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  • • Erik Jones Won’t Return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021
    Erik Jones will not return as the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Race Hub reported Aug. 6. The 24-year-old Jones is in his fourth full-time season in Cup, all with Joe Gibbs Racing. He has two wins, at Daytona International Speedway and Darlington Raceway. In … The post Erik Jones Won’t Return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021 appeared first on ...2020
  • • Eyes on Xfinity: Alex Labbe Having Career Year, Putting Additional Emphasis on Month of August
    Despite receiving a 75-point penalty from NASCAR on Tuesday (Aug. 4) for violating its testing policy at the Daytona International Speedway road course by running in a Sports Car Club of America race last week, Alex Labbe is in the midst of a career year for DGM Racing, owned by Mario Gosselin. While some drivers … The post Eyes on Xfinity: Alex Labbe Having Career Year, Putting Additional E...2020
  • • NASCAR Changing Starting Lineup & Pit Stall Selection Procedures for Remainder of 2020
    NASCAR starting lineup and pit stall procedures have been adjusted, beginning with the events at the Daytona International Speedway road course through the end of the season, NASCAR announced Aug. 6. A combination of finishing position from the previous race (weighted 50%), rank in team owner points standings (35%) and the fastest lap from the … The post NASCAR Changing Starting Lineup &...2020
  • • NASCAR Mailbox: Should the Punishment for Blatantly Cheating Be More Severe?
    After an incident over the weekend at the Daytona International Speedway road course that involved Alex Labbe and DGM Racing, team owner, Mario Gosselin, was fined $50,000 and docked 75 driver/owner points. They were caught distinctly cheating, violating NASCAR’s testing policy by running in an SCCA race last weekend in an attempt to gain laps … The post NASCAR Mailbox: Should the Puni...2020
  • • NASCAR penalizes Labbe team for violation of no-testing policy
    Team owner Mario Gosselin was fined $50,000 and penalized 75 owner points for the team’s violation of the testing policy.Last Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR officials halted driver Alex Labbe’s participation in an SCCA event on the Daytona road course after he completed approximately seven laps.Labbe was listed as driving a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro and photos clearly ...Keep readi...2020
  • • NASCAR penalizes Xfinity team for illegal test at Daytona
    NASCAR has fined an Xfinity Series team $50,000 because driver Alex Labbe violated the testing policy for the road course at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR will race on that configuration for the first time later this month and is not holding any practice sessions before the events. In an attempted workaround of the rules, Labbe went to an SCCA event last weekend at Daytona to try to lea...2020
  • • Alex Labbe Fined After Daytona Test, Clint Bowyer’s Crew Chief Suspended for 1 Race After New Hampshire
    NASCAR dished out a number of penalties in the wake of a Cup Series-only weekend. Six Cup teams were penalized after the Foxwoods Resorts 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, while two additional punishments were given to participants of a test at Daytona International Speedway. The six Cup teams hit with penalties included race winner … The post Alex Labbe Fined After Daytona Test, Clint Bo...2020
  • • Alex Labbe Asked By NASCAR to Leave SCCA Test at Daytona Road Course
    NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Alex Labbe was taken out of a steel-bodied Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) practice session at Daytona International Speedway road course, according to Catchfence. Labbe had run about seven laps during the period when NASCAR officials called him off the track. Since he didn’t have prior authorization or approval from … The post Alex Labbe Asked By NASCAR to Lea...2020
  • • NASCAR: Fans can pick which car Ryan Blaney runs at Daytona
    Fans can pick which BODYARMOR paint scheme Ryan Blaney runs in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway. For the final time in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney is slated to run a BODYARMOR paint scheme on his #12 Ford, and he is set to […] NASCAR: Fans can pick which car Ryan Blaney runs at Daytona - Beyond the Flag ...2020
  • • Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing at Daytona Xfinity Event
    Earl Bamber is going NASCAR racing. The veteran IMSA driver will pilot the No. 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series entry for Richard Childress Racing, beginning at the Daytona International Speedway (Aug. 15) the team announced July 31. The Daytona contest will be the stock car start of any kind for the 30-year-old New Zealander. However, Bamber … The post Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing a...2020

