Hemric Narrowly Beats Custer For Final Playoff Spot, Championship 4 A Chevrolet Lockout

Avondale, AZ – Chevrolet entered this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race with a great shot of getting four drivers into the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. But, the fourth driver to advance on though, wasn’t who they thought it would be. Daniel Hemric fought his way into the Championship 4 by virtue of his fifth place run in his No. 21 Chevrolet. It was his sixth top seven finish over the last eight races as he joins the three JR Motorsports drivers into the final round. 

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Despite Hectic Day, JR Motorsports Gets All 3 Drivers To Homestead, Patchwork Pit Crew Comes Up Clutch

Avondale, AZ – It was a good day under the circumstances for JR Motorsports. While they got all three drivers into the final round, they had to do so with some panic that started this morning. The JRM teams have Hendrick Motorsports provide pit crews for them. Unfortunately, a jet carrying several team members had to make an emergency landing in Arkansas on Saturday morning. That meant they had no pit crew members to pit their cars in the most important race of the season. The plane had electrical problems and…

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William Byron Wins Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200, Championship 4 Set

Avondale, AZ – Last year, William Byron led over 100 laps and was well on his way to winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Phoenix Raceway. Unfortunately, his engine blew and his championship hopes were done. On Saturday, Byron got redemption. The JR Motorsports driver had a great pit call on the final pit stop in only taking two tires, and despite having just two Goodyear tires, he held off the field en route to his fourth victory of the season. Byron, stamps his name into the…

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Blaney/Byron Leads XFINITY Series Practices On Friday at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Ryan Blaney may be racing to keep his championship hopes alive in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend at the Phoenix Raceway, but he’s also looking to have a little fun in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. On Friday, Blaney was having as much fun as one could have. In the first practice, Blaney topped the speed charts with a speed of 131.368 mph. The Team Penske driver has made 12 starts this season and has finished in the top five in 11 of them. In…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will decide who the Championship 4 will be that will race for the 2017 championship next weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Currently all four spots are open, as none of the eight drivers in this round have won a race. In fact, none of the playoff eligible drivers in general have won a race in the actual playoffs itself. Everyone that has advanced on has done so on points alone. Will we see a playoff driver win Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at the…

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