Following the 2018 race season, Matt DiBenedetto’s fourth year competing at NASCAR’s top level, the Monster Energy Cup Series, he chose to leave the team he was with to essentially become a free agent. DiBenedetto had no other deal lined up or guaranteed but was placing a bet on himself that someone would pick him up. That team was the No. 95 of Leavine Family Racing, an organization that was looking to make some major changes to include a possible manufacturer change from Chevrolet to Toyota and an alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing. When all the T’s were crossed and the I’s dotted, Matt DiBenedetto was set to embark on the best opportunity of his career.Continue reading
The NASCAR Xfinity Series has seen multiple drivers split seat time in a car, and even chase the owner’s championship. Normally it’s done with a rotation of Monster Energy Cup Series drivers and a veteran crew chief. JR Motorsports is choosing a different path for the drivers of the No. 8. While they have used a couple of Cup drivers like Chase Elliott and Ryan Preece, most of the schedule is covered by developing drivers like Jeb Burton, Ryan Truex, and Zane Smith, in the car for the Camping World 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday.Continue reading
Grant Enfinger, driver of the No. 98 Champion Power Equipment Ford for ThorSport Racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is on pace to have a career year. Through the first half of the season, he has been near or on top of the points standings, swapping the lead back and forth. Lately, he has maintained the summit spot based off some very consistent runs week in and week out, holding a 480 to 426 point lead over second.Continue reading
Chad Bryant Racing is growing and building in a positive direction throughout their first two years as one of the top contending teams in the ARCA Menards Series. Chad Bryant and crew chief Paul Andrews are continuing on with the goals, mentality, and determination they brought to Cunnigham Motorsports while working for them up until Bryant took over the company heading into the 2018 season.
The Cunningham Motorsports era brought the 2016 ARCA Menards Championship Chase Briscoe, who is now racing the NASCAR Xfinity Series. With Chad Bryant Racing they are competing with two different prongs with one of their cars driven by second-year driver Joe Graf, Jr behind the wheel driving the No. 77 EAT SLEEP RACE, Ford. The other machine is the No. 22 with drivers splitting seat time, highlighted by Ty Majeski and 16-year-old upstart Corey Heim.Continue reading
Venturini Motorsports may not own Chicagoland Speedway, but they have a lease with the option to buy after earning the pole for Thursday night’s ARCA Mendards Series Bounty 150. Michael Self will start at the top spot in his No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota Camry as he looks to earn back-to-back wins in the event. Teammate Harrison Burton in the No. 20 Venturini Motorsports car qualified fifth.Continue reading
At the top of the ARCA Menards Series, practice speed chart at Chicagoland Speedway is Chad Bryant Racing’s No. 22 with Ty Majeski’s right foot pushing him to a lap of 30.52, equaling a speed of 176.933. Teammate Joe Graf Jr in the No. 77 clocked in 20th but that was after the team thrashed to get the backup car out on the track just in time to turn a lap and be eligible for qualifying coming up at 5:35 pm ETContinue reading
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One has to wonder if there’s something about Memphis International Raceway that suits the Drive for Diversity drivers at Rev Racing after earning back-to-back victories with both NASCAR Next drivers Chase Cabre this weekend and with Ruben Garcia Jr last season. This is Chase Cabre’s first career victory in 33 starts with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.Continue reading
Starting as a driver in the K&N Pro Series West, back then the Winston West Series, Bill McAnally drove his first race in 1991. He now owns and operates a multi-car race team – Bill McAnally Racing – that has become a top driver development team for Toyota and stepping stone for drivers going to the higher levels of NASCAR.Continue reading
Coming to stock car racing from the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing circuit would seem a difficult transition but so far NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver Tanner Gray is making it look easy.Continue reading
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East drivers got an hour and a half for final practice this afternoon at Memphis International Raceway in preparation for the 3rd Annual Memphis 150 Presented by AutoZone.Continue reading