Underdog Michael McDowell Wins the Daytona 500

Michael McDowell was finally rewarded for years of toiling away in underfunded teams by being in the right place at the right time late Sunday night as he went to victory lane in the Daytona 500. McDowell has run well in this race before with his best finish being fourth in 2017, but he hasn’t always been rewarded with his patience at the Great American Race.

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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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Speedco Returns to Front Row Motorsports in Search of Back-to-back Truck Series Playoff Berths

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 8, 2021) – Speedco, a national network of service locations for the trucking industry, will rejoin Todd Gilliland for the second consecutive year as a primary partner aboard the No. 38 Ford F-150. Speedco will be the primary partner for a total of eight races throughout the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, while also serving as a season-long associate partner.

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He’s Got the Sauce: Ridgefield, CT’s Anthony Alfredo Ready For Step Up to Cup

Connecticut’s Anthony Alfredo admits that if someone told him a year ago that he’d be a NASCAR Cup Series rookie in 2021, he probably wouldn’t have believed it. But on the cusp of his Cup debut in the Feb. 14 Daytona 500, he’s glad for the opportunity. “I’m just so thankful,” said Alfredo, driver of the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford, in a Friday media teleconference.

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Love’s Travel Stops Fuels Partnership With Front Row Motorsports Into Ninth Consecutive Season

Family-owned Travel Stop Network Returns to the No. 34 Ford Mustang in 2021 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 3, 2021) – Leading travel stop network, Love’s Travel Stops, announces today that it will return to Front Row Motorsports (FRM) as a primary partner aboard Michael McDowell’s No. 34 Ford Mustang for multiple races throughout the 2021 NASCAR season – and will serve as a season-long associate partner as well.

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Fr8Auctions Expands Partnership with Front Row Motorsports in 2021

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 18, 2021) – Fr8Auctions, the Atlanta-based Asset Liquidation Firm that auctions excess freight inventory, has expanded their partnership with Front Row Motorsports (FRM), Michael McDowell and the No. 34 Ford Mustang team in 2021. Fr8Auctions has been a long-time partner of FRM and will increase its involvement by supporting the organization at six events in 2021.

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CURO Financial Technologies Continues Partnership with Front Row Motorsports. Speedy Cash to Sponsor Alfredo in Daytona 500

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 14, 2021) – For the third consecutive season, CURO Financial Technologies will partner with Front Row Motorsports. Their brands, Speedy Cash and Revolve Finance Online Banking will be highlighted on all three teams and drivers. Speedy Cash will be the primary sponsor of Sunoco Rookie-of-the-Year candidate, Anthony Alfredo during his first Daytona 500 on February 14 airing on FOX. Speedy Cash or Revolve Finance Online Banking will also be the primary partner of Alfredo and the No. 38 team at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March, the Talladega Superspeedway in…

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