In an all-or-nothing world, Kevin Harvick may look like a driver who has nothing. But two second-place finishes in two races surely adds up to something, such as the top spot in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
Kyle Busch will miss the Daytona 500 after suffering a broken right leg and left foot following a hard crash into an interior concrete wall during an Xfinity Series race Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
Stewart-Haas Racing is preparing to have Regan Smith replace the suspended Kurt Busch for the Daytona 500 with no decisions finalized on whether its No. 41 car will be on the track next week at Atlanta.