A major change has been implemented right off the bat. This change is the Busch Clash being run on the Daytona International Speedway road course rather than the 2.5-mile superspeedway. The change occurring primarily in preparation for the second race of the season, which is on the road the course.
Kyle Busch wins the Busch Clash in the NASCAR Cup Series on the Daytona Road Course with a steal out of the last turn on Tuesday night.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch may carry the nickname ‘Rowdy’ but it was a couple of his competitors acting that way that allowed him to move into the lead out of the final turn and earn his second career Busch Clash victory Tuesday night.
Pre-season power ranking for Daytona International Speedway is before the non-points paying Cup Series Clash for the first time on a road course this Tuesday.
With the Daytona 500 right around the corner, after the Clash, it’s time to put together the first 2021 edition of the NASCAR Cup Series power ranking. Deciding on the top-20 is a difficult task. This season is shaping up as one of the more competitive seasons in recent memory. New teams such as Trackhouse Racing and 23XI Racing joining the Cup Series and young drivers such as Tyler Reddick and Christopher Bell are primed for a breakout. The top of this ranking will get the most attention, but the middle and bottom are the sleepers who could find their way to the top as the season progresses.
Chase Elliott battles back to win the 2020 Championship title in the NASCAR Cup Series Season Finale 500 on Sunday at Phoenix Raceway.
The NASCAR Cup Series Championship was hosted this past Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. A long, and different season coming to an end with the championship on the line. Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, and Chase Elliott are the final four in contention. Elliott and Hamlin are still looking for their first championships with Logano and Keselowski already having one under their belts. Phoenix Raceway is a great site to host the championship, and it delivered a great race.
Chase Elliott wins at Phoenix Raceway in the Season Finale 500 to earn the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship on Sunday afternoon.
Chase Elliott won the biggest race of his life – rallying from a last-place starting position to cross the Phoenix Raceway finish line first in the Series Finale 500 – earning his first career NASCAR Cup Series championship at the age of 24 – the youngest champion in NASCAR’s premier series in 25 years.