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February 17, 2018 - Chad Finchum Starts Season Fast at Daytona
1Chad Finchum achieved a life-long dream on Saturday by entering his first-ever event at the famed Daytona International Speedway (Daytona Beach, Florida).

Finchum competed with the NASCAR Xfinity Series in the PowerShares QQQ 300 behind the wheel of the SmithBilt Homes No. 40 MB Motorsports Toyota.

The team began the weekend behind the eight ball as they battled mechanical issues throughout practice and qualifying, which resulted in Finchum starting 36th on the grid at the 2.5-mile oval.

As the race went green Chad quickly realized that he had a great car under him, and he would drive to the outskirts of the Top 10 before a flat tire, under green flag conditions, forced him pitside.

After losing two laps to change the tire, Finchum battled tooth and nail the rest of the day but was unable to make up his laps. He would go on to record a 26th-place finish.

"All in all, it was a great first-time experience at Daytona International Speedway," Finchum said. "I'm looking forward to next week at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Thanks to MBM Motorsports and the crew for working so hard throughout the weekend. Also, a special thanks goes out to SmithBilt Homes and all of my sponsors for helping to make this special weekend possible."

Full results from the event are available at

February 3, 2018 - Finchum Prepares to Launch 2018 Season at Daytona
1The NASCAR racing season kicks off with Speedweeks each February at Daytona International Speedway. Chad Finchum of Knoxville, Tennessee, can’t wait to arrive at the “World Center of Racing” in the Sunshine State because he will be competing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series PowerShares QQQ 300 on Saturday, Feb. 17 driving the No. 40 Toyota for MBM Motorsports.

The dream of someday racing at Daytona International Speedway for Finchum began as a young boy attending NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway with his family.

The Road to Daytona for Finchum started in racing go-karts before moving along to Bandolero, INEX Legend, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, and NASCAR K&N Pro Series competition – winning not only races, but also championships.

He won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Pitt Lite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016, plus captured the Kingsport Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car championship in 2013. He also added to his resume the Tennessee NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state title in 2013. >>Read More

January 23, 2018 - Finchum Bags One Win During the 2017 Season
The 2017 season saw Chad Finchum compete in a total of 12 events while visiting victory lane one time at Kingsport Speedway (Kingsport, Tennessee) in late May. Losing three of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Finchum registered two Top-5 finishes.

November 18, 2017 - Chad Finchum Finishes 30th in NASCAR Xfinity Series 2017 Finale
1 The 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series drew to a close on Saturday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Homestead, Florida) with the Ford Ecoboost 300

Via his qualifying performance Chad Finchum positioned his Carl Long's MBM Motorsports driving the Buddy Gregg RVs & Motor Homes No. 40 Toyota Camry 36th on the starting grid for the 200-lap affair.

"We started 36th in the field, and we spent pretty much the whole race tuning on this #40 Toyota Camry," Finchum notes. "We fought tooth and nail for the entire race and made definite gainso n the car. We were able to cross the finish line in 30th. It wasn't a bad day at all for us, and I'm really proud of how hard the whole team worked."

Finchum concluded by saying, "Thanks to everyone at MBM Motorsports for an awesome year and giving me a chance to compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. I can't wait for next year and to see what we can do!"

Full results from the event are available at

November 14, 2017 - Chad Finchum Set for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2017 Finale
1 The 2017 NASCAR racing season kicked off with Speed Weeks at Daytona International Speedway back in February, and the curtains will close with the finale in the Sunshine State with Ford Championship Weekend scheduled Nov. 17-19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where the Monster Energy Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series each will crown champions.

Chad Finchum of Knoxville, Tenn., is excited to be making his seventh NASCAR Xfinity Series start this season for Carl Long's MBM Motorsports driving the Buddy Gregg RVs & Motor Homes No. 40 Toyota Camry in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday, Nov. 18 as part of Ford Championship Weekend.

