1. Ultimate Guide to the 2016 Daytona 500

    The Daytona 500 needs no introduction, so we could sit here and tap our fingers on our phones, desks or keyboards and get on with our lives. But here's something to get you all kinds of cranked up for the biggest event of the 36-race season...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 7 months ago 15,968 reads 17 comments

  2. Daytona 500 Qualifying 2016: Can-Am Duels Starting Grid After Group Results

    With the Daytona 500 approaching Feb. 21, it means the unique qualifying rounds for starting positions are happening during Speedweeks ...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 months ago 4,813 reads 0 comments

  3. Daytona 500 2016: Starting Order, Top Drivers to Watch in Can-Am Duels

    In a stunning upset of sorts, rookie Chase Elliott claimed the Daytona 500 pole in Sunday's qualifying session behind the wheel of the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet, putting him in prime position as he makes his Daytona debut...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 3,584 reads 0 comments

  4. Burning Questions as the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season Approaches

    As the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season begins, there are many questions lacking answers for race fans, media, teams, drivers and pretty much anyone associated with or interested in the sport...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 7 months ago 4,054 reads 1 comments

  5. Daytona 500 2016 Qualifying Results: Winner, Group Times and Highlights

    Chase Elliott hasn't even raced as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, but the 20-year-old has already picked up a major feather in his cap...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 56,593 reads 2 comments

  6. Denny Hamlin Wins Crash-Filled Sprint Unlimited, Which NASCAR Has Made Obsolete

    Denny Hamlin won the Sprint Unlimited for the third time. The race was filled with thrills, chills, wrecks and cellophane bags. Hamlin drove a Toyota. A Ford driver, Joey Logano, finished second, and Paul Menard drove a Chevrolet to third...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 7 months ago 11,877 reads 14 comments

  7. Daytona 500 2016 Qualifying Format, Group Rules, Schedule and More

    As NASCAR and its fans prepare for the sport's biggest race on Feb. 21—the Daytona 500 — " Speedweeks at Daytona " provides entertainment leading up to the week, including Sunday's qualifying event...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 7 months ago 5,264 reads 0 comments

  8. NASCAR at Daytona 2016 Results: Sprint Unlimited Winner, Finish Order, Reaction

    Denny Hamlin overcame an early wreck and won a wild, crash-filled Sprint Unlimited in overtime Saturday at Daytona International Speedway...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 8,948 reads 0 comments

  9. NASCAR Sprint Unlimited 2016: Live Results, Standings and Analysis

    Denny Hamlin opened the 2016 NASCAR season with a victory in he 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 6,129 reads 5 comments

  10. Ken Griffey Jr. Named Honorary Starter at 2016 Daytona 500

    The lineup of sports stars taking part in this year's Daytona 500 continues to grow, with Major League Baseball legend Ken Griffey Jr. taking on the role of honorary starter for the February 21 race...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 8,049 reads 9 comments

  11. Power Ranking the 10 Best Racing Teams in NASCAR Ahead of the 2016 Season

    NASCAR teams are not created equal. Unlike the NFL, which tries its billion-dollar heart out to make everyone 8-8, NASCAR has no such parity. By design, no more than eight teams typically represent the playoff scheme...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 8 months ago 9,529 reads 10 comments

  12. John Cena to Drive 2016 Daytona 500 Pace Car

    John Cena may be rehabbing a shoulder injury, but that isn't keeping the former WWE champion from making his presence felt on NASCAR's biggest stage. According to Josh Richter of FoxSports...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 16,115 reads 13 comments

  13. NASCAR at Daytona 2016: Top Sleepers to Watch in Great American Race

    It seems like we were just crowning Kyle Busch with his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship and watching Jeff Gordon ride off into the sunset...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 8 months ago 9,657 reads 8 comments

  14. 10 Things That Would Make NASCAR Better in 2016 Than in 2015

    No sport changes things around as much as NASCAR. Granted, it’s out of desperation given its plummeting ratings and attendance, but at least it’s doing something. Is NASCAR doing enough ? Many would argue it isn’t...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 8 months ago 4,777 reads 25 comments

  15. Brian Vickers Will Replace Injured Tony Stewart at Daytona

    Tony Stewart is recovering from a fractured vertebra, so Brian Vickers will take his place in the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday as Stewart-Haas Racing announced on Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 5,750 reads 9 comments

  16. Why the New Charter System Is a Win-Win for NASCAR and Its Race-Team Owners

    For nearly 68 years, it's been NASCAR's way or the highway. Tuesday, the sport took perhaps its most significant detour ever when NASCAR announced a revolutionary new system—known ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 months ago 3,964 reads 3 comments

  17. 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season: By the Numbers

    Have the analytics people infiltrated the NASCAR ranks? Maybe someone performs some serious homework for the major garages, toying in inefficiencies like the Oakland Athletics and ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 8 months ago 1,596 reads 4 comments

  18. Bold Predictions for the 2016 NASCAR Season

    The NASCAR season has a way of feeling like it just happened, you know? It feels as though Kyle Busch crossed the finish line at Homestead yesterday, Jeff Gordon won at Martinsville (again) and Kevin Harvick finished second (again)...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 8 months ago 17,129 reads 15 comments

  19. Tony Stewart Hospitalized: Updates on NASCAR Star's Back After ATV Accident

    Less than three weeks before NASCAR heads to Daytona, Tony Stewart was involved in an ATV accident and required back surgery. He will miss the beginning of the Sprint Cup season, but is expected to make a full recovery...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 37,165 reads 34 comments

  20. NASCAR Tracks Where We'll Most Likely See a 1st-Time Winner in 2016

    There’s an old saying in NASCAR that the first win is always the hardest. Once a driver visits Sprint Cup Victory Lane for the first time, typically the second time is not ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 months ago 3,181 reads 10 comments

  21. NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers in Need of the Biggest Turnarounds in 2016

    Say what you want about guys like Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch , Joey Logano , Jimmie Johnson and the like, but it’s a fairly safe assumption they’re going to be in the Sprint Cup championship mix every season...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 months ago 5,096 reads 8 comments

  22. Why Kyle Busch Is Set Up to Be NASCAR's Biggest Star for the Next Decade

    Earning three championships, the 1990s was Jeff Gordon ’s decade (he also won a fourth title in 2001)...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 months ago 2,642 reads 7 comments

  23. Will Chase-Like Format Changes Add Excitement to NASCAR's Lower Circuits?

    Brian France's tenure as chairman of NASCAR is similar to James T. Kirk's command of the Starship Enterprise: The third-generation scion of the ruling family has taken the sport where no man has before...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 8 months ago 2,843 reads 6 comments

  24. Why Dale Earnhardt Jr. Can Become NASCAR's Third Straight First-Time Champion

    They may have many things in common—starting with being great race car drivers—but there’s one thread that binds Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch that no other NASCAR driver can claim...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 8 months ago 8,716 reads 7 comments

  25. Will Tony Stewart's Last Season Be Celebrated or Largely Forgettable?

    I traveled the country writing about NASCAR for 20 years, 1993-2012. Tony Stewart didn't arrive at NASCAR's highest level until 1999. It seems incredible now that I covered NASCAR for six seasons without Stewart in it...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 8 months ago 5,174 reads 11 comments