A dream season is nearly complete for Tommy Baldwin Racing on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. With three different drivers behind the wheel through the first 14 races of the season, Baldwin’s No. 7NY team leads the Whelen Modified Tour owner’s championship standings by 38 points with just two races remaining.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 2022) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced Thursday that Sammy Smith will run eight NASCAR Xfinity Series races behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota GR Supra in 2022.
The favorite line of Ricky Bobby in the film Talladega Nights was simple and straight-forward: “If you ain’t first, you’re last”. Of course, Ricky Bobby is a fictional character. But real-life NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt is often attributed to the quote “second place is just the first loser”.
One of the things NASCAR has gone all in on is the excitement that normally comes with short track and road course racing. Fans have been screaming for more short track racing. They cry that mile and a half cookie cutter tracks are “boring”. What NASCAR wasn’t expecting were long green flag racing at two short tracks that usually produce some quality side by side, fender rubbing, wrecking kind of racing.
William Byron had dominated much of Saturday night’s race and his lead over Dillon had grown to over 2.6 seconds when a caution came out on Lap 395 of the scheduled 400-lap race to bunch the field.
MARTINSVILLE, Va.: Still seeking their first win in NASCAR Xfinity Series competition, Brett Moffitt and Our Motorsports thought that Friday night’s Call 811 Before You Dig 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway might be the biggest night of the team’s career.
On Thursday night William Byron won the Camping World race at the 1/2-mile Martinsville Speedway with Westport, CT’s Parker Kligerman ending his night in 16th place.
The NASCAR Cup Series finds itself amid a short track swing on the 2021 season schedule, tasking the teams to find the best setups for the Next Gen cars on three similar tracks in length (less than a mile) but vastly different competitive arenas.
After a battle in the last lap with Joe Gibbs Racing teammate John Hunter Nemechek, 19-year-old Ty Gibbs took home his third checkered flag of the season, remaining the only driver in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with multiple wins this season thus far.
After a one week break to regroup, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to Martinsville Speedway this Thursday, April 7 for the Blu-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 at 8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, the fifth race of the 2022 season.