The 60th running of the Daytona 500 has a load of storylines, including Danica Patrick's last NASCAR ride, ride heights and a group of eager young drivers ready to challenge the veterans.
Manning is the bigger of the NFL MVP's at Sunday'srace.
Earnhardt believes that rule has been incorrectly enforced and called out NASCAR's lead competition official accordingly.
The two-time Daytona 500 victor is the grand marshal for Sunday's season-opening race, and once his duties are complete, Earnhardt plans to watch "The Great American Race" from atop the pit box of pole-sitter Alex Bowman.
"Winning the championship was definitely at the top", Truex said Wednesday in a phone interview from Daytona International Speedway.
Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will be rooting for Bubba Wallace in the Daytona 500.
"I had a fan, actually he had no favorite driver, I told him, I said, 'I'll give you my hat if I'm your favorite driver.' I gave him the hat", Dillon said. "I thought I was going to win the Daytona 500", Almirola said.
I'm going to make a prediction right now: As good a driver as he was, Junior will be an even better commentator.
David Gilliland, the 2007 Daytona 500 pole victor, is in a one-off effort for this year's Daytona 500. Dillon won in the auto number made famous by Dale Earnhardt, and he won 17 years to the day after the Hall of Fame driver was killed in a last-lap accident at NASCAR's famed track. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers watched his new girlfriend race this week from the top of her pit box and will attend Sunday'srace.
The single-ticket sellout was announced a day before Sunday'srace. While those four could really assert themselves on safer, more conventional tracks, anything can happen at Daytona. DIS was helped by a $400 million overhaul known as "Daytona Rising" that transformed the track into a modern sports stadium. His break came when Dale Earnhardt Jr. found nine Xfinity Series races for Bowman to drive for JR Motorsports.
The BK Racing team has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but will be permitted to compete in the Daytona 500 after NASCAR declined to strip its ownership charter.
Earnhardt first endured a concussion in the Fontana race in April 2002 but did not disclose the injury until September while continuing to race.
This will mark Patrick's 191st Cup Series start. Patrick reunited with GoDaddy for a one-off event and will conclude her racing career at the Indianapolis 500 in May.
The 66-year-old Thompson puts a surprising bow on his racing career when he becomes the oldest driver to ever start the Daytona 500.
Wallace's second-place finish?is the best by an African-American driver in the Daytona 500; he is just the second black driver to run in the Daytona 500.
The 28-year-old is the grandson of the late Dale Earnhadt, Sr. and he's old enough to remember his grandfather's Daytona 500 victory.
Unfortunately, what separates the prestige of the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards and that of an American awards ceremony is the turnout. Black Pride founder Phyll Opoku-Gyimah as her guest, said she also hoped the film industry was on the road to greater diversity.
Pogba's poor performances of late were set to be overlooked until he pulled out due to illness on the morning of the game. You would think it might settle the away team down but instead it helped to encourage Huddersfield to go for broke.
In the past, NASA has used rocks, metals and pieces of glass to help adjust similar technology to its new martian surroundings. For instance, certain chemicals exposed to ultraviolet light reveal a certain glow-like that beneath a black light.
It is unclear if Redick mistakenly used the word or was misinformed about what the slur can mean to certain ethnicities. The video goes through various National Basketball Association players wishing their Chinese fans a happy new year.
The unsettled weather pattern continues into early next week with pretty good rain and storm chances each day through Wednesday . Toward the end of next week, we'll see temperatures closer to normal with cooler weather coming out of the west and north.
Moviegoers at a theater in Georgia, expecting to see " Black Panther " got an unwanted surprise when their movie started. According to Digital Spy, the theater corrected the mistake and people were able to see " Black Panther " after all.
Both sides of the dispute were on display on Saturday. "I want this to be the last mass shooting ", the senior told MSNBC . Investigators in Florida now say police received approximately 20 calls related to Nikolas Cruz over the past few years.
Tsvangirai, the leader of the main opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change, will be laid to rest Tuesday. Tsvangirai, the fiercest opponent of Zanu-PF rule, had led the opposition MDC since its formation in 1999.
Manafort, a longtime Washington lawyer and lobbyist, served as Trump's campaign manager during part of the 2016 presidential race. He is also likely going to have to forfeit any cash or valuables obtained through his alleged illegal activity.
According to Us Weekly , Khloe wrote in another post that she knew early on in her relationship with Thompson that he was the one. Some pregnant mothers may relate to Khloe's observation that "in the beginning" of her pregnancy, "sex was the same".
Texans to release linebacker Brian Cushing
He had suffered season-ending knee injuries in 2012 and 2013 but only was forced to sit out five games over the next three years. Houston's all-time leading tackler has been informed by the Texans they will release him in a salary-cap saving move.
Avalanches strike again in southern Switzerland
The avalanche occurred in the Swiss canton of Valais, an area well-known for its attractive surroundings and alpine sports. A police spokesman also said the group were on touring skis, which can be used to climb and descend slopes, not hiking.
GALLERY: Pregnant Kate outshines stars at the BAFTAs
The Duke and Duchess are frequent attendees of the event, which honors the best British and foreign films of the year. Prince William and Kate Middleton made the 2018 BAFTA Awards a royal affair-not that that's anything new.
Gay Olympian Uses Thumb Injury To Take A Jab At Mike Pence
Gay athlete Kenworthy has not hidden his disdain for Mr Pence , who has been criticised as being an opposer of LGBTQ rights. Previously US figure skater Adam Rippon said that Pence doesn't stand for anything he himself believes in.