Chili Bowl Nationals Tag

September 16, 1975 – June 12, 2013 1997, 1998, 1999 USAC National Midget Champion 1998 USAC Silver Crown Champion 1999 Copper Classic Winner Two-Time Turkey Night Grand Prix Winner Two NASCAR Xfinity Series Wins One NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Win How do you describe a driver who could be competitive in just about any discipline of auto racing in the car, and a fun-loving person out of the car? Aggressive, caring, determined, fast, fierce, friendly, fun, hard-worker, mentor, personable, strong, talented, and wild. Jason Leffler was all of theseRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s hard to define the offseason for Kyle Larson. Larson, like several other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers traveled to New Zealand to race midgets before returning to the United States for the Chili Bowl Nationals. He competed with NASCAR’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kasey Kahne, Justin Allgaier, J.J. Yeley, and Christopher Bell, along with numerous dirt regulars. However, running the Chili Bowl is not an easy task. Stenhouse was unharmed after his midget flipped into the catch fencing after contact with another car. AllgaierRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Ascension up the ladder is key to driver development. One driver that will move up the NASCAR ladder in 2018 is Christopher Bell. Bell, who currently leads the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoff Standings for Kyle Busch Motorsports will move to the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time in 2018 with Joe Gibbs Racing. Bell burst onto the NASCAR scene when he won at Eldora Speedway in 2015. Since then, he has earned another six wins, made two Playoff appearances in two years, and made anRead More

Posted On July 14, 2016By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing The Ladder: Rico Abreu

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with ThorSport Racing driver Rico Abreu. Abreu is a 24-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. Abreu suffers from achondroplasia, which is a genetic disorder and the most common cause of dwarfism. As a result, Abreu needs modifications to his truck in order to reach the petals. Abreu drives the Carolina Nut Company, Curb Records, Safelite No. 98 Toyota Tundra. Abreu is campaigning for both the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Championship andRead More