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Aric Almirola is 28/1 to win 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington

One year ago   |   By NASCAR notes

ARIC ALMIROLA Playoff Bound, Throwback Style
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10 Go Bowling Throwback Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series, will sport a special paint scheme this weekend honoring Glenn “Fireball” Roberts' 1957 season, during which he won eight races. It's a fitting paint scheme as Almirola begins his 2020 Cup Series playoff journey starting with Sunday night's Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Roberts' eight victories in 1957 was a career high for a single season. Roberts was from Central Florida and attended college...
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Cole Custer is 125/1 to win 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington

One year ago   |   By NASCAR notes

COLE CUSTER First Playoff Race for Cup Series Rookie of the Year
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - Cole Custer and the No. 41 HaasTooling.com team for Stewart-Haas Racing make the short jaunt down to South Carolina for Sunday night's Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Custer will make his 30th career start in NASCAR's premiere series. While HaasTooling.com will adorn Custer's No. 41 Ford Mustang this weekend at Darlington, the car will have a unique look as part of Throwback Weekend at the historic track. In keeping with the theme, Custer's Mustang is modeled after Curtis Turner's...
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Kevin Harvick is 3/1 favorite to win 2020 Southern 500

One year ago   |   By NASCAR notes

KEVIN HARVICK Back to the Future
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina - Everyone who grew up in the 1980s loved the movie Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox.
Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Beer Throwback Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing, is hoping to go Back to the Future for the next week en route the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship.
The Busch Beer Throwback scheme pays tribute to Harvick's championships in what was then known as the NASCAR Busch Series. He won his first in 2001 and followed that up with another in 2006. Those titles helped Harvick learn how to win...
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Kyle Busch is 12/1 to win 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington

One year ago   |   By NASCAR notes

KYLE BUSCH Throwing it Back to 2004
HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina -While Mars Wrigley Confectionery's involvement with NASCAR team sponsorship started all the way back in 1990, the beginnings of the M&M'S brand scheme fans see today with the core yellow M&M'S scheme started back in 2004, when the M&M'S lentils first fully adorned the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing machine.
As Kyle Busch heads back to Darlington Raceway for the annual “Throwback Weekend”, M&M'S will go back to the base of the scheme he's taken to victory lane so many times during his 13-plus seasons driving the No. 18 M&M'S...
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William Byron is 30/1 to win 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington

William Byron is 30/1 to win 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington

One year ago   |   By NASCAR notes

William Byron was 12th in his last Darlington race. Driver William Byron winning the final race before the playoffs:
"Fortunately, we have pretty long weeks now with no practice or qualifying. We get two extra days, essentially. So we have had a couple days to take everything in and enjoy the win before turning on to Darlington. Darlington is a track that we've traditionally run well at and had a decent car in the spring this year. We'll make some changes off of our previous setup and I think we'll be in a good place.”
Byron on his feelings of getting his first Cup win:
“It was honestly...
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