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Daytona International Speedway injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR: Ryan Newman confirms return plan following injury
    NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Newman is set to return to competition whenever real-life action resumes following his horrifying Daytona 500 crash. Coming to the checkered flag as the leader of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Monday, February 17, Ryan Newman was sent spinning due to contact […] NASCAR: Ryan Newman confirms return plan...2020
  • • Newman says he will be ready to race when NASCAR resumes
    Ryan Newman said he will be ready to race when NASCAR resumes competition, which could be as early as May 17. Newman suffered a head injury in the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. Ross Chastain drove the No. 6 Ford in place of Newman for three races before the NASCAR season was suspended March 13 because of the coronavirus pandemic....2020
  • • Ryan Newman wants to race again, has head injury
    Steve Newmark, president, Roush Fenway Racing, held a Q&A session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this morning to read a statement from Ryan Newman and talk about Monday’s accident at Daytona International Speedway.  STEVE NEWMARK, President, Roush Fenway Racing – “I appreciate all you guys being here today.  Ryan apologizes for not being able to be […]...2020
  • Ryan Newman releases statement; says he has head injury, wants to race again
    • Ryan Newman releases statement; says he has head injury, wants to race again
    Steve Newmark, president, Roush Fenway Racing, held a Q&A session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this morning to read a statement from Ryan Newman and talk about Monday‘s accident at Daytona International Speedway.  STEVE NEWMARK, President, Roush Fenway Racing — “I appreciate all you guys being here today.  Ryan apologizes for not being able to […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Ryan Newman’s injuries ‘serious but not life threatening’
    NASCAR and Roush Fenway Racing have released statements about driver Ryan Newman, stating that he is in serious condition but that his injuries are not life threatening. In a last-lap crash in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Ryan Newman’s #6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford was sent up the […] NASCAR: Ryan Newman’s injuries ‘...2020
  • • Ryan Newman in serious condition; injuries not life threatening
    Ryan Newman was injured in a crash on the last lap of Monday's Daytona 500 while racing for the win at Daytona International Speedway....2020
  • • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman awake and speaking to doctors after ugly Daytona 500 crash
    NASCAR and the larger sports world were on pins and needles Monday night after veteran driver Ryan Newman was involved in one of the ugliest accidents we have ever seen. It came on the final turn of the final lap of the Daytona 500 with Newman leading his competition. He crashed into the wall and flipped before being hit by another car on the driver side. Then Newman’s car caught fire. As Newman w...2020
  • • NASCAR hits Timmy Hill's Xfinity Series team with big penalty
    Prior to qualifying on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR assessed an L2 penalty to MBM Racing’s No. 66 Toyota team and driver Timmy Hill for manipulating the bodywork of the nose of its car.Crew chief Sebastion Laforge was immediately suspended for six weeks and ejected from the garage for the remainder of the weekend.The team has also been fined $50,000 and docked 75 ...Keep read...2020
  • • J.J. Watt will be Grand Marshall of 2019 Daytona 500
    Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt will be in the spotlight at the 2019 Daytona 500, as he’s been named Grand Master of the 61st running of the “Great American Race.” “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as Grand Marshal for this year’s ‘Great American Race,’” Watt said, per the official NASCAR website. “The DAYTONA 500 is a truly iconic event with a rich history and I am very m...2019
  • • J.J. Watt will be Grand Marshal of 2019 Daytona 500
    Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt will be in the spotlight at the 2019 Daytona 500, as he’s been named Grand Master of the 61st running of the “Great American Race.” “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as Grand Marshal for this year’s ‘Great American Race,’” Watt said, per the official NASCAR website. “The DAYTONA 500 is a truly iconic event with a rich history and I am very m...2019

