The 2020 Cup Series manufacturer champions want to have another strong season in 2021.
Ford cars had an incredible run in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season as the Mustangs got to the victory lane 18 times that season, which meant that every second race was won by those cars. Mark Rushbrook, Global Director of Ford Performance Motorsports, told that they would be happy to do that again.
“We go with it every race, expecting a win, hoping to win”, Rushbrook said. It’s a very competitive sport and that’s the attitude that you have to have going to the track…
The no.99 Chevrolet Camaro driver is sure that changing teams is not an easy process.
Daniel Suarez will make his debut with Trackhouse Racing during the Speedweeks. Trackhouse is the Mexican’s fourth team in five Cup Series seasons, so the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion told in what way changing teams is challenging.
“As a driver, the last thing you want is to move from team to team, from manufacturer to manufacturer. But sometimes, it’s just out of control of the driver, of the team.”, said Suarez.
“It’s very difficult to be in that position because if you think about…
The 2020 Daytona 500 polesitter wants to avoid mistakes in order to be in the Daytona 500 title contention.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. knows how to win at Daytona International Speedway. JTG-Daugherty Racing’s driver went on to win the 400-mile race at the World Center of Racing back in 2017. During the Daytona 500 media day, Stenhouse Jr. commented on the factor, which could help him get the Harley J. Earl Trophy on February 14th.
“I think it’s just putting myself in better situations throughout the race is what is going to help us battling for that chequered flag,” said the…
The no.4 car driver got over the 2020 troubles quite quickly.
It goes without saying that Kevin Harvick had a season of his life back in 2020–9 race wins, regular season title and it all seemed like the 2014 Cup Series champion would go on to eventually win his second championship. However, it did not happen as the Stewart-Haas Racing driver had a mediocre run after the Round of 16 and got eliminated in the Round of 8. Harvick shared the reflection process after the season.
“As the season ended and we got about a week through [the offseason] I…
Martin Truex Jr. is ready to recover on the difficult 2020 season.
The 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. did not have the year he wanted in terms of winning — the no.19 car driver visited the victory lane only once at Martinsville. Though Truex Jr. had a good season overall, he definitely wanted more victories that season. Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver spoke about how that motivated him to win as many races as possible during the Daytona 500 media day.
“We’re always fired up”, said Martin Truex Jr. “We are working hard to be better at things…
The 22-year-old returns to the team.
Joe Graf Jr. will return to Xfinity Series in 2021. It has been revealed recently that the young driver from Mahwah, NJ will drive for SS GreenLight Racing once again. However, he will drive the no.07 car this time, not no.08. Mike Tyska will be the crew chief for the car.
In the 2020 Xfinity Series season, Joe Graf Jr. had the best finish of 13th at Bristol, Homestead-Miami, and Kentucky. He finished 22nd in the drivers’ standings.
She will make her NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this year.
Natalie Decker will get the taste of the Xfinity Series racing for the first time in 2021. In a recent interview with CCM Magazine, Eagle River’s own confirmed that she will have select appearances in the championship this season. She will drive the no.23 RSS Racing car in 5 events.
Natalie Decker is very inspirational about the announcement: “It means so much to me to show everyone who needs to see it that your goals can happen, and you just have to work hard at it and to be the…
The no.20 Toyota Camry driver feels that he needs to be in the Playoffs in 2021
Christopher Bell will make his return to Joe Gibbs Racing next week at Daytona International Speedway, however, this time this will be at the Cup Series level. Bell had a rookie season at Leavine Family Racing to get the experience needed to deliver great results at JGR as it is the organisation with big expectations. That is why clinching a Playoffs spot for the new no.20 car driver is a must for him.
“It’s a necessity [to get into the Playoffs]”, said Bell during…
The 25-year-old driver shares his feelings on becoming a part of the Daytona 500.
Josh Bilicki will make his Daytona 500 debut next Sunday, but most importantly, he will begin his first full-time Cup Series season in the no.52 Rick Ware Racing car. Speaking about the emotions on joining the Cup Series full-time and driving in the Daytona 500, Bilicki still tries to process it.
“The [Daytona] 500 is, obviously, the biggest race of the year, something I grew up watching. Coming from sportscar background and slowly making my way into NASCAR, I haven’t really thought that the 500 will…
Joey Gase is looking forward to his another Daytona 500 entry.
Joey Gase will make his third appearance in the Daytona 500 this year in the no.53 Rick Ware Racing. During the Daytona 500 media day, Gase shared his emotions on returning to The Great American Race.
“It feels great. The [Daytona] 500 is a dream come true. The funniest time I’ve had in my career in 2017, which was my first Daytona 500 start and we had a really good car”, said Gase. …