McDowell recovers from early flat tire to finish eighth at Daytona’s Road Course

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After a near disaster on the opening lap, Michael McDowell rallied to finish inside the top-10 in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 253. A flat tire at the start of the race dropped McDowell’s No. 34 FR8 Auctions Ford Mustang down the running order. As the Drew Blickensderfer-led team went to […]

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Corey LaJoie: ‘Every week is going to be a better opportunity’

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Just one week ago, Spire Motorsports and NASCAR Cup Series driver Corey LaJoie brought home a top-10 finish in the season opener Daytona 500. Solid way to start the year with our @SpireMotorsport team. Always want a little more but p9 to start the year is what we like to […]

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As the stock car turns: Teammates Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski yet to talk

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Joey Logano was leading the Daytona 500 heading into the final two turns when his teammate Brad Keselowski got a push from Michael McDowell as they all competed for the win – Logano blocked Keselowski and he crashed in a fireball as McDowell reported to Victory Lane. […]

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Michael McDowell pulls off a stunner with last-lap Daytona 500 victory

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service In a stunning upset at the end of an action-filled, rain-interrupted Daytona 500, Front Row Motorsports driver Michael McDowell claimed his first NASCAR Cup Series victory after charging into the lead during a brutal multicar wreck in Turn 3 on the final lap. “I can’t believe it,” McDowell said. […]

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Kurt Busch and Monster Energy leave fans wondering about his future

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In what some are saying is a genius marketing ploy by Monster Energy and Kurt Busch, a nine-minute and 17-second sizzle video posted to YouTube has fans worried if the 2004 NASCAR Cup Series Champion and 2017 Daytona 500 winner is hanging up his helmet. The video […]

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Martin Truex Jr. coming back for more at Joe Gibbs Racing

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After two years with Joe Gibbs Racing, where he tried to win a second NASCAR Championship in 2019 and narrowly missed advancing to the Championship Four in 2020, Martin Truex Jr. and the team have renewed their relationship beyond 2021. “Extending Martin’s agreement has been a big […]

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Christopher Bell excited to get to the racetrack as he returns to JGR

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Christopher Bell makes his much-anticipated return to Joe Gibbs Racing this season, having spent last season behind the wheel of the No. 95 for Leavine Family Racing. Bell is no stranger to the organization having made 74 starts with the JGR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series from 2017-2019. In that […]

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Denny Hamlin: Historic 3rd Straight Daytona 500 Would be ‘Biggest Victory of My Career’

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Every year, the Daytona 500 is one of the year’s most wild and unpredictable motor races. And though the race has given the competitors every wild card in the deck, Denny Hamlin has come out victorious the last two years. Now looking toward the 2021 Daytona 500 on February 14, […]

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