Vinnie Miller Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer B.J. McLeod Motorsports announced Thursday they’re expanding to three full-time entries in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season. Owner/driver B.J. McLeod said his own team began working on the upcoming season the week after Homestead, adding that he’s confident they’re on the right track and eager to announce the team’s plans. “After going straight to work the week after Homestead, all in preparation for 2019, we feel like we got a great start for the upcoming season,” said McLeod. “We are stoked to announce our driverRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer In spite of surviving the mayhem, Tyler Reddick will leave Kansas Speedway a bit shameful after being denied a possible top-three finish in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300. Throughout the 200-lap contest, Reddick had one of his finest races this season, running in the top-five for much of the afternoon and ended up sixth in Stage 1, followed by a stellar fourth in Stage 2. While quiet, his eyes were set on a top-three result, which he hasn’t achieved thus far in the playoffs, and notRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Wet conditions played a huge role on Vinnie Miller’s afternoon as he slammed the tire barriers in Turn 1 with six laps left in Stage 2 in Saturday’s Zippo 200 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International in New York, resulting a red flag. Running by himself in 29th after rolling off 40th, Miller was making his first road course start when his No. 01 JD Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro locked up and slid into the barriers to bring out the fourth full-course caution of theRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – Christopher Bell’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 came to an abrupt end on lap 140. Bell got collected in a wreck, destroying his and what was left of two other cars. At Bristol Motor Speedway, things happen fast, and Bell found that out in a brutal crash on lap 140. Cody Ware and Vinnie Miller had made contact, spinning in turns three and four. When Bell slammed on the brakes, his car whipped around, slamming into Miller with the driver’s door. The impactRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The JD Motorsports quartet stayed with the lead pack all afternoon and after five overtime attempts, two of their entries finished inside the top-10 in Saturday’s PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway for the second consecutive year. Leading the way was 25-year-old Garrett Smithley, bringing the No. 0 Flex Seal Chevrolet Camaro home in fifth after overcoming a spin in the tri-oval grass on Lap 106. Ryan Truex had a strong run and tried to pass Smithley at the entrance of Turn 4, butRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The NASCAR Xfinity Series will have another new face in 2018. Vinnie Miller will compete full-time in the No. 01 Chevrolet Camaro SS for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller. Miller joins Christopher Bell, Kaz Grala, and Spencer Boyd as Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders in the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series. To date, Miller has just two starts in NASCAR’s National Series. In the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the 20-year-old finished seventh in his debut at Talladega Superspeedway. In Xfinity Series, Miller started 31stRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer It is often said that Talladega Superspeedway levels the playing field for those who compete on the 2.66-mile. The fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola was no different for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitors. Five drivers improved on their career-best finishes in the chaotic Playoff Elimination race. Bobby Gerhart, Clay Greenfield, Myatt Snider, Spencer Boyd, and Vinnie Miller each improved on their career-best finishing position. They accomplished this by avoiding, or at the very least, surviving the mayhem. Although all five of these driversRead More