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Daytona 500 - Race Talk
02-18-2016, 10:56 AM
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Daytona 500 - Race Talk
Track Specifications:
Track/Race Length: 2.5 mile oval, 200 laps, 500 miles
Tri-oval with 31-degree banking in the turns
18-degree banking in the tri-oval and 6-degree banking on the straightaways
Date track opened: 1959
Banking in turns 1-4: 31 degrees
Banking in tri-oval: 18 degrees
Banking on backstretch: 3 degrees
Banking on the straightaway: 6 degrees
Length of frontstretch: 3,800 feet
Length of backstretch: 3,400 feet
Grandstand Seating: 101,000 [was 147,000, 168,000] with 124 suites.
Pit Road Speed: 55 mph
Pace Car Speed: 70 mph
Pit Road Length: 1,600 feet
Pit Road Width: 50 feet
Opened: 1959

2015 Daytona 500 Race Winner: #22-Joey Logano, 161.939mph, started 5th

2015 July Race Winner: #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 134.941mph, started 1st

Track Race Record: Buddy Baker, Feb 1980, 177.602mph

Oldest Race Winner: Bobby Allison, 50 years, 2 months, 11 days, 2/14/1988

Youngest Race Winner: Trevor Bayne, 20 years, 0 months, 1 days, 2/20/2011

Worst Starting Spot to win: #14-Tony Stewart, started 42nd, 7/7/2012

2015 Daytona 500 Pole Winner: #24-Jeff Gordon, 201.293, finished 33rd

2015 July Pole Winner: none, qualifying cancelled due to rain





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02-18-2016, 07:03 PM
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Can't wait to watch the duals tonight!
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02-20-2016, 10:06 AM
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Great starting spot. Where the heck are all the fans? This page has gone super silent
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02-20-2016, 12:16 PM
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24 on pole, starting P5 again. Finished second in each race so far. This has been almost exactly like last year.

Cheering on: Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott, JH Nemechek, Justin Allison, Will Power, Hélio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Lewis Hamilton, and Bruno Senna.
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02-21-2016, 10:03 AM
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Time to win this thing again. 20 years since we have seen a repeat champ
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02-21-2016, 11:58 PM
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Atlanta will be interesting to see where everyone stands with the current package
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02-22-2016, 07:35 PM
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Agreed Jean. I think the guys that ran well at Kentucky, Darlington, Indy, etc. Joey ran real well but as we know this is the start of the real season
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