2017 Daytona NASCAR Schedule

2017 Daytona NASCAR Schedule

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Next Race: DAYTONA 500
The Place: Daytona International Speedway
The Date: Sunday, February 26
The Time: 2 p.m. ET
TV: FOX, 1 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Distance: 500 miles (200 laps)

Next Race: Can-Am Duel at Daytona
The Place: Daytona International Speedway
The Date: Thursday, February 23
The Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: FS1, 5 p.m. ET
Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Distance: Duel 1 – 150 miles (60 laps), Duel 2 – 150 miles (60 laps)
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Eddie MacDonald Reflects on Sprint Cup Experience

photo by RPM 360

photo by RPM 360

By: Dick Casey

If you are lucky enough to be one of forty drivers taking the green flag in a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, you know all your hard work, sacrifice, and determination has paid off. For the third year in a row, Eddie MacDonald has been one of the fortunate forty as the driver of the Go Fas Racing #32 Ford Fusion owned by Old Orchard Beach resident Archie St. Hilaire. Eddie Mac’s participation again in the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 17 is the result of a number of New England businesses pooling resources to sponsor the ride for the Rowley, Mass. veteran racer.

“This is an incredible experience for me to be able to compete on racing’s biggest stage and I am forever grateful for the local businesses that made this possible,” said Eddie Mac. “Archie St. Hilaire has been a long-time friend and does everything he can to get me on the track. He and his son Mason gave me my first Xfinity experience a number of years ago and are responsible for my three years running in the Cup series at Loudon. You could not ask for better people and they make it so much fun.”

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