After Best Season In 6 Years, Bowyer Has Low Expectations For How 2019 Will Go

Clint Bowyer has went through it all. From a stable ride with Michael Waltrip Racing, with being a legitimate championship contender with them, to losing his ride in their fallout resulting in hitting rock bottom, Bowyer found his happiness again in 2018. In 2012, Bowyer’s first season at MWR, he won three races, had 10 top five finishes and 23 top 10’s in 36 starts. He finished runner-up in the final standings that season. A year later, he didn’t win, but had 10 more top five finishes and 19 top…

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JTG Daugherty Racing Reveals New Kroger Sponsorship Details

For a quarter of a century, JTG Daugherty Racing has been admired as a NASCAR team that is progressive in their sponsorship program development. The team today announced a revolutionary new NASCAR sponsorship strategy that focuses on shopper themes and will help participating brands communicate more effectively with consumers. The goal: to significantly increase sales for the sponsor brands and for The Kroger Co. Kroger Pickup, Delivery, Ship The No. 47 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series entry, driven this year by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Ryan Preece, will…

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What IndyCar And NASCAR Drivers And With Whom Are Racing In 57th Annual Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

With the annual end of January stop to the Daytona International Speedway means several IMSA cars going for the win in the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. That normally means we even see some IndyCar and NASCAR Drivers show up to race too. The last few years though, there’s been more and more coming. This season, the entry list is filled with current or former open wheel drivers with very few from NASCAR country racing on the 3.56-mile road course. The 2019 edition will feature 26 drivers with an open…

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McMurray To Have AdventHealth Sponsorship For Clash

AdventHealth announced on Wednesday that former Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray will run the No. 40 AdventHealth Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, in the 2019 Clash at Daytona. The entry, in conjunction with Spire Motorsports, is the season-opening event of 2019 at Daytona Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth. In addition, AdventHealth and Chip Ganassi Racing also introduce the Human Innovation and Development Lab (HIDL) to focus on unique training to prepare their athletes both mentally and physically. The HIDL will be located at the Chip Ganassi Racing shop in Concord, NC. The HIDL…

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Quin Houff To Drive Half Of The 2019 Season With Spire Team

Spire Motorsports announced on Tuesday that they have found a driver for their No. 77 Chevrolet. Jamie McMurray will pilot their car in the season opening Daytona 500 with a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing. The car number for that race and that race only will be No. 40. For half of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Quin Houff will drive the normal No. 77 entry. Houff, 21, is a true rookie and has only made 10 career starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. His best finish…

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Todd Gilliland To Return To Kyle Busch Motorsports In 2019

 Kyle Busch Motorsports announced on Tuesday that Todd Gilliland will return to the organization as the full-time driver of the No. 4 Tundra for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. JBL, part of the HARMAN portfolio of legendary audio brands–and Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, are also both returning as primary sponsors on Gilliland’s Toyota. Gilliland competed in 19 of 23 races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for KBM in 2018, moving into a full-time role once he turned 18 on…

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Youth Movement Vs. Veterans In 2019 Should Be Huge Storyline

Heading into the opening of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, one of the biggest storylines had to have been the youth vs. veteran movement. Last year, was the wave of younger NASCAR drivers replacing the so called veterans of the sport in top rides. For example, out of the Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske stables, three of the most successful teams in the sport, seven of the 11 rides belonged to drivers under the age of 27. Six of those seven were 25 and…

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McMurray To Run Daytona 500 With Ganassi But With Spire Charter

Jamie McMurray’s advisory role with Chip Ganassi Racing will have to wait until Atlanta to start. On Friday, CGR announced that McMurray will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet for the season opening Daytona 500. McMurray will be making his 17th start in the “Great American Race”, when the Daytona 500 kicks-off the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) regular season on Feb. 17.  McMurray’s Daytona 500 race car will carry sponsorship from several companies that have been integral to his NASCAR career. The No. 40 Chevrolet will feature branding…

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Fire Alarm Services To Sponsor Nemechek With GMS For 13 Races In 2019

GMS Racing announced on Friday that Fire Alarm Services, Inc., (FAS), a provider in a superior fire, life safety, and security services, will serve as primary sponsor for John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 23 GMS Racing team in 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) races in 2019.   Since 2016, FAS has been a supporter of Nemechek. The Colorado-based company served as a primary sponsor in multiple NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) races for Nemechek, as well as 11 NXS races in 2018. FAS has been apart of many of…

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Glen Wood, 93, Co Founder Of Wood Brothers Passes Away

Glen Wood, 93 passed away on Friday morning. It comes a week after another NASCAR organization, Joe Gibbs Racing, lost a key member too. Last week, JGR announced that J.D. Gibbs, son of team owner Joe Gibbs, passed away after a battle with a neurological disorder. On Friday, the Wood Brothers lost one of their co founders. Wood, has battled declining health recently. He originally started off as a driver. Wood, made over 100 career starts in his day. In 1964, he decided to hang up to helmet and focus…

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