Is the Coke 400 canceled?
Daytona International Speedway has announced that beginning in 2020, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 NASCAR Cup Series race will shift from its July 4th Weekend date to Saturday night, Aug. 29 and will serve as the final race of the NASCAR regular season.
Who won the Pepsi 400?
Read the final results and race statistics from the 2001 Pepsi 400 won by Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday, July 7, 2001 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach. 1.
Why is Nascar moving the July Daytona race?
The move means that the world-famous 2.5-mile tri-oval will serve as the final race of the regular season, but it also means the end of a July 4 tradition. The speedway had been hosting a race on or around Independence Day since 1959.
What race is in Daytona in July?
Here is Daytona International Speedway’s statement on having fans at the IMSA race: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 16, 2020) – Officials at Daytona International Speedway announced today a plan to introduce a return of fans to the iconic venue for the sports car classic IMSA WeatherTech 240 At DAYTONA on Saturday, July 4.
What happened to the Firecracker 400?
In 1998, it became the first restrictor plate and Daytona race to be held at night. Since 2020, the race was moved to late August and is the final race of the Cup Series’ regular season. With Coke Zero becoming Coca-Cola Zero Sugar in 2018, the race will now be known as the Coke Zero Sugar 400.
How many laps is the Coke Zero 400?
How many laps is the Coke Zero Sugar 400? The DAYTONA Oval is 2.5 miles (4.02 km) long and a 400-mile race that requires 160 laps to complete.
Has a rookie ever won the Daytona 500?
2010–2014: Wood Brothers Racing He returned to the Wood Brothers in 2011 for a limited schedule. He won the first race of the season, the Daytona 500, to become youngest winner in Daytona 500 history, at the age of 20 years and one day. Bayne raced at Talladega, but was caught up in an early crash.
Is Daytona Speedway leaving Nascar?
Wile expects fans to embrace the move, but no plans exist to run a regular-season Cup Series road-course race at a track synonymous with high-speed three-wide pack racing on the 2.5-mile oval. Schedules may change, but the soul of Daytona International Speedway will remain intact.
How many fans does the Daytona race have?
Daytona 500 attendance: How many people will be attending in 2021. The Daytona 500 attendance in 2021 will be limited to just 21 percent of maximum capacity. That’s because while NASCAR is back, so is COVID-19. That amounts to just over 21,000 people at a facility that can seat over 101,500.