DAVID RAGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP
Driver Says 1.5-Mile Oval Has Become ‘One of the Best Tracks on the Circuit’
STATESVILLE, NOVEMBER 11, 2014 – David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 The Pete Store Ford, comments on racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
“Homestead-Miami Speedway has really turned into one of the best tracks on the circuit. It’s aged well, and the different levels of banking just give...
o. 34 Team Coming off First Top-10 Finish of Season
STATESVILLE, OCTOBER 28, 2014 – David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on his top-10 finish at Martinsville Speedway and on racing at Texas Motor Speedway:
“Last Sunday was a good day for us. To get a top-10 finish was a real shot in the arm for this team and for Front Row Motorsports, and...
David Ragan, who drives the No. 34 Ford for Furniture Row Racing, hopes to duplicate Saturday's efforts of Darrell Wallace Jr. on Sunday in the Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. Wallace won Saturday's Camping World Truck Series race at the track while driving a No. 34 machine decked out in a special paint scheme to honor 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Wendell Scott.
David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford, comments on racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway:
"We've got our friends at CSX back on the car for Charlotte, which is cool to host them at our home track. We're going to visit Harmony Elementary School on Thursday morning to talk to kids about safety and have them sign the hood of our CSX Ford to promise to keep away...
David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Plimpton & Hills Ford, comments on racing at Dover International Speedway:
"Dover is an intense racetrack. It's similar to Bristol, which is very fast and you don't have much chance to breathe. Dover is very much the same way. You're in the corners a lot, the straightaways have a lot of banking, and it's just very fast. Even though we're not...
Taco Bell Team Tested at Flat Oval Known for One-Groove Racing
STATESVILLE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 – David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway:
“We tested at Loudon a couple weeks ago to try to get a little better on our flat, one-mile track program. If we can improve our race cars for Loudon, it could also pay some...
Penske Racing made it official today in hiring Marcos Ambrose to drive in the Super V8 series in Australia.
The #55 and #83 Sprint Cup teams wound up with stolen tires.
David Ragan could wind up as the new driver of the #9 car next season.
Dockside Logistics Returns to No. 34 Ford Fusion
STATESVILLE, SEPT. 9, 2014 – David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Chicagoland Speedway:
“The track in Chicago is starting to wear in and be really fun. It reminds me a lot of Atlanta. The surface is really worn out, tires are worn out. You’ve got fast laps for a few laps, but then the...
A year ago David Ragan, with help from teammate David Gilliland, shocked the NASCAR word by giving Front Row Motorsports its first win in the Sprint Cup Series.
Ragan piloted the No. 34 Ford Fusion to victory lane at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway in the Aaron’s 499.
Now a year later Ragan will look to duplicate that feat on Sunday. This time the No. 34 Ford Fusion that...
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David Ragan #34 (Front Row Motorsports)
Eric’s take: Ragan won in 2013 at Talladega and will have an identical season to last year. He may not win but the results will be a mirror image. The team doesn’t have all the resources to compete at a high level yet.
Luke’s take: Ragan’s Talladega win was the underdog story of the year, and...