Ed Carpenter leads first-day qualifying for Indy 500; Sebastien Bourdais fractures pelvis & right hip in crash
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Relive all the drama of the 2017 Daytona 500 right here: Just click on the YouTube video for the complete running of the Great American Race held Sunday Feb. 26, from Daytona International Speedway in front of a capacity crowd of 101,000 die-hard NASCAR fans.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two of the leading politicians are welcoming race fans to today's Daytona 500 -- Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley, the former longtime Ormond Beach mayor, elected to the lead countywide seat in 2016, and Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry, re-elected in the same election cycle as Kelly for his second four-year term.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Stewart-Haas Racing and Aspen Dental expanded their partnership on Tuesday, with the dental company becoming the lead sponsor for Danica Patrick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Aspen Dental will debut on the No. 10 Ford Fusion for the season-opening Daytona 500 on Feb. 26 and will be the primary sponsor for a double-digit slate of races, the team announced Tuesday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Here is the latest update from the IMSA Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway as summarized by Nick DeGroot, news manager of Motorsport.com: The No. 5 Action Express Cadillac has returned to the front with a vengeance, once again the race leader after falling off the lead lap during the mid-portion of the race.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The report from the track at 3:18am, ET, wasn't good news: The tenth full course yellow was called for inclement weather. Rain has been persistent throughout the night, but its recent increase in intensity caused race officials to take proactive measures. Green-flag racing did not resume until 4:12am, ET.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR has a new official brand identity which will replace the bar mark used by the sanctioning body since 1976, when racing resumes at Daytona International Speedway and other tracks nationwide onthe racing circuit.