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Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day weekend race back in 2015

...the schedule.The season will still open at Daytona International Speedway with the Daytona 500 on Feb. 22, and then go to Atlanta. Then...California.One of the bigger changes came to Daytona's second race date, traditionally held on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-27/darlington-raceway-gets-la
Jimmie Johnson looks to end slump before start of Chase

...especially because they've come in succession ? 42nd place at Daytona, 42nd at New Hampshire, a brief improvement to 14th at the...several top contenders taken out by a couple huge accidents at Daytona, then tire issues did him in at New Hampshire. He fell a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-16/jimmie-johnson-looks-end-s
Need for more passing in NASCAR is studied in Michigan

...create more passing."I think there are two ends of the spectrum that work: There's the speedway style of racing (at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway) that's flat-out and easy to drive and they're all bunched up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-20/need-more-passing-nascar-s
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
Drive to End Hunger campaign to remain Jeff Gordon's primary sponsor in 2015

...as a primary sponsor of Gordon for 13 races, including the Daytona 500.It marks AARP's fifth year as a primary sponsor of the...famed No. 43 to victory in the rain-shortened July race at Daytona.Ambrose has established himself as the latest master of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-08/drive-end-hunger-campaign-
AJ Allemendinger breaks through at Watkins Glen

...start. "It's just a dream come true."Allmendinger's life changed two years ago in the hours before the July race at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR officials had just kicked him out of the track, suspending Allmendinger indefinitely for failing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-10/aj-allemendinger-breaks-th
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...200 mph since Bill Elliott did it in 1987, before horsepower-sapping restrictor plates were introduced at Talladega and Daytona. Joey Logano broke Ambrose's record last August, only for Harvick and Gordon to keep pushing it higher."I don't know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track

...NASCAR season, and he didn't return to racing in any form until February when preparation for NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500 began.He refused to stop his extracurricular racing despite the injury and was scheduled to race Sunday.Stewart was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/nascars-tony-stewart-hits-ki