How age-old racing issue of team orders and tanking to help a teammate win a NHRA championship could come under the microscope.
When it comes to racing in the Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin is in elite company. He’s the only active NASCAR Cup Series driver with more than one victory in the Great American Race. In fact, in the last six years, Hamlin has triumphed three times in the season-opening points event.
The purpose-built asphalt track inside Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is unlike any other track NASCAR Cup cars will race on. A quarter-mile in length and relatively flat, it’s very narrow with an “infield” that’s barely there.