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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent One year removed from his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut, Garrett Smithley returns to Michigan International Speedway with Victory Lane Quick Oil Change and Premium Motorsports. The FireKeepers Casino 400 will mark Smithley’s seventh career Cup Series race. It will be just his second with the Jay Robinson-owned Premium Motorsports. Smithley will replace his JD Motorsports teammate Ross Chastain in the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Smithley will also compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series LTi Printing 250 with Victory Lane Quick Oil ChangeRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite losing the opportunity of a lifetime, NASCAR veteran Ross Chastain will still be competing in all three of NASCAR’s National Series. Chastain will have a partial schedule in the No. 45 Paul Jr. Designs TruNorth Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Reid Wilson will split time in the No. 45 Truck with the Alva, FL native. Chastain will drive the truck at Daytona International Speedway. Chastain has 59 starts in the Truck Series, finishing runner-up twice. In total,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Wendell Chavous’ last ride ends on a high note, finishing fifth in Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Sueprspeedway in Alabama. Not only did Chavous’ 50th start marked his first top-five of his entire NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, but it is also Premium Motorsports first ever top-five result since Jay Robinson began fielding trucks in 2015, surpassing Ross Chastain’s seventh-place result at Las Vegas Sept. 14. This past Monday, the Hephzibah, Georgia native stated that Talladega will be his final start as he’ll be focusingRead More

Posted On August 16, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Stefan Parsons

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Stefan Parsons at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 20-year-old competes in Late Model competition and for Premium Motorsports in the No. 15 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet Silverado. Seth Eggert: Why did you follow your Hall of Fame Uncle, Benny Parsons, and your father, Phil Parsons’ footsteps into Motorsports? Stefan Parsons: “Ever since I was little, I’ve been at a racetrack. It was the only thing that I’ve ever known. I’ve literally only known racing.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports continues to help drivers make their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, this time with Stefan Parsons. The son of Fox Sports 1 commentator and former driver Phil Parsons will make his Truck Series debut at Bristol Motor Speedway. Stefan Parsons will drive the No. 15 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet Silverado in the UNOH 200. Parsons has been competing in Late Model competition, including the Response Energy CARS Tour Late Model Stock division. In 19 starts, he has one top five and three top-10Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After earning back-to-back Top-10s in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first time, Jesse Little will now make his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Kentucky Speedway. Little will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Premium Motorsports in the Quaker State 400. Premium Motorsports earned its’ best finish of the season, 11th, last weekend with Jeffrey Earnhardt behind the wheel. Little’s one-race deal will also be the 200thstart for the fifth-year Cup team. “I’m very humbled by this opportunityRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports announced its primary sponsor for their No. 15 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Wednesday. Cryptocurrency trading company Troptions Corporation will sponsor the truck for the first four races, beginning in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona Feb. 16. Robby Lyons will be piloting the truck full-time and compete for NASCAR’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors. “I was super pumped to hear Troptions has come on board. Cryptocurrency seems to be taking the world by storm so to have it comeRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports acquired its biggest asset in team history Monday. Danica Patrick will pilot the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet for her final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in the 60th Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 18. The Jay Robinson owned operation went all in on making their 500 effort its best yet with Richard Childress Racing supplying ECR Engines for Robinson and pairing Patrick with Tony Eury, Jr. as her crew chief. Danica won’t have to worry about racing her wayRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor When a clean sweep of the Front Row Motorsports team was announced a few weeks ago, it placed Chris Buescher and Landon Cassill into full-time rides for the 2016 season. However it also meant that Cole Whitt was left searching for a ride. Tuesday, it was announced that Whitt’s search is over and he has landed at Premium Motorsports. The Premium Motorsports team which bought assets from the former No. 40 Hillman Racing team in the off season, will remain their familiar No. 98 this upcomingRead More