Post-Daytona Road Course NASCAR Cup Series Power Ranking

Post-Daytona Road Course Power Ranking is for the NASCAR Cup Series after their inaugural race the Go Bowling 235 on the road course at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Post-Daytona Road Course Power Ranking is for the NASCAR Cup Series after their inaugural race the Go Bowling 235 on the road course at Daytona International Speedway.

As if 2020 isn’t already unpredictable enough, imagine how Kevin Harvick was feeling leading the field into the sharp left-handed first turn at the Daytona Road Course on Sunday. While the race didn’t necessarily bring the insanity people were expecting after wreck-filled Xfinity and Truck Series races, the track did give an exhibition of driver skill in its first Cup Series Daytona Road Course event. Chase Elliott grabbed a huge win, his second of the season, and a few drivers picked up some big points in the race as well. 

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Inaugural Daytona Road Course NASCAR Race Review with Hot Topics on Fan4Racing Radio

Inaugural Daytona Road Course NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton along with Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew.

Inaugural Daytona Road Course NASCAR Race Review is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Sal Sigala. Join us for the smartest race talk around! Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew!

This episode centers around the inaugural¬†Daytona¬†Road Course¬†for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity,¬†Gander RV & Outdoors Truck, and ARCA Menards Series.¬†We’ll also update¬†the ARCA East and West with¬†post-race audio as time allows.

The Agenda

  • First,¬†we review the ARCA Menards Series at Daytona.
  • Then, we review the Truck and Xfinity Series at Daytona.
  • Then, we review the Cup Series doubleheader at Daytona
  • Next is Hot Topics Sound Off with our Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Chase Elliott Makes History with First-Ever Daytona Road Course Cup Series Win

Chase Elliott makes history in the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 by winning the series' first-ever race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Chase Elliott makes history in the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 by winning the series’ first-ever race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.

Adding a wrinkle to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, NASCAR decided to race at the Daytona Road Course instead of racing at Watkins Glen because of COVID 19 limitations. For the first time, the NASCAR Cup Series raced the infield road course within the superspeedway oval.

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Elliott Holds Off Hamlin to Win First Cup Race at Daytona Road Course

Elliott holds off Hamlin to win the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 on the series' inaugural race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Elliott holds off Hamlin to win the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 235 on the series’ inaugural race on the Daytona Road Course at Daytona International Speedway.

No practice, no qualifying, new course. No problem for Hendrick Motorsport’s driver Chase Elliott.

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Sheldon Creed Wins Inaugural Truck Race at Daytona Road Course

Sheldon Creed wins the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 16: Sheldon Creed, driver of the No. 2 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at Daytona International Speedway on August 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Sheldon Creed wins the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Sunoco 159 at the Daytona International Speedway road course.

Holding off his GMS Racing teammate Brett Moffitt twice on restarts with less than five laps remaining in Sunday’s Sunoco 159, the 22-year old Sheldon Creed ultimately beat the former series champion by a mere 0.743-seconds in overtime. Creed earns the inaugural NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race victory at Daytona International Speedway’s famed road course for his second victory of the season.

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