Michael McDowell Pulls off a Stunner with Last-Lap DAYTONA 500 Victory (full results)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2021) – In a stunning upset at the end of an action-filled, rain-interrupted DAYTONA 500, Front Row Motorsports driver Michael McDowell claimed his first NASCAR Cup Series victory after charging into the lead during a brutal multicar wreck in Turn 3 on the final lap. “I can’t believe it,” McDowell said. “I’ve got to thank God. So many years of just grinding it out, hoping for an opportunity like this. I’ve got to thank (team owner) Bob Jenkins for giving me this opportunity. I’m so thankful.

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Interesting Tidbits for Tuesday’s Historical Busch Clash At DAYTONA Road Course

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2021) – Tuesday night’s 43rd Annual Busch Clash At DAYTONA will mark the first time that the iconic event will be held on the iconic DAYTONA Road course under the lights, and will continue a long history of incredible moments.

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Chase Elliott – Defending Champion Looks to Repeat

DEFENDING CHAMP: Last year proved to be one for the record book for Chase Elliott and the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS team. In 2020, the emerging star won a personal best five races, including the season finale at Phoenix Raceway where he out-dueled three of the best drivers in stock-car racing to become the third-youngest champion in NASCAR Cup Series history. Elliott also scored career highs in top-five finishes (15), top-10s (22) and laps led (1,247). In addition, his banner season included a thrilling victory in the NASCAR All-Star Race…

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Track Talk – ACT Heading to Hickory This April for Twin 125-Lap Events / Stafford Speedway Establishes 2021 Licensing and $33,000 Track Point Fund

Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is heading south to get an early start on the 2021 racing season. Officials announced today that a pair of ACT Late Model events have been scheduled at North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway for Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3.

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Jimmy Fennig to Lead Competition at Roush Fenway Racing

Long-time Roush Fenway Employee/Championship Crew Chief Named EVP of Competition CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2020) – Roush Fenway Racing has named Jimmy Fennig executive vice president in charge of competition. Fennig, who joined the organization in 1997 and played a major role in several of the team’s greatest successes, will oversee all aspects of competition for Roush Fenway’s racing operations that currently fields two entries in the NASCAR Cup Series.

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Sunday, April 5, 1992 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer Alan Kulwicki stretched his short track muscles leading 282 of 500 laps and winning from the pole in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. One of just two wins during his famous championship 1992 season (Bristol-1, Michigan-1).

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NASCAR Cup Series News and Notes – 2020 Daytona 500

NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Daytona 500 The Place: Daytona International Speedway The Date: Sunday, February 16 The Time: 2:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 2 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 500 miles (200 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 65), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 130), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200) 2019 Race Winner: Denny Hamlin

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Tickets for 62nd Annual DAYTONA 500 Sold Out

Fifth Consecutive Year that ‘The Great American Race’ has Sold Out Tickets for the 2021 DAYTONA 500 Available Through Pre-Sale DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – Reserved tickets for the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500, the tradition-rich, prestigious season-opening event for the NASCAR Cup Series, are sold out, Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile announced today. This is the fifth consecutive year that the DAYTONA 500 has sold out.

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Daytona Bits: Defending DAYTONA 500 Champion Denny Hamlin Looks For Consecutive Wins

2019 DAYTONA 500 champion Denny Hamlin will look to become only the fourth driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s. The last driver to win consecutive DAYTONA 500s was Sterling Marlin in 1994-95.

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2020 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

11th Annual Hall of Fame Ceremony Honors NASCAR Legends Tony Stewart, Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker, and Waddell Wilson Dick Berggren to receive the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence STAMFORD, Conn. – January 30, 2020 – NBC Sports will present live coverage of the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Friday, January 31, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The two-hour special will celebrate the 11th annual NASCAR Hall of Fame class, featuring five NASCAR legends who have shown immense commitment to the sport.

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