Tifft, Cindric Nab Top 5’s In Phoenix, Unfortunately Not Enough To Move Them On

AVONDALE, AZ – Matt Tifft and Austin Cindric are going to be championship contenders for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Both are ending the 2018 season on a high note. Unfortunately, despite some good finishes, both were eliminated from championship contention at the ISM Raceway on Saturday. Tifft, brought his No. 2 Chevrolet home third in the Whelen 200 at Phoenix for his fifth top seven finish in the six playoff races. Despite that, with Cole Custer and Christopher Bell winning races and automatically advancing to the Championship 4 and…

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Cindric To Return To Team Penske for 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Season

Team Penske has announced that 20-year-old Austin Cindric will compete full time in the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), driving the No. 22 Ford Mustang. In the midst of completing his NXS rookie season in 2018, Cindric will get the opportunity to build on that success as he works to bring another driver’s championship to the No. 22 Ford team next season. “I have had such a unique opportunity this year to learn from so many people, and to learn quite a lot in a short amount of time,” said…

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Cindric Eyeing Phoenix Win And Championship 4 Bid

Austin Cindric made it all the way to the Championship 4 last season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He’d finish third in the final standings when he finished fifth in the season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Due to Brad Keselowski Racing shutting their doors for good at the end of the year, Cindric was left looking for a new ride. The search led him with Ford and Team Penske/Roush Fenway Racing for the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series campaign. So far, Cindric’s season has gone decent. It can…

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Stage Points Help Cindric Get Into Round of 8, Pit Road Penalty Costs Chastain

Entering Saturday’s Bar Harbor 200 at the Dover International Speedway, it was likely coming down to just one driver in the NASCAR XFINITY Series that could move his way from the outside of the top eight in the playoff standings and move onto the Round of 8. Austin Cindric trailed Ross Chastain by just nine points heading into the series’ third and final race of the first round. The other three drivers on the outside all had to have perfect days which likely landed them in victory lane. 

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Richmond A Prime Opportunity For Chastain, Reed Truex And Cindric

The NASCAR XFINITY Series’ seven race march to the championship begins this weekend at the Richmond Raceway. Friday night’s Go Bowling 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is the opening race to the 2018 playoffs. With that being said, three drivers have an extremely good opportunity at their disposal for this weekend’s race. See, four drivers will be eliminated from playoff contention following the race at Dover. Richmond, the Charlotte ROVAL and Dover make up the opening round of this year’s playoffs. Most people assume that Ross Chastain, Ryan Reed,…

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No Cup Drivers Now In The XFINITY Series Field, Will Rides That Were Vacated By Them Be Strong This Weekend?

Due to a recent NASCAR rule, for any driver who’s competing for points in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in any given year, they’re not eligible to compete in the final eight NASCAR XFINITY Series races. That means from this weekend’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on, we won’t see the likes of Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin and others. Despite that, the rides that they normally vacate will still be running. Those rides are going after the owners…

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Mazak To Be Primary Sponsor Austin Cindric at Texas This Weekend

Team Penske announced today that Mazak Corporation will be featured as the primary sponsor on the No. 12 Ford Mustang driven by Austin Cindric for the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 7. The Texas race sponsorship builds on an extremely productive and integrated partnership between Mazak and Team Penske that began more than 25 years ago.

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Bell, Cindric Involved In Early Crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – It was pretty unanimous this preseason, Christopher Bell was the favorite to win the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series championship. Despite being a rookie, he is racing in very good equipment. Plus, Bell made select starts with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2017 and even won a race at Kansas. Unfortunately, his first race of the 2018 season ended early for the Oklahoma native. Bell, was an innocent bystander on a Lap 10 incident in Saturday’s PowersharesQQQ 300 at the Daytona International Speedway. Fellow rookie Austin Cindric had a…

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Cindric To Race Full XFINITY Series Season, Will Race With Both Penske/RFR

Coming off a third-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship standings last season, 19-year-old Austin Cindric will race for the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) title in 2018, competing in all 33 series events this season with two different winning organizations. Cindric will open the 2018 season racing the No. 60 PIRTEK Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing at Daytona International Speedway on February 17. As previously announced, Cindric will compete in a total of nine events for Roush Fenway, including four of the first five races on…

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RFR Names Driver Schedule For All Star Car In 2018

Roush Fenway Racing has announced the full 2018 driver schedule for the No. 60 Ford  Mustang, that will feature the trio of talented young up-and-coming Ford Development drivers Austin Cindric, Chase Briscoe and Ty Majeski competing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Cindric will kick off the season in the No. 60 Ford Mustang, making his Daytona NXS debut at the famed superspeedway on Feb 17.  Briscoe makes his No. 60 debut the following week in Atlanta (Feb. 24) and Majeski takes the helm for the first time in 2018 at…

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