Monday, September 25, 2023

Australian James Davison to Attempt Daytona 500 and Indy 500 in 2020

James Davison who has run several one-off events in the NTT IndyCar Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series over the last several seasons will be taking a huge step in 2020. The 33-year old driver will attempt to run two of the biggest races in the world, the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500.

According to a report from Speed Sport’s Jacob Seelman, The venture will come from a partnership of Jeff Byrd’s Racing and Hayward Motorsports and will be sponsored by Oil Fire Whiskey. The report also states that Davison’s team alignments will be officially announced at a later date.

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Davison has never started a NASCAR sanctioned race on an oval. However, Davison has made four road course starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In those four starts, Davison has two top-10 finishes, including a career-best fourth place finish at Mid-Ohio in 2017.

For what it’s worth, Davison’s last three starts in Xfinity Series competition came while driving for Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota.

Toby Christie
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Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of TobyChristie.com. Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is an award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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