Much Different Start to 2017 For Toyota As Well As Ford Than 2016 Season

Last year, Toyota was by far the manufacturer to beat at NASCAR’s top level. They won 16 of the 36 races and 57-percent of the overall laps. A Toyota driver was pacing the field for 5,592 of the 10,523 laps a year ago. They even led 158 of the 200 laps in the season opening Daytona 500 and placed four cars in the top five of the finishing order. The stats only proceeded to get better and better throughout the year too. The 2015 Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch started…

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Daytona Fan Cam Is Back From 2017 Race

The popular DAYTONA 500 Fancam Presented By Outback Steakhouse has returned to help race fans relive their experience at the recent 59th annual “Great American Race” where they witnessed a stunning victory by Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch. The 2017 DAYTONA 500 Fancam Presented By Outback Steakhouse is a photo technology that transforms a high-definition, 360-degree crowd image of Daytona International Speedway into a unique social media fan experience. Designed to recognize the passion of loyal fans, Fancam captures high-definition images of the crowd all the way down to the seat…

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Kurt Busch Says Indy 500 Chances This Year Not Likely

Hampton, GA – When Kurt Busch won the season opening Daytona 500 last weekend, it got everyone wondering if the Stewart-Haas Racing driver would try the Indianapolis 500 for a second time this May. Busch, won at Martinsville in April of 2014, which by virtue of the win, opened him up to giving Indy a try that year. He finished sixth in his rookie debut making him want to try it again. Unfortunately, the last two years didn’t give him a chance to run Indy again. But, with that ‘500 victory,…

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Daytona 500 Dominated By Crew Chiefs With Local Daytona Flavor

Daytona Beach, Fla – For the second straight year, Chase Elliott won the pole for the Daytona 500. But, hidden deeper in that story is his crew chief Alan Gustafson. It was the third straight year that his No. 24 Chevrolet said on the pole for the season opening race as he guided Jeff Gordon to the pole in 2015. That’s a great feat for a local guy as Gustafson grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida. That’s just minutes away from Daytona Beach, Florida. He went to high school at Seabreeze…

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Heartbreak For NASCAR’s Youth Stars In Closing Laps of Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – With three laps to go in Sunday’s Daytona 500, the youth movement was well on their way to showing they’re here to belong in NASCAR’s top level. 21-year old Chase Elliott who was the pole sitter for today’s Daytona 500 and won his Duel on Thursday night, was leading the race. He was three laps away from his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. 24-year old Kyle Larson was running in third at the time while 23-year old Ryan Blaney was fifth. Unfortunately for…

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Classic Teams Wood Brothers, Richard Petty Motorspots Land Top 5’s in Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – Normally the big teams with the massive budgets are up front competing for wins in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on a weekly basis. Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske are usually the teams to beat. That’s why it was so refreshing to see teams like JTG-Daughtery Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports and the Wood Brothers land in the top five of Sunday’s Daytona 500. Ryan Blaney nearly took the Wood Brothers to victory lane for the second time in the last seven years…

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Ford Nabs 3 Cars In Top 4 Finishing Spots, Including 4th Daytona 500 Victory in 7 Years

Daytona Beach, Fla – Everyone thought Hendrick Motorsports or Joe Gibbs Racing would be the ones to beat in Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500. Out of the last 19 Daytona Speedweeks races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series level, they’ve won 15 of them. In fact, they’ve won three of the last four Daytona 500’s. But, if anyone else were to win, Team Penske and their two-car Ford stable were the top ones to pick. Joey Logano won the 2015 Daytona 500 and Penske in general had won six…

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