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Weekend Schedule for Daytona International Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR will kick off the season at Daytona Beach, Florida, with a triple header at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR Gander Truck Series, Xfinity Series and NASCAR CUP Series will all race this weekend. Daytona International Speedway opened for racing in 1959. The track is a tri-oval and is 4 km (2.5 mile) long. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns; 31°, tri-oval; 18° and backstretch; 2°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Bill Elliott with 210.364 mph (42.783 sec.) February 9,…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series results from Daytona 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series results from Daytona 500

Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway February 21, 2106 Race: 1 Pos Car# Driver Manufact. Start. Laps Laps L. Final St. Points B.P 1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 11 200 95 Running 45 5 2 78 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 28 200 2 Running 40 1 3 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 4 200 19 Running 39 1 4 4 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 9 200 0 Running 37 0 5 19 Carl Edwards Toyota 10 200 0 Running 36 0 6 22…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Starting Lineup

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Starting Lineup

Daytona 500 Starting Lineup Daytona International Speedway February 21, 2016   Pos Car# Driver Manufacturer Team 1 24 Chase Elliott Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports 2 20 Matt Kenseth Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing 3 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports 4 18 Kyle Busch Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing 5 22 Joey Logano Ford Team Penske 6 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet Chip Ganassi Racing w/FS 7 21 Ryan Blaney Ford Wood Brothers Racing 8 41 Kurt Busch Chevrolet Stewart-Haas Racing 9 4…

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NASCAR Daytona 500 updated qualifying results

NASCAR Daytona 500 updated qualifying results

Daytona 500 Qualifying Results Daytona International Speedway February 14, 2016 *Both #4, Kevin Harvick and #14, Brian Vickers failed post qualifying inspection. Both cars were found with track-bars out of compliance with NASCAR regulations. #78, Martin Truex Jr., never made a qualifying attempt due to  issue with the right-side roof flap being out of compliance. Pos Car# Driver Manufacturer Best Speed Best Time 1 24 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 196.314 45.845 2 20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 196.036 45.910 3 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet…

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NASCAR Daytona 500 recap

NASCAR Daytona 500 recap

So at last, “the great American race” – the 57th Daytona 500 went underway Sunday 22/2. The weekend weather at Daytona international Speedway shifted from very cool to sunny and warm on Sunday. The track conditions was then a bit different from expected for the teams. After a big pre-show with rock star Kid Rock, drivers presentation, a nice flyover, the Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn finally sad the magic words to start the engines. The race started nice and smooth. All drivers took…

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NASCAR: Who will make it to Daytona 500?

NASCAR: Who will make it to Daytona 500?

 To be able to start at the 57th Daytona 500 is far more complex comparing to all other NASCAR races. It’s complex because there are so many different ways to clinch a spot in the starting order. First we have the Coors Light Pole Qualifying (with all the special rules) and then Budweiser Duels that actually set the starting order at the “the great American race”. This is the facts that we know so far: Coors Light Pole Qualifying winner and runner-up: #24 Jeff Gordon and #48 Jimmie Johnson…

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NASCAR: Daytona 500 kval

NASCAR: Daytona 500 kval

Daytona 500 kval, söndag 15/2 Ja så var det äntligen dags för kval till “the Great American Race” – Daytona 500. Först och främst så skall man ha klart för sig att kvala in till Daytona 500 inte liknar något annat kval i NASCAR. Här har förarna/teamet flera chanser att kvala in. Första chansen är via “Coors Light Pole Qualifying”. Den andra chansen är via “Duel at Daytona” – två 150-mile (241 km) race som körs på torsdag (19/2). Intresset och förväntningarna var stora –…

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NASCAR: Daytona 500 practice

NASCAR: Daytona 500 practice

Lördag 14/2 Daytona 500 Träning 1 Sprint I lördags utfördes de första träningspassen för Daytona 500 (Sprint) som äger rum nästa söndag. Ricky Stenhouse i sin #17 Ford Fusion klockades som snabbast med sina 202.643 mph (326 km/h). 10 bilar klockades på över 200 mph (322 km/h) i snitt i detta första träningspass. Ty Dillon med sin #33 Chevrolet ha den sämsta tiden på 198.330 (319 km/ h). 25 bilar ingick i detta första träningspass. Lördag 14/2 Daytona 500 Träning…

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