|AUTO RACING PACKAGE: Auto Racing Glance|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 09 February 2011 02:56|
Site: Daytona Beach. Fla.
Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 5-6 p.m., 6:30-7:30 p.m.), draw party (Speed, 8:30-10 p.m.); Saturday, race, 8 p.m. (FOX, 8-10 p.m.)
Track: Daytona International Speedway (tri-oval, 2.5 miles).
Race distance: 187.5 miles, 75 laps (25- and 50-lap segments, with 10-minute pit stop).
Last year: Kevin Harvick won for the second straight year, passing Greg Biffle with two laps left in the race that ended under caution.
Fast facts: Five-time defending series champion Jimmie Johnson and the other 11 Chase qualifiers top the field. ... The track was repaved for the first time since 1979, a five-month, $20 million job. A pothole marred the Daytona 500 last year. ... Daytona 500 front-row qualifying is Sunday.
Next race: Daytona 500, Feb. 20.
ARCA RE/MAX SERIES: Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200, Saturday (Speed, 4:30-6:30 p.m.), Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach. Fla. Online: http://www.arcaracing.com