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JAN 30, 2014

Check out Your Favorite NASCAR Drivers’ Predictions for this Sunday’s Big Game

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At the 2014 NASCAR Media Tour, Ford Racing drivers met with the sport’s media contingent to preview the upcoming season. In the midst of the racing talk, Ford Racing found time to ask each driver about the other big sports news this week, the Super Bowl, and get official predictions from Ford drivers for who will win the big game.

BRAD KESELOWSKI - No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “Easy, it’s going to be the Broncos. I’ll take the Broncos by nine. That is my official, on the record pick. I’ll take Manning and the Broncos by nine.”  PICK: Broncos

JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “I am going to be rooting for the Broncos. I was rooting for the Patriots but that didn’t work out. I am a Peyton Manning fan. I think he is awesome and I love watching him play. I am rooting for the Broncos for that reason. I am not a huge football fan but I love watching him play and that is really my only reason for picking them.”  PICK: Broncos

TREVOR BAYNE – No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang & No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion  - “I am going to be testing at Talladega on Sunday but after that I am hoping to make it back to Knoxville to watch the Super Bowl. I am Peyton Manning fan because he is from Tennessee and led the Volunteers for a long time. There are a ton of bandwagon Broncos fans in Knoxville right now, mainly because of Peyton. They were all Colts fans and now they are Broncos fan. I am picking the Broncos. I don’t know if they are going to win, but I am pulling for them and I am picking them to win it.”  PICK: Broncos

RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Nationwide Ford Fusion - “I am definitely going to watch the Super Bowl. I enjoy football. I don’t really have a team in it. I did meet Russell Wilson last year at the ESPYS and he is a super nice guy and a huge race fan. He is really down to earth. He came over and talked to us for awhile so after that I became a big fan of his and watching him play is pretty exciting. I am pulling for him for sure but if I am making an official prediction I think the Broncos are going to win but I want Seattle to win.”  PICK: Broncos

CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - “I haven’t paid enough attention to make a prediction. I literally haven’t paid any attention. I don’t know who is going to win or what to even watch for. I will sit down with my brother who is a expert on all of it and he will give me the 30-minute up to speed and then we will watch it.”  PICK: Undecided

GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion - “I am a big Seahawks fan being from Washington state so I gotta support the home team. I hope they pull it off, I am really rooting for them. The problem is I am a huge Peyton Manning fan as well and respect what he has been able to do in the sport, but I am going with my hometown team.”  PICK: Seahawks

ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “I am pulling for the Broncos because I want to see Peyton shut up all the doubters who said he wouldn’t be able to come back from the neck injury. He has proven all of them wrong to this point but there are still naysayers that say he can make it to the big dance but won’ tbe able to win. I think it would be cool to see him win it to cap what he has done with turning that football team around. It is a lot like our situation really, he is playing for John Elway, the guy that made the Broncos famous. To take them back to the top is going to be really cool to watch.”   PICK: Broncos

MARCOS AMBROSE – No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion – “I don’t follow too closely but I have some good friends of mine that are in Denver, so I am pulling for the Broncos for that reason. They are big fans of the Broncos, so I am a fan because of that.”  Pick: Broncos

DAVID GILLILAND – No. 38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion – “I am not a super big football fan but my son is pulling for the Seahawks, so that is who I will be pulling for. I have watched about 10 times more football this year than I ever have. I am kinda getting into it because my son loves it and my wife likes it. This year I have caught myself asking them if we are going to turn on the game. Between who is left, he likes the Seahawks. We are Panther fans, but we are in the Seahawks’ corner for Sunday.”  PICK: Seahawks

DAVID RAGAN – No. 34 CSX/Farm Rich Ford Fusion “My Falcons aren’t in the Super Bowl so I became a bandwagon Carolina Panthers fan and they didn’t make the cut this year. I would like to see Peyton Manning and John Fox win the Super Bowl. John is a good coach and a cool guy and Peyton is a good guy. I am pulling for Denver and hope they can win. I think it is going to be a good game.”  PICK: Broncos

