Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 88 is smack-dab in the middle of a big wreck at Daytona International Speedway where the only real drama comes in the closing laps.
DAYTONA BEACH – Dale Earnhardt Jr. carried the emotion of his legendary father's death in the 2001 Daytona 500 to victory lane in that summer's July race here. Fast forward to Saturday night under the lights and Junior was just another casualty in the new order of restrictor-plate racing where multiple cars are wrecked in the closing laps.
NSBNews.Net provides Volusia County with 24 / 7 Internet newspaper coverage for a 21st-century world. This website can also be accessed through VolusiaNews.Net
Photo by Motorsports Images and Archives for NASCAR / Trevor Bayne, the 2011 Daytona 500 champion, talks live to ESPN's SportsCenter in front of his No. 21 Motorcraft / Quick Lane Ford NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car Monday at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500, but if he's looking for a cup championship, he'll have to get it in the Nationwide series, the understudy to the Sprint series.