Cup Drivers Proclaim Keselowski, Logano, Hamlin Favorites For Sunday’s Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The torch is ready to be passed. Someone is ready to take it. But, who? When restrictor plate racing was first implemented in NASCAR in the late 1980’s, the first king was Dale Earnhardt. Most say he could see the air in the draft. What he did at Daytona and Talladega was magic. He won 13 points paying races in NASCAR’s premiere series in 90 tries. No one has more. When Earnhardt tragically passed away in the 2001 Daytona 500, the torch was then passed to his…

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Denny Hamlin Has His Eyes On Another Daytona 500 Triumph

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Picking a favorite to win a restrictor plate race is as predictable as picking every number right in the lottery. It’s that way because a plate race is just that, a lottery. Restrictor plate racing is an art, finding the right lane and right drafting partner is just as important as having the right amount of luck to avoid a crash. See, getting caught up in a crash where it’s not even your doing is far more likely than contending for a win. Most drivers go into…

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Daytona 500 To Have Fans From All 50 States, 49 Different Countries

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the 60th year, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will be invading the Daytona International Speedway for the annual Daytona 500. This year’s race though, is just as important and impressive as the previous 59. The track announced on Wednesday that this weekend’s race will feature race fans from all 50 states, as well as fans from 49 different countries around this world of ours. That’s an amazing stat. It proves that in a day and age where viewership and attendance is dropping across the…

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Danica Patrick Confirmed To Ed Carpenter Racing For Indy 500, Aaron Rodgers To Attend Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – A marketing report surfaced this morning citing that out of all of the offseason news about Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers, Danica Patrick was the most talked about. That’s fitting, because today served as NASCAR Media Day for Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and Danica was the most talked about again. She let news slip on who she will be completing the “Danica Double” with for 2018. Patrick, 35, revealed that she will race for Ed Carpenter Racing in May’s 102nd…

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