Aric Almirola Visits Feeding South Florida Food Bank, Little Havana and Freedom Tower During Road to Daytona 500 Media Tour in Miami

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With the Harley J. Earl DAYTONA 500 trophy in the background, driver Aric Almirola presents a check from his sponsor Smithfield Foods for $6,010 – with the 60 representing the 60th running of the DAYTONA 500 and the 10 representing his new car number – to Paco Velez, President, and CEO of Feeding South Florida. Photo – Courtesy of DIS

Almirola and Smithfield Foods Make Donation to Feeding South Florida Food Bank

Miami is the First Stop of the Road to the DAYTONA 500 Tour                    

Miami, Fla. (January 18, 2018) – The Road to the DAYTONA 500 Tour kicked off Thursday in Miami with Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing. The media tour included visits to Feeding South Florida food bank, the Freedom Tower, Little Havana and local TV studios where Almirola previewed the upcoming 60th annual DAYTONA 500 – the prestigious season opener for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series which will take place Feb. 18th at Daytona International Speedway. Continue reading

NASCAR Updates National Series Sunoco Rookie of The Year Points System

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New Guidelines Designed to Further Highlight Abundance of Young Talent

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2018) –  Exactly one month from today, the green flag will wave over what is expected to be the youngest DAYTONA 500 field in NASCAR history. And today, NASCAR announced an update to the Sunoco Rookie of the Year points structure in all three national series, placing a brighter spotlight on some of those young stars. Continue reading

Danica Patrick and GoDaddy Reunion a Perfect Sendoff

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Photo – Chris Trotman/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Regarding it as “the ultimate fit,” Danica Patrick announced Thursday that GoDaddy would be sponsoring her cars in the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500 this year – the “Danica Double” sendoff to her historic career competing in big time auto racing. Continue reading