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. Seth is an avid iRacer and video gamer. Seth also tutors his peers in multiple subjects.

Posted On June 26, 2017By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Climbing The Ladder: Cole Custer

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) driver Cole Custer. Custer is a 19-year-old NASCAR Xfinity Series driver that drives the No. 00 Haas Automation, Code 3 Associates Ford Mustang and is campaigning for the 2017 Xfinity Series Championship as well as Rookie of the Year honors. He currently sits seventh in the Championship Point standings. Seth Eggert: What made you enter the same industry that your father, Joe Custer, who is the executive Vice-President ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Coming off three-straight Top 10 finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season, Chase Elliott was looking to improve on his 21st place finish in last year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the No. 24 Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet SS finished eighth in his backup car after a mistake with just minutes left in the final practice on Friday left his primary car destroyed, and his Hendrick Motorsports team scrambling. Though he had no laps in the backup car,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway was a difficult test for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Of the three official ROTY contenders, Daniel Suarez is the only driver with experience at the 1.99-mile road course, and at the end of the day he was the best of the 2017 Rookie class. Daniel Suarez started the weekend off by running the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Carneros 200 at Sonoma. He started seventh andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway, Jesse Little and his JJL Motorsports team were coming off his career best finish of 14th at Dover International Speedway. Competing part-time in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, this marked Little’s second start of the 2017 Truck Series season. It was clear that Little’s No. 97 Triad CNC Toyota Tundra had speed after unloading off the transporter as he was third fastest in the first practice. In the second practice, Little slipped back to 10th onRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer On Saturday night, Ty Majeski will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut, adding himself to the history books in the process. He will join several NASCAR Xfinity Series Champions (Carl Edwards, Chris Buescher, Greg Biffle and NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin) as drivers that have been behind the wheel of the No. 60 iRacing.com Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing. Majeski is a three-time ARCA Midwest Tour Series Champion, winning the Championship in 2014, 2015, and 2016. His 2014 Championship made Majeski the youngestRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visited Iowa Speedway, Erik Jones took the victory in dominant fashion. Jones led 154 laps en-route to victory, beating Ty Dillon by 3.533 seconds. Elliott Sadler and Sam Hornish, Jr. are the only former winners in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Iowa. Sadler won at Iowa once, in 2012, and Hornish twice, in 2014 and 2016. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Christopher Bell is also entered in this Saturday’s race. Xfinity Series Championship Justin Allgaier, Ryan Reed,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time that Harrison Burton competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, he finished in 13th at Dover International Speedway after an untimely caution trapped him and much of the field one or more laps down. Now Burton will head to Iowa Speedway for the M&M’s 200, his third of six scheduled Truck Series races with Kyle Busch Motorsports for the 2017 season. 16-year-old Burton will pilot the No. 51 Morton Buildings Toyota Tundra. The No. 51 Tundra has visited victory twice thisRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Iowa Speedway, William Byron took home the victory in thrilling fashion. Byron held off Cole Custer, Cameron Hayley, Ben Rhodes, and Tyler Reddick in a two-lap shootout by 0.431 seconds to take the victory. The two-lap shootout was brought about after Caleb Holman crashed with six laps to go. Matt Crafton is the only former winner in the Truck Series at Iowa in the field this weekend. Crafton won at the 0.875-mile track in 2011. Truck SeriesRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer With Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) driver Aric Almirola still recovering from his injury at Kansas Speedway, and substitute Darrell Wallace, Jr. having no experience at Sonoma Raceway, RPM elected to take a different route. Road racing veteran and IMSA regular, Billy Johnson will pilot the No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. This will be Johnson’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut. Johnson is fresh off the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans where he co-drove the No. 66Read More

Posted On June 19, 2017By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Climbing The Ladder: Matt Tifft

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Matt Tifft. Tifft is a 21-year-old NASCAR Xfinity Series driver. He drives the No. 19 National Brain Tumor Society, Tunity, Surface Sunscreen, SiriusXM, Wastebits Toyota Camry. Tifft is campaigning for the 2017 Xfinity Series Championship as well as Rookie of the Year honors. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in motorsports? Matt Tifft: My Dad, he was always around it. When I was about five-years-old, heRead More