Daytona Rising: From Aging Track to Hi-Tech Motorsports Mecca

Daytona International Speedway is undergoing its first major renovation in 55 years. Its first ever, really. On a recent visit, we found out just how far 40 million tons of steel, miles of fiber, and an eye towards the future will take an aging behemoth—one that can swallow 14 football stadiums whole. » 8/22/14 12:59pm 8/22/14 12:59pm

Among 800-hp Camaros at Daytona, our old Miata draws a crowd

There were cars at Daytona International Speedway—cars that Editor Zach Bowman and the 330k-mile Miata he drove over from Utah shared the banking with—that use more horsepower to turn their superchargers than our eyesore made new. Like an AMX that looked like it might run on boiled-down Miatas. » 8/22/14 9:02am 8/22/14 9:02am

The Renovo Coupe Is An Electric Shelby With 1,000 LB-FT Of Torque

Every year, some company with more ambition than experience puts out a press release and a rendering and a litany of promises about revolutionary, all-electric performance. Then silence. It's the cult of ego and vaporware. Renovo is not a member, and it's out to prove it with an electric Shelby Daytona with 1,000… » 8/15/14 9:40am 8/15/14 9:40am

We challenged an artist to draw the Daytona 24. She kicked ass.

For the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, we decided to do things a little differently and challenged Madrid-based artist Daniela Guglielmetti to cover it old-school for us. Each hour, for all 24 hours of the race, she would produce an original ink-and-watercolor illustration to capture what had transpired over the last 60… » 1/27/14 2:28pm 1/27/14 2:28pm

Daytona in watercolor is as rad as it gets

We had artist Daniela Guglielmetti pay attention to the Rolex 24 at Daytona for one express purpose: illustrate the race in ink and watercolor. Why? Because we miss the hell out of old school motorsports sketches. Guglielmetti's cranking out a new sketch on the hour, every hour. Check it out. » 1/26/14 11:50am 1/26/14 11:50am

Westbrook Corvette DP leads opening Rolex 24 practice

Practice for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona kicked off Thursday morning with Spirit of Daytona driver Richard Westbrook posting the quickest lap overall in the session in his Corvette DP at 1:39.462. A total of 66 cars spread across the event's four classes posted laps in the hour-long session at Daytona… » 1/23/14 2:58pm 1/23/14 2:58pm