Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Destination: Daytona 500

Moments from now, Red Bull Racing Team’s two transporters will creep through the gate and down Knob Hill Road toward Interstate 77, the first few feet in the long journey that is Speedweeks at Daytona.

These trucks are carrying important passengers, too. Let us introduce the cars that you’ll come to know and love between now and the Feb. 17 Daytona 500.

Aboard the No. 83 rests RBRT041 and RBRT049, the prior serving as Brian Vickers’ primary car entering Saturday’s two practice sessions and Sunday’s qualifying. RBRT041 stands a tad under four and a half feet tall and weighs 3,450 pounds. At the top of its list of hobbies is “driving fast,” which it did last month during testing at Daytona with the fourth-fastest lap in single-car runs.

The No. 84 is carrying RBRT050 and RBRT048. AJ Allmendinger’s primary car was also fast last month and owns the same physical traits as his teammate’s ride, but there’s something else about this machine. Maybe that it’s chassis No. 50, and this is the 50th running of the Daytona 500.

First on-track action: Two hours of practice beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET Saturday.


Blogger Kristin said...

May both hauler drivers have a safe trip down to Daytona! Can't wait to see how the boys do during the first practice session of Speedweeks! I'm getting excited.

12:57 PM  
Anonymous 83rbrt said...

WoooHoo can't wait!!!!

1:35 PM  
Anonymous 83GIVZUWINGZ said...

Wooo Hooo! It's almost here!

Let's see 2 BULLS racing!!!


4:57 PM  
Anonymous Nan said...


Racing is just around the corner

5:08 PM  
Anonymous Curt said...

RBRT can get the front row. let's hope they succeed.

5:42 PM  
Anonymous Brian said...

Put both of those bull on the front row!

7:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can't wait to get this show on the road!!! Go Red Bull Racing, let's put the bull on the front row.
Red Bull fans are ready to CHEER!

11:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cant wait to see Triple C in his first Daytona 500!!!!!

1:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I saw some of the pictures of BV and AJ from media day!! Boy are they looking good!!! Coolest pictures of all the ones I saw!! Good Luck at Daytona RBRT!!!

4:32 PM  
Anonymous Brian said...

Bull Rider I have a merch question for you. I just saw a picture of RBRT driver unforms and they are bad ass


Please tell me they are going to make short sleeve race shirts of this uniform like they have for the F1 Red Bull teams so I don't have to wear a F1 shirt to a NASCAR race!



6:54 PM  

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