2015 Coke Zero 400
The Coke Zero 400 is one of the top events around Daytona each and every year, which is saying
something considering we're talking about one of the most famous sports venues in the entire world. When the Coke Zero 400
heats up, the atmosphere completely speaks for itself, as this is an incredible NASCAR race absolutely packed with some of
the very best drivers in the world every single year. In 2014, it was Aric Almirola who was able to top the rest of the pack
and bring home the checkered flag, delivering some incredible moments along the way in another nail-biting race that had fans
glued to the action.
Don't get left wondering what the atmosphere of the big race is like when you can actually head
out with all your fellow fans and see it for yourself at one of the best racetracks in the country. Daytona International
is known for having one of the best atmospheres for a big race that you're ever going to find, and all of the passion and
fanfare really comes together whenever the Coke Zero 400 gets underway. This is a top-tier NASCAR event that has been part
of the racing fabric for more than half of a century at this point, making it always the place be if you're looking for a
Coke Zero 400 Drivers
One of the major components of the Coke Zero 400 is that is held
at a racetrack that routinely brings together more than 100,000 fans for various events. But the biggest reason for the big
crowds isn't even that it's at Daytona International, as the drivers are always the best of the best around NASCAR. Drivers
like David Pearson (5), Tony Stewart (4) and Richard Petty (3) represent just a few of the multiple winners for this one,
and you can bet on there being some unbelievable moments that you'll be buzzing about long after the Coke Zero 400 wraps.
Thanks to a great reputation for bringing in superstar drivers to the track, it doesn't get any better than this.
Zero 400 Spectator Experience
This is an event that has been developing a reputation for greatness for a very long
time, and there is nothing quite like being there when your favorite driver whips around the corner and guns it down the homestretch.
Perhaps more than any other sport, NASCAR really springs to life when you get a chance to see it first-hand, as you really
can't capture the buzz of the crowd or the racetrack from home just because you have a fancy sound system and a big flatscreen.
When your favorite drivers are battling neck-and-neck and the Coke Zero 400 is heating up coming down the home stretch, the
entire experience will completely speak for itself.
Coke Zero 400 History
When the race was started in
1959, it was only 250 miles and scheduled for the morning of July 4th. This led to it gaining its original name, the Firecracker
250. In 1963, it was expanded to 400 miles, and with time it moved to being a night race. David Pearson holds the all-time
lead with five total wins, though Tony Stewart and Cale Yarborough aren't far behind with four wins apiece. Woods Brothers
Racing also remains the most dominant team, with nine total wins over the years and solidifying it as a dominant force in
this exciting event. These days, you never know who is going to win next, which keeps the fans pouring into the stands each
and every time out as the Coke Zero 400 continues to make waves around Daytona.
Coke Zero 400 Trivia
2014, Ford pulled even for the all-time lead when it comes to manufacturer wins at the Coke Zero 400. Do you know which other
manufacturer Ford tied?
The answer is Chevy, the company that has also backed 17 different winners since the Coke Zero
400 got rolling back in the late-1950s. Other manufacturers that have had plenty of success in this one include Mercury (7),
Dodge (5), Pontiac (5) and Buick (4). Pontiac also owns the longest winning streak in Coke Zero 400 history as well, winning
each of the first four races between 1959 and 1962.
Coke Zero 400 Fans
Over 147,000 race-crazed fans flock
to the Daytona International Speedway for a reason, and it obviously isn't because of a lack of excitement. Don't even think
about missing out on the excitement as the Coke Zero 400 brings some of the best racers in the world to battle it out with
everything on the line, all with a thousands upon thousands of passionate fans watching every turn with invested eyes. There
has never been a better time to grab a seats and make sure that you don't miss a lap of the heart-pounding intensity, as NASCAR
remains one of the very best spectator sports in the world for a reason.