Game Changer: Daytona Edition

dis_nscs_checkered_2_022116As the white flag flew over the field in Sunday’s Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin sat fourth, seemingly out of contention for the victory.

He proved to have the most dominant car in the field, leading 95 laps and remaining up front throughout the event. However, fate seemed out of his hands as the laps counted down. As he trailed his teammates and Martin Truex Jr. in the Toyota train at the front of the field, there seemed to be no moves to make. Continue reading “Game Changer: Daytona Edition”

Compelling Atmosphere Highlights Prestige of Daytona 500

dis_pack_3_021716The most anticipated day in NASCAR has arrived. The 58th Annual Daytona 500 will go green on Sunday as 40 competitors chase a career defining victory. It’s 200 grueling laps with the promise of a single, monumental moment for one team.

Every year, the “Great American Race” is special. However, the magnitude of the event seems to grow exponentially with each passing season. And 2016 may be the most compelling running yet. Continue reading “Compelling Atmosphere Highlights Prestige of Daytona 500”

Welcome to Speedweeks

daytonarising_seating1NASCAR is back.

As the entire racing world descends upon the world’s first motorsports stadium at Daytona International Speedway, the beginning of a new season is about to take the green flag.

Speedweeks is the most exciting week of the year. There will be plenty of action, thrills, and storylines. Bookmark this page throughout the week as everything pertaining to Speedweeks will be posted here. Look for plenty of articles, infographics, stats, and more over the course of the next ten days.  Continue reading “Welcome to Speedweeks”

Speedweeks at Daytona Weekly Racing Schedule

Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway has arrived. The most exciting week in NASCAR is set to kick-off Friday and begin the 2016 season. Enjoy racing’s return and be sure to follow the complete track and TV schedule throughout Speedweeks. 1Daytona

NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016

nscs_daytona500_022115_greenflagNASCAR has seen tremendous change over the last decade. Once the sport’s rise came to a halt and the recession struck, stock car racing struggled. As a result, the sport began making changes and took a turn late in the first decade of the new century. However, the adjustments made then weren’t very effective.

Nearly a decade later, the changes NASCAR has implemented over the last four years are beginning to pay off. As excitement soars, the on-track product is improved, and the competition level reaches new heights, a new era has dawned for the sport. Continue reading “NASCAR to Bring the Beat Back in 2016”

Top Five Images of 2015

Photo Credit: Chris Trotman
Photo Credit: Chris Trotman
By Jason Schultz/@NASCARJason The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was full of captivating moments.

From the early morning scene at Daytona International Speedway when Austin Dillon’s car flew into the catch fence to Kyle Busch’s championship celebration at Homestead-Miami Speedway after completing a miraculous comeback, it was a year of powerful images.

These moments among others tell the story of the 2015 season. While there were many moments and images to choose from, I’ll highlight five of the most powerful from a wild year in NASCAR. Continue reading “Top Five Images of 2015”