NOAH GRAGSON GETS GREEN LIGHT TO RACE IN CUP SERIES DEBUT

Now retired from NASCAR racing, Brendan Gaughan has handed off his superspeedway driving duties to a fellow Las Vegas resident. When the No. 62 Beard Motorsports Chevrolet takes to the track this week, Noah Gragson will be behind the wheel, preparing for his NASCAR Cup Series debut in Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Daytona 500 Will Be Broadcast Live on SiriusXM

NEW YORK – February 8, 2021 – SiriusXM will offer race fans comprehensive coverage of the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on February 14, including the live race broadcast and in-car audio from some of the sport’s top drivers, as well as the news and events of NASCAR’s Speedweeks leading up to race day.

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Beard Motorsports Daytona Advance for Noah Gragson

Beard Motorsports enters this year’s Daytona 500 solemnly but with a tremendous amount of pride in the contributions its founder and president, Mark Beard Sr., made to his family, his friends, his businesses and his favorite endeavor – NASCAR. Mr. Beard passed away on Jan. 31. He was passionate about racing and the businesses he built with his family, and even though he will be terribly missed, his work ethic and kind heart lives on with the many people he influenced.

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Beard Motorsports Tabs Noah Gragson for Daytona 500

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Beard Motorsports has selected Noah Gragson to drive its No. 62 Chevrolet Camaro in the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 Feb. 14 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Upon qualifying for The Great American Race, the event will mark Gragson’s NASCAR Cup Series debut, and it will come at the same venue where the 22-year-old racer from Las Vegas scored his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory. Gragson won the Xfinity Series’ 2020 season opener last February at Daytona for JR Motorsports.

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The End of the Line for Jimmie Johnson / Who Are Your Playoff Picks?

Daytona proved to be the end of the line for 7-time champion Jimmie Johnson. Instead of transferring to the playoffs for his record-setting quest of 8 championships, he will be on the outside looking in.

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Drivers, Crew Members Leave Their Mark At Bill McAnally Racing

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Bill McAnally Racing made its debut in what was then known as the NASCAR Winston West Series in 1992 at Shasta Speedway in Anderson, California, with car owner Bill McAnally behind the wheel. In the 28 years since then, BMR has won nine series championships – a record for the series and for all of NASCAR Regional Touring. In addition, the team has scored a record 99 wins overall in what became the NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Bill McAnally Racing ✔@BMR_NASCAR . @derek9kraus Captures #KNWest Title At Phoenix…

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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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Joey Logano, William Byron Win Bluegreen Vacations Duel At DAYTONA Races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – Former DAYTONA 500 champion Joey Logano and William Byron won the Bluegreen Vacations Duel At DAYTONA races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, earning second-row starting positions for Sunday’s 62nd annual DAYTONA 500 (2:30 p.m. ET; TV–FOX; Radio–MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio), the season-opening race for the NASCAR Cup Series.

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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: Multiple Drivers Vying for a Spot in the DAYTONA 500

This year’s edition of “The Great American Race” will include a number of drivers who must earn a spot in the starting lineup either through their qualifying time during Sunday’s DAYTONA 500 Qualifying Presented By Kroger or by racing their way in based on their finish in their Bluegreen Vacations Duel At DAYTONA qualifying race on Feb. 13.

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