Christopher Bell avoided numerous late-race incidents and passed Joey Logano coming to the white flag to win his first NASCAR Cup Series race in just his second start with Joe Gibbs Racing.
In his first-ever NASCAR Xfinity Series start, 18-year-old Ty Gibbs, the grandson of NASCAR hall-of-famer Joe Gibbs, won on Saturday night at the Daytona International Speedway road course, becoming one of the youngest winners in the series.
After winning last weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series opening race on Daytona International Speedway’s tri-oval circuit, Ben Rhodes repeated his performance on Daytona’s road course on Friday night, capturing his fifth career win and his second in a row after holding off John Hunter Nemechek and Sheldon Creed on multiple late-race restarts.
One week removed from the glamor and glory of the Daytona 500, NASCAR returns to Daytona International Speedway for a very different race than the season’s kickoff.
Phoenix, Arizona’s Michael McDowell won the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on Monday morning after leading just one lap and driving through chaotic crashes on a race that started on Sunday afternoon and was delayed due to weather for over five hours.
Austin Cindric dominated the NASCAR Xfinity Series opener at Daytona which proved to be another speedweeks demolition derby on Saturday night.