The start of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is nearly upon us, as the top drivers in the world descend upon Daytona International Speedway for the running of the 55th Daytona 500. Last year, it was Matt Kenseth who drove his way to victory at the Great American Race, for the biggest win of his career.
As we come into the 2013 season, Kenseth is not the top-favorite at Daytona to repeat that title, but there are not many drivers between he and the top of the betting odds. Continue reading
The 2012 Daytona 500 gets going later today at 1pm EST with the biggest names in NASCAR ready to get their season underway.
For Carl Edwards, he knows exactly where he will be starting come race-time on Sunday… at the front.
Edwards qualified with the best lap speed last weekend during qualifying, edging out teammate Greg Bifle to claim the pole position. Biffle will start second. Continue reading
The starting grid for the 2012 Daytona 500 will be set on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, with the running of the two Gatorade Duels.
Carl Edwards will start on the pole position for the Great American Race on Sunday, with Greg Biffle taking the outside position.
The two drivers qualified this past Sunday following the Saturday Night Bud Shootout.
As for the rest of the field, the qualifying spots are open. Continue reading
The 2012 Daytona 500 gets underway this Sunday, but before the drivers start their engines, all but two in the field will need to qualify on Thursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.
Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle cemented their positions at the head of the pack to begin the Daytona 500, but the rest of the starting grid has yet to be determined, and will be set after the completion of the two Gatorade Duels. Continue reading
Carl Edwards may get the pole position to begin the 2012 Daytona 500 this Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, but he is not at the top of the list when it comes to the favorites to win the season opener.
It’s close though. Continue reading
As disappointing as Carl Edwards 2011 season ended, with a narrow second-place finish in the 2011 Sprint Cup Championship, it was a triumphant start to 2012.
Edwards claimed the pole position for the 2012 Daytona 500 over the weekend.
Edwards out-performed all other drivers, turning a lap at 194.738 mph, which is the fastest qualifying speed since 1999. He finished just in front of one of his fellow Roush teammate Greg Biffle. Continue reading
The “Great American Race” is getting set to kick off in Daytona, Florida yet again on February 26th at 12 pm.
“Winning any race at Daytona, it’s like going into Yankee Stadium and winning a game. It further solidifies you as a driver,” said Dale Earnhardt Jr. Continue reading