A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.
Five things to know about the rain-delayed Daytona 500, NASCAR's signature event that finished under the lights Sunday at Daytona International Speedway:
Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night for the second time — a decade after his first victory.
Joao Barbosa held off Max Angelelli on a restart with 8:23 remaining of a 24-hour race to give Action Express Racing its second win in four years at the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Kyle Larson won't have a second thought about getting back in a race car following his frightening crash at Daytona International Speedway.
With Danica Patrick starting from the pole, the Daytona 500's preliminary television ratings are much higher than last year's.
Jimmie Johnson has won his second Daytona 500, racing past defending NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski on the final restart, while Danica Patrick finished eighth.
Fans feeling unsafe after the horrific crash at Daytona International Speedway were able to change seats for NASCAR's biggest race.
At least 33 fans were injured Saturday during a NASCAR race when a car flew into the fence at Daytona International Speedway, hurling a tire and large pieces of debris into the stands.
The first woman in history to earn the top starting spot in a race at NASCAR's elite Sprint Cup Series, Danica Patrick will bring new eyeballs to Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500.