By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service
For so many longtime NASCAR fans, Kevin Harvick’s maiden win at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2001 was memorable for the context he scored it in. It was only Harvick’s third start after suddenly being asked to drive Richard Childress Racing’s Chevrolet after Childress’ driver — the great seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt — perished on the final lap of the season-opening Daytona 500.
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By: Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On February 18, in the 2018 Daytona 500, Danica Patrick will drive a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car for the 191st time.
It will also be the last.
Last November at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a tearful Patrick announced she would end her driving career with the “Danica Double”—final appearances in both the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500.
Patrick confirmed on Monday she will drive the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet fielded by Premium Motorsports in her stock car swan song. Both the car number and sponsor harken to her NASCAR debut.
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By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie
This week, on Sirius XM radio’s Happy Hours show Kevin Harvick attributed most of NASCAR’s attendance and ratings slide over the last few years to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s lack of production on the race track.
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SHOW #469 – We’ve got a special episode for you today, we are previewing a brand new NASCAR podcast that we think you’ll enjoy. It’s called Heritage Road, which tells the history of NASCAR like you’ve never heard before. They’re interviewing everyone from the crewmen, to the fans, to the great Bobby Allison. It’s really an insiders look on the sport we love. Subscribe to Heritage Road today, wherever you listen to podcasts. Enjoy. Continue reading “Podcast #469 Heritage Road – NASCAR Podcast Preview”
By: Toby Christie – @Toby_Christie
15 races have come and gone in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and several big-name drivers are still winless. Among the notables: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott, Clint Bowyer and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Continue reading “Sonoma Presents Opportunity for Winless Drivers”