Gaunt Brothers Racing Tabs Ty Dillon for Daytona 500

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2021) – Gaunt Brothers Racing has named Ty Dillon as its driver for the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 Feb. 14 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The 28-year-old from Lewisville, North Carolina, will make his 163rd career NASCAR Cup Series start upon qualifying for The Great American Race. Dillon will drive the No. 96 Bass Pro Shops/Black Rifle Coffee Company Toyota Camry, marking his first point-paying start behind the wheel of a Toyota.

Notable Quotables Featuring Cup Series Drivers About Atlanta

We’ve collected some quotables from NASCAR Cup Series drivers concerning this weekend’s racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway…

William Byron goes back-to-back in eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service William Byron became the first multi-time winner of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series – holding off Timmy Hill by a mere .256-seconds at the virtual Richmond Raceway Sunday afternoon. It was Byron’s second consecutive win in the series – answering a victory at iRacing’s virtual Bristol Motor Speedway two weeks ago just before the Easter off-week.

On This Date in NASCAR History…

Sunday, April 15, 2007 – On this day in history, NASCAR Cup Series driver Jeff Burton, driving for Richard Childress Racing, led just the final lap when he stole the win from Roush Fenway Racing’s Matt Kenseth in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The last lap win was Burton’s only victory in 2007 and the 19th of his 21 win career.

William Byron dominates in eNASCAR iRacing race at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway (results)

A week after a late-race bump-and-run pass ended William Byron’s hope of a win in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, the Hendrick Motorsports driver who cut his teeth in the virtual racing world dominated a crash-filled Food City Showdown at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch Texas Pro Invitational Race Report – Inaugural eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race

Details:   • Event:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Date:  Sunday, March 29 • Location:  Virtual Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) • Distance:  125 laps (187.5 miles) • Winner: Timmy Hill of MBM Motorsports in Overtime • Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 125-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Kyle Busch Result:   • Kyle Busch (Started 19th, Finished 17th / Running, completed 130 of 130 laps)   Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry:      You got into an early accident, but you were able to recover and worked your…