A decade after his first DAYTONA 500 victory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to Gatorade Victory Lane in a thrilling finish to the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
Daytona International Speedway has a number of unique qualities: Steep banking, great sightlines. Most unusual? There is a lake in the middle of the infield.
The Spirit of Goodyear will make its final flight this Sunday here at the Daytona 500.
Imagine being able to ride around NASCAR's most famous tracks. Fans can pay about $140 for three laps. And as John found out, it's the ride of a lifetime.
Austin Dillon put the famed No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet on the pole for the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23.
The early part of the week here at the Daytona International Speedway is expected to be perfect. Local meteorologists are calling for the possibility of storms on Friday and Saturday with a spotty chance of rain for race on Sunday.
Singer, songwriter Aloe Blacc will perform the National Anthem prior to the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race
The Daytona International Speedway is in the midst of a massive renovation project called Daytona Rising.
NASCAR teams have moved their base of operation to Daytona, Florida for the busiest two week stretch of their season. The main component for each team is their slick, 18 wheel hauler.
Each year there are eight weekends of racing at the speedway
Since it opened in 1959, the raceway has undergone several renovations
The two and a half mile trioval has banking up to 31 degrees.
Daytona International Speedway took two years to build and opened in 1959.
Fans can walk on a fan deck and view the track and garage activity. They can also watch race teams working in the garage.
Earnhardt Jr. spoke Thursday from the Media Center
It will retired after Sunday's race
Wednesday afternoon practice session
Tour of the interactive area geared towards the fans.
Dale Earnhardt died February 18, 2001 on the final lap of the Daytona 500
The horses are part of the festivities at Daytona International Speedway
John Kucko takes a ride around the track.