Fryer: Stay in Chase might be short for AJ Allmendinger, Aric Almirola

...with odds, and then 'The Field' at 500-to-1."Almirola made the Chase by winning the rain-shortened July race at Daytona, where he gave Hall of Famer Richard Petty his first win in 15 years. Allmendinger used a gritty drive on the road course...

NASCAR's 'Chase' is survival of the fittest

...they still haven't figured out the rule changes for the front bumper and aerodynamic packages.Almirola made the playoffs with a surprise, rain-shortened win in a restrictor-plate race at Daytona International Speedway last July.

Teams, drivers starting to rev up for Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A win in the season-opening Daytona 500 guaranteed Dale Earnhardt Jr. a spot in NASCAR's title race. It also allowed his Hendrick Motorsports team to live in the...

Chick-fil-A's Truett Cathy dies

...playing video games. They also had to write "I will not vandalize other people's property" 1,000 times.He told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that he didn't want to have them prosecuted and left with a criminal record.As the author of several...

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...

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...

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...

Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series in auto racing in 2015

...top 22 and there isn't a new winner on Saturday.DAYTONA CHANGES: Next year's Coke Zero 400 will move from...Sports, which will kick off its NASCAR broadcasts at Daytona.Daytona International Speedway president Joie Chitwood said...

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...

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...