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.