NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

After another off week for the NASCAR Xfinity Series last weekend, the series is back in action this weekend for the Steakhouse Elite 200 at Darlington Raceway (1 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on Saturday, May 8.

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Henry Ford Museum Shows It’s ‘Driven to Win’ with Newest Racing Exhibit

Matt Anderson, curator of transportation at the Henry Ford Museum of Innovation located in Dearborn, Michigan, is the first to admit that the rollout of the museum’s newest permanent exhibit didn’t exactly line up with the theme of the display.

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2021 Daytona 500 TV Ratings

Last Sunday’s NASCAR Daytona 500 averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.83 million viewers on FOX, easily the lowest in the history of the race. Ratings fell 36% and viewership 34% from the previous low set last year, when most of the race was run on a Monday afternoon (4.4, 7.33M).

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Daytona Road Course

For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks – Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (ROVAL) and Road America. The previous most the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957.

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Wood Brothers Racing Honored with Prestigious FIA Heritage Cup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2020) – For 70 years Wood Brothers Racing has excelled in – and transformed – the world of motorsports. As the longest tenured team in NASCAR history, the Wood Brothers have compiled a literal Hall of Fame resume both on and off the track. Beyond their countless trophies and accolades, innovations including the modern pit stop continue to define the Wood’s legacy in racing series across the globe.

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50th Anniversary of 12 Hours of Sebring 1970 Celebrated with Expanded E-book

Philadelphia, Pa. –– With the postponement of this year’s Sebring, enthusiasts can make up for the absence of racing by reliving “one of the most exciting endurance races ever” – the classic Sebring race of 1970. Harry Hurst has expanded and updated his original book, “12 Hours of Sebring 1970,” for the 50th anniversary of this legendary race. He has added more than 50 pages, 30 new photos, and interviews with 8 additional participants.

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“UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY” NOW AVAILABLE AT CHASSY.COM

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 8, 2020) – Chassy Media announced today that UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY, the incredible true story of Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver to win a Trans-Am race, test a Formula One car and race in the Indy 500, is now available for purchase at Chassy.com.

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