RYAN REED No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang - “I am a big NFL fan. I am a Cowboys fan from California actually. It doesn’t make a lot of sense I know, but my dad is a Cowboys fan, so I am one too. My prediction for the game is that I think it is going to be a great game. Judging by the Richard Sherman post game interview you know there is no confidence shortage with the Seahawks but I just think Peyton Manning will get it done and the Broncos will win. I think it will be a great game and Denver wins a close one. I could be wrong, but I think that is it.”  PICK: Broncos

CHRIS BUESCHER – No. 60 Roush Fenway Ford Mustang - “I am going with the Seahawks, just to be different. It seems like most people are picking Denver. I wouldn’t be willing to bet on it though. I don’t pay too close attention to the NFL, but I have paid attention to the Panthers this year and one of the crew guys on the 16 car this past year is a huge Panthers fan and he got me to come out a few times and in the process I became a bit of a fan and had a good time with it. It was unfortunate they came up a little short this year. I will definitely watch the game Sunday though, it is such a spectacle, and now I need to make sure my prediction comes true.”  PICK: Seahawks

At the 2014 NASCAR Media Tour, Ford Racing drivers met with the sport’s media contingent to preview the upcoming season. In the midst of the racing talk, Ford Racing found time to ask each driver about the other big sports news this week, the Super Bowl, and get official predictions from Ford drivers for who will win the big game.

 

BRAD KESELOWSKI - No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “Easy, it’s going to be the Broncos. I’ll take the Broncos by nine. That is my official, on the record pick. I’ll take Manning and the Broncos by nine.”  PICK: Broncos

 

JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “I am going to be rooting for the Broncos. I was rooting for the Patriots but that didn’t work out. I am a Peyton Manning fan. I think he is awesome and I love watching him play. I am rooting for the Broncos for that reason. I am not a huge football fan but I love watching him play and that is really my only reason for picking them.”  PICK: Broncos

 

TREVOR BAYNE – No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang & No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion  - “I am going to be testing at Talladega on Sunday but after that I am hoping to make it back to Knoxville to watch the Super Bowl. I am Peyton Manning fan because he is from Tennessee and led the Volunteers for a long time. There are a ton of bandwagon Broncos fans in Knoxville right now, mainly because of Peyton. They were all Colts fans and now they are Broncos fan. I am picking the Broncos. I don’t know if they are going to win, but I am pulling for them and I am picking them to win it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Nationwide Ford Fusion - “I am definitely going to watch the Super Bowl. I enjoy football. I don’t really have a team in it. I did meet Russell Wilson last year at the ESPYS and he is a super nice guy and a huge race fan. He is really down to earth. He came over and talked to us for awhile so after that I became a big fan of his and watching him play is pretty exciting. I am pulling for him for sure but if I am making an official prediction I think the Broncos are going to win but I want Seattle to win.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - “I haven’t paid enough attention to make a prediction. I literally haven’t paid any attention. I don’t know who is going to win or what to even watch for. I will sit down with my brother who is a expert on all of it and he will give me the 30-minute up to speed and then we will watch it.”  PICK: Undecided

 

GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion - “I am a big Seahawks fan being from Washington state so I gotta support the home team. I hope they pull it off, I am really rooting for them. The problem is I am a huge Peyton Manning fan as well and respect what he has been able to do in the sport, but I am going with my hometown team.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “I am pulling for the Broncos because I want to see Peyton shut up all the doubters who said he wouldn’t be able to come back from the neck injury. He has proven all of them wrong to this point but there are still naysayers that say he can make it to the big dance but won’ tbe able to win. I think it would be cool to see him win it to cap what he has done with turning that football team around. It is a lot like our situation really, he is playing for John Elway, the guy that made the Broncos famous. To take them back to the top is going to be really cool to watch.”   PICK: Broncos

 

