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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The announcements just keeps on hitting left and right as three announcements have taken place in the world of NASCAR over the past 24 hours with plenty more to come. Plenty positives, but some I’m simply skeptical due to the fact it has some implications, ranging from a specific driver to the status of one race team. Here are some of my takeaways from each of those confirmations involving Alex Bowman, Daniel Suarez and Hailie Deegan. Bowman Succeeds Another NASCAR Icon In a clever socialRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer WATKINS GLEN, New York — Turner Motorsport was 13th in GT Daytona class points before Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen but took a massive step toward the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship points lead with a second place finish in class. Full time drivers Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley partnered with third driver Dillon Machavern to start third but mid-race contact with the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports Cadillac DPi meant that the No. 96 BMW M6 GT3 entry had to make an extra pit stop,Read More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer SEBRING, Fla. — Records were sure to fall in qualifying for the 67th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring and fall they did. Breaking the old IMSA pole record by over one and a half seconds, Dane Cameron wheeled his Acura ARX-05 DPi around the 17-turn, 3.74 mile circuit with a pole lap of 1 minute, 45.865 seconds to average 125.837 mph to put Cameron and co-drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Simon Pagenaud up front. The old pole record for the race was a 1Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Team Penske’s Austin Cindric ended up third after an early spin from the lead. The Rookie of the Year contender and NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff driver entered the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course and left on the outside looking in for the Playoffs. In the final run to the finish in the Drive for the Cure 200, Cindric battled hard with Justin Marks for third. After Daniel Hemric slid through the frontstretch chicane, the No. 22 MoneyLion Ford Mustang moved into third.Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – Chase Briscoe made the most of pit strategy that put him out front during Saturday’s inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Leading the last 24 of 55 laps in the Drive for the Cure 200 at the challenging 2.28-mile, 17-turn road course—thanks to a pit stop on Lap 26, before the end of Stage 2—Briscoe held off Justin Marks after the last restart on Lap 45 and took the checkered flag 1.478 seconds ahead of Marks’Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – In NASCAR’s first race weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course, everything is coming full circle for road course ringer Justin Marks. Prior to the start of the race weekend, the Rocklin, CA native tweeted that he will be stepping away from NASCAR competition following the completion of the Bank of America ROVAL 400 on Sunday, Sept. 30. “It’s just run its course,” Marks said. “Honestly, I have pretty lofty ambitions on the business side, have some projects that I’m workingRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer James Davison came to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, setting his eyes on capturing a win after a crash last year, where he lead 11 of the first 20 laps, took him out of the running. This time around, Davison scored a track-best eighth in Saturday’s Johnsonville 180, but not the way he wanted his result to be due to late circumstances. Davison, who turns 32 on Tuesday, put on a valiant effort throughout the 45-lap contest, but he didn’t lead until the 38thRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Road course ringer Justin Marks earned a top-10 finish after spinning late in the Johnsonville 180 at Road America. Although Marks and fellow ‘ringer’ James Davison combined to lead just one lap, the duo were among the class of the NASCAR Xfinity Series field. In the final run to the finish, Marks chased eventual race-winner Justin Allgaier and Davison in his No. 42 Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet Camaro SS. As Davison’s Toyota Camry faded, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver desperately searched for a way past. MarksRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 21st race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score seven victories. The Xfinity Series returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Rock N Roll Tequila 170. Road course ringers, the possibility of racing in the rain, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 21st race of the season. Coverage for the Rock N Roll Tequila 170 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:00 p.m. ET. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has beenRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Road course specialist Justin Marks will compete in the three remaining road course events for Chip Ganassi Racing. First Marks will run at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, followed by Road America and the Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Marks will have Chevrolet Accessories onboard the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro SS in all three races. His first race will be this weekend’s Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at Mid-Ohio. Marks famously won the 2016 rain-soaked NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio. In addition to hisRead More