Racing Personalities, including Daytona 500 Reigning Champ Michael McDowell, share about life on and off the track PLANO, Texas, Feb. 16, 2022 – Leading into an exciting week of racing surrounding this year’s Daytona 500, I Am Second, a global storytelling organization, is releasing two new short films that share a glimpse of the competitiveness, comradery and enthusiasm of racing life as well as perseverance in the midst of the “crash and burn.”
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.
Drew Dollar will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of the No. 51 JBL Tundra in Friday night’s season-opening event at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway as part of an eight-race schedule with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) in 2021. Dollar showed a knack for superspeedway racing last year in the ARCA Menards Series, winning at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway last June and delivering a third-place finish at Daytona last February.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Bill McAnally Racing made its debut in what was then known as the NASCAR Winston West Series in 1992 at Shasta Speedway in Anderson, California, with car owner Bill McAnally behind the wheel. In the 28 years since then, BMR has won nine series championships – a record for the series and for all of NASCAR Regional Touring. In addition, the team has scored a record 99 wins overall in what became the NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Bill McAnally Racing ✔@BMR_NASCAR . @derek9kraus Captures #KNWest Title At Phoenix…
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
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.
Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, Tyler Reddick, Quin Houff, Brennan Poole and John Hunter Nemechek make up a talented NASCAR Cup Series rookie class for 2020. The last driver to win the DAYTONA 500 in their first start was Trevor Bayne in 2011.
Daniel Hemric, Ryan Preece, Matt Tifft and Tanner Berryhill are beginning their rookie campaigns in the Monster Energy Series in 2019. Preece and Tifft, both former Joe Gibbs Racing drivers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, will race in the No. 47 for JTG-Daugherty Racing and the No. 36 for Front Row Motorsports, respectively. Hemric, the two-time NXS championship finalist, will wheel the No. 8 for Richard Childress Racing, marking the return of the number made famous by Dale Earnhardt Jr. when he drove for Dale Earnhardt Inc. from 2000-07. Berryhill…
Welcome back race fans! In this episode, we are taking a quick look at the 2018 Silly Season.