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August 8, 2020 - Gear Failure Ends Finchum's Day Early at Road America
1Plymouth, Wisconsin (08/08/20) - Chad Finchum rolled into the sprawling Road America on Saturday to compete in the Henry 180 in his Smithbilt Homes No. 13 CrashClaimsR.us Toyota.

Early in the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at the 4.048-mile, road course Finchum advanced several spots. Unfortunately, during a Stage 1 restart, he lost third gear, which ultimately forced him to retire from the event.

"We were really looking forward to Road America. Even though we didn't have the best starting position, we passed 10 or 11 cars early in the first Stage. I felt like we had a pretty good piece, until there was a caution and we lost third gear on the restart," Finchum said. "We were forfeiting a lot of speed without the gear, so we decided to call it a day.

"Now I'm looking forward to heading to the Daytona Roval for the first time, and then a doubleheader at Dover after that." >>READ MORE

July 25, 2020 - Chad Finchum Registers 29th-Place Finish at Kansas
1 Kansas City, Kansas (07/25/20) - NASCAR Xfinity Series competition found Chad Finchum competing on Saturday at Kansas Speedway in his Smithbilt Homes No. 13 CrashClaimsR.us Toyota.

After taking the green flag in the 175-lap Kansas Lottery 250 from the 31st-starting spot, Finchum raced around mid-pack for much of the event before ultimately registering a 29th-place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the events are available at www.NASCAR.com.


July 18, 2020 - Finchum Finishes 24th at Texas Motor Speedway
1Justin, Texas (07/18/20) - The reboot of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season continued on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway, where Chad Finchum entered the My Bariatric Solutions 300 in his Smithbilt Homes No. 13 CrashClaimsR.us Toyota.

Starting 29th on the grid at the 1.5-mile oval on a steamy Saturday afternoon

"We fought some uphill battles today. We started a little free and made some adjustments before battling ignition box issues late in Stage 1. We went a lap down but we overcame that to get back on the lead lap. We ran in the Top-20 for most of the day before having a right front, sway bar problem late that cost us a few spots. We crossed the line in 25th, but the winner got DQ's in post-race tech so we were moved up to 24th in the final rundown.

"I'm looking forward to Kansas next week. I had a really good run at Kansas a few years, tying my career-best finish in NASCAR Xfinity Series, so I'm hoping we can back that up next weekend.

July 10, 2020 - Up-And-Down Pair of Outings in Kentucky for Chad Finchum
1Sparta, Kentucky (07/10/20) - Chad Finchum traveled to the Bluegrass State on Thursday and Friday for a pair of NASCAR Xfinity Series at Kentucky Speedway.

Chad started the doubleheader on Thursday evening by piloting his MBM Motorsports No. 13 Toyota from the 32nd-starting spot to a 16th-place finish in the Shady Rays 200 at the 1.5-mile, asphalt oval.

He returned on Friday evening with hopes of an even better run, but unfortunately electrical issues sidelined him early in the Alsco 300. He was credited with a 33rd-place finish.

"It was an up-and-down weekend for us in Kentucky. We had to battle through some issues on Thursday evening, but we had a great car and were able to finish 16th. On Friday night, electrical problems bit us, and ended our night early," Finchum shared. "Despite our ups-and-downs this weekend it was an honor to have Rick Rose on the car. He was a very special friend to our team, who recently passed away, and to be able to take him around Kentucky one more time meant a lot."

July 4, 2020 - Finchum Finishes 27th on July 4 at The Brickyard
1Indianapolis, Indiana (07/04/20) - Chad Finchum celebrated America's birthday on Saturday by going into battle with the NASCAR Xfinity Series at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Starting 37th on the grid for the Pennzoil 150 at The Brickyard in the D.C.R. Gaz Bar No. 66 MBM Motorsports Toyota, Chad navigated his way to a 27th-place finish.

"We had a pretty solid outing on the Road Course at The Brickyard. We had a new look on our No. 66, and we were able to drive it forward to a 27th-place finish," Finchum shared. "Next week, we're looking forward to heading to Kentucky Speedway, where I'll be back in the No. 13 Toyota."

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

June 28, 2020 - Accident Ends Chad Finchum's Day Early at Pocono
1Long Pond, Pennsylvania (06/28/20) - Chad Finchum concluded a busy month of June with a trip to Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway on Saturday. He took his MBM Motorsports entry into battle in the Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons with the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Finchum started in the 27th position in his No. 13 entry, but unfortunately his outing came to an early end on lap 73 after being involved in an accident at the 2.5-mile tri-oval.

