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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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Daytona International Speedway

Get ready, the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is full of a bunch of ‘New’. With great anticipation we have all waited for the off season to come to a close and the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season to begin. And now that 2021 has arrived, it brings tons of new elements to the sport that has fans and media alike ready for the green flag to drop.

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Austin Dillon wins the Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As racing resumed at Daytona International Speedway following a two-hour plus rain delay Thursday night, there was a definitive sense of urgency in the field for the Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at Daytona as the clock passed midnight.

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Alex Bowman and William Byron Qualify on the Front Row of the 2021 DAYTONA 500 (Full Qualifying Results)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2021) – Alex Bowman swapped car numbers for the 2021 season – from 88 to 48 – but has certainly retained his Daytona magic, earning the pole position for Sunday’s DAYTONA  500 (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), giving the Hendrick Motorsports driver a record fourth consecutive front row start in the NASCAR Cup Series season-opener.

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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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Corey LaJoie Picks Up Youtheory Sponsorship for Daytona

Youtheory will adorn Corey LaJoie‘s car in the 2021 Daytona 500, Spire Motorsports announced Jan. 26. The company is also sponsoring the No. 7’s effort at the first event of the season at Phoenix Raceway. “Youtheory played a key role in helping me continue my driving career as far back as 2016,” LaJoie said in a team release. “It’s a privilege having them back on board for the best Cup opportunity I’ve ever had. I’m eternally grateful to Darren and Patty Rude for their continued support of my career. We’re going…

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Track Talk – SPIRE MOTORSPORTS WELCOMES SCHLUTER SYSTEMS NORTH AMERICA FOR 2021

CONCORD, N.C. (January 20, 2021) – Spire Motorsports is pleased to welcome Schluter Systems North America to its family of partners as preparations for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) reach a fever pitch for the two-car Concord, N.C., operation. The Schluter Systems livery will be showcased aboard the team’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro with driver Corey LaJoie at seven races in 2021, beginning with the April 18 NCS race at Richmond Raceway. Meanwhile, the tile-industry specialist will serve as an associate sponsor of the No. 7 team across the balance…

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Track Talk – Joey Logano Used First Big Paycheck in the Smartest Way Possible / Corey LaJoie Ready to Build Program at Spire Motorsports

Whether you like it or not, big money is simply part of the professional sports landscape. From broadcast deals and commercial sponsorships to individual salaries, there’s a financial element to almost everything that goes on behind the scenes. That’s especially true in the world of NASCAR, as Joey Logano, of Middlletown, CT can confirm.

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Track Talk: Corey LaJoie to Drive Spire Motorsports Camaro, WRC 2021 Season Is Set to Kick Off

Spire Motorsports announced that Corey LaJoie will drive the team’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) full time in 2021 and beyond.

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Connecticut and Massachusetts Are Well-Represented on the NASCAR Racing Scene

The MotorSportsNews.Net(work) would like to welcome back columnist Lou Modestino, who will be writing a  a weekly motor sports column with a New England focus of competitors in NASCAR’s top four series, NHRA, World of Outlaws, DIRT, Flat Track and Supercross, National MX, No. American Rally Series and the like.  Lou last contributed to the site with his “TV Times” columns in 2015.  Welcome back, Lou! 

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