NASCAR Unveils New Trophies For 2018 Regular Season Champions

NASCAR unveiled on Tuesday the three trophies it will hand out to the Regular Season Championship winners across its three national series. Each trophy stands 2 feet tall and weighs approximately 35 pounds, and all three trophies feature a spire for every regular-season race with the name of the track engraved on it (26 for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series, 16 for Camping World Truck Series). The trophies are composed of steel and aluminum and are made by Jostens in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The regular season ends…

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Top 5 Replacement Options For JRM In 2019 For Sadler

On Wednesday morning, Elliott Sadler announced his retirement from NASCAR as the 2018 XFINITY Series season will be his 21st and final one in the sport. While his retirement is a bit of shock, him not being in the No. 1 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next year really isn’t. While Sadler has finished runner-up in each of the last two seasons in the final points standings in this car and is in the hunt to be in the Championship 4 again this year, his sponsor, One Main Financial, is leaving…

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After 21 Seasons In NASCAR Elliott Sadler To Retire At Seasons End

Speculation starting growing last month that Elliott Sadler may be out of a ride with JR Motorsports at the end of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. His sponsor One Main Financial was stepping away from the sport for good which left Sadler searching for funding to continue on with his NASCAR career. In the meantime, rumors were starting to float around that he may not even be in the ride next year in general. Trevor Bayne and Noah Gragson were listed as front runners to drive the No. 1…

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5 Storylines For Friday Night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series regular season is winding down as just five races remain before the start of this year’s playoffs. That’s what makes Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) so big is because it’s the final short track left in the regular season. We all have seen how short track races play out, especially at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Here are the top five storylines. 

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Top Of The XFINITY Series Points Standings Just As Important To Watch Than Bottom Of Playoff Standings

Currently, 11 of the 12 NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers have to be feeling really good about their playoff aspirations. Heading into Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Ryan Truex is eighth in the standings, 191 points to the good. There are only five races remaining in the regular season, so the odds of someone making that many points up on him over the next five weeks are slim. Austin Cindric, fresh off his runner-up finish in Mid-Ohio last weekend is 154 points up on the final…

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NASCAR Silly Season Starting To Heat Up

As the summer months are coming to an end, the heat will remain warm in the NASCAR garage area. Motorsport.com reported on Friday that Kurt Busch was leaving Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the season and taking Monster Energy with him to Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The report states that the 2004 Cup Series champion would be replacing Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 Chevrolet. But, both drivers and even Chip Ganassi himself have spoke and said that a deal isn’t…

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Tifft Nets 2nd Straight Top 5 Finish In Mid-Ohio

For Matt Tifft, the annual NASCAR XFINITY Series stop at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course means a little more to him than others in the field. See, Tifft grew up in Hinckley, Ohio, which is roughly a little over an hour from the 2.258-mile road course. So, any time he gets a chance to race at Mid-Ohio, it’s his lone “home game” of the year. In two career starts now in front of his home fans, the Ohio native hasn’t disappointed them. Last year, Tifft would finish third with Joe…

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Allgaier Passes Cindric Late To Win 3rd Race Of The Season At Mid-Ohio

Rookie Austin Cindric looked well on his way to earning his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory on Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Team Penske driver started on the pole and dominated the Rock n Roll Tequila 170 for most of the day. Unfortunately for Cindric, two late cautions negated his lead which allowed Justin Allgaier on fresher tires to capitalize the most. On the final restart with six laps-to-go, Allgaier went from fifth to second rather quickly. Then, a few laps later, he got by Cindric…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

For the second straight week, the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will make left and right hand turns as they head to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The sixth annual stop to the northern Ohio road course will feature an event without any Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. With that being said, this race is wide open for the taking. 

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5 Storylines For Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

One of the most highly entertaining races of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season will take place this weekend as the annual stop to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has always produced some thrilling races. Saturday’s Rock n Roll Tequila 170 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) should be no different. Here are the top five storylines. 

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