Best GIFs: Daytona Road Course
By Steve Luvender | Monday, February 22, 2021
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Enjoy our favorite GIFs captured from Sunday’s trip to the Daytona International Speedway Road Course in the NASCAR Cup Series.
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Michael McDowell’s Daytona 500 victory celebration continued into the Turn 1 runoff area on the first lap.
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Speed boost in the form of a boop.
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Erik Jones is driving the wheels off that thing.
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Brad Keselowski had an eventful day, and took out frustrations personally on this unsuspecting cone.
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It’s not totally clear how Cole Custer’s wiper ended up inverted, but he’s lucky a downpour didn’t start until the situation was rectified.
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NASCAR drivers are always innovating, always looking to find an edge. Like when leader Kurt Busch opted to seek out a shortcut through the grass that, uh, didn’t work out too well.
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It was another rough afternoon for Matt DiBenedetto at Daytona. On the bright side, the raced version of the team’s die-cast car will only use about three-quarters’ the amount of materials as most other cars.
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Sure, Brad. Celebrate with a donut in the middle of the race.
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A Chase Elliott bird? What is this, Darlington?
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Hey, buddy! You break it, you buy it.
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To be honest, I was pulling for Chase to take out the sign just for the GIF fodder, but this sick save will work, too.
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There’s no better way to release stress than to try to repair a race car with brute force.
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Chase Briscoe’s style of driving around with the hood open makes for some poor visibility, but the crew members working on the engine components mid-race have never had it easier.
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Who had Christopher Bell knocking road-course king Chase Elliott off his throne — and grabbing his first career win in the second race of the season? This season is going to be something else.