Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1000bulbs.com To Sponsor Ragan In 2018

Shriners Hospitals for Children will once again sponsor David Ragan and Front Row Motorsports’ (FRM) No. 38 Ford Fusion in 2018.  Shriners Hospitals for Children will be the primary sponsor of Ragan during three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races: Dover International Speedway on May 6, Daytona International Speedway on July 7 and Bristol Motor Speedway on August 18. For a third consecutive year, Shriners Hospitals for Children will support the on-track efforts of Ragan, who has a close relationship with the health care system.  Ragan has been a member…

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Front Row Motosports Pairs McDowell and Ragan For 2018 Cup Season, Expands Ford Partnership

Front Row Motorsports will step up its two-car Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series program in 2018 with an elevated partnership with Ford Performance. The Bob Jenkins-owned team will put experience behind the wheel of its Fords, re-signing veteran David Ragan and adding free agent Michael McDowell to the driver roster. The 2018 season will mark Front Row Motorsports’ ninth with Ford Performance, the team’s manufacturing partner since expanding to a multi-car organization in 2010. The agreement will include an expanded technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing.

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Brandeis Back on No. 38 Ford This Weekend at Kentucky

Brandeis Machinery will be a new partner of Front Row Motorsports when it joins David Ragan’s No. 38 team for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. The Louisville-based company sells, services and rents heavy-duty equipment for industries including construction, mining, forestry, and scrap and waste material handling. Brandeis has partnered with Ragan in the past, but the Kentucky Monster Energy Cup Series event will be the first time the company will team up with Front Row Motorsports.

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Winless Drivers to Watch This Weekend at Talladega

With NASCAR rewarding a Chase spot for all race winners now, its made the restrictor plate races during the regular season a crap shoot. These are three good chances for drivers who wouldn’t normally have a good chance of winning on a weekly basis, to reach victory lane and put themselves in the playoffs come September. Then, came the stages and playoff points available. It made Daytona back in February carnage. 

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Sunday’s Auto Club 400 Could Be Survival of the Fittest

Fontana, Calif – After three practice sessions as well as a three-round qualifying session, one thing is for sure entering Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) this weekend’s race could be an event of the survival of the fittest. The 2-mile Auto Club Speedway has chewed up and spit out several cars so far this weekend, as we’ve seen a bunch of crashes. Among those two incidents were two of the top drivers to recently race at Fontana. It all started in Friday’s lone practice session of the day…

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David Ragan/Kyle Busch Lead Daytona 500 Practice on Friday

Daytona Beach, Fla – With practice being rained out on Thursday, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers were finally able to hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway for the first two practice sessions on Friday afternoon. Today was technically the first practices for Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN), as the only other time these cars have been on track outside of last night’s Can-Am Duels, was for Daytona 500 qualifying practice on Saturday afternoon. The big difference though, was Saturday’s session was single car…

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David Ragan/Landon Cassill Back With Front Row Motorsports for 2017 NASCAR Season

Front Row Motorsports will have two familiar faces behind the wheels of its racecars in 2017. Landon Cassill will return to the team and drive the No. 34 Ford after an impressive first season with the team in 2016. David Ragan, who drove for the Statesville-based organization from 2012 to 2015 and earned its first win, will rejoin the team to drive the No. 38 Ford. The team will continue its technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing and its engine program with Roush Yates Engines. The 27-year-old Cassill earned seven…

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