After Ford unveiled the Mustang NASCAR Nationwide Series race car yesterday, Dodge wasn’t just about to sit back and let them take all of the attention. Bring forth the Dodge Challenger set to take on the same competition.

The new Dodge Challenger NASCAR Nationwide Series race car will be presented this weekend at a series of concerts that Dodge is hosting. The official presentation will end with interactive displays at the Daytona International Speedway.

“Our new Dodge Challenger race car brings true brand identity back to NASCAR, so now the spotlight is going to be shared between the new car and our two star drivers from Penske Racing,” said Dodge Brand President Ralph Gilles. “We’ve been looking forward to this race weekend for quite some time, and our loyal owners and fans are going to have a lot of opportunities to celebrate the return of the Dodge Challenger.”

Ford announced that any driver who wins the Subway Jalapeno 250 in a Mustang this Friday will receive their own 2011 5.0-liter Mustang GT production vehicle. So, how about Dodge? The company has said nothing about the drivers receiving a vehicle, but they are giving the fans an opportunity to win a new Challenger R/T. Sounds alright to us!

So, place your bets everyone and stay tuned this Friday to find out who the top dog muscle car is!

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9 comments:

  (399) posted on 08.16.2011

Yeah, I agree that the figure performance of the car is incredible. Well, Challenger and Mustang are both awesome production it just depend on the customized figure performance of the car.

  (317) posted on 08.16.2011

Well, I guess you are wrong there Brian! I do believe that Mustang is one of the impressive production car lined up of Ford. Actually, I was shocked with the speed performance of the Mustang car, it almost reached up to 700 hp.

  (745) posted on 09.8.2010

I wish them the best. And hopefully, they win!

  (221) posted on 08.1.2010

Those front and side splitters will do their job well at splitting to pieces on your average road.

  (555) posted on 07.6.2010

If NASCAR went back to racing real stock cars and those stock cars were the new Mustang, Camaro and Challenger, and threw in three or four road courses during the season their TV ratings would double overnight.

  (648) posted on 07.5.2010

I had a chance to see a GrandAm GS Camaro last weekend. Throw the Mustang and Challenger in there and I’d watch them race, whatever the venue- oval or road course.

  (859) posted on 07.4.2010

Our new Dodge Challenger race car brings true brand identity back to NASCAR, so now the spotlight is going to be shared between the new car and our two star drivers from Penske Racing,

  (780) posted on 07.1.2010

I hate NASCAR just a tiny bit, and I don’t think an NASCAR fan should be allowed to say they are a fan of motor racing in any way, but this is a good step for them. At least it LOOK similar to the real car, now they just need to do it in Cup.

  (765) posted on 06.30.2010

I really wish NASCAR would consider returning to production based vehicles; especially with the new influx of new RWD models available to consumers. A large array of vehicles stay competitive in the ALMS. I’m sure the governing body could come up with a way to keep everything as competitive as it is now.

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