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Jan 24
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Daytona International Speedway to be New Home of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America NOVI, MI and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two of the greatest names in racing soon will share the same address. The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, motor racing’s Cooperstown, announced today that it will move its operations and collection of historic racing machines and memorabilia from the Detroit area to the ”World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway by January 2016. The move coincides with the scheduled January 2016 completion of DAYTONA Rising, the speedway’s $400 million frontstretch renovation project currently underway. Plans call for the Hall of Fame's displays featuring cars, images, stories and bronze sculptures of 209 icons of American motorsports to be located in the Daytona International Speedway Ticket and Tours Building, which was formerly known as the ... FULL STORY »

Tickets for the 2014 Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola On Sale Thursday

Coke Zero 400 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – On Thursday, Oct. 24 at 9 a.m. (ET), NASCAR fans will have their first opportunity to purchase tickets for the 56th annual Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 5 at Daytona International Speedway. Fans can purchase ... FULL STORY »

2014 Preseason Thunder Dates Scheduled for Jan. 9-14

Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway NASCAR Nationwide, Camping World Truck to Join Sprint Cup Series Teams  In Preparing for Budweiser Speedweeks 2014 Sprint Cup Fan Fest on Jan. 9; Nationwide Fan Fest on Jan. 11 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Preseason Thunder, the annual NASCAR testing session at Daytona International Speedway ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Determines No Penalties Coming Out of Daytona Race Weekend

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 10, 2013) – Following a thorough review, NASCAR announced Wednesday that it will not assess penalties to the teams that had to change out the spacers that support the hinge bar of the car’s roof flaps last ... FULL STORY »

Late Wreck at Daytona Claims Blaney

AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #51 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet, Dave Blaney, driver of the #7 Florida Lottery Chevrolet and Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, are all involved in a wreck during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images Date: July 6, 2013 Event: Coke Zero 400 (Race 18 of 36) Track: Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FL (July 8, 2013) - Looking for some luck with the Florida Lottery on board, Dave Blaney and the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin team headed ... FULL STORY »

Wild Finish at Daytona Ends in 13th place for JJ Yeley

2013 NSCS Driver JJ Yeley greets fans - Tom Pennington/Getty Images Date: July 6, 2013 Event: Coke Zero 400 (Race 18 of 36) Track: Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FL (July 8, 2013) - Rolling into Daytona International Speedway, JJ Yeley had one thing on his mind, "Feed the kids with another top 10 ... FULL STORY »

Late-Race Accident Leaves Reutimann 30th at Daytona

2013 NSCS Driver David Reutimann - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 7, 2013) - David Reutimann and the No. 83 Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota Camry team drove to a 30th-place finish on Saturday night at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.  After racing inside the top 20, the driver was caught in ... FULL STORY »



Travis Kvapil & Team Members in Garage - BK Racing
Kvapil Avoids Trouble, Finishes 18th at Daytona
Posted 07.08.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 8, 2013) - Travis Kvapil and the No. 93 Burger King / Dr. Pepper Toyota Camry team finished 18th at "The World Center of Racing" in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Saturday night.  Kvapil had a strong race car and logged several laps inside the top 10; however, when a late accident ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Bayne’s Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion Fast From Start to Finish at Daytona
Posted 07.07.13
Trevor Bayne and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion were in the hunt for victory for most of Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. As the laps wound down, Bayne was leading a pack of drivers making a charge in the outside lane. He drove under the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman in the No. 39 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Newman Gets Bloomin’ Good Finish at Daytona
Posted 07.07.13
Outback Steakhouse Driver Scores Solid Top-10 in Saturday Night’s Coke Zero 400 Date: July 6, 2013 Event: Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (Round 18 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports in a green-white-checkered finish (Chevrolet) Start/Finish: 21st/10th (Running, completed 161 of ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Post-Race Report
Posted 07.07.13
Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola Daytona International Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona International Speedway July 6, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 3rd (Kevin Harvick), 16th (Jeff Burton) and 43rd (Paul Menard) in the Coke Zero 400. Following the event at Daytona International Speedway, Harvick remains fourth in the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, JJ Yeley, driver of the #36 Golden Corral Chevrolet, and David Gilliland, driver of the #38 Long John Silver's Ford, crash during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Patrick Finishes 14th in Coke Zero 400
Posted 07.07.13
GoDaddy Driver Overcomes Last-Lap Accident to Score Fourth Top-15 Finish of 2013 Date: July 6, 2013 Event: Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (Round 18 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 11th / 14th (Running, completed 161 of 161 laps) Point Standing: 25th (343 points, 315 out ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Crew chief Chad Knaus and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, celebrate in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Captures First Sweep at Daytona in 31 Years
Posted 07.07.13
Team Chevy Drivers Take Top-Three Finishing Spots and Seven of Top-10 DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (July 6, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson is widely known for smashing records and earning milestones, and his performance at the 55th Annual Coke Zero 400 was no different.  Behind the wheel of the No. 48 Lowe’s Dover White Chevrolet ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch Sits in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Finishes 6th in Daytona; Jumps to 9th in Driver Points
Posted 07.07.13
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2013) -- Kurt Busch's sixth-place result in Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway lifted the Furniture Row Racing driver into the top-10 in the point standings. His ninth-place standing is the highest of the season for Busch, who moved into the Chase ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
Stewart Second in Coke Zero 400 at Daytona
Posted 07.07.13
Bass Pro Shops/Ducks Unlimited Driver Climbs Back Into Top-10 in Points Date: July 6, 2013 Event: Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (Round 18 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 13th/2nd (Running, completed 161 of 161 laps) Point Standing: 10th (499 points, 159 out of first; six ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 07.07.13
Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) teammates Clint Bowyer (fourth) and Michael Waltrip (fifth) were the first Toyota drivers to the finish line in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Daytona International Speedway. Camry driver Kyle Busch also earned a top-15 finish with a 12th-place result at the 2.5-mile superspeedway. Busch ...FULL STORY »


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