Who won the Pepsi 400 at Daytona?
William Byron took advantage of two red flag periods (race stopped) because of spectacular, Big One crashes to win his first Cup race and earn a position in the 10-race playoff before an estimated 25,000 spectators.
Who won the Firecracker 400?
Today in Central Florida sports history: Richard Petty wins 200th race at Firecracker 400 – Orlando Sentinel.
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.
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.
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.
Did Earnhardt die on impact?
The official cause of Earnhardt’s death was given by the Volusia County medical examiner’s office as blunt force trauma to his head among other injuries due to the incident. He also sustained a fatal basilar skull fracture on impact.
How much is Jeff Gordon worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gordon has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He’s reportedly earned more than $500 million in winnings and endorsements. The former professional racecar driver now works as an announcer for Fox NASCAR and is also a top executive for Hendrick Motorsports.
How much is Dale Earnhardt worth?
Dale Earnhardt Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Profession:||Race car driver|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Who won the Coke Zero 400 today?
William Byron entered Saturday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway – the final regular season race of the NASCAR Cup Series season – four points ahead of Hendrick Motorsports teammate and 7-time champion Jimmie Johnson for the 16th and final playoff spot.
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.
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.
Where can I buy Daytona 500 tickets?
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