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Cole Custer Impresses in XFINITY Debut

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With a slick and smooth JR Motorsports paint scheme on the car for Cole Custer the 18-year-old drove the same way in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250.  One of the sport’s more talented teenagers, Custer came home sixth in his XFINITY Series debut. “It went great,” he said after the race. “We had to start pretty far …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third-Straight Top 5 in Richmond?

Will Chase Elliott Grab a Third Straight Top 5 in Richmond? Following back-to-back top 5s for Chase Elliott this season, the Sprint Cup Series rookie will look for a third this weekend at Richmond. Will he do it? One thing he has going for him – unlike most tracks on the circuit – is past …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Are Matt Tifft and Cole Custer the Latest Names Made Here?

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The XFINITY Series will have a couple of relatively new faces in new places this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  Matt Tifft will be making the first of 13 scheduled starts in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 car.  Additionally, Camping World Truck Series regular Cole Custer will be making his first ever XFINITY start, racing …

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Entry List: ToyotaCare 250

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The XFINITY Series will make its first of two stops in 2016 at Richmond International Raceway this weekend for the ToyotaCare 250. There are 41 cars entered for Saturday’s event and one will go home. JR Motorsports will bring four cars to the track for the third time this season. JRM Camping World Truck Series …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Drivers That Need to Step Up Their Game

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Tyler Reddick If you had told me prior to the season opener at Daytona that last year’s championship runner-up Tyler Reddick would fail to score a top-10 finish in the first three races of the season, I would have called you crazy. But that’s exactly what’s happened with the driver of the No. 29 Ford …

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Cole Custer Wins Final Truck Practice in Martinsville

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Cole Custer led the way in final practice for Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway. The 18-year-old ran a 19.788-second lap to beat John Hunter Nemechek for the top spot on the speed charts. Ben Rhodes won practice No. 2 in his No. 41 Toyota and finished third in final practice. Kyle Busch and …

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Cole Custer Adds 2 More XFINITY Series Races for JR Motorsports

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JR Motorsports announced today that its Camping World Truck Series driver Cole Custer will compete in a total of five XFINITY Series races for the organization this season. Earlier this month, he was scheduled for three events at Richmond International Raceway in April, Charlotte Motor Speedway in October and Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. He has since …

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Grant Enfinger Quickest in 2 of 3 Truck Series Practices Friday

As the Camping World Truck Series heads to Atlanta, teams had over four hours to prepare their cars for qualifying and race conditions on Saturday. Throughout the three sessions, the same names remained up front with Grant Enfinger pacing two of the sessions. Practice 1: Enfinger led the way on Friday morning in the first of …

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Tracking The Trucks: Bell Flips, Sauter Slips Through To Daytona Victory Lane

In a Nutshell: A wild, competitive race which has been the hallmark of the Truck Series since its Daytona debut. In this one, the big wrecks were held off until the final ten laps. When they did finally happen, shredding the field only about a dozen were left standing. Johnny Sauter was the veteran rising above it …

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