David Starr XFINITY Series Dover advance
David Starr | 744
(October 1, 2015 8:41 PM EDT)
With the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) visiting Dover, Del. this weekend, David Starr is ready to take his chances and gamble with the famed 'Miles the Monster'.
Starr has one previous NXS start at the 1-mile oval resulting in a solid run; finishing 13th in June, 2015. His beginner's luck quite likely can be credited for having gained valuable experience in the Camping World Truck Series with accolades of earning one pole position, three Top-5 and seven Top-10 finishes. Ready to strap into the No. 44 Zachry Camry for the Hisense 200, Starr is focused and eager to head to Dover. This will mark Starr's 69th NASCAR XFINITY Series start.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Blake Koch heads to a favorite track
Blake Koch | 708
(October 1, 2015 8:38 PM EDT)
After a disappointing weekend at Kentucky Speedway, Blake Koch and the No. 8 LeafFilter Gutter Protection team are looking forward to unloading in Dover this weekend.
As one of Koch's favorite tracks, the "Monster Mile" is a track where he has nine previous starts. With over 860 laps turned at the 1.0-mile speedway, Koch's best start of 18th came back in 2012 and his best finish of 21st came back in 2011. This will mark his 142nd career NASCAR XFINITY Series start.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Tilted Kilt partners with Korbin Forrister
Korbin Forrister | 108
(October 1, 2015 8:30 PM EDT)
The Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery announced a partnership with NASCAR driver Korbin Forrister (No. 08 Chevrolet Silverado), beginning with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Oct. 3.
Tilted Kilt Race Team will additionally participate in the Talladega Superspeedway on October 24th, Martinsville Speedway on October 31st, Texas Motor Speedway on November 6th and Phoenix International Race on November 13th. Four of the World Famous Tilted Kilt Girls will accompany Forrister at each track to cheer on the driver in their Kilt Girl costumes.-SSRacingOnline PR
Dover XFINITY Series stats on Brendan Gaughan
Brendan Gaughan | 762
(October 1, 2015 8:22 PM EDT)
In seven NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Dover International Speedway, Brendan Gaughan has completed 1,393 of 1,405 (99.1 percent) of the laps he has competed.
The Las Vegas native has garnered one top-10 finish. He is credited with a 15.6 average starting position and a 15.3 average finishing position. Gaughan is currently ninth in the NASCAR XFINITY Series driver point standings.-Richard Childress Racing
Ty Dillon in the XFINITY Series at Dover
Ty Dillon | 703
(October 1, 2015 8:19 PM EDT)
Ty Dillon made his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut at Dover International Speedway on June 2, 2012 in the No. 33 Chevrolet Impala.
Since then, he has accumulated four top-10 finishes in five races. In two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Dillon has one top-10 finish. Dillon's strong showing at Kentucky Speedway allowed him to maintain second place in the driver championship point standings with six races remaining. He trails the leader by only 19 points.-Richard Childress Racing
Brian Scott: Hisense 200 at Dover advance
Brian Scott | 702
(October 1, 2015 8:16 PM EDT)
In 11 XFINITY Series starts at Dover, Brian Scott (No. 2 ACME/Reser's Chevrolet Camaro) has earned one top-five and five top-10 finishes with an average starting position of 12.4 and an average finish of 13.5.
With three laps led in competition, Scott has completed 1,954 of 2,214 raced laps (88.3 percent). Scott earned his first NASCAR sanctioned victory in the Camping World Truck Series at Dover in June 2009, after starting third. He has two additional Truck Series starts with 14 laps led and an average 11.3 starting position.-Richard Childress Racing
Hayley hopes to hit the Jackpot in Las Vegas
Cameron Hayley | 813
(October 1, 2015 8:07 PM EDT)
Capturing his 12th top-15 finish of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season last weekend at Loudon, Cameron Hayley hopes to continue to add to that success when he fulfills a lifelong dream Saturday, racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), for the Rhino Linings 350.
With his 14th different NCWTS track debut in 2015 coming on a 1.5-mile oval this weekend, the No. 13 Carolina Nut/Monte Carlo Toyota Tundra driver has already accumulated one top-five, three top-10 and five top-15 finishes on six previous mile-and-a-half track appearances this season, including leading the ultra-competitive NCWTS field for three laps around Texas Motor Speedway.-ThorSport Racing
Sauter ready for trip to Vegas victory lane
Johnny Sauter | 898
(October 1, 2015 8:03 PM EDT)
Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra is on the hunt for his first win of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season, and the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), site of his first series win, is a good place to "cash in."
In six previous starts since 2009, the ThorSport Racing driver has led 87 laps en route to one win (2009), and four top-five finishes. In fact, according to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Sauter ranks second in the following categories; Laps in the Top-15 (1249), Laps Led (87), and Fastest Laps Run.-ThorSport Racing
'Odds' are in favor of Matt Crafton in Vegas
Matt Crafton | 888
(October 1, 2015 8:01 PM EDT)
You can say Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 FVP/Menards Toyota Tundra, knows his way around the 1.5-mile Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway (LVMS).
In 14 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts since 2001, the two-time and defending series champion is credited with the most starts (14), most top-five finishes (6), most top-10 finishes (7), most laps completed (1986), and most lead lap finishes (10) of any active NCWTS driver. Furthermore, according to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Crafton leads all drivers in Laps in the Top 15 (1249).-ThorSport Racing
Dover advance on Bubba Wallace
Darrell Wallace Jr. | 706
(October 1, 2015 7:58 PM EDT)
Bubba Wallace makes his third career start at Dover International Speedway this weekend.
In his two previous starts, Wallace has captured the pole both times, and led a total of 52 laps. His best finish at the Monster Mile is 12th. In the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway, Wallace earned the pole and led 119 of 200 laps, before finishing 10th. In his most recent start at the Monster Mile in 2014, Wallace started 15th and finished 16th. In three NASCAR K&N Pro Series East races at Dover International Speedway, Wallace earned two poles and one victory, along with a second-place result. Wallace led 96 laps in his three starts at the Monster Mile.-Roush Fenway Racing