Using the overwhelming success of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format introduced in 2014 as a guidepost, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France announced today the implementation of a playoff system in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
DODGE QUOTES: ”Fontana seems like one of the widest places to me. Having the track width is great because it gives you a lot of opportunities. The more track width that you run the more seams you’re running across, basically. The seams are just slick.” -- Sam Hornish, Jr.
SR2 Motorsports will host a very special family this week at Bristol Motor Speedway. Bill Halstead, whose son Tripp was critically injured when a large tree branch fell onto his head in Winder,Ga., will be attending the race with his brother as guests of the Buford, Ga.-based Nationwide Series team. SR2 Motorsports will also have special decals on each of its three cars to help raise awareness for Team BOOM, which was established to support the Halstead family.
CHRISTOPHER BELL, No. 20 Rheem Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing - Did you get to Volusia? "No, I actually didn't make it out there." Not even to watch? "Nope, watched it online."
This weekend the racing action continues as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series head to Phoenix International Raceway. The Camping World Truck Series will return to the track March 28 at Martinsville.