Daytona 500 2014

web autoracing.com

Subscribe to AutoRacing.com: NASCAR, F1, News, Reviews, Blogs, Events, Photos and VideosNews FeedSubscribe to AutoRacing.com: NASCAR, F1, News, Reviews, Blogs, Events, Photos and VideosComments

Daytona 500 2014

January 30, 2014 by  
Filed under events

The 500 mile Daytona 500 is a prestigious event that takes place each year in Daytona Beach. With the inaugural event having taken place in 1959, the race consists

2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductees

December 16, 2013 by  
Filed under News

Established in the North Carolina city of Charlotte in May 2010, the NASCAR Hall of Fame honors exceptional drivers, crew chiefs, owners and other players in this exciting sport. The 2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees are Tim Flock, Maurice Petty, Dale Jarrett, Jack Ingram and Fireball Roberts…

Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500

February 25, 2013 by  
Filed under News

Kicking off the season in style, the Daytona 500 carries the largest purse of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events and is widely considered to be the season’s most prestigious race. Covering a distance of 500 miles, it is one of the four restrictor plate races…

2013 Daytona 500

January 30, 2013 by  
Filed under events

Covering a distance of 500 miles, the Daytona is a epic endurance race carrying the largest purse on the NASCAR calendar…

NASCAR and NASA Challenges

April 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Miscellaneous

A group of math and science students recently gathered at Charlotte Motor Speedway to hear a panel of experts, including a real astronaut, explain a number of similarities between auto racing and space travel. Both astronauts and NASCAR or Formula 1 drivers rely on a team of aerodynamic scientists to maximize their speed while complying with safety measures.

Daytona 500

January 24, 2012 by  
Filed under events

The popular Daytona 500 will see 43 NASCAR drivers competing in this highly prestigious event. A highlight this year will be the US Air Force’s Thunderbirds performing a thrilling fly-over. The race is heald annually anc covers a distance of 500 miles, consisting of 200 laps.

NASCAR Advocates Return to Pack Racing

January 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Features

Two-car tandem racing has become a feature at Daytona and Talladega, with drivers working together to gain the highest speed possible around the track. In this two-car collaboration the trailing driver pushes the lead car around the track.

Trevor Bayne Victorious at Daytona 500

February 23, 2011 by  
Filed under News

Sunday, 20 February, was a day of excitement, thrills, victory and remembrance at Daytona International Speedway. Tribute was also paid to Dale Earnhardt Sr., who ten years ago, on the 18th of February, was involved in a fatal crash at Daytona. Always driving the number three car, fans stood in silence holding up three fingers on the third lap of the Daytona 500 in remembrance of a legend. It was not long after that, that the action on the speedway started, with black flags, car crashes and an unforgettable victory for Trevor Bayne.

New Daytona 500 Pace Car

February 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Features

It is a big moment for the Daytona 500 as well as for Ford, as the 2010 event, which kicks off on 14 February, will unveil a new pace car for its racing season. It will be the first time in forty years that there will be a Ford pace car on the track, with the last Ford gracing the racing circuit being a Ford Torino GT Convertible in the year 1970. Not only will a Ford be making its way back into Daytona 500 history, but it is the iconic Ford Mustang GT that has been selected for the job. Ford and racing fans are extremely excited to see the new pace car in action.

Hometown victory for Busch

March 4, 2009 by  
Filed under News

Born in the city of Las Vegas on 2 May 1985, Kyle Thomas Busch was destined to become a household name in the NASCAR industry, following in the footsteps of his brother Kurt. With supportive parents, Kyle was given the opportunity to explore his passion for driving from the early age of thirteen. Now, aged 23, Kyle Busch took his NASCAR career to a new high, by winning on his home turf in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Next Page »