M&M’S Fudge Brownie Racing: Kyle Busch Alsco Uniforms 500k at Charlotte Advance and Team Report

Views: 17 HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (May 25, 2020) – Until last Wednesday night’s event at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, the last time the NASCAR Cup Series ran a race on a Wednesday was almost 36 years ago – the Firecracker 400 on July 4, 1984. Back then, no matter on what day July 4 fell, NASCAR’s top series raced at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. That 1984 Firecracker 400 also happened to be one of the more memorable races in NASCAR history, as Richard Petty brought home the 200th win of his…

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DiBenedetto Finishes 9th at Darlington

Views: 48 Despite struggling to find the speed he hoped to have at Darlington Raceway, Matt DiBenedetto came away from two races in four days with two solid finishes, including his second top-10 finish of the season, a ninth-place effort in Wednesday night’s 500-kilometer race at the Lady in Black. DiBenedetto and his No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Mustang fired off fast in Wednesday’s race, the start of which was delayed by rain throughout the day. He started seventh after the qualifying order was set through an inversion of the finishing…

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Roush Fenway Weekly Advance | Darlington II

Views: 28 Darlington Raceway Toyota 500 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. ET FS1, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90 Ryan Newman, No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang Chris Buescher, No. 17 Fifth Third Ford Mustang NASCAR Returns to Action Following its return to racing Sunday at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR continues its modified schedule with a second event at ‘The Lady in Black’ Wednesday night in primetime. It will mark the third of seven NASCAR national series races in an 11-day span. Once competition wraps at Darlington on Wednesday, the NCS…

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Wood Brothers Racing: Wednesday Night Race at the Lady in Black

Views: 33 Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane team head back to Darlington Raceway Wednesday night for an encore performance with the Lady In Black. DiBenedetto finished 14th in this past Sunday’s The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington, which marked NASCAR’s return to racing after a 10-week hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. With that race in the books, DiBenedetto and the team are working to find more speed for Wednesday’s 500-kilometer race, a rare midweek prime-time TV appearance for the sport. Once again, there will be no fans…

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DiBenedetto Team Finishes 14th at Darlington

Views: 33 After a 10-week layoff due to the coronavirus, Matt DiBenedetto climbed back into the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Mustang and was back at work in Sunday’s The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway. In an effort to try to prevent the spread of the virus, Sunday’s race was run without practice or qualifying. DiBenedetto said taking the green flag at the “Track Too Tough to Tame” under those circumstances wasn’t as difficult as it might seem. “It felt great to get back in the car,” he said.…

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Roush Fenway Weekly Advance | Darlington

Views: 24 Racing is back this weekend at Darlington Raceway for the first of two NASCAR Cup Series races in four days. Following Sunday’s return to racing – the first time on track since March 8 at the end of the West Coast swing – the NCS will again visit ‘The Lady in Black’ for a primetime event under the lights Wednesday night. Roush Fenway Racing has five Cup Series wins all-time at Darlington and has finished in the top-ten in nearly half the events it has raced it. Darlington…

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Motorcraft / Quick Lane Team Return to Racing at Darlington

Views: 35 When Matt DiBenedetto travels to Darlington Raceway for Sunday’s resumption of the NASCAR Cup Series season he’ll be doing it much like old-school race fans have done over the years. Due to conditions placed on the event because of concerns of spreading COVID-19, DiBenedetto and his fellow drivers will drive themselves to the track and basically quarantine themselves until they strap in for the start of the 400-mile race. Just as old-school fans who packed a picnic lunch and fired up the ol’ hotrod for the trip to…

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Ryan Newman on Darlington: I’m so excited and thankful to be healthy to get back into the race car.

Views: 36 Team:                   No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang Crew Chief:         Scott Graves Twitter:                @Roush6Team, @RoushFenway and @RyanJNewman Race Format:     400.2 miles, 293 laps, Stage Lengths: 90-95-108 Darlington 400 – Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90                                                                                                                                                                   ADVANCE NOTES NASCAR Returns to Action NASCAR makes its return to racing this weekend with a NASCAR Cup Series race that will serve as the first of seven national series races over an 11-day span at two different tracks throughout May. The race at the historic…

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Chris Buescher on Darlington: We’re definitely excited to get back to a real racetrack…

Views: 35 Team:                   No. 17 Fastenal Ford Mustang Crew Chief:         Luke Lambert Twitter:                @17RoushTeam, @RoushFenway and @Chris_Buescher Race Format:     400.2 miles, 293 laps, Stage Lengths: 90-95-108 Darlington 400 – Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90                                                                                                                                                                   ADVANCE NOTES NASCAR Returns to Action NASCAR makes its return to racing this weekend with a NASCAR Cup Series race that will serve as the first of seven national series races over an 11-day span at two different tracks throughout May. The race at the historic South…

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DiBenedetto Says Race Will Be Virtual Equivalent of a Real Cup Event at Talladega.

Views: 34 Matt DiBenedetto, driving the No. 21 Built To Lend a Hand Ford Mustang in Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race at the virtual Talladega Superspeedway, said the race likely will be the virtual equivalent of a real Cup event at Talladega. 

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