Stories tagged: Daytona
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 9:44 P.M.
Brad Keselowski finally earns first Daytona victory
Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
Johnny Sauter wins Truck Series opener at Daytona as Christopher Bell flips
Johnny Sauter won the crash-filled Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night, giving Chevrolet its first series victory at the famed track.
SUNDAY, JAN. 31, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Scott Sharp’s ESM team wins Rolex as Corvettes thrill crowd
Scott Sharp celebrated a second win at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 20 years after his first victory in a race that saw most of the top contenders fall apart …
FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016, 6:27 P.M.
A.J. Foyt feels healthy, plans to attend every IndyCar race
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt hopes to attend every IndyCar Series race this season.
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
NASCAR fans keep Confederate flags aloft
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center.
MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
Almirola picks up his first Sprint Car victory
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane. So waiting through two days of thunderstorms and three red …
SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014
Auto racing notes: David Gilliland lands pole at Daytona
David Gilliland has won the pole for tonight’s Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway after rain shortened qualifying. Gilliland’s top speed during a hectic, cat-and-mouse qualifying session was 199.322 …
FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
Auto racing notes: Dale Earnhardt Jr. still embarrassed over Talladega finish
It had been 31 years since a driver won both Daytona races in the same season when Jimmie Johnson pulled off the Sprint Cup Series sweep. A year later, his …
MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014
No. 3 car back in its glory
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out …
FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013
Daytona media day features loose champ, dating drivers
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Brad Keselowski strolled through the Daytona 500 Club with his cellphone in one hand and a half-empty bottle in the other. Nope, not beer. Not this …
SATURDAY, JAN. 12, 2013
Earnhardt Jr. starts big wreck at Daytona test
Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona International Speedway that essentially shut down a three-day test session. NASCAR’s most popular driver tapped Marcos Ambrose as they drove across …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012
Earnhardt expresses renewed optimism at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. left Daytona frustrated and furious last July. One of his favorite tracks, the place forever linked to his family name, had become a …
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
Daytona 500 champ Bayne can’t repeat on track
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne was hoping for a repeat trip to Victory Lane at Daytona. Instead, he got an early exit. Bayne wrecked on the …
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
Ragan redeems himself at Daytona with first win
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – David Ragan could have won the Daytona 500 if not for a late-race gaffe that cost him what would have been a life-changing victory. So as …
THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2011
Drivers set to test fixed track, ponder points system
ATLANTA – Jamie McMurray likes the idea of switching to a new points system to determine the NASCAR champion. Specifically, one he actually understands.