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Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

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McMurray Set To Drive Off To Broadcast Booth
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Jamie McMurray is driving in what looks to be his final Cup race on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Garry Eller)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven drivers will realize a career goal Sunday when they start their first Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, but for Jamie McMurray it marks the […]

Sat, 02/16/19 – 18:47 | Comments Off on McMurray Set To Drive Off To Broadcast Booth
Notes: Front Row Continues Its Slow, Steady Biz Plan
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Front Row Motorsports “has not bitten off more than it can chew.”

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Front Row Motorsports owner Bob Jenkins entered NASCAR with a plan to develop his team over an eight- to 10-year period and David Regan believes that approach will be the key to the organization’s longevity.

“He […]

Sat, 02/16/19 – 13:08 | Comments Off on Notes: Front Row Continues Its Slow, Steady Biz Plan
Crew Member Hit By Truck
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By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A crew member was severely injured during Friday night’s Truck Series race at Daytona.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – FDNY Racing jackman Billy Rock suffered a broken shoulder Friday night when he was hit by Bryan Dauzat’s Chevrolet during the chaotic opening laps of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at […]

Sat, 02/16/19 – 9:31 | 2 Comments
Notes: Suarez Feeling Wanted At Stewart-Haas Racing
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Daniel Suarez says his moved from Joe Gibbs Racing to Stewart-Haas has been a good one. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During Daniel Suarez’s first season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the 27-year-old thought he would be at Joe Gibbs Racing longer than […]

Fri, 02/15/19 – 19:12 | Comments Off on Notes: Suarez Feeling Wanted At Stewart-Haas Racing
Happy Anniversary To The Race That Made NASCAR
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Cale Yarborough and the Allison brothers put on a big show at Daytona 40 years ago. Below is the story of that day. (File photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Forty years ago this weekend, a massive blizzard blanketed much of the east coast, dumping record-level snowfall from Massachusetts to Georgia in the […]

Fri, 02/15/19 – 13:49 | Comments Off on Happy Anniversary To The Race That Made NASCAR
Fords Raise Eyebrows In Daytona Duels
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Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to victory in the first Duel qualifying race at Daytona on Thursday night. A Ford also won the second Duel. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ford Motorsports executives exhibited a tremendous amount of confidence in their new […]

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Bubba Brings Personality Back To The Cup Cockpit
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Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, driving for the legendary Richard Petty, is a wheelman and a words man. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The thought at mid afternoon on Wednesday was the same as it has been on many of the past media day afternoons prior to the Daytona 500: Blow […]

Thu, 02/14/19 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Bubba Brings Personality Back To The Cup Cockpit
Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019
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Rookie Daniel Hemric is a good pick to sport historic number at RCR. (RacinTdoday/HHP file photo by /Ashley R Dickerson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daniel Hemric’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rookie season with Richard Childress Racing is filled with sentimentality.

Besides being RCR’s 50th anniversary, Hemric shares his hometown (Kannapolis, N.C.) […]

Wed, 02/13/19 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Hemric Has Number of Reasons To Enjoy 2019
Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation
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Happy times returned to Hendrick Motorsports over the weekend at Daytona International Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Shortly after the end of the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season – a season in which Jimmie Johnson was not only not a race-winner but, crazily, not even consistently competitive – a colleague […]

Mon, 02/11/19 – 15:25 | Comments Off on Jimmie, HMS May Be Coming Out Of Hibernation
Jimmie, Chad Show They Can Still Make Cars Fast
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Seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus showed winning form on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Rusty Jarrett)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and veteran crew chief Chad Knaus showed one thing Sunday at Daytona International Speedway: They can be successful without each other.

Knaus […]

Sun, 02/10/19 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Jimmie, Chad Show They Can Still Make Cars Fast