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.”
Kyle Busch made a little history at a pretty big track.
It was a wild season finale when Austin Dillon won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship Saturday, holding off Sam Hornish Jr.
A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson.
Three time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart and 2007 race winner Kevin Harvick.are out of the Daytona 500.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. became the sixth driver to win consecutive championships in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. He finished sixth Saturday in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, edging Elliott Sadler for the title.
For the third time, the Daytona 500 has been delayed due to inclement weather. According to NASCAR President Mike Helton, the race is now scheduled to start Monday at 7 p.m.