JAMES RIVER, NS (February 19, 2019) – Kenny Wallace, former NASCAR driver and television broadcaster, is returning to Riverside International Speedway on July 20 for the IWK 250 Presented by Steve Lewis to defend his win last year.
“I had the time of my life last year,” said Wallace.”The whole weekend was an incredible experience. Besides being a great event, it does good things for the IWK children’s hospital; being able to spend time with them was an honor. And the fans were extremely good to me. We had a great car and a great crew. I loved the tailgate party; it was fun to party with the fans.”
· Michael McDowell Leads Final DAYTONA 500 Practice in Ford Mustang
· DAYTONA 500 Field Features Eight Former Race Champions
DAYTONA BEACH (Feb. 16, 2019)– Michael Annett led the last 45 laps Saturday to win the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway, in the season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
KEVIN HARVICK, No. 4 Ford Mustang — DO YOU EXPECT TO BE ONE OF THE DOMINANT DRIVERS AGAIN THIS YEAR? WILL THE BIG THREE CONTINUE? “Well, the big three is irrelevant at this point. I think new year, new themes, a lot of new to everything that is going on. You have to be able to reset your mind and address the new challenges as they come forward because right now we have no clue what the races are going to look like next week going to Atlanta. You don’t know if you need a low downforce car or high downforce car. As teams we have a ton to learn and really no clue what direction it is going to go in at this point.”
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Mustang — DANIEL HEMRIC IS GETTING HIS CUP START AT 27 YEARS OLD. CAN YOU IMAGINE WHAT THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN LIKE FOR YOU TO START AT THAT AGE? “It’ll be a little easier than what it was for me when I was 18 (laughing). It’s just different. I think, in a way, that’s probably good for him because a lot of times, I know just from my experience, if you start too early and you make a name for yourself the wrong way or you don’t make it and you get put back down to XFINITY or Trucks, that’s usually it. It’s over and that’s the end of your Cup career, most likely. But for him he’s more prepared, he’s more ready, he’s more mature. He’s been through some stuff in his racing career where he’s more ready to make the big step, which I think is probably a smart move on his part.”
RYAN BLANEY, No. 12 Ford Mustang — YOU SPENT THE DAY AT DISNEY YESTERDAY, HOW WAS IT? “It was fun. We did all the parks yesterday. We had a guy walking us around. I like that stuff. We saw the makings of Star Wars Land. I can’t wait for that. We didn’t get to go there but there is Toy Story Land now and one of the rides you can kind of see over the fence into Star Wars Land and it looks amazing. I wanted to jump over the fence. It opens in December of this year. I might stay down there next year. That would be a good off-season vacation. I will have to go back down.”