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  • • Waid’s World: Like Father, Like Son – For the Elliotts, That’s True in Several Ways
    It would appear Chase Elliott’s career is moving along nicely. In only five seasons in which he has run the full NASCAR Cup Series schedule with Hendrick Motorsports, he has won nine races to date. Five of them have come on road courses — two at Watkins Glen International, one at the Daytona International Speedway … The post Waid’s World: Like Father, Like Son – For the Elliotts, That’...2020
  • • NASCAR: Is the Roval as big a ‘wild card’ as Daytona, Talladega?
    Is the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval on the same “wild card” level in NASCAR as Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway? Prior to the inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series and Cup Series races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval back in September of 2018, two tracks on the schedule had been considered “wild card” race tracks. […] NASCAR: Is the Roval a...2020
  • • Hamlin Strategizes Way To 3 OT Victory At Talladega
    TALLADEGA, Ala. – Risk versus reward. It’s a simple philosophy, but it always dictates the way a driver races at Talladega Superspeedway and Daytona International Speedway. In Sunday’s Yellawood 500 at Talladega, it governed the strategy ......2020
  • • Fire on Fridays: Following Daytona Win, Can William Byron Break Out?
    It took him 97 races, but William Byron finally wound up in NASCAR Cup Series victory lane last weekend at Daytona International Speedway. On the surface, it’s a bit of a question mark as to why a driver who won in his fourth-ever NASCAR national series start, who went on to win six more times in … The post Fire on Fridays: Following Daytona Win, Can William Byron Break Out? appeared f...2020
  • • Eyes on Xfinity: Brandon Brown & Brandonbilt Motorsports, From Part-Time Team to Playoff Bubble
    Flashback to the 2016 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway: Brandon Brown surprised the racing community by finishing fourth for his small family team, Brandonbilt Motorsports. Who? What? How? That race began an upward trajectory in Brown’s racing career, running partial seasons in both the Truck Series and … The post Eyes on Xfin...2020
  • • Johnny Sauter Disappointed with 2020 Season, Must Win to Make Playoffs
    The 2020 NASCAR season has been a challenge for many race teams and drivers in all three national touring series, but the most disappointing year, at least in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, may belong to Johnny Sauter. When the season began over six months ago ago at Daytona International Speedway, Sauter was … The post Johnny Sauter Disappointed with 2020 Season, Must Win to Mak...2020
  • • Frontstretch Podcast: Intensity in Daytona, Justin Haley Reflects on Xfinity Win
    Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an intensity-filled weekend of racing at Daytona International Speedway, while debating if the race should remain the regular-season finale for the NASCAR Cup Series (spoiler: one says yes, the other didn’t enjoy the race). William Byron solidified his spot into the playoffs by winning &...2020
  • • Chase Elliott on Darlington Cup Pole
    It’s throwback week, and Chase Elliott will display his Jimmie Johnson throwback on the front row in the NASCAR Cup Series’ Cook Out Southern 500 Sunday (Sept. 6) at Darlington Raceway. Elliott nabbed the Busch Pole Award after finishing second last week at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR adjusted the formula and the starting lineup order … The post Chase Elliott on Darlington Cup Pol...2020
  • • Justin Haley Nabs Xfinity Pole at Darlington
    The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Darlington Raceway this week, and Justin Haley is on the pole for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 on Saturday, Sept. 5. Haley earned the top position after winning last week’s race at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR adjusted the formula starting this week to include owner’s finishing position from … The post Justin Haley Nabs Xfinity Pole at Darlin...2020
  • • At Daytona, Many NASCAR Fans Comfortable Returning to Track
    Over the weekend at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR hosted fans at a Cup Series race for the fifth time since returning to racing on May 17 after a 10-week hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, it’s been a success. The All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway in mid-July was the first venue to have … The post At Daytona, Many NASCAR Fans Comfortable Returning to Track ...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

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Daytona International Speedway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • William Byron lands two-year contract extension with HMS
    Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Byron had signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him in the team’s No. 24 Chevrolet through at least the 2022 season. Byron’s extension was signed on Aug. 8.Saturday night’s victory at Daytona International Speedway locked Byron, 22, into this season’s playoffs, which open Sunday night at Darlington (S.C.) ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Byron heads into playoffs with 2-year contract extension
    William Byron, fresh off his first career Cup Series victory, now has a contract extension through 2022 at Hendrick Motorsports. The extension was finalized in early August and announced Tuesday, just days after Byron's win at Daytona International Speedway earned him a berth in NASCAR's playoffs. ''I'm excited to finally share that I'm signed up through 2022 in the No. 24!'' Byron posted on Tw...2020
  • • Allgaier, Allmendinger trade post-race words after late run-in at Daytona Road Course
    Justin Allgaier's season of frustration bubbled over in a post-race rant Saturday after a run-in with veteran AJ Allmendinger in the NASCAR Xfinity Series' debut at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. Allgaier and Allmendinger were both running among the top five in the inaugural UNOH 188 when Allmendinger overshot the entry to Turn 6 […]...2020
  • • Unpredictability ahead as NASCAR gets on Daytona road course
    Unpredictability is as much a part of racing at Daytona International Speedway as bumping, drafting and the Big One. NASCAR takes to the retooled road course at Daytona this weekend for what surely will be a unique - unprecedented, really - experience for dozens of drivers who have only raced it online. ''It's going to be something to watch,'' Team Penske driver and 2015 Daytona 500 champion Joe...2020
  • • Unpredictability ahead as NASCAR gets on Daytona road course
    Unpredictability is as much a part of racing at Daytona International Speedway as bumping, drafting and the Big One...2020
  • • 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

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  • • Daytona 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more
    The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season has been an unusual one, and a pivotal moment arrives this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. The historic 2.5-mile track hosts the regular-season finale for the first time with Saturday's Coke Zero Sugar 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on NBC/NBC Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Daytona will also […]...2020
  • • Daytona Road Course 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more
    For the first time in NASCAR history, all three national series will compete on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. The Xfinity Series will go first Saturday (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Then, on Sunday, the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series (noon ET on FS1) and Cup Series (3 p.m. ET on NBC) will […]...2020
  • 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

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  • • Eyes on Xfinity: Brandon Brown & Brandonbilt Motorsports, From Part-Time Team to Playoff Bubble
    2020
  • • 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
    2020
  • • NASCAR Acceleration Nation offers at-home STEM learning and fun for kids
    2020
  • • 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

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  • • 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

  • • Waid’s World: Like Father, Like Son – For the Elliotts, That’s True in Several Ways
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Is the Roval as big a ‘wild card’ as Daytona, Talladega?
    2020
  • • Frontstretch Podcast: Intensity in Daytona, Justin Haley Reflects on Xfinity Win
    2020
  • • Chase Elliott on Darlington Cup Pole
    2020
  • • Justin Haley Nabs Xfinity Pole at Darlington
    2020
  • • No. 18 Xfinity Series team penalized post-Daytona
    The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team of Riley Herbst has been penalized following Friday night's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR officials announced Tuesday afternoon. RELATED: Xfinity Series points standings | Weekend schedule for Darlington Raceway The L1 infraction stemmed from an improperly mounted ballast discovered during pre-race inspection at the […]...2020
  • • William Byron lands two-year contract extension with HMS
    2020
  • • Byron heads into playoffs with 2-year contract extension
    2020
  • • NASCAR: One change to the starting lineup format for the playoffs
    There is one small change to the starting lineup format that is set to be used throughout the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Ahead of the 23rd race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at the Daytona International Speedway road course, NASCAR introduced a new way to set the starting lineups for each race. […] NASCAR: One change to the starting lineup format for the playoffs - Beyond the Fl...2020
  • • Stock Car Scoop: William Byron Wins at Daytona, Jimmie Johnson Misses Playoffs
    William Byron won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, Aug. 29, to clinch his spot in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. What did he say after his first career victory at the sport’s top level? Find out in this edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused on … The post Stock Car Scoop: William Byron Wins at Daytona, Jimmie...2020

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