ToyotaCare 250 Tag

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Ty Gibbs bumped his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate John Hunter Nemechek out of the lead on the final lap to claim his third NASCAR Xfinity Series race win of the season – by a mere .116-seconds over Nemechek in the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. The two JGR drivers dominated the afternoon – combining to lead all but one of the 250 laps on the .075-mile track – the first short track test of the season. Nemechek paced the field for a race highRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It wasn’t the greatest race result from Austin Hill, but he’ll end the regular season as the top guy of the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Although Hill finished eighth in Thursday’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway, it was enough for the Hattori Racing Enterprises driver to earn an additional 15 playoff points by winning the regular season title by 42 points over Brett Moffitt. “It definitely means a lot and that was our ultimate goal coming in here tonight,” said Hill, who ledRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Grant Enfinger bookended the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series regular season with victories, answering his season-opening win at Daytona with a win Thursday night in the ToyotaCare 250 regular season finale at Richmond (Va.) Raceway – leading his ThorSport Racing teammates Matt Crafton and Ben Rhodes across the finish line by a 1.033-seconds. Brett Moffitt and rookie Tyler Ankrum rounded out the top five. Codie Rohrbaugh, former NASCAR Cup Series regular David Ragan, Austin Hill, Timmy Hill and Stewart Friesen rounded outRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Cole Custer said on Friday afternoon that his No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR Xfinity Series team might be ready to peak in time for the Playoffs. Clearly, Custer is ahead of schedule, after a convincing victory in Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. After losing the lead to Austin Cindric on a restart with 26 laps left, Custer regained the top spot on Lap 231 of 250 and pulled away for his second victory of the season. In a raceRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Sponsorship woes force Josh Williams to a third DGM Racing car at Richmond Raceway. He will pilot the No. 92 Chevrolet Camaro SS for the ToyotaCare 250. All Sports Coffee, which was to sponsor the No. 36 Chevrolet Camaro SS defaulted on it their sponsorship agreement with DGM Racing. The team pulled the sponsor logos off of the Chevrolet prior to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway event. Executives from JoeFroyo, All Sport Coffee’s partner attended the Las Vegas race, forcing DGM to run with the company’s logos.Read More
By: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – In a long green-flag run fraught with spellbinding tension, Christopher Bell held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Noah Gragson to win Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Bell spoiled Gragson’s prospects for a victory in his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut, passing his teammate for the lead on Lap 172 of 250 and staying in front—if only just barely—the rest of the way. Bell crossed the finish line .423 seconds ahead of Gragson, after the driver of the No. 18 Toyota gotRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A home track victory for Elliott Sadler wasn’t meant to be, but he ended up scoring $100,000 for being the highest Xfinity Dash 4 Cash driver after finishing third in Friday’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia, leading 30 of 250 laps. “I just really wanted to win at this track and we were so good in the middle of the race, but I got a little bit too tight there at the end,” said Sadler. “So proud of everybody on this TeamRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  Typically, a driver is not competing for a victory in their NASCAR Xfinity Series debut. No one told Noah Gragson that however. Gragson, a regular in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, ran up front throughout the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. During the final green flag run of the race, Gragson’s No. 18 Switch Toyota Camry was the fastest car on the track. As the laps clicked off, he reeled in his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Christopher Bell. Gragson searched around the track, tryingRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In a race devoid of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers, Austin Cindric scored his first career top-10 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The ToyotaCare 250 was relatively quiet for the Team Penske driver. Cindric’s No. 22 Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford Mustang was well inside the top-10 on the final restart of the 250-lap race at Richmond Raceway. With about 50 laps to go, he broke into the top-five. For the remainder of the race, Cindric bounced between the fifth and seventh positions. By theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Daniel Hemric’s bid for $100,000 fell apart during Stage 2 in Friday’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway, resulting to a 29th place finish after leading 11 of 250 laps. Hemric tried keeping his No. 21 South Point Casino Chevrolet Camaro in one peace after running several laps with a right front tire going down. Then on Lap 148, Hemric’s Dash 4 Cash chances ended when it finally let go and made slight wall contact. The incident didn’t brought out a caution and had to coastRead More