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Ten greatest Daytona 500 finishes of all time

As we close in on the final moments of the 2014 Daytona 500, let’s remember the most thrilling finishes of all.

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

For sale: This 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

Image: Canepa
The first NASCAR racer to record a race lap at over 200 miles per hour, this Daytona veteran may not have the modern mastery that could take you to a win in this weekend’s …

Nascar fights

Video: Top 10 Wildest NASCAR Fights

Ten awesome off-track conflicts caught on camera.

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Video: Remembering Dale Earnhardt

On this day in 2001, Dale Earnhardt lost his life at the 43rd Daytona 500.

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The Most Dangerous Race Tracks in the World

Look at a modern designer track and it’ll appear to have all the ingredients to make it brilliant – turns designed by science and inspired by, or borrowed from, the best corners in the world, stunning …

Gilles Villenueve

Stroke of genius: The racing art of Rob Ijbema

“Painting is like time travel,” says prolific Dutch artist Rob Ijbema. In a sport measured in thousandths of a second, where speed is king, it’s strange yet fitting that some traditions still exist today – …

Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti: Win Or Bust, How It Started

Four-time Indycar champion, three times a winner of the Indianapolis 500, Dario Franchitti was served his career on a plate you’d think. Well, think again. The Scotsman’s early stepping stones are a lesson in determination, …

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Doing the Indy NASCAR double

If 500 miles at Indianapolis wasn’t enough, imagine jumping from your race car, onto a helicopter, a private jet, and then taking on NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 night race at Charlotte that night. Three drivers have …

Goodwood Motorsport 2012

Video: Goodwood FoS and Revival Preview

The 2012 Goodwood Motor Sport Press Day has just taken place and Lord March has yet another cracker year of action lined up.

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Video: First Daytona 500 – 1959

While 2012 might be aiming for a Monday start to the classic race for the first time in it’s history, lets look back at the very first Daytona 500 run in 1959. 

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IROC: Where racing worlds collided

Martin Brundle versus Dale Earnhardt Sr. Yes, it happened, and ‘Billy Bob’ Brundle came very close to upsetting the apple cart!
Martin Brundle packed a lot into his career, and was lucky/unlucky enough to have been …

Richard-Petty

The history of Daytona Beach and NASCAR

For around six weeks, Daytona Beach, Florida is taken over by motorsport, its history growing by the year
The first event at Daytona International Speedway is the Rolex 24 Hours which celebrated its 50th anniversary in …