MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Ryan Preece is a rookie struggling to find his rhythm at NASCAR's top level. But as the series shifts to Martinsville Speedway, the first short track on the schedule,...
Jeffery Earnhardt gets shot in a good car with Gibbs
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jeffrey Earnhardt has landed a nine-race Xfinity Series deal with Joe Gibbs Racing for next season beginning at Daytona.
Earnhardt will drive the No. 18 Toyota, undoubtedly the best car he'll have raced to date in his NASCAR career. JGR has more than 150 victories in the Xfinty Series.
Earnhardt is the 29-year-old grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt. His father is Earnhardt's eldest child, Kerry.
Ryan Preece at long last lands ride at NASCAR’s top level
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Preece believed if he could get in a fast car, he could prove he deserved a competitive ride.
Pulling it off required Preece to give up a full-time job, step back into a partial ride and show he wasn't a fool for taking a gamble. It took him two years but Preece on Friday landed that big job when he was hired by JTG Daugherty Racing to replace AJ Allmendinger next season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Preece was willing to risk just about anything in hopes of bolstering his racing career. That meant going into major debt last year for a chance to run a few races on the Xfinity Series.
But Preece's investment in himself paid off big time Saturday as the full-time NASCAR Modified Tour driver captured the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway and took home the Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus prize.
Reddick gets first career win in Xfinity playoff opener
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Reddick crashed the opener of the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway by running away with his first career victory.
The 21-year-old led 66 laps, including the final 39, and beat Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Brennan Poole to the finish line by 14.540 seconds. The margin of victory was the largest in the 23 times the series has raced on the 1.5-mile track since 2001.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Preece had waited his whole career for a chance to race in a car as strong as the No. 20 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing.
Preece then went out and proved what he could do with top-notch equipment.
The 26-year-old Preece survived a green-white-checkered finish to win the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday at Iowa Speedway for his first career victory.