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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The health of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series continues to look better as Young’s Motorsports partners with Team Dillon for the 2018 season. Young’s Motorsports will field a second, full-time entry in addition to Austin Hill’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon, along with Xfinity Series’ Daniel Hemric, and Team Dillon’s development driver Tanner Thorson will pilot the No. 20 GoShare Chevrolet Silverado for a combined 17 races. Austin Dillon will compete in for the teamRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  Just one week after a record-setting finish, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is back in action at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Rinnai 250. Cup drivers, debuts, series regulars looking to rebound, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the second race of the season. Coverage for the Rinnai 250 is scheduled to start Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET. Atlanta has hosted the second race of the season since the 2015 season. In 26 races at the 1.54-mile D-Shaped Oval, 18Read More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30 drivers in the series leading into next month’s 60th running of the Daytona 500. Age: 25 Years in Cup: 1 Career Wins: 0 As with any rookie campaign at the top-level of NASCAR, the 2017 season was a learning experience for Ty Dillon. While Dillon failed to record a top-10 result, he recorded eight top-15 finishes and was really encouraged by the season’s last two races. The 25-year-old tiedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In addition to having two drivers competing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver’s Championship, Richard Childress Racing will have a third car competing for the 2018 Owner’s Championship. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon will be joined by veteran Brendan Gaughan, Jeb Burton, and newcomer Shane Lee behind the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro SS. On top of the pit box will be veteran crew chief Nick Harrison. Austin Dillon, who is entering his fifth full-time season in NASCAR’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was the first chance for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to play the role of spoiler in the Playoffs. All five of the ROTY contenders have had previous experience at Chicagoland. Daniel Suarez was the best rookie in the No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Camry, finishing 12th. Suarez was the only ROTY contender to finish on the lead lap after running inside the top-15 all dayRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway was the final chance for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to make the Playoffs. All five of the ROTY contenders have had previous experience at Richmond. Erik Jones was the best rookie for the fourth week in a row, narrowly beating out Daniel Suarez for sixth in the No. 77 SiriusXM Toyota Camry after running inside the top-five all night long. A missed shift on theRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor With his rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed toward its finale in a couple of months, Ty Dillon’s future just got much brighter as he and Germain Racing announced a multi-year contract extension to keep him behind the wheel of the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet for the foreseeable future. Along with Dillon and Germain announcing their deal, GEICO, which has sponsored the team since 2008, also announced that they will be a permanent fixture on the livery of Dillon’s car forRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway was a tale of two races for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Of the five of the ROTY contenders, only the two BK Racing drivers have no previous experience at ‘The Track Too Tough to Tame.’ Erik Jones was the best rookie for the third week in a row, finishing fifth in the No. 77 5-hour ENERGY / Rookie Salute Toyota Camry after running inside the top-10Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway was a tale of two races for the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. All five of the ROTY contenders have experience at ‘The World’s Fastest Half-Mile.’ Erik Jones was the best rookie for the second week in a row, finishing second in the No. 77 5-hour Energy Extra Strength Toyota Camry after running inside the top-five all night long. Jones led a race-high 260-lapsRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – No one else had a chance. Other NASCAR XFINITY Series competitors in Saturday night’s 36th Annual Food City 300 might have brought fast race cars—runner-up Daniel Suarez certainly did. But polesitter Kyle Busch had a checkered-flag-seeking missile, and after a restart with eight of 300 laps left, he crossed the finish line 1.181 seconds ahead of Suarez, notching his record 91st victory in the series, his fifth in nine starts this season and his ninth in 25 events at Bristol. The race’s secondRead More