Can Hemric Win Championship Despite 0 Career Wins?

Daniel Hemric is back in the Championship 4. He went to Homestead last year as a rookie with a shot at the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship. It came down to him vs. the JR Motorsports threesome. Hemric, didn’t have enough. Now, he’s back wanting to end his XFINITY Series career with some hardware. See, Hemric is heading to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. He was promoted and will remain with Richard Childress Racing and replace Ryan Newman in NASCAR’s premiere series. 

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It’s Hemric vs. JR Motorsports…Again, Can He Hold Them And Christopher Bell Off Saturday

Daniel Hemric has been in this position before. See, last November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Richard Childress Racing driver was in the Championship 4. His competitors for the 2017 championship? JR Motorsports. Yes, JRM had three cars in the final four as the lone participant not among the team was Hemric. Now, Hemric is back in a familiar position. See, he’s currently in the fourth and final transfer spot to Homestead right now. This weekend’s race will set the four to continue on. 

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Another Step In The Right Direction For NASCAR In Another Move Away From “Pay To Play” Model With DiBenedetto Signing

On Wednesday, Leavine Family Racing announced that they have switched from Chevrolet power to Toyota and have signed Matt DiBenedetto as their driver for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. This is another win for NASCAR. DiBenedetto, is the third driver in less than two weeks to be signed to a Cup Series ride and he didn’t have to bring money to do so. It’s a shift back in the good direction. 

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Late Race Mistake Costs Hemric Shot At Win On Saturday, He Has A Car To Win Sunday Though

CONCORD, NC – Daniel Hemric had his sights set on a weekend sweep of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. The Richard Childress Racing driver was promoted to a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride on Friday and he showed out to prove that he’s worthy of a top ride in the series despite not scoring a win in the NASCAR XFINITY Series yet. But, that looked like that could end on Saturday though. 

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Big Weekend For Hemric, Sweep Looking Possible

CONCORD, NC – No matter what happens in either the NASCAR XFINITY Series or the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this weekend, Daniel Hemric will be on Cloud 9. This weekend’s racing action at the Charlotte Motor Speedway is just miles away from his hometown of Kannapolis. So, to be announced on Friday that he will get to not only live out his dream of being a Cup driver in 2019, but do so for his childhood heroes (Dale Earnhardt) team of Richard Childress Racing and have that announcement at…

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Another Kannapolis Native In Hemric To Drive No. 31 Chevrolet For RCR For 2019

CONCORD, NC – Another Kannapolis, North Carolina native will be behind the wheel of a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride with Richard Childress Racing. In 1980, Kannapolis native Dale Earnhardt first joined RCR as a wide eyed 30 year old. 29 years later, another Kannapolis native will make his Cup Series debut with RCR. Richard Childress Racing announced on Friday from the Charlotte Motor Speedway that they have promoted Daniel Hemric to drive the No. 31 Chevrolet in 2019. Hemric, 27, boasts back-to-back NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff berths at RCR, including a…

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RCR Drivers Strong On Friday Night, Frustrated With Top 5’s

RICHMOND, VA – What’s it tell you about the state of a race team when you’re frustrated with a top five finish? That’s how the Richard Childress Racing organization is feeling despite getting two top five finishes in Friday night’s GoBowling 250 at the Richmond Raceway. The reason they’re down on themselves? They felt like they had a shot at a win. 

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RCR Teammates Hemric, Tifft Ending Regular Season On High Note

It was a preconceived notion that two of the four Championship 4 spots in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at the Homestead-Miami Speedway would belong to Justin Allgaier and Christopher Bell. While it’s still very likely that the duo make it to Homestead, two more sleepers are emerging to join them. I’d watch out for the Richard Childress Racing duo of Daniel Hemric and Matt Tifft. They’re heading into the playoffs on hot streaks and driving as well as anyone with the exception of Allgaier. 

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Hemric Building Momentum Towards Playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS – Daniel Hemric’s 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has been a wave of up and down results. He had 13 top seven finishes in the first 16 races of the year. Then, he had four finishes of 11th or worse over the next five. But, after a fifth place finish in his No. 21 Chevrolet in Monday’s rain delayed Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he’s heading into the playoffs with some positive momentum. The 2018 regular season ends next Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Heading…

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Bell To Remain In XFINITY Series In 2019, Custer Focused On XFINITY Ride Only While Hemric Searching For 2019 Options Still

Heading into Friday night’s Food City 300 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, three of the top five drivers in the NASCAR XFINITY Series points standings are being mentioned for rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 2019. But, after Thursday’s media availability with Christopher Bell, Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer, it appears that just one of them is really focusing on trying to be a part of NASCAR’s premiere series next season. Bell, a four time winner this season, said that he’s…

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