Daytona International Speedway
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.
Darrell Wallace Jr., is set to make history as only the fourth black driver with a full-time ride in a NASCAR series.
It took about 10 minutes to wreck several cars at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.
“We’ve encouraged them all to get that, with the emphasis that in 2014 that almost likely will be mandated for all of them,” O’Donnell said Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona International Speedway that essentially shut down a three-day test session.
NASCAR has penalized two championship contending teams for problems found during qualifying at Daytona.
Sunday’s race featured a record 74 lead changes, 22 different leaders and 16 cautions before a rookie driver surprisingly drove into victory lane.
“This has been an incredible Speedweeks, and I just don’t want it to end,” Busch said after winning his first qualifying event at Daytona. “I want to make sure we keep doing everything right.”
NASCAR officials announced a tweak to the lineup eligibility for the February 12 Budweiser Shootout at Dayton