Mark Martin announced Tuesday that he will not drive the No. 55 in 2014 and expects the No. 55 to be occupied by a full-time driver. That opens the door for a full-time driver to take his place. But who will it be or who should it be? Continue reading →
The Shootout is going back to the way things use to be come February at Daytona and two of NASCAR’s biggest names will not be there.
In 2013, drivers eligible for the Shootout include pole winners from the 2012 season and past Shootout winners.
Brad Keselowski celebrates the 2012 championship. (John Harrelson/Getty Images)
Two of the sport’s biggest drivers didn’t make that list. Those drivers include last year’s Sprint Cup champion, Brad Keselowski, and Clint Bowyer. Two of the sports most refreshing and outspoken drivers will be no where to be found on the race track when NASCAR hits the track that Saturday night. Neither driver grabbed a pole in 2012 or has won the Shootout in the past. Continue reading →
Formerly known as Dover Downs Speedway, the track was renamed in 2002 to Dover International Speedway and is located in Dover, Delaware. They broke ground in 1966 and opened in 1969 and host two cup events each year. It is a one mile oval with 24 degrees of banking in the turns and 9 degrees of banking on the straights. The surface is concrete, although it was asphalt until 1995 and now seats 135,000. Continue reading →