By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz.—The relative strength of crossover gates and the construction of the No. 32 Turner Motorsports Chevrolet driven by Kyle Larson are two primary areas NASCAR will examine in its continuing analysis of last Saturday’s crash that injured 28 spectators at Daytona International Speedway.
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By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Arguably, what happened at Talladega in 2009 may have saved lives at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Nearly four years ago, Carl Edwards’ Ford was launched into the catch fence at Talladega in a last-lap crash, and debris from that incident injured eight fans [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway. The victory was the 61st [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service For Danica Patrick, a fast car was a double-edged sword DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick’s No. 10 Chevrolet SS was fast enough to win the pole for Sunday’s Daytona 500. It was fast enough to stay up front for most of the day in the 55th running of [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Wrecked a year ago while leading late in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway, Johnny Sauter found redemption Friday night at the 2.5-mile superspeedway in winning the season-opening NextEra Energy Resources 250.