Josh Berry Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Both Ty Gibbs and Josh Berry made the most out of an unfortunate situation up front and crossed the line second and third respectively in Sunday’s Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway. In the closing laps, Gibbs thrusted his way to second after both Tyler Reddick and Chris Buescher’s intense battle for the lead went south after rubbing fenders in Turn 3. Both frustrated racers saw their day go south when their tires went flat and forced to make an unscheduled pit stop. From there, Gibbs wasRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DARLINGTON, S.C. — A combination of stubbornness and patience paid off handsomely for Brad Keselowski on Sunday at Darlington Raceway, where the driver of the No. 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing Ford ended a 110-race winless streak with victory in the Goodyear 400. Keselowski’s triumph, which came at the expense of hard-luck teammate Chris Buescher and pole winner Tyler Reddick, gave the Ford Dark Horse Mustang its first NASCAR Cup Series victory this season in 13 races and led to a heated exchange betweenRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kyle Larson and Bubba Wallace renewed their rivalry on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway—without contact between their cars. Six days after Wallace turned Larson with fewer than two laps left to cause the final caution at Richmond and take a likely win from Martin Truex Jr., Larson edged Wallace for the pole position for Sunday’s Cook Out 400 (3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). With Hendrick Motorsports celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend with special paint schemes, Larson—theRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service  MARTINSVILLE, Va. – At the end of Saturday’s chaotic Dead on Tools 250, Justin Allgaier rescued his season with an improbable victory that earned the driver of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet a berth in the Nov. 4 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4 event at Phoenix Raceway. Allgaier’s Camaro crossed the finish line glued to the side of Sheldon Creed’s No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, scoring his first win at Martinsville, his fourth of the season and the 23rd of his career  byRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – The NASCAR Xfinity Series has a new road course ace. “We may be Allmendinger 2.0,” Sam Mayer quipped after winning Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 presented by BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course and clinching a spot in the Round of 8 in the series Playoffs. The reference was to AJ Allmendinger, winner of the previous four Xfinity races at the 2.32-mile, 17-turn circuit. With Allmendinger ineligible for the race as a full-time NASCARRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor CONCORD, N.C. – The NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff field is down to eight. Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL marked the first elimination race for the series, with the first four drivers getting axed from championship conclusion when the checkered flag waved. While Sam Mayer walked off with the win to clinch his place in the next round, it was a fierce battle down around the cut-off line to see who would make the cut and who would be spendingRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There were no mixed feelings on Parker Kligerman’s part — he was ecstatic that John Hunter Nemechek asserted absolute domination over the rest of the field in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. Nemechek’s sixth victory of the season assured Kligerman, who finished a strong fourth, of a berth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs, which open next Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kligerman outlasted Riley Herbst, who entered the race with a one-point advantage for the final PlayoffRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DARLINGTON, S.C. – Denny Hamlin resumed his NASCAR Xfinity Series mastery of Darlington Raceway on Saturday, winning the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help a Hero 200 to raise his victory total at the track to six.  Hamlin passed series leader Austin Hill after a Lap 147 restart that pushed the race one circuit into overtime. Parker Kligerman’s consequential spin off Sam Mayer’s bumper on Lap 141 brought out the seventh caution of the race and set up the final two-lap shootout. “I really neededRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BROOKLYN, Mich. – Overcoming an early wreck, a late caution and an angry teammate, John Hunter Nemechek claimed a milestone victory in Saturday’s Cabo Wabo 250 at Michigan International Speedway.  The NASCAR Xfinity win was the 200th in the series for Joe Gibbs Racing. For Nemechek, it was the fifth victory of the season and the seventh of his career—all at different tracks.  After Patrick Emerling pounded the Turn 3 wall to cause the seventh and final caution of the race on Lap 112, NemechekRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor Noah Gragson’s actions on social media have landed him in hot water with both his team, Legacy Motor Club, and NASCAR, as he has been indefinitely suspended from the Cup Series starting with this weekend’s event in Michigan. On Saturday morning, it came to light that Gragson had liked an insensitive meme regarding the death of George Floyd and shortly thereafter Legacy Motor Club announced that Gragson had been suspended from the team and super-sub Josh Berry would take his place behind the wheel of theRead More