Beard Motorsports enters this year’s Daytona 500 solemnly but with a tremendous amount of pride in the contributions its founder and president, Mark Beard Sr., made to his family, his friends, his businesses and his favorite endeavor – NASCAR. Mr. Beard passed away on Jan. 31. He was passionate about racing and the businesses he built with his family, and even though he will be terribly missed, his work ethic and kind heart lives on with the many people he influenced.
Lawsuit, Defections, Camping World Highlight Tumultuous Year for NHRA COVID-19 kept a top team on the sidelines, played a role in loss of series’ long-time title sponsor. Note: the NHRA Camping World Series was unable to perform at the New England Dragway in Epping, NH due to the Pandemic. However, the 2021 schedule has that event set for June 11-13, 2021. Source: AutoWeek Somehow, Doug Kalitta and his drastically pared-down staff navigated the 2020 season, got lucky with an abrupt series-sponsor change at the start of its title stretch, and crowned champions…
Below are the entry lists (subject to change) and statistics for the Saturday Night Thunder and Sunday’s Toyota Owners 150 (1 p.m. ET on FOX – where available and subject to change, FS1 and the FOX Sports app) at virtual Richmond Raceway. Note on iRacing stats below: The stats are cumulative lifetime stats for each driver in public oval events in stock car disciplines (ranging from top-level Cup cars to Legends) on iRacing. It doesn’t include stats from private leagues. Statistics for drivers who have starts in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro…
NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Daytona 500 The Place: Daytona International Speedway The Date: Sunday, February 16 The Time: 2:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 2 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 500 miles (200 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 65), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 130), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 200) 2019 Race Winner: Denny Hamlin
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – Former DAYTONA 500 champion Joey Logano and William Byron won the Bluegreen Vacations Duel At DAYTONA races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, earning second-row starting positions for Sunday’s 62nd annual DAYTONA 500 (2:30 p.m. ET; TV–FOX; Radio–MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio), the season-opening race for the NASCAR Cup Series.
Fifth Consecutive Year that ‘The Great American Race’ has Sold Out Tickets for the 2021 DAYTONA 500 Available Through Pre-Sale DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2020) – Reserved tickets for the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500, the tradition-rich, prestigious season-opening event for the NASCAR Cup Series, are sold out, Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile announced today. This is the fifth consecutive year that the DAYTONA 500 has sold out.
Watch the full Monster Energy Cup race from Atlanta Motor Speedway from February 24th, 2019.
The season-opening race in Daytona saw a driver who many probably considered to be the underdog find his way to Victory Lane as Austin Hill captured his first career NASCAR national series win.