What Time, What Channel is 2013 Daytona 500 Television Coverage? What Time Is Green Flag? Fox Sports Carries Daytona 500 Sunday

DAYTONA 500 SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 2013 11 AM CT on FOX SPORTS — The Sprint Cup Season begins with the 55th Annual Race of the Daytona 500. The race kicks off the 2013 NASCAR season as the first points-paying event at 11:00 a.m. Danica Patrick (#10) begins her first full-time Cup season in Row 1, alongside Jeff Gordon. Matt Kenseth wond last year’s race.

DAYTONA GREEN FLAG TIME
The green flag is scheduled for 1:29 p.m. ET/12:29 p.m. CT Sunday.


Gear up for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with this preview of the 55th running of the Daytona 500.

The 2013 Daytona 500 is a 500 miles (804.7 km)-long NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is one of four restrictor plate races on the Cup schedule. Matt Kenseth is the defending champion of the race. Contested over 200 laps on the 2.5-mile (4.0 km) asphalt tri-oval. The 2013 Daytona 500 will be the first race of the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season. Last year it was the third race. The 2011 Daytona 500 was the first race of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season.

The 2013 Daytona 500 is broadcast live on FOX Sports.

In Arlington Heights on Comcast …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 190 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Arlington Heights on WOW! Internet and Cable TV …
WFLD FOX is Channel 03 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 202 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Arlington Heights on AT&T U-verse …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 1012 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Chicago on RCN Chicago …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 612 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

WFLD over the air channel is 32, digital is 31.

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VIDEO: Remembering Dale Earnhardt’s 1998 Daytona 500 win. Dale Earnhardt Jr. topped the speed chart for the final practice session before Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500. The 2004 Daytona 500 champion averaged 198.592 mph around the 2 1/2 -mile superspeedway.


Feb 17, 2013 — After running fast all weekend, Danica put in a lap of 196.43mph resulting in 45.81 seconds around Daytona International Speedway. The effort won her pole position, becoming the first woman in the history of Cup to qualify first for a race.


A major moment in every fan, driver and crew member’s life. One they never forget, no matter how many come after. Their first Daytona 500. Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers and Marcos Ambrose recount their first experience at Daytona.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR DAYTONA BEACH

Current Daytona 500 Weather Forecast …

NWS Weather Forecast as of 1:44 PM ET …

Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

About .35 inch of rain possible between 1:00 AM SUNDAY and 7 PM SUNDAY.


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Satellite Map View of Daytona International Speedway.

See also …
daytonainternationalspeedway.com

FOX SPORTS NASCAR RACETRAX DAYTONA 500 RACE INFO

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Wikipedia 2013 Daytona 500

Wikipedia 2012 Daytona 500

Wikipedia 2011 Daytona 500

The waving of a GREEN FLAG indicates the beginning or resumption of an auto race.