The Daytona 500 is a special race each year and it is something that even the veterans dream of winning. The Daytona 500 is the first race of the Sprint Cup Series, an exciting start to a year of racing. This year’s winner is a young driver and not necessarily someone who would have been expected as the winner before the race began. Joey Logano has won this year’s Daytona 500, and he earned the win.
The Mercedes Benz Formula One team may have been all conquering in the 2014 season, but the preparations for the coming season have so far been hampered by illness and injury, the BBC reports. The second round of pre season testing in Barcelona, Spain has seen World Champion Lewis Hamilton withdraw after just 11 completed laps and teammate Nico Rosberg withdraw due to injury. Rosberg could return to the car as early as Friday, but the status of Hamilton remains unclear after he was diagnosed with a low grade fever.
The testing session at the Curcuit de Catalunya was incident packed with news that a sore nerve would again keep Rosberg out of the latest round of testing. Ricardo Guimarães says a series of incidents with Sauber’s Felipe Nasr colliding with Williams test driver Susie Wolff, although the incident has not been fully explained it appears Nasr ran into the rear of Wolff’s car.