Racing Live! Nationwide on ESPN.com
It's the first race of the Nationwide Series season and a star-studded cast is set to take the track at Daytona International Speedway.
Tony Stewart is the defending race champion of the Drive4COPD 300 (1 p.m. ET Saturday, ESPN and WatchESPN) and our in-race reporter. Danica Patrick makes her debut as a full-time Nationwide driver, as does Austin Dillon. Joining the fun is defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Don't have access to a TV to watch the race live? Even if you do, join us here Saturday at 1 p.m. ET as ESPN.com's writers and editors and fans of the sport dissect every aspect of the race!
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