Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Tickets
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The Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 is one of the nation's most competitive racing car competitions, part of the larger NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It was first held back in 1959 and is still held. It has become one of the nation's most popular races, as well as one eagerly awaited, judging by the rate at which many have already purchased their Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 tickets.
This motor race, the Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500, is held each year at the Daytona International Speedway, a five hundred mile long raceway, with the race itself finishes in two hundred laps. Since its founding, the race has been known under many names; first it was known as the First Annual 500 Mile International Sweepstakes. It has been sponsored by the likes of Toyota, Dodge and STP, amongst others. It is one of four motor races in the Sprint Cup Series involving restrictor plates.
The Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 is the opening race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It is also the most prestigious and most important motor race, amongst all NASCAR events, as well as the race with the biggest purse to it. Additionally, championship points are awarded, the same as is with other races of the Sprint Cup Series. From 1995, the Daytona 500 has also broken all TV records for viewership, and is today the most viewed motor race of the year in the US, passing even the Indianapolis 500.
The Daytona 500 race held in 2006 attracted a mind blowing twenty million plus TV viewers, internationally, ranking it as the sixth most viewed event on TV that year. Also dubbed the Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing and The Great American Race, its winner goes home with the Harley J. Earl Trophy, with the winner's car displayed for a year at the track. In 2013, Jimmie Johnson won the race, thus is its reigning champion, set to defend his title in the upcoming 2014 race.
The first winner of the race was Lee Petty, driving the Oldsmobile, in 1959. In 2011, Trevor Bayne won the race, followed by Matt Kenseth in 2012 and Jimmie Johnson in 2013. Buddy Baker holds the record for the fastest finish of the Daytona 500, at over one hundred and seventy seven miles per hour, accomplished in 1980. Richard Petty holds the record for the most wins of the race, at seven, followed by Cale Yarborough, at four. Dale Jarrett and Bobby Allison have both won the race thrice. Petty Enterprises also holds the record for the most wins, as a team, at nine, followed by Hendrick Motorsports, with seven wins. Wood Brothers have five wins of the Cup to their name.
Chevrolet ranks highest amongst all manufactures for wins of the Daytona 500, at twenty two, followed by Ford at thirteen. Overall, this is a race to catch live, with Nascar Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 tickets in hand.