Erik Jones won his first career Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday, winning a crash-filled race at Daytona. Jones passed Martin Truex, Jr. on the final restart of the race. Both races at Daytona this season ended with a last-lap pass for victory, and in each case, the winning driver led just the final lap. For Jones, it was his first win in 57 Cup Series races. There have been seven drivers win this season, and clinch a post-season spot.
Ricky Stenhouse Junior was involved in a number of the on-track incidents Saturday that led to ten yellow flags. As a result, NASCAR reportedly arranged a security detail for Stenhouse as he moved through the garage area after the race – in which he finished seventeenth after leading a race-high fifty-one laps.
The drivers head to Kentucky this Saturday night. Hear the race on WBUT 1050am and at wbut.com beginning at 6:30pm.
James Hinchberger won the IndyCar race Sunday at Iowa Speedway. This Sunday, hear the IndyCar race from Toronto on WBUT beginning at 3pm.