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, Staff Writer GMS Racing is quickly becoming the powerhouse of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as they expand to a four-truck team. Joining 2016 Series Champion Johnny Sauter, sophomore Justin Haley, and rookie Dalton Sargeant will be second-year driver Cody Coughlin. Coughlin will take the wheel of the No. 2 JEGS Chevrolet Silverado for GMS. Coughlin has 35 career starts in the Truck Series. To date he has one top-five (third-place at ISM Raceway) and three top-10 finishes, all of which came in 2017. Coughlin finishedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time in his career, Justin Haley will compete in the complete NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. Haley, who was too young to compete at Daytona and Atlanta last year, will return to GMS Racing for the 2018 Truck Series season. The 18-year-old will once again have the Fraternal Order of Eagles as the primary sponsor of his No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. In 2017 Haley scored three top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. His best career finish came at Kentucky Speedway when heRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer * Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30 drivers in the series leading into next month’s 60th running of the Daytona 500. Age: 25 Years in Cup: Three Career Wins: One Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Victory, 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion For the first time since 2015, Chris Buescher will not have to worry about getting accustomed to a new team. Buescher, who finished 25th in the points standings in 2017 for JTG-Daughtery Racing, will remain with theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The search for sponsorship was a quick one for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Safelite AutoGlass will be a primary sponsor on Noah Gragson’s No. 18 Toyota Tundra in all 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events. Safelite will also be an associate sponsor on the No. 51 Toyota Tundra in the nine events that Harrison Burton will be behind the wheel. Burton has made seven starts in the Truck Series for KBM. Earlier this week, it was announced that he would run nine races in anRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of GMS Racing’s 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series line-up has been fallen into place. NASCAR Next alumni Dalton Sargeant will drive the No. 25 Chevrolet Silverado. Sargeant joins Niece Motorsports’ Justin Fontaine as part of the 2018 Truck Series Rookie Class. Sargeant has six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts to date with two top-10 finishes. He also has 35 ARCA Racing Series starts. In ARCA competition, Sargeant has four victories, 20 top-fives, 30 top-10s, and one pole position. In his onlyRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer He may not be competing full-time, but Brendan Gaughan will be back at Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona 500. For the second year in a row, Gaughan will pilot the Beard Motorsports entry in ‘The Great American Race.’ This year, it will be in the familiar No. 62 Beard Oil Distributing and TTS Logistics Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Last year, Gaughan competed in all four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series restrictor plate races for team-owner Mark Beard. The underdog team finished just shy of aRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer * Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30 drivers in the series leading into next month’s 60th running of the Daytona 500. Age: 32 Years in Cup: 12 Career Wins: Two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Victories One Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver not expecting many changes for the 2018 season is David Ragan. The Unadilla, GA native will return to Front Row Motorsports for a fifth season. 2018 marks the first time since the 2014 season inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next alumni Harrison Burton returns to Kyle Busch Motorsports for an expanded schedule in 2018. Burton, the 2017 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion, will drive the No. 51 Toyota Tundra in nine races, up from six in 2017. Burton scored one top five in the Truck Series, at Martinsville Speedway. In his six races, he had an average finish of 12.3. In 2017, Burton also finished on the lead lap in half of the Truck races he competed in. “Harrison made great stridesRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season marks the return of Go Green Racing. The team will have Joey Gase behind the wheel of the No. 35 Sparks Energy entry. Gase’s move to Go Green Racing is a homecoming as he made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with the team in 2011, finishing 20th at Iowa Speedway. The Archie St. Hilaire-owned Go Green Racing debuted in 2009. The team ran in the series until the end of the 2013 season. During that tenure, the team competedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Another piece of the 2018 Camping World Truck Series puzzle has fallen into place as Hattori Racing Enterprises will return full-time. However, the team will be returning without Ryan Truex who lead the team to a ninth-place finish in points in their first full-time season. Although the team never reached victory lane in 2017, Truex tied their best finish, second at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He also finished second in the 2016 season-opener with Hattori. Truex also earned the organization’s first two pole positions atRead More