Hendrick Motorsports came out victorious with the Daytona 500 for the 5th consecutive time. This marks a significant leap forward for the motorsport outfit, who consider the season opener to set the course for the remaining NASCAR Cup Series. Everything was on the line for Hendrick Motorsports this year, with a new driver taking the helm of their 2020 vehicle. However, all other teams in Nascar can’t dominate over the Hendrick Engines, with an average speed of 194.582 mph. Hendrick’s qualifying lap stood at 46.243 seconds. Viewers can see what Hendrick Motorsports can accomplish following the February 16th Daytona 500.
Engineers with Hendrick Motorsports were praised for their continued efforts to improve this vehicle, staying up late hours into the night and completing daily tests to improve horsepower. Unlike Formula One, which relies heavily on downforce and cornering stability, NASCAR focuses on direct power due to the looping circuits. Both drivers with this outfit expressed that the continued growth of horsepower indicates a formidable season going forward. This announcement hasn’t surprised loyalists of NASCAR, with Hendrick Motorsports being one of the top three teams for the last four seasons.
Hendrick Motorsports in employing a Valvoline Camaro, which has been outfitted with unique components to increase the straight-line speeds. The competition will be fierce this year for this team, with Dodge Challenger’s implementing technologies from the Hellcat and Demon models. All ten teams with NASCAR have spent the winter break completing significant improvements to their respective models. It’ll now come down to the various drivers and their skillsets. There are chances that Hendrick Motorsports new driver could fall under pressure at the Daytona 500, falling back in the grid. However, executives with this outfit home to acquire pole victory for the first circuit of the 2020 season.
The representatives that spoke on Hendrick’s behalf included Bowman and Stenhouse, who talked to NASCAR reporters at the Daytona 500. It should be noted that practice races are being held on February 13th at Bluegreen, which will enable the various teams to learn about their competition. They’ll have three days to make alterations before the official season begins.