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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Floridian Aric Almirola wins the Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2021) – Florida native Aric Almirola drove to a convincing victory in the opening Bluegreen Vacations Duel at Daytona qualifying race Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway. Almirola’s No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford led a dominating 52 of the 60 laps and held off Christopher Bell’s No 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota by a mere .041-seconds for the Tampa native’s first victory in the DAYTONA 500 field-setting race.

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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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John Hunter Nemechek – No. 4 Fire Alarm Services Tundra Camping World Trucks Daytona Preview

John Hunter Nemechek will make his much anticipated Kyle Busch Motorsports debut driving the No. 4 Fire Alarm Services Tundra Friday night in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-opening event at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.

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It’s Busch in the Busch Clash! Kyle Wins on DAYTONA Road Course After Elliott, Blaney Collide Coming to Checkered Flag (Full Results)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2021) – Two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch may carry the nickname “Rowdy” but it was a couple of his competitors acting that way that allowed him to move into the lead out of the final turn and earn his second career Busch Clash victory Tuesday night.

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Team Chevy Takes Six of Top Ten Places in NASCAR Cup Clash at Daytona Road Course (Photos)

After the jump, you’ll find pictures of the top four Team Chevy drivers from the NASCAR Cup Clash at Daytona’s Road Course…

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NextEra Energy 250 – Drew Dollar – No. 51 JBL Tundra Camping World Trucks Preview

Drew Dollar will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of the No. 51 JBL Tundra in Friday night’s season-opening event at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway as part of an eight-race schedule with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) in 2021. Dollar showed a knack for superspeedway racing last year in the ARCA Menards Series, winning at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway last June and delivering a third-place finish at Daytona last February.

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NextEra Energy 250 – Chandler Smith – No. 18 Safelite AutoGlass Tundra Preview

Chandler Smith will begin his first full-time season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series behind the wheel of Kyle Busch Motorsports’ (KBM) No. 18 Safelite AutoGlass Tundra in Friday night’s season-opening event at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The 18-year-old Georgia native will compete for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award in 2021 after competing in a part-time schedule for KBM each of the last two seasons.

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Daytona 500 – Christopher Bell – No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Camry Preview

Daytona 500: Christopher Bell will make his second Daytona 500 start this Sunday, February 14th. Bell qualified 19th in 2020 for his first career Daytona 500 start. Bell teamed up with his fellow Toyota teammates throughout the race and under caution on lap 185 he was sitting second. Unfortunately, when racing resumed, he found himself without drafting help and got shuffled back in the field. While working his way back forward he sustained damage when a car spun in front of him, resulting in a 21st-place finish for Bell.

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