He will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut at Iowa Speedway on June 24.
Riley Herbst (@rileyherbst) – The 18-year-old Las Vegas, Nevada, driver is coming off a successful rookie season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
In 14 starts last year, he compiled seven top-five and 10 top-10 finishes.
He capped the season with a runner-up finish to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver and NASCAR Next alumnus Chase Elliott in the Snowball Derby.
Since its inception in 2011, 36 of the 46 drivers who have been selected for the program have progressed to compete in one of NASCAR’s three national series, while more than a quarter have gone on to compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
The last four Sunoco Rookies of the Year in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are also alumni of the NASCAR Next program. and make sure to follow the drivers on Twitter and on the track.
NASCAR’s Managing Director of Competition and Innovation John Probst sits down with to discuss the new at-track inspection process that uses eight projectors and 17 cameras to scan race cars.NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship 4 contender Justin Allgaier will be without crew chief Jason Burdett for the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway due to a post-race inspection violation at Phoenix.With its late start time, Martinsville Speedway's new addition of LED lights could make a Monster Energy Series debut in Sunday's race; NASCAR.com's Jonathan Merrryman and crew chief Chris Rice analyze the potential impact. and Kurt Busch were among the drivers who participated in Wednesday's road course test at Charlotte Motor Speedway and expressed how it's different from other road courses they've driven.The son of former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver and current NBCSN analyst Jeff Burton also took home the pole award at Bristol for the second consecutive year.Chase Cabre (@Cabre Chase) – In his rookie season driving for Rev Racing and the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, the 20-year-old Tampa, Florida, native captured his first two pole awards in the twin features at South Boston and earned his best career finish (fourth) at the Virginia short track.Alumni of the program include current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, Daniel Suárez, Erik Jones and Ryan Blaney.