Rescue workers arrived to check on Ryan Newman after he was involved in a wreck on the last lap of the Daytona 500 on Monday.

Newman's Daytona 500 crash shows racing never truly safe

Dale Earnhardt's death on the final lap of the Daytona 500 may have saved Ryan Newman's life.
Motorsports
February 18
Ryan Newman (6) gets turned into the wall by Ryan Blaney (12) as Denny Hamlin (11) misses them along the front stretch to win the NASCAR Daytona 500 a

Blaney's attempted push of Newman led to violent crash

Drafting, blocking and bumping are essential elements of racing on NASCAR's fastest tracks. When Ryan Blaney pushed fellow Ford driver Ryan Newman in the final lap of the Daytona 500, it was something both men have done hundreds of times on superspeedways.
Motorsports
February 18

Hamlin and Newman contrast risk and reward at Daytona 500

In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love.
Motorsports
February 18
Ryan Newman crashes on the last lap of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway

Newman's condition serious after Daytona crash; injuries not life-threatening

Ryan Newman has barrel-rolled his way through many terrifying crashes over his 20-year NASCAR career. This one, though, caused the sport to pause.
Motorsports
February 17
Denny Hamlin, front left, passes Ryan Blaney, front right on the way to the finish line to win the Daytona 500 Ryan Newman goes upside down during a c

Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Ryan Newman hospitalized

Ryan Newman flipped across the finish line, his Ford planted upside down and on fire, a grim reminder of a sport steeped in danger that has stretched nearly two decades without a fatality.
Motorsports
February 17

Johnson fails to finish following wreck in final Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson tugged at his baseball cap, walked to a golf cart and sat backward on the dash for a ride out of the Daytona garage. After a Speedweeks where Johnson was hailed by many of his peers as the greatest NASCAR driver of all time, Johnson's expected final Daytona 500 ended with the seven-time champion looking at a scoring pylon that ticked off laps without him.
Motorsports
February 17

NASCAR execs give friendly wave around to fans at Daytona

Greetings, from NASCAR.
Motorsports
February 17
Erik Jones walks down pit road after rain caused a delay in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday

Rain postpones Daytona 500, dampening event, Trump's visit

The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump.
Motorsports
February 17
The motorcade with President Donald Trump makes its way through Turn 1 after arriving at Daytona International Airport before the NASCAR Daytona 500 a

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. The presidential motorcade took to the track to join in a warm-up lap after he had told the crowd that the racers and their teams were competing "for pure American glory."
Motorsports
February 16

Trump fans wait in long lines to see president, Daytona 500

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was wearing his firesuit and had just finished signing autographs for fans stuck in long lines to enter Daytona International Speedway when he was stopped by Secret Service. Not even the Daytona 500 pole-sitter was immune from the security checkpoint, so Stenhouse extended his arms, clutched his phone and stood still as a wand was waved around him.
Motorsports
February 16

2-time Daytona 500 champ Johnson ready for one final ride

Jimmie Johnson's golf cart ride to a meet-and-greet was scrapped Sunday because of tightened security, so he had to walk.
Motorsports
February 16

Dale Jr. alters approach to flying after scary plane crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent decades taking risks on the track and in the air.
Vikings
February 15
Clint Bowyer

Ready for closeup? NASCAR funnyman Bowyer expands Fox gig

Clint Bowyer is taking a huge step in front of the lens in 2020, signing on to help call nine NASCAR Xfinity Series races for Fox Sports.
Motorsports
February 15

Noah Gragson gives Earnhardt another win at Daytona

Noah Gragson won his first career Xfinity Series race when Saturday's opener was stopped on the final lap by a crash well behind the winning JR Motorsports Chevrolet.
Gophers
February 15

Trump's Daytona: NASCAR fans revved for presidential visit

Stroll through the Daytona infield and fans can grab a seat next to President Donald Trump and get a sweet taste of impeachment.
Motorsports
February 14
Grant Enfinger celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday

Grant Enfinger wins wild Truck Series opener at Daytona

NASCAR opened the Truck Series season with one fiery crash, a truck stuck on its roof and Grrant Enfinger in victory lane following overtime and a door-to-door race to the finish line.
Vikings
February 14

With champs in tow, Gibbs stands tall as class of NASCAR

Joe Gibbs was trying to apologize. His driver won another checkered flag at Daytona -- the same track where Gibbs' eponymous race team is the defending Daytona 500 champion -- and the 79-year-old wanted to make some things right.
Motorsports
February 14

Daytona 500 up for grabs as no clear theme has emerged

The first four events leading into the Daytona 500 have produced four different winners. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. put his new team on the pole, while Erik Jones outlasted a crash-fest to win a qualifying race. Joey Logano and William Byron won the qualifying races.
Motorsports
February 13
Joey Logano talks with reporters during NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway

Logano, Byron win Daytona 500 qualifying races

Joey Logano and William Byron won the qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500.
Motorsports
February 13

Track: 5th straight sellout for season-opening Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 is a sellout for the fifth consecutive year.
Motorsports
February 13
Reed Sorenson, driver of the No. 55 Trump-Pence Toyota, practices for the NASCAR AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016

President Trump to give command to start engines at Daytona

President Donald Trump will give the command for drivers to start their engines before the Daytona 500.