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 Correspondent  An uneventful night with a top-five finish was just want Todd Gilliland needed to return to form in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. After several eventful weeks left Gilliland’s No. 4 JBL / SiriusXM with less-than stellar results, he rebounded at Kansas Speedway. On back-to-back restarts in the Digital Ally 250, the Kyle Busch Motorsports driver made bold moves to gain positions. Gilliland found himself battling three-wide with Ben Rhodes, Matt Crafton, and eventual race winner Ross Chastain. While he held off Crafton, theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Austin Hill and Hattori Racing Enterprises will honor the service and life of Mooresville, NC Police Department’s K-9 Officer Jordan Sheldon in the Digital Ally 250. Officer Sheldon, a six-year veteran of the MPD, was shot and killed in the line of duty during a routine traffic stop last Saturday near the Hattori race shop. Hill’s No. 16 Toyota Racing Development Toyota Tundra will carry decals honoring the 32-year-old officer and his K-9 partner Ramon. Five of Hill’s 11 top-10 finishes in the NASCAR GanderRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite a loose wheel early, Ryan Sieg persevered and finished on the lead lap, just shy of the top-10 in Allied Steel Buildings 200 at Dover International Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series veteran dropped onto pit road just 14 laps into the 200-lap race with a loose right front wheel. Sieg’s No. 39 Anglin Buildings Chevrolet Camaro SS lost two laps in the process. Sieg would not move back onto the lead lap until the fifth caution on lap 177. With only 20 laps remaining,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent An ill-timed pit road speeding penalty forced Austin Hill to climb through the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series field to finish seventh. With 45 laps to go, Hill’s No. 16 Toyota Racing Development Toyota Tundra was penalized for speeding entering the pits. He dropped to the tail-end of the lead lap, 20th. A caution on the restart helped Hill jump up several positions. Over the final laps, Hill picked off positions one by one with the help of lapped traffic. His loose truck hindered hisRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Niece Motorsports has signed NASCAR Next alumnus Kyle Benjamin for seven NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Benjamin’s first opportunity behind the wheel of the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado will be Texas Motor Speedway June 7. He will also pilot the flagship Niece Motorsports truck at Iowa Speedway, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Pocono Raceway, Michigan International Speedway, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Easley, SC native has two starts in the Truck Series. Both of Benjamin’s starts came at Martinsville SpeedwayRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent A decision to block one run cost Joey Logano a chance at victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500. In a highly competitive race at Talladega Superspeedway Logano was out front on the final restart in the No. 22 Money Lion Ford Mustang. The Team Penske driver successfully held off runs from Aric Almirola, Kyle Busch, and Daniel Suarez without losing the top spot. However, when he blocked a run from Kurt Busch, Chase Elliott squeezed beneath defending series champion. Logano slidRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent One race after rain washed out qualifying session sent him home, Josh Williams rebounded to earn his first top-10 finish at Talladega Superspeedway. In the typical chaotic run to the finish at the superspeedway, Williams’ No. 36 Star Tron / Star Brite / General Formulations Chevrolet Camaro SS was one of several that sliced and diced through the field. He missed several incidents, including one that set up the final green-white-checkered run to the finish. Williams swerved onto the apron as Jeffrey Earnhardt, Jeremy Clements,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The first time that Jeffrey Earnhardt will face double-duty in his career comes at the track synonymous with the family name, Talladega Superspeedway. Earnhardt will pilot the No. 18 iK9 Toyota Supra in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Money Lion 300 for Joe Gibbs Racing. In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500, he will drive the No. 81 Xtreme Concepts Toyota Camry for XCI Racing, which is making their premier series debut. Despite 154 combined starts across all of NASCAR’s National Series, Earnhardt hasRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite the speed of his No. 3 AAA Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was evident, Austin Dillon could only muster a top-10 finish at Richmond Raceway. Throughout the final run of the Toyota Owners 400, Dillon powered forward. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver picked off his competitors one by one. As other drivers, like Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch, lost the handle of their cars in the waning laps, Dillon made quick work of them. Dillon had one of the fastest cars on track, butRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent A top-five finish at Richmond Raceway was more like a win for Ryan Sieg and his family-owned RSS Racing team. The NASCAR Xfinity Series veteran held his own in the No 39 Larry’s Hard Lemonade Chevrolet Camaro SS. Throughout the final run to the finish, Sieg battled with Tyler Reddick, Zane Smith, among other drivers from the ‘super teams’ of the series. Sieg, whose worst finish this season is 12th at Bristol, raced inside the top-10 throughout the race. When the checkered flag waved for theRead More