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  • Daytona Speedweeks: Lap 3 crowd tribute a poignant moment at Daytona 500

    Daytona Speedweeks: Lap 3 crowd tribute a poignant moment at Daytona 500
    The thousands of fans attended the Daytona 500 cheered the start of the Great American Race, but then hushed in time for the third lap. They solemnly held up three fingers as the race cars completed the lap as a tribute to the memory of the Dale...
  • Speedway getting back to its roots

    Speedway getting back to its roots
    Ten years later, I still remember the deafening but exhilarating engine roar as the cars made their first pass around Turn 3, where I was watching from the infield of Daytona International Speedway. I didn't know much about racing. My only interest in...
  • Jimmie Johnson moves confidently into 2011 season at Daytona

    The 2010 Sprint Cup season proved to be a crucible of sorts for Jimmie Johnson. After winning the past two championships in NASCAR's top series in blowout fashion, the five-time points champion found himself in the unfamiliar position of thinking this...
  • There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach

    There's more to like than speed in Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed. That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500. Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

    The Backstretch Blog: Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
    What makes Daytona special from other races? It's the history, it's the pageantry, it's knowing that you are racing, where all the greats raced before you. That's why, generally speaking more people show up at this race than any other all season long....
  • A 360-degree look at the Daytona 500

    A 360-degree look at the Daytona 500
  • Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne 'never expected it'

  • The Backstretch Blog: The Stars Align for NASCAR's Next Big Thing

    Unless you are a hard core racing fan, you may not know the name Trevor Bayne. And you my think that the road to the Daytona 500 was easy for the young 20 year old phenom. In many ways you would be right. He never ran an ARCA or a truck race. He...
  • Coffee Companion -- 2/21

    Coffee Companion -- 2/21
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Youngest winner of Daytona 500 joins Morning News

    Youngest winner of Daytona 500 joins Morning News
    On Sunday, 20-year-old Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner ever of the Daytona 500! Since then, he's embarked on a continous media tour. One of the stops...WGN studios for an interview with Pat Tomasulo! Check it out...
  • 2011 Daytona 500 results

    2011 Daytona 500 results Finish | Start | Car # | Driver | Car Make | Sponsor | Points/Bonus | Laps | Status | Winning 1 | 32 | 21 | Trevor Bayne | Ford | Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center | 0 | 208 | Running | 1,463,810 2 | 22 | 99 | Carl...