Hemric, Custer Strong On Friday Night, Come Up Just Short

SPARTA, KY – Two of the hottest drivers in the NASCAR XFINITY Series over the last few months came up just short in Friday night’s Alsco 300 at the Kentucky Speedway. Heading into this weekend’s race on the 1.5-mile track, Daniel Hemric had seven straight top eight finishes and 12 over the last 14 races. Meanwhile, Cole Custer had his five race string top five finishes come to an end last weekend at Daytona, but over those same 14 races, Custer too had 12 top 10 finishes. This weekend, they’ve been…

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Cole Custer Earns The Pole For Saturday Night’s Alsco 300 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

SPARTA, KY – Everyone kind of just assumed that Kyle Busch would earn the pole for Friday night’s Alsco 300 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Kentucky Speedway. Heading into this weekend’s race, Busch had won each of the last two pole awards on the 1.5-mile track in NASCAR XFINITY Series competition. He also won both races too. Through the first two rounds of qualifying, Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Christopher Bell were 1-2 in each session. Seemed like a Toyota front row lock out was in store…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 (1 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The first leg of the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash 4 Cash is this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway. That means no Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars will be in the field. So, that makes Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 (1 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) up for grabs for XFINITY Series regulars. So, who wins out? Here are five favorites to watch. 

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Go Bowling To Sponsor Almirola In Watkins Glen, Custer In XFINITY Series Race at Richmond

Go Bowling, the consumer-facing brand of the bowling industry, has partnered with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the championship-winning NASCAR team. Go Bowling will leverage SHR’s presence in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series to promote the sport of bowling. Go Bowling will serve as the primary sponsor of SHR’s No. 10 Ford Fusion and driver Aric Almirola during the Aug. 4-5 Go Bowling at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekend at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International. Then on Sept. 21, Go Bowling will be the…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HAMPTON, Ga – The NASCAR XFINITY Series had two practice sessions at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday as they were the lone two sessions in preparation for Saturday afternoon’s Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). All they do on Saturday is qualifying at 9:10 am in the morning then race after. The odds of a new XFINITY Series winner this weekend are pretty high. How high? Try a 97.4% chance high. Since only one former series Atlanta winner is entered this weekend – Kevin Harvick (four-time winner: 2009, 2013,…

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Cole Custer Hoping Last Season’s 1.5-Mile Success Translates Over To 2018

Now that Daytona is in the rear view mirror, most in the NASCAR garages say the real season starts this week in Atlanta. For Cole Custer, he’s hoping his No. 00 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing is just as good on 1.5-mile tracks as it was last year, because the “real season” would be off to a great start. Last weekend, Custer started 14th and finished there. Now, Saturday’s Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is the first of 11 races this season on 1.5-mile tracks. A year ago, Custer…

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Cole Custer To Drive For Rick Ware Racing in Las Vegas

Cole Custer will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut next weekend as he will pilot the No. 51 Ford with Rick Ware Racing. Custer, 20,  will be sponsored by Haas Automation in next Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). “This is a dream come true to compete in the Cup Series,” Custer said via a team release. “I can’t thank Rick Ware Racing and Haas Automation enough for the opportunity to race at Las Vegas. It’s going to be a new experience for me, but I…

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Ford Dominates Homestead Weekend Thus Far

Homestead, Fla – The NASCAR season finale weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway is named the “Ford Championship Weekend.” Ford, sponsors all three races at the South Florida track and would love nothing more than to see their cars win the races. So far, they’re two-for-two. 

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19 Year Old Cole Custer Wins XFINITY Series Season Finale, 19 Year Old William Byron Wins The Championship

Homestead, Fla – While all the attention was on the Championship 4 drivers this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, rightfully so too. But, two rookies not a part of the final four in their respective series’ won the first two races of the weekend. On Saturday, NASCAR XFINITY Series rookie Cole Custer dominated the Ford EcoBoost 300 en route to a career defining win. Custer, 19, took over the race lead on Lap 3 and would lead most of the way after. Despite losing the lead on two early pit cycles,…

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After Friday’s Final 2 XFINITY Series Practices, It Looks Like The 2017 Champion May Not Have To Win Saturday’s Race

Homestead, Fla – Out of the three NASCAR divisions crowning their season champion this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, the only series that I could see a champion be crowned by not actually win the race was in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series should see the race winner on Friday night be either one of Matt Crafton, Johnny Sauter, Christopher Bell or Austin Cindric. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finale on Sunday should see one of their Championship 4 drivers win too. After all,…

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