April 14 today in jayskis nascar history jayskis nascar. Budweiser taps kasey kahne as next driver of its legendary. Jerry nadeau took over in 1999 and remained with the team until he left the team prior to the cocacola 600 in 2002. Nov 05, 2014 the car debuted on the lionel diecast website. May 05, 2020 on may 6, 1991, 51yearold race car driver harry gant racks up his 12th national association of stock car auto racing nascar winston cup career victory in the winston 500 in talladega, alabama. Budweiser pays a lot of money to have kasey kahnes car covered with its logo. Nascar drivers are known for their forceful personalities. The 3minute montage honors some of the 14time most popular drivers most memorable moments in the no.
The darker side to dale earnhardt jrs budweiser commercial. Nascar official home race results, schedule, standings. He is a team owner, author, and an analyst for nascar on nbc. He is eighth on nascars alltime win list 55 wins and his 697 consecutive. Dow coatings california bass pro shops 11 races daytona 500, las vegas 1, phoenix 1, texas 1, allstar, sonoma, michigan 2, bristol 2, talladega 2, charlotte roval, martinsville 2 symbicort busch. Watch your favorite driver in style when you shop our unbeatable selection of kevin harvick apparel at the official nascar shop. Robert laberge getty images take one look at a nascar sprint cup race car and its clear whos picking up the check for all of that superengineered beauty.
From terry labonte to kevin harvick, its been 30 years of victories, exposure and a few great perks. Not all drivers qualify for this special event though. Budweiser has a long and storied history with nascar and some of its most successful drivers. Jan 01, 2019 retired nascar driver kasey kahne plans full slate of dirt racing in 2019 after a health issue forced him out of nascar, kahne plans to run over 50 sprint car races this year. Dec 05, 2019 the threetime series champions life in nascar began in 1972 at age 25 and led to a hall of fame career spanning 47 years as a driver and broadcaster. Kasey kahne, budweiser kasey kahne drove the budweisersponsored no. Budweiser hands the keys to nascar driver kevin harvick. Nov 14, 2017 the 3minute montage honors some of the 14time most popular drivers most memorable moments in the no. Racingreference lists the primary sponsors for each car for each race, and jayskis old driver team charts are still available, which list most of the sponsors for each car going back to 1997ish.
Why nascar and beer are not the couple they used to be. Now, it looks like the iconic stock car will be making its return to the track for the upcoming 2019 nascar xfinity series season. Racingreference lists the primary sponsors for each car for each race, and jayskis old driverteam charts are still available, which list most of the sponsors for each car going back to 1997ish. Benson is one of 26 drivers to win a race in all three of nascars major series.
Darrell waltrip through the years official site of nascar. Click on the site to see john livingstons career results at that track glossary. This nonpoints race generates a lot of excitement as this is the first race of the year. Earnhardt competes parttime in the nascar xfinity series, driving the no. Nascar kevin harvick just the latest budweiser torch bearer. Ranking the 20 greatest nascar drivers of all time fox. The nascar hall of famer posted 35 of his 63 wins with the car number over a. Today, budweiser announced gillett evernham motorsports driver kasey kahne will become the next worldclass racer to take the wheel of the iconic red budweiser car when the 2008 nascar sprint cup season kicks off in february. Add to your collection with authentic kevin harvick memorabilia and collectibles such as kevin harvick diecasts, home decor and much more.
On may 6, 1991, 51yearold race car driver harry gant racks up his 12th national association of stock car auto racing nascar winston cup career victory in the winston 500 in talladega, alabama. Retired nascar driver kasey kahne plans full slate of dirt racing in 2019 after a health issue forced him out of nascar, kahne plans to run over 50 sprint car races this year. The nascar logo and driver images are owned and of nascar, respective nascar teams and owners. Grab a trendy kevin harvick jacket or pit shirt for the ultimate race day look. Nascar winston cup race number 18 of 29 sunday, august 10, 1986 at watkins glen international, watkins glen, ny 90 laps on a 2. The 2015 nascar sprint cup series was the 67th season of professional stock car racing in the united states and the 44th modernera cup season. Kyle thomas busch born may 2, 1985, nicknamed rowdy and wild thing for his driving style. Yarborough later drove a buschsponsored car for johnson, with darrell waltrip and neil bonnett later driving a red budweiser car. How does a driver get into the nascar budweiser shootout. Who drove the budweiser car through its nascar history answers.
Darrell waltrip and neil bonnett both drove budweisersponsored cars for junior johnson in the mid1980s. It was soon followed by a facebook post to the stewarthaas racing page. Richard lee petty born july 2, 1937, nicknamed the king, is an american former nascar driver who raced from 1958 to 1992 in the former nascar grand national. Fantasy nascar racing cheat sheet is not owned, affiliated or sanctioned by nascar national association for stock car auto racing. Feb 18, 2012 having budweiser on the hood of your race car makes you a member of a special fraternity. Feb 09, 2018 the bud car was made even more famous in the 2000s by the driver dale earnhardt jr. We all wish him nothing but the best and hope he succeeds in anything he chooses to do, said team owner richard petty.
