1. FYI WIRZ: Star Power Rise for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Larry the Cable Guy

    Celebrity status is no easy hike. The road to the top is traversed by few. NASCAR standouts, high-profile actors and comedians, rock and country stars achieve their lofty positions through focused efforts and extraordinary circumstances...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 7 months ago 2,443 reads 3 comments

  2. Hendrick Motorsports' Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Daytona 500 After 9-Year Drought

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500 on Sunday, setting a NASCAR record for the longest stretch between victories in the sport's preeminent race...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 1,392 reads 3 comments

  3. Daytona 500 2014: Projecting Top Teams This Season Following Daytona

    After an unforgettable Daytona 500 , the stage is set for a wild NASCAR season in which any driver could come out on top in the Sprint Cup point standings at the end of the season...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 4,956 reads 7 comments

  4. Daytona 500 2014: Results and Biggest Surprises from Rain-Delayed Race

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. had not won the Daytona 500 since 2004. A decade later, he delighted NASCAR fans with a thrilling victory in the marquee race, which was delayed for six hours because of rain and even a tornado warning ...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 7 months ago 2,911 reads 0 comments

  5. Daytona 500 Results: Top Comments and Video Highlights from 2014 Race

    The 2014 Daytona 500 was a wild start to the NASCAR season, and there is no better way to get fans excited about the beginning of a new campaign than by watching Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 7 months ago 3,777 reads 0 comments

  6. Daytona 500 Results: Finishing Order and Video Highlights from Memorable Race

    Often compared to the Super Bowl in terms of its importance for NASCAR drivers and fans, the Daytona 500 is always a huge race that can shape the rest of the season...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 10,530 reads 0 comments

  7. Daytona 500 Winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gains Momentum for Sprint Cup Championship

    It might have been just one race, but it was so much more than that for Dale Earnhardt Jr. At 39 years old, Earnhardt Jr...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 2,876 reads 0 comments

  8. Is 2014 Daytona 500 Win the Start of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Career Year?

    For each of the last 14 seasons, many within Dale Earnhardt Jr. 's fanbase—more famously known as "Junior Nation"—have started each season by hoping, praying, even bragging ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 5,561 reads 11 comments

  9. Daytona 500 2014: Full Results and Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. Is Headed for Big Year

    Holding on to his lead after a green-white-checkered finish, Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his second Daytona 500 win and just his second Sprint Series victory since the start of the 2009 season...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 7 months ago 4,688 reads 1 comments

  10. How the Lengthy Weather Delay Completely Changed the 2014 Daytona 500

    “After the rain stopped and we started racing again, it’s like everybody lost their head,” said veteran driver Jeff Gordon in an interview on Fox television after finishing fourth in Sunday’s rain-delayed Daytona 500 ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 7 months ago 1,275 reads 0 comments

  11. Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Win Transforms 2014 Daytona 500 from Disaster to Delight

    This is why real NASCAR fans don't bail out on the Daytona 500 just because there are tornado warnings and there's a record rain delay...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 7 months ago 150,373 reads 55 comments

  12. 2014 Daytona 500: Winners and Losers from NASCAR's Premier Race

    The 56th running of the Daytona 500 began early in the afternoon and ended as midnight approached in the Eastern time zone...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 7 months ago 47,225 reads 45 comments

  13. Daytona 500 Results: Biggest Takeaways from Spectacular Season Opener

    Entering Sunday's Daytona 500 , Dale Earnhardt Jr. had won just one Sprint Cup race since the 2009 season. He's won two races in that time span now. At Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, Earnhardt powered the No...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 7 months ago 5,599 reads 0 comments

  14. Daytona 500 Results: Video Highlights and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Race

    It took more time than anybody expected, but by the end of the Daytona 500 , Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the one making the victory lap and popping the champagne on the podium...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 20,712 reads 12 comments

  15. 2014 Daytona 500: Report Card for NASCAR'S Top Stars

    The 56th running of the Daytona 500 kicked off the 2014 NASCAR season in full on a day in which rain threatened to fall in the Sunshine State...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 14,601 reads 20 comments

  16. Daytona 500 2014 Results: Winner, Final Standings and Post-Race Analysis

    A little bit of rain couldn't stop Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the 2014 Daytona 500 . The first race of the 2014 Sprint Cup season was delayed for more than six hours when Mother ...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 7 months ago 142,584 reads 45 comments

  17. Daytona 500 2014: Danica Patrick Involved in 13-Car Wreck on Lap 146

    Danica Patrick ’s hopes of starting her 2014 season with a bang in the Daytona 500 were brought to a crashing halt—literally. A 13-car wreck on lap 146 ended the race for some, including Patrick and her No...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 7 months ago 496,242 reads 106 comments

  18. Danica Patrick Must Show Patience to Claim an Elusive NASCAR Victory

    Danica Patrick has had a rough go after her switch to NASCAR . In 2013, Patrick finished 27th in the Sprint Cup standings, starting 36 races but only earning one top-10 finish...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 7 months ago 954 reads 1 comments

  19. Daytona 500 2014: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

    The 56th running of the Daytona 500 will take place Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Daytona International Speedway. The Great American Race is the first stop on the 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule...

    Jesse Reed Written by Jesse Reed about 7 months ago 10,096 reads 2 comments

  20. Daytona 500 2014: Pole Position, Odds for Starting Lineup and Live Stream Info

    NASCAR 's best are all set to fire up their engines and kick off a brand new season Sunday in the Great American Race...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 7 months ago 17,906 reads 11 comments

  21. Daytona 500 2014: Biggest Questions Ahead of Sprint Cup Season Opener

    You gotta love a sport where the biggest event of the year is merely the beginning rather than the end of a new season...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 1,203 reads 0 comments

  22. Daytona 500 2014: Start Time, Date, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

    It's like the NFL's Super Bowl and baseball's Opening Day all wrapped into one. The Daytona 500 marks the beginning of another NASCAR season. On Sunday from Daytona Beach, Fla...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 7 months ago 61,141 reads 20 comments

  23. Daytona 500 2014: Breaking Down Drivers Likely to Surprise

    One of the signature events on the NASCAR docket is upon us, and the Daytona 500 should prove to be must-see TV. While fans are probably pulling for Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Jeremy Fuchs Written by Jeremy Fuchs about 7 months ago 2,253 reads 0 comments

  24. Daytona 500 2014: Dark Horse Contenders to Win It All

    A practice run for the Daytona 500 ended in a heap of metal and flames on Wednesday as seven cars piled up around the race track. Tony DiZinno was there in Florida to see the action unfold, as he described on NBC Motorsports Talk ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 7 months ago 2,256 reads 1 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Daytona 500 Races in NASCAR History

    On Feb. 22, 1959, the first Daytona 500 took place in front of what was then a rather large crowd of 41,921 ...

    Bob Margolis Written by Bob Margolis about 7 months ago 4,690 reads 12 comments