Austin Theriault Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After he sat on the sidelines for much of the last year, Austin Theriault will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Theriault will join Andy Seuss, who is also making his Cup debut at NHMS with Rick Ware Racing, as a teammate. The Fort Kent, ME native will drive the No. 52 Bangor Savings Bank / Cross Insurance Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the team. To date, Theriault has 19 starts in NASCAR’s National Series, his most recent inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time since winning the 2017 ARCA Racing Series Championship, Austin Theriault returns to National Series competition with On Point Motorsports. The 24-year-old driver will drive the No. 30 Toyota Tundra for a team that debuted at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier this season. After winning the ARCA Racing Series Championship with Ken Schrader Racing, lack of sponsorship sidelined Theriault. Since then, he has been working as a spotter, driver coach, and competing in Late Model competition. The Las Vegas 350 at Las VegasRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway has as diverse a field as the ARCA Racing Series has seen in a long time. The race marks the first time ARCA will use composite bodies at a restrictor plate track, giving a fair playing field for all 39 drivers who’ll accept the 80-lap grind. The historic field consists of long-time veterans, a Navy Academy grad, female teammates and young guns in top budget teams. Let’s begin with Venturini Motorsports teammates Natalie Decker and Leilani Münter.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Despite a breakout 2017 season, ARCA Racing Series Champion Austin Theriault’s plans for 2018 are still in the dark. Theriault’s journey to his first national series championship has been a long and winding road. Theriault dominated the 2017 ARCA Racing Series season. In 20 races, he finished in the top-10 19 times. The Fort Kent, ME native also earned seven victories and 16 top-five finishes. Theriault also became the first driver in ARCA history to win on all five styles of racetracks (dirt track, intermediateRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Austin Theriault added a victory at Daytona International Speedway to his racing resume on Saturday , winning the ARCA Racing Series season-opener over Terry Jones. Theriault got a push in the draft from the No. 77 Ford of Dalton Sargeant with eight laps to go, making the high line work just enough to pass Jones at the iconic 2.5-mile superspeedway to take the win  in the Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire. The caution flew for the third multi-car wreck ofRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Driver lineups in the ARCA Racing Series are taking shape in advance of this weekend’s test session at Daytona International Speedway, with Ken Schrader Racing announcing Austin Theriault as the driver of  the team’s No. 52 for the full 20-race schedule. Veteran crew chief Donnie Richeson, who has led a variety of drivers to victory lane during his 15-year tenure, will continue as the team’s crew chief. Theriault won in his ARCA debut in August 2014 at Michigan International Speedway behind the wheel of aRead More

Posted On June 14, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Custer speeds to second career win at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. – Cole Custer took advantage of a five-lap shootout at Gateway Motorsports Park to score his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in Saturday night’s American Ethanol presents the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 brought to you by Ameren. When race leader Tyler Reddick missed his second shift of the night on the final restart, Custer attacked and cleared the field to cruise to a 0.871-second triumph over Spencer Gallagher. It was the 17-year-old NASCAR Next driver’s first win of the year and second for JR Motorsports,Read More

Posted On February 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Trucks

Reddick Survives Wild Truck Race at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—As trucks fanned out four-wide behind him, Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Behind the race winner, Erik Jones charged to the outside to grab the runner-up spot, followed by Scott Lagasse Jr. and Austin Theriault, Reddick’s Brad Keselowski Racing teammate. Teamwork between the two BKR trucks was crucial to Reddick’s maiden win. “I just had all the confidence in the world in our trucks going into theRead More