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Nemechek On The Move
Sunday, 9 Dec, 2018 – 19:08 | No Comment
Nemechek On The Move

John Hunter Nemechek is headed to a new team in 2019. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

John Hunter Nemechek has joined GMS Racing and team-owner Maurice J. Gallagher Jr. for the full 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) season in a bid for Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors.

Nemechek, of Mooresville, N.C., ran […]

Kurt Busch Joins Ganassi Racing
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2018 – 15:13 | No Comment
Kurt Busch Joins Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday that it has hired 2004 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch to drive its No. 1 Camaro in 2019.
Busch, who has driven for Stewart-Haas Racing the past several years, will take the place of Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 car.
“I am tremendously proud to be joining Chip Ganassi Racing […]

Hopes High For Jim France’s NASCAR
Monday, 19 Nov, 2018 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Hopes High For Jim France’s NASCAR
Hopes High For Jim France’s NASCAR

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Any question as to who was now overseeing NASCAR was quickly addressed by NASCAR President Steve Phelps Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway during a lengthy press conference regarding the state of the sport.  
“Our chairman and CEO is Jim France,” Phelps said. “For those of you who have gone to all of the […]

Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship
Sunday, 18 Nov, 2018 – 16:27 | Comments Off on Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship
Reddick Gives Earnhardt Another Xfinity Series Championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – JR Motorsports has a knack for transforming young rookie drivers into NASCAR Xfinity Series champions. Anyone who doubts it need only look at Tyler Reddick, William Byron and Chase Elliott.
All three earned their Xfinity Series titles with the Mooresville, N.C.-based team as rookies. Reddick, who shunned the underdog label during this year’s […]

Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With hybrid passenger cars becoming more popular, executives with the three automotive manufacturers involved in NASCAR said Saturday they envisioned a hybrid-style engine eventually being used in the sport.
However, they admitted they didn’t know when that day would arrive since racing, like the automobile business, was a long-lead business.
“You’ve got […]

FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Ever since Furniture Row Racing made its debut in 2005 Joe Garone has been by owner Barney Visser’s side, but now the organization’s president has to find a new job due to the team’s closing.
A mainstay in racing for more than two decades, Garone said Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway that he’s not […]

Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 9:31 | Comments Off on Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area
Pro Stock Becomes A Gray Area

Teen-ager Tanner Gray became the youngest professional class champion in NHRA history Saturday when he qualified in the top half of the Pro Stock ladder for the 54th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona.
At 19 years and 6 months, Gray qualified sixth in the 16-car field and will close-out the drag racing portion of […]

Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix
Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix

Kevin Harvick won the pole position for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway on Friday.
The pole victory come less than a week after a post-race penalty at Texas cost him an automatic berth in the season-finale Championship 4 which will be held in Homestead, Fla. next weekend.
Harvick, a nine-time Phoenix winner, […]

Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:22 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs
Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Racing made it official Wednesday when it announced that 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex, Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn will join the organization’s No. 19 team in 2019.
“Anytime you have an opportunity to bring two people of this caliber into your organization, it’s certainly an exciting time,” said […]

Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Cole Custer pulled off a dramatic, last-lap pass under Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s 14th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer became the first Round of 8 Playoff contender to punch his ticket into the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two weeks. Custer […]