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Martin Truex Jr. – Daytona 500 Preview

Truex Jr.’s Mission: To Wipe Away a Moment in History DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2017) – “I will have to relive that moment the rest of my career unless I win it,” said Martin Truex Jr., in reference to being on the wrong end of last year’s Daytona 500 photo finish. The 2016 Great American Race was indeed historic. Truex had a slight lead as he and Denny Hamlin were...
Via Motor Racing Digest
10 hours ago

Cole Custer Daytona NXS Advance

Cole Custer: Driver, No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang ​ NASCAR Xfinity Series Overview Event:  PowerShares QQQ 300 (Round 1 of 33) Date:  Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 Location:  Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Layout:  2.5-mile oval (restrictor-plate track) Cole Custer Notes of Interest ●  The PowerShares QQQ 300 will mark Cole Custer’s sixth career NASCAR XFINITY...
Via Motor Racing Digest
11 hours ago

Matt Kenseth No. 20 Flexvolt™ Toyota Daytona 500 Advance

Matt Kenseth / No. DEWALT FLEXVOLT™ Toyota PreviewDAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 DEWALT FLEXVOLT™ Toyota News and Notes: ·        TWO-TIME LOOKING FOR THREE:  Two-time DAYTONA 500 Champion, Matt Kenseth returns to the 2.5-mile superspeedway as one of only 11 drivers in NASCAR history who have won this prestigious race more than once.  Kenseth will...
Via Motor Racing Digest
11 hours ago

Atlanta Motor Speedway’s hometown to honor Hall of Famer Bobby Allison

Bobby Allison had great success at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Now the tracks hometown will pay tribute to him.
Via CSN Chicago
14 hours ago

10 things you need to know about Michael Waltrip

Via FOX Sports
15 hours ago

Countdown to Daytona: Geoff Bodine wins 1986 Daytona 500 for Rick Hendrick

The 59th running of the Daytona 500 is getting nearer and nearer — in fact, it’s just five days away now. Yes, this year’s 500 is set for Feb. 26th at 2 p.m. on FOX, five days from now, which leads us to some interesting countdown race trivia. In what is now known as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, eight drivers have won more than one race in the No. 5. Those eight include...
Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

Mullins: Three Drivers to Battle for MENCS Rookie of the Year Honors in 2017

For the second time in as many seasons, the Rookie of the Year race will one to keep a close eye on. The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ROY race will be between three-drivers: Ty Dillon, Jones and Suarez. All three drivers have been on the NASCAR circuit and bring different paths to their rookie campaign. Dillon takes over at Germain Racing following the departure of Casey...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago

Waltrip Making Final NASCAR Start

Michael Waltrip will hang up his helmet and firesuit for the final time after this weekend’s Daytona 500. The two-time Daytona 500 winner will call an end to his career after more than 30 years in NASCAR’s top level that included four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wins, 11 XFINITY Series wins and one Camping World Truck Series win. Waltrip made his first foray into NASCAR’s...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Clint Bowyer leads SHR into new era with Ford at Daytona

A lot can change in a year. Clint Bowyer knows that better than most.One year after qualifying 34th at Daytona in the No. 15 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet, Bowyer nearly grabbed the pole for the 59th running of the Great American Race in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford.The excitement was evident on Bowyer’s face during interviews throughout the weekend. He has a smile that won’t...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

MENCS: Chase Elliott Captures Back-to-Back Daytona 500 Poles

VIA NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Winning back-to-back Daytona 500 poles is something of a family tradition, as Chase Elliott proved by the skin of his teeth Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. The last driver to take a lap in the second and final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Elliott covered the distance in...
Via Rubbings Racing
1 day ago

Chase Elliott wins the pole for the 59th Daytona 500

For the second consecutive year, second-generation driver Chase Elliott qualified the pole for the Daytona 500, NASCAR’s biggest and most important race.Elliott put down a single-lap speed of  192.872 miles per hour, good enough to again claim the top spot for the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports in this, the 59th running of the Great American Race.The Daytona 500 takes place next...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH: Chase Elliot Wins Pole Position | 2017 Daytona 500

Chase Elliott narrowly beats out teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win his second straight Daytona 500 pole.
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Logano Wins his 1st Clash | The Clash 2017

Joey Logano survived a wild last lap at Daytona to win his 1st Advance Auto Parts Clash.
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Gordon Welcomes Monster Energy to NASCAR I NASCAR RACEDAY

Jeff Gordon narrates the history of title sponsors that helped shaped the sport into what it has become today.
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch sued by former management company

Kurt Busch is being sued for nearly $1.5 million by his former sports management company after he terminated his relationship with the agency last March. A federal lawsuit filed this month in Michigan by the Sports Management Network claims that Busch owes $930,000 under the terms of an agreement dating to 2012. SMN is also seeking $540,000 for the 2018 season. SMN is seeking...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick still in sponsorship limbo with NASCAR season approaching

The 2017 NASCAR season is just around the corner, and one of the sport’s biggest stars still is in major sponsorship limbo.Stewart-Haas racer Danica Patrick raised eyebrows when she appeared at a recent NASCAR media event wearing a firesuit void of the familiar light blue Nature’s Bakery logo she wore for much of the 2016 season. As it turns out, speculation of sponsorship woes...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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