Chad was ultimately credited with a 26th-place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

June 20, 2020 - Finchum Shows Speed at Talladega Super Speedway
1Talladega, Alabama (06/20/20) - Chad Finchum invaded the 2.5-mile confines of Talladega Super Speedway on Saturday as the NASCAR Xfinity Series sanctioned the Unhinged 300.

Despite starting 30th on the grid in his Mohawk Market No. 13 MBM Motorsports / Smithbilt Homes/ Toyota Chad quickly worked his way to as high as the eighth position before adversity late in the race relegated him to a 22nd-place finish.

"What a day we had at Talladega Super Speedway. We started 30th and worked our way up into the eight position and was inside the Top 12-15 all day long before one oopsie on pit road on my part cost us track position. However, we rebounded from that nicelay and was looking to have a solid day. Unfortuantely, we got caught up in a late wreck with about 10 laps to go and ended up finishing 22nd," Finchum recollected. "I'm very proud of all my guys at MBM Motorsports for all they do for me and thankful for the opportunity from our great partnerhship with Mohawk Market. Next up Pocono!"

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

June 14, 2020 - Ups and Downs Highlight Finchum's Miami-Homestead Weekend
1Homestead, Florida (06/14/20) - Chad Finchum traveled to the Sunshine State over the weekend for a double bill of racing action with the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The pilot of the MBM Motorsports/ CrashClaimsR.US No. 13 Smithbilt Homes/ Toyota experienced a range of highs and lows during the Saturday to Sunday affair.

The first round of the doubleheader came to life on Saturday with the Hooters 250. Starting 19th in the field, Finchum had a fast car from the drop of the green flag. However, difficulties reared their ugly head after Stage One, when he lost power steering.

Despite not having power steering Finchum wrestled his No. 13 inside the Top 25 until an electrical issue struck with just three laps to go, which forced him to retire. Chad was credited with a 30th-place finish.

On Sunday, the team would fair much better. After starting 30th on the grid in the Contender Boats 250, Finchum made gains all day and ultimately crossed the finish line in the 21st position. >>READ MORE

June 6, 2020 - Mechanical Issues Sideline Finchum Early at Atlanta
1Hampton, Georgia (06/06/20) - Saturday was a rough outing for Chad Finchum in his MBM Motorsports/ Carter's Royal Dispose All No. 13 Smithbilt Homes/ Ultra Commercial/ Apple Barn Toyota.

Mechanical issues early in the Echo Park 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway knocked the Tennessee racer out of the NASCAR Xfinity Series event.

"We had a good starting spot for the event in the 18th position, but right off the start of the race we had an issue and ended up falling back quickly. Ultimately, we ended up in the garage and out of the race early," Finchum said. "We had a right-front suspension that couldn't be overcome, but we are so thankful for all of our partners that were on board, including Carter's Royal Dispose All, Smithbilt Homes, Ultra Commercial, and Apple Barn. We will be back strong at Miami next weekend."

Retiring early, Chad was credited with a 34th-place finish.

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

June 1, 2020 - Electrical Fire Hampers Chad Finchum at Bristol Motor Speedway
1Bristol, Tennessee (06/01/20) - Monday evening took Chad to his favorite track on the NASCAR Xfinity Series circuit with a trip to Tennessee's Bristol Motor Speedway.

Chad drew the 17th starting spot at the 1/2-mile oval in his MBM Motorsports/ No. 13 Smithbilt Homes/ Toyota Knoxville/ Apple Barn Toyota.

He raced as high as the ninth position before a small fire on the dash forced him pitside. After repairs he rejoined the field and ultimately finished 24th.

"It was an interesting day at Bristol. We drew the 17th-starting spot. We were really good in the race battling between ninth and 15th, until we had an electrical fire under the dash during Stage 2," Finchum shared. "We had to spend some time on pit road with the team rewiring some things under the dash. After that our day was pretty much over. We got back out there and salvaged a 24th."


May 25, 2020 - Chad Finchum Finishes 22nd at Charlotte Motor Speedway
1Concord, North Carolina (05/25/20) - Entering his second NASCAR Xfinity Series race of the week, Chad Finchum raced to 22nd-place finish on Monday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

With the 13th-fastest time in qualifications in his MBM Motorsports / CrashClaimsR.us No. 13 RedSixRaceGear Toyota, Chad started 13th in the Alsco 300.

