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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Harrison Burton. Burton is a 16-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver that drives the No. 51 DEX Imaging Toyota Tundra. Burton competes full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro East Series in the No. 8 Dex Imaging Toyota Camry for MDM Motorsports where he currently leads the standings by 22 points over Todd Gilliland. He also competes part-time in the No. 28 Dex Imaging Toyota Camry in theRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer A quick Google search on the name Spencer Davis yields results primarily for the musician who founded the 1960s rock band The Spencer Davis Group. The 18-year-old race car driver of the same name looks to change that and this season will compete in several series, including seven ARCA Racing Series events with Venturini Motorsports. “I had wanted to run some ARCA stuff this year. Billy (Venturini) got wind of it and he gave me a call. I was actually Go-Kart racing down in DaytonaRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer A new entitlement sponsor for the Cup Series, competition enhancements and the return of Dale Earnhardt Jr. to the track are just a few of the major story lines heading into the Daytona 500. Motorsports Tribune spoke with Chicagoland Speedway President Scott Paddock to discuss his thoughts heading into Sunday’s Great American Race. New Entitlement Sponsor In January, Monster Energy became just the third company to serve as the entitlement sponsor in NASCAR premier series history, replacing Sprint. “I think it’s exciting for the industryRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After dominating the 2016 ARCA Racing Series season, Chase Briscoe now has a new challenge on the horizon. The NextEra Energy Resources 200 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday, February 24, will mark his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut. In 22 career starts in the ARCA Racing Series, Briscoe has six wins, 15 top fives, 20 Top 10s, and six pole positions. Briscoe’s average start during his time in ARCA was 4.2, with an average finish of 5.4. Of the 3082 laps he completed, BriscoeRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Three months ago, Matt Tifft was sidelined from competing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as well as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series by a disc issue in Tifft’s back. During a routine test, it was discovered by Tifft’s doctors that he had a low-grade giloma, a brain tumor. Tifft underwent surgery to remove the non-cancerous tumor. After about two months of rehab, Tifft was finally cleared by his doctors, as well as NASCAR officials to return to NASCAR competition on September 12, 2016. Tifft’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer One of the top stories over the past few weeks has been Dale Earnhardt Jr. being sidelined with concussion-like symptoms. At the same time, John Wes Townley has been sidelined from races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s with the same type of injury. Townley joined “The Morning Drive” on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio where he spoke about the incidents that he believes led to his concussion like symptoms. Townley’s concussion symptoms beganRead More

Posted On July 23, 2016By Aaron BeardenIn ARCA

Travis Miller Surprises in ARCA Debut at Lucas Oil Raceway

By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Journeyman driver Travis Miller made the most of his ARCA Racing debut for Ranier Racing with MDM, giving the organization its best finish on the year with a runner-up result. “The first long run we had, I was fighting for the lead and I made the mistake of burning the front tires off of it,” Miller said. “If I could have done it any different it would’ve been riding around and waiting for a caution. For the 30-40 laps we had on that last green-flag runRead More
By Don Radebaugh, ARCA RACING Series TOLEDO, Ohio — If rookie Myatt Snider wasn’t exactly sure of his ability to win going into his career-first ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race, he’s more than convinced now. The 21-year-old Charlotte, North Carolina driver, in the No. 22 Original Louisiana Hot Sauce-Cunningham Motorsports Ford, won the Menards 200 presented by Federated Car Care Sunday afternoon at Toledo Speedway. “I knew Cunningham Motorsports was capable of doing it; I just wasn’t sure if I was capable,” Snider said from the 7-Up Winner’sRead More