Danica Patrick, others in NASCAR embrace Valentine's Day in Daytona


Wheeling the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet in 45.845 seconds around Daytona International Speedway, rookie Chase Elliott soared to the top of the charts in the final round of Sunday's knockout qualifying session, earning his first career pole in his Daytona 

Hamlin won the Sprint Unlimited by leading the final 16 laps, cruising to the finish line when the caution flag came out on the second lap of a green-white-checkered restart that served as NASCAR's first experiment with its new overtime procedure. The

Vickers was officially announced as Stewart's fill-in for the Daytona 500 on Friday, stepping into Stewart-Haas Racing's No. 14 Chevrolet while the three-time NASCAR champion recovers from a fractured vertebra. Vickers was medically cleared to race

Johnson has championed physical fitness with the voice he's earned as a surefire NASCAR Hall of Fame driver. Johnson long ago traded his race helmet for a bicycle helmet during off hours at the track and put a twist on his Sunday finish line by running 

NASCAR's oldest team was founded in 1950 and one of the teams that didn't get a Charter. NASCAR only awarded Charters to teams that ran the full Sprint Cup schedule from 2013-15. During those three seasons, the Wood Brothers competed in only 40 of