MARCOS AMBROSE – No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion – “I don’t follow too closely but I have some good friends of mine that are in Denver, so I am pulling for the Broncos for that reason. They are big fans of the Broncos, so I am a fan because of that.”  Pick: Broncos

 

DAVID GILLILAND – No. 38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion – “I am not a super big football fan but my son is pulling for the Seahawks, so that is who I will be pulling for. I have watched about 10 times more football this year than I ever have. I am kinda getting into it because my son loves it and my wife likes it. This year I have caught myself asking them if we are going to turn on the game. Between who is left, he likes the Seahawks. We are Panther fans, but we are in the Seahawks’ corner for Sunday.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

DAVID RAGAN – No. 34 CSX/Farm Rich Ford Fusion “My Falcons aren’t in the Super Bowl so I became a bandwagon Carolina Panthers fan and they didn’t make the cut this year. I would like to see Peyton Manning and John Fox win the Super Bowl. John is a good coach and a cool guy and Peyton is a good guy. I am pulling for Denver and hope they can win. I think it is going to be a good game.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RYAN REED No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang - “I am a big NFL fan. I am a Cowboys fan from California actually. It doesn’t make a lot of sense I know, but my dad is a Cowboys fan, so I am one too. My prediction for the game is that I think it is going to be a great game. Judging by the Richard Sherman post game interview you know there is no confidence shortage with the Seahawks but I just think Peyton Manning will get it done and the Broncos will win. I think it will be a great game and Denver wins a close one. I could be wrong, but I think that is it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CHRIS BUESCHER – No. 60 Roush Fenway Ford Mustang - “I am going with the Seahawks, just to be different. It seems like most people are picking Denver. I wouldn’t be willing to bet on it though. I don’t pay too close attention to the NFL, but I have paid attention to the Panthers this year and one of the crew guys on the 16 car this past year is a huge Panthers fan and he got me to come out a few times and in the process I became a bit of a fan and had a good time with it. It was unfortunate they came up a little short this year. I will definitely watch the game Sunday though, it is such a spectacle, and now I need to make sure my prediction comes true.”  PICK: Seahawks

At the 2014 NASCAR Media Tour, Ford Racing drivers met with the sport’s media contingent to preview the upcoming season. In the midst of the racing talk, Ford Racing found time to ask each driver about the other big sports news this week, the Super Bowl, and get official predictions from Ford drivers for who will win the big game.

 

BRAD KESELOWSKI - No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “Easy, it’s going to be the Broncos. I’ll take the Broncos by nine. That is my official, on the record pick. I’ll take Manning and the Broncos by nine.”  PICK: Broncos

 

JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “I am going to be rooting for the Broncos. I was rooting for the Patriots but that didn’t work out. I am a Peyton Manning fan. I think he is awesome and I love watching him play. I am rooting for the Broncos for that reason. I am not a huge football fan but I love watching him play and that is really my only reason for picking them.”  PICK: Broncos

 

TREVOR BAYNE – No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang & No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion  - “I am going to be testing at Talladega on Sunday but after that I am hoping to make it back to Knoxville to watch the Super Bowl. I am Peyton Manning fan because he is from Tennessee and led the Volunteers for a long time. There are a ton of bandwagon Broncos fans in Knoxville right now, mainly because of Peyton. They were all Colts fans and now they are Broncos fan. I am picking the Broncos. I don’t know if they are going to win, but I am pulling for them and I am picking them to win it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Nationwide Ford Fusion - “I am definitely going to watch the Super Bowl. I enjoy football. I don’t really have a team in it. I did meet Russell Wilson last year at the ESPYS and he is a super nice guy and a huge race fan. He is really down to earth. He came over and talked to us for awhile so after that I became a big fan of his and watching him play is pretty exciting. I am pulling for him for sure but if I am making an official prediction I think the Broncos are going to win but I want Seattle to win.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - “I haven’t paid enough attention to make a prediction. I literally haven’t paid any attention. I don’t know who is going to win or what to even watch for. I will sit down with my brother who is a expert on all of it and he will give me the 30-minute up to speed and then we will watch it.”  PICK: Undecided

