Daytona 500: What you need to know about the 60th annual race

Daytona 500: What you need to know about the 60th annual race

Peyton Manning walked the red carpet at the Daytona 500 after a brief practice as pace vehicle driver for "The Great American Race".

-It would be the youngest field (average age) in Daytona 500 history if not for 66-year-old Mark Thompson, a Vietnam veteran making his second career Cup Series start.

Dillon also won in the No. 3 two decades after Earnhardt's lone victory in the Daytona 500. Gray Gaulding is the team's lone driver in the race.

"Maybe a win Sunday in the Daytona 500 can be a springboard to an eighth championship", Johnson said from Daytona this week, prior to his crash in Thursday night's duel race that forced him to go to a backup vehicle for Sunday's race. Ryan Blaney, who led 118 laps on the day, appeared to turn reigning Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch by breaking the draft as the leaders entered Turn 1. "Your eyes roll back in your head, and you just go". He and his brother Ty were both in Victory Lane on the day Earnhardt finally won the 500 in 1998, a day still considered one of the most riveting in all of motorsports.

You can't lose going with Patrick in her final Cup race. With Ricky Stenhouse Jr. trying to block a passing attempt by Ryan Blaney, it caused an accordion effect that caught seven cars in its midst, including Erik Jones and Jimmie Johnson. Penske was mum on how he'd tell his drivers to race in the Daytona 500.

"I can't replicate the magic of the first day twice, so, yeah, you want him or anyone to be there when you're talking", Green said. The start of his season's race to the title begins this afternoon, and a win in Daytona would certainly be a great start. We have won a season championship, which is the ultimate in the NASCAR Cup Series.

"What I really do is I fly", he said. Jones will be introduced at the drivers' meeting, take a lap around Daytona International Speedway in a parade auto and participate in question-and-answer sessions with fans. That tension exists in many races, but Joy said it's particularly notable with Daytona, thanks to it being such a widely-watched race and also coming at the start of the season, rather than partway in. Rules change. Cars change.

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Brendan Gaughan has been, by far, the best value play on DraftKings at Daytona last season. Gordon retired from full-time driving in 2015.

Elliott is 22 and one of NASCAR's budding stars.

The 2018 Daytona 500, with Alex Bowman starting on the pole, will be run on Sunday, February 18, 2018 (2/18/18) at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. I feel it drives me the most. "But at the same time, I thought it was super cool for all of the Eagles fans". "There are a lot of big names that have stepped down, some shoes to fill, a fan base to kind of feed into".

"Car looks good. I'm a little biased, but the 9 looks good on top of the scoring pylon", Elliott said after Thursday night's victory. Perhaps it's something that we can't even divine that has made the 78 team so blazingly fast, and often unstoppable. Patrick is the only female driver to win a pole and lead laps at the Daytona 500.

This season, NASCAR is allowing fewer crew members over the wall during pit stops.

Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will be rooting for Bubba Wallace in the Daytona 500.

Johnson will be back at Watkins Glen International in August. "He said just don't get here and not know what's happened". "I've been able to run in the top-five and top-three but I just haven't had the pace to set myself ahead and win". "I feel like that's the best way for me to get acclimated quickly, but that's really my job to go out there and make sure that I'm prepared and make sure that I can get acclimated to the vehicle quickly".