When was the first Daytona 500 race?

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February 22, 1959 and was won by Lee Petty.
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Has the Daytona 500 always been the first race of the season?

The first Daytona 500 was on Febuary 22, 1959. And NASCAR has been established before the start of the Daytona 500, so the answer your question...no. No, it was not. For exam

Was the 2010 Daytona 500 race televised?

Yes. It was on February 14th on Fox at 1 pm eastern. Check out the link below for the full tv listings of speedweek which started with practice on February 4th.

What is a push in NASCAR Daytona 500 race?

There are two kinds of pushes. When a driver says "My car pushes," then it is resisting turning. Then there is the physical act of one car pushing another forward to speed the
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What race came after the 2012 Daytona 500?

The race that followed the 2012 Daytona 500 was the Subway Fresh Fit 500 . It was on March 4th at Phoenix International Raceway. Denny Hamlin was the race winner.