Home / Beth Lunkenheimer (page 4)

Beth Lunkenheimer

Beyond the Cockpit: Erik Jones Excelling in Full-Time XFINITY Ride

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

Erik Jones burst onto the NASCAR radar in 2012 when he bested Kyle Busch in the Snowball Derby. After the performance Busch saw from the youngster, he knew the talent was one that he couldn’t let just sit without being utilized to its fullest. Enter Kyle Busch Motorsports. Busch brought …

Read More »

Beyond the Cockpit: Ray Black, Jr. Settling into XFINITY Series Racing

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Last Friday night, Ray Black, Jr. returned to Texas Motor Speedway, the site of his XFINITY Series debut last November, with high hopes to improve upon his finish. After all, the last-minute deal wasn’t the ideal debut since Black suffered a broken shock that left him simply riding around, running …

Read More »

Chase Elliott Scores Career-Best 5th in Duck Commander 500

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Chase Elliott continues to impress week after week. A transmission change prior to Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 forced the driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet to drop to the rear of the field from his fourth-place qualifying position. But when the green flag finally flew, Elliott backed up his …

Read More »

Martin Truex, Jr. Paces Final Duck Commander 500 Practice

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

The Sprint Cup Series took to Texas Motor Speedway early Friday evening for the final practice session for tomorrow night’s Duck Commander 500. Martin Truex, Jr. topped the charts for the entire session with a fast lap of 192.390 mph (28.068 sec.). Truex, who will start third tomorrow night, ran …

Read More »

Charlotte Motor Speedway Announces Coca-Cola 600 Pre-race Plans

(Photo: Charlotte Motor Speedway)

Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the festivities for the Memorial Day weekend Coca-Cola 600 Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. From ground exercises, rope teams, vintage warbirds and even a 21-gun salute, the military-packed show will also feature 600 U.S. Army soldiers marching through the grandstands before they hold two large …

Read More »