All posts by Seth Eggert

Seth Eggert 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 students at Mitchell Community College in multiple subjects. He has an Associate's Degree in History.

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Ever since the announcement was made that Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) would change manufacturers after the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season, questions have been raised about Kevin Harvick’s ties to Chevrolet, and whether he would continue at SHR as they move to Ford, or would go elsewhere. Those rumors were squashed today as SHR announced a long-term contract extension for Harvick. Harvick said the following on his future with the organization, “It was a big decision to join Stewart-Haas Racing and it has turned outRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) driver Tyler Reddick. Reddick drives the No. 29 Cooper Standard, Career for Veterans Ford F-150. Reddick is campaigning for the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Championship. Seth Eggert: How did you become interested in motorsports? Tyler Reddick: When I was very young, even from the day I was born, my parents worked in a dealership in Corning, California, and that’s where I guess it all started. From theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After four races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, several drivers have already risen to the top as contenders for the championship. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular Clint Bowyer joined the field at Kansas, piloting the No. 24 Georgia Boot Chervolet Silverado to a fifth place finish. With 12 races left in the regular season, there is still plenty of time for drivers to make it into the first ever Chase for the Camping World Truck Series Championship. After an exciting, wild, andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Kasey Kahne earned his first top five of the season at Richmond International Raceway. This was also Kahne’s first top five finish since the 2015 Kansas Chase race, 14 races ago. This is only the fourth top five for Kahne since he won at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day Weekend in 2014. In the weekend’s two practice sessions, Kahne was eighth and second fastest. The move from night to day, combined with the 2016 aero-package seemed to be a perfect match for the HendrickRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the fourth race in a row, and the fifth time in nine races this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has visited victory lane. This time, it was Carl Edwards who won the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in a last lap, final corner, bump and run on teammate Kyle Busch. Edwards also won last weekend’s Food City 500 at Bristol. Fellow JGR drivers Denny Hamlin, who won the season opening Daytona 500, and Matt Kenseth, theRead More
December 14, 1954 – April 1, 1993 1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion 5 NASCAR Cup Wins 1986 NASCAR Cup Rookie of the Year How do you define a champion? Is it by the number of races a driver wins? The legacy they leave behind? Or is it the desire, dedication, and determination of the driver? Alan Kulwicki defined a champion his own way. Alan did not win often, turned down opportunities to drive for powerhouse teams, and ran with little to no factory support. Even with all of theseRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Things may finally be looking up for Clint Bowyer in 2016. For the first time this season, Bowyer, driver of the 5-hour ENGERY Chevrolet, earned a top 10 finish after finishing in eighth in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This is his first top 10 since the Talladega Chase race last year, 13 races ago. The weekend did not start out as bright as it ended for Bowyer as he qualified 36th. In the three practices for the Sprint Cup Series, BowyerRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Recently, NASCAR’s has had its history written and records broken by drivers such as Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, and Jimmie Johnson. This weekend, a 15-year-old driver, Todd Gilliland, has the opportunity to break a 50-year-old record set by Dan Gurney. Gurney is perhaps better known for his open-wheel racing career, where in Formula 1, he earned four wins and 19 podium finishes. Gurney competed in 17 NASCAR races throughout his career. Dan Gurney won four straight races that he competed in what is now theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visited Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch took the checkered flag. In fact, Busch has won four out of the last five races in the Xfinity Series this year, and has won seven out of the last 10 Xfinity Series races at Bristol in which he competed. 10 percent of Busch’s Xfinity Series wins have come at The World’s Fastest Half-Mile. Busch will attempt to add to his impressive run this Saturday in Bristol Motor Speedways’ Fitzgerald Glider KitsRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Yesterday, 18-year-old Gray Gaulding became the latest driver to get an opportunity to drive a Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for Roush Fenway Racing. Gaulding is scheduled to make his series debut in the No. 60 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19th with a second race coming at Richmond International Raceway in September. Both a sponsor and a crew chief are to be determined, although the young driver has a personal services contract with Krispy Kreme. Even at a young age, GauldingRead More