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2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season embraces road racing

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks - Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas , Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course and Road America. The previous most the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957. Series Track Track Type Winner Date Season Cup Augusta Road Course Fireball Roberts 11/17/1963 1964 Cup Bridgehampton Road Course Billy Wade...
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Michael McDowell looks to join elite company to win first two races of the season

Michael McDowell looks to join elite company to win first two races of the season

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

Michael McDowell's win paid out at 100/1 odds After bagging the biggest race in NASCAR, the Daytona 500, Front Row Motorsports' Michael McDowell must come back down from the Cloud-9-type celebration all week and return his focus to battle it out on the 3.61-mile, 14-turn Daytona International Speedway Road Course in the O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 At DAYTONA this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio in hopes of becoming just the sixth different driver to win the first two races of a NASCAR Cup Series season.
If McDowell can accomplish the feat, he will join some elite...
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King of the Road: Elliott looking for his sixth career road course victory

King of the Road: Elliott looking for his sixth career road course victory

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

No active driver has more wins on road courses in the NASCAR Cup Series than Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott. What's even more impressive is Elliott's ascension to the ‘King of the Road' in the series has all happened since 2018. In the last seven NASCAR Cup Series road course races, Elliott has won five including the last three consecutively.
Chase Elliott's road course dominance has garnered him five wins which has him tied for seventh on the NASCAR Cup Series all-time road course wins list with Dan Gurney, Darrell Waltrip and Tim Richmond.
If the defending winner of the Daytona Road...
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Kyle Larson is 16/1 to win on Daytona Road Course

Kyle Larson is 16/1 to win on Daytona Road Course

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

No. 5 NationsGuard Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, on his first DAYTONA Road Course race: “It'll be a challenge since I haven't turned a lap on the road course at Daytona in a Cup car yet, although I have run a couple sports car races there. Those are two very different type cars, but at least I have some laps on the track. Cliff has some experience with Jimmie there last year and they had a good run, so that gives me confidence. I was able to watch last year's race, watch some onboard footage to get an idea of shifting and braking points...
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Daytona Road Course Data

Daytona Road Course Data

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

Daytona Road Course Data Season Race : 2 of 36 (02-21-21) Track Size : 3.61-miles Track Type : Road Course Number of Turns: 14 Elevation Change: 31 degrees Race Length : 70 laps Stage 1 and 2 Length : 16 laps Stage 2 Length : 18 laps Final Stage Length : 36 laps Top 10 Daytona RC Driver Ratings Chase Elliott.............. 135.3 Martin Truex Jr............. 126.5 Denny Hamlin............. 116.0 William Byron............. 102.3 Joey Logano............... 86.3 Michael McDowell............ 85.7 Erik Jones................ 85.7 Alex Bowman.............. 84.8 Kurt Busch............... 84.7 Aric...
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Alex Bowman is 25/1 at William Hill to win on Daytona Road Course

Alex Bowman is 25/1 at William Hill to win on Daytona Road Course

16 days ago   |   By NASCAR notes

Bowman to Elliott: "Share some road course stuff, please."
No. 48 Ally Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
FRONT-ROW SUCCESS: In his four DAYTONA 500 qualifying efforts with Hendrick Motorsports, Alex Bowman has sat on the front row each season. The Tucson, Arizona, native is the only driver in history to sit on the front row of “The Great American Race” in four consecutive starts. Bowman captured the pole award in 2018 and 2021 and started second in 2019 and 2020. Crew chief Greg Ives is the only crew chief in DAYTONA 500 history to earn a front row starting position in five consecutive seasons...
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