| Jul 3, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 takes place on Saturday, July 6, on TNT for a race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway. Sprint Cup stars Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr.,...
| Mar 18, 2013
Business is looking up at International Speedway Corp. The racetrack owner and NASCAR promoter just won an extension of a lucrative tax break from the federal government. The company says interest among its most avid fans is at a five-year high. And it...
| Feb 20, 2013
Daytona 500 date, time, TV channel, preview and more for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. Download a FREE printable 2013 NASCAR TV schedule for the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Camping...
| Feb 12, 2011
Born: Ralph Dale Earnhardt on April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, N.C. Starts racing on local dirt tracks when he is 15.
Career pole positions: 22.
Career top-5 finishes: 268.
Career top-10 finishes: 404.
Winston Cup Championships: 7 (1980,...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2011
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...
| Mar 3, 2011
Bike Week 2011 officially opens Friday, but the roaring and rumbling on Main Street proves there are plenty of early arrivals to what many consider the world's largest motorcycle rally.
Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout, providing a badly needed...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more.
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:20 PM
WINTER HAVEN — Lego building blocks are bright red, yellow and green, but so far Legoland Florida is mostly a sandy brown.
That's about to change, said Adrian Jones, the theme park's general manager, at the construction site Wednesday. The...