Daytona 500 – Dodge was Really Ready!

June 17, 2012 at 09:30

It doesn’t actually mean whether or not you really and excitedly follow the NASCAR® closely. But if you consider yourself a true car lover and also a fan of Dodge, then you should know that the Daytona 500 is “the” Event, with the “the” and from the big letter “E”. If you are so much into this, you might actually know that the last year’s winner was driving a Dodge model. But what you might not actually know is that the races that were leading up to the biggest kickoff have already been happening. All thanks to the great outcome of these races, all of the seven Dodge Motorsports teams was able therefore to start in the Daytona 500.

Daytona 500 Photo

Daytona 500 Photo

And here you can see how the starting lineup really looked:

• 13 – Kurt Busch, and #2 Miller Lite on the Dodge Charger
• 15 – Kasey Kahne, and #9 Budweiser on the Dodge Charger
• 20 – A.J. Allmendinger, and #44 Valvoline on the Dodge Charger
• 24 – David Stremme, and #12 Penske Racing on the Dodge Charger
• 29 – Sam Hornish, Jr., and #77 Mobil 1 on the Dodge Charger
• 30 – Elliott Sadler, and #19 Stanley on the Dodge Charger
• 34 – Reed Sorenson, and #43 McDonald’s on the Dodge Charger

Daytona 500 2012 Racing Photo

Daytona 500 2012 Racing Photo

The three Dodge drivers were finishing in the top-10. And the great names were:

• 5th Place – A.J. Allmendinger
• 6th Place – Kasey Kahne
• 9th Place – Kurt Busch
• 16th Place – David Stremme
• 21st Place – Elliott Sadler
• 23rd Place – Reed Sorenson

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