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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After the checkered flag waved at the 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead, veteran driver Casey Mears would have to wait until this Sunday’s Daytona 500 to take the green flag at the sport’s highest level after Germain Racing replaced him with Ty Dillon in 2017. During that span of absence, Mears felt that he was far from being finish in the racing world, but also made sure that he wasn’t going to be a guy that simply rides around to getRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Despite losing the opportunity of a lifetime, NASCAR veteran Ross Chastain will still be competing in all three of NASCAR’s National Series. Chastain will have a partial schedule in the No. 45 Paul Jr. Designs TruNorth Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Reid Wilson will split time in the No. 45 Truck with the Alva, FL native. Chastain will drive the truck at Daytona International Speedway. Chastain has 59 starts in the Truck Series, finishing runner-up twice. In total,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The 24th season of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has concluded, and it’ll go down as one of more storytelling seasons. From emerging drivers to heartbreaking losses, 2018 had its share of moments, and we’ll tackle 10 of them as the year winds down. Today, we look at Part One of the best moments of the season in the Truck Series. Lapped Traffic Enrages Johnny Sauter Known to be competitive and vocal, Johnny Sauter was far from pleased with DGR-Crosley’s Bo LeMastus, who felt that heRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  After running part-time in 2018, Chad Finley Racing will attempt to run the entire 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Team co-owner Chad Finley and part-time Series driver Robby Lyons will make up a part of the driving line-up for the No. 42 Chevrolet Silverado. In 2018, the organization ran five races, two under the CFR banner, and three in conjunction with Reaume Brothers Racing. Finley earned the teams’ best finish, as well as his career best, sixth, in their 2018 debut at GatewayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Wendell Chavous’ last ride ends on a high note, finishing fifth in Saturday’s Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Sueprspeedway in Alabama. Not only did Chavous’ 50th start marked his first top-five of his entire NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, but it is also Premium Motorsports first ever top-five result since Jay Robinson began fielding trucks in 2015, surpassing Ross Chastain’s seventh-place result at Las Vegas Sept. 14. This past Monday, the Hephzibah, Georgia native stated that Talladega will be his final start as he’ll be focusingRead 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 Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Veteran NASCAR driver DJ Kennington will return to Premium Motorsports for two upcoming races. The NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular will compete in one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for the Jay-Robinson owned team. The two-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion will drive the No. 49 APC Chevrolet Silverado at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. He has one victory at the 2.459-mile track in the Pinty’s Series in 2011. Kennington has two previous starts in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. InRead More

Posted On August 16, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: Stefan Parsons

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – For this week’s edition of Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Stefan Parsons at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 20-year-old competes in Late Model competition and for Premium Motorsports in the No. 15 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet Silverado. Seth Eggert: Why did you follow your Hall of Fame Uncle, Benny Parsons, and your father, Phil Parsons’ footsteps into Motorsports? Stefan Parsons: “Ever since I was little, I’ve been at a racetrack. It was the only thing that I’ve ever known. I’ve literally only known racing.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Premium Motorsports continues to help drivers make their NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, this time with Stefan Parsons. The son of Fox Sports 1 commentator and former driver Phil Parsons will make his Truck Series debut at Bristol Motor Speedway. Stefan Parsons will drive the No. 15 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet Silverado in the UNOH 200. Parsons has been competing in Late Model competition, including the Response Energy CARS Tour Late Model Stock division. In 19 starts, he has one top five and three top-10Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After earning back-to-back Top-10s in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the first time, Jesse Little will now make his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Kentucky Speedway. Little will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Premium Motorsports in the Quaker State 400. Premium Motorsports earned its’ best finish of the season, 11th, last weekend with Jeffrey Earnhardt behind the wheel. Little’s one-race deal will also be the 200thstart for the fifth-year Cup team. “I’m very humbled by this opportunityRead More