona International Speedway
Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins the Ben and Skin show to discuss what winning the Daytona 500 means for him and how crazy things have been since crossing the finish line.
The 18-year-old rookie will make his series debut Saturday starting from the pole. He topped the speed chart with a lap at 192.078 mph to grab the top starting spot in the rain-shortened qualifying session.
NASCAR Rookie Parker Kligerman was involved in a multi-car wreck Wednesday, sliding on his roof halfway down the front-stretch in the first full practice for the Daytona 500.
Brad Keselowski estimates he’s paid between $75,000 and $100,000 in NASCAR fines in the last four years.
NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race ‘if everybody else stayed home.’
The deal makes Toyota an official partner of the Daytona 500 and gives the company pace-car privileges. The means a foreign manufacturer will lead the field under caution at “The Great American Race.”
NASCAR confiscated the roof flaps, which are designed to keep cars on the ground during spins and high-speed wrecks, from 16 teams for further inspection.
The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could face tough obstacles in winning damages.
Kyle Larson says he has no hesitation getting back in a race car this weekend following his frightening crash at Daytona International Speedway.
Rubbed elbows – literally – with Zac Brown and James Franco and Willie from Duck Dynasty. It was a cool, star-studded event and then … Ray Lewis showed up and pooped all over the party.
At the Daytona 500, the focus was not only on racing, but on safety, after a harrowing crash injured more than 2 dozen people Saturday, including a man from North Texas.
On the eve of Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway, my 105.3 The Fan colleague Richie Whitt and I asked Kurt Busch about the confluence of speed, safety measures and danger that is part of the thrill of NASCAR. Busch answered the question smartly, acknowledging the components of what makes auto racing so popular.