SHOW #556 – Guest: Austin Hill – We recap the wreck filled Daytona weekend, examine in detail Jimmie’s woes, is Toby the new Jayski?, Blaney goes for new world record, sad news, plus a full preview of the Atlanta Folds of Honor Quick Trip 500 and tons of shenanigans. Hosted by Toby “QT” Christie and Kerry “Folds” Murphey

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SHOW #555 – We recap the thrilling victory of Jimmie Johnson in The Clash, review the Daytona 500 pole sitter William Byron’s qualifying run, Paul Menard wrecked the field, Toby thinks otherwise, Jimmie to run a lot at the Boston Marathon, a full preview of the 61st running of the Daytona 500, plus we hear from tons of drivers in our montage segment and tons more. Hosted by Kerry “Jimmie is awesome” Murphey and Toby “Paul Menard Fanboy” Christie.

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By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

Daytona International Speedway announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be the honorary driver of the pace vehicle for the upcoming 61st-annual Daytona 500. Earnhardt will pace the field in a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. According to the release, this will be the first time that a truck has been the pace vehicle for The Great American Race. Continue reading “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Drive Pace Truck For the Daytona 500”

By: Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @toby_christie

Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon, Chris Buescher and Ryan Blaney. These are all drivers who have recorded their first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup victories since Chase Elliott began his Cup Series career in 2016. Yet Elliott, one of the best pure talents the sport has seen in a long time remains winless.

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By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Michael McDowell has come out of the gates swinging.

In his first start for Front Row Motorsports, McDowell started 22nd in the No. 34 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion, and he showed great speed for the majority of the Daytona 500.

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February 18, 2018

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon prevailed in a game of Survivor played at 200 miles per hour, winning the Sunday’s Daytona 500 fiercely and unapologetically after turning race leader Aric Almirola in the third corner of the final lap. Continue reading “Last-lap pass gives Austin Dillon dramatic Daytona 500 victory”

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Speedweeks 2018 is in the books. For the last couple of weeks, we were treated to a stunning display of brightly colored race cars driving two to three, and sometimes four-wide.

We saw breathtaking crashes, that luckily every driver walked away from.

In all, 58 machines were wadded up past the point of being able to finish the race between the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series events in Daytona. Continue reading “There’s More Than Wrecked Cars to Talk About After Daytona”

Racing Legends: The First Daytona 500

Written by Toby Christie

It’s the biggest race of them all. The Great American Race. The Daytona 500. Winning this one race does more than simply add a trophy to the mantle. A win in this race validates all the blood sweat and tears shed on the path to the top level of NASCAR.

It may be the biggest race of the season, but it’s also one of the wildest. Packs of three and four wide at over 200-miles-per-hour is common place, and seemingly just as common is the dreaded big one. A horrifying crash that can wipe out 10-15-20 or more cars in one fell swoop.

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