Ford’s Young Guns Prepare to Take on Daytona International Speedway Road Course

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – By all regards, it’s a new generation, crossover all-star pairing for the Ford teams in next Friday’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge season-opener 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

Innovative Evernham Finds Pot of Hall of Fame gold at the End of the ‘Rainbow’

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A portrait of Ray Evernham, crew chief for the #24 Hendrick Motorsports Du Pont Chevrolet talking with his driver Jeff Gordon during the1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Pepsi Southern 500 race on 6 September 1998 at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, United States. Photo – Hulton Archive

Note: This is the fifth in a five-part series of features detailing the careers of each of the five inductees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The inductees, who will be officially enshrined on Jan. 19 (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), are Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Even before answering the first question from a ready group of racing reporters about his induction Friday into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Ray Evernham, 60, insisted on making an important point. Continue reading