Riley Herbst – No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra Preview (NXS) – Charlotte Motor Speedway

No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra News and Notes: HERBST AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY: For the sixth race of the 2020 season, Riley Herbst will make his first-career NASCAR Xfinity Series start at Charlotte Motor Speedway. While this will be his first start at the track in the Xfinity Series, Herbst has two starts at the track in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Series. In those two starts, Herbst has a best finish of second in 2018. JGR AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has 96 total starts…

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NASCAR Adjusts Start Time for NASCAR Cup Series Race at Darlington

Due to forecasted inclement weather, NASCAR will adjust the start time of Wednesday evening’s Toyota 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway to 6 p.m. ET. The race will be broadcast on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. (NASCAR PR)

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Chris Buescher | Darlington II Advance

Team:                   No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Mustang Crew Chief:         Luke Lambert PR Contact:         Brandon Lee; blee@roushfenway.com; 704-783-5446 Twitter:                @17RoushTeam, @RoushFenway and @Chris_Buescher Race Format:     311.4 miles, 228 laps, Stage Lengths: 60-65-103 Toyota 500 – Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90                                                                                                                                                                   ADVANCE NOTES NASCAR Returns to Action Following its return to racing Sunday at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR continues its modified schedule with a second event at ‘The Lady in Black’ Wednesday night in primetime. It will mark the third of seven NASCAR national…

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Christopher Bell – No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry Preview – Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway

No. 95 Procore Toyota Camry News and Notes: Bell at Darlington: Christopher Bell, a Rookie in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), will make his second NCS start at Darlington Raceway Wednesday evening.  Bell made his first NCS start at Darlington on Sunday finishing 24th.  Prior to his Cup debut at “The Lady in Black,” Bell has two NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts under his belt at the 1.366-mile track, earning one top-five and one top-10 finish.  For both NXS starts at Darlington Bell qualified second, narrowly missing starting on the pole…

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Martin Truex Jr. ­– No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry Preview – Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway

No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry News and Notes TRUEX AT DARLINGTON: In 15 NASCAR Cup Series starts at Darlington Raceway, Martin Truex Jr. has earned one victory, two top-five finishes and seven top-10s. The Mayetta, New Jersey native led 28 laps on his way to winning the 2016 Southern 500 at the historical track and has led laps in three of the past five Darlington races. The track was also the site of Truex clinching the 2004 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship driving the No. 8 car for Chance2 Motorsports.…

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Chase Briscoe: Darlington NASCAR Xfinity Series Advance No. 98 HighPoint.com/Ford Performamce Racing School Ford Mustang

NASCAR Xfinity Series Overview   Event:  Darlington 200 (Round 5 of 33) Date:  May 19, 2020 Location:  Darlington Raceway Layout:  1.366-mile oval   Chase Briscoe Notes of Interest   •  The Darlington 200 is the fifth event of the 33-race NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule. It will mark the first event for the Xfinity Series since racing went on hiatus following the March 7 LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway.   •  Racing was forced into hibernation by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Briscoe made sure he stayed sharp. The 25-year-old from Mitchell, Indiana, competed…

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Erik Jones / No. 20 STANLEY Toyota Camry Preview Toyota 500(k) at Darlington Raceway

No. 20 STANLEY Toyota Camry News and Notes: JONES AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY: Erik Jones will make his fifth start in the Cup Series at Darlington Raceway when NASCAR races under the lights Wednesday night. NASCAR returned to action at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, May 17, after a two month hiatus, where Jones scored an eighth-place finish. Jones captured his first Southern 500 victory on September 1, 2019 and in his other two starts at the track, he recorded a fifth-place and an eighth-place finish. In addition to his Cup Series starts,…

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Denny Hamlin/FedEx Racing Express Facts – Darlington

Race Info: Race: Toyota 500 Date/Time: Weds, May 20/7:30 p.m. ET Distance: 228 laps/311.4 miles Track Length: 1.36 miles Track Shape: Egg-shaped oval 2019 Winner: N/A Express Notes: Press Kit: Download the 2020 FedEx Racing press materials at www.fedexracing.com/presskit, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Chris Gabehart and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights and statistics. Darlington “The Real Heroes 400” Recap: Denny Hamlin battled the track “Too Tough to Tame” for a top-five finish in NASCAR’s return to live racing on Sunday. Hamlin finished fifth at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway in the Cup Series’ first event since going on hiatus…

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Ryan Newman | Darlington II Advance

Team:                   No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang Crew Chief:         Scott Graves PR Contact:         Brandon Lee; blee@roushfenway.com; 704-783-5446 Twitter:                @Roush6Team, @RoushFenway and @RyanJNewman Race Format:     311.4 miles, 228 laps, Stage Lengths: 60-65-103 Toyota 500 – Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM Channel 90                                                                                                                                                                   ADVANCE NOTES NASCAR Returns to Action Following its return to racing Sunday at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR continues its modified schedule with a second event at ‘The Lady in Black’ Wednesday night in primetime. It will mark the third of seven NASCAR national series…

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Riley Herbst / No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra Preview Toyota 200 at Darlington Raceway

No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra News and Notes: HERBST AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY: Four races in to his rookie season, Riley Herbst will visit Darlington Raceway for the first time in his young career when the Xfinity Series returns to the track on Tuesday, May 19. STARTING LINEUP: With the starting lineup for Tuesday’s race selected by a random draw, Herbst and the No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra team will roll off from the fifth position for the Toyota 200. JGR AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has 58 total starts…

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