Go Bowling 250 Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent A stage one strategy call by crew chief Travis Mack increased Michael Annett’s points cushion in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs. After Annett hovered just inside the top-10 in stage one of the Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway, Mack opted to bring the No. 1 Pilot / Flying J Chevrolet Camaro SS to pit road under caution on lap 61. As one of three that pitted, the JR Motorsports driver came to life in the final nine laps of the stage. Annett restarted outsideRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Eager to add a NASCAR Xfinity Series championship to his resume in perhaps his final season in the series, Christopher Bell made an emphatic statement in Friday night’s Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway. Bell swept the first two stages of the series Playoff opener—bringing his total of stage wins to 17—and led a career-best 238 laps in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs racing Toyota, winning for the seventh time this season, the third time in five starts at the .75-mileRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It wasn’t a winner’s circle repeat for Ross Chastain, who’s had a “Cloud Nine” week after scoring his maiden Xfinity Series win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last Saturday. After clawing his way towards a second place finish in Friday’s Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway in Virginia, it was another mesmerizing showing, and he hopes it was enough to impress car owner Chip Ganassi. “It means the world. When they told me about it, I just wanted to come in and do my job, andRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor “I just want to have fun,” Dale Earnhardt, Jr. said before Friday night’s race at Richmond Raceway. After the checkered flag flew in the Go Bowling 250, it was mission accomplished in his return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series as he brought home a fourth-place finish after leading the most laps. Even after being out of the race car since the end of last season, when he said goodbye to full-time racing, Earnhardt picked up right where he left off as soon as the racing actionRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In an emotional final race at his home track, Richmond Raceway, Elliott Sadler finished inside the Top-10. The JR Motorsports driver announced several weeks ago that this would be his final season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In the run to the finish of the Go Bowling 250, Sadler found his No. 1 OneMain Financial inside a hornets’ nest in sixth. He battled with teammates Tyler Reddick and Justin Allgaier, along with Austin Cindric, Cole Custer, and Ryan Reed. Sadler emerged from the chaos justRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – A short run at the end of Friday night’s GoBowling.com 250 was just what pole winner Christopher Bell needed to charge into the second round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs. In a race that saw regular-season champion Justin Allgaier end his night with a hard crash into the Turn 3 wall with 24 laps left, and in a race that saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. lead the most laps in his only scheduled race of 2018, Bell surged past race leader MattRead More
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By Matt Tifft, Driver Columnist Editor’s note: Matt Tifft, driver of the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, shares his 2018 campaign with Motorsports Tribune as he aims for a shot at the championship.  The NASCAR season is always a long one, and it takes a lot of hard work to make it into the Playoffs each year. I’m proud of what the No. 2 RCR team has done so far this year to make it to this spot. We’ve worked so hard every singleRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Johnny Davis Motorsports with Gary Keller continues to give up-and-coming drivers a chance as Quin Houff joins the team at Richmond Raceway. While Ross Chastain competes for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Go Bowling 250, Houff will fill the seat of the No. 4 Beating Cancer with Duke Chevrolet Camaro SS. Houff has one previous start at Richmond last season. In the now-defunct Precision Performance Motorsports No. 46, he started and finished 27th, three laps down. Houff turned heads at both Bristol Motor Speedway andRead More