Heading into Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 23-year-old Finchum's starts for MBM Motorsports this season have come at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, twice at Dover International Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.

"I can't thank Carl Long enough for the opportunities he's given me this year to drive for MBM Motorsports," said Finchum from his Knoxville home while preparing to leave heading to Florida for this weekend's Ford EcoBoost 300. "Carl took a chance on me being a rookie that I would be able to get the job done behind the wheel driving his equipment, and I believe that he and I, along with the whole race team have really formed a good relationship and work together very well. We've had some pretty good runs this season and I'm just very thankful for the races I've gotten to drive for MBM Motorsports.

"I'm also very appreciative to Knoxville-based marketing partners Buddy Gregg RVs & Motor Homes, along with Smithbilt Homes for their support of my racing this season. Them being onboard sponsoring my first NASCAR Xfinity Series racing efforts has been a really special deal." >>Read More

October 7, 2017 - Chad Finchum Competes at Charlotte Motor Speedway
1Charlotte Motor Speedway was the destination for Chad Finchum and the MBM Motorsports on Saturday. The team entered the Drive For The Cure 300 with the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Rain plagued the event. In fact qualifying was rained out, so the the starting grid was determined by points.

As a result Chad started 34th on the grid. Another long rain delay forced the event start time to be pushed back. When the 200 lapper finally went green Finchum immediately began marching forward in the field in his Buddy Gregg RV #40 MBM Motorsports/ Sticky Fingers Chevrolet Camaro.

Early in the event Chad found his way into the Top 25. Unfortunately the bad luck bug found the #40 around the race's midway point. A mechanical failure made the car a handful for the final half of the event, but the team didn't give up. Finchum crossed the finish line in 29th.

"We had a really fast car this weekend, and even though we had the mechanical failure we dug in deep and came away with a strong finish," Finchum said. "I want to thank MBM Motorsports bringing me a great hot rod to the track this weekend. For my first time there I can't complain. I also want to thank Buddy Gregg RV and Sticky Fingers for being a part of the team again again this weekend.

"Last, but not least least thanks to all of the fans, who waited out the rain delay with us and stayed to watch and support the race!"

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September 28, 2017 - Finchum to tackle 'Monster Mile' in NASCAR Xfinity Series with MBM Motorsports
1 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Chad Finchum of Knoxville, Tenn., will be making his fifth NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the 2017 racing season for MBM Motorsports this weekend in the Use Your Melon, Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 30.

The 23-year-old Finchum will chauffeur the Smithbilt Homes, Buddy Gregg RVs & Motor Homes, No. 40 Chevrolet Camaro at the "Monster Mile." Finchum's starts for MBM Motorsports this season have come at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Dover International Speedway, Kentucky Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway.

The thoughts of racing at Dover International Speedway brings a smile to Finchum's face because it's concrete, a surface he's experienced a lot of success racing on. 

Finchum won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Pitt Lite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016, and the "World's Fastest Half-Mile" is - concrete. He captured the Kingsport Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car championship in 2013, and the .375-mile banked track is - concrete. He also added to his resume the Tennessee NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state title in 2013. >>Read More

August 18, 2017 - Finchum Advances to 28th-Place Finish in Food City 300
1MBM Motorsports with Chad Finchum behind the wheel of the team’s Smithbilt Homes #40 entry entered the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday. 

Chad qualified 31st fastest for the NASCAR Xfinity Series event. However, the team found a bad brake hose after qualifying and changed it. Due to making modifications on the Chevrolet Camero Finchum was forced to start at the tail of the field.

In the first segment of the event, Chad advanced to as high as the 24th position before he again began battling brake issues.

He would battle the issues for the remainder of the event before crossing the finish line in the 28th position.

"I'm so proud of my team for all of their efforts and hard work this weekend," Finchum said. "We brought a really good car to the event, but unfortunately we didn't get to see just how good it was because of the brake issues. Thanks to all of my friends and family for coming support me. I can't wait until the next event.

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