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July 1, 2014

Race Preview: Daytona International Speedway

Event: COKE ZERO 400 POWERED BY COCA-COLA
Date: Saturday, July 5, 2014
Venue: Daytona International Speedway

Leavine Family Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series History at Daytona International Speedway… 
The No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team has two prior starts at the “World Center of Racing,” both coming during the 2013 season. After failing to make the DAYTONA 500 earlier this year, the LFR team returns more determined than ever to showcase the talents of the organization and their driver Michael McDowell. With continual improvement, the COKE ZERO 400 POWERED BY COCA-COLA is the perfect opportunity to post a career best finish for both the driver and the team.  
 
LFR's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series History… Since entering the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2011, the Concord, N.C.-based organization has logged 47 starts, which includes one top-10 finish, an average starting position of 32.8, and an average finishing position of 36.1. 
 
Follow Leavine Family Racing on Social Media... To keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and exclusive content, visit Leavine Family Racing's Twitter page - @LeavineFamily95 and Facebook page – Facebook.com/LeavineFamilyRacing. Also, follow Michael McDowell on his personal Twitter page - @Mc_Driver, and “Like” Michael McDowell on his official Facebook page at Facebook.com/MichaelMcdowell. - 
 
Catch the Action… The COKE ZERO 400 POWERED BY COCA-COLA will be broadcast live on TNT on Saturday night, July 5th, starting with the pre-race show at 6:30 p.m. ET. It will also be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
 
Michael McDowell
No. 95 JPO Absorbents Ford Fusion
 
This Week's Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion at Daytona International Speedway… Michael McDowell will pilot Chassis No. RK-824 in the COKE ZERO 400 POWERED BY COCA-COLA at Daytona International Speedway. 
 
McDowell in "The Sunshine State”… Michael McDowell has raced in nine events at Daytona International Speedway during his NASCAR Sprint Cup career. He has an average finishing position of 32nd, including a season best 9th place finish at the 2013 DAYTONA 500.
 
JPO Returns to the No. 95 LFR Ford Fusion… After a successful partnership at the 2014 Coca Cola 600, JPO Absorbents returns to continue their partnership with LFR at the COKE ZERO 400 POWERED BY COCA-COLA. JPO will adorn the hood and rear quarter panels as the primary sponsor. The black paint scheme will see the addition of JPO Absorbents signature green in the form of pin striping on the No. 95 Ford Fusion.
 
Michael McDowell Quote:
“Daytona and the 4th of July weekend screams freedom and America. I am looking forward to racing the JPO Absorbents Ford Fusion to the front. Between the atmosphere of the fans and racing under the lights it is always a fun night. And best of all, at Daytona anything is possible.”#

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