Daytona Nibbles: The Leader: Most Laps Led Are Not Always A Driver’s Friend

The driver who has led the most laps in the Daytona 500 has only won two of the last five races (Denny Hamlin in 2016 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014). Twice in that time, a driver has led only the last lap for victory – Austin Dillon in 2018 and Kurt Busch in 2017. Views: 53

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Daytona Nibbles: Austin Dillon Aims to Win Back-to-back Daytona 500s

Last year’s dramatic last-lap win of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 produced one of the most talked about finishes in recent memory. Driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for his grandfather Richard Childress – the same car that the late Dale Earnhardt won the 500 with in 1998 – Austin Dillon maneuvered past final-lap contact to take the checkered flag. Views: 72

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The Yawn at Daytona

Good golly. Mother Nature has sure made for some less than thrilling racing so far this season at Daytona. Views: 160

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Jimmie Johnson Evades Late-Race Incident to Win Advance Auto Parts Clash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2019) – 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. Views: 93

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Harrison Burton Wins Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire At Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2019) – Harrison Burton, the 18-year-old son of retired NASCAR great Jeff Burton, won the Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway, in the opening event of this year’s DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth. Views: 89

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Daytona Nibbles: The Champ is Here

After earning the title of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion in 2018, Joey Logano will look to win his second DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 17. The 28-year-old Connecticut native won “The Great American Race” in 2015, giving Roger Penske his second victory in the event. The last time a MENCS champion went on to win the DAYTONA 500 the following year was Dale Jarrett in 2000. (Daytona Speedway PR) Views: 92

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DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth, Week 1: Fan-Friendly Schedule Gets 2019 Season Off to Fast Start

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2019) – Daytona International Speedway has a stellar lineup of activities for the first half of DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth, in a fan-friendly build-up for the 61st annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 17. Views: 109

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Daytona Nibbles: Daytona 500 Defending Champion Looks to Repeat

Austin Dillon will look to become only the fourth driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s. Dillon captured a victory in “The Great American Race” in 2018, 20 years after Dale Earnhardt did the same in the Richard Childress Racing No. 3 for his only DAYTONA 500 win. The last driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s was Sterling Marlin in 1994-95. (Daytona Speedway PR) Views: 83

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