Denny Hamlin Defends DAYTONA 500 Championship in NASCAR Double-Overtime Finish
· Becomes Fourth Driver to Win Consecutive DAYTONA 500s
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2020) – Denny Hamlin became the fourth driver to win back-to-back DAYTONA 500s on Monday night, winning the 62nd running of “The Great American Race” in a NASCAR Overtime finish at Daytona International Speedway.
The race resumed Monday afternoon after it was halted on Sunday night with 20 laps completed. It was only the second postponement in DAYTONA 500 history – 2012 was the other.(more…)
Noah Gragson Wins NASCAR Racing Experience 300
Final DAYTONA 500 Practice Led by Former Champion Joey Logano
· Logano, Five Others Top 200 mph in Practice
· 62nd Annual DAYTONA 500 Set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2020) – Noah Gragson won the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 on Saturday to open the NASCAR Xfinity Series season at Daytona International Speedway.
Gragson, driving the No. 9 Bass Pro Shops/BRCC Chevrolet for JR Motorsports and car owner Dale Earnhardt Jr., emerged from a tight battle after the race’s final restart on Lap 118 of the 120-lap/300-mile race being held for the 62nd time at the “World Center of Racing.” Gragson took the lead on Lap 118 and kept it until a Turn 3 multi-car incident brought out the yellow flag on Lap 120 to effectively end the race under caution.(more…)