Mobil 1 The Grid Comes Out With Feature About Kurt Busch’s Daytona 500 Victory

Mobil 1 the grid came out with another video, this time they produced a phenomenal feature chronicling Kurt Busch’s Daytona 500 victory with him and his crew chief Tony Gibson and their commentary about that special day on Feb. 26. Busch, won his first Daytona 500 in 17 tries, while his crew chief, a Daytona Beach native, also reached victory lane in his home town race for the first time as well. “It’s my hometown, my hometrack, as a little kid, it’s the first track I ever walked into,” Gibson…

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Ryan Reed Wins Crash Filled Powershares QQQ 300 in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Last year’s Coca-Cola 600 lasted 3-hours and 46-minutes. It’s NASCAR’s longest race of the year. Saturday’s Powershares QQQ 300 is half the race distance of that event, but it took nearly as long today, as the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ season opener was a crash filled race at the Daytona International Speedway. It was a survival of the fittest per say. Ryan Reed who started second and led the first lap, was involved in the Lap 22 melee and ended up leading the final one en route…

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Kaz Grala Becomes Youngest Daytona Winner Ever In Wild NextEra Energy Resources 250

Daytona Beach, Fla – The NextEra Energy Resources 250 started with a “big one” and ended with a “big one” as 19 Trucks were involved on a Lap 2 accident entering Turn 1. On the final lap of the race, nearly the rest of the field that was running at the finish, crashed on the backstretch that saw Matt Crafton get airborne and nearly over the fence. 18-year old Kaz Grala though, who became the youngest driver to ever win a pole at Daytona, ended up being the youngest winner…

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David Ragan/Kyle Busch Lead Daytona 500 Practice on Friday

Daytona Beach, Fla – With practice being rained out on Thursday, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers were finally able to hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway for the first two practice sessions on Friday afternoon. Today was technically the first practices for Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN), as the only other time these cars have been on track outside of last night’s Can-Am Duels, was for Daytona 500 qualifying practice on Saturday afternoon. The big difference though, was Saturday’s session was single car…

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Justin Allgaier/J.J. Yeley Lead XFINITY Series Practices on Friday in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – The NASCAR XFINITY Series hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon for their first two practice sessions of the 2017 season. It also was the only two times on track before Saturday’s PowerShares QQQ 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). In the first session, Justin Allgaier led the way in his No. 7 Chevrolet with a speed of 193.89 mph in his JR Motorsports entry. Allgaier, is a championship contender this season and it’s fitting that he led the way in the first 55-minute…

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Can-Am Duels in Daytona Set for Thursday Night, While This Year’s Racing Will Be Different

Daytona Beach, Fla – Qualifying for the 59th annual Daytona 500 is now in the books as that means only the front row qualifiers are locked into their starting spot for next Sunday’s race. Everyone else, will have their starting positions set by virtue of their finishing position in Thursday night’s Can-Am Duels in Daytona (7 pm ET/FS1/MRN). Those lineups are now set as well. Unlike in the years past, the Duels will offer points to the top 10 in each race, which in turn will make things even more…

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Chase Elliott Wins the Pole for Next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – After practice yesterday, it seemed it would be a Ford battle for the pole in Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday. Ford drivers had four of the top five speeds on the speed chart and looked like the clear favorite to land at least one if not both of the guaranteed front row starting spots for next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). Instead, Chevrolet had other things in mind. For the fifth straight year and ninth time in the last 10 years, a Chevy…

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