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Joey Logano wins the 2015 Daytona 500. (John Kucko)

The Thunderbirds perform a flyover at the Daytona 500. (John Kucko)

Abby Wambach waved the green flag. (John Kucko)

Danica Patrick is fiery this week here at Daytona. (John Kucko)

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. returns to Victory Lane here at Daytona. (John Kucko)

Two of the rocket ships for Sunday's Daytona 500. (John Kucko)

A beautiful day in the sky over Daytona. (John Kucko)

John Kucko rides shotgun in the Goodyear blimp! (John Kucko)

The Goodyear blimp gets ready to take flight. (John Kucko)

For NASCAR fans, a trip to Daytona International Speedway must feel like Heaven. (John Kucko)

Tuesday began as a beautiful day at Daytona International Speedway but rain is on the way for Tuesday afternoon and evening. (John Kucko)

Daytona International Speedway is in the midst of a $400 million renovation project that will be completed by January of 2016. (John Kucko)

Wednesday afternoon practice (John Kucko)

Danica Patrick during practice (John Kucko)

The first Sprint Cup Series practice of the week (John Kucko)

Dale Earnhardt statue at Daytona International Speedway (John Kucko)

Budweiser Clydesdales take morning stroll at Daytona (John Kucko)

Budweiser Clydesdales take morning drink break at Daytona (John Kucko)

Six-time NASCAR Champion and defending Daytona 500 winner Jimmie Johnson (John Kucko)

Daytona USA Museum located adjacent to Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt, Sr. statue greets visitors. (John Kucko)

Final turn at Daytona International Speedway features steep banking at 31 degrees. (John Kucko)

The front stretch at Daytona International Speedway is one of the most iconic views in all of racing. (John Kucko)

Lake Lloyd is located in the middle of Daytona International Speedway, stocked with thousands of different fish. (John Kucko)