Darrell Wallace Jr. hugged his mom and sister in the Daytona International Speedway media center afterward and started crying before speaking Sunday night.
Leading only in the final lap, Austin Dillon claimed victory at the Daytona 500 in the No. 3 — twenty years after Dale Earnhardt won the 1998 event in the No. 3.
Danica Patrick’s NASCAR finale prematurely ended with a wreck and a 35th-place finish Sunday in the Daytona 500.
Jimmie Johnson made his third visit to the Daytona International Speedway infield medical center in eight days, as a crash on the final lap of the opening stage of the race ended his day at the Daytona 500.
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Starting with the drivers leading the pack, Alex Bowman and Denny Hamlin, here’s Sunday’s Daytona 500 starting lineup of 40 drivers, plus 20 people who will get plenty of face time at the track.
“It may be a little bit harder with Dale not being around, but this sport will still go on and be OK” is one thought around the NASCAR garage these days. It’s especially true considering that Dale Jr. will remain tied to the sport in many ways.
Caesar Bacarella, the father of twin 8-year-old girls from Parkland, Florida, nearly didn’t make it to Daytona International Speedway to race this weekend after learning that three friends were among the 17 killed in Wednesday’s mass shooting.
Tyler Reddick took Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane in a nail-biting opener to NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series. Reddick won Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in his debut race for JR Motorsports.
Although healthy, Glen Wood decided not to make his annual trip to the Daytona 500 from Stuart, Virginia because of his age and the potential to catch the deadly flu virus sweeping the country.