Practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) officially kicked off yesterday at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway with R3 Motorsports and driver Robert Richardson Jr., taking a conversation approach to Speedweeks 2011.
Rusty Wallace Racing's Steve Wallace (No. 66 5-Hour Energy Toyota Camry) started his 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series campaign in a strong way this evening, posting a top-ten effort on the opening day of practice for Saturday's 300-mile Nationwide Series event at Daytona International Speedway.
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed the rule changes, two-car draft, changes to Phoenix, the yellow-line rule, racing at Daytona and other topics
DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 AMP ENERGY/NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET - Pole Winner involved in accident, will go to back-up car and start at the rear of the field in both the Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race and the Daytona 500:
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET met with media and discussed his expectations for upcoming Thursday and Sunday racing at Daytona, two-car racing, the tribute to Dale Earnhardt Sr. on lap 3 of the Daytona 500, and more.