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”

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Roger Penske Indy 500Roger Penske to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car
April 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – A unique version of the new, 2017 Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition will lead the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next month, driven by motorsports legend Roger Penske, who is marking 50 years as a race team owner.
It’s the ninth time Camaro has served as the pace car and the 27th time for Chevrolet, dating back to 1948. Continue reading “Roger Penske Driving Indy 500 Pace Car at 100th running”

INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Continue reading “Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500”

SHOW #199 – Guest: Ford Racing’s Tim Duerr, discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr. being the best Hendrick Motorsports driver, Denny Hamlin’s Kansas win, Bristol’s grinding job, and preview short track racing at Richmond. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
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