Hamlin, Logano Overcome Pit Road Penalties To Finish With Daytona 500 Top 5’s

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The final box score for the 60th annual Daytona 500 will read Denny Hamlin with a third place finish and Joey Logano a fourth. It will say the combined to lead 25 laps. But, it doesn’t tell the whole story. Both drivers had to overcome pit road penalties, both at opposite ends of the pit road and of the race too. 

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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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Ford, Team Penske Dominating Speedweeks Thus Far

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – It should come to no surprise, but the Ford camp is dominating the 2018 Daytona Speedweeks thus far. After three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, they’ve won two of them. In fact, Ford drivers finished 1-2-3-4 in the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona last Sunday. Then, in the first Duel on Thursday night, they were 1-2 and had four drivers finish inside the top five. In the second Duel, they saw four more cars finish in the top eight. 

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Logano 2nd Place Again On Thursday Night In Duel No. 1

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – You know the saying, second place is the first loser right? It’s like kissing your sister they say. Well, Joey Logano is the perfect bridesmaid during this year’s Daytona Speedweeks. Last Sunday, Logano brought his No. 22 Ford home second in the 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona. Here narrowly lost to his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski in a 1-2 Penske finish. 

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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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Brad Keselowski Earns 1st Career Speedweeks Victory With Clash Domination

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Brad Keselowski tweeted before Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona that he would win the race later on in the afternoon. Well, he called his shot. Keselowski, became the third driver in the last four years of the Clash to start 15th or worse and reach victory lane. The Team Penske driver started last in 17th. Keselowski, quickly drove through the field in leading a race-high 43 of the 75 laps en route to his first Daytona Speedweeks victory of his career. It was pure domination.…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The racing season is here. Sunday, will mark the 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 17 drivers will take on the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway to kick Speedweeks off with a win. Out of those 17 drivers though, I broke it down to who I think the five favorites are going to be. Listen: Clash Preview Podcast While there won’t be any qualifying for this race and very limited practice time, it will be difficult to predict…

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