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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – What started off as the absolute lowest of lows ended on an absolute high for Timmy Hill, who brought the No. 66 RoofClaim.com/VSI Racing Toyota Supra home in third during Saturday’s NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway. The 120-lap race was Hill’s 186th Xfinity Series race but he never finished better than seventh on three different occasions. That would all change as the chaotic contest boiled down to a three-lap shootout which saw him trying to push Harrison Burton andRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The final two spots for Sunday’s 62nd Daytona 500 spot have been set as Reed Sorenson and Timmy Hill got themselves into the race after Thursday’s Bluegreen Vacations Duel at Daytona International Speedway while crashes eliminated Daniel Suarez and J.J. Yeley from making the 40-car grid. In Race No. 1, Suarez’s misfortune became Sorenson’s gain as the 16-year NASCAR Cup Series veteran locks his way into Sunday’s Daytona 500 via qualifying speed after Justin Haley (who was already in as the fastestRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Heading into tomorrow’s Bluegreen Vacations Duels at Daytona International Speedway, we already know that Justin Haley and Brendan Gaughan are locked in for the 62nd Daytona 500 after being the fastest open cars in last Sunday’s time trials. However, the biggest angle are those five guys on the outside looking in as only two spots are left. The immense pressure of racing among themselves to be the top guy in their respective Duel races is there but each their own story. InRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent In his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut, Austin Hill quietly earned a top-10 finish in the Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On the final restart, Hill lined up just outside the top-10 in the No. 61 AISIN Group Toyota Supra. In the mad scramble, he maneuvered his MBM Motorsports forward. Hill followed Cole Custer and Chase Briscoe through the three and sometime four-wide pack. The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff Grid driver passed Xfinity Series regulars Michael Annett and Ryan Sieg to enter theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent BRISTOL, Tenn. – A collaboration between MBM Motorsports and Hattori Racing Enterprises nets Timmy Hill a top-10 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver found himself inside the top-10 late in the Food City 300. However, Hill was not driving a car owned solely by his regular team owner, Carl Long. In an alliance that came together earlier in the week, the Port Tobacco, MD native was in a car prepped by Shige Hattori’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. “This collaboration cameRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The task is very simple for the four non-chartered drivers of Joey Gase, Brendan Gaughan, Parker Kligerman and Ryan Truex, be the best finisher of their respective Gander RV Duel Thursday. The match-up in Race No. 1 is between close racing friends Kligerman and Truex, who have created buzz on Twitter with their interaction about what’s at stake as only one of them will make their first Daytona 500. Neither drive has made an attempt of making the race since 2014, whenRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Veteran NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Joey Gase will move to Carl Long’s Motorsports Business Management team for the 2019 season. He will drive the No. 35 Eternal Fans Toyota Supra full-time. Gase will also attempt the 2019 running of the Daytona 500 in MBM’s No. 66. Gase has 208 starts including the last five full seasons. He has just one top-five, fifth-place at Talladega Superspeedway, and three top-10 finishes. In the 2018 season, Gase drove for Go Green Racing. He had his best performance since theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Like many road course ringers, when Alon Day made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in 2016, he was out of his element. Although the NASCAR Next alum was competing at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the racing required a radically different approach than he has had in Europe. Day drove the No. 40 FLWaterFront.com Dodge Challenger to an impressive 13th-place finish in his debut. The 26-year-old turned heads in the woefully underfunded MBM Motorsports car, running inside the Top-10 for much of the race. DayRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  After surviving the chaos, Timmy Hill earns the first-ever top-10 finish for Carl Long as either a driver or a team owner. Feel good stories from underdog teams are often a theme at Daytona International Speedway, and the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 was no different. Hill, an eight-year veteran of the NASCAR Xfinity Series, somehow kept his No. 66 VSI Racing Patriotic / CrashClaimsR.us Toyota Camry out of trouble throughout the night. On the final restart, he was just inside the top-10, battling stars Daniel Hemric,Read More