5 Favorites For Sunday’s 60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is upon us. Sunday’s season opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will put 40 of the sports’ top drivers against one another in a high speed game of roulette. Picking a winner in a restrictor plate race is as hard as picking the correct lottery numbers on any given week. This year’s, will be ever more difficult. So, with knowing what we know heading into this weekend’s race, here are the top five favorites for Sunday’s…

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Richard Childress Racing Flying Quietly Under The Radar During Speedweeks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Richard Childress Racing has always been among the superior teams in restrictor plate racing. Thank Dale Earnhardt for that. But, in the wake of his passing, it seems like RCR dropped a little bit as far as their restrictor plate prowess. Now, it appears that it’s rising again. During the 2018 Daytona Speedweeks, RCR and the teams they have aligned with are flying under the radar and should make some noise in Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Austin Dillon finished fifth in…

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Paul Menard Seaching For Wood Brothers 100th Cup Victory In Sunday’s Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – One name to keep an eye out on for Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 is Paul Menard. While the Team Penske trio is stealing all the headlines among the favorites, we can’t sleep on Menard either. He recently moved from Richard Childress Racing to the Wood Brothers for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and should immediately be a favorite for this weekend’s season opener. One reason is the Wood Brothers are a Ford team. Ford drivers have won seven straight points paying restrictor plate…

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Chase Elliott Seems To Be Chevrolet’s Best Chance To Win The Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Chase Elliott embarks on his third Daytona 500 start on Sunday. The 22 year old will roll off fourth in the 60th annual race, his worst career starting spot in three tries. Now, is this the year that he finally gets over the hump and wins a race is the first question? If so, can he do it in the Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)? Elliott, has had seven runner-up finishes already in two full Monster Energy Cup Series season, five of which occurring last…

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What Are Realistic Expectations For Danica Patrick’s Final Daytona 500 Start On Sunday?

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – This year’s Daytona Speedweeks has been a lot calmer for Danica Patrick. This year, she doesn’t have to worry about having 37 weeks planned of racing leaving Daytona. Now, she can really focus on her off the track adventures, save 2-3 weeks in May for her Indianapolis 500 plans. That has her way more relaxed and carefree coming into Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Another reason she’s more relaxed is her and her teams approach to Speedweeks. They’ve been conservative in every…

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Front Row Motorsports Sleeper Team To Watch For Sunday’s Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Now that most of the preliminary stuff is behind us, the full focus for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is on the 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The big storyline leading up to the season opener at the Daytona International Speedway is how the race itself will be run. Right now, no one really knows. It’s a big question mark. One thing that we do know, is that the Ford camp will be strong. They’ve been the class of the field during…

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60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Lineup Set

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – With the completion of both Can Am Duels on Thursday night from the Daytona International Speedway, the 40 car starting lineup for Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is now set. Alex Bowman will lead the field to the green in his No. 88 Chevrolet, while Denny Hamlin will start alongside in his No. 11 Toyota. They both kept in conservative on Thursday night and kept their Daytona 500 cars in one piece. 

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