DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2024 DAYTONA 500 has been postponed to Monday, Feb. 19 due to inclement weather. The 200-lap, 500-mile NASCAR Cup Series race will now be run at 4 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90). 

Chase Elliott will lead the Hendrick Motorsports quartet to the green flag at Daytona International Speedway. Elliott lines up fifth in the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, while Alex Bowman starts seventh in the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Kyle Larson takes to the grid from the 17th position in the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. William Byron earned the 18th position in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, but he will drop to the rear. During the second Duel at Daytona qualifying race, the No. 24 Chevy sustained damage in a crash and the team elected to go to a backup car. 

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Hendrick Motorsports has eight wins in the DAYTONA 500, which is the second-most among all teams. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the most recent winner in the event for the organization in 2014. Team vice chairman Jeff Gordon’s three victories are the most by any one driver for the team followed by Jimmie Johnson’s two. Darrell Waltrip and Geoff Bodine also won this race for team owner Rick Hendrick. 

The 2024 season marks the 40th anniversary of Hendrick Motorsports. With 301 Cup Series wins, the organization is the winningest team in premier series history. They are closing in on 80,000 laps led – currently sitting at 79,757 circuits out front. The team is also also four poles away from 250 as a company. Both the laps led and pole marks are already the high marks for teams in the series. In addition, Hendrick Motorsports has earned at least one race win in a record 39 different seasons, including an active streak of 38 in a row (1986-2023).