Blaney, Elliott take victories in Can-Am Duels at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ryan Blaney held off Team Penske teammate Joey Logano to win Thursday night’s first 150-mile qualifying race in the Can-Am Duel at Daytona International Speedway, but the story of the race was the list of prominent cars that did not survive until the checkered flag.
Earnhardt ends droughts with first Daytona 500 win
By Bruce Martin
Sportsticker Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 15, 1998)
Fighting the pressure of an entire field of race cars behind him, as well as 19 years of disappointment, Dale Earnhardt finally won the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Bobby and Davey Allison 1-2 in Daytona 500; Petty Survives Bad Crash
DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Feb. 14) -- Bobby Allison led the final 18 laps and edged his son Davey to win the 31st Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. The two car length triumph was the 85th in the 25 year career for the 50 year-old Hueytown, AL veteran.
Allison Ends Losing Skid With Daytona 500 Victory
DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Feb. 19) -- Bobby Allison grabbed the lead with 11 laps to go and outlasted Buddy Baker to win the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. The Hueytown, AL driver, manning Bud Moore Fords for 1978, ended his 67 race losing streak with the 'upset' triumph.
Yarborough Nips Yarbrough In Close Daytona 500 Finish
DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Feb. 25) -- Cale Yarborough squeezed past LeeRoy Yarbrough with four laps to go and held on to win the 10th annual Daytona 500 by one second. Yarborough's triumph, his third on a superspeedway, gave Ford Motor Co. a sweep of the first three spots in the classic at Daytona International Speedway.