| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The driver of the safety truck that exploded into flames during the Daytona 500 thanked NASCARfans Tuesday night for their concern.
Duane Barnes was driving the jet dryer that was hit under caution when something broke on Juan Pablo Montoya's car and...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Daytona International Speedway is getting another repave.
Track president Joie Chitwood III says the asphalt in Turn 3 will be removed and repaved following Saturday's motorcycle racing event.
Workers have washed and cleaned the area of the track...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:54 AM
Like Jackie Robinson for African-Americans and Billie Jean King for women, professional race car driver Brian Wong is trying to become a breakthrough figure for Asians, both in the United States and worldwide.
The Newport Beach native, a driver in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:55 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch insisted he wanted racing to become fun for him again when he split with Penske Racing.
With an underfunded team that likely won't compete for many wins, Busch believes his passion has returned.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Rest and relaxation were two words absent from Trevor Bayne's vocabulary this past offseason.
The severely jet-lagged NASCAR driver had just returned from doing Christian outreach mission work in Kenya when he called from his Knoxville, Tenn., home to do...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:33 PM
AJ Allmendinger is "shell-shocked" by his failed drug test and his business manager said Monday that the suspended NASCARdriver is working hard to determine what went wrong.
Allmendinger was suspended by NASCAR just before Saturday night's race at...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Tony Stewart had an answer for the dominant pair of Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle.
In winning Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, Stewart side-drafted and separated Kenseth and Biffle, who had surged into the lead during a...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There was no fire or rain. Still, another frantic finish at Daytona International Speedway.
Tony Stewart emerged the winner, charging past Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth on the last lap and holding on as the challengers stacked up...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Everybody knows that Richard Petty is the King of NASCAR, but Bobby Bowden was the one holding court at the fabled Daytona International Speedway Saturday prior to the Coke Zero 400.
On this sweltering July afternoon, Bowden was...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 3:32 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Tony Stewart's postcard from the sandy shores of Daytona Beach this weekend would read something like this:
"I nailed a commercial shoot on the first try in 20 seconds. Celebrated getting nominated for an ESPY. Won the Coke Zero 400...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Kyle Busch used a last-gasp pass of defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to grab the first win of the 2012 season at Daytona International Speedway.
Busch pushed Stewart to the lead on the last lap of Saturday night's exhibition Budweiser...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:00 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — The quiet calm of the short NASCAR off-season ends tonight with the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.
Be prepared for a lot of noise.
As with any sport, there were some significant and interesting changes that...