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This Might Be Daytona Speedway's First DUI

Woman crashes through infield

(Newser) - Daytona International Speedway has seen plenty of crashes over the years, but perhaps none like this one. A woman has been charged with DUI after crashing into the infield and causing injuries, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . It happened early Saturday, as fans were camping out on an area of... More »

NASCAR Crash: Badly Hurt Fans Upgraded to Stable

Driver Michael Annett released from hospital

(Newser) - Good news from Daytona Beach, Fla.: The two worst-hurt fans in yesterday's horrific NASCAR crash have been upgraded from critical to stable condition, the Charlotte Observer reports. One of them is an adult and the other a child; the child's injuries were initially considered life-threatening. In all, 28... More »

28 Fans Injured in Chilling Daytona Crash

Kyle Larson's car sends debris flying

(Newser) - More than two dozen NASCAR fans were injured today when large chunks of debris, including a tire, sailed into the grandstands when a car flew into the fence on a frightening last-lap accident in the second-tier Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. As emergency workers tended to injured fans... More »

After Fire, Rain, Matt Kenseth Wins Daytona 500

It was a crazy night involving lots of Tide laundry detergent

(Newser) - Well, NASCAR certainly knows how to make a prime-time impression. Rain, fire, and Tide laundry detergent all factored into a Daytona 500 that will go down as the most bizarre in NASCAR history. And oh, yeah, Matt Kenseth picked up his second Daytona 500 title. The first Daytona 500 to... More »

Sarah Palin Plans Visit to Daytona 500

Ex-Alaska gov won't play official role but does have 'NASCAR's blessing'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin is planning a romantic Valentine's Day—at the Daytona 500. Although the former Alaska governor won't have an official role in the race, she does have "NASCAR's blessing," the president of the Daytona International Speedway tells the Daytona Beach News-Journal , quoting the sport's governing body as... More »

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