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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 10th race of the season, the series visits the unique 1.250-mile Gateway Motorsports Park for the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, drivers making their debuts, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the seventh race of the season at Iowa. Coverage for the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 is scheduled to start Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. ET. Gateway has been on the Truck SeriesRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Throughout his NASCAR career, Robby Gordon was never one to shy away from controversy and in June 2003 at Sonoma Raceway, his path to victory included a bit of controversy and a stellar battle with Jeff Gordon to see who would take home the trophy. Robby Gordon, who last won on the Cup Series circuit back in November 2001 at New Hampshire, was one of the most feared drivers when it came to road course racing as he always found himself in the mix for theRead More
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By Matt Tifft, Driver Columnist Editor’s note: Matt Tifft, driver of the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, shares his 2018 campaign with Motorsports Tribune as he aims for a shot at the championship.  This past weekend we had our first standalone weekend of the year as we headed to Iowa Speedway. This was a track I felt like I excelled at last year, so I was really looking forward to getting back there this year. Standalone weekends are always special to Xfinity regulars. AsRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Watkins Glen International for the sixth round of the 12-race season, the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, July 1. The race also represents the third round of the four-race Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup season. The entry list for The Glen features 42 cars spread across the three WeatherTech Championship classes. The Prototype (P) class has 16 entries, GT Le Mans (GTLM) – which returns to WeatherTech Championship competition for theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The first five races of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West were all contested at tracks that are 1/2 mile or less. That’ll change Saturday as 31 cars are scheduled to compete in the Carneros 200 at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. It’s the tour’s only road course of the season, and certainly a wild card on the series calendar. More so that five Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers are added into the mix. The five are Hendrick Motorsports drivers Alex Bowman and WilliamRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer An ARCA Racing Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series double-header has given Chad Finley an opportunity to run return to the Truck Series. Finley, a semi-regular in the ARCA Racing Series will drive in the Truck Series instead of ARCA this weekend. He will pilot the No. 42 Auto Value Certified Service Centers Chevrolet Silverado in the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. With 34 teams currently on the entry list, and only 32 spots in the field, Finley will haveRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The 2018 racing season has been a year of firsts for Zane Smith, who will now add his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race to that list. Smith will pilot the No. 54 CROSLEY Brands / LaPaz Margarita Mix Toyota Tundra for David Gilliland Racing – CROSLEY Group in the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Smith, who competes full-time in the ARCA Racing Series, earned his first career victory at Fairgounds Speedway Nashville earlier this season. The 19-year-old wentRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Three drivers, including Late Model racer Tate Fogleman, will make their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Gateway Motorsports Park. Fogleman joins Riley Herbst and Zane Smith as they make their Series debut in the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 on Saturday night. Fogleman will pilot the No. 20 Over Kill Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports. He joins Reid Wilson and Tanner Thorson in the team’s driver development program. In Late Model racing, Fogleman has already made a name for himself. TheRead More
By Road to Indy PALMETTO, Fla. – Almost 50 drivers representing 15 different nationalities from around the globe will convene this week in rural Wisconsin, where all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder will feature a pair of races in support of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Kohler Grand Prix at the historic Road America facility in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The challenging and undulating 4.014-mile road course marks the halfway point in the season for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer As the revolving door of drivers continues at StarCom Racing, the team has recruited 2009 Trans-Am Champion Tomy Drissi for Sonoma Raceway. Drissi will pilot the No. 00 GoShare Chevrolet Camaro SS in the Toyota / Save Mart 350. Sunday’s race will mark the fifth start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Drissi and his first since 2014. In those four starts, he has a best career finish of 38th (three times), and three starts at Sonoma. The 59-year-old also has 11 starts inRead More