Austin Cindric Tag

By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor As the 2017 NASCAR season quickly approaches and our daydreams of watching cars and trucks fly around Daytona International Speedway becomes closer to being a reality, the field in the Camping World Truck Series is starting to really take shape. Sunday, Brad Keselowski Racing announced their 2017 full-time driver roster. In a team press release it was revealed that Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe will take over full-time driving duties of the No. 19 and No. 29 Ford F-150s for the team. Cindric has drivenRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor After announcing that Austin Cindric would fill one of the team’s two driver slots for 2017, Brad Keselowski Racing completed their driver lineup on Thursday as they announced that Chase Briscoe would be coming on board full-time in their second team truck. Briscoe, who won the championship in the ARCA Racing Series in 2016 with six wins, becomes the first driver in Ford’s newly announced driver development program, which starts with Brad Keselowski Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but will also encompassRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer At only 18-years old, Austin Cindric has already had a very diverse and successful career in auto racing. This weekend, Cindric will add to the variety of tracks he has competed on when he attempts to qualify his No. 2 Pirtek Ford F-150 for Brad Keselowski Racing in the Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway. Cindric has competed in rally cars in both the Red Bull Global Rallycross Lites, where he has four wins and finished second in points in 2015, and theRead More

Posted On October 14, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA, Headline News

ARCA Kansas Qualifying Rained Out, Field Set by Points

By Don Radebaugh, ARCA Racing Series Communications KANSAS CITY, Kan. — ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards morning practice and Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell here at Kansas Speedway have been cancelled because of morning mist that covered the area. The mist has cleared off and clear skies are expected to follow. Series officials have also announced that there will be one practice session this afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. The starting line-up for Friday’s 16th annual Kansas 150 is set by current car owner points.Read More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – The 2016 season has seen 18-year-old Austin Cindric compete in the Pirelli World Challenge Series for K-PAX Racing, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for Martin-McClure Racing and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Brad Keselowski Racing. On Friday night at Kentucky Speedway, Cindric made just the fifth ARCA Racing Series start of his career, all with Cunningham Motorsports, and earned his first victory. Cindric led a race-high 64 laps in the No. 99 Pirtek Ford and never took tires, beatingRead More

Posted On September 23, 2016By Brian EberlyIn ARCA, Headline News

Chase Briscoe Continues Roll, Wins Pole at Kentucky

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – The impressive 2016 season of Chase Briscoe continued at Kentucky Speedway as the 21-year-old rookie from Mitchell, Indiana set a new track record to win the pole for Friday night’s ARCA Racing Series Crosley Brands 150. “It was pretty hairy. We’re almost wide open all the way around here,” Briscoe said, of his lap around the recently repaved 1.5-mile track. The pole was Briscoe’s series-leading sixth of the season in the 19th race. The top nine qualifiers all broke the previous trackRead More
By Lee Bailie, NASCAR Wire Service Bowmanville, Ontario, CANADA – In what has quickly become tradition for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when it races north of the border, the Chevrolet Silverado 250 produced yet another wild and memorable finish. This time around at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, John Hunter Nemechek and Cole Custer made contact on the last corner of the last lap and crossed the start-finish line in the grass in a virtual tie. Following a few moments of deliberations, NASCAR officials determined Nemechek won the raceRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ben Kennedy stole the lead from William Byron with 20 laps to go in Wednesday night’s UNOH 200 and later withstood an intense six-lap shootout with Brett Moffitt to the finish line to earn his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. With his triumph in his 63rd career series start, Kennedy, the great-grandson of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr., became the first France family member to win a NASCAR national series race. “I can’tRead More
LONG POND, Pa. (June 3, 2016) – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Grant Enfinger held off a hard-charging, hungry rookie to win Friday’s hard-fought General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible200 at Pocono Raceway. Despite being in the fuel conversation mode over the last 20 laps, Enfinger had to go as hard as he could over the final three laps to hold off Austin Cindric who had been chopping off as much as a half-second per lap over the final 10. “We didn’t have the car to do it with…we made soRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – After the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series battle changed dramatically with a wreck involving the two series leaders, Timothy Peters held off John Hunter Nemechek to win Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. Peters beat Nemechek to the checkered flag by .309 seconds to record his first victory at the one-mile speedway, his second of the season and the 10th of his career. But the real drama occurred 30 laps before Peters crossed the finish line in theRead More