By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Since news broke that Bill Elliott would be coming out of retirement to run the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Road America, Kerry Murphey has joked on basically every episode of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast that in doing so Elliott would be losing his place in the NASCAR Hall of Fame for at least a couple of years.

Of course, Elliott’s enshrinement is staying put, but the 1988 NASCAR Cup Series champion and winner of 44 Cup Series races has an interesting rear bumper this weekend on his No. 23 Chevrolet Camaro.

The team was instructed to place yellow rookie tape on the bumper before Elliott could run any laps in practice around the massive 4-plus mile race course. Elliott also partook in the rookie driving meeting with Tyler Reddick and the other NXS 2018 rookie class.
Continue reading “Bill Elliott Sporting Rookie Stripes at Road America”

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By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — What a difference a year makes. Spencer Gallagher and GMS Racing have gone from a mid-pack NASCAR Xfinity Series operation, to a top-flight contender on the verge of battling for wins. Gallagher secured his third top-10 finish in six starts in Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

However, it wasn’t smooth sailing for Gallagher, 28.
Continue reading “Spencer Gallagher Survives Hectic Day in Texas For Top-10 Finish”

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Coming into Friday’s JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway, Johnny Sauter has an impressive resume at the 1.5-mile speedway in Fort Worth. The Wisconsin native has three-career Camping World Truck Series wins at this facility and he is the defending champion of this race.

In all, the 39-year-old veteran has 14 top-10 finishes in 18-career starts at this facility.
Continue reading “Johnny Sauter Should be Favorite For Truck Series Win at Texas”