#589 Guest: Ross Chastain – We discuss the changes happening for 2020 including the cars, schedule, engines and more. We have an exclusive 1on1 interview with an actual wind tunnel, preview Talladega Superspeedway Blah, and oh yeah Mario Andretti stops by. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

Continue reading “TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #589 Ross Chastain Talladega Preview Blah!”

By Robert Schloemer, NASCAR Fan Contributer – Follow on Twitter @SchloemerZ

*Editor’s note: The Schloemer Zone is a place for NASCAR fans to hear the ranting and raving of a true NASCAR fan — Robert Schloemer. Schloemer is not a trained journalist, and has no skin in the game financially, he is just a huge NASCAR fan and has agreed to bring his thoughts and opinions in a periodic column on The Final Lap.

Hold onto your hat folks. The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity season is shaping up to be a real barn burner. With Friday’s news of Ross Chastain earning a full-time ride in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro, and yesterday’s announcement of Austin Cindric in the No. 22 Penske Ford Mustang, we are seeing some big names being put into some top-notch cars! Continue reading “Schloemer Zone: The 2019 Xfinity Series, Where Big Names Will be Made”

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By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Ross Chastain continues to defy the odds of modern day big-time stock car racing as Chip Ganassi Racing and DC Solar have announced the 25-year-old as the full-time driver of the No. 42 DC Solar Camaro in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2019. Continue reading “Chastain Named Full-Time Driver of Ganassi’s No. 42 NXS Ride in 2019”

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”