Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne love to compete. As their new website rickyvstrevor.com shows, they will pretty much take each other on in anything.
Go Green Racing is proud to announce that Joey Gase will pilot the No. 35 Sparks Energy entry in the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. The crew chief for the Go Green entry will be Patrick Donahue who worked with Gase in 2017.
Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Joliet, IL, this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland Speedway. In ten Nationwide Series starts at the track, Sadler has one win in 2012, earned two top-five and five top-10 finishes with 152 laps led. In addition, the veteran driver has 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Chicago.
Mike Bliss and the No. 19 Tweaker Energy Shot Camry qualified 23rd forSaturday afternoon's race. Early into the race, Bliss reported that his Camry was loose, so when the competition caution came out at lap 25 the team made an air pressure adjustment and a track bar adjustment. By lap 57, Bliss was scored in 19th and continuing to gain track position. Around lap 90, Bliss came on the radio to report that his Camry was still loose. With 74 laps to go, Bliss was scored in the 20thposition and reported his car was "a little tight in."
COLE CUSTER, No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang --“We are pretty close right now. We just need to figure out a way to bea little better. I think that will come in time. I think our wholeteam is kind of still figuring things out and sorting through things,especially with Mike (Shiplett) being new to the team this year. Everyrace we come back to a second time we will be better. We are figuringthings out. We have speed right now, it is just a matter of gettingbetter later in the year.”
CHRISTOPHER BELL, No. 20 GameStop Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you stay upbeat under these circumstances battling for a spot in the final four at Homestead? “For me, I’ve always taken a lot of pride in being a winner and winning races. To have – and I think even at media day whenever we started the Playoffs – one of the questions they asked was if you would rather have a five-race win year or win the championship and I’ve always said that I would rather win five races than win the championship.