Jeff Meendering Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR Xfinity Series program are certainly glad July is over with all three of its drivers gaining positive grounds in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 250 at Kansas Speedway. Brandon Jones led the way with the strongest two laps of his racing career as he went from seventh on the second overtime restart to pass Austin Cindric on the last lap for his third career Xfinity Series win and the second straight at the 1.5-mile circuit. Jones described his road to victory as a groupRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  At the start of a typical race, a driver starts with four fresh tires. Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway was anything but typical for NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Cole Custer. Early troubles left Custer scratching and clawing his way through the field to finish fifth. Race strategy by Custer’s Stewart Haas Racing crew chief Jeff Meendering helped Custer earn that top-five finish. At the end of Stage 1, the Meendering elected for his rookie driver to take the wave aroundRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Heading into the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Cole Custer is riding on some momentum after earning his first Top 10 finish of the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series season last weekend. Custer also finished inside the Top 10 at the end of each stage at Atlanta, and he was one of only four Xfinity Series regulars to do so. Custer has one previous start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway which came last season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He startedRead More