Ben Rhodes Charges to Dramatic Overtime Victory at Daytona

Ben Rhodes charges to victory in a dramatic overtime NASCAR Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.

Ben Rhodes charges to victory in a dramatic overtime NASCAR Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.

With a gaggle of trucks wrecking behind him as the field approached the finish line, Ben Rhodes shot past Cory Roper in the tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway to win Friday night’s NextEra Energy 250, the 2021 season-opener for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

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Grant Enfinger wins a nail-biter in Trucks opener at Daytona

Grant Enfinger celebrates in Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 14: Grant Enfinger, driver of the #98 Champion/Curb Records Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Editors Note: Grant Enfinger is our next guest on Fan4Racing NASCAR Race Review at 8:40 pm ET on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Call 929-477-1790 or join our chat during the LIVE broadcast here.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Grant Enfinger held off charging Jordan Anderson on the final lap of overtime Friday night at Daytona International Speedway to win the NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race by 0.010 seconds.

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Natalie Decker Makes NASCAR Truck Series history

Natalie Decker in the No. 44 for Niece Motorsports
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 14: Natalie Decker, driver of the #44 N29 Technologies LLC Chevrolet, qualifies for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Niece Motorsport’s Natalie Decker was grinning widely before she even arrived at the many microphones and reporters ready to interview the Wisconsin driver following her historical run in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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Quick Racecars and Team Effort Pushes Mason Mitchell Motorsports to Two Top-Ten Finishes at Daytona International Speedway

Fan4Racing Radio guest Kaz Grala at 9 pm ET on Monday, February 20, 2017
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Kyle Weatherman is our guest on Fan4Racing NASCAR & Race Talk, Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9 pm ET. Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite or @Sal_Sigala with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

From the test in early January to this weekend in the Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire at the Daytona International Speedway (DIS), one thing was evident, that all three of the Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) cars were fast.

For the second time as a team in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the 2014 championship team fielded three entries and had success doing it. Kyle Weatherman led the charge with an eighth place finish, Kaz Grala finished in tenth and Quin Houff finished 28th. Continue reading

Stages Announced for Daytona Races

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This year’s Daytona 500 (Feb. 26) will feature two 60-lap stages followed by a final 80-lap stage, with points available in all stages.

Under NASCAR’s 2017 race structure, the top-ten drivers in the first two stages will earn points, with the stage winners also earning one playoff point. The race winner gets 40 points, as well as five playoff points which can be carried forward until the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The PowerShares QQQ 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race will consistent of two 30-lap stages followed by a 60-lap final stage.

The NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race (Feb. 24) will feature two stages of 20 laps each followed by a final stage of 60 laps.

A race will be considered official after the first two stages are complete. The season-opening Daytona 500, for example, will be official after 120 of 200 laps, not after the halfway point as in the past.