Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Changes to Hamlin’s Team and More

By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

When a driver, like Denny Hamlin, who has 31-career wins in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes winless for an entire season, it’s probably time to make some changes. That’s precisely what Joe Gibbs Racing revealed it’s doing when the team unveiled their crew chief lineup for the 2019 season on Thursday. Continue reading “Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Changes to Hamlin’s Team and More”

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Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn to Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Team in 2019

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

We all knew it was happening, we just had no idea when it would officially be announced. Wednesday, Joe Gibbs Racing ended the worst kept secret of this year’s silly season by announcing in a press release that Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief Cole Pearn will be joining the organization next season. Continue reading “Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn to Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Team in 2019”

Ross Chastain’s ‘Ryan Preece’ Opportunity Has Finally Come

By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Ross Chastain, who hails from Alva, Florida, has been opening eyes for the last couple of years. Driving in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for Johnny Davis, Chastain has certainly been outperforming his equipment. To date, he has a pair of fourth place finishes in his career at Iowa Speedway. He has also recorded a total of 12 top-10 finishes in 128 NXS starts.

Now, the 25-year-old racer will get a chance to see what he can do in Chip Ganassi Racing’s DC Solar No. 42 Camaro for three events, the team has announced. Continue reading “Ross Chastain’s ‘Ryan Preece’ Opportunity Has Finally Come”

Youngster Noah Gragson Proves Doubters Wrong in Three-Race Xfinity Stint

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

I’m not exactly sure of the reason but the very outgoing Noah Gragson has become one of the most polarizing young up-and-coming talents that the sport of NASCAR has seen in quite some time.

Some folks love the kid from Las Vegas, others not so much.

However, nobody can argue about the fact that the 19-year-old is talented as hell behind the wheel of a race car. Continue reading “Youngster Noah Gragson Proves Doubters Wrong in Three-Race Xfinity Stint”

There Are 1-Million Reasons to Root For Daniel Suarez This Weekend

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow On Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Regardless who your favorite driver is, everyone will have a reason — or a million of them actually — to pull for Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 19 Toyota Camry, Daniel Suarez.

Suarez will be running this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and ACE Hardware has already donated $100,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. If Suarez goes on to win Sunday’s race though, Stanley Tools will donate an extra $1-million to the cause. Suarez spoke to The Final Lap about the excitement around the program, which is now in it’s 12th season, this weekend.
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