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Daytona by the numbers...

After well more than a month of prepping for two different races at the same track, I'm sure most drivers are happy to say goodbye to Daytona. But you gotta admit, The 500 was a race week to remember. Some stats: * Over 50,000 laps were laid down in official practice sessions. * 337 drivers took the green flag * 11 Splits * 6.7 cautions averaged per race * 76% of the field was running at the end of the race (233 cars) And most importantly.... four Pro Split winners! International - John King / Kinetic European - Eric Micke / Bombshell Motorsports Atlantic - Devin Serra / Off Camber Racing Pacific - Blake Reynolds / Ridin' Shotgun This was the biggest and most successful round in the histo

The King wins at Daytona

No, not that King. Richard Petty did not strap into his famous, baby blue STP #43. No, this King... the new King of Daytona is John King. Thirty two of the thirty six drivers on the International Region grid were from Australia or New Zealand, making this a true "down under" Daytona 500. Despite this massive advantage, the winner of the race is a man who hales from Malaysia. John King, team boss at Kinetic was, on this day, "The King" at Daytona. He spent 120 laps at the point of the field and was never far from teammates as Kinetic created what was ultimately an impenetrable wall that kept John on one side and the competition on the other. In oval racing there is no race that requires; team

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