Our database contains statistics, information and history of nascar car numbers. Kasey kahne, budweiser kasey kahne drove the budweiser sponsored no. Due to the covid19 outbreak, and the suspension of all nascar events in the forseeable future, race scheduling is still very fluid. Today, budweiser announced richard childress racing driver kevin harvick will become the next star to take the wheel of the iconic budweiser car when the 2011 nascar sprint cup series season begins in february. Its in honor of dale earnhardt jrs final race in the monster energy nascar cup series. Primary sponsorship entitles a corporation to prime advertising spots on the hood of the car, on the front of the drivers and pit crews uniforms, on the sides of the big rigs that haul the race cars across the country, and most. In 2007, busch became the first nextel cup series driver to win in the car of tomorrow, winning the food city. Retired nascar driver kasey kahne plans full slate of. In 2009, busch became the first driver to win two of nascars top touring series races in the same day at auto. Bobby allisons car was painted gold, like a bottle of miller high life. The season began at daytona international speedway with the sprint unlimited exhibition race, the budweiser duels, and the daytona 500. Kasey kenneth kahne is an american dirt track racing driver and former professional stock car. The budweiser one last ride commercial was released today.
The bud car was made even more famous in the 2000s by the driver dale earnhardt jr. Darrell waltrip and neil bonnett both drove budweiser sponsored cars for junior johnson in the mid1980s. Let the beer sponsors flow again at the daytona 500, nascars. The nascar sprint cup season begins each season with the budweiser shootout. Click on the site to see john livingstons career results at that track. Kasey is a very talented driver and i have enjoyed watching him race. The budweiser one last ride commercial aired for the first time today. He holds the track record at both talladega and daytona international speedway with speeds of more. Kasey kahne sported the budweiser colors in the nascar sprint cup series from 2008 until 2010. With the new sponsor budweiser, kahne started off the 2008 season strong by finishing in the top 10 in both the budweiser shootout and the. From terry labonte to kevin harvick, its been 30 years of. The season ended with the ford ecoboost 400 at homesteadmiami speedway.
Driver john livingston 1982 nascar budweiser late model. Draftkings name and logo used for promotion and identity of the draftkings brand. The threetime series champions life in nascar began in 1972 at age 25 and led to a hall of fame career spanning 47 years as a driver and broadcaster. We all wish him nothing but the best and hope he succeeds in anything he. As more information is released, we will make changes to the team chart accordingly. Having budweiser on the hood of your race car makes you a member of a special fraternity. Mar 21, 2018 and when he does, hell be driving a car adorned with the no.
When 1989 sprint cup series champ retired in 2005, he had established himself one of the elite drivers of his era. As he prepares for his likely final monster energy nascar cup series start, we can safely say. The national association for stock car auto racing. He also won the most popular driver award in the truck series in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Budweiser struck me as an idea for my next slideshow video because it has sponsored many nascar cars and drivers.
William clyde bill elliott born october 8, 1955 is an american stock car racing driver. Darrell waltrip through the years, career highlights. Nascar live race coverage, latest news, race results, standings, schedules, and driver stats for cup, xfinity, gander outdoors. Every nascar fan can find officially licensed kevin harvick clothing and gear as we offer a variety of sizes and styles. Iconic beersponsored cars in nascar through the years fox. He had two daytona 500 victories, and a record four consecutive wins at michigan international speedway during 198586.
The race at phoenix international raceway on november 9 will be crucial for every chase for the nascar sprint cup contender and no one will be more prepared for the fight than stewarthaas racing driver kevin harvick. Iconic beersponsored cars in nascar through the years. He also was the nascar nextel cup series rookie of the year in 2004. Kurt busch 51 spins his tag heuer avantgarde chevrolet after being bumped by tony stewart 14 during practice at daytona, forcing busch into a. The busch car will first appear at daytona international speedway in the predaytona 500 exhibition race known as the sprint unlimited. Today, budweiser announced richard childress racing driver kevin harvick will become the next star to take the wheel of the iconic budweiser car when the 2011 nascar sprint cup series season begins in. Feb 19, 2015 nascar driver averages and statistics. Take the nascar quiz and test which nascar driver matches you. Who drove the budweiser car through its nascar history. And when he does, hell be driving a car adorned with the no. Retired nascar driver kasey kahne plans full slate of racing. Nascar cup series drivers, nascar drivers, auto racing. Elliott won the 1988 nascar cup series championship, garnered 44 wins in that series.1276 1346 170 796 756 1390 1383 1124 1441 450 613 777 349 1424 654 611 32 135 1205 672 803 797 62 214 786 928 1233 275 899 1407 1500 443 734 832 905 120 793 40 384 1091 829 518 823 105 1190 633 391