Quin Houff Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Ever wonder how NASCAR would either benefit or become a detriment if they have a graduate level system to where performance and actions defines a competitor’s future in the sport? That’s what I got from Brad Keselowski’s comments following Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Following a ninth-place finish, Keselowski had a lot to say about NASCAR needing to police drivers, making it pretty obvious he was referring to Quin Houff, on whether or not they’re capable of competing in the sport’s highestRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer There are six drivers competing in this year’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in the NASCAR Cup Series. To nobody’s surprise, the discussion of who’ll win the award at season’s end have narrowed down to four. Those four are Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, John Hunter Nemechek and Tyler Reddick. All due to the fact of having massive success in the lower series that got them to the big dance. This leaves two drivers who are considered nothing but long shots of winning which are QuinRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Quin Houff will replace veteran Landon Cassill in the No. 00 StarCom Racing Chevrolet full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. The team announced Wednesday that Houff’s deal is two years, but still has a commitment to Cassill which they’ll intended to honor with further details at a later date. Cassill scored two top-15 finishes this season with an 11th in the Daytona 500 and 14th in the fall Talladega race, both results being the team’s best to date. Despite this, SCR Team Manager Derrike Cope saidRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor The newly formed Spire Motorsports team, which took over the charter formerly held by Furniture Row Racing, is hitting the ground running in 2019, signing 21-year old Quin Houff to take the reins of its No. 77 entry starting with the fourth race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season at ISM Raceway. Though Jamie McMurray will race for the team in the Daytona 500, Houff is scheduled for “roughly half” of the 36-race schedule, according to a team release. The exact races in whichRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Johnny Davis Motorsports with Gary Keller continues to give up-and-coming drivers a chance as Quin Houff joins the team at Richmond Raceway. While Ross Chastain competes for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Go Bowling 250, Houff will fill the seat of the No. 4 Beating Cancer with Duke Chevrolet Camaro SS. Houff has one previous start at Richmond last season. In the now-defunct Precision Performance Motorsports No. 46, he started and finished 27th, three laps down. Houff turned heads at both Bristol Motor Speedway andRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The month of May is filled with some of the best motorsports events on the calendar from the Indianapolis 500 to Friday nights under the lights as local short tracks across the country rev up their schedules. At the end of the month the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards returns to the hub of the stock car world for the first time since 2004. The stars and cars of the series hit the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, May 24 for the GeneralRead More
Courtesy of NASCAR Wire Service NEWTON, Iowa — Last week, a blink-of-an-eye moment weighed heavily on William Byron. Saturday, the driver of the No. 9 JR Motorsports Chevrolet lifted his head and shouted out a pent-up yelp that formed the suitable soundtrack the rookie’s first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory. “I feel it all kind of comes around in racing and last week we were so close,” said Byron, who finished a mere .012 seconds behind Joe Gibbs Racing veteran Denny Hamlin last Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. “You’ve gotRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Bristol Motor Speedway is one of the toughest short tracks on the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule. For Quin Houff, the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol was the perfect place to make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut. Houff has two wins in the CARS Super Late Model Tour and finished fourth in the championship points standings in 2015, his rookie season. He also participated in the 2016 Kulwicki Driver Development Program. In the first and only practice session of the weekend, Houff was 31st fastestRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Austin Theriault added a victory at Daytona International Speedway to his racing resume on Saturday , winning the ARCA Racing Series season-opener over Terry Jones. Theriault got a push in the draft from the No. 77 Ford of Dalton Sargeant with eight laps to go, making the high line work just enough to pass Jones at the iconic 2.5-mile superspeedway to take the win  in the Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 Driven by General Tire. The caution flew for the third multi-car wreck ofRead More