Austin Dillon’s Daytona 500 Victory is an Extended Family Affair

Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 DOW Chevrolet, speaks to the media during a press conference after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Robert Laberge/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team decided to steal a page from the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates, it would be entirely appropriate. Continue reading

Last-Lap Pass Gives Austin Dillon Dramatic Daytona 500 Victory

Austin Dillon, the driver of the #3 DOW Chevrolet, poses in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon prevailed in a game of Survivor played at 200 miles per hour, winning the Sunday’s Daytona 500 fiercely and unapologetically after turning race leader Aric Almirola in the third corner of the final lap. Continue reading

Optimism Abounds for Chevrolet Owners and the Debut of the Camaro ZL1

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It was billed as a preseason Chevrolet news conference to discuss the manufacturer’s expectations and excitement for the 2018 season, but it also had a distinct vibe – as much like a NASCAR Hall of Fame meet and greet as a launch for Chevy’s new race car. And positive on all accounts. Continue reading

Richard Childress Racing – Return to Prominence

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The buzz about Richard Childress Racing returning to prominence started three years ago when Richard Childress’s grandson Austin Dillon moved up to race full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, bringing the famed No. 3 back to their stable. Already, Dillon has a few career highlights, winning the pole for the Daytona 500 in his first start, making the playoffs in both his second and third year and this year, winning the historic longest race of the season, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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A Phone Call Away – Brian Scott Back with RCR at Iowa Speedway

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So what did it take for Brian Scott to decide to come back to NASCAR racing?

Apparently, all it took was a phone call from the boss for Scott to return to Richard Childress Racing in the No. 3 this weekend for the XFINITY Series US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.  Continue reading