Articles tagged ‘“The Great American Race”’

Feb 19

Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR RACE INFO: Event: Daytona 500 Date/Time: Feb. 24/1 p.m.ET 2012 winner: Matt Kenseth 2012 polesitter: Carl Edwards Distance: 200 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 31 degrees Track Shape: Tri-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Sprint Unlimited Recap: Denny Hamlin was collected in a multi-car accident on Lap 14 of the season-opening Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, relegating the driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota to a 15th-place finish in the unofficial kickoff to the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Hamlin was driving among the top-10 throughout the early laps of the race that included 2012 pole award winners and previous Unlimited winners, when an accident occurred in front of him. He was unable to avoid the spinning cars and was caught up in ... FULL STORY »

Seventh Annual Iowa Speedway ‘Daytona 500 Party’ On Tap This Sunday

Iowa Speedway Logo (NEWTON, Iowa – February 19, 2013)   Iowa Speedway’s ‘7th Annual Daytona 500 Party’ will be on tap this Sunday, February 24, in the track’s upscale Newton Club.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $10 per person, with ... FULL STORY »

Mark Martin 2013 NSCS Duel 150 Race 2 & Daytona 500 Preview

Mark Martin CORNELIUS, N.C.— No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin returns to Daytona International Speedway Wednesday in preparation for Thursday’s Daytona Duels that set the starting field for Sunday’s running of the 55th annual Daytona 500. Martin will start 14th in ... FULL STORY »

KOMA Unwind Relaxation Drink Joins FAS Lane Racing; Terry Labonte For Daytona 500

KOMA Unwind Logo “KOMA Unwind Readies The Great American Race” STATESVILLE, North Carolina (February 19, 2013) - - Officials from Statesville, North Carolina-based Bebida Beverage Company (BeBevCo.) confirmed today that they have reunited with FAS Lane Racing to become an associate sponsor on the team’s ... FULL STORY »

How To Qualify For The Daytona 500

Daytona 500 Qualifying Qualifying for the Daytona 500 is unlike any other auto racing qualifying procedure. Drivers have multiple opportunities to qualify for the season-opening race, as opposed to the usual format of one qualifying session per event. The first chance comes via Daytona ... FULL STORY »

#DAYTONA500; DIS Launches Fan-Centric Social Media Initiatives for Budweiser Speedweeks 2013

Budweiser Speedweeks at Daytona Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –Daytona International Speedway plans to make Budweiser Speedweeks 2013 and the 55th  annual Daytona 500 a memorable event in many ways, starting with the largest and most expansive social media effort in NASCAR to further engage fans ... FULL STORY »

ESPN at NASCAR Daytona Speedweeks

ESPN NASCAR Logo TV, Radio, Digital Platforms Surround NASCAR Season Opener The 2013 NASCAR season gets underway this week at Daytona International Speedway and ESPN’s multimedia platforms will have two weeks of comprehensive coverage of events surrounding the Feb. 24 running of the Daytona ... FULL STORY »

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2013 Daytona Int’l Speedway Speedweeks Schedule
Posted 02.11.13
James Franco
Actor James Franco Named Grand Marshal for 55th Annual Daytona 500
Posted 02.08.13
Star of Disney’s Upcoming ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ to Deliver Starting Command for ‘The Great American Race’ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - James Franco, star of the Disney fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” which is scheduled for release on March 8, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 55th running ...FULL STORY »
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona
Sprint Invites Fans to Design NASCAR Race
Posted 01.21.13
Fans to vote on competition aspects of The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona  HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Jan. 21, 2013 – Sprint (NYSE: S) confirmed today fans will have a direct impact on several competition elements of the newly titled The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona, the 75-lap non-points race that opens the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season ...FULL STORY »
Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway
Jimmie Johnson Appearance Highlights “The 48 Experience” Ticket Package for the 55th Annual Daytona 500
Posted 01.11.13
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- Jimmie Johnson, fiThe Parenting Aspergers Resource Guideve-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and the 2006 Daytona 500 winner, has partnered with Daytona International Speedway to provide fans with “The 48 Experience,” the ultimate race fan package for the 55thannual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip
Michael Waltrip to drive for Swan Racing in the Daytona 500
Posted 01.10.13
Two-time champion reunites with forwhere to buy cialismer crew chief for the Great American Race Michael Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 champion, will pilot Swan Racing's No. 30 in the 2013 "Great American Race," reuniting him with former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. The race marks Swan Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway
Travel Channel to Premiere NASCAR Episode of “Sand Masters” filmed at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Posted 07.05.12
DAYTONA BEACH, FL & CHEVY CHASE, MD – Daytona International Speedway is known across the globe as the home of “The Great American Race,” the DAYTONA 500®.  During this year’s Speedweeks, it also hosted the Travel Channel’s original series “Sand Masters,” which follows a group of sand masons as they ...FULL STORY »
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Stanley Ford, poses with the Coors Light Pole award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday in Brooklyn, Mich. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Ambrose’s Record Lap Nets Him Starting Berth in 2013 Daytona Shootout
Posted 06.18.12
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Australian Marcos Ambrose’s record-setting qualifying lap of 203.241 mph (35.426 seconds) on Saturday at the newly repaved Michigan International Speedway made him 20th driver to earn a starting spot in next year’s Daytona Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. Driving the No. 9 Stanley Ford for Richard Petty ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
Daytona, Winners, Wrecks And Other Stuff
Posted 02.28.12
Well hello again loyal readers and other folks. Welcome back to racin' and oh my good and gracious LORD what a week or so it's been! I apologize for missin' the last 2 races last year but Duck and I had some weather related issues to our place we had ...FULL STORY »

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