NASCAR XFINITY Series News and Rumors

JR Motorsports reshuffles team car numbers entering 2019

JR Motorsports is off to a fresh start. Today, through a video from team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr., the team announced the restructuring of its car number lineup in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Most notable is the news that the organization will add the iconic No. 8 Chevrolet to its stable, a number long associated with the Earnhardt family. The No. 9 entry will now race with the familiar and popular No. 8. The team will inherit points from the No. 1 team. Its driver roster currently includes Zane Smith, Jeb Burton, Ryan Truex, Spencer Gallagher and Ryan Preece. The only thing changing on the teams are the numbers themselves. The previously announced crew chief and roster lineup will remain with their respective drivers.[More](1-25-2019)

Ray Black, Jr. returns to SS Greenlight Racing

SS Greenlight Racing announced today that Ray Black Jr. will once again pilot the No. 07 Chevrolet Camaro for Bobby Dotter in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS). Long-time team member Jason Miller will serve as crew chief to Ray Black Jr. on the No. 07 Chevrolet Camaro. Isokern Fireplaces & Chimneys and ScubaLife will serve as a joint primary sponsorship for Ray Black in the 2019 season. [More](1-25-2019)

Alsco to sponsor spring XFINITY race at Bristol Motor Speedway

Alsco, a global leader in uniform and linen rental services, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of the April NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, track officials announced today. The race boosts Alsco's NASCAR Xfinity Series entitlements to three, as the company also recently extended Xfinity Series event sponsorships at BMS sister tracks Kentucky Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway. Alsco is the only company with multiple race sponsorships on the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2019.[More](1-24-2019)

JR Motorsports and GMS Racing launch Drivers Edge Development

Building on a successful technical alliance, JR Motorsports and GMS Racing jointly announced today the establishment of Drivers Edge Development, a program presented by Chevrolet aimed at grooming the next generation of racing superstars through a tiered competition pipeline coupled with comprehensive off-track education. Drivers Edge Development will give participating drivers, all with differing levels of experience, the opportunity to race in five types of developmental series with JRM or GMS-fielded entries while staying aligned with Chevrolet.[More](1-24-2019)

MoneyLion to sponsor Talladega XFINITY race

Talladega Superspeedway officials announced today that MoneyLion, America's most powerful financial membership, has partnered with the iconic 2.66-mile venue and will serve as the entitlement sponsor of the MoneyLion 300 Xfinity Series event on Saturday, April 27, 2019.[More](1-22-2019)

Fire Alarm Services to continue sponsorship of John Hunter Nemechek

GMS Racing announced today that Fire Alarm Services, Inc., (FAS), a provider in a superior fire, life safety, and security services, will serve as primary sponsor for John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 23 GMS Racing team in 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) races in 2019. Since 2016, FAS has been a supporter of Nemechek. The Colorado-based company served as a primary sponsor in multiple NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) races for Nemechek, as well as 11 NXS races in 2018. FAS has been apart of many of Nemechek's career-first accomplishments, including his first NGOTS pole award at Iowa Speedway in 2016, his first NXS win at Kansas Speedway and his first NXS pole award at ISM Raceway, both took place in 2018.[More](1-18-2019)

Diamond Gusset Jeans & Tommy Joe Martins partner up again for Atlanta

Tommy Joe Martins & longtime partner Diamond Gusset Jeans are pairing back up for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the Rinnai 250. It will be the first sponsorship for Diamond Gusset Jeans in NASCAR since Martins began driving for his current team, BJ McLeod Motorsports. Diamond Gusset has sponsored Martins since 2014, during his family team's first run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. They more famously came aboard during Martins Motorsports tumultuous 2016 campaign in the NASCAR Truck Series.[More](1-18-2019)

Camping World to sponsor Chicagoland Speedway races

Camping World to sponsor Chicagoland Speedway races: Chicagoland Speedway announced today that Camping World, the nation's largest network of RV-centric retail locations, and the Official RV and Outdoor Retailer of NASCAR, will serve as the entitlement sponsor for this year's ultimate summer NASCAR festival June 28-30. The three NASCAR National Series races at Chicagoland Speedway will officially be known as the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Camping World 300 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400.[More](1-17-2019)

Means Motorsports ready for 2019; looking for driver(s)

After a solid finish last year in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Jimmy Means has continued to strengthen the race team this Winter with the expansion of its new car inventory, an improved motor program, and the addition of manpower to support the upcoming 2019 campaign. [More](1-17-2019)

Joey Gase joins MBM Motorsports

MBM Motorsports is proud to announce they have signed Iowa native Joey Gase to pilot the No. 35 entry for the full 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season PLUS pilot the No. 66 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series part time starting with the Daytona 500.[More](-2019)

Alsco extends partnership with Richard Childress Racing

ichard Childress Racing (RCR) has renewed its partnership with Alsco, the premier linen and uniform rental business, into the 2019 NASCAR season. Alsco will serve as an associate partner for the full year on both No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, piloted by Daniel Hemric in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Tyler Reddick in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In addition to an associate partnership, Alsco will serve as the co-primary partner on Hemric's Camaro ZL1 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, in conjunction with Alsco's and RCR's shared relationship with uniform supplier VF Workwear. Alsco will also appear as the primary partner on Reddick's Camaro during the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway later this year.[More](1-16-2019)

BJ McLeod Motorsports to field three full-time XFINITY teams

B.J. McLeod and Jessica McLeod of BJ McLeod Motorsports are excited to start a fourth season as a NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Team in its new state of the art facility in Mooresville, NC. This year, the organization will field three cars with its respected No. 78, No. 8 and No. 99 car numbers. Vinnie Miller will pilot the BJMM flagship No. 78 NXS car. [More](1-10-2019)

JR Motorsports announces 2019 driver, crew chief lineup

The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is about to commence, and two-time defending series champion JR Motorsports will reset, reshuffle and hope to repeat its title-winning formula for the third straight year. Just 40 days remain before the engines are fired in anger once more, at the iconic Daytona International Speedway, and JR Motorsports will unveil a new-look squad with the intention of earning that third straight NXS championship and fourth in the past six seasons.[More](1-8-2019)

Spencer Boyd joins Young's Motorsports for 2019 Truck Series season

Young's Motorsports announced today Spencer Boyd has joined the team as the pilot of the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado. Boyd, who is entering his fourth season of NASCAR competition, will compete full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019.[More](1-7-2019)

Chip Ganassi Racing shutting down XFINITY team

Ross Chastain was scheduled to drive for the full season. The move comes after the FBI raided the offices of sponsor DC Solar. The Cup teams are not impacted by the move.[More](1-4-2019)

Roush Fenway will not field XFINITY team

Roush Fenway Racing will not field a team in the Xfinity Series for the first time in more than a quarter century, RFR President Steve Newmark confirmed Wednesday night on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.[More](1-3-2019)

RSS Racing to continue with Sieg, Green in 2019

Ryan Sieg and 2000 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Jeff Green told Frontstretch this week they will both return to RSS Racing in 2019 for the full Xfinity season. The team is hoping to find funding to run a third car as the underdog operation looks to remain competitive in the sport's second-tier division.[More](12-28-2018)