Daytona Nibbles (NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series): Various News and Notes

Here’s various news items and notes for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series racing this week at Daytona International Speedway… Views: 27

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Canadian Teenager Raphael Lessard set for Truck Series Debut at Martinsville

17-Year-Old Driver Graduates from Super Late Model Program to Three-Race NGOTS Schedule   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2019)– Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that 17-year-old Canadian driver Raphael Lessard will pilot the team’s No. 46 Tundra in three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) events this season. Lessard will make his Truck Series debut March 23 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and also compete in the organization’s fourth entry at Dover (Del.) International Speedway and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Views: 42

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Notable Quotables: Joey Logano, After Winning the 2nd Duel

Joey Logano made a daring last-lap pass to bring home the victory in the second Gander RV Duel at Daytona on Thursday night after starting the event third in his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Mustang.  Here’s what he had to say after the race… Views: 49

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Former Champions Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano Win Gander RV Duel Races, Earn Row 2 Starting Spots for 61st Annual DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano won the two Gander RV Duel races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, securing second-row starting positions for Sunday’s 61st annual DAYTONA 500 (2:30 p.m. ET; TV–FOX; Radio–MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio), the season-opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Views: 51

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Daytona Nibbles: The Leader: Most Laps Led Are Not Always A Driver’s Friend

The driver who has led the most laps in the Daytona 500 has only won two of the last five races (Denny Hamlin in 2016 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014). Twice in that time, a driver has led only the last lap for victory – Austin Dillon in 2018 and Kurt Busch in 2017. Views: 53

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NASCAR National Series Notes — Daytona

Here are the race notes, starting times, TV and radio stations for the upcoming Daytona 500 race weekend at Daytona International Speedway… Views: 71

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The Yawn at Daytona

Good golly. Mother Nature has sure made for some less than thrilling racing so far this season at Daytona. Views: 160

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Jimmie Johnson Evades Late-Race Incident to Win Advance Auto Parts Clash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2019) – Jimmie Johnson. Remember him? Just in case you’d forgotten about the capabilities of the two-time DAYTONA 500 champion – and seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion – he served up a reminder Sunday by making a trip to Gatorade Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway. Views: 93

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Harrison Burton Wins Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire At Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2019) – Harrison Burton, the 18-year-old son of retired NASCAR great Jeff Burton, won the Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway, in the opening event of this year’s DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth. Views: 89

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Daytona Nibbles: Silly Season

Another year means new teams and new sponsors for some veterans of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. 2017 MENCS champion Martin Truex Jr. joins Joe Gibbs Racing in the No. 19, with Daniel Suarez moving over to Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 41. Suarez replaces 2017 DAYTONA 500 champion Kurt Busch, who will drive the No. 1 for Chip Ganassi Racing. Lastly, 2008 DAYTONA 500 champion Ryan Newman returns to a Ford in the Roush Fenway Racing-owned No. 6. (Daytona Speedway PR) Views: 100

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