Alon Day Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Like many road course ringers, when Alon Day made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in 2016, he was out of his element. Although the NASCAR Next alum was competing at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the racing required a radically different approach than he has had in Europe. Day drove the No. 40 Dodge Challenger to an impressive 13th-place finish in his debut. The 26-year-old turned heads in the woefully underfunded MBM Motorsports car, running inside the Top-10 for much of the race. DayRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer When Alon Day makes his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Oval debut at Richmond Raceway, he will be introducing Best Bully Sticks to the NASCAR world. The Federated Auto Parts 400 will be a home race for the Richmond, VA based company. Best Bully Sticks is a high-quality dog chew and treat brand that was founded in 2008. As part of their first foray in NASCAR, the company chose Day, a dog lover, to be the driver of their No. 23 Toyota Camry for BKRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Next alum and 2017 NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Elite 1 Champion Alon Day will return to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition this weekend. He will make his first oval start in the Premier Series in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway for BK Racing. Day will pilot the No. 23 Best Bully Sticks Toyota Camry for the team that he made his Premier Series debut with at Sonoma Raceway last year. He is the only Israeli-born driver to compete in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  After surviving the chaos, Timmy Hill earns the first-ever top-10 finish for Carl Long as either a driver or a team owner. Feel good stories from underdog teams are often a theme at Daytona International Speedway, and the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 was no different. Hill, an eight-year veteran of the NASCAR Xfinity Series, somehow kept his No. 66 VSI Racing Patriotic / Toyota Camry out of trouble throughout the night. On the final restart, he was just inside the top-10, battling stars Daniel Hemric,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Defending NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion Alon Day may have some stiff competition this season as former multi-series NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte will look to add a Whelen Euro Series championship to his illustrious accolades this season. The announcement was made by RDV Competition Monday as the Corpus Christi, Texas native will compete full-time, piloting the Yacco sponsored No. 18 Toyota. With the announcement of Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb running at the weekend opener at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, SpainRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Since the dawn of NASCAR, road course specialists, also known as ‘ringers’ have attempted to upset the regulars in NASCAR’s National Series. However, in recent years, the ringers have struggled to finish inside the top-15 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The only exception to this being Max Papis’ 15th-place finish in 2013 at Watkins Glen when he was subbing for the injured Tony Stewart. Some have said that the days of road course ringers are numbered because NASCAR’s drivers have become better roadRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Last year, Alon Day became the first Israeli-born driver to compete in both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Ashdod, Israel, native turned heads at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course when he ran well inside the Top 10 and top five for much of the race before getting spun on the final lap and finishing 13th. Day, a regular in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, will now make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut in the BK Racing No. 23Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Austin Dillon took home the victory, beating Matt Crafton by just over a second. The last time a contender for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular won at New Hampshire was Ron Hornaday Jr. in 2008. Cole Custer is the only past winner in the field for Saturday’s race. Truck Series Chase With the regular season complete, the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase field has been set. WilliamRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer With rain in the forecast for the Mid-Ohio 200, many drivers dreaded the possibility of racing in the rain. One driver that welcomed the opportunity of racing in the rain was NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (NWES) regular Alon Day, who’s most recent NWES victory came in the rain at Brands Hatch in England. The race weekend started in dry conditions, as both practices and qualifying were missed by nearby rain showers. Even in the practice sessions, Day turned heads. The Ashdod, Israel native was 23rdRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service LEXINGTON, Ohio – Not even a caution with four laps remaining in Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Challenge could detour road course expert Justin Marks from scoring his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Marks, driver of the No. 42 Katerra Chevrolet Camaro, withstood a rain-soaked challenge from Sam Hornish Jr on the final restart, but Marks showcased his road racing skills when it counted most and stretched his lead to 3.7 seconds when the checkered flag flew. “These are as toughRead More