All posts by Seth Eggert

Seth Eggert is a college student that has followed NASCAR his entire life. Seth is currently pursuing a writing career and is majoring in Communications and Journalism. He is an avid iRacer and video gamer. Seth also tutors his peers in multiple subjects.

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent In a carnage-filled NextEra Energy Resources 250, Spencer Boyd was in the right place, at the right time, to survive and earn his career best finish. In his first race as a full-time NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver, Boyd earned a top-five finish at Daytona International Speedway. Boyd, whose No. 20 1A Auto Chevrolet Silverado easily had the enough fuel in the tank, skated through two overtime attempts. In the first attempt, he was ahead of the carnage. On the second attempt, Boyd wasRead More

Posted On February 15, 2019By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Lessard to Make Truck Debut with KBM

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Kyle Busch Motorsports will introduce another young talent to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series when Raphael Lessard makes his debut at Martinsville Speedway in March. The 17-year-old Quebec, Canada native will compete in three Truck races for KBM. Lessard will drive the No. 46 Toyota Tundra at Dover International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway in addition to Martinsville. The Canadian teenager joined KBM last season in super late model competition. “Driving for KBM I will be assured of having one of the best vehiclesRead More
BySeth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The NASCAR Series that says, “Names are made here,” will be back in action this weekend. The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to the track this weekend, and for the first time since 2015, the defending champion remains in the series. Tyler Reddick moves from JR Motorsports to Richard Childress Racing where he will attempt to be the first repeat champion since Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. in 2012. New faces in new places, teams shutting down, the debut of the Toyota Supra, and car number changes are justRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent One of NASCAR’s most exciting series is set to hit the track once more. After a long and tumultuous offseason, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will have its’ first race of the 2019 season at Daytona International Speedway. Driver swaps, teams expanding, and the spec engine are just some of the storylines heading into the season opener. Coverage for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 is scheduled to start Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET. The ‘World Center of Racing’ has held the season openerRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Let’s face it, just about everything that could go wrong in the 2019 Advance Auto Parts Clash went wrong. A bungled running order, inclement weather, a jet dryer leaking fluid, a race-ending, field consuming crash, and a yellow-line rule debate were the ‘highlights’ of this Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Exhibition Race. Ultimately, The Clash, for the first time in its’ history was shortened due to weather. Before we go any further, yes, there is nothing that NASCAR, or anyone else, can do to controlRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion Tyler Reddick locked himself into the 61st running of the Daytona 500 after placing 16th on the speed charts. His No. 31 Symbicort Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 joins Casey Mears’ No. 27 Germain Racing Chevrolet as the two Open teams to lock into ‘The Great American Race’ via qualifying on Sunday. Reddick, who is in a third Richard Childress Racing car, is one of six cars without a charter that had to either qualify on time or race their way through the GanderRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent DGR-Crosley driver Natalie Decker will have plenty of seat time the next two weeks at Daytona International Speedway. One year removed from winning the pole in the Lucas Oil 200 she will once again compete in the ARCA Racing Series season opener as well as the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race. Although Decker’s schedule was not a full season, DGR-Crosley has adjusted because of her participation in the W Series. Her new racing home also found her topping a ‘DGR driver pyramid,’ above teamRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent *Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the full-time drivers in the series leading into next month’s 61st running of the Daytona 500. Age: 43 Years in Cup: 18 Career Wins: 45 Biggest Accomplishment: 2014 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion While the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was one of the best in Kevin Harvick’s career, he failed to walk away with his second championship. Opportunity awaits in 2019 as Harvick returns to the No. 4 Busch FordRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The next generation of stockcar used in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series could make its’ debut within the next few years, with a new powertrain close behind. “I think it’s still possible to do something for 2021 for a new car,” Mark Rushbrook, Global Director of Ford Performance stated. The Gen 6 car currently used by the Cup Series was introduced in 2013. It replaced a widely unpopular Gen 5, ‘Car of Tomorrow,’ which instituted a wide range of safety improvements. The Gen 5Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent *Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the full-time drivers in the series leading into next month’s 61st running of the Daytona 500. Age: 40 Years in Cup: 18 Career Wins: 30 Biggest Accomplishment: 2004 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Coming off of a strong 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Kurt Busch moves to Chip Ganassi Racing and Chevrolet for the 2019 season.  Busch had spent the last five seasons with Stewart-Haas Racing and the last two withRead More