Reporting from Daytona Beach, Fla.— Mitt Romney , in a tight race against Rick Santorum for next week’s Michigan primary, took a side trip from Michigan campaigning to Daytona Beach , Fla., to attend the 54 th running of the premier stock-car racing event of the season, the Daytona 500 .
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Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports have announced that former Crimson Tide and Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr will be this year’s Grand Marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented March 30 – April 1. Starr will begin the race by saying the famous words, “Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines!” He will also wave the green flag to indicate the start of the 90-lap competition
By Simon Evans Feb 24 (Reuters) – Reigning NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has won just about every race ever held at the Daytona International Speedway – except for the one that really counts, the Daytona 500. On Sunday, Stewart will be giving The Great American Race another shot up against Carl Edwards, who he tussled with for the Sprint Cup title until the final rounds of the last race of the season, and who will start on pole.