This was the proudest moment in the history of the site.
David Gilliland in the Taco Bell/ doorstopnation.com Ford finished 3rd in the Daytona 500.
YES! You read that right we at doorstopnation were a sponsor on a car that finished 3rd in the Daytona 500!
Joe: "David started 39th in that race. Which was not so good. I didn't have a good feeling.
I remember saying to a friend of mine 'Oh well David started 39th and I guess will finish like 19th'
Swear to God I didn't think David would do that.
Well sometimes I enjoy being wrong!
What a shock. Just Unreal.
If I die tomorrow you can't take this away from me!"
Joe: "I damn near had a heart attack when Robby spun right in front of David!"
Joe: "Too bad Fox never interviewed him, but still I wonder if he mentioned us on MRN?"
Here's another shot of the finish!
We were so close....
Joe: "I would love to have a replica of this banner!
doorstopnation.com was also a sponsor on Robert Richardson's car.
Once you watched it on TV the decal was right in your face I wonder how many saw it?
Years later I got to interview Robert Richardson.
Robert went in great detail about the 2011 Daytona 500: