Michael Waltrip hoists the Harley J. Earl Daytona 500 trophy into the air after defeating his teammate, Dale Earnhardt Jr., in the Daytona 500. It was Waltrip's first NASCAR Cup Series triumph and first outing for DEI.
February 18, 2001 Licence
Jeff Gordon won the Advance Auto Parts 500, his first visit to Martinsville since the Hendrick Motorsports airplane tragedy the previous October.
January 01, 2010 Licence
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the Hershey's Take 5 300 NASCAR Busch Series (now Nationwide) in a Chevrolet, after starting eigth in his No. 8 car. He made only four starts that year, winning twice.
Trent Owens finished 15th in the Craftsman Anniversary 200 Truck Series race. He was the highest-finishing rookie. Ironically, he drove truck No. 15, started 15th, and finished 15th.
Craftsman Truck Series rookie contender Trent Owens.
The field heads off the turn four banking of Daytona International Speedway getting ready to take the green flag to start the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Alan Kulwicki poses with his U.S. Army-sponsored car he ran in the Daytona 500, finishing 8th.
Heinz Southern 500 program cover from Darlington.
Dale Jarrett pits during a NASCAR Cup Series race circa 1990's.