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What time is Daytona 500? 2017 NASCAR quick guide

Daytona International Speedway

Daytona 500, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. ET, coverage starts on FOX at 1 p.m. ET.


Owen Wilson will be the grand marshal (read more), and Lady Antebellum is performing in the pre-race show (read more.) Click here for a full list of drivers that will be in the race (read more.)


What to do before the race:

-- Watch the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona on Feb. 18 (8 p.m. ET, FS1) and Can-Am Duels on Feb. 23 (7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET, FS1)


-- Download the NASCAR Mobile app (Android, click here) and (iPhone, click here). Be sure to set your favorite driver for each series and turn on notifications for instant breaking news alerts.

To set your favorite driver, go to the drivers page in each series. Click on your favorite driver. Click on the text that says "Tap here to set your favorite driver."


The mobile app also has live leaderboards; NASCAR Drive with streaming in-car video and a new feature, "Crew Chief," where you can get a live inside look at your driver's dashboard on race day.


-- Create or join a NASCAR.com Fantasy League and set your lineup. Click here to play Fantasy Live (registration is open now), and shoot for the grand prize of $3,000 for finishing first at the Daytona 500. You also can win weekly and end-of-season prizes.


-- Test your skills in the Streak to the Finish game, too -- just pick a driver to finish in the top 10 in each of the three national series each week they race. (It's harder than it sounds!) Click here to play (registration is open now.)


-- Check the 2017 driver and team lineup chart for all the team changes. Click here for the Driver Tracker.


What's new for 2017

-- NASCAR announces race format enhancements | Read more

--Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series partners high-energy brands | Read more

--Junior's back in the No. 88 | Read more

--Five drivers to watch in XFINITY Series | Read more

--Five drivers to watch in Camping World Truck Series | Read more

--Stewart-Haas moves into Ford cars | Read more

--Toyota's racing a new Camry | Read more


ICYMI in the offseason

--Amy and Dale Earnhardt Jr. get married | See the photos
--Carl Edwards steps away from racing; Daniel Suarez moves up | Read more
--Kurt Busch and Ashley Van Metre marry | Read more
--Five legends inducted into the Hall of Fame: Childress | Hendrick | Martin | Parks | Parsons | Photos
--Christopher Bell wins Chili Bowl | Read more
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Wood Brothers Racing moves into new shop | Read more

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