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Daytona International Speedway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Attention NASCAR teams: Porsche drivers available for Daytona!
    Porsche driver Nick Tandy has Aug. 14-16 free and is offering up his vast experience on the Daytona International Speedway road course to NASCAR teams....2020
  • • The Scene Vault: Lake Speed and the bizarre finish of the 1980 Daytona ARCA race
    By Steve Waid Lake Speed came to the 1980 ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway cocked and loaded. He came with a Monte Carlo that was bigger than cars utilized by most of the other competitors. But he knew it would be more effective in the draft. Sure enough, he qualified fifth and tore right […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Acceleration Nation offers at-home STEM learning and fun for kids
    Earlier this year, as Denny Hamlin piloted his No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry to his third career Daytona 500 victory, fundamental concepts of aerodynamics were at play when his car surpassed 200 miles per hour -- speeds routinely achieved by NASCAR Cup Series drivers at Daytona International Speedway. For 500 miles on race day, the […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Acceleration Nation offers at-home STEM learning and fun for kids
    Earlier this year, as Denny Hamlin piloted his No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry to his third career Daytona 500 victory, fundamental concepts of aerodynamics were at play as his car surpassed 200 miles per hour — speeds routinely achieved by NASCAR Cup Series drivers at Daytona International Speedway. For 500 miles on race day, the […]...2020
  • • AdventHealth to offer drive-up COVID-19 testing at Daytona International Speedway
    In an effort to increase availability of COVID-19 testing in Florida, AdventHealth will offer 500 or more drive-up tests at Daytona International Speedway starting at 9 a.m. Friday. The effort has been led by the health care system and AdventHealth Centra Care with partners such as Daytona International Speedway. The tests will be available to […]...2020
  • • Weekend Preview: Daytona International Speedway
    The storylines are aplenty for the 62nd running of NASCAR‘s Great American Race, the Daytona 500 and by the time cars grid at Daytona International Speedway for Sunday‘s green flag (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), a new season‘s worth of high aspirations will be on the line. Seven-time champion Jimmie […]...2020
  • • Erik Jones has no plans to leave Joe Gibbs Racing
    Erik Jones was back to business Wednesday, making the media rounds three days removed from winning Sunday‘s Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway. Part of that business was fielding questions about his contract status at Joe Gibbs Racing, where he‘s bullish about a potential return. Jones, 23, enters his fourth full season in the NASCAR […]...2020
  • • Turn 2 Blog: What does the future hold for NASCAR in 2020?
    *Turn 2 Blog is a regular feature on InsideCircleTrack.com. Here, site operators Michael Moats and Richard Allen take turns offering their thoughts on the NASCAR and pavement short track racing topics of the day. Richard: The Busch Clash held this past Sunday at Daytona International Speedway is now over and the only thing I think we can say we learned from that race is the so-called “greate...2020
  • • Haley, Gaughan exhale after securing Daytona 500 starting spots
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Justin Haley played another waiting game at Daytona International Speedway, though the stakes -- and the weather -- were far different this time. Brendan Gaughan had his own fretful moments, handled with his trademark loquacious manner. At the end of Sunday's Daytona 500 time...2020
  • • Kevin Harvick signs contract extension with Stewart-Haas Racing
    Kevin Harvick confirmed to media members Saturday at Daytona International Speedway he has signed a two-year contract extension with Stewart-Haas Racing. Harvick, the 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion, said his new deal with SHR lasts through the 2023 season. It was initially slated to end after 2021,...2020

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  • Natalie Decker scores best finish by a female competitor in NASCAR Truck Series history
    • Natalie Decker scores best finish by a female competitor in NASCAR Truck Series history
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Niece Motorsport’s Natalie Decker was grinning widely before she even arrived at the many microphones and reporters ready to interview the Wisconsin driver following her historical run in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. Decker, 22, of Eagle River, Wisc., finished fifth […]...2020
  • • Daytona 101: TV times, Goodyear tires, key stats and more
    The NASCAR Cup Series kicks off the much-anticipated 2020 slate Sunday with the annual season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX/FOX Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Check out all the information you need to know leading up to Sunday's 500-mile showdown...2020
  • • Michael Annett scores first Xfinity Series win at Daytona
    Michael Annett took home the checkered flag in the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway to kick off the NASCAR Xfinity Series 2019 season, his first career national series win. The driver of the No. 1 JR Motorsports Chevrolet also saw teammate Justin Allgaier in the No. 7 Chevrolet cross the finish line […] The post Michael Annett scores first Xfinity Series win at ...2019
  • • Michael Annett wins Xfintiy race at Daytona, full result
    Michael Annett won the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. By blocking an advancing Justin Allgaier. Annett scores his first career win. Last year’s winner Tyler Reddick began the day on the pole. Xfintiy Series Results at Daytona Michael Annett Justin Allgaier Brandon Jones Ryan Sieg Austin Cindric Christopher Bell Jeff Green […]...2019

