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Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, is involved in an on-track incident following the checkered flag during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Source: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Frightening Daytona Wreck Puts NASCAR Safety In Spotlight

Perhaps the most exciting part of watching a NASCAR race is also the most dangerous.

07/07/2015

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Earnhardt Jr. Wins Rain Delayed Daytona

A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

07/06/2015

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22:  Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Joey Logano Gives Roger Penske Another Daytona 500 Win 

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter DAYTONA BEACH (AP) — Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to […]

02/22/2015

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 15: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, crosses the finishline during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Elliott Celebrates Nationwide Title At Homestead

Chase Elliott finally got to celebrate his Nationwide Series championship after he finished 17th in the season finale Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

11/15/2014

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Signature Win For Almirola, No. 43 Car At Daytona

Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even “dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack.”

07/07/2014

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dale Jr. Takes 2014 Daytona 500

Through sunshine, clouds, rain, and even tornado warnings, NASCAR fans wouldn’t be denied a winner in the 2014 Daytona 500.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

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Jimmie Johnson Reclaims Daytona 500 Title

A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson.

02/24/2013

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Kenseth Wins Fluke Filled Daytona 500

The 54 annual Daytona 500 was anything but ordinary. There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in this truly bizarre race. When it was all over, Matt Kenseth was the only sure thing.

CBS4–02/28/2012

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NASCAR Owner Home After Key West Runway Scare

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick and his wife Linda are back home in North Carolina after they suffered minor injuries Monday evening during an emergency landing at Key West International Airport.

CBS4–11/01/2011

Michael Waltrip, driver of the #15 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, looks at his car after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Daytona 500 Opens With 14 Car Crash

A rough start to the Daytona 500 after 14 cars were involved in a wreck early in the 500 mile Great American Race.

02/20/2011