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NASCAR and the Flag

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 07.03.2015 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

NASCAR has urged its avid followers not to bring the Confederate flag to their races: "[W]e are asking our fans and partners to join us in a renewed effort to create an all-inclusive, even more welcoming atmosphere for all who attend our events." It will be interesting to see if the hardcore comply.

Daytona To Offer American Flags In Exchange Program At NASCAR Races

AP | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the Ame...

Joey Logano Wins Daytona 500

AP | Posted 02.22.2015 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the le...

WATCH: 'America's Most Patriotic Rock Band' Ruined The National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.22.2014 | Sports

Madison Rising bills itself as "America's Most Patriotic Rock Band" but it clearly does not believe in originalism when it comes to interpreting the n...

Women and Driving: Innovation, Engineering and the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Julia Landauer | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Julia Landauer

We're clearly underway in the movement to get more women working in tech sectors. And in order to get more women into racing engineering, specifically, I see three things that need to happen.

WATCH: It's Amazing Both Drivers Survived This Crash

Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

The 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona (also known as the 24 Hours of Daytona) marked the first race of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series, whic...

Confidence Boost

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Danica Patrick was bummed after fading on the last lap of a historic Daytona 500. Some kind words from owner Tony Stewart and...

NASCAR Wreck Exposes Risks To Fans

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The risks of racing extend beyond the drivers. Fans can wind up in the danger zone, too....

Fans Injured In Massive Wreck At Daytona

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.23.2013 | Sports

Several cars were involved in a terrifying crash during the final lap of a Nationwide race on Saturday. The day before the Daytona 500, Regan Smith wa...

Opening Practice At Daytona Includes 5-Car Wreck

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took about 10 minutes to wreck several cars at Daytona International Speedway on Friday. Matt Kenseth triggered a five...

Zac Brown Preps Huge Daytona 500 Set

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Zac Brown hasn't put together the set list for his Daytona 500 kickoff concert next month, but he's got a pretty good idea of...

Like Taiji's Cove, Daytona Breaks My Heart -- Again

Leilani Münter | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
Leilani Münter

My eco-awareness race car was themed after the Academy Award winning documentary The Cove, which exposed the annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins in a small cove in Taiji, Japan.

WATCH: The Roughage-And-Tumble World Of Coleslaw Wrestling

Posted 03.06.2012 | Weird News

For those who like their roughage with a side of smooth moves, one Florida bar's semi-annual coleslaw wrestling competitions aren't hard to stomach at...

Romney Takes Daytona Detour Ahead Of Michigan Primary

AP | CHRIS JENKINS | Posted 04.27.2012 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two days away from a critical primary in Michigan, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney detoured to Daytona Inter...

Florida Teacher Faces Fines For Helping Kids Register To Vote

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

A Florida civics teacher didn’t know about a new state law when she helped students register to vote—and now may have to pay thousands of dollars ...

20-Year-Old Wins NASCAR's Biggest Race

AP | BY JENNA FRYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Trevor Bayne finally made a mistake. Fortunately for him, it didn't happen until he missed the turn pulling into Victory L...

14-Car Crash At Daytona 500

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Hendrick Motorsports had a rough start to the Daytona 500. Three of the team's four cars, including five-time defending S...