NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Post-Atlanta

Justin Allgaier’s 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season didn’t start out the way he had hoped. In five races, the driver of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet had only one top-10 finish. Allgaier had been involved in various on-track incidents and started the season at Daytona International Speedway by starting second and finishing 28th. But he turned that all around at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend by winning the race and taking home his first victory of the season all while punching his ticket to the Playoffs.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Phoenix Raceway

AJ Allmendinger took the lead on the final restart of Saturday’s race in Sin City with 12 laps remaining and earned his fourth Xfinity Series win in the last 16 races. This was his first race at the track in three years and the No. 16 Kaulig Chevrolet was able to hold off a hard-charging Daniel Hemric, who led 74 of the 200 laps.

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Ty Gibbs, Grandson of Joe Gibbs, Wins in NASCAR Xfinity Series Debut in Super Start 188 At DAYTONA Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts

Ty Gibbs turned in a historic NASCAR Xfinity Series debut Saturday night, the 18-year-old won in his first series start – holding off reigning champion Austin Cindric on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course in the Super Start 188 At DAYTONA Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

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Austin Cindric Starts 2021 With a Bang

Austin Cindric took up where he left off in 2020. Brett Moffit takes the runner-up spot for Cape Cod’s Chris Our and it’s the strongest finish ever for that team!

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Daytona International Speedway

Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 kicks off 2021 Xfinity Series at Daytona. The 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is upon us and Daytona International Speedway is all set to host this weekend’s Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 at 5 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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Monster Energy Racing: Riley Herbst Daytona NXS Advance

Riley Herbst begins 2021 with the familiar colors of Monster Energy, but in a new make with a number. He takes over the No. 98 Ford Mustang from Chase Briscoe, who scored nine wins in 2020. Herbst made the move to Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) after spending the 2019-2020 seasons with Joe Gibbs Racing. This will be Herbst’s first year behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang.

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Mike Bumgarner Named Crew Chief for JRM’s No. 1 Team

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2020) – JR Motorsports announced today that Mike Bumgarner will be the crew chief for driver Michael Annett on the No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet in 2021. The 45-year-old North Carolina native returns to the pit box after a seven-year stint as the team’s director of race operations from 2014-20. Prior to assuming that position, Bumgarner was a full-time crew chief for the team in 2013.

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Entry Lists and Statistics – Virtual Richmond Raceway

Below are the entry lists (subject to change) and statistics for the Saturday Night Thunder and Sunday’s Toyota Owners 150 (1 p.m. ET on FOX – where available and subject to change, FS1 and the FOX Sports app) at virtual Richmond Raceway. Note on iRacing stats below: The stats are cumulative lifetime stats for each driver in public oval events in stock car disciplines (ranging from top-level Cup cars to Legends) on iRacing. It doesn’t include stats from private leagues. Statistics for drivers who have starts in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro…

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Hendrick Motorsports Media Advance: Atlanta – 9 24 48 88

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (1.5-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: HAMPTON, GEORGIA EVENT: NASCAR CUP SERIES (RACE FIVE OF 36) TUNE IN: 2 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, MARCH 15 (FOX/PRN/SIRIUSXM) ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Chase Elliott No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Driver Chase Elliott   Hometown Dawsonville, Georgia Age 24                       Resides Dawsonville, Georgia ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ 2020 Season 3rd in standings 4 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 1 top-five finish 2 top-10 finishes 186 laps led Career  153 starts 6 wins 9 pole positions 45 top-five finishes 76 top-10 finishes 2,030 laps led Track…

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Atlanta Motor Speedway

Next Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 The Place: Atlanta Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, March 15 The Time: 2 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 1 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 500.5 miles (325 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 105), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 210), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 325) 2019 Race Winner: Brad Keselowski

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