Christopher Bell’s Late Push to his First Cup Series Win

Christopher Bell's late push in the closing laps earns him his first NASCAR Cup Series win on the Daytona Road Course on Sunday evening.

The NASCAR Cup Series stays at Daytona International Speedway to run on its road course. Its 15-turn course takes the field through a winding infield before returning onto the superspeedway where drivers race down the backstretch to a tricky chicane. Cars and driver’s ability to control the brakes are so crucial in this course with all the tight hairpin turns. Brake failure often ruins a team’s day in road course racing. 

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Christopher Bell Earns First Win in NASCAR Cup Series on the Daytona Road Course

Christopher Bell earns first win in the NASCAR Cup Series on the Daytona Road Course by passing Joey Logano late on Sunday afternoon.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the second consecutive week, Daytona International Speedway crowned a first-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner. Joe Gibbs Racing driver, Christopher Bell, earned the honor Sunday on the track’s road course, taking the lead from Joey Logano with two laps to go and pulling away to a comfortable 2.119-second victory over the former series champion.

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Daytona Road Course NASCAR Weekend Preview with Hot Topics on Fan4Racing Radio

Daytona Road Course NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Andy Laskey. Join us as we rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then, stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing crew! 

Our guest on this episode is…

Nick Sanchez

ARCA Menards Series driver talks about his 2021 season with Rev Racing.

This episode centers around Daytona Road Course for the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Truck Series. We’ll also give a few updates from the ARCA, ARCA East, and ARCA West.

The Agenda

  • First, we offer some ARCA, ARCA East, and ARCA West updates.
  • Then, our guest Nick Sanchez joins the conversation.
  • Next, we preview the NASCAR Truck Series at Daytona
  • Next, our preview continues with the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series at Daytona
  • Then, it’s Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Daytona 500 Winners and Losers

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Daytona 500 Winners and Losers in the NASCAR Cup Series highlights the big or small victories and defeats for drivers throughout the 2021 season.

Daytona 500 Winners and Losers in the NASCAR Cup Series highlights the big or small victories and defeats for drivers throughout the 2021 season.

In each week of NASCAR racing, there are the obvious winners and losers from the different races. So, it’s important to look a little bit deeper into the effect of the result of these races, and how certain drivers, teams, and other NASCAR-affiliate entities are feeling about the weekend. Here’s the first 2021 edition of ‘Winners and Losers.’  

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The Post-Daytona 500 Power Ranking

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The post-Daytona 500 power ranking is the result of a wild and crazy NASCAR Cup Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway with all the highs and lows of victory and defeat.

The post-Daytona 500 power ranking is the result of a wild and crazy NASCAR Cup Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway with all the highs and lows of victory and defeat.

In a race as crazy as the 2021 Daytona 500, it seems only fitting a driver such as Michael McDowell should come out on top.  

Following an early wreck that claimed contenders such as Aric Almirola, Alex Bowman, Martin Truex Jr., Matt DiBenedetto, and William Byron, the race went into a rain delay that lasted over five hours. The early wreck brought about a lengthy run of single-file racing, with the remaining drivers just trying to maintain position and conserve their cars.  

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