Jeff Gordon wins pole position for his final Daytona 500 in contentious qualifying

The new format worked out perfectly for the NASCAR superstar, but not everyone was thrilled about it.

NRA will sponsor NASCAR Sprint Cup race

NRA sponsored a Nationwide Series race in Atlanta last year.

James Franco at Daytona 500: “Drivers and Danica, start your engines”

Well, this an awkward beginning to the Daytona 500.

Daytona 500 scene: Ray Lewis, 50 Cent, Erin Andrews

Celebrities, drivers and Ray Lewis mix on the infield before the race begins.

Daytona 500: Race is on schedule after crash injured fans

NASCAR will look for answers to horrifying crash as fans recover ... and head back to the track.

Will Danica Patrick win the Daytona 500?

Winning a race would mean she's known for something other than sexy Super Bowl commercials.