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You Remembered: Augusta International Speedway

...Richard win that race, just as he'd done the year before. The next time I saw him face to face was February of 1987, in the Daytona Speedway garage. This time, we were looking eye to eye, man to man.He was just as friendly then as he was to that 12-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-16/you-remembered-augusta-intern
Chase Elliott celebrates Nationwide championship; Matt Kenseth earns win in series finale

...Childress.But the emergence of Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, along with Earnhardt's death on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, has created a 20-year drought for the Childress organization.That all could change Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-11-15/chase-elliott-celebrates-n
Drivers say Daytona is 'the holy grail of motorsports'

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Jimmie Johnson knows Saturday night's...said. "It wouldn't bother me a bit to win in Daytona. For me, it's up there on the list for sure."Most agree the Daytona 500 is the biggest race in the Sprint Cup Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-03/drivers-say-daytona-holy-g
Daytona International Speedway gives drivers hope

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There might be 26 races...on Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.Restrictor plates...our runs earlier this year we've got Daytona and Bristol circled," Ricky Stenhouse Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-02/daytona-international-spee
Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood finds new way to drum up support

...clothes before he drove back to work at Daytona International Speedway.Wearing football...zone to bring in new fans. Unlike the Daytona 500 that draws a national and international...last week) to install a seat (in the Daytona Rising construction project). We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-11/speedway-president-joey-ch
Vickers on pole at Talladega, but many drivers are angry and confused about qualifying format

...races should be used to set the field at superspeedways.Dale Earnhardt Jr. called for a return to single-car qualifying at Daytona and Talladega instead of the group formats, and Jeff Gordon tweeted, "Wow never been so frustrated & confused trying to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-18/vickers-pole-talladega-man
What Is It?

...this roof style was introduced midyear. It was designed with NASCAR in mind, and several of these cars dominated the 1963 Daytona 500. It was also very popular sales wise."This was the full-size Ford car, and similar roof styles were applied to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-23/what-it
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earns emotional victory at Martinsville

...on this difficult day. He lost his father, Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt, in a fatal accident on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.All of NASCAR mourned for an entire season, on every anniversary and Earnhardt Jr. had to grieve with a rabid fan base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-26/dale-earnhardt-jr-earns-em
Timothy Peters ends drought with first Truck victory of the season

...to be the last one."Labonte has made limited starts, primarily at the two restrictor plate tracks at Talladega and the Daytona International Speedway, in Frank Stoddard's No. 32 Ford for the past four years.He will start Sunday's race from ninth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-18/timothy-peters-ends-drough
NASCAR to ban private testing in 2015

NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions.The only testing allowed next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-24/nascar-ban-private-testing