• Chase Elliott looking to improve upon poor Daytona 500 results

    6 monthes ago - By NASCAR notes

    Chase Elliott is 10/1 to win Clash at Daytona. Driver Chase Elliott Hometown Dawsonville, Georgia
    Age 23
    KEEP THE STREAK ALIVE: In each of the last three seasons, Chase Elliott has won at least one race during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway - the longest active streak. In 2016, the 23-year-old driver won the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener. The following year, Elliott collected his first career Duel victory at Daytona in the first qualifying event of the evening. He continued the streak in 2018 by winning his second consecutive Duel. In addition to those victories...
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  • William Byron and Chad Knaus debut as team at Daytona

    William Byron and Chad Knaus debut as team at Daytona

    6 monthes ago - By NASCAR notes

    William Byron is 40/1 to win the Daytona 500. William Byron on the start of the season:
    “We didn't get to test this offseason, so our first real test as a team and with the car will be when we unload for Daytona Speedweeks. I think it's going to be less of a learning curve for us though, hopefully. We've really jelled as a team so far, and now the rookie stripes are off and I have a better idea of what to really expect, not just at Daytona but at a lot of the tracks. I feel like last year we weren't sure what to expect going into Daytona. We made progress when we went back to Daytona in...
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  • Jimmie Johnson 2019 re-boot begins at Daytona

    Jimmie Johnson 2019 re-boot begins at Daytona

    6 monthes ago - By NASCAR notes

    Jimmie Johnson is 25/1 to win Clash and 25/1 to win Daytona 500. Driver Jimmie Johnson Hometown El Cajon, California
    Age 43
    Jimmie Johnson on the new rules package:
    “With the rules change, we are all at ground zero. I think the cars will be closer together with a lot more passing. I think it will bring some real excitement, but it's going to put the field on equal footing. Looking ahead, some tracks will showcase the rules package better than others, but all-in-all I don't care what package is underneath the race car, I just want to win.”
    Johnson on winning at Daytona:
    “Daytona finishes...
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  • Vegas oddsmakers give Menard respect, 40/1 to win Daytona 500

    Vegas oddsmakers give Menard respect, 40/1 to win Daytona 500

    6 monthes ago - By NASCAR notes

    Paul Menard is 40/1 to win Daytona 500. The season-opening Daytona 500 always brings an air of optimism to the NASCAR race teams who have spent a big portion of the off season preparing for the event that has come to be known as the “Great American Race.”
    Adding to the positive vibes for Paul Menard and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane team is the upcoming competitive debut of the Ford Mustang, which will be making its first appearance in a points-paying Monster Energy Cup Series race.
    Menard, like his fellow Ford drivers, is confident that the folks from Ford Performance have come up with...
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