Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and partner Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced their IZOD IndyCar Series driver, Charlie Kimball (No. 83 Novo Nordisk Honda), of the Race with Insulin™ program, has gained the support of his fellow CGRT teammates across NASCAR, INDYCAR and GRAND-AM, combining for a Race with Insulin™ Unites initiative.
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran John Wes Townley has a secret weapon at Daytona; his name is Kevin Reed.
Kyle Larson was one of only two drivers who made it to the checkered flag in the Sprint Unlimited without significant damage. He finished the event fourth.
Defending Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano finished second in the Sprint Unlimited, which seems to show he is going to pick up where he left off last year.
A multi-car accident on the white flag lap ended the Sprint Unlimited. Denny Hamlin was leading at the time and won the exhibition race.
Jamie McMurray bump-drafted Kasey Kahne into a spin late in the Sprint Unlimited. Kahne collected AJ Allmendinger in the crash.
Jimmie Johnson got a little bump from Paul Menard on lap 45 of the Sprint Unlimited. That pushed him into Casey Mears and ultimately caused the No. 48 to spin.
A multi-car accident triggered when Brian Vickers cut a tire marred the early stages of the Sprint Unlimited. When he came across the track, he collected Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, and Greg Biffle.
Brian Vickers’ crew chief has said that even though Brian Vickers has not been in a restrictor-plate superspeedway race since 2014.
Penske Racing had an ace up their sleeve at the end of the final practice before Sunday’s pole qualification. Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, and Ryan Blaney ran in tandem to give them a faster speed than anyone who ran single runs.
Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch headed the list of drivers making single copy runs with speeds of 194.877 mph and 194.686.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for pole qualification. His top speed of 194.116 mph edged Joey Logano’s 193.853.