Fan4Racing NASCAR Weekend Preview of Daytona

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann this Wednesday night at 8:30 pm ET as we rev up races fans for the upcoming weekend of racing on Fan4Racing NASCAR Weekend Preview, then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off at 10 pm ET with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

Our preview this week centers around racing at Daytona International Speedway for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Gander Outdoors Truck, ARCA Menards, East, West Series and sometimes more. So, buckle up, tighten up those seat belts and vroom along with our Fan4Racing Radio crew throughout the 2020 NASCAR racing season!

Sam Mayer Uses Late Surge to Win at New Smyrna

Sam Mayer picks up where he left off in 2019, winning the 2020 season-opening ARCA Menards Series East event. Photo – Matt Stamey

New year, new series, same Sam.

In his first race as defending ARCA Menards Series East champion, Sam Mayer used a late pass on Ty Gibbs to win the Skip’s Western Outfitters 175 at New Smyrna Speedway.

It’s Mayer’s fifth career series win and comes one year after his fourth-place finish in the 2019 season opener.

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Erik Jones Wins the Busch Clash with Help from Denny Hamlin

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 09: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Sport Clips Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Cup Series Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 09, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Jared C Tilton/Getty Images

Speedweeks has officially kicked off for the NASCAR Cup Series with the 2020 Daytona 500 qualifying, and the Busch Clash. 18 drivers made up the field by either winning a pole in the previous season, making the playoffs in the previous season, or winning the Daytona 500 at some point in their career. All three Team Penske drivers, all four Hendrick Motorsports drivers, and all four Joe Gibbs Racing drivers were part of the field and heavily favorited.

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