Santino Ferrucci of Woodbury, CT lands Indy 500 ride with RLLR (IndyCar)

Two weeks after being confirmed to be sitting out of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway, Santino Ferrucci’s schedule conflict has been revealed. He has his sights set on a brief IndyCar return.

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Track Talk – How New England Drivers and Teams Fared at Atlanta

Kyle Busch dominated the Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta leading 102 laps of 130.  Brett Moffit ended up 9th.  Brett also drives a Xfinity entry for Cape Cod’s Chris Our.  Parker Kligerman of Westport, Ct ended the afternoon in 14th.

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Track Talk: Phoenix Results for Drivers With New England Connections

Austin Cindric took Saturday’s Xfinity race at Phoenix. Bret Moffit came in ninth driving Cape Cod’s Chris Our entry, and Santino Ferrucci of Woodbury, CT placed 15th. In Sunday’s Cup race at PIR, Martin Truex, Jr. was the winner, and Joey Logano of Middletown, CT settled for another runner-up spot.  Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT ended up 26th.  Corey LaJoie, son of two-time Xfinity Series Champion Randy LaJoie (a Norwalk, CT native), was 27th after leading the grind in the early going!  Anthony Alfredo of Ridgefield, CT had another bad…

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Santino Ferrucci and Sam Hunt Racing Thrilled With Las Vegas NASCAR Finish

LAS VEGAS, Nev.: Continuing to make his transition from open-wheel cars to stock cars, Santino Ferrucci looked more like a balanced veteran during Saturday afternoon’s Alsco Uniforms 300 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway in just his second career NASCAR start for Sam Hunt Racing.

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Track Talk: How New England Drivers Fared at Las Vegas

Sunday’s Cup race at Vegas saw Kyle Larson take down the win while Joey Logano of Middletown, CT ended up 9th with Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT came in 15th, Anthony Alfredo of Ridgefield, CT was 24th then Corey Lajoie, son of two-time Xfinity titlist Randy Lajoie of Norwalk, CT, went out early on due to an accident and ended the day in 37th place.

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Santino Ferrucci’s Xfinity Debut A Learning Experience

Considering that his first-ever lap in a stock car was the pace lap in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Contender Boats 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, former IndyCar driver Santino Ferrucci of Ridgefield, CT was reasonably satisfied despite a 30th-place finish.

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Santino Ferrucci Has Hard Act to Follow in Xfinity Series Debut

Though only 22-years old, Santino Ferrucci of Ridgefield, CT already has a long history in motorsports, but none of that experience has come in stock cars. A professional driver since age 14, Ferrucci spent two years as a test driver for the Haas F1 team, before turning to IndyCar full-time in 2019. That same year, he finished seventh in the Indianapolis 500 to earn Rookie of the Year honors.

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What, Why and Where to Find Racing on TV for February 27-28

It’s Week 3 of the NASCAR Cup Series season and there’s a chance we’ll see something that hasn’t been seen in 70 years. Should another first-time NASCAR winner cross the stripe in the lead at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it would mark the first time since NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season that a Cup Series season has started with three consecutive first-time winners.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Homestead-Miami Speedway

Ty Gibbs, grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs, made history last weekend at the Daytona Road Course. Gibbs, who was making his first career start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, won the race in the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing and added his name to the list of drivers that won in their first Xfinity start.

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Track Talk – Santino Ferrucci Excited and Ready for NASCAR Racing

New NASCAR driver Santino Ferrucci is excited and ready for the challenge for stock cars. This week, Ferrucci explains how a deal to run Xfinity Series races with Sam Hunt Racing came to be; people he talked to about making a transition to NASCAR; anticipating habits Ferrucci will have to break in stock cars; the first impression from a late model test; if stock cars with fenders and bumpers will suit his style; what the feedback and reaction have been to the move; who Ferrucci sees himself leaning on for…

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