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It doesn't get any better than February at Daytona International Speedway, as it's the perfect spot for NASCAR fans to come together for an epic couple of races like the Budweiser Duels 150. In 2015, it was Dale Earnhardt Jr. topping the rest of the field in his Chevy for Hendrick Motorsports in a sensational race that had fans glued to the edges of their seats. As for the second race, it was Hendrick Motorsports again, only this time it was Jimmie Johnson leading for much of the way and taking home the checkered flag. This time around, absolutely anything can happen considering the talent level and the anticipation, creating the perfect elixir that will have the crowd absolutely abuzz with excitement.
Of course, it definitely doesn't hurt that the event goes down at one of the most famous venues in the world for racing, as Daytona International Speedway is the type of racing venue that has been enjoyed by generations of fans at this point. Though the Daytona 500 is the big one on the calendar, other events like the Budweiser Duels 150 are known to have just as much fanfare and late-race drama, creating all the incentive you ever need to ditch the living room experience for tens of thousands of your fellow NASCAR fans. And when the roar of the crowd is ripening for the start of the big race, you'll definitely be glad that you snagged a few seats for the Budweiser Duels 150.
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Superstar drivers like Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Allison, Cale Yarborough, Jeff Gordon and more have all won this event at least four different times, and you never know who is going to put together the perfect race that delivers the checkered flag in dramatic fashion. With an astounding capacity of more than 147,000, this is also a racetrack that has the scope to match the talent level that you're going to find in the racing field, making this a venue that you definitely don't want to miss out on. As a preliminary event for the Daytona 500, there is plenty of buzz surrounding the Budweiser Duels 150 for a reason, and you'll see what the excitement is all about as soon as you head through the gates at Daytona.
The NASCAR Experience
Though there are plenty of other NASCAR races and events, it all culminates with exciting events like the Budweiser Duels 150, an exciting race that has been a staple of the Daytona sports scene for decades. The roar at a NASCAR event can be almost intoxicating on its own, as there is something extra special about hearing the best drivers around zip around the race track while the energy of the crowd reaches its peak. Be there to hear the purr of the engines and the cars go whipping by as the top racers whip around corners and gun it down the straight-away parts of the track, as it's the type of thing that tends to get fans out of their seat in no time.
Budweiser Duels 150 History
Daytona International Speedway fills up for the NASCAR Sprint Cup preliminary event to the Daytona 500, the Budweiser Duels, which has become a tradition since it first got started back in 1959. Quite a lot has happened since Shorty Rollins and Jack Smith took the checkered flag at the very beginning, though many of the legends of NASCAR have earned a victory at this renowned race that only seems to grow in stature from one year to the next. No matter what the name has been over the years, the talent and drama has remained consistent throughout, making the Budweiser Duels 150 the perfect race for any NASCAR fan looking to get in on the excitement.
Budweiser Duels 150 Trivia
Who holds the lead for most all-time wins?
The answer is Dale Earnhardt, who simply dominated at this event over the decades. Earnhardt actually won 12 different races in total throughout his career, which included a ridiculous streak in which he won one of the races each year from 1990 through 1999. Second on the all-time list is Cale Yarborough, who won six different times.
Budweiser Duels 150 Fans
Fans of NASCAR really know how to show up for the biggest events of the racing season, and their passion is simply contagious when you're there in the stands with them for a sensational event like the Budweiser Duels 150. Get out to Daytona International Speedway to join some of the most dedicated fans in sports when you check out the Budweiser Duels this year and you'll see loud and clear why this is one of the most prominent NASCAR events on the calendar. Once your favorite driver is jostling for position in a crucial spot of the race, you'll definitely be glad that you're not still sitting at home.
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