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Timmy Hill Attempting to Make Daytona 500 for MBM Motorsports

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Timmy Hill is looking to check off the next thing on his bucket list: competing in a Daytona 500. He’ll have the opportunity come February with MBM Motorsports. Hill, 26, attempted to qualify for the Great American Race just one other time in 2017. That year, running for Rick Ware Racing, he finished 20th in …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 2: Midpack Improvements

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While the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff drivers were the center of attention for most of the season (the same 12 drivers were top 12 in points from the third race on), some of the best racing came in the middle of the pack. And quite honestly, a lot of the midpack drivers had solid years, …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Timmy Hill, A Jack of All Trades

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Timmy Hill has been lingering around the top three NASCAR national touring series since 2011. But 2019 has been a special year for the driver. Hill, 26, is happiest when he’s strapped in behind the wheel, but he’s not afraid to get down and dirty. He recently started his own Gander Outdoors Truck Series team, …

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Timmy Hill Records Career-Best NASCAR Finish at Martinsville

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Timmy Hill has been around NASCAR for the past decade, but a little beatin’ and bangin’ on the paperclip of Martinsville Speedway in Saturday’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 allowed him to score his career-best finish in the top three national touring series. Hill began the race from 22nd position. By the end of the …

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NASCAR 101: Related Drivers in NASCAR

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This column was all set. Perfect, even — the idea, that is. It was timely, fitting, whatever. Then Carson Ware dropped off the Gander Outdoors Truck Series entry list for this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. But you know what? Screw it. Doing it anyway. In the event that Ware returns to the entry list (until …

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Timmy Hill Talks Hattori Partnership, Life as an Owner/Driver

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Timmy Hill has been in NASCAR since 2011, but this season may be one of the most important ones in his career. Hill has driven for Carl Long‘s MBM Motorsports since 2016, competing in both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series. MBM cut back on its Cup schedule in 2019 — it’s only …

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Timmy Hill Matches Career Best in MBM’s & Hattori’s Collaboration Debut

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When the checkered flag waived for the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16), no one expected to see Timmy Hill in the top 10. And yet, there he was. Hill survived the carnage of the night and finished seventh, matching his career-best finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He’s …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Kaulig Racing Finds Very Different Daytona Race to Its Liking

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What a difference a few months can make. The NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener in Daytona was one of the dullest superspeedway races in recent memory, notable mostly for Michael Annett breaking his long streak of career futility. Anyone who tried stepping out of line immediately got shuffled back, meaning that long, tedious single-file parades …

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Friday Faceoff: Will the Summer Showdown At Daytona Be Mild or Wild?

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL USA Saturday 1 July 2017 Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing, DEWALT Flexvolt Toyota Camry World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker NKP

The traditional-style plate races so far this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series have been varied from wild (Daytona International Speedway) to tame (Talladega Superspeedway). What scenario is more likely this week? Frank Velat: Talladega became notorious for having one crash-marred race after another to the point that drivers now seem to go …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Without a Cup Top 5

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156 races. That’s how many starts it took for Matt DiBenedetto to have a top five in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. After a Cup career that began in 2015 and yielded four top 10s prior to 2019, DiBenedetto wheeled his No. 95 to a fourth-place run at Sonoma Raceway, scoring his first top …

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