Daytona 500 (2016)
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A jubilant David Wilson, TRD president, had no problem putting Denny Hamlin's Daytona 500 victory into perspective. But Toyota's road to DIS Victory Lane was not an easy one, as Jim Utter explains.
Gene Haas calls the absence at Daytona of his partner, driver and friend Tony Stewart “unfortunate”.
While everyone focused on Martin Truex Jr.'s brush with Daytona 500 glory, Matt Kenseth pulled down pit road in 14th, left to second-guess everything he did on the final lap.
Martin Truex Jr. was certainly disappointed Sunday. He came up just short of winning his first Daytona 500, but for now, he’s content with sending a message with his performance.
Practice made perfect for the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas in the season-opening Daytona 500.
In a similar fashion to his rookie teammate Chase Elliott, race favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. lost control and slammed the inside wall, nose-first.
Chase Elliott’s first Daytona 500 began up front but ended up in the garage.
Joey Logano didn’t need a meeting with NASCAR at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November to realize the best place to leave his feud with Matt Kenseth was in the rearview mirror.
Several different drafting groups formed during the eighth and final Daytona 500 practice of Speedweeks.
The starting lineup for the 58th running of the Daytona 500 is set after the Can-Am Duels at Daytona on Thursday night.
Kyle Busch dominated what was a very uneventful second Can-Am Duel on Thursday night until the final half lap, when a multi-car wreck left several drivers moving to backup cars for Sunday’s Daytona 500.
With the charter system locking 36 teams into the race and a reduced field size of 40 cars, that means there are just four spots up for grabs in the 58th running of the Daytona 500.
Only a handful of cars went out on track during Thursday's pre-Duel practice session with no pack forming.
Wednesday night’s second Sprint Cup Series practice was marred by a multi-car accident that will send at least two teams to backup cars for Thursday night’s Cam-Am Duel races.
Thirty-six drivers participated in the third Sprint Cup practice on Wednesday.
Coming to Daytona this year must provoke mixed emotions for Michael Waltrip, who for the first time in a decade, will not be here as a team owner.
One year ago, NASCAR’s 2004 champion was suspended from competition under what was characterized as a behavioral penalty.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has defended his new teammate Chase Elliott, for the youngster’s subdued reaction to becoming Daytona 500’s youngest ever polesitter.
Martin Truex Jr. lost his chance to qualify for the front row of the Daytona 500 when NASCAR did not allow his Furniture Row Racing team to make an attempt.