Newman Crash Illustrates the Best…and Worst of NASCAR

For several hours Monday night, NASCAR was thrust into the national spotlight following Ryan Newman’s terrifying crash in the closing moments of the Daytona 500. News of the accident spread like wildfire on social media, and it wasn’t long before network news outlets aired replays of Newman’s mangled car on TV. It’s arguably the most […]

Schrader Reflects on 500 Runner-Up Finish

Thirty years ago this Sunday, Darrell Waltrip captured his first and only win at the Daytona 500, putting an exclamation point on an already Hall of Fame career. It wasn’t a shock that Waltrip won, but rather HOW he won. Waltrip famously ran the final 55 laps on one tank of fuel, something his contemporaries […]