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#34 Front Row Motorsports Team News

Team Info

OFFICIAL TEAM/DRIVER LINKS
Front Row Motorsports
Michael McDowell
Roush & Yates Engines Parts

PRIMARY SPONSORS LINKS
Love’s Travel Stops
Love’s Travel Stops Racing

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS LINKS

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Front Row Motorsports – Twitter
Front Row Motorsports – Facebook
Michael McDowell – Twitter
Michael McDowell – Facebook
Michael McDowell – YouTube
Love’s Travel Stops – Twitter
Love’s Travel Stops – Facebook
K-LOVE – Facebook

STATISTICS
Michael McDowell – RacingReference.info

MORE INFO
2019 #34 Paint Schemes
Paint Scheme Gallery

2019 sponsor schedule:
1) Daytona: Love’s Travel Stops
2) Atlanta: FR8 Auctions
3) Las Vegas: Love’s Travel Stops
4) ISM Raceway: Dockside Logistics
5) Auto Club: Love’s Travel Stops
6) Martinsville: A&W All-American Food
7) Texas: Love’s Travel Stops
8) Bristol: Love’s Travel Stops
9) Richmond: Dockside Logistics
10) Talladega: Love’s Travel Stops
11) Dover: Dockside Logistics
12) Kansas: Dockside Logistics
Charlotte (All-Star): Dockside Logistics
13) Charlotte: Love’s Travel Stops
14) Pocono: Dockside Logistics
15) Michigan: Melling Engine Parts
16) Sonoma: Love’s Travel Stops
17) Chicagoland:
18) Daytona:
19) Kentucky: Love’s Travel Stops
20) New Hampshire:
21) Pocono:
22) Watkins Glen:
23) Michigan:
24) Bristol: Love’s Travel Stops
25) Darlington:
26) Indianapolis:
27) Las Vegas: Love’s Travel Stops
28) Richmond:
29) Charlotte: Love’s Travel Stops
30) Dover:
31) Talladega: Love’s Travel Stops
32) Kansas:
33) Martinsville:
34) Texas: Love’s Travel Stops
35) ISM Raceway: Love’s Travel Stops
36) Homestead-Miami: Love’s Travel Stops

Contract Status: Driver: 2018+; Primary Sponsors: Love Travel Stops 2018?; K-LOVE 2018?

#34 Team News

Older News

Crew chief lineup set at Front Row Motorsports UPDATE: According to sources, veteran leaders Drew Blickensderfer and Mike Kelley will join Seth Barbour in overseeing FRM’s three Monster Energy Cup Series squads. Blickensderfer will oversee the No. 34 Ford and driver Michael McDowell. Most recently, Blickensderfer was crew chief of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team and driver Bubba Wallace.(1-13-2019)
UPDATE: Two veteran crew chiefs will join the growing Front Row Motorsports team for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series campaign. Drew Blickensderfer will lead the No. 34 team with driver Michael McDowell, and Mike Kelley will head up the efforts of the new No. 36 team with rookie driver Matt Tifft. Seth Barbour returns as crew chief of the No. 38 team with driver David Ragan.[More](1-16-2019)

Front Row Motorsports moves to a new shop: Front Row Motorsports has relocated its race shop to Mooresville, North Carolina, NBC Sports has confirmed. The team moved 18 miles south from Statesville, North Carolina, to a shop at 114 Meadow Hill Circle, which had been the home of MDM Motorsports.[More](1-6-2019)

Matt Tifft joins Front Row Motorsports: Bob Jenkins will expand his Front Row Motorsports team in 2019, signing Matt Tifft to drive a third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series entry, the No. 36 Ford Mustang. Veterans Michael McDowell and David Ragan will return to drive the Nos. 34 and 38 Ford Mustangs and mentor the 22-year-old Tifft in his Cup series rookie season. Tifft finished sixth in the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship this season, earning six top-five and 19 top-10 finishes in his 2018 campaign with Richard Childress Racing, making it to the Round of 8 in the series playoffs. In four XFINITY series seasons, the young driver has nine top-five and 38 top-10 finishes, and two poles.[More](11-27-2018)

