NXS: Ross Kenseth Makes XFINITY Return at Phoenix in No. 80 for Hattori Racing Enterprises

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ross Kenseth will attempt to make his second NASCAR XFINITY Series start of the year this weekend at Phoenix Int’l Raceway, driving the No. 80 Toyota Genuine Parts/TACTI Toyota Camry for Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE). Team owner Shigeaki Hattori and Kenseth first teamed up at Martinsville (Va.) …

NCWTS: Cole On Top; Custer Wins Pole for Martinsville Truck Race

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — 17-year-old Cole Custer hasn’t won a pole in the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Until Saturday. The JR Motorsports driver turned the fastest lap of the weekend at 19.53 seconds (96.595 mph) to secure the 21 Means 21 …

ARCA: Series Announces 2016 Return to Michigan; 35th Irish Hills Stop Set For June 10

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is headed back to Michigan Int’l Speedway for the 35th time Friday, June 10, 2016. Located in the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, Michigan, the spacious and fast two-mile superspeedway is an hour away from ARCA’s Temperance, Michigan-based home office, and has long been …

NCWTS: Ross Kenseth Teams With Hattori Racing Enterprises for Truck Debut at Martinsville

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — HRE photo — Ross Kenseth will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut on Oct. 31 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, driving the No. 18 Aisin-AW Toyota Tundra for Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE), the team announced Tuesday morning. Martinsville marks Kenseth’s second career NASCAR national series start, after finishing sixth in his XFINITY …

ARCA: 2015 Champ Enfinger Leads Series with Six Victories

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — ARCA photo — Heading into the final ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event of 2015, there were some point battles and series awards still up for grabs. The SCOTT Rookie Challenge standings and Hoosier Tire Superspeedway Challenge point titles, for example, were decided on the track with drivers passing each other …

AUDIO/QUALIFYING: How Sweep It Is; Byron and Suarez Make Up All-Venturini Front Row at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Audio and report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — A harmless spin during final ARCA practice wasn’t going to slow down William Byron. Byron ran a fast lap of 30.435 seconds (177.427 mph) to claim his first career Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell at the Kentucky Speedway. He is joined …

ARCA: Ross Kenseth Returns to Ken Schrader Racing for Crosley Brands 150 at Kentucky

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – official team release — Ken Schrader Racing photo — Ross Kenseth climbs back into the No. 52 Federated Auto Parts car this week at Kentucky Speedway for his second ARCA Racing Series start of 2015. Friday’s Crosley Brands 150 marks Kenseth’s first ARCA start since winning the June race at Michigan Int’l Speedway earlier this season, and only the fourth series …

NXS: Triple Trouble; Erik Jones Completes Weeklong Sweep with Chicagoland Victory

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America photo — What a week to remember for 19-year-old Erik Jones. The Joe Gibbs Racing development driver won the Battle at Berlin 251 super late model race in Michigan before heading Friday to Iowa Speedway to compete in the NASCAR Camping World …

NXS: By a Skosh; Austin Dillon Picks Up Fifth XFINITY Pole of 2015

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Austin Dillon decided to run this weekend’s XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, and so far, it seems his decision has paid off. Dillon was fastest when it counted, with the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet …

NXS: Ross Kenseth Makes XFINITY Series Debut This Weekend at Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. — official series release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — When you hear the name Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth usually comes to mind, but that could all start to change come Saturday, June 20 when Matt’s son Ross makes his NASCAR national series debut. Ross Kenseth hails from Little …

NXS: Familiar Names in Racing; Father’s Day Weekend at Chicagoland Highlights Family Values

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JOLIET, Ill. — official series release –Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR has always treasured the family aspect of the sport and this Father’s Day weekend the sport shines a bright light on the relationships between fathers and their children. Below is a look at some of the active drivers this weekend at Chicago and their fathers that …

ARCA: Like Father, Like Son; Ross Kenseth Stretches Fuel for Corrigan Oil 200 Win at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo via Ross Kenseth/Twitter — Look out boys and girls, there’s a new Kenseth in town. Nearly nine years after his father Matt took his most recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at the lightning-fast Michigan International Speedway, Ross Kenseth etched his name in motorsports history — …