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NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Chase Briscoe, driving the ThorSport Racing No. 27 Ford F-150, won the Eldora Dirt Derby 150, his second victory in 24 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.

This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in two races at Eldora Speedway. Grant Enfinger (second) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Eldora Speedway. It is his ninth top-10 finish in 2018. Stewart Friesen (third) scored his second top-10 finish in three races at Eldora Speedway. Myatt Snider (20th) was the highest finishing Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender. Johnny Sauter (16th) leads the NCWTS point standings by 32 points over Noah Gragson (6th) after this event.
Jul 19 - 1:42 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 TMC Transportation Chevrolet) has earned a top-five and two top-10 finishes in six NXS starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, topped by a fifth-place run in 2013.

He has an average finishing position of 12.8 on the 1.058-mile oval, which is his best of any track on the schedule. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a very similar layout to NHMS, is second on that list among active tracks. Annett gained two points in the race for the NXS Playoffs, trailing by 40 points with nine races until the field is set. Annett has completed all but two laps (99.8 percent) in his six Xfinity Series starts there.-JR Motorsports
Jul 18 - 8:18 PM

Tyler Reddick (No. 9 Takl Chevrolet) will make his first career NXS start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend.

So far in 2018, Reddick ranks second in quality passes (799), fifth in average running position (9.760) and percentage of laps run in the top 15 (81.4). In three career Truck Series starts in Loudon, Reddick has recorded one top-five and two top-10 finishes with a best result of fourth coming in the 2016 event. In his two NXS starts for JRM on tracks that are 1 mile in length, Reddick has earned one top-five and two top-10 finishes (Phoenix and Dover).-JR Motorsports
Jul 18 - 8:15 PM

Justin Allgaier (No. 7 Dove Men+Care Chevrolet) has two wins (Dover and Iowa) and two runner-up finishes in five starts on tracks measuring 1 mile or less this season.

He has an average finish of 4.0 and has led 409 laps over the course of those five races. In seven NXS starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Allgaier has four top-10 finishes, with a best effort of sixth (2010). The Illinois native has led for a total of 527.4 miles this season, the most among full-time NXS drivers and third overall. Allgaier currently sits fifth in the NXS point standings, now just 39 points away from the lead after his fourth-place run at Kentucky.-JR Motorsports
Jul 18 - 8:11 PM

In 14 NXS starts at New Hampshire's "the Magic Mile", Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Financial Chevrolet) has one top-five and five top-10 finishes, with a highest finish of fourth place (2005).

This season on 1-mile tracks, the veteran driver has claimed a runner-up finish (Dover) and ninth-place finish (Phoenix). He has led 33 total laps. While driving for JR Motorsports, Sadler has only finished outside the top 10 twice in 12 starts on tracks measuring 1 mile in length.-JRM
Jul 18 - 8:09 PM

Austin Cindric (No. 60 Pirtek Ford Mustang) will make his second start at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Saturday to mark his debut at the track in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Cindric’s first start at Loudon was in 2017 competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he finished as a top-ten contender with an eighth-place finish. New Hampshire will be the seventh of nine races for Cindric in the No. 60 Ford Mustang for 2018.-Roush Fenway Racing
Jul 18 - 8:04 PM

Ryan Reed (No. 16 Drive Down A1C Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang) has competed at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) four times in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In those four starts Reed has never finished lower than 14th.

He has an average finish of 13.0 at New Hampshire, making it his third best finishing track. Reed’s best finish at Loudon came in his first start in 2014, where he finished 11th after starting 13th.-Roush Fenway Racing
Jul 18 - 8:01 PM

Ben Rhodes (No. 41 The Carolina Nut Co. Ford F-150) won the Pole Award for tonight's Eldora Dirt Derby 150 with a lap of 86.801 mph.

This is his fourth pole in 63 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races. It is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2018 and his first pole in three races at Eldora Speedway. Logan Seavey (second) posted his first top-10 start at Eldora. Tyler Dippel (third) posted his first top-10 start at Eldora. Todd Gilliland (seventh) was the fastest Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender.
Jul 18 - 7:23 PM

Matt Crafton (No. 88 Ford F-150) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice leading up to Wednesday night's Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in New Weston, Ohio.

The average speed of 83.233 mph was best of the 31 trucks that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 51 Logan Seavey, No. 20 Tanner Thorson, No. 54 Chris Windom and No. 17 Tyler Dippel make up the rest of the top-five on this list.
Jul 17 - 10:23 PM

Stewart Friesen (No. 52 Chevrolet Silverado) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for Wednesday night's Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in New Weston, Ohio.

He ran a quick lap of 86.153 mph in this session. No. 99 Sheldon Creed, No. 27 Chase Briscoe, No. 13 Myatt Snider and No. 4 Todd Gilliland round out the top-five of the 37 trucks practicing in this session. Trevor Collins in the No. 74 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Jul 17 - 10:20 PM

Todd Gilliland (No. 4 Toyota Tundra) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in New Weston, Ohio.

His average speed of 90.601 mph was best of the 29 trucks that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 16 Brett Moffitt, No. 98 Grant Enfinger, No. 17 Tyler Dippel and No. 2 Cody Coughlin round out the top-five on this list.
Jul 17 - 10:02 PM

Myatt Snider (No. 13 Ford F-150) led the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for Wednesday night's Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway in New Weston, Ohio.

He ran a quick lap of 91.552 mph. No. 52 Stewart Friesen, No. 98 Grant Enfinger, No. 16 Brett Moffitt and No. 88 Matt Crafton round out the top-five of the 34 trucks completing laps in this session. Mike Harmon in the No. 50 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Jul 17 - 9:59 PM

Noah Gragson enters Wednesday’s event at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio riding a streak of seven consecutive top-10 finishes.

He has also started third or better in each of the last eight races and nine times overall in 12 starts this season. He has captured the pole for the last two events on the schedule and leads the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with four pole awards and an average starting position of 3.3 in 2018. Gragson started 10th and finished seventh in last year’s Eldora Dirt Derby during his rookie campaign in the Truck Series.-KBM
Jul 17 - 9:49 PM

Todd Gilliland has no prior starts at Eldora. The rookie’s only experience racing on dirt was a Street Stock race at Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, Calif., where he finished fifth in 2015.

Veteran crew chief Marcus Richmond helped coach Kyle Busch Motorsports’ (KBM) Noah Gragson to a seventh-place finish in his rookie season last year. Richmond also finished sixth with Cole Custer at Eldora in 2016. Gilliland earned his best career finish in the NCWTS at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., on June 23 when he jumped up to second place during a two-lap shootout on the final restart.-KBM
Jul 17 - 9:46 PM

Austin Wayne Self (No. 22 GO TEXAN|AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet Silverado) will make his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start at Eldora Speedway this Wednesday. In 2016, he finished ninth in his Eldora debut.

"I’m so ready for Eldora," said Self. "It’s an important race, but it’s also one of the races we’ll have the most fun at too. It’s such a blast to be on the edge out of control while doing everything you can to get to the front. My debut at Eldora went better than I expected, and I hope I can utilize what I learn on Tuesday and Wednesday and bring home a good finish for our Niece Motorsports team."
Jul 17 - 9:44 PM



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