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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
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
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
Kyle Busch wins second Nationwide Series race in a row

...Max Angelelli, came out on top of a battle between Corvette Daytona Prototypes to win the 17th annual Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta...with Wolf Henzler, Bryan Sellers and Marco Holzer. And in GT Daytona, it was the No. 48 Audi R8 LMS of Paul Miller Racing, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-04/kyle-busch-wins-second-nat
Kevin Harvick claims Sprint Cup pole at Kansas with track record

...standings.Nick Tandy took the GT Le Mans pole at 116.707 mph in the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR. In GT Daytona, James Davison led at 111.168 in the TRG-AMR Aston Martin Vantage. Jack Hawksworth topped the Prototype Challenge field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-03/kevin-harvick-claims-sprin
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
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-08/teams-drivers-starting-rev