The Tennessee racer went on to record a 22nd-place finish in the event at the 1.5-mile oval.

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

May 21, 2020 - Chad Finchum Returns to the Driver's Seat at Darlington Raceway
1Darlington, South Carolina (03/07/20) - After more than two months out of the driver's seat due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Chad Finchum finally was able to return to the driver's seat on Thursday evening at Darlington Raceway in NASCAR Xfinity Series competition.

Chad started 24th on the grid for the Toyota 200 in his MBM Motorsports No. 13 Great Southern Homes Toyota and ran in the Top 20 for much of the event at the track, known as "The Lady in Black."

Unfortunately, mechanical woes struck late in the race, which caused Finchum to slip a few spots. He ultimately crossed the finish line in the 24th position.

"We had a car that was capable of a Top-15 finish until the final 20 laps or so. It seemed like something was going away in the right rear, and it made the car almost undriveable," Finchum said. "However, for this to be the first time I've been in a car in over two months, and for us to be so fast, I was really happy. Our 24th-place finish allowed us to move up in the points as well."

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

March 7, 2020 - Chad Finchum Ends Western Swing at Phoenix Raceway
1Avondale, Arizona (03/07/20) - Saturday found Chad Finchum wrapping up three weeks of NASCAR Xfinity Series on the West Coast with the LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway.

Starting 31st on the grid for the 200-lap affair at the 1-mile oval in his MBM Motorsports/Smithbilt Homes No. 13 Garrison Homes/ Toyota, Chad went on to advance to a 24th-place finish.

"We started the weekend in practice by trying some different things on the cars to get good on the long runs. We came here on a different tire, and our previous notes just didn't work, so we had to do our homework and try some new things," Finchum shared. "We had a very hard-fought race day, and I'm proud to say we crossed the finish line in 24th.

"We also gained another spot in points, so we are up to 19th, which is something else we're very proud to have achieved. I'm proud of this team, and now we're all ready to finally head back home. We'll see everyone at Atlanta next weekend."

Full results from the event are available at www.NASCAR.com.

February 29, 2020 - Chad Finchum Continues Momentum With Top 20 in Cali
1Fontana, California (02/29/20) - Chad Finchum continued his momentum to start the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season on Saturday by racing to another Top-20 finish. His latest fast performance came at Auto Club Speedway during the Production Club 300.

Chad hit the ground running by qualifying 27th fastest on the grid in his MBM Motorsports No. 13 Garrison Homes/ Toyota.

He then went on to race in the front half for much of the 150-lap affair before crossing the finish line in the 20th position.

"We were very fast off the trailer, which put us 17th on the board in the first practice. We were so good that we didn't even go out for the second practice because we wanted to save the car. We had a good car here last year, but a mechanical failure knocked us out," Finchum shared. "This year we were able to put everything together and come away with a 20th-place finish. I couldn't be more pleased with how this year is starting for our team, and I can't wait until Phoenix next week."

February 23, 2020 - Chad Finchum Races to 21st-Place Finish at LVMS
1Las Vegas, Nevada (02/23/20) - Chad Finchum made the long trek to Las Vegas Motor Speedway over the weekend for the second round of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season.

The 1.5-mile oval played host to the Boyd Gaming 300. With rain washing away qualifying, the starting grid was set by owner's points. As a result, Finchum was positioned 34th on the starting grid for the 200-lap affair in his MBM Motorsports No. 13 Garrison Homes/ Toyota.

On Saturday the event continued to be sporadicallly plagued by rain before showers finally set in for good on lap 50, forcing the remainder of the event to be postponed until Sunday evening. At the time of the rain delay Chad sat in the 24th position.

During the remainder of the event he charged to a 21st-place finish.

"It was a long two day sin Las Vegas, but we ended up finishing in 21st with no damage. The car got better and better all day long, and I can't thank my crew at MBM Motorsports enough for preparing this No. 13 machine," Finchum said. "I'm excited to head to Fontana, California next weekend and pick up where we left off."

February 19, 2020 - Chad Finchum Daytona 500 Shirts Available
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February 15, 2020 - Chad Finchum Finishes 20th in Xfinity Action at Daytona
1 Daytona Beach, Florida (02/15/20) Chad Finchum officially kicked off the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season on Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway (Daytona Beach, Florida).

Finchum qualiied 33rd fastest for