2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Matt Tifft

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Entering the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season, Matt Tifft was not the favorite to win the rookie of the year award. Still, after back-to-back top-10 finishes in the Xfinity Series championship standings, Tifft joined Front Row Motorsports to pilot the No. 36 Ford in his rookie season. Having no prior Cup Series experience and FRM …

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Chandler Smith to Run 13 ARCA Races, Ryan Repko to Run 5

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Venturini Motorsports announced Chandler Smith will compete in 13 ARCA Menards Series races in 2020, and Ryan Repko will compete in five ARCA races for the organization. Repko will make his first start in the No. 20 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 8. Smith will continue to drive the No. 20 Toyota, competing …

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Drew Dollar to Race Full Time in ARCA for Venturini

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Drew Dollar will drive the No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota full-time in the ARCA Menards Series in 2020, the team announced Tuesday, Dec. 18. “Drew is an incredibly talented young racer and I believe pairing him with Shannon (Rursch) and our No. 15 Toyota Camry team will create a true force to be reckoned with …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Daniel Hemric

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The 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season featured three rookie drivers: Daniel Hemric, Ryan Preece and Matt Tifft. Hemric replaced Ryan Newman as the driver of the No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet for the 2019 season. After two consecutive years of making the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4, he earned himself a promotion to the Cup …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Ross Chastain

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Think about your commute to your work. How long do you drive? Because this year, Ross Chastain completed 15,618 laps driving in all three NASCAR national series. Chastain emerged as a fan favorite in 2019, and the 27-year-old from Alva, Fla., had quite a banner year. Entering 2019, Chastain endured a roller coaster of emotions. …

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Tommy Joe Martins, MBM Motorsports Part Ways For 2020

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Tommy Joe Martins announced he will not return to MBM Motorsports for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. The 32-year-old revealed the information Sunday evening (December 8) in a social media update to followers on Twitter. Martins noted the split was amicable despite initially planning to run half the year with the team. He stated …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Storylines of 2019

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The 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season is complete. Matt Crafton won the championship, his third career title, tying him for second-most championships. With 23 races in the history books, what were the prevailing storylines of this Truck Series season? Ross Chastain’s Breakout Year 2019 was the year of Ross Chastain. The 26-year-old from …

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2-Headed Monster: Has John Hunter Nemechek Earned a Cup Series Ride?

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John Hunter Nemechek will complete his stint as the replacement driver of the No. 36 Front Row Motorsports Ford at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After his first two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, has he earned a Cup Series ride with the team? They have at least two open seats with Matt Tifft‘s departure and David …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Who’s the Championship Favorite?

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The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will crown its champion at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday (Nov. 15). The best finishing Championship 4 driver – Ross Chastain, Matt Crafton, Stewart Friesen or Brett Moffitt – will win the championship. However, that does not mean the championship winner will have to win the 2019 Ford EcoBoost 200. …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

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Thirty-seven drivers are entered for the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the final race of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Barring any entry list changes, five drivers will fail to qualify. ARCA Menards Series champion Christian Eckes will drive the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, one of the four entries …

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Kyle Busch Wins Bluegreen Vacations 500 Pole at ISM Raceway

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Based off the qualifying results for the Bluegreen Vacations 500, the eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers still in the playoffs will be forces to be reckoned with in the final race of the Round of 8. They will all start inside the top 10 for Sunday’s (Nov. 10) event at ISM Raceway. In …

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Christopher Bell Wins Xfinity Series Pole at ISM Raceway

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Christopher Bell won the pole for the 2019 Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 200. He will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag later today (Saturday, Nov. 9) at ISM Raceway. It’s the sixth pole this season Bell and 12th career Xfinity pole in 73 starts. After locking himself into the Championship …

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