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  • • Ray Black Jr. stepping away from racing to help family business
    Prior to the 2020 NASCAR season kicking off at Daytona International Speedway in mid-February, Ray Black Jr. was scheduled to run the full Xfinity Series season for SS Green Light Racing. Less than one month later, the world was turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. This season, Black, 29, has been primarily funded by his family company, CDA (Commercial […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Acceleration Nation offers at-home STEM learning and fun for kids
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  • • NASCAR Acceleration Nation offers at-home STEM learning and fun for kids
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  • • Ryan Newman awake and talking
    A day after a terrifying crash at Daytona International Speedway, Ryan Newman is awake and talking to family members. Newman, 42, was involved in a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 and had to be taken to a Halifax Heath following the race. Tuesday afternoon Roush Fenway Racing released a statement about […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Ryan Newman walking around hospital, playing with daughters
    Roush Fenway Racing continues to release updates on the condition of Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 6 Roush Fenway Ford in the NASCAR Cup Series. According to latest update, released Wednesday, Newman continues to improve and is walking around Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Ryan Newman continues to show great improvement after Monday night’s last-lap accident at Daytona Internation...2020
  • • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman awake and speaking to doctors after ugly Daytona 500 crash
    2020
  • • Joey Gase driving for Rick Ware Racing in 2020
    Rick Ware Racing welcomes NASCAR veteran, Joey Gase, to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series lineup. Starting at the season opener in February at Daytona International Speedway, Gase will be piloting one of the RWR entries for The DAYTONA 500. “I am excited to have Joey Gase join the Rick Ware Racing family in 2020. Joey […]...2019
  • • Joey Gase to drive for Rick Ware Racing
    Rick Ware Racing welcomes NASCAR veteran, Joey Gase, to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series lineup. Starting at the season opener in February at Daytona International Speedway, Gase will be piloting one of the RWR entries for The DAYTONA 500. “I am excited to have Joey Gase join the Rick Ware Racing family in 2020. Joey […]...2019
  • • Son also rises: Harrison Burton wins at Daytona
    Harrison Burton won the ARCA Series season opener in his first career race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. Burton maintained the lead on two late restarts to win at the track where his father, Jeff, won a NASCAR Cup race in 2000....2019
  • • Brandon McReynolds drove Allison inspired ARCA car at Daytona
    Brandon McReynolds crashed out of the race with two to go in the No. 28 Toyota for KBR Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. US Workboats sponsored the car for McReynolds which honored newly inducted NASCAR Hall of Famer Davey Allison for whom his father was crew chief of […]...2019

Top Daytona International Speedway news

  • • NASCAR: Ryan Newman’s injuries ‘serious but not life threatening’
    2020
  • • Ryan Newman in horrid crash at end of Daytona 500
    Coming to the checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway, the No. 6 car of Ryan Newman was involved in a horrid crash. With Ryan Blaney behind him, Newman got turned hit the wall and was hit full speed by Corey LaJoie. “nAsCaR iS bOrInG” (also, hope Ryan Newman is OK)… #Daytona500 pic.twitter.com/zBOQL2Poms — Justin Leger […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: President Donald Trump to attend 2020 Daytona 500
    United States President Donald Trump is slated to attend this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season is scheduled to get underway this Sunday, February 16 with the 62nd annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. President Donald Trump, who has been endorsed by several […] NASCAR: President Do...2020
  • • NASCAR: Ryan Newman treated and released from hospital
    Roush Fenway Racing have confirmed that NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Newman has been treated and released from the hospital. Ryan Newman had been at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida since his horrific last-lap crash in Monday evening’s 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Not even 48 hours […] NASCAR: Ryan Newman treated ...2020
  • • NASCAR: We need to have another conversation on safety
    Since 2001, NASCAR has done everything in their power to make sure safety is the number one priority. But it’s time for another conversation on the matter. There have been many terrifying wrecks since the tragedy of Dale Earnhardt in 2001: Carl Edwards at Talladega Superspeedway in 2009 and Austin Dillon at Daytona International Speedway […] NASCAR: We need to have another conversation...2020
  • • NASCAR: 38 cars failed Daytona 500 pre-qualifying inspection
    A total of 38 cars failed pre-qualifying inspection on Sunday morning before hitting the track for Daytona 500 qualifying to open up the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. When the entry list for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway was officially released last week, it featured 43 drivers, meaning […] NASCAR: 38 cars failed Daytona 500 pre-qual...2020
  • • Ryan Newman in serious condition; injuries not life threatening
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Notable omission from 2020 Daytona 500 entry list
    The entry list for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500 has been released, and there was one notable omission from it. Upon the confirmation that B.J. McLeod is set to drive for Rick Ware Racing to open up the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at Daytona International Speedway, the entry list for the […] NASCAR: Notable omission from 2020 Daytona 500 entry list - Beyond the Flag...2020
  • • NASCAR makes major changes to Speedweeks; Busch Clash moved to road course
    NASCAR has altered the annual Busch Clash, moving it from Sunday afternoon to Tuesday night and from the oval to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. Additionally, front row qualifying for the Daytona 500 has been moved to Wednesday. The Busch Clash invitation-only exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway has served as the first […] NASCAR makes major changes to Speedw...2020
  • • NASCAR: Is the best yet to come for Natalie Decker?
    In her first start at Niece Motorsports, Natalie Decker recorded the highest finish by a female driver in NASCAR Truck Series history. Is the best yet to come? During the early stages of last Friday night’s 2020 NASCAR Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, Natalie Decker, making her first start for Niece Motorsports […] NASCAR: Is the best yet to come for Natali...2020

