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”

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Spencer Gallagher Survives Hectic Day in Texas For Top-10 Finish

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.
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Justin Allgaier Keeps Head Up Despite Disappointing Engine Issues in Texas

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Justin Allgaier started Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway by qualifying eighth for the My Bariatric Solutions 300. When the race began a couple of hours later, Allgaier asserted himself as one of the drivers to beat.

The Riverton, Illinois native was looking sporty in his No. 7 Brandt Chevrolet Camaro with it’s corn racing stripes. Then, toward the end of Stage 1, Allgaier began to fade. Allgaier radioed to his team that he believed he was down a cylinder. His car continued to sputter around the track at a noticeably slower pace.

After the Stage finished, Allgaier took his car to the attention of his team in the garage.
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Daniel Hemric Has a Good Car in Texas, Maybe Good Enough For First Win

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — It was a fast Friday for second-year NASCAR Xfinity Series driver, Daniel Hemric. In the two NXS practice sessions for Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway, Hemric was second fastest in the morning and fastest overall in the afternoon.

The 27-year old Richard Childress Racing driver edged out Ryan Blaney in both sessions (Ryan Truex paced the opening session), and in the final practice session Hemric trailed only Blaney in 10-lap consecutive lap times.
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