2012 Daytona 500 Start Time

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(The Spread) – NASCAR has officially announced that the 2012 Daytona 500 will be pushed back one week later than usual next year.

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In order to help get you ready for the Super Bowl of racing, we’ve put together a guide complete with start time information, odds and a TV viewing guide for the 2012 Daytona 500. Granted, some information wasn’t available at post time, but we’ll be sure to update this page throughout the year, so make sure you keep checking back.

What: 2012 Daytona 500

Where: Daytona International Speedway

When: February 26, 2012

Start Time: TBA

Laps: 200

Distance: 500 miles (804.672 km)

Odds: Not Available Yet – Please Check Back

Date Information: The Daytona 500 was pushed back a one week from the traditional President’s Day weekend to the final weekend in February. To maintain the end of the season schedule, the off Sprint Cup weekend typically scheduled in March will now be eliminated.

The reason for the push back was three-fold. One, it shortens the racing season by one week. Two, it maintains momentum in the early part of the racing season, which includes fan interest, TV viewership and media coverage. Lastly, the move back offers a better opportunity for fans to create some separation between the Daytona 500 and the Super Bowl.

Previous Daytona 500 Winners: Trevor Bayne won the latest Daytona 500 in shocking fashion. He was an 80/1 long shot entering the race and took home the checkered flag after starting in the 32nd position. It was the third time in the last five years that a driver starting at least 30 spots back had won the race: Kevin Harvick won the 2007 Daytona 500 after starting 34th, while Matt Kenseth won in 2009 while starting in 39th. Jamie McMurray won in 2010 while starting in 13th, while Ryan Newman won in 2008 while starting 12th.

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