Cunningham Motorsports Tag

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Coming into Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe hadn’t tested nor even fired the engine on the No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. Briscoe indicated his goal was to finish the race and learn the most he could by completing all the laps. Mission accomplished, as he finished 15th in his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut with a clean race car. It was a solid debut for the 23-year-old driver with less than 50 races of experience on pavement and the next step in a careerRead More

Posted On June 12, 2017By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing The Ladder: Chase Briscoe

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Brad Keselowski Racing driver Chase Briscoe. Briscoe is a 22-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. Briscoe drives the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150. Briscoe is campaigning for the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship as well as Rookie of the Year honors. Seth Eggert: What made you follow in the footsteps of your father and grandfather, who both competed in USAC, in motorsports? Chase Briscoe: I ran a lotRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dalton Sargeant will drive the No. 77 car for Cunningham Motorsports in the ARCA Racing Series for the 2017 season, team co-owner Kerry Scherer announced at a press conference during the Performance Racing Industry trade show at the Indiana Convention Center on Saturday afternoon. This past season, Sargeant drove for Venturini Motorsports in ARCA competition, winning at Berlin Speedway and earning 10 top-five finishes in 15 starts. Sargeant finished second at Toldeo, Winchester and Kentucky and was crowned the SCOTT Rookie ofRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – On Saturday night, Cunningham Motorsports will celebrate their first ARCA Racing Series championship at the awards banquet in the Sagamore Ballroom at the Indiana Convention Center. The team’s No. 77 Ford with driver Chase Briscoe earned six wins and 14 top-five finishes to win the title by a commanding margin. On Saturday afternoon, the team enhanced their chances at earning back-to-back titles by becoming a driver development partner with Ford Performance. The announcement was made by Jeff Clark,  Vice President of Sales for Roush YatesRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer KANSAS CITY, Kans. – The checkered flag dropped on the 2016 ARCA Racing Series season on Friday night at Kansas Speedway as Chase Briscoe earned his sixth victory of the 20-race season and was crowned as the national champion. The championship was the first for Cunningham Motorsports, who has been competing in the ARCA Series since 1996. “I was more concerned with winning the race than the championship to be completely honest. I just want to win as many races as possible. If you winRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The halfway point of Friday night’s ARCA Racing Series Kansas 150 was marred by a vicious wreck involving six cars that sent Kyle Weatherman to a local hospital for further evaluation. The wreck started when Myatt Snider got sideways after contact with his Cunningham Motorsports teammate Chase Briscoe. As the field tried to avoid wrecking, Weatherman’s car was hit from behind and shot up the track and into the left-front of Snider’s Ford in the middle of turn three. Weatherman sufferedRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer SPARTA, Ky. – At Kentucky Speedway, Chase Briscoe needed to finish seventh or better to clinch the ARCA Racing Series championship with one race still remaining in the 2016 season. Briscoe finished worse than seventh just three times in 18 races heading into Friday night’s race at the 1.5-mile track and hadn’t had a finish worse than sixth since Pocono in June. After setting a new track record in qualifying, Briscoe led the field to green and despite not leading a lap, ran inside theRead 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