Spencer Davis Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service In a week that started with Justin Haley’s remarkable upset win at Daytona on Sunday, 18-year-old Tyler Ankrum added another on Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway—and simultaneously threw a wrench into the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff standings. Driving the No. 17 DGR-Crosley Toyota, Ankrum inherited the lead in the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at the 1.5-mile track when Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel on the next-to-last lap. Ankrum crossed the finish line 7.373 seconds ahead of runner-up Stewart Friesen,Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regulars have won 10 of the 14 races so far in the 2018 season. For the 15thrace of the season, the series visits the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway for the Corrigan Oil 200. No Cup drivers, teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, stage racing, and two races remaining before the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 15thrace of the season at Michigan. Coverage for the Corrigan Oil 200 is scheduled to startRead More
BySeth Eggert, Staff Writer For the eighth race of the season, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visits the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway for the PPG 400. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, no Cup drivers, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the seventh race of the season at Texas. Coverage for the PPG 400 is scheduled to start Friday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. Texas has been on the Truck Series schedule since the 1997 season and has beenRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Atlanta Motor Speedway, a Kyle Busch Motorsports truck piloted by Christopher Bell dominated the weekend, winning the pole, both stages and the race. The boss of KMB looks to repeat the feat, as Kyle Busch took the top spot for Saturday afternoon’s Active Pest Control 200. Busch put down a lap at 179.743 mph (30.844) in the No. 4 Toyota to earn the 19th pole of his Truck Series career. It’s the second pole of theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A top-10 start and finish in a driver’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is impressive for any driver. For Dawsonville, GA native Spencer Davis, yes that Dawsonville, GA, his Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway was a relative success. Davis returns to the Truck Series in the No. 51 Rheem Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Davis has just two prior starts on 1.5-mile tracks in the ARCA Racing Series. At Kentucky Speedway and Kansas Speedway, Davis finished 15th and seventhRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — While he may just be in a fill-in role until his son Todd turns 18, David Gilliland is making good use of the Kyle Busch Motorsports horsepower at his disposal by winning the pole for Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. Gilliland, the 2007 Daytona 500 polesitter, was the fastest in the first round of qualifying and backed it up in the second round with a lap of 49.017 seconds, 183.610 mph, to score his first career pole inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Kyle Busch Motorsports adds three more up-and-coming drivers to complete their formidable line-up. Brandon Jones, Spencer Davis, and Riley Herbst will each have the opportunity to drive a KBM Toyota Tundra in the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Jones will make four starts in the No. 51 Toyota Tundra, with his debut coming at Kansas Speedway. He will also make appearances at Chicagoland Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, and Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s second Truck race in September. KBM will field a fourth truck, theRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer A quick Google search on the name Spencer Davis yields results primarily for the musician who founded the 1960s rock band The Spencer Davis Group. The 18-year-old race car driver of the same name looks to change that and this season will compete in several series, including seven ARCA Racing Series events with Venturini Motorsports. “I had wanted to run some ARCA stuff this year. Billy (Venturini) got wind of it and he gave me a call. I was actually Go-Kart racing down in DaytonaRead More

Posted On February 13, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn ARCA, Headline News

Venturini Motorsports Adds to Talented 2017 ARCA Lineup

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Christopher Bell, Tanner Thorson, and Raphaël Lessard will each compete in select races for Venturini Motorsports in the 2017 ARCA Racing Series season, the team announced on Monday. The trio of Toyota-backed drivers is the latest addition to a lineup already stacked with young talent. “Toyota Racing Development is proud of our relationship with Venturini Motorsports,” said Jack Irving, Director, Team & Support Services Toyota Racing Development. “Entering their 35th year of ARCA competition, Venturini has set a formidable driver roster across the board andRead More