 

GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion - “I am a big Seahawks fan being from Washington state so I gotta support the home team. I hope they pull it off, I am really rooting for them. The problem is I am a huge Peyton Manning fan as well and respect what he has been able to do in the sport, but I am going with my hometown team.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “I am pulling for the Broncos because I want to see Peyton shut up all the doubters who said he wouldn’t be able to come back from the neck injury. He has proven all of them wrong to this point but there are still naysayers that say he can make it to the big dance but won’ tbe able to win. I think it would be cool to see him win it to cap what he has done with turning that football team around. It is a lot like our situation really, he is playing for John Elway, the guy that made the Broncos famous. To take them back to the top is going to be really cool to watch.”   PICK: Broncos

 

MARCOS AMBROSE – No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion – “I don’t follow too closely but I have some good friends of mine that are in Denver, so I am pulling for the Broncos for that reason. They are big fans of the Broncos, so I am a fan because of that.”  Pick: Broncos

 

DAVID GILLILAND – No. 38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion – “I am not a super big football fan but my son is pulling for the Seahawks, so that is who I will be pulling for. I have watched about 10 times more football this year than I ever have. I am kinda getting into it because my son loves it and my wife likes it. This year I have caught myself asking them if we are going to turn on the game. Between who is left, he likes the Seahawks. We are Panther fans, but we are in the Seahawks’ corner for Sunday.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

DAVID RAGAN – No. 34 CSX/Farm Rich Ford Fusion “My Falcons aren’t in the Super Bowl so I became a bandwagon Carolina Panthers fan and they didn’t make the cut this year. I would like to see Peyton Manning and John Fox win the Super Bowl. John is a good coach and a cool guy and Peyton is a good guy. I am pulling for Denver and hope they can win. I think it is going to be a good game.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RYAN REED No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang - “I am a big NFL fan. I am a Cowboys fan from California actually. It doesn’t make a lot of sense I know, but my dad is a Cowboys fan, so I am one too. My prediction for the game is that I think it is going to be a great game. Judging by the Richard Sherman post game interview you know there is no confidence shortage with the Seahawks but I just think Peyton Manning will get it done and the Broncos will win. I think it will be a great game and Denver wins a close one. I could be wrong, but I think that is it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CHRIS BUESCHER – No. 60 Roush Fenway Ford Mustang - “I am going with the Seahawks, just to be different. It seems like most people are picking Denver. I wouldn’t be willing to bet on it though. I don’t pay too close attention to the NFL, but I have paid attention to the Panthers this year and one of the crew guys on the 16 car this past year is a huge Panthers fan and he got me to come out a few times and in the process I became a bit of a fan and had a good time with it. It was unfortunate they came up a little short this year. I will definitely watch the game Sunday though, it is such a spectacle, and now I need to make sure my prediction comes true.”  PICK: Seahawks

At the 2014 NASCAR Media Tour, Ford Racing drivers met with the sport’s media contingent to preview the upcoming season. In the midst of the racing talk, Ford Racing found time to ask each driver about the other big sports news this week, the Super Bowl, and get official predictions from Ford drivers for who will win the big game.

 

BRAD KESELOWSKI - No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “Easy, it’s going to be the Broncos. I’ll take the Broncos by nine. That is my official, on the record pick. I’ll take Manning and the Broncos by nine.”  PICK: Broncos

 

JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “I am going to be rooting for the Broncos. I was rooting for the Patriots but that didn’t work out. I am a Peyton Manning fan. I think he is awesome and I love watching him play. I am rooting for the Broncos for that reason. I am not a huge football fan but I love watching him play and that is really my only reason for picking them.”  PICK: Broncos

 

