JGR Announces Crew Chief Changes Including Chris Gabehart Becoming Denny Hamlin’s New Crew Chief

Joe Gibbs Racing announced some crew chief changes on Thursday. Chris Gabehart will now serve as crew chief on the No. 11 Toyota for Denny Hamlin. Gabehart spent the past three seasons as a crew chief in JGR’s Xfinity Series program, capturing a total of nine wins over that time. Eric Phillips will also make the move from the Xfinity Series to assume the role of car chief with the No. 11 team. He compiled eight wins over three seasons as crew chief on the No. 18 Xfinity Series team.  In…

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Nemechek To Drive Full Time For GMS Racing In The XFINITY Series In 2018

John Hunter Nemechek took a chance on himself last year and it paid off. Instead of competing for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship, he went part time and drove select races for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series too. It paid off. Nemechek, 21, found a full time ride in the XFINITY Series for 2019 with GMS Racing. Like Ryan Preece, Ross Chastain, Alex Bowman and others, betting on himself led to a brighter future. 

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Blake Koch To Join JD Motorsports In 2019

With Ross Chastain moving onto Chip Ganassi Racing and Blake Koch needing a ride, the two teamed up for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Koch, officially signed to drive the No. 4 Chevrolet at JD Motorsports with Gary Keller and help from his company, FilterTime. “It’s hard for me to explain how excited I am to race again and to do it for JD Motorsports. I have seen the progress of this team and have raced against them for many years. Coming off their best season with Ross (Chastain)…

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2019 XFINITY Series Drivers List Is Strong, Maybe Best Ever For The Series

With Justin Haley’s recent addition to the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers lineup, there’s no shortage of talent in the series for next season. In fact, the 2019 year may be one of the best battles to watch in the world. We know the IndyCar Series always produces some strong racing from start to finish, but the XFINITY Series may be there now too. 

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A 2nd Indiana Native Gets XFINITY Series Ride As Justin Haley To Drive No. 11 Chevrolet For Kaulig Racing In 2019

A second Indiana native will go for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series championship. Last week, it was announced that Chase Briscoe will contest the full season in the newly added second car with Stewart-Haas/Biagi Racing organization. Briscoe, is a Ford developmental driver from Mitchell, Indiana and raced for Brad Keselowski’s Truck Series organization in 2017 before jumping into a part time role with Roush Fenway Racing in the series in 2018. Now, another Indiana native is getting a shot at the 2019 XFINITY Series championship. Haley, 19, a Winamac native,…

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In Following Tony Stewart’s Footsteps, Indiana Native Chase Briscoe To Drive 2nd SHR Entry For Full XFINITY Series Season In 2019

Stewart-Haas Racing with Fred Biagi (SHR) will field driver Chase Briscoe in its No. 98 Ford Mustang fulltime in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2019, with Nutri Chompsserving as the primary sponsor for the first 13 races. Briscoe won his first career Xfinity Series race in October at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Roval in SHR’s No. 98 Ford Mustang in just his 14thcareer start. The 23-year-old from Mitchell, Indiana, has run 17 Xfinity Series races in 2018 with next year marking his first fulltime season in the stepping-stone division to…

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2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Season Could Be Among Most Competitive Yet

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Due to there not being a lot of places for drivers to move up to, the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season could be among the most competitive seasons yet. Think about it, three of the four drivers that made it to the Championship 4 will be back in competitive rides for next season. Cole Custer will likely return to Stewart-Haas Racing for a third year. By all account it sounds like he will get a teammate too. SHR should expand to a two car team and it sounds…

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Reddick, 22, Gets Hot When It Matters Most, Why 2018 Season Was Wild

HOMESTEAD, Fla – The driver that won the first and last races of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season won the championship. Fitting right? Well, if you take the races in between in account, it was a wild season with an unlikely champion. Christopher Bell won a series leading seven races this season. He set a new XFINITY Series rookie record for most wins in a single season. He also led a series high 759 laps too. But, he wasn’t crowned champion after Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300. 

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Pit Call Helps Reddick, Hurts Custer As Reddick Wins 2018 XFINITY Series Championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla – The 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series championship was signed, sealed but on it’s way to be delivered to Cole Custer. The final pit stops cost him and but helped Tyler Reddick secure the victory in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and take the championship instead. Christopher Bell was fourth among the four Championship 4 drivers heading into the final pit sequence, so he hit pit road a little early with 59 laps remaining. That sparked the final pit sequence to start which prompted Reddick, who was…

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Who Wins Saturday’s XFINITY Series Title? 2 Rookies, 2 Sophomore Drivers Going For The Crown

We’re down to four drivers in the NASCAR XFINITY Series with a shot to win this year’s championship. When the checkered flag drops on Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the season champion will be crowned. Going for it is two rookies and two second year drivers. The youth with big teams will shine on Saturday. Who will it be?

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