Start Of Daytona 500 To Have Nationwide Feel, Peyton Manning To Drive Pace Car

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – A little over a decade ago, Peyton Manning waved the green flag to start the Indianapolis 500. Now, the two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback will take part in the other big North American race. Manning, will drive the pace car for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opening Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The track announced the move on Tuesday. 

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Earthwater To Sponsor BK Racing For Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Until last weekend, we weren’t sure the status of BK Racing and their participation for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Not only will they be in the season opening 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) but they have in turn found a sponsor because of that too. EarthWater, a Texas-based health and wellness company that produces High-Alkaline Mineral beverages, will return as primary sponsor with BK Racing for the 2018 Daytona 500. Gray Gaulding will drive the #23 Toyota for BK…

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Numbers Good For Hendrick Motorsports For Daytona 500 Win On Sunday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener kicks off this Sunday at the Daytona International Speedway. The 60th annual Daytona 500 will contest, and a lot of uncertainty will certainly ensue. But, despite Ford winning seven straight points paying restrictor plate races, Chevrolet and Hendrick Motorsports will be among the ones to beat. First off, if they do so, they will likely see a winner among the youngest teams in NASCAR history. HMS will become the first organization to start three drivers under the age of 25…

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What To Expect Out Of The Duels, Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Depending on who you talk to, the Can Am Duels at Daytona on Thursday night and the 60th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday could be very compelling and built with excitement. But, they could also be very boring and following the leader parade like action. The reason? The new restrictor plate rules. There’s no ride height, so teams are trying out different set up packages. The only sample size we can base this off of at the moment, is how the Clash was raced last Sunday. The…

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NAPA Extends Hendrick Partnership, Full Season Sold Out

NAPA and Hendrick Motorsports announced on Tuesday that they have extended their agreement with Chase Elliott for more races in the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series seasons. The new agreement increases NAPA’s majority sponsorship of Elliott from 24 to 26 races annually beginning in 2018 and throughout the 2019-2020 extension. It guarantees primary sponsorship of the No. 9 team in the prestigious Daytona 500 each year and continues associate-level sponsorship in all non-primary events.

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