TREVOR BAYNE – No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang & No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion  - “I am going to be testing at Talladega on Sunday but after that I am hoping to make it back to Knoxville to watch the Super Bowl. I am Peyton Manning fan because he is from Tennessee and led the Volunteers for a long time. There are a ton of bandwagon Broncos fans in Knoxville right now, mainly because of Peyton. They were all Colts fans and now they are Broncos fan. I am picking the Broncos. I don’t know if they are going to win, but I am pulling for them and I am picking them to win it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 17 Nationwide Ford Fusion - “I am definitely going to watch the Super Bowl. I enjoy football. I don’t really have a team in it. I did meet Russell Wilson last year at the ESPYS and he is a super nice guy and a huge race fan. He is really down to earth. He came over and talked to us for awhile so after that I became a big fan of his and watching him play is pretty exciting. I am pulling for him for sure but if I am making an official prediction I think the Broncos are going to win but I want Seattle to win.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - “I haven’t paid enough attention to make a prediction. I literally haven’t paid any attention. I don’t know who is going to win or what to even watch for. I will sit down with my brother who is a expert on all of it and he will give me the 30-minute up to speed and then we will watch it.”  PICK: Undecided

 

GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion - “I am a big Seahawks fan being from Washington state so I gotta support the home team. I hope they pull it off, I am really rooting for them. The problem is I am a huge Peyton Manning fan as well and respect what he has been able to do in the sport, but I am going with my hometown team.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “I am pulling for the Broncos because I want to see Peyton shut up all the doubters who said he wouldn’t be able to come back from the neck injury. He has proven all of them wrong to this point but there are still naysayers that say he can make it to the big dance but won’ tbe able to win. I think it would be cool to see him win it to cap what he has done with turning that football team around. It is a lot like our situation really, he is playing for John Elway, the guy that made the Broncos famous. To take them back to the top is going to be really cool to watch.”   PICK: Broncos

 

MARCOS AMBROSE – No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion – “I don’t follow too closely but I have some good friends of mine that are in Denver, so I am pulling for the Broncos for that reason. They are big fans of the Broncos, so I am a fan because of that.”  Pick: Broncos

 

DAVID GILLILAND – No. 38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford Fusion – “I am not a super big football fan but my son is pulling for the Seahawks, so that is who I will be pulling for. I have watched about 10 times more football this year than I ever have. I am kinda getting into it because my son loves it and my wife likes it. This year I have caught myself asking them if we are going to turn on the game. Between who is left, he likes the Seahawks. We are Panther fans, but we are in the Seahawks’ corner for Sunday.”  PICK: Seahawks

 

DAVID RAGAN – No. 34 CSX/Farm Rich Ford Fusion “My Falcons aren’t in the Super Bowl so I became a bandwagon Carolina Panthers fan and they didn’t make the cut this year. I would like to see Peyton Manning and John Fox win the Super Bowl. John is a good coach and a cool guy and Peyton is a good guy. I am pulling for Denver and hope they can win. I think it is going to be a good game.”  PICK: Broncos

 

RYAN REED No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang - “I am a big NFL fan. I am a Cowboys fan from California actually. It doesn’t make a lot of sense I know, but my dad is a Cowboys fan, so I am one too. My prediction for the game is that I think it is going to be a great game. Judging by the Richard Sherman post game interview you know there is no confidence shortage with the Seahawks but I just think Peyton Manning will get it done and the Broncos will win. I think it will be a great game and Denver wins a close one. I could be wrong, but I think that is it.”  PICK: Broncos

 

CHRIS BUESCHER – No. 60 Roush Fenway Ford Mustang - “I am going with the Seahawks, just to be different. It seems like most people are picking Denver. I wouldn’t be willing to bet on it though. I don’t pay too close attention to the NFL, but I have paid attention to the Panthers this year and one of the crew guys on the 16 car this past year is a huge Panthers fan and he got me to come out a few times and in the process I became a bit of a fan and had a good time with it. It was unfortunate they came up a little short this year. I will definitely watch the game Sunday though, it is such a spectacle, and now I need to make sure my prediction comes true.”  PICK: Seahawks