Bar Harbor 200 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. – In a scene that has become all but routine this season, Christopher Bell won Saturday’s Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway, collecting his sixth victory in his rookie year in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. What was not routine was the desperation battle for the final spot in the Round of 8 of the Xfinity Playoffs. In the closing moments of the race, after a restart on Lap 184 of 200, Matt Tifft and Ross Chastain dueled for the right to moveRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A mistake behind the wheel Saturday at Dover International Speedway kept Daniel Hemric away from an elusive first career victory. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver won the second stage, and immediately lost everything. With limited cautions, Hemric found it tough to move though the field in his No. 21 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro SS. On the final restart, he battled fellow Playoff drivers Brandon Jones and Austin Cindric, as well as part-time drivers John Hunter Nemechek and Spencer Gallagher. Hemric hardly gainedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The ‘Cinderella story’ of Ross Chastain comes to an end after the Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway. The 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff driver was eliminated despite a number of impressive moves late. Following a caution with 37 laps to go, Chastain was busted for speeding on pit road in his No. 4 Delaware Office of Highway Safety Chevrolet Camaro SS. He restarted at the tail-end of the field, and on the outside looking in for the Round of Eight. In 10 laps,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer As Christopher Bell cruised his way to a rookie-high sixth win of the season, all eyes were glued on the battle for the eighth and final transfer spot between Ross Chastain and Matt Tifft in Saturday’s Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway in Delaware. Not even a late-race tangle between the two stopped Tifft’s march into the next round. While Chastain finished 13th, a 15th place result was good enough for the Hinckley, Ohio native to advance into the Round of 8, beating the JDRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 29th race of the season, and the third of the Playoffs. Four full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score 12 victories. The Xfinity Series returns to Dover International Speedway for the Bar Harbor 200. The Playoff battle, eliminations, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 29th race of the season. Coverage for the Bar Harbor 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:00 p.m. ET. Dover has been on the schedule since the inception of the NASCAR Xfinity Series,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer In recent history, most drivers attempting to run all three NASCAR National Series, also known as ‘the triple,’ have been Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. This weekend, NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Ross Chastain will run all 800 miles at Dover International Speedway. In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Austim, Chastain will make his debut in the No. 15 Chevrolet SS for Premium Motorsports. In the Xfinity Series One Main Financial 200, he will compete in the No. 4 ChevroletRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Dover International Speedway, Matt Crafton took home the victory in thrilling fashion. Crafton beat Daniel Suarez by 0.571 seconds to take the victory. Crafton is the only former winner in the Truck Series at Dover in the field this weekend. NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars Brandon Jones, JJ Yeley, Matt Mills, and Ross Chastain are also entered in the race. Truck Series Championship Christopher Bell, Kaz Grala, and Johnny Sauter are the only three drivers withRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time since the 2016 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jesse Little will return with JJL Motorsports to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway for the Bar Harbor 200. New alliances with both Gaunt Brothers Racing and Triad Racing Technologies are making JJL Motorsports’ Dover effort possible. Little will also have support from long-time partner Performance Friction Brakes. Little has nine previous starts in the Truck Series including his 2015 debut that came at Dover. He ran well earlyRead More