Alsco 300 Tag

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
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Justin Allgaier’s demoralizing NASCAR Xfinity Series season takes another steep hit after a mechanical failure led to a cut right front tire resulted in a 30th place finish during Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. Not only Allgaier’s second DNF damaged his bid of turning his year around, but also his armored spirit as the 2010 Bristol winner couldn’t believe his No. 7 Armour Vienna Sausage Chevrolet Camaro all of sudden gave up when it appeared he was going to score his 11th XfinityRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer “Two Doors Down” was probably Tyler Reddick’s main tune out of the Dolly Parton discography, as it was nothing but the number two that truly defined his afternoon in Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway as his No. 2 pink and white Dolly Parton Chevrolet Camaro started and finished all three stages in second, even ended up second in laps led and in the Dash4Cash. “It’s funny because we were two in Stage 1, two in Stage 2, and we finished second in Stage 3,”Read More
By Kenny Bruce, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Christopher Bell overtook Brandon Jones with less than 20 laps remaining to capture Saturday’s Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and pocketed a $100,000 bonus for his efforts. Bell, driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, was one of four drivers competing for the series’ Dash 4 Cash bonus. Other eligible drivers didn’t finish far behind – Tyler Reddick finished second, Chase Briscoe finished fourth and Michael Annett wound up eighth. “That’s pretty cool to get my first win hereRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Rick Ware Racing once again teams up with Kyle Weatherman for his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Weatherman made his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut with RWR in 2017. Since then, the Wentzville, MO native has started nine premier series races. Weatherman earned a best finish of 26th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year. Sponsoring Weatherman’s No. 17 Chevrolet Camaro SS will be East Carolina University. The ECU Pirates previously sponsored Cody Ware and RWR’s Cup programRead More