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David Gilliland Lands Daytona 500 Ride

Though he will not drive for the team full time in 2016, David Gilliland is returning to Front Row Motorsports for the Daytona 500. Gilliland will pilot the No. 35 for Front Row Motorsports in the season-opening race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the team announced Wednesday. Show More Summary

Bobby Labonte Reunites with Joe Gibbs Racing for Daytona XFINITY Race

NOS Energy Drink returns to Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2016 season, with Kyle Busch piloting the team’s No. 18 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for multiple races, but another driver will return to the No. 18 that may be even more of a blast for the past. Show More Summary

Brian Vickers Expected to Replace Tony Stewart in Daytona 500

Brian Vickers has emerged as the lead candidate to replace Tony Stewart in the season-opening Daytona 500 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next weekend. According to a report from the Associated Press, Vickers will fill in for the injured Stewart in the Stewart-Haas Racing No. Show More Summary

Frontstretch 5: Things You Need to Know About the NASCAR Charter System

1. It will make very little difference to the racing you see. While the Sprint Cup field will now be comprised of 40 cars instead of 43, thanks to the charter announcement, the impact on the actual racing will be minimal, at least in the short term. Show More Summary

NASCAR Announces Charter System for Sprint Cup Series

It’s official: NASCAR will implement a five-year charter agreement with Sprint Cup team owners that reduces the race field from 43 to 40 cars and guarantee starting positions for chartered teams in every race. NASCAR will award 36 charters...Show More Summary

Cole Whitt Signs with Premium Motorsports

After purchasing the assets of Mike Hillman Racing over the off-season, Premium Motorsports announced it would be fielding two cars in 2016, with one of them competing part-time. The organization has announced it has hired Cole Whitt to pilot the No. Show More Summary

SunEnergy1 to Sponsor Chase Elliott in 2016?

This past weekend, Kenny Habul was part of the driving team for Stevenson Motorsports’ No. 9 Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GT-Daytona class at the Rolex 24. Habul, along with Boris Said, Tristan Vautier and Dion von Moltke, finished eighth in the GT-Daytona class. Show More Summary

Ryan Ellis to Compete at Daytona for FDNY Racing, Working on Sprint Cup Series Plans

FDNY Racing will be back for its 17th season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Ryan Ellis, who has driven for the Jim Rosenblum-owned team since 2014, will return to the seat of the No. 28 Chevrolet for the season-opener at Daytona in February. Show More Summary

Tequila Patron ESM Wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

A 24-hour race is a test of fortitude.  Anything and everything can happen.  From wrecks to blown engines, flawless runs to drives through the infield that could be best described a trainwreck, the Rolex 24 at Daytona is truly a race...Show More Summary

Rolex 24 Update: After 18 Hours

The deep overnight hours produced some big changes, especially in the lower classes.  However, at the very front of the field, not too much changed. Over the previous 12 hours, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing‘s No. 02 had been making up many of the ten laps that were lost when Tony Kanaan was forced to pull... The post Rolex 24 Update: After 18 Hours appeared first on Frontstretch.

Rolex 24 Update: After 12 Hours

The second quarter of the Rolex 24 at Daytona saw a number of contenders run into serious difficulties.  The most notable of these instances was when the No. 60 Ligier JS P2-HPD driven by Oswaldo Negri, Jr. blew an engine in the infield...Show More Summary

Rolex 24 Update: After 6 Hours

Through six hours, the action at the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been intense.  A number of different teams have had their time at the front of the field, while others have struggled with issues. In the Prototypes, Panoz DeltaWing Racing was the star of the show early on.  After starting 13th due to not... The post Rolex 24 Update: After 6 Hours appeared first on Frontstretch.

Multimatic Motorsports, Murillo Racing Take Daytona CTSC Wins

For the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the season-opening BMW Performance 200 is a chance to shake off the cobwebs, get back on the track and have some fun with a number of rivals. Friday afternoon saw some excellent action...Show More Summary

Katherine Legge Tops Rolex 24 Happy Hour Charts

After two days of rain, fog and gloomy weather, Friday morning dawned sunny and the track surface was dry.  Normally, the final practice session for the Rolex 24 is the culmination of the better part of five hours of practice.  However,...Show More Summary

Jan Magnussen Fastest Overall in Wet Night Practice

Most of the teams assembled on-site this weekend at Daytona International Speedway expected to get some dry running under their belts on Thursday, if not before qualifying, then after it during the 90-minute night practice session.  Unfortunately, that did not come to pass. Show More Summary

Friday Faceoff: Did NASCAR Add Too Many Gimmicks?

NASCAR announced several changes last week, including a caution clock in the Truck Series. Is this going to change anything in terms of what fans see on track and/or for race teams? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: The caution clock was a gut shot to me when I first heard it. Show More Summary

Joe Gibbs Racing Prepping for the Future with Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez

Coming off of a championship-winning season with Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing has an obvious goal: to win another title. However, building for the future, even with secure funding for each of its four drivers for multiple seasons, has become the objective. Show More Summary

GT-Le Mans Teams Dominate Short 2nd Practice

After the relatively dry first practice session at Daytona International Speedway, the light rain and mist returned to the World Center of Racing just in time for the 30-minute second practice session.  The result was another session of mixed strategies. Show More Summary

Ozz Negri Tops Opening Daytona WeatherTech Practice

Teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were greeted with dreary skies and some fog on Thursday morning as the first timed session of the season kicked into action.  Despite the wet track, there was no precipitation that fell during the session.  The result was rather mixed. Show More Summary

CJ Wilson Racing Doubles Up in Opening Daytona Practice

In Daytona, Wednesday dawned ugly.  Heavy recent rains turned much of the infield into a mud waller.  Getting even one wheel off the track could spell trouble.  In the first practice, team owner/driver Kris Wright found that out theShow More Summary

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