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Feb 20
Thursday

Chevrolet SS to Pace 56th Daytona 500

Chevrolet unveils its pace vehicles Thursday, February 20, 2014 for this weekend's races at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The 2014 Silverado 1500 Crew Cab (l to r) will pace the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 on Friday. The 2014 Camaro SS 1LE will pace the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive4COPD 300 on Saturday, and the 2014 Chevrolet SS will pace the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 on Sunday. (Photo by HHP/Harold Hinson for Chevy Racing) Camaro SS and Silverado 1500 Crew Cab to Also Pace Nationwide, Camping World Truck Series Openers  DETROIT – Chevrolet unveiled today the trio of vehicles that will pace NASCAR’s opening round of events at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.  ·        2014 Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 ·        2014 Camaro SS 1LE in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive4COPD 300 ·        2014 Silverado 1500 Crew Cab in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy 250  All three vehicles sport vibrant red paint schemes designed for this weekend’s events. “Chevrolet is proud to be a part of NASCAR’s season-opening events by pacing all of the races at Daytona International Speedway,” said Jeff Chew, Marketing Manager for Chevrolet Racing. “This will mark Chevrolet’s 11th time pacing the Daytona ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

Sean Corr Returns To Daytona For NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season Opener

Sean Corr MOORESVILLE, NC (FEBRUARY 19, 2014) – Veteran ARCA Series driver and returning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver, Sean Corr, will take to the Daytona pavement for the second time this 2014 season in Fridays NCWTS season opener the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Second Practice Session Speeds

2014 NCWTS Driver Tyler Reddick (Rees Towpower) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images [table=2083](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denote Rookie * Required to Qualify on Time Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Bodine name to be missed in NASCAR Daytona opener

Todd Bodine - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images He (Todd Bodine) wasn’t able to find sponsorship for a ride for Friday’s Truck race at Daytona. Instead, he announced this week on twitter @Team_Onion that he will join the Fox Sports 1 broadcast team for coverage of the NextEra ... FULL STORY »

Germán Quiroga 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview

Germán Quiroga (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images) Germán Quiroga No. 77 OtterBox Toyota Tundra This Week's OtterBox Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Germán Quiroga will pilot chassis No. 019 from the Red Horse Racing stable. This chassis is brand new and will see its first laps ... FULL STORY »

Timothy Peters 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview

Timothy Peters (Photo Credit: John Harrelson / Getty Images) Timothy Peters No. 17 Valvoline / Express Oil Change Toyota Tundra This Week's Valvoline / Express Oil Change Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Timothy Peters will pilot chassis No. 012 from the Red Horse Racing stable in Friday's night's NextEra ... FULL STORY »

Brian Ickler 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview

Brian Ickler Brian Ickler No. 7 Bullet Liner Toyota Tundra This Week's Bullet Liner Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Brian Ickler will pilot chassis No. 140 from the Red Horse Racing stable in Friday's night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. This ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing joins Brad Keselowski’s ‘Crew Challenge’ as Presenting Sponsor
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - One year after a successful launch of 'The Crew Challenge', Ford Racing has joined Brad Keselowski's digital initiative as the presenting sponsor and a key partner of the interactive fan contest. The contest, which will now be known as 'The Crew Challenge presented by Ford ...FULL STORY »
MB Motorsports
MB Motorsports Returns For Jennings’ Daytona Debut; Continues Support Of Eagle Rock Camp
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
MB Motorsports, one of the original NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ teams, is set to return to Daytona International Speedway with Justin Jennings behind the wheel of the #63 Mittler Brothers Machine and Tool Chevy Silverado. Jennings will be looking to make his first series start at Daytona. “I’ve been ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney in the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Cooper Standard Launches Careers For Veterans Program
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Expands Company's Community Outreach and Builds on Military Veterans Related Initiatives of Brad Keselowski Racing Daytona Beach, Florida (February 20, 2014) - Cooper Standard (NYSE: CPS) announced today that the company is building on its community involvement activities with the formation of the "Cooper Standard Careers for Veterans" program. The program ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Unveils New NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Bodies
no responses - Posted 02.19.14
Redesigned Bodies Will Resemble Showroom Counterparts DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2014) — At an event today at the SPRINT Fan Zone at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR officially unveiled newly designed bodies for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race trucks – set to debut on Friday night in the NextEra ...FULL STORY »
Jimmy Weller
Jimmy Weller 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 02.19.14
Jimmy Weller No. 08 Engine Parts Plus / Genmak Geneva-Liberty Steel Chevrolet Silverado Daytona International Speedway - NextEra Energy Resources 250 February 21, 2014 No. 08 Engine Parts Plus / Genmak Geneva-Liberty Steel Chevrolet News and Notes First Start at Daytona International Speedway... Jimmy Weller will make his first career start at Daytona ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Pre Race Notes And Quotes
no responses - Posted 02.19.14
TOYOTA NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Matt Crafton & Darrell Wallace Jr. -- Notes & Quotes Daytona International Speedway – February 19, 2014 MATT CRAFTON, No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra, Thorsport Racing What is your outlook for this season? “Looking forward to 2014 without a doubt. Our Toyota Tundra is ready to go ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Ben Kennedy - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 First Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 02.19.14
Wednesday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) teams kicked off their 2014 season with their first NextEra Energy Resources 250 practice session. And, at the end of the session it was series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Ben Kennedy, with a lap ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images North America)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 02.19.14
Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes: · ROUND TWO: Darrell Wallace, Jr. returns to the driver seat of the No. 54 Toyota Care Toyota ...FULL STORY »


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