NXS: JGR Power; Tifft Sets Fastest Time in Final XFINITY Talladega Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — NASCAR photo — Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Tifft finished atop the leaderboard in final practice before Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Talladega. Tifft circled the 2.66-mile speedway in 52.639 seconds (181.918 mph) in his No. 18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota. The Hinckley, Ohio native finished 21st at …

NXS: Dale Jr. Dominates Richmond; Holds Off Dash-4-Cash Winner Ty Dillon in Crash-Marred Race

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RICHMOND, Va. — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — After a massive late-race wreck scrambled the running order in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250, Dale Earnhardt Jr. survived a two-lap dash in overtime to win his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race since 2010 and the first in his own JR Motorsports equipment. Earnhardt held off Ty Dillon by .266 seconds in a main event that …

NXS: Rain Cancels Pole Qualifying at Richmond; Dash-4-Cash Heat Lineups Set By Points

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RICHMOND, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — The NASCAR XFINITY Series didn’t get on track Friday at Richmond International Raceway as rain washed out both practices for Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250. Instead, the series has practice instead of Coors Light Pole Qualifying at 9 a.m. ET Saturday (FS1) and the Dash-4-Cash heat …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Big Shoes to Fill, Matt Tifft Makes First XFINITY Start of 2016 for JGR at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Matt Hazlett/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Tifft got the chance to wheel a Joe Gibbs Racing car at last fall’s XFINITY Series race at Kentucky Speedway. He ran as high as second in his No. 20 UNC-Charlotte Toyota before coming home with a top-10 …

NXS: Matt Tifft Returns to JGR; Will Drive 13 Races in the No. 18 Toyota

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Ohio-native Matt Tifft will run a 13-race schedule behind the wheel of the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 19-year old driver has 16-career starts in NASCAR’s top-three racing series over the last two seasons, while running a limited …

ARCA: Venturini Motorsports Looking Ahead to 2016 After Solid Season and Toledo Win

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release – ARCA photo — Venturini Motorsports put together another successful campaign in 2015, bringing another new driver to victory lane and capturing multiple pole awards during the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2015 season. VMS picked up its only win of the season in May when Todd Gilliland went to victory lane just …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Tifft Makes Quiet Statement With Top 10 Finish in XFINITY Debut at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Russell LaBounty/NKP via Matt Tifft Racing photo — You wouldn’t have known it by the lack of post-race fanfare, but Hinckley, Ohio young gun Matt Tifft made a solid impression during his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut Saturday night at Kentucky …

NCWTS: Yung Money’s Back; Larson Fastest in Only Truck Practice at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America photo — JR Motorsports sees another face behind the wheel of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet this weekend at Chicagoland. Cup driver Kyle Larson returns to the Camping World Truck Series for the first time since Homestead in 2014 and wasted …

NCWTS: Trucks Back on Dirt; Erik Jones Leads First Eldora Practice

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America photo — After heavy rains pummeled the half-mile Eldora Speedway within the last week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to track Wednesday morning. Saturday’s World of Outlaws event there didn’t end until 4:30 a.m. ET and the trucks brought in …

NCWTS: Previewing the Mudsummer Classic at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Getty Images photo — The sight of  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers slinging dirt at Eldora Speedway is back this week. Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart’s half-mile dirt track plays host to the third-annual Mudsummer Classic Wednesday night for the only stop on dirt in …

ARCA: Race Preview — SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway

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JOLIET, Ill. — Race Preview by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — The month of June has featured two superspeedway races already for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, and the series will see its third-straight big track stop this month on Saturday evening, the SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway. In the two events …

NCWTS: Mother Nature Steals Show; Qualifying Canceled at Gateway

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MADISON, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — A brief shower popped up at Gateway Motorsports Park after the first few trucks rolled off for qualifying. 12 trucks took time, but the precipitation was just enough for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series officials to cancel qualifying and set …