SHAQ even got up close and personal with our very own Rutledge Wood.
6:25p ET — It’s clear that Superspeedway races can often be a crapshoot, but we’ll do our best to help you in your Fantasy League.
• Dale Earnhardt Jr. – finished runner up in two of the last three races at Daytona. He has podium finishes in a third of his Daytona starts (9 of 27) and his seven restrictor plate wins are third all-time
• Carl Edwards – top 10 finishes in six of the last eight Daytona races. He has been running at the finish in his last 14 races at Daytona
• Kasey Kahne – finished in the top seven in the last three July races, including his best plate finish of second 7/2010.
• Jeff Burton – finished top five in two of the last three races at Daytona including runner up last July.
• Kyle Busch – only two finishes better than 14th in the nine Daytona races since his win there in July 2008.
• Jeff Gordon – only two top 10 finishes in his last 11 Daytona races, finishes of 20th or worse in seven of his last 11 races there
• Greg Biffle – last top 10 finish in the Summer race was 2007.
• Clint Bowyer – finished 29th and 36th in the last two Summer races, both DNF accidents.
• Martin Truex Jr – has only one top 10 in 16 Daytona races.
6:40p ET — Danica Patrick was getting her tan on this morning.
7:10p ET — Check out this guy’s ride! Would you cruise around Daytona in this badass recliner?