When NASCAR began racing in Daytona Beach in the 1940s, there was no concern about drafting or restrictor plates. It wasn’t on the 2.5-mile super speedway all fans are familiar with today.
Joe Gibbs Racing survived three separate dramatic late rate crashes to finishes 1-2-3, as Denny Hamlin won the 61st annual DAYTONA 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, his second triumph in “The Great American Race.”
Michael Annett led the last 45 laps Saturday to win the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway, in the season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Jimmie Johnson. Remember him? Just in case you’d forgotten about the capabilities of the two-time DAYTONA 500 champion – and seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion – he served up a reminder Sunday by making a trip to Gatorade Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway.