Bayne rockets way to NASCAR stardom
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It was the greatest Daytona 500 since -- well, since the Wood Brothers last were in Victory Lane here.
That was 35 years ago, when the grizzled Silver Fox, David Pearson, tangled with Richard Petty in the final turn and drove the Woods' wrecked Mercury across the line at maybe 30 mph in the infield grass.
This was vastly different but no less electrifying.
Sunday a star was born -- no, rocketed to the pinnacle of NASCAR, sending ...
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2011 Daytona 500
The 53rd running of the Daytona 500 is on the horizon, with a new racing surface greeting competitors heading into a new season of hope. It all begins Feb. 20 at Daytona International Speedway.