Column: Hey, isn't that Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope?

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) When Derrike Cope climbs out of the No. 55 car, his work is just beginning. He jogs about the garage with the urgency of a crew member, paying special attention to the shocks he built himself. Then, checking the time, Cope hustles to the hauler to change out of his racing suit. Emerging a short time later like Superman through a revolving door, he's off to sign...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hour 155 of Daytona countdown: Derrike Cope wins 1990 Daytona 500

Derrike Cope won in an upset in the 1990 Daytona 500 as a beneficiary of Dale Earnhardt's streak of bad luck in the Great American Race. Earnhardt led 155 laps and dominated the race, but ran over a piece of Ricky Rudd's bell-housing on Turn 3 of the final lap and cut a tire, opening the door for Cope to win the race. Cope only won two races in his Cup Series career, both coming...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago

1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope to run limited 2017 Cup schedule

1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope will run a limited NASCAR Cup schedule for Premium Motorsports in 2017.
Via CSN Chicago
29 days ago

Derrike Cope's car explodes at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) Derrike Cope had his signature moment in NASCAR when he won the Daytona 500 in 1990. Now, he has another - at age 57. Running in the back of the field Saturday in the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International, Cope's Blue No. 70 Chevrolet rolled to a halt in a runoff area in the track's chicane and then the front of his car exploded, the hood flying up...
Via Associated Press
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

NXS: ICE-AID Solidifies Primary Sponsorship Of Derrike Cope Racing For NASCAR’s XFINITY Series Race

ICE-AID Revolutionary Ice-Cooling Brand Strengthens Partnership With Derrike Cope Racing Throughout 2016 NASCAR Season SARASOTA, FL. (JANUARY 22,2016)– ICE-AID, formerly known as Beer Frost- and environmentally safe, all natural, mineral based product that turns your cooler of ice into a freezer- today announced its 2016 partnership with Derrike Cope Racing (DCR), acting as...
Via On Pit Road
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

NXS: Derrike Cope Racing and Military Missions in Action Team Up to Honor Wounded Soldiers at the Powershares QQQ 300

Derrike Cope Racing is extremely pleased to welcome Military Missions in Action (MMIA) aboard our No. 70 Chevrolet Camaro for the Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona. Founded by Mike Dorman, a veteran himself, MMIA has devoted their efforts to help veterans with disabilities achieve independent living, as well as supporting our service men and women serving in combat areas and their families...
Via On Pit Road
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

NXS: Just the Facts: Garrett Smithley Signs with Derrike Cope Racing for Xfinity Debut

Huntersville, N.C. (September 26, 2015) – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Garrett Smithley will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead-Miami, Fla., on Saturday, November 21, 2015, driving for 1990 Daytona 500 Champion Derrike Cope. Smithley will pilot the No. 70 Derrike Cope Racing Chevrolet Camaro in the Ford Ecoboost 300 with primary...
Via On Pit Road
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrike Cope finds silver lining in sponsorship, inspiring possibilities

After his hauler was attacked by bees in Fontana, Derrike Cope has ironically announced a new Nature Nate's Honey Co. sponsorship for the No. 70. @TheBuzzer's Daryl Motte takes a look at how other NASCAR drivers could turn misfortune into cash.
Via Shake and Bake
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Swarm of bees invades Derrike Cope's trailer in Fontana

There was a buzz in the Auto Club Speedway XFINITY Series garage on Friday. Unfortunately for Derrike Cope, it was from a massive swarm of bees that took a liking to the No. 70 team's trailer. Take a look at this. This would pretty much be our reaction too.  
Via FOX Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Charlie’s Soap to sponsor Derrike Cope at Daytona in February

Charlie’s Soap announced on Wednesday, January 14th that they will return as Derrike Cope’s primary sponsor for this season’s NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. “This is great news for Derrike and our company,” Taylor Sutherland, Charlie’s Soap president, said. “Daytona last year was the first time Charlie’s Soap sponsored a race...
Via On Pit Road
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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