GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The ‘King of Speed’ Kenny Bernstein has done a lot during his decades of involvement with the NHRA, but his most notable accomplishment is the day he earned his nickname by breaking the 300 mph barrier in Top Fuel, 20 years ago.
The bus company responsible for leaving about 100 students from six Duval County schools waiting at their bus stop Monday is being fined $500 by the school system for the disruption in service. A company spokesman acknowledged Wednesday it had buses in Daytona as part of charter service for race fans
Tori Petry, ESPN Radio
It was a night of firsts. The first time rain postponed the Daytona 500. The first time the race started under the lights on primetime TV. The first time it would run on Monday. And Tuesday. The first time a driver would post on Twitter from his car during the race. The first time a jet dryer would explode on the track.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 54th annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway start time has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 27 (FOX).
A cloudy and drizzly day dampened the spirits of NASCAR fans who showed up for the 54th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The action-packed races all throughout Speedweeks had provided an exciting buildup to the 500, and the race was schedule to start at 1:30 PM. But after driver introductions, the ceremonial invocation and national anthem, there was nothing. Just more rain.
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