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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Currently Kaz Grala has just one more opportunity to compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The Fury Race Cars LLC driver has sponsorship for just the Iowa 250 at the Iowa Speedway. Grala will pilot the No. 61 NETTTS Ford Mustang in Sunday’s race. Grala has six career starts at the 0.875-mile track with four NASCAR K&N Pro Series East starts and two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts. He has two top-10 finishes, both in K&N Pro Series competition. Grala’s best finish at theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer JGL Racing announced Thursday that 19-year-old Tony Mrakovich of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania will run two NASCAR Xfinity Series races in the No. 28 Extreme Energy Solutions Ford Mustang, beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 April 14th. “(Bristol) is one of the toughest tracks on the circuit,” said Mrakovich. “Some of the sport’s most prestigious names have gone to Victory Lane here, so if you can have a good day at Bristol, you’ve accomplished quite a feat. I’m so thankful for Extreme Energy’s supportRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the second day in a row at the World Center of Racing, one of the smaller teams in the NASCAR garage was celebrating a top-five finish when the checkered flag flew. Kaz Grala, who pilots the No. 24 Ford for JGL Racing, provided the cause for celebration, surviving Saturday’s PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona to bring his team a fourth-place finish. The top-five marks the second straight race at Daytona that JGL entries scored top-five finishes after Dakoda Armstrong andRead More

Posted On February 15, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Up to Speed – PowerShares QQQ 300

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  The NASCAR Series that says, “Names are made here,” will be back in action this weekend. The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to track this weekend with the title up for grabs. With 2017 Champion William Byron ascending to the Premier Series, NASCAR’s Second Series will have a new Champion for the seventh consecutive season. New faces in new places, new teams, and manufacturer changes are just some of the storylines heading into the season-opener. Coverage for the PowerShares QQQ 300 is scheduled to start SaturdayRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Dylan Lupton is inching closer to a full-time deal with JGL Racing. As part of the team’s “Young Guns” program, Lupton will drive a minimum of 21 races in the No. 28 Ford Mustang. Lupton joins Kaz Grala as the team transitions for Toyota Racing to Ford Performance. Last year Lupton made 14 starts for JGL Racing with a best finish of 12th at Richmond Raceway. In total, he had four top-20 finishes in JGL’s Toyota Camrys. Lupton has a totalRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer A new year means a new series and a new team for Kaz Grala. After spending the last two years with GMS Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the Westborough, MA native will move up to the NASCAR Xfinity Series with JGL Racing. The 2017 Truck Series season was a success for Grala. He won the season opener at Daytona International Speedway from the pole after narrowly avoiding the final lap melee. Grala also earned five top-fives and 11 top-10 finishes. A run-inRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Heading into Friday night’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Dakota Armstrong is looking to reverse his past struggles at “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile.” Armstrong is coming off a top-10 finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. In seven career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Bristol, Armstrong has yet to score a finish better than 18th. Earlier this season, he finished 19th in the No. 28 WinField United Toyota Camry for JGL Racing. Armstrong also has two career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts atRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, Jeb Burton hopes to continue his momentum heading into his 100th career NASCAR start. Burton is coming off his first career top five in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as he returns to the site of his first career Top 10. After avoiding ‘The Big One’ at Daytona International Speedway, he finished fourth in the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry for JGL Racing. In his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in 2013, Burton started 13th and finished eighthRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  For the first time in his NASCAR Xfinity Series career, Jeb Burton earned a top five finish. Like his teammate Dakoda Armstrong, and fellow competitor David Starr, he scored his best career finish at Daytona International Speedway, finishing fourth in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250. All of this comes even though Burton is not running a full season, his last start coming at Bristol Motor Speedway back in April in the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry. Burton squeezed through ‘The Big One’ with twoRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the second week in a row Dakoda Armstrong scores not only a top five finish, but improves his career best NASCAR Xfinity Series finish. Last week at Iowa Speedway, Armstrong tied his career best finish, fifth. This weekend at Daytona International Speedway, he survived ‘The Big One’ on his way to finishing third in the No. 28 WinField United Toyota Camry. Not only did Armstrong earn his best career finish in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250, but he also earned stage points for just theRead More