20 years after Michael Waltrip snapped a long winless drought, another Michael did the same in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Michael McDowell ended a 357-race winless streak as he claimed his … Continue Reading 0 for 357 no more: Michael McDowell wins Daytona 500
Michael McDowell is the newest driver to add their name to the NASCAR Cup Series all-time wins list. McDowell’s victory in the 2021 Daytona 500 is the 36-year-old driver’s first … Continue Reading Michael McDowell 196th different winner in Cup Series
The Daytona 500 is currently under red flag conditions after 15 laps. After 15 laps, Kevin Harvick leads with Christopher Bell in second. Harvick has lead 14 laps and Alex … Continue Reading Daytona 500 marred by 15-car wreck and rain delay after 15 laps
1990 Daytona 500 champion Derrike Cope’s return to the Great American Race lasted three laps. Cope, piloting the No. 15 for Rick Ware Racing in his first Cup Series start … Continue Reading Derrike Cope crashes out of Daytona 500
MELILLO: Taking qualifying out of the equation limits the growth of each series (as does the charter system, but that’s a separate argument). Maybe they don’t need any practice, but a chance to qualify doesn’t seem like too much to ask for. I hope NASCAR can see this and make changes before the next race weekend at the Daytona Road Course.