David Ragan, driver of the No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion, took time during a rain delay Friday morning at the 2011 Daytona Preseason Thunder to discuss his upcoming season, how Roush Fenway Racing has progressed as an organization, the new surface at Daytona and what a victory in the Daytona 500 would mean to him.
Donnie Wingo, crew chief of the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion took time during Friday’s rain delay at the 2011 Daytona Preseason Thunder to discuss the upcoming season, his guidance of rookie driver Trevor Bayne and how the track at Daytona has evolved since the repaving project.
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 83 Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing How excited are you to get behind the wheel of a race car? "Yeah. I don't know how else to put it. Everyone keeps asking me how does it feel to be back? I guess, it feels damn good.
To ring in the new year, Charlotte Motor Speedway is offering fans the chance to reserve any seat at "The Greatest Place to See the Race" for just $20.11 by calling the ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).
Race fans can gear up for the 49th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona by watching GRAND-AM: Rolex 24 At Daytona, an action-packed show previewing America's premier sports car race, which will debut Saturday at 11 p.m. (ET) on FX.
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed the new track surface, rumored changes to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points system, now sharing the shop with the No. 88 team and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and other topics. Full transcript: