Tag: daytona 500

  • Daytona 500 2015

    The first Daytona 500 took place in 1959, when the Daytona International Speedway opened, and has been the opening race of the Sprint Cup series since 1982. The race covers a distance of 500 ...

  • Daytona 500 2014

    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

    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 ...

  • Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500

    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 ...

  • 2013 Daytona 500

    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

    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 ...

  • Daytona 500

    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 ...

  • NASCAR Advocates Return to Pack Racing

    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 ...

  • Trevor Bayne Victorious at Daytona 500

    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 ...

  • New Daytona 500 Pace Car

    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 ...

  • Hometown victory for Busch

    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 ...

  • Morgan McClure Motorsports

    In 1983 Morgan McClure Motorsports, or MMM, was formed by Larry McClure and his business partner Tim Morgan. They had purchased a racing car from G.C. Spencer, a NASCAR racing veteran, and recruited the brothers Ed, Teddy and Jerry McClure later in the same year. Morgan McClure Motorsports entered into their first NASCAR Winston Cup […]