Kurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.
Regan Smith had the checkered flag in sight at Daytona a year ago and a freight train of cars in his rearview mirror.
It was a wild season finale when Austin Dillon won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship Saturday, holding off Sam Hornish Jr.
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.