Daytona International Speedway schedule, game

  • • NASCAR Changing Starting Lineup & Pit Stall Selection Procedures for Remainder of 2020
    2020
  • • Clint Bowyer: Daytona road course "a crapshoot for everybody"
    When NASCAR released its most recent 2020 schedule update earlier this month, the ARCA, Xfinity and Cup races at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International were replaced with races in August (14-16) on the road course at Daytona International Speedway.While the addition of a new road course in NASCAR competition was generally well-received, teams have thrown up warning flags about competing on a venue ...K...2020
  • • NASCAR Releases Revised Schedules Through End of August, Including Daytona Road Course Dates
    More of the 2020 NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck series’ regular-season schedules, as well as that of the ARCA Menards Series, was released on Wednesday, July 8. The update features 19 total races at Michigan International Speedway, Dover International Raceway, the World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, the Daytona International Speedway … The post NASCAR Rele...2020
  • • NASCAR announces 2020 schedule through Cup Series regular-season finale weekend
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 8, 2020) -- NASCAR today announced its schedule of events through August for all three national series and the ARCA Menards Series, which includes two additional NASCAR Cup Series doubleheaders and two separate stops -- on two different courses -- at Daytona International Speedway. The NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Gander RV […]...2020
  • • Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400
    Let’s get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups set! Hopefully they’ll result in fireworks. For the second time in NASCAR history, the Cup Series race held on Independence Day weekend will not be at Daytona International Speedway. Instead, it will be at another iconic venue: Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 airs Sunday, July … The post Daily Fantasy NASCAR...2020
  • • NASCAR: How to make Daytona ‘not matter’
    How can NASCAR Cup Series drivers ensure that the 2020 regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway does not matter? We are officially through half of the post-hiatus portion of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series regular season, assuming that the postponed races at Michigan International Speedway and Dover International Speedway do end up being rescheduled […] NASCAR: How to make Daytona ...2020
  • • Ray Black Jr. Focusing on Family Business, Rick Ware Strikes Deal with SS Green Light Racing
    Prior to the 2020 NASCAR season kicking off at Daytona International Speedway in mid-February, Ray Black Jr. was scheduled to run the full Xfinity Series season for SS Green Light Racing. Less than one month later, the world was turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. This season, Black, 29, has been primarily funded by … The post Ray Black Jr. Focusing on Family Business, Rick Ware Str...2020
  • • Ray Black Jr. stepping away from racing to help family business
    2020
  • • NASCAR’s diamond in the rough
    Amid a season full of changes to the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, the Coca-Cola 600 is a diamond in the rough, scheduled to go on as planned from the very beginning. The first four races of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season took place as planned at Daytona International Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Auto […] NASCAR’s diamond in the rough - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Your ...2020
  • • NASCAR set for rare feat at Darlington Raceway
    Tonight’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway is scheduled to be the first on a Wednesday since 1984 and the first on a Wednesday outside of Daytona International Speedway in nearly a half-century. What would have been the first NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 73 days, the Toyota 200, was rained out at Darlington […] NASCAR set for rare feat at Darlington Raceway - Beyond the Fl...2020

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