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

    6 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

    6 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

    6 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

    6 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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