A decade after his first DAYTONA 500 victory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to Gatorade Victory Lane in a thrilling finish to the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
Daytona International Speedway has a number of unique qualities: Steep banking, great sightlines. Most unusual? There is a lake in the middle of the infield.
The Spirit of Goodyear will make its final flight this Sunday here at the Daytona 500.
The first Sprint Cup series practice session here at Daytona International Speedway was cut short yesterday due to a violent crash near the start/finish line.
Yesterday marked the 13th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt's crash here that cost his life in 2001. A statue of the Intimidator greets visitors at the Daytona USA museum on the grounds here and it was a frequently visited spot yesterday where some fans brought their flowers in remembrance of the NASCAR legend.
Monday was a memorable day at Daytona. And while the drivers may have been off the track, that wasn’t the case for everyone. The Richard Petty Driving School has a setup here and I was able to ride in a Generation Five car for three laps.
Welcome from Daytona International Speedway. I covered my first NASCAR race in 1987 at Watkins Glen. Must confess, I didn’t know much about the sport, but quickly got hooked mainly because of the great television it provided with the breathtaking sights and sounds.
Earnhardt Jr. spoke Thursday from the Media Center
It will retired after Sunday's race
Wednesday afternoon practice session
Tour of the interactive area geared towards the fans.
Dale Earnhardt died February 18, 2001 on the final lap of the Daytona 500