Tony Stewart 16th at Phoenix.
Kevin Harvick: "These guys all want to win that is why they came here. That is why I came here too."
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at PIR and discussed his whirlwind week following his Daytona 500 victory, his thoughts on the new qualifying format, and many other topics.
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, met with media today at Phoenix International Raceway to discuss being back at PIR, differences in setup from last year’s race here, his influence on Dale Earnhardt Jr., and more.
Austin Dillon: "I can’t wait to get to Phoenix and try and do better."
Danica Patrick: "It’s just the culmination of sitting around all day and you know."
Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway.
The 26-year-old native of Idaho chose the top line around the track and it paid off.
Tony Stewart, No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS: "... it wasn’t anything that we knew with some warning."
Tony Stewart, No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway following the first practice session for Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited.
Ryan Newman, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS , met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway.
Kurt Busch, No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS met with media and discussed his trip to Barrett-Jackson, race car drivers salaries compared to other athletes, crew chief, Daniel Knost, and more.
Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at the 2014 NASCAR Daytona Media Day.
Reed Sorenson, No. 7 Golden Corral Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at Daytona Media Day.
AJ Allmendinger, No. 47 Scotts/Kingsford/Buschs Baked Beans/Clorox Chevrolet SS, met with member of the media at Daytona Media Day.
Casey Mears, No. 13 Geico Chevrolet SS met with media and discussed the racing community of Bakersfield, the change to the Chase format, his thoughts on social media, and more.
Austin Dillon, No. 3 Dow/Cheerios Chevrolet SS, met with members of the media at Daytona Media Day and discussed starting his rookie year.
The re-emergence of the No. 3 was one of the focal points of discussion this week during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
That black #3 RCR Chevrolet is, of course, forever linked to the late Dale Earnhardt SR who won nearly all of his seven NASCAR championships in that ride.
Our number 16 top moment of 2013 is Jimmie Johnson's 6th title in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, bringing him to within striking distance of the all time record.