Nemechek Lands XFINITY Series Ride With Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Tuesday that they have signed John Hunter Nemechek, a five-time winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and former NASCAR NEXT driver, to pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro in multiple NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2018. Nemechek, 20, will work with veteran NXS crew chief Mike Shiplett, who has led the team for the last four seasons. Nemechek’s No. 42 Chevrolet will carry primary sponsorship from Fire Alarm Services, Inc. in 2018. Nemechek, began his racing career in quarter midgets at the age…

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NASCAR Updates XFINITY Series Start Times For 2018

NASCAR today released 2018 race start times and network coverage for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, including the season-opener at Daytona on FS1 and the Xfinity Series Championship at Miami on NBCSN. Key time changes include a switch to night racing at Richmond Raceway in April, later start times in the spring for races at Texas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway and an earlier, 5 p.m. ET start time at Iowa Speedway in June and at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in September. In addition, the fall race at Texas now starts…

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GMS Racing Announces Chad Norris as Spencer Gallagher’s Crew Chief For 2018

GMS Racing officials announced today that veteran crew chief, Chad Norris will join Spencer Gallagher and the No. 23 team for the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) season. With many successful years of experience in the NASCAR industry, Norris has worked alongside numerous top-named drivers like Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Trevor Bayne, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. and most recently Brennan Poole. “Chad will bring a lot of good and solid knowledge to this XFINITY program,” said General Manager Mike Beam. “Spencer showed a lot of improvement last season and I…

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Rheem To Sponsor Bell, Preece In XFINITY Series In 2018

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced Thursday that Rheem will sponsor Christopher Bell and Ryan Preece in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2018. Rheem, a 10-year NASCAR sponsor, will have NASCAR’s 2017 Camping World Truck Series Champion Christopher Bell at the wheel for 23 races in JGR’s No. 20 Toyota Camry and breakthrough sensation Ryan Preece in the No. 18 Toyota Camry for 10 races. “We are delighted to partner with Joe Gibbs Racing. Joe Gibbs’ life, business accomplishments and his company’s values fit well with Rheem’s culture of innovation, integrity…

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Team Penske Adds LTi Printing as Sponsor

Team Penske announced a new partnership today with LTi Printing, one of the nation’s leaders in print and print related solutions. As part of the multi-year agreement that begins with the 2018 season, LTi Printing will be featured as the primary sponsor on Team Penske’s championship-winning No. 22 Ford Mustang team for two races in the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), including the event at Pocono Raceway in June and at Iowa Speedway in late July. LTi Printing will also be an associate sponsor on the No. 22 NXS Ford…

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Roush/Fenway Racing With Ford Alliance To Field All-Star Car For Majeski, Briscoe and Cindric In 2018 XFINITY Series Season

Roush Fenway Racing will field a driver development team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) in 2018, with Ty Majeski, Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe, each a driver in the Ford family of NASCAR race teams, sharing the iconic No. 60 Ford Mustang.  The project is intended to continue the progression and development of the three drivers and will be run by Roush Fenway with collaboration from Ford Performance and Team Penske.  Roush Fenway veteran Mike Kelley, who helped guide Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to a pair of NXS championships, will…

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Homestead a Perfect Weekend To End a Perfect 2017 Season For NASCAR

Homestead, Fla- NASCAR couldn’t have asked for a better ending for their 2017 season. First off, there’s no debate about this anymore, the season finale absolutely has to remain with the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Period. There’s been debates the last few years about moving it to Las Vegas or another track, but the racing on the South Florida track is bar none the best venue to host championship weekend for all three NASCAR divisions. 

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