Category archives for: NASCAR

NASCAR Officials Address SAFER Barriers

Rescue personnel tend to Kyle Busch during the Alert Today Florida 300 at the at the Daytona Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Tom Copeland photo)

After Kyle Busch, one of NASCAR’s star drivers and biggest names, was knocked out of the 57th Daytona 500 because of leg injuries suffered in a serious crash when he slammed head-on into a concrete wall not protected by a SAFER Barrier, officials promised to act quickly before Sunday’s big race.

XFINITY: Alert Today Florida 300

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1. Ryan Reed
2. Chris Buescher
3. Ty Dillon

Kyle Busch Injured, Will Miss Daytona 500

Kyle Busch on track during Daytona 500 practice. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

A celebration of Jeff Gordon’s glorious career as the three-time Daytona 500 winner starts on the pole for Sunday’s 57th Daytona 500 has been overshadowed by developing stories involving the Busch brothers.

Reed Triumphs In Daytona XFINITY Thriller

Ryan Reed celebrates after winning Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona Intl Speedway. (NASCAR photo)

Ryan Reed’s first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory on Saturday at Daytona Int’l Speedway was all about survival and teamwork.

Panel Denies Kurt Busch’s Appeal

Kurt Busch's appeal was denied by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Saturday. (HHP/Andrew Coppley photo)

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel denied NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch’s appeal on Saturday afternoon to lift his indefinite suspension, stemming from a domestic assault case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll.

Kurt Busch Appeals NASCAR Suspension

Kurt Busch, pictured during Daytona 500 practice, was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR on Friday. He appealed the suspension on Saturday, (NASCAR photo)

The day before the Daytona 500 is usually filled with a buzz of anticipation regarding NASCAR’s biggest race of the year. Instead, the day before this year’s 57th Daytona 500 is overshadowed by the indefinite suspension of 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch because of domestic violence against his ex- girlfriend Patricia Driscoll inside his motorhome at Dover (Del.) Int’l Speedway last September.

PHOTOS: Budweiser Duel

Jeb Burton (26), Alex Bowman (7) and Sam Hornish Jr. (9) were all involved in a crash during the second Budweiser Duel Thursday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Andrew Coppley Photo)

Check out photos from Thursday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel held at Daytona Int’l Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

VIDEO: Final Laps, Budweiser Duel No. 1

VIDEO: Final Laps, Budweiser Duel No. 1

Watch video of the final lap from Thursday’s first Budweiser Duel qualifying race at Daytona Int’l Speedway, where Dale Earnhardt Jr. fended off Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano to win.

TRUCKS: NextEra Energy Resources 250

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1. Tyler Reddick
2. Erik Jones
3. Scott Lagasse Jr.

Tyler Reddick Hits The Big Time

Tyler Reddick celebrates in victory lane after winning his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Nineteen-year-old former dirt late model racer Tyler Reddick held off his Brad Keselowski Racing teammate Austin Theriault on the final lap to claim his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory on Friday night at Daytona Int’l Speedway.


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