Brennan Poole Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service For the second time in as many seasons, Denny Hamlin broke Matt DiBenedetto’s heart, before NASCAR removed the pathos from the situation with a post-race ruling. At the end of a third overtime at Talladega Superspeedway, Hamlin beat DiBenedetto to the finish line to win by .023 seconds—roughly two feet—in Sunday’s YellaWood 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at the 2.66-mile track. But NASCAR erased the close call by penalizing DiBenedetto for forcing William Byron below the yellow line separating the racing surface fromRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A medical update was announced Tuesday regarding Ryan Blaney’s right tire changer Zach Price, who was injured following a pit road accident during last Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Zach’s wife Tasha confirmed to IndyStar’s Gregg Doyel that he has a tibial plateau fracture on his lower left leg and will be out for 3-4 months to give the fragmented bone to heal. Fortunately, surgery won’t be necessary for Zach as he’ll be on crutches for the next 3-4 weeks and can gradually put moreRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A disastrous moment occurred on pit road during Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, collecting several cars and injuring a crew member. Pit road was open on Lap 14 when things got ugly at the back of the field. Michael McDowell was entering into his pit stall, but the lack of visibility at a very narrow pit lane caused several drivers bunching up and plowing into each other. In the end, it collected Christopher Bell, Chris Buescher, Ryan Preece, Corey LaJoie, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., MartinRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer There are six drivers competing in this year’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in the NASCAR Cup Series. To nobody’s surprise, the discussion of who’ll win the award at season’s end have narrowed down to four. Those four are Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, John Hunter Nemechek and Tyler Reddick. All due to the fact of having massive success in the lower series that got them to the big dance. This leaves two drivers who are considered nothing but long shots of winning which are QuinRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service LAS VEGAS – Austin Hill earned his third NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series win of the 2019 season Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – perhaps his most important victory as it advances him to the second round of the Playoffs with big momentum and raised expectations. Hill’s No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota finished an impressive 2.116 seconds ahead of fellow Playoff competitor Ross Chastain, whose No. 45 Chevrolet led a race-best 88-of-134 laps. Polesitter Christian Eckes finished third in the KyleRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – Sidelined by sponsorship at Kansas Speedway, Brennan Poole rebounded to finish runner-up at Charlotte Motor Speedway. On the final restart of the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, Poole’s No. 30 Madvapes Toyota Tundra restarted on the outside. It negated the broken sway bar arm that hindered his performance below other trucks. Johnny Sauter’s stumble also relieved some pressure from behind. Poole made quick work of Ben Rhodes and Matt Crafton. The 28-year-old quickly got on Kyle Busch’s back bumper. Poole dived toRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – For the fifth time in his allotted five NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series starts in 2019, Kyle Busch took the checkered flag, this time under the lights in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “I wish I could do more,” Busch said following his 56th Gander Trucks career win. The rest of the field undoubtedly is quite happy the owner/driver of Kyle Busch Motorsports won’t be back until 2020. After all, Busch posted a perfect driver ratingRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – Familiar names topped the speed charts as Sheldon Creed and Brennan Poole were fastest in the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions. In the first practice session for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Creed’s No. 2 Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet Silverado topped the charts with a speed of 181.561 mph. His 29.742 second lap edged out Todd Gilliland by 0.074 seconds. “I feel pretty confident going into tonight,” Creed explained. “Pretty decent practice. We got betterRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent NASCAR veteran Brennan Poole rebounded for his first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. In a wild night Vankor 350, Poole avoided the carnage. His No. 30 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Tundra bounced up and down the running order throughout the night. Poole narrowly avoided contact on the final restart. He quietly ran out the final laps to finish ninth. The 147-lap race was a ‘night and day’ difference for Poole compared to last weekend where he finished 29th at Martinsville Speedway. TheRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After spending much of 2018 on the sidelines, Brennan Poole will run full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019 with On Point Motorsports. Poole will drive the No. 30 Toyota Tundra for the team. On Point Motorsports made its’ Truck Series debut last season at Bristol Motor Speedway with Scott Lagasse, Jr. In five races, the team earned one top-10 finish with Austin Theriault at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Poole ran two Truck races in 2018, both with NextGen Motorsports. He finishedRead More