New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel

NASCAR's biggest race features 8 drivers making their Daytona 500 debut and a handful of sponsors new to the sport

Watermelon farmer Chastain gets top 10 at Daytona 500

Ross Chastain and Ryan Preece were part of a bumper crop of Daytona 500 rookies

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Perfect Storm: The 500 and fight that changed…

1979 Daytona 500 changed NASCAR forever, with assist from huge snowstorm and spectacular finish

Daytona 500 announces 4th consecutive sellout

The Daytona 500 is a sellout for the fourth consecutive year

No female drivers in Daytona 500, but pipeline…

Fan favorite Danica Patrick is missing from Daytona for the first time since 2011, leaving a void that could end up getting filled by Hailie Deegan, Natalie Decker and other female drivers.

Drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500

Drivers competing in the 2019 Daytona 500, the 61st running of 'The Great American Race'

The Latest: Johnson hopes to run Boston Marathon…

Jimmie Johnson has a lofty goal for the Boston Marathon: completing the grueling, 26.2-mile course in less than three hours

Sam Bass, NASCAR's paint-scheme artist, dies at 57

Sam Bass, who helped design paint schemes and program covers for NASCAR, dies at 57

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IndyCar revving up tons of momentum for 2019…

IndyCar heads into 2019 with everything going in the right direction both on the track and in business

AP Was There: Yarborough-Allison brawl mars '79 Daytona 500

AP Was There: Yarborough-Allison brawl mars '79 Daytona 500

Byron wins Daytona 500 pole, puts Hendrick up…

William Byron has won the pole for next week's Daytona 500, giving Hendrick Motorsports the top starting spot for the fifth consecutive year

AP Was There: Petty wins fight-marred 1979 Daytona 500

AP Was There: Petty wins fight-marred 1979 Daytona 500

Truex and Wallace top Daytona speed charts in…

Martin Truex Jr. made a fast debut at Joe Gibbs Racing by posting the quickest lap on the opening day of practice for the Daytona 500

Joe Gibbs touched by support following death of son

Joe Gibbs has been touched by support from the NASCAR community since his eldest son J.D

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NASCAR to disqualify illegal cars in move to…

NASCAR will strip victories from teams found to have illegal race cars after the race

Kyle vs. The King: Busch chases Petty for 200 NASCAR wins

Richard Petty has long stood as NASCAR's record holder with 200 wins

NASCAR moving away from restrictor plates, not pack racing

The Daytona 500 will be the final NASCAR race for horsepower-sapping restrictor plates