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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer SONOMA, California — The era of “road ringers” are a thing of the past according to Justin Marks, who will be piloting the No. 15 Sufferfest Beer Company Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. “The ‘road course ringer’ is not really a thing anymore because every point and every race in the Cup Series are so important for these guys running for the championship that they spent a lot of time on the road course program,” Marks told Motorsports Tribune. “ItRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DETROIT, Mich. – Bryan Sellers definitely seems to know the quick way around street circuits, and he proved it again in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class qualifying for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic. Piloting the No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3, Sellers captured the Motul Pole Award on Friday afternoon after posting the fastest lap of one minute, 28.942 seconds (95.117 mph) at the 2.3-mile Belle Isle Park street circuit in Detroit. Sellers will lead the GTD field to green onRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports announced Thursday that road course veteran Justin Marks will run the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro in next month’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway and the much anticipated Bank of America 500K at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval in September. Car owner Jay Robinson chose Marks for his remarkable road racing performances, including his only NASCAR national series victory at Mid-Ohio in 2016. In addition of competing two more Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events this season, Marks will have Sufferfest Beer CompanyRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s on to the next race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The Series shifts out West for the first of two tripleheaders at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, Kyle Busch’s second appearance of the season, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the second race of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Coverage for the Stratosphere 200 is scheduled to start Friday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. 2018Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer David Gilliland Racing-Crosley announced Tuesday that Justin Marks will replace Bo LeMastus in the No. 54 Crosley Toyota Tundra for Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’ll be Marks’ first Truck Series start since February 2016 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and his first at Las Vegas in 10 years. Marks, who’s running full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, said the deal to run for DGR-Crolsey was a late decision, but he’s looking forward to provide a great resultRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In the final practice session ahead of Sunday’s 60th running of the Daytona 500, Darrell Wallace, Jr. took his No. 43 Chevrolet to the top of the board, posting the fastest time in the final hour of preparation before the Great American Race. Wallace turned in a time of 45.696 seconds, 196.954 mph, followed by Daniel Suarez, who was fastest in the two practice sessions on Friday, in second. With Richard Petty Motorsports’ new alliance with Richard Childress Racing and ChevroletRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer As part of an alliance with Premium Motorsports, Rick Ware Racing announced Friday it will field the No. 51 Chevrolet with Justin Marks as their driver for the 60th running of the Daytona 500 on February 18. Marks’ car will be sponsored by Harry’s Shaving Products, with long-time sponsor Katerra as his associate. The No. 51 team will be powered by Earnhardt Childress Engines, the same engine supplier Premium Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevrolet, driven by Danica Patrick, will have in the Great American Race. Ware’s entryRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor As 2016 comes to a close in just a few days, we’ll take this opportunity to look back at some of the best moments of the NASCAR season. This week, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is on the docket, so without further ado, here are the top five moments that stole the headlines in 2016. Daniel Suarez Captures Xfinity Series Championship at Homestead In the first year of the Chase in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the Championship Four came down to a battle between Joe GibbsRead More
SHOW #424 – Guest: Justin Marks – We recap the Xfinity Series race from Mid-Ohio, Jeff Gordon wins GoKart event, drivers on vacation, Matt Kenseth’s Tide Ride for Darlington, Drivers Say What? Fantasy Racing and a bunch more you’ll need to hear to believe. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie DOWNLOAD HERE CREDITS: Hosts: Kerry Murphey & Toby Christie Executive Producer: Kerry Murphey Music: Russell Nash Audio Director Voice Over: Thomas Moog SUBSCRIBE FREE HERE RSS FEED RADIO STATIONS CLICK HERE SUBSCRIBE FROM iTUNES: Take us with you! SubscribeRead More
By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service LEXINGTON, Ohio – Not even a caution with four laps remaining in Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Challenge could detour road course expert Justin Marks from scoring his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Marks, driver of the No. 42 Katerra Chevrolet Camaro, withstood a rain-soaked challenge from Sam Hornish Jr on the final restart, but Marks showcased his road racing skills when it counted most and stretched his lead to 3.7 seconds when the checkered flag flew. “These are as toughRead More