RADIO: Motorsports Madness #169 — April 9, 2018

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Click below to listen to the April 9, 2018 edition of the Motorsports Madness radio show from the Performance Motorsports Network, which featured special guest Ross Chastain, a look back on NASCAR’s Texas doubleheader and conversation on Josef Newgarden’s electric IndyCar victory in the Phoenix Grand Prix among its topics!

XFINITY: JD Motorsports To Field Three Cars Again; Rhodes Returns to Team

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GAFFNEY, S.C. – Veteran NASCAR team owner Johnny Davis will attack the 2017 XFINITY Series schedule with a young but experienced group of drivers. Davis, owner of JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, one of the NASCAR garage’s most established teams, announced Tuesday that Ross Chastain, Garrett Smithley and Harrison Rhodes will drive the team’s Chevrolets in NASCAR’s No. 2 series …

BAKER: Five Faces Who Should Be On Team Penske’s XFINITY Short List

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Team Penske has a full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series seat up for grabs ahead of the 2017 racing season, and there are multiple possibilities when it comes to who might fill the driver’s seat.

AUDIO/FEATURE: Chastain Pairs Melons With Racing; Seeking XFINITY Chase Berth

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Born and raised in Alva, Fla., Ross Chastain has grown up watching his father Ralph and grandfather Jim Prevatt work and build successful watermelon farms across southern Florida, and has combined that family passion with a successful racing career.

NXS: JD Motorsports Announces 2016 Roster; Preece and Chastain Fill Full-Time Seats

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GAFFNEY, S.C. — official team release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will be brand new, and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team is ready to shine in the new landscape. NASCAR has changed the system that decides the championship in the Xfinity Series, adding a version of the Chase format that …

NXS: Chastain to Return to JD Motorsports No. 4 in 2016 for Second Full Season Run

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GAFFNEY, S.C. — official team release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Ross Chastain, who has had a remarkable rookie season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series driving for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, will return to the team’s No. 4 Chevrolet for the 2016 season. Team owner Johnny Davis, who fields multiple cars in the XFINITY Series, made the announcement …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Five in Five; A Q&A With NASCAR XFINITY Series Young Gun Ross Chastain

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CONCORD, N.C. — Audio and story Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Tom Baker photo — Ross Chastain has been mighty impressive this season in his first full year with JD Motorsports in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He’s found a home with the Gaffney, S.C.-based team, calling them “family.”  In this Race Chaser Online “Five in Five,” managing …

NCWTS: Rain, Rain Go Away; Mother Nature Forces NASCAR to Postpone Chicagoland Truck Race

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JOLIET, Ill — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — For the second straight year, the American Ethanol e15 225 will be run on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway. Heavy rain forced NASCAR officials to postpone the event until Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. CT) before Sprint Cup Series practice rolls off …