2013 Daytona 500 Viewing Guide

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (The Spread) – The 2013 Daytona 500 is quickly approaching and we’ve gathered information about the big day to get you ready for “The Great American Race.”

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Date: February 24, 2013

Location: Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida

Course: Permanent racing facility 2.5 mi (4 km)

Distance: 200 laps, 500 mi (800 km)

Television Network: FOX

Announcers: Mike Joy, Larry McReynolds and Darrell Waltrip

Key Info for Sunday, February 24

Sprint Cup Garage Opens: 7:00AM ET

Daytona 500 Driver Introductions: 12:15PM ET

Daytona 500 Start Time: 1:00PM ET

Past Winners & Records

Defending Champion: Matt Kenseth (2), Roush Fenway Racing (2), Ford.

Multiple Victories: Richard Petty (7, 1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981); Cale Yarborough (4, 1968, 1977, 1983, 1984); Bobby Allison (3, 1978, 1982, 1988); Dale Jarrett (3, 1993, 1996, 2000); Jeff Gordon (3, 1997, 1999, 2005); Bill Elliott (2, 1985, 1987); Sterling Marlin (2, 1994, 1995); Michael Waltrip (2, 2001, 2003); Matt Kenseth (2, 2009, 2012).

Consecutive Victories: Richard Petty (1973-1974); Cale Yarborough (1983-1984); Sterling Marlin (1994-1995).

Pre-Race Odds to win 2013 Sprint Cup Championship: Jimmie Johnson is currently 4/1 to win, while Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch are all 17/2, respectively. Kasey Kahne is 9/1 to win the 2013 Sprint Cup Championship while Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Tony Stewart are all 12/1, respectively. Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle are currently 14/1, respectively.

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