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Daytona 500: The Great American Race - February 14, 2008 02:23 PM
On February 22, 1959, Johnny Beauchamp won the inaugural Daytona 500. Three days later, after careful inspection of finish line photographs, NASCAR officials overturned the decision and handed Lee Petty the title. This Sunday, the Daytona 500 will be run for the 50th time and, though it won’t take three days to determine the winner, we’ll likely see the same action, controversy and close finishes that have characterized the race since Petty’s disputed win. This guide teaches you the history and essentials of the race and points you toward the best sources for news and analysis.
Auto Racing - October 04, 2007 02:54 PM
Auto racing comes in many forms. In America, stock car racing has become one of the most popular sports (and NASCAR one of the most recognizable brands) in the country. Formula 1 racing takes center stage throughout Europe and is expanding internationally, where icons like Michael Schumacher have captivated crowds. Yet there are many other forms of racing, including touring car, production car, rally car, karting, and more. Whatever kind of racing you're into, all the information you desire can be found online. If you have a need for speed, we will lead you through the Internet's winding road.