Joie Chitwood

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

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Daytona Speedway Installing Soft Walls

In the wake of Kyle Bush’s crash last February, the Daytona International Speedway has installed 4,100 feet of energy-absorbing soft walls.

07/03/2015

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 25:  Ray Fox signs autographs during the Darlington Historic Racing Festival at Darlington Raceway on September 25, 2010 in Darlington, South Carolina.  (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)

NASCAR Engine Builder Ray Fox Dies At 98

Ray Fox, one of NASCAR’s premier engine builders and mechanics in the 1950s and ’60s, has died. He was 98.

06/16/2014

Kyle Larson's car sails dangerously into the fence on the final lap at Daytona. (Source: CBSSports.com via Getty Images)

Daytona Race Fans Give Choice To Change Seats

NASCAR fans who may be a little easy about their seats after Saturday’s crash injured more than 30 people in the stands will have the opportunity to change them before Sunday’s race.

02/24/2013