Interstate Batteries will return as a primary sponsor for the Daytona 500, celebrating National Battery Day on Sunday. Christopher Bell will be making his fifth career start in The Great American Race, aiming for his first win and championship. Bell's confidence heading to Daytona is high, and he emphasizes the impact of driver momentum. He also highlights the intense and unpredictable nature of superspeedway racing in the last laps of the Daytona 500.

By the Numbers
  • Interstate Batteries' primary sponsorship at the Daytona 500 started in 1992 with 16 primary sponsorships from 1992 through 2007.
  • Bell has eight career Cup Series starts on Daytona's 2.5-mile oval, with his best career points-paying finish being third in last year's Daytona 500.
  • Bell has made five career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Daytona, achieving two top-five finishes and four top-10s.
State of Play
  • Interstate Batteries returns as a primary sponsor for the second year in a row, celebrating National Battery Day at the Daytona 500.
  • Bell is heading to Daytona with increased confidence after back-to-back appearances in the Championship 4 of the Cup Series Playoffs.
  • Drivers must compete in the Bluegreen Vacations Duel to earn a spot in this year's Daytona 500, with Bell having four career Duel starts and top-five finishes in all of them.
What's Next

Bell is excited about building off of last year's performance and aims to see what happens with the Interstate Batteries/DeWalt Camry at the Daytona 500.