Bowman Keeps It Conservative In 1st Duel, Other 2 Teammates Not as Lucky

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the last four years now, Hendrick Motorsports has won at least one Can Am Duel at the Daytona International Speedway during Speedweeks. They swept the twin 60 lap races in 2015, then saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. win the first duel in 2016. Last year, Chase Elliott won the first duel himself. This year, it was Elliott again, this time winning the second duel. That’s basically a three race win streak though in the opening duel in the last three years right? For the 2018 edition, they…

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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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Valvoline Expands Partnership With Hendrick Motorsports, To Sponsor No. 88 Chevrolet Twice A Year

Valvoline Inc. — a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services — has extended its partnership with 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports through 2022. In 2018, Valvoline™ will become a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 of 24-year-old driver Alex Bowman for two Cup Series races annually over the next five seasons. Valvoline also will continue as the Official Lubricants Partner of Hendrick Motorsports and as a major associate sponsor of the team’s full stable of Chevrolet race cars and drivers, which…

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Top Rides Filled By Young Talent In NASCAR For 2018

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is hurrying upon us. We’re just a mere four weeks away from the season opening Daytona 500. One thing that occurred to me lately is that we have just six drivers in the entire field that has ever won a Cup championship. In fact, just one of those six have won multiple titles (Jimmie Johnson 7). Do we see another new champion in 2018? The odds are good for that and that’s because of this new found youth movement in NASCAR. Just…

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5 Storylines For Hendrick Motorsports For 2018 Cup Season

This week is the official 2018 NASCAR Media Week in Charlotte as it quote on quote opens the book on the upcoming season. Speaking of opening up a new book, that’s exactly what Hendrick Motorsports is doing for the 2018 season. Gone are veterans like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne. All three have departed over the last two seasons, two of which retiring from the sport all together. In is the youth movement. Replacing those big names are Chase Elliott (3rd season), William Byron (Rookie) and Alex…

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William Byron Wins Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200, Championship 4 Set

Avondale, AZ – Last year, William Byron led over 100 laps and was well on his way to winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Phoenix Raceway. Unfortunately, his engine blew and his championship hopes were done. On Saturday, Byron got redemption. The JR Motorsports driver had a great pit call on the final pit stop in only taking two tires, and despite having just two Goodyear tires, he held off the field en route to his fourth victory of the season. Byron, stamps his name into the…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will decide who the Championship 4 will be that will race for the 2017 championship next weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Currently all four spots are open, as none of the eight drivers in this round have won a race. In fact, none of the playoff eligible drivers in general have won a race in the actual playoffs itself. Everyone that has advanced on has done so on points alone. Will we see a playoff driver win Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at the…

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