Donny Lia (No. 4 Mystic Missile Racing Dodge) has 17 wins, 19 poles and 75 top 10s in 149 career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts.
Brothers Enrique and Carlos Contreras are pleased to announce the formation of the first Mexican team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), Contreras Motorsports.
Lira Motorsports welcomes a new face to the 2016 season, a face that is recognizable in the Camping World Truck Series after his rookie debut and a top 20 finish in the season points last year.
Germain Racing will enter the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS in Saturday night's 75-lap Sprint Unlimited.
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that DC Solar will return as the season-long partner on the No. 48 Chevy Camaro with Brennan Poole behind the wheel.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is head and shoulders above the competition on restrictor-plate, superspeedways both in terms of average finishes, number of victories, top-fives, and top-10s. He will be the starter of choice for most players this week.
In his new ride with HScott Motorsports, Clint Bowyer should be this year’s best dark horse for the Daytona 500. In 40 career starts on plate tracks, he has the second-best career average finish with a 15.05.
Kevin Harvick has the third-best average finish on plate track among active, fulltime drivers with a 15.54 in 59 starts. One of the reasons for his solid average is because he has two wins at Daytona International Speedway and one at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Kurt Busch has the fourth-best average finish on plate tracks with a 16.81, but that only tells half the story. He has amassed this amazing average starting 59 races, which makes him a more than solid plate racer.
Jimmie Johnson has been an all-or-nothing racer on plate tracks during his career. With 18 top-fives in his career, he is second only to Dale Earnhardt Jr. in that regard, but his career average finish of 16.93 puts him sixth on that chart.
Matt Kenseth has the eighth-best average finish among fulltime, active drivers on this track type but he is heading in the wrong direction. His last four starts on restrictor-plate, superspeedways ended outside the top 20.
Bobby Hamilton, Jr.’s full circle in racing has led the Nashville, Tennessee third-generation racer right back to his roots…right back to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards.