Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent DARLINGTON, S.C. – Months out of the racecar have left Dale Earnhardt, Jr. with mixed feelings before his only NASCAR Xfinity Series start of 2019. Aside from his start at Richmond Raceway last season, Earnhardt’s last start was at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2017. At Richmond last year, he led 96 laps on his way to a fourth-place finish. Earnhardt did run about 15 laps in a test session at Darlington Raceway earlier this year. In the first practice for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent DARLINGTON, S.C. – NASCAR Xfinity Series ‘Big Three’ member Tyler Reddick has learned from last year’s Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 in time for a milestone start. Reddick will honor Kyle Petty during NASCAR’s Throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway and his 75th Xfinity Series start. The Richard Childress Racing driver’s No. 2 myblu Chevrolet Camaro SS throws back to Petty’s No. 7 7-Eleven from the mid-1980s. The unforgiving nature of ‘The Track Too Tough to Tame’ revealed itself to Reddick last season. The then JR MotorsportsRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  In recent weeks, Cole Custer has been one of the most consistent drivers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 was more of the same for Custer as he earned another Top-10 finish at Darlington Raceway. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver took advantage of the misfortune of others throughout the race. Custer jumped into the top-three in his No. 00 Haas Automation Throwback Ford Mustang after an incident took out the leading cars of his teammate Kevin Harvick, and Ross Chastain. However,Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A golden opportunity for Ross Chastain ended deep in the field after contact with Kevin Harvick. The fourth-year NASCAR Xfinity Series driver dominated the first half of the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway in the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro SS. “This opportunity is once in a lifetime,” Chastain admitted. “It’s been incredible the last two weeks to get up to speed with CGR, to try to use all of the pieces of their puzzle to go fast in theirRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR’s Throwback Weekend will feature many paint schemes that have not been seen in decades, including the one that Tyler Reddick will carry at Darlington Raceway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series driver’s No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro SS will throwback to Tim Richmond’s Old Milwaukee Beer No. 27 Pontiac Grand Prix owned by Raymond Beadle. Reddick has one previous start at ‘The Track too Tough to Tame.’ The then-Chip Ganassi Racing driver started 12th and finished 16th last year. The team did not participate in the throwback weekend festivitiesRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 24th race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score nine victories. The Xfinity Series returns to Darlington Raceway for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200. The return of Cup drivers, throwback paint schemes, the battle to make the Playoffs, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 24th race of the season. Coverage for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Darlington has been on the XfinityRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer While most teams will simply a throwback paint scheme during the Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway, Landon Cassill and JD Motorsports with Gary Keller will go one step further. The current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver will return to his former NASCAR Xfinity Series team for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200. Cassill last competed for JDM in the 2015 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. During his three-year tenure with JDM, the 28-year-old earned five of the teams’ 37 Top-10 finishes to date. Cassill’sRead More