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2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Cole Whitt

NASCAR Driver Cole Whitt - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 35 Speed Stick Ford Fusion, will be entering his first season with Front Row Motorsports. Following is a transcript of his media day session at Daytona International Speedway. COLE WHITT – No. 35 Speed Stick Ford Fusion – HOW MANY DRIVERS CAN WIN THE DAYTONA 500?  “I think all 43 can win down here, for sure.  I think it’s restrictor plate racing and Daytona just produces that kind of race for us.  The restrictor plates, the big track, just everything about it kind of gives us that opportunity to make the most out of these tracks.  As a smaller team, we highlight these races because we know this is our chance to step up and ... FULL STORY »

Brett Moffitt Expected To Drive Front Row Motorsports Entry At Las Vegas Motor Speedway
By Chris Knight

NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brett Moffitt may have hit the jackpot before he even arrives in Las Vegas. Moffitt, the Michael Waltrip Racing development driver is expected to drive the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, sources tell CATCHFENCE.com An announcement is expected as early as Wednesday. Moffitt will fill-in for David Ragan whose subbing in the No. 18 Toyota Camry at Joe Gibbs Racing for the injured Kyle Busch. Sources close to the situation say that Moffitt’s contract with Michael Waltrip Racing does not forbid him from driving for another manufacturer, despite MWR’s tight relationship with Toyota. Undoubtedly, the opportunity with FRM arrives on the heels’ of the West Grimes, Iowa native's stout eighth place ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Ryan Newman

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Ryan Newman speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. IF JEFF GORDON HAD NOT COME TO NASCAR AND HAD THE SUCCESS THAT HE DID, DO YOU THINK THAT GUYS LIKE ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Matt Kenseth

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is the key to tire management? "I think it depends a lot on the tire and the track surface. I think it's changed a lot over the years. Last year ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Jeff Gordon

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. Q. How many people out of the 43 that are going to be in the 500 can actually ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Brian Vickers

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How are you feeling after surgery in December? "I'm feeling good considering everything. It's amazing with everything that's happened and how fast the recovery has been and how well I ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Michael Annett

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael Annett speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images MICHAEL ANNETT, NO. 46 PILOT FLYING J CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. Partial transcript: YOU PROBABLY HAD FUN DOING THIS AS A KID, AND NOW YOU GET TO DO IT AS ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 NATIONWIDE CHEVROLET SS met with media on Media Day at DIS. Transcript: Q. What's your favorite Jeff Gordon memory? DALE EARNHARDT JR.:  What's my favorite one?  There's a lot.  You know, we've raced each other a lot, ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards
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CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How important is change to a driver? "I believe that change in itself is good because it puts a lot of pressure on you. I feel that right now and I'm actually nervous and I think that's good. That's a motivator and ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
In more ways than one, Jeff Gordon changed NASCAR racing
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— Jeff Gordon’s impact on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing was immediate and substantial. In 1994, his second full season at NASCAR’s highest level, Gordon won the Coca-Cola 600 and the inaugural Brickyard 400. In 1995, he won the first of his four series titles. After last year’s four-win season, ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Paul Menard poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Paul Menard
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
PAUL MENARD, NO. 27 RCR PEAK/MENARDS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. I AM SURE A LOT OF FANS WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOUR JOB IN DRIVING A RACE CAR, TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THAT: “Yeah, ever since I was a ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Kyle Larson
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS met with media during Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. ON THE NEW SEASON: “We’re anxious to just get going. We hope we’re still competitive with the new rules package. Everybody gets excited for the season to start. Once the season starts, yeah, just hope ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Aric Almirola
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “Winning at Daytona is special for anybody, but winning at Daytona, for me, is really special because I grew up here.  I grew up sitting in those grandstands and dreaming about what it would be like to have a chance to ...FULL STORY »
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Hillman Announces Partnership to Form Hillman Smith Motorsports
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
NASCAR Sprint Cup Team Expands Resources for Cassill and No. 40 Entry MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 12, 2015) – Mike Hillman, founder of Hillman Racing and the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 40 team, has added West Coast businessman Gordon Smith as co-owner of the newly rebranded Hillman Smith Motorsports, which ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Greg Biffle poses for a photo during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Greg Biffle
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
GREG BIFFLE, No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – WHAT IS A FEATURE ON YOUR RACE CAR THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO SEE ON YOUR PRODUCTION CAR? “800 horsepower. I will start with that one.” WHAT IS ONE FEATURE OF A PRODUCTION CAR YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN YOUR RACE CAR? ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Danica Patrick speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Disappointed GoDaddy Super Bowl Ad Pulled
no responses - Posted 02.12.15
2013 Daytona 500 pole sitter Danica Patrick seemed somewhat surprised, but admitted that she was rather disappointed that her sponsor GoDaddy's Super Bowl ad was pulled just days before Super Bowl XLIX. Patrick who’s appeared in more Super Bowl commercials than any other celebrity was set to appear in an ad ...FULL STORY »


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