DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dave Blaney now has one reason to stay at Daytona International Speedway: his son, Ryan, is racing in the Truck Series.
When Ryan's season opener is over Friday, dad will be hitting the road, too.
Dave Blaney withdrew from the Daytona 500 on Thursday, one day after he totaled his only car in the first full practice for ''The Great American Race.''
Blaney posted the slowest pole-qualifying speed Sunday and was set to start last in the first of two Thursday night races that set the 43-car field for the season-opening Daytona 500. But Blaney got caught up in a seven-car accident Wednesday, a setback that cost him a shot at making NASCAR's premier event.

Recent NASCAR Discussions



Driver Odds
Odds to Win the Alpha Energy Solutions 200 @ Martinsville Speedway
William Byron +375
Timothy Peters +450
Matt Crafton +550
Chase Elliott +650
Daniel Suarez +650

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Texas Roadhouse 200 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series continues its march toward the end of 2016 with the Texas Roadhouse 200 this...
Thumbnail Goody's Fast Relief 500 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins its final stage of the Playoffs this Sunday when drivers head to Martinsville to compete in the Goody’s Fast Relief...
Thumbnail Updated Sprint Cup Title Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is down to its final eight drivers in the Playoffs. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the 2016 Sprint Cup...
Thumbnail Hellmann's 500 Picks The second stage of the Chase concludes today with the Hellmann’s 500. Here are some drivers we like to contend for today’s victory.
Thumbnail Fred's 250 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesopens up the racing weekend today with the Fred’s 250. Here are some drivers we like to contend for the win.
More inNASCAR Articles