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Xfinity Qualifying at Richmond Rained Out, Riley Herbst on Pole

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Qualifying for Friday night’s (April 12) ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway was postponed due to weather, granting the pole to Riley Herbst, who’s making his second career start for Joe Gibbs Racing. Herbst is driving the No. 18 Toyota, which has won three races this season with Kyle Busch and sits first in the owner’s …

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Entry List: 2019 ToyotaCare 250

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40 NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are scheduled to attempt the 2019 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Only 38 cars will make the race scheduled for Friday, April 12. The first night race of the season for the series comes with a number of driver changes. Virginia native Elliott Sadler is the biggest name on the …

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Riley Herbst Driving Partial Xfinity Schedule for Joe Gibbs Racing

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday morning (Jan. 30) that Riley Herbst will be driving the No. 18 Toyota Supra on a part-time basis during the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Herbst will drive the No. 18 car in eight races, with sponsorship coming from Monster Energy. His first race will be at Richmond Raceway on …

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Johnny Sauter, Riley Herbst Pace Vegas Truck Practices

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Johnny Sauter and Riley Herbst led Thursday’s two practices for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second race of the 2018 CWTS playoffs. Sauter put his GMS Racing Chevrolet on top of the leaderboard in the first practice with a top speed of 175.718 mph. …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the 4 Drivers Making Their Truck Debuts at Gateway

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It’s summertime, which means the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will occasionally split from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and run some races on its own here and there. The third-tier series’ latest Cup-less edition comes this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park, and as expected, the race’s entry list is full of some interesting …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Kaz Grala Discusses Iowa, Updates Uncertain Future

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review the doubleheader weekend of the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series’ races at Iowa Speedway with Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Zach Catanzareti and Kaz Grala, who brought No. 61 FURY Race Cars Ford home 10th. Justin Allgaier dominated the XFINITY race, leading a career-high 183 laps, though forced …

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Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

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Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, who has been on an …

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2018 NASCAR Next Class Announced

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The 2018 NASCAR Next class was announced on Tuesday afternoon, featuring nine drivers in the developmental ranks of NASCAR who are looking to take the next step in their racing careers. Anthony Alfredo, Hailee Deegan, Riley Herbst, Derek Kraus, Chase Purdy, Will Rodgers, Zane Smith, Tanner Thorson and Ryan Vargas make up the nine-driver class. …

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