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1996 Daytona Coverage

Past Champions Race Records Qualifying Procedures
1995 Winners
Facts & Figures
Speedweeks Schedule
Daytona International Speedway Information

Daytona 500 Fact Sheet

Winston Cup Team List

Goody's 300 Fact Sheet

Busch Series Team List
Sunday, February 18
Daytona 500 Story
Dale Jarrett beats Dale Earnhardt for a second time.

Daytona 500 Results
With this Victory...Dale Jarrett

Pennzoil Driver Johnny Benson 500 Thoughts
Dale Jarrett and Robert Yates 500 Quotes
Ford Driver 500 Quotes
Pontiac Driver 500 Quotes
Chevrolet Driver 500 Quotes

Saturday, February 17
Goody's Headache Powder 300 Story
Steve Grissom wins first Daytona event - holds off Dale Jarrett

Goody's Headache Powder 300 Results
Winners Quotes
Additional Quotes

Friday, February 16
IROC Story and Results

Thursday, February 15
Starting Lineup for the 38th Annual Daytona 500

Gatorade Twin 125 Recaps

Gatorade Twin 125 results #1
Earnhardt does it again! Wins seventh straight 125.

Gatorade Twin 125 results #2
Irvan dominates second 125, but survives close finish.

Roush Racing announces co-sponsorship.

Wednesday, February 14
Pennzoil driver Johnny Benson Thoughts
Johnny Benson prepares for his first Gatorade Twin 125 race.
1996 Pennzoil Pontiac Grand Prix

Goody's 300 Starting Lineup

Hayes teams with Bud Moore for Daytona
Marlin sets sights on Three 'peat
IROC Starting Grid and Quotes
Jeff Purvis Pole Quotes
Chevrolet Observations and Quotes
Ford Observations and Quotes
Pontiac Observations and Quotes

Tuesday, February 13
Purvis tops in Busch Goody's 300 Qualifying
Jeff Purvis continues his strong showing at Daytona. His qualifying time is 2 tenths of a second faster than Dale Earnhardt's Daytona 500 pole position.

Gatorade Twin-125 #1 Lineup
Gatorade Twin-125 #2 Lineup
Daytona 500 Qualifying Results - Third Round

Monday, February 12
With this Daytona Pole .....
Daytona 500 Qualifying Results - Second Round

Sunday, February 11
Jarrett wins 1996 Busch Clash
Dale Jarrett has shown his competitors and fans that Ford teams just might not be dead yet.

1996 Busch Clash Driver Quotes

Saturday, February 10
Earnhardt Captures first Daytona 500 pole
Dale Earnhardt has accomplished one of the few things at Daytona that he had not done previously.

Daytona 500 Qualifying Results - First Round