Max Tullman to make Xfinity Series debut at Iowa with new team
Max Tullman will compete in at least three NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season, beginning with Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Tullman will drive the No. 26 Ford for Tullman-Walker Racing, owned by his father, Steve, and his partners, Jim and Neal Walker. He is also scheduled to compete at Las Vegas and Kansas.Tullman, 20, is an IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge veteran that has also made several starts in NASCAR’s K&N Pro series and ARCA this season“I’m very appreciative of this newest opportunity in my racing career,” said Tullman, who competed in the ARCA race at Iowa earlier this month.
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Following a national talent search and annual combine event in May, NASCAR and Rev Racing have selected the latest participants in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Pit Crew Development Program.
Seven former collegiate athletes were selected based on strong, individual performances during a series of crew member assessments and strength and agility drills at the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Pit Crew Combine in Concord, N.C. on May 25.
NASCAR Drive for Diversity provides opportunities for multicultural and female athletes to “go pro” in NASCAR following college careers in football, basketball, track and field, and other sports.
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NASCAR and Rev Racing have announced the latest participants in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Pit Crew Development Program . Seven former collegiate athletes were selected based on strong, individual performances during a series of crew member assessments and strength and agility drills
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This year’s participants will relocate to North Carolina and train as tire-changers, carriers and jackmen with Rev Racing with hopes of joining more than 50 NASCAR Drive for Diversity alumni working in the sport’s national series.
“These are top-flight athletes who’ve earned the opportunity to train with the best pit crew development program in the industry,” said Jusan Hamilton, NASCAR senior manager, racing operations and event management.
“We believe these athletes have what it takes to compete on pit road in our national series like so many of our NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduates.”
Brandon Banks is among the new NASCAR Drive for Diversity pit crew participants. Banks starred as a defensive lineman at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and was part of the Washington Redskins’ active roster in 2017.
Dirt track racer Logan Seavey rides catch fence to avoid crash, continues racing
The most impressive drive of this weekend didn’t come in a sports car race or in the rain at Watkins Glen, it was on a dirt track in Pennsylvania as one driver went to extreme measures to avoid crashing into a fellow competitor. Logan Seavey, a 21-year-old dirt track racer, is the current USAC National Midget points leader and if he wins the championship this year, this move may be what won him the title. Hanging out in the middle of the top five, Seavey encountered a spun out Spencer Bayston and had nowhere to go. Usually when racers have nowhere to go, they have no choice but to drive into the wrecked car and your race ends.
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A pair of former North Carolina A&T State University student-athletes, Joshua Patrick and Keiston France, were also selected for the pit crew program. Patrick played football for the Aggies, while France was a member of the school’s tennis team.
In September, the seven athletes selected to the program will begin 12 months of pit crew training with Rev Racing.
“We look forward to welcoming this year’s class to NASCAR’s most comprehensive pit crew training and development program,” said Max Siegel, CEO of Rev Racing. “Coach Phil Horton and the Rev Racing competition staff continue to attract the top emerging talent in the country and produce some of today’s most successful crew members.”
Since the pit crew program’s inception, more than 90 athletes have participated in NASCAR Drive for Diversity with 25 currently working at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ level.
NASCAR chairman arrested for DWI, oxycodone possession
NASCAR chairman Brian France has been arrested in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and held overnight. He was arraigned Monday at Sag Harbor Village Justice Court and released.There was no immediate information on an attorney who could comment on France's behalf.NASCAR says it takes France's arrest ''as a serious matter and will issue a statement after we have all of the facts.''Police say the 56-year-old France was stopped after his 2017 Lexus blew through at a stop sign.
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In February, Derrell Edwards became the first NASCAR Drive for Diversity pit crew member to be part of a DAYTONA 500 championship team when driver Austin Dillon raced to Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway.
Former Norfolk State University women’s basketball player Brehanna Daniels made her debut in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series alongside NASCAR Drive for Diversity tire-changer Breanna O’Leary at Daytona International Speedway in July.
Daniels, who joined the diversity program in 2016, is believed to be the first female African-American crew member to compete in the sport’s top series.
The new participants in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Pit Crew Development Program include:
High Point, N.C.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
North Carolina A&T State University
Norfolk State University
Alcorn State University
North Carolina A&T State University
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Brickyard 400 pace car .
The Brickyard will serve as the finale of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season for the first time this year.The retired NASCAR star and NBC analyst will lead the field in the pace car to start the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next month.