Trevor Bayne looking to get back into racing

Trevor Bayne’s rise through the ranks of racing was a meteoric one that took the Knoxville, Tenn. native all the way to the pinnacle of the sport as he became the youngest driver to ever win the biggest event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. The then 20-year-old driver scored a popular although improbable victory in the 2011 Daytona 500 in the famed Wood Brothers Racing No. 21 Ford. However, no more victories came at the top level of stock car racing for the personable driver. As a result, Bayne found himself out of a ride when he parted ways…

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Riley Herbst doesn’t settle for second in Michigan ARCA race

BYJASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 9, 2020 BROOKLYN, Mich. — It had been a while since Riley Herbst had been to Victory Lane. The 21-year-old from Las Vegas felt it was way too long, and Sunday he was able to rectify that. Herbst’s No 18 Monster/Terrible Hrbst/ORCA Toyota led the final 33 laps in winning the VizCom 200 at Michigan International Speedway. It was Herbst second career ARCA Menards Series win, but first at any level of NASCAR national series, or ARCA Menards, East or West since that victory at Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2017. RELATED: VizCom 200 Results |…

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Matthew Craig Now Among the Top Stars in Short Track Racing

Matthew Craig is quickly establishing himself as one of the top Late Model stars in all of short track pavement racing. The Kannapolis, NC driver currently sits atop the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour Super Late Model standings as he looks to defend the championship he won in that series last season. Aside from that title, the 21-year-old was the champion of the now eliminated PASS South Tour for three consecutive seasons between 2016 and 2018. Craig most recently notched another victory in the CARS Tour-sanctioned Cloer Construction 250 at the historic Hickory(NC) Motor Speedway to go along with his…

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Jonathan Findley scores CARS Tour victory at Dominion

Story provided by CARS Tour THORNBURG, Va. (Aug. 8, 2020) – Jonathan Findley held the field off on a late race restart in Saturday night’s Radley Chevrolet 125 at Dominion Raceway to earn his first career Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour victory at his home track. Findley, who made his series debut a year ago and moved to Lee Faulk Racing and Development in the offseason, knew that his cars were capable of winning races, which is why he felt relieved when he crossed the start-finish line first. “It feels so good to do this in front of my friends…

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CARS LMSC Tour heads for Dominion Raceway

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 5, 2020) – The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour is in full swing as the Late Model Stock Cars return to Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia on Saturday night for the Radley Chevrolet 125. Two-time and defending CARS Late Model Stock Tour champion Bobby McCarty raced to victory lane for the first time in 2020 after leading flag-to-flag in Saturday night’s Cloer Construction 125 at Hickory Motor Speedway. With the win, the No. 22 moved to third in the points standings. McCarty trails championship leader Jared Fryar by eight points and Corey Heim, who is second in…

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NASCAR implements new Choose Cone & Starting Lineup procedures

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 6, 2020) – NASCAR today announced two competition procedure changes that it will implement ahead of the Playoffs in all three national series. Starting with this weekend’s races at Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR will incorporate the ‘choose rule’ into the restart procedure for all national series races except those held on road courses and superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega). The rule made its NASCAR national series debut during the NASCAR All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway last month. As drivers approach a designated spot on the track, they must commit to the inside or outside lane for…

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Michigan Playoff Buster: Tyler Reddick

Over the past few weeks there have been two drivers who were certainly not locks to qualify for the upcoming NASCAR Playoffs based on their point totals to win races, and thus, assure themselves of a chance to race for a championship. As a result of the victories by Cole Custer and Austin Dillon, the number of available spaces for those hoping to point their way into the playoffs has been reduced by two. Anytime a driver on the so-called “playoff bubble” or even out of contention to be on that bubble wins a race, those fighting to get one…

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Sammy Smith developing talent with Kyle Busch Motorsports guidance

Sammy Smith is in one of the most coveted rides in all of short track racing as the driver of the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 Toyota. And the 16-year-old racer has wasted little time in taking advantage of the opportunity before him. Already in this coronavirus-interrupted season the Iowa native has won on the opening night of Super Late Model competition in the World Series of Asphalt at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway on his way to a fourth place finish in the overall standings of that eight-race extravaganza that runs in the days leading up to NASCAR’s Daytona 500….

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Sam Mayer sweeps ARCA Menards Series weekend in Toledo

BY JASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 2, 2020 TOLEDO, Ohio — It took an extra day, and one last restart, but Sam Mayer completed the weekend sweep at Toledo Speedway. Mayer took the lead on a late race restart just past halfway in the Menards 200 presented by Crosley Brands, and then hoisted his second winner’s trophy in three days when the ARCA Menards Series race was called on Lap 127 because of rain. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, picked up his first series win Friday night. After weather pushed Saturday’s scheduled event to Sunday, Mayer started third. He got by…

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Bobby McCarty dominates CARS Tour LMSC race at Hickory

The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Late Model Stock Tour made its way to the Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday evening for the Cloer Construction 250. Along with the CARS Super Late Model Tour, the two divisions would each contest 125-lap feature events to make up the full race distance. Bobby McCarty jumped to the lead at the start and would not be passed on his way to the win in the LMSC event that served as the night’s finale. McCarty is the two-time and defending CARS Tour LMSC champion. In previous years, this race has featured a throwback theme with…

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