Daytona Nibbles (NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series): Various News and Notes

Views: 604 Here’s various news items and notes for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series racing this week at Daytona International Speedway…

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Canadian Teenager Raphael Lessard set for Truck Series Debut at Martinsville

Views: 537 17-Year-Old Driver Graduates from Super Late Model Program to Three-Race NGOTS Schedule   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2019)– Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that 17-year-old Canadian driver Raphael Lessard will pilot the team’s No. 46 Tundra in three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) events this season. Lessard will make his Truck Series debut March 23 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and also compete in the organization’s fourth entry at Dover (Del.) International Speedway and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

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Menard Secures Seventh Starting Spot For Daytona 500 As Mustang Drivers Dominate Duels

Views: 573 Paul Menard and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane team are set to start the Daytona 500 from seventh place thanks to Menard’s third-place finish in the first of two Gander RV Duels on Thursday night.

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Notable Quotables: Joey Logano, After Winning the 2nd Duel

Views: 479 Joey Logano made a daring last-lap pass to bring home the victory in the second Gander RV Duel at Daytona on Thursday night after starting the event third in his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Mustang.  Here’s what he had to say after the race…

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Former Champions Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano Win Gander RV Duel Races, Earn Row 2 Starting Spots for 61st Annual DAYTONA 500

Views: 532 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano won the two Gander RV Duel races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, securing second-row starting positions for Sunday’s 61st annual DAYTONA 500 (2:30 p.m. ET; TV–FOX; Radio–MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio), the season-opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

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Daytona Nibbles: The Leader: Most Laps Led Are Not Always A Driver’s Friend

Views: 564 The driver who has led the most laps in the Daytona 500 has only won two of the last five races (Denny Hamlin in 2016 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014). Twice in that time, a driver has led only the last lap for victory – Austin Dillon in 2018 and Kurt Busch in 2017.

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