Luber-finer joins Love’s on No. 34 for two races: Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) will introduce another new partner to its race program with Front Row Motorsports. Luber-finer® will be the co-primary sponsor of Michael McDowell’s No. 34 Love’s Travel Stops Ford for two November races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The heavy-duty filter company will co-sponsor the Front Row Motorsports entry for events at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 4 and ISM Raceway (Phoenix, Ariz.) on Nov. 11. The two-race program is the company’s first motorsports marketing partnership.[More](10-23-2018)

Coburn Supply Company joins McDowell for Kansas: Coburn Supply Company will be on the No. 34 Ford for the weekend.[More](10-17-2018)

Speedco on the #34 for three races: Michael McDowell’s Love’s Travel Stops Ford will turn Speedco blue for three races this season. The national network of service locations for the trucking industry will be the primary partner for the No. 34 team at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The three-race program will highlight Speedco partner Shell Rotella® heavy duty diesel engine oil as a co-primary partner.[More](9-6-2018)

McDowell’s No. 34 to pay tribute to Andretti’s ‘Race for Riley’ efforts at Indianapolis: When Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 Ford hits Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard, Michael McDowell’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car will already be celebrating a different race win. A commemorative paint scheme on the No. 34 will celebrate the 22nd year of the Kroger Race for Riley, presented by Pepsi, a charity go-kart race that benefits Riley Hospital for Children. The 2018 event is scheduled for Wednesday at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park.[More](9-4-2018)

McDowell’s Darlington throwback replicates the first Love’s Travel Stop: “Darlington throwback weekend is always neat. I’m not a history buff on the sport, so it’s really fun when people have the throwback schemes, and I go back and look and read the stories – the who’s, the why’s and the what’s. It’s been very educational for me. And Love’s Travel Stops gets into it, too, with their throwback scheme going back to the look of their first travel stop.”[More](8-29-2018)

Front Row Motorsports among bidders for BK Racing: Two more groups have since submitted bids [for BK Racing], which much be approved by NASCAR. According to [Mike Beam of GMS Racing], those groups are Front Row Motorsports and one headed up by former BK Racing owner Ron Devine.[More](8-15-2018)

Starkey Hearing Foundation partners with McDowell at New Hampshire: Starkey Hearing Foundation, a charity that provides the gift of hearing to those in need, will return to Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 Ford, partnering with Michael McDowell for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Starkey Hearing Foundation collaborates with local and national governments, nonprofits and health leaders around the world to identify patients and fit them with hearing devices.[More](7-17-2018)

Michael McDowell to make 250th Cup start: The 2018 Daytona 500 will be McDowell’s 250th career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start. His first start came at Martinsville in March of 2008, driving the #00 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing.[More](2-13-2018)

K-LOVE extends partnership with McDowell: K-LOVE Radio will join Michael McDowell in his move to Front Row Motorsports, partnering with the No. 34 Ford team for five races in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. K-LOVE is known nationally for its “Positive & Encouraging” message and has been part of McDowell’s racing career since 2010. On the 2018 schedule, K-LOVE will be showcased on the No. 34 Ford at ISM Raceway (March), Richmond International Raceway (April), Daytona International Speedway (July), Watkins Glen International (August) and Charlotte Motor Speedway (September).[More](1-23-2018)

Love’s Travel Stops returns to Front Row, Finley to crew chief: The Love’s Travel Stops and Front Row Motorsports partnership will extend into a sixth season in 2018. The familiar yellow and red Love’s paint scheme will return to the No. 34 Ford Fusion for 18 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races with driver Michael McDowell. Derrick Finley will be the one calling the shots atop the No. 34 pit box in 2018. Finley has been named crew chief for McDowell’s team after serving in the same role for Front Row Motorsports’ No. 38 team in 2017.[More](1-22-2018)