The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season has started in historic fashion becoming just the third season in series history to with two first-time winners to win the first two races of the year; joining the series’ inaugural season 1949 and 1950. Now the 2021 season, has the opportunity to join the inaugural 1949 season as just the second season in series history to start the year with three consecutive first-time winners to win the first three races of the year.
Last Sunday’s NASCAR Daytona 500 averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.83 million viewers on FOX, easily the lowest in the history of the race. Ratings fell 36% and viewership 34% from the previous low set last year, when most of the race was run on a Monday afternoon (4.4, 7.33M).
For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks – Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (ROVAL) and Road America. The previous most the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957.
CONCORD, N.C. (February 17, 2021) – A new season breathes new life into the spirit of any sports fan. Major League Baseball fans live for Opening Day. Alumni and die hards alike, bask in the glory of the first kick signaling a new season of college football. For National Hockey League fans, the drop of the first puck is a long-awaited moment that began immediately after the previous season’s champion hoisted the Stanley Cup.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2021) – Daytona International Speedway announced today that Kevin James, the star and executive producer of the sitcom “The Crew” for Netflix, now streaming on NETFLIX, will serve as the Grand Marshal for this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race on the DAYTONA Road Course (FOX, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
New York, February 1, 2021: As fans know, the pit crew are true heroes of NASCAR and arguably have the toughest and most badass job in the sport, one that is essential for the driver’s victory. It’s a job most people never even dream of doing because of the limited roles and top-notch credentials needed – but thanks to Busch beer, one lucky fan will get the opportunity to learn from this elite group.
● #TheCrew is more than just a hashtag. It’s a job – and a cool and refreshing one at that. Busch beer has created a once-in-a-lifetime chance for a lucky fan to join the No. 4 Busch Light team as an actual member of Kevin Harvick’s crew. The official position is the Busch Crewmaster, a full-time position within Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) that pays $50,000 for the 2021 season where the new team member will be responsible for crucial tasks for the race team. Fans are able to apply for the position in a way that has…
As fans know, the pit crew are true heroes of NASCAR and arguably have the toughest and most badass job in the sport, one that is essential for the driver’s victory. It’s a job most people never even dream of doing because of the limited roles and top-notch credentials needed – but thanks to Busch beer, one lucky fan will get the opportunity to learn from this elite group.