Track Classification: Superspeedway
Similar Tracks: Auto Club Speedway (Fontana) • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Michigan International Speedway • Pocono Raceway • Talladega Superspeedway
Distance: 2.5 Miles
Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
All with 4 - Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne, and Carl Edwards
Kyle Busch - 4
All with 6 - Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, and Kurt Busch
Both with 5 - Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Recent Pole Winners:
2011 Mark Martin
2010 Kevin Harvick
The Likely Suspects: The perennial favorites for Daytona include Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Kurt and Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart.
My 2 Cents: Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick are my no-brainer picks. Dale Earnhardt Jr., is the beyond no-brainer pick. In fact, he could easily win this race. Clint Bowyer, Paul Menard and Kurt Busch are my next picks. Joey Logano or Kasey Kahne are other fine picks. I will round out my team with Trevor Bayne and holding my breath, Michael Waltrip who will be driving the No. 55.
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