Austin Cindric Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway will mark a milestone in Austin Cindric’s NASCAR career. The second-year NASCAR Xfinity Series driver will make his 50th career start in the No. 22 Pirtek Mustang on Friday night. In Cindric’s 49 starts to date, he has earned 12 top-five and 25 top-10 finishes. The Team Penske driver has also earned three pole positions. Overall, Daytona marks 79 combined starts in NASCAR’s National Series for Cindric. Results on superspeedways have been varied for the 20-year-old. InRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Austin Cindric overcame adversity to earn a top-10 finish in the Camping World 300. A late caution set up a 21-lap run to the finish, with Cindric’s No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang was one of just 14 cars on the lead lap. He battled hard with Noah Gragson and Brandon Jones for the final position in the top-five. Cindric narrowly avoided contact with Gragson with eight laps to go. Both Cindric and Jones began to swap positions back and forthRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service JOLIET, Ill. – For the vast majority of Saturday’s Camping World 300 at Chicagoland Speedway it looked like another non-too-subtle reminder of how good the NASCAR Xfinity Series triumphant trio has been – championship leaders Cole Custer, Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick showed the way. Ultimately it was Custer’s time to celebrate this weekend, leading a dominant 151 of the race’s 200 laps to take his fourth Xfinity win of the season in the No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford and the sixth victory ofRead More
By Robert Gray, NASCAR Wire Service NEWTON, Iowa — Christopher Bell knows a lot about long, dominant runs. The seasoned open-wheel racer’s won the last three Chili Bowl Nationals in his native, Oklahoma — and Sunday led an astounding 186 laps of Sunday’s CircuitCity.com 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race while cruising to a commanding victory at Iowa Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing/Ruud Toyota pulled away from Cole Custer on the final restart with 10 laps to go and powered to his series-leading fourth victory ofRead 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 Luis Torres, Staff Writer The first race back from Easter didn’t stop Austin Cindric from racking up another top-five on his NASCAR Xfinity Series resume. Not even wearing a lion’s wig during driver introductions kept him from prowling the competition. Fresh off a runner-up finish at Richmond Raceway, Cindric came to Talladega Superspeedway with the purpose of winning. It wasn’t meant to be and had to settle for fifth during Saturday’s MoneyLion 300. The race title happened to be Cindric’s primary sponsor for his No. 12 Ford Mustang. “To comeRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – Tyler Reddick overcame a pit road speeding penalty and damage to the right side of his No. 2 Chevrolet to win Saturday’s MoneyLion 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. With the right side of his Richard Childress Racing Chevy heavily taped after a brush with the outside wall, Reddick crossed the finish line at the end of a two-lap closing dash .127 seconds ahead of runner-up Gray Gaulding, who drove his No. 08 Chevrolet to the first top-10 finishRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor TALLADEGA, Ala. – In the first NASCAR Xfinity Series restrictor plate race of the season at Daytona, the end result was a lackluster race as drivers elected to run around single file lap after lap instead of the normal high-intensity racing we normally see at those type of tracks. Heading into Saturday’s Moneylion 300 at Talladega Superspeedway, which is one of four Dash4Cash races on the 2019 schedule, the all-Xfinity Series regular field will have plenty of incentive to put on a more entertaining race.Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Cole Custer said on Friday afternoon that his No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR Xfinity Series team might be ready to peak in time for the Playoffs. Clearly, Custer is ahead of schedule, after a convincing victory in Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. After losing the lead to Austin Cindric on a restart with 26 laps left, Custer regained the top spot on Lap 231 of 250 and pulled away for his second victory of the season. In a raceRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Auto Club Speedway was once again unkind to John Hunter Nemechek, who took a heavy shunt past the start/finish line on the 84th lap of Saturday’s Production Alliance Group 300 in Fontana, California, and will be credited with a 28th place result. Already dealing with adversity such as a brush in the Turn 4 wall during Stage 1 and later in Stage 2, he lost a lap by pitting for a vibration, but would have a decent recovery and saw himself battling Justin Haley for theRead More