Alsco 300 Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent As a man of many talents, Bubba Wallace joined the multitude of photographers documenting the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway last Friday night. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver got his start in the photography world in 2010. Wallace, along with his cousin, took photos throughout the weekend at the Sparta, Kentucky track. The duo shot photos during the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 and the Alsco 300. This wasn’t the first time the Richard PettyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite bouncing off the wall early in the Alsco 300, Chase Briscoe rallied to earn a top-five finish at Kentucky Speedway. Pit strategy at the start of the final stage put Briscoe’s No. 98 Ford Performance Ford Mustang in the lead. After he won the race on pit road, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver led 14 laps before the eventual winner, Cole Custer, snatched the lead. Briscoe slowly drifted backward. Briscoe ultimately lost track position during green flag pit stops. After he dropped from third toRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Christopher Bell was dominant in the daytime, but when the sun set over Kentucky Speedway on Friday, Cole Custer turned out the lights on his NASCAR Xfinity Series competition. Under the lights at the end of a 104-lap green-flag run to the conclusion of the Alsco 300, Custer’s No. 00 Ford crossed the finish line 1.651 seconds ahead of Bell’s No. 20 Toyota. Custer had taken the lead from Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Chase Briscoe on Lap 111 of 200 and held it the restRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite being the defending NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion, Tyler Reddick feels like he is making his debut at Pocono Raceway this weekend. Although Reddick finished ninth in the Pocono Green 250 last year, the series ran the restricted aero duct package that weekend. This year, his No. 2 TAME THE BEAST Chevrolet Camaro SS team will the same package that the series has utilized all season long. Reddick is not alone as less than half the field entered for Saturday’s race had competed at theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Austin Cindric endured a long and winding day in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and that may be an understatement. Cindric scratched, clawed, and persevered through multiple setbacks all afternoon, including tire management and not letting the heat get in his way. Despite those adversities, he brought his loose No. 22 PPG Ford Mustang home in ninth. “It wasn’t the cleanest day by any means,” said Cindric. “I’m proud to come home with a top 10. That’s probably about the only positive.” HisRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – The first career top-five finish for Jeffrey Earnhardt will always carry extra meaning. With Earnhardt’s No. 18 iK9 Toyota Supra carrying the images of the badge and fallen Mooresville Police Department K9 Officer Jordan Sheldon, he overcame the odds. In the closing laps, he avoided several incidents. Earnhardt picked off several positions as he climbed the Alsco 300 running order. With eventual race winner Tyler Reddick and Justin Allgaier pulled away. Earnhardt settled into third, where he earned his first career top-fiveRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – After two weeks off for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Justin Haley overcame adversity to earn his first career top-five finish. As the Alsco 300 neared its completion, Haley’s LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet Camaro SS climbed up the running order. With his competition bouncing off the wall, the Kaulig Racing driver sneaked into the top-five at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 20-year-old driver avoided several incidents as Cole Custer, Brandon Jones, and others bounced off the wall in the closing laps. He battled fellowRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – After he had the dominant car at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Christopher Bell’s Alsco 300 came to an abrupt end on lap 88. Bell’s No. 20 Rheem Toyota Supra slammed the outside wall in turn two while running second just laps from the end of the second stage. He limped his Joe Gibbs Racing machine around the track in an attempt to stay on the lead lap. The right front tire shredded the fender before Bell made it to pit road. A halfRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick topped both of the NASCAR Xfinity Series practice sessions at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In the first practice for the Alsco 300, Reddick’s No. 2 TAME the BEAST Chevrolet Camaro SS ran a lap 30.000 seconds at 180.000 MPH. Cole Custer was 0.082 seconds behind after he ran a lap of 179.502 MPH. Rounding out the top five in the first practice were Austin Cindric, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Austin Dillon, and John Hunter Nemechek. InRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – A hometown race at Charlotte Motor Speedway will carry extra meaning for Jeffrey Earnhardt and his sponsor iK9. In the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300, Earnhardt’s No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Supra will carry a memorial paint scheme for Mooresville Police Department’s Officer Jordan Sheldon. iK9, the primary sponsor has chosen to honor the life and service of the K9 Officer. Officer Sheldon lost his life in the line of duty on May 4 during a routine traffic stop. Other teamsRead More