The red and yellow colors of Love's Travel Stops will be back on a Front Row Motorsports Ford this week - this time under the lights at the always-fast Texas Motor Speedway with David Ragan and the No. 34 team. Saturday night's event will be a "home game" for team partner Love's, which is based in nearby Oklahoma City, Okla.
The Chevy Silverado does make sure to make a point that it does get better gas mileage than the Ford F Series and the Dodge Ram. The Silverado starts at $21,000 and averages about $26,000 and gets 21 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway.
Although Daytona was Allmendinger's only top five in 2009, he would have three more top tens, Martinsville ninth, Dover seventh, and Infineon seventh. For the last three races Allmendinger's team switched to a Yates Racing prepared Ford, under the Richard Petty Motorsports banner. Allmendinger felt comfortable immediately switching from the Dodge and showed his fellow teammates he could compete at the highest level in racing comm.
Top performers NASCAR racing winners and people of greatness have one thing in common they love what they do. It is a means to an end in itself. And with that comes a level of commitment and satisfaction as skills improve and usually the rewards that come with it.
The path for Allmendinger to NASCAR Sprint Cup, was through open wheel, racing in the now defunct CART Series. Allmendinger contended for a championship in the 2006 CART Series and at one time, rattled off three consecutive wins. At the conclusion of the 2006 season, Team Red Bull approached Allmendinger to race in NASCAR Sprint Cup with their new Toyota team.
Drag racing is done in a short distance over a straight section of a street or road. The cars are usually specially designed with powerful engines. The race usually only takes about 10 seconds and parachutes are often needed to bring the cars to a full stop.
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