The freight railroad industry’s first venture into a key sponsorship with a race team in NASCAR’s top-tier Sprint Cup Series has concluded for this year on a positive note.
Regan Smith, No. 78 running strong for Monster Mile Regan Smith, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet Impala, heads into Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks
Following the finish of the May 12 Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, Regan Smith’s no. 78 Furniture Row Racing/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet looked like it had been sideswiped by a freight train—which made his top-20 finish all the more impressive.
Regan Smith, the defending champion of the Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, notched a top-10 starting position for tonight’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Monday night’s rain-delayed Daytona 500, the season-opening event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, marked a milestone for CSX Transportation, the first Class I railroad to sponsor a Sprint Cup team.
Last weekend was the start of Speed Week, which hopefully culminates on Monday night , Feb. 27, with the rain-postponed running of The Great American Race, the Daytona 500.