Daytona 500 Recap: Matt Kenseth Wins In The Midst Of Nighttime NASCAR Craziness

The thrill of victory…and the agony of defeat. No other sport so brilliantly captures the roller coaster ride of this phrase as well as restrictor plate racing in NASCAR. Last night’s Daytona 500, postponed numerous times due to rain but ultimately won by Matt Kenseth, was a quintessential example.

Daytona 500 Preview: Why You Should Root On Ryan Newman, “The Rocketman”

If you ain’t first, you’re last. We all know who uttered those famous words in the NASCAR spoof featuring Will Ferrell. However, you may have wondered, “How many drivers actually have that philosophy?” Jon Washburn got to interview one who definitely does: meet The Rocketman, Ryan Newman.