Tag Archive: Daytona 500

Jul 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

Dale Jr., Keselowski lock up chase spots

NASCAR logo Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s storybook season that began with a second victory in the Daytona 500 reached another level on Sunday, a vital one in the ultimate goal of winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

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Feb 24

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500

Junior holds off Hamlin, Keselowski in green-white-checkered thriller

Dale Earndhart Jr. 2013-12-07 It took most of a day to get it in, but only one short slice of a moment to determine the outcome.

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Feb 24

Haas to meet FIA bosses over 2015 F1 entry

It is believed Haas will present his plans and proposed budget to the FIA

Stewart-Haas Racing logo F1’s potential next F1 chief, Californian and Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas, will this week travel to Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Three reasons the No. 3 could win The Daytona 500

Is Austin Dillon’s Richter-scale-registering Coors Light Pole victory only the beginning?
2013-02-24_0019 If so, it’s quite an opening act. But maybe the news-making storylines will continue well after his iconic No. 3 Chevrolet leads the field to green at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday (Live on FOX, Motor Racing Network Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Feb 17

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Daytona 500

The 2014 edition will be the 56th running of the Daytona 500

2013-02-24_0030 A statistical look at some of the top performers at Daytona International Speedway, including both the Daytona 500 and the annual July race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

NASCAR National Series News and Notes (+ Fast Facts)

Phoenix offers Johnson Opportunity, Challenges

Phoenix International logoNASCAR logoCan Jimmie Johnson do it again? NASCAR’s media corps predicted Johnson will win his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this season in the preseason poll. And that was before last Sunday, when Johnson raced his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to a second Daytona 500 victory.

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Feb 25

NSCS Race Recap: Jimmie Johnson holds off Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Daytona 500 victory (updated with results)

Mark Martin ran third, Polesitter Danica Patrick came home eighth

Daytona 500 new logoNASCAR - Jimmie JohnsonJimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Daytona 500

There have been 131 NASCAR Sprint Cup races since the track hosted its first race in 1959

2012-02-25_03672011-02-19_0386A statistical look at some of the top performers at Daytona International Speedway, including both the Daytona 500 and the annual July race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Danica Patrick becomes first female pole winner In NASCAR Sprint Cup history

Rookie wins the Coors Light Pole for The Daytona 500

NASCAR - Danica PatrickNASCAR - Danica Patrick - Coors Light Pole AwardDanica Patrick made NASCAR history today during Coors Light Pole qualifying for the Daytona 500, becoming the first female driver to win a pole at NASCAR’s top level – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

The Sprint Unlimited, Daytona 500 qualifying signal opening of 2013 season

Speedweeks features racing events for competitors at all levels

2012-02-25_02212012-02-25_0367A jam-packed Speedweeks featuring racing for everything NASCAR kicks off the 2013 season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo set for Feb. 8-10, 2013

The Canadian racing season begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Presented by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

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Jul 10

Patrick Carpentier to drive RAB Racing No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in Montreal Nationwide race on August 18

He will be on track to support the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation

2012:07:10_13:24:23.01232012:07:10_13:25:34.0141RAB Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will drive RAB Racing with Brack Maggard’s No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 18.

(Flagworld’s photo album form the press conference)

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Feb 28

Steady Kenseth restores order to crazy Daytona

Rain, delay, fire, delay…

2012-02-27_01172012-02-27_0178Appropriately, in the end the car was spewing water, a little geyser emitting from the vehicle’s overflow valve. Because there’s something about a battle with the elements that brings out the best in Matt Kenseth at the Daytona 500.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Feb 27

54th Annual Daytona 500 Start Time Moved To 7 p.m.

The Daytona 500 Champion’s Breakfast has been postponed to a later date.

2012-02-25_02212012-02-26_0093The 54th annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway start time has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 27 (FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Flagworld will cover the famous Daytona 500 again in 2012

Our media credential  is now approved

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2011-02-20_0579In the past few days we were awaiting the confirmation for our MEDIA credentials request four our LIVE coverage of the Daytona 500 for the second year in a row. We have just been confirmed.

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Jan 28

NASCAR’s Brian France says ‘Sport Is In A Very Good Place’

Industry to build on 2011 success, introduce EFI, restore Pack Racing

2011-02-20_0579Brian France portrait NASCARNASCAR and its stakeholders intend to build on the success of 2011 as the new season begins with the Feb. 26 Daytona 500 and other Speedweeks events at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

NASCAR star Carl Edwards to appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

The 6th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 10, 11 and 12

2011-02-19_0362 Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012NASCAR star Carl Edwards is coming to the Canadian Motorsports Expo on Saturday, February 11. Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car, will be signing autographs and meeting with Canadian racing fans just one week prior to taking to the track at Daytona International Speedway to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Jan 18

Canadian racing fans in attendance at the upcoming Canadian Motorsports Expo presented by Inside Track Motorsport News are in for a special treat.

Hendrick Motorsports’ nos. 24 ansd 88 Sprint Cup show cars on display at Canadian Motorsports Expo

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Diet Mtn Dew Impala Show Car (Small) 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Impala Show Car (Small)The show, which takes place February 10, 11 and 12 at Toronto’s International Centre will feature two of the world’s most famous race cars. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevrolet Impala, as well as Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet Impala NASCAR Sprint Cup show car, will come straight from the Hendrick Motorsports shop in North Carolina to be displayed at the CME. It will be the Canadian debut for both of these new-look paint schemes, which will take to the track the following weekend at Daytona International Speedway during qualifying for the Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Back on track: 2012 NASCAR preseason Thunder at Daytona set for this week

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams Test Jan. 12-14 At Daytona International Speedway

2011-02-20_01352011-02-19_0807NASCAR is back in full gear as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams hit the pavement at Daytona International Speedway this week for three days of preseason testing.

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Nov 10

Danica Patrick will make her NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in the prestigious season-opening 54th annual Daytona 500

Danica Patrick to compete in the 2012 Daytona 500

Danica Patrick numero 102011-08-18_0402Patrick, who will compete full time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with JR Motorsports in 2012, announced that her limited Sprint Cup Series schedule with Stewart Haas Racing will kick off with “The Great American Race.”

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Sep 21

No F1 return for Raikkonen says Finnish newspaper

Kimi Raikkonen’s plans for 2012 do not include formula one, according to the Finnish evening daily Ilta-Sanomat.

Kimi Räikkönen 2011-05-27Kimi RaikkonenThe report follows speculation the 2007 world champion – who left the sport at the end of 2009 to begin his forays in world rallying, NASCAR and Le Mans sportscars – recently visited the headquarters of famous British team Williams.

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Jun 04

Le Mans 24 Hours: Benoît Tréluyer’s four golden rules to win Le Mans!

+ OAK Racing targeting fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours podium
+ Michael Waltrip and Robert Kauffman information (AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia)
+ Lola at Le Mans 2011: 7 days to go! (Nicolas Prost Q&A)

To have any chance of winning the biggest motor race in the world you obviously need a fast and reliable car, but it’s not the only factor. Benoît reveals the four simple rules that can help tip the balance! Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

EFX Performance announces new partnership with top NASCAR driver

EFX Performance bracelets and necklaces have become ever-present in NASCAR recently

EFX NascarEFX enters licensing agreement with Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing – Welcomes Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman to its team of elite athletes.

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May 12

Daytona 500 tickets go on sale Saturday, May 14

Forty-three of the top drivers in the world compete in “The Great American Race.”

2011-02-20 - Dimanche2011-02-20_0156Tickets to NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race – the 54th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 26 – will go on sale Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. (ET). Prior to Saturday, May 14, only renewals for the 2012 Daytona 500 were accepted by the ticket office. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

New points system tested by Bayne win

Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 and grabs all the headlines

2011-02-20_0692NASCARBut look at the NASCAR points standings and he’s dead last…NASCAR woke up with two headaches this morning: one thanks to the post-race celebrations for winner Trevor Bayne, and the other from looking at the odd state of the Sprint Cup points table the morning after the race before, which needed some explaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Sticky: Bayne becomes youngest Daytona 500 winner (+result & photos)

Twenty-year-old, in throwback paint scheme, returns Woods to Victory Lane

2011-02-20_06922011-02-20_0672Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, a day that featured records for cautions and lead changes. Bayne, who turned 20 Saturday, led the final two laps of the race that was decided with a green-white-checkered-flag finish.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 19

Waltrip wins at Daytona (+photos & result)

Michael Waltrip claims his first Truck Series victory

2011-02-18_0650NASCAR CAMPING WORLD Truck SeriesTen years to the day after his first Daytona 500 victory and on the anniversary of his former boss’ death.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 18

Our first photos from Daytona 500

Live pictures on Flagworld.com all week-end

2011-02-18_02452011-02-18_0155Here is our first series of pictures from Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. We’ll cover the Nationwide and Sprint Cup races, don’t miss the pictures!

( Daytona 500 photos Albums here)

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Jan 30

DJ Kennington claims second at All Star Showdown

“We didn’t just come here to run around we wanted to show how good this team is” – Kennington

DJ Kennington - Castrol Edge Car - IrwindaleNASCAR Toyota All-Star ShowdownReigning NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion DJ Kennington of St. Thomas, ON capped off a busy January of activity with an amazing run at the NASCAR All Star Showdown this past Saturday night In Irwindale, California. In a car provided by Bill McAnally Racing, Kennington piloted his #17 Castrol Edge machine to a second place finish in the race referred to as the Daytona 500 of short track racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

NASCAR’s news (+ photos)

The latest…

NASCARRocco Petty2010 NASCAR Champions carry on legacy of sport’s pioneers. Portraits highlight link between past and present. Robert Yates Racing Engines named exclusive supplier of SPEC Engine for NASCAR. NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series Champions’ Week set to kick off in Charlotte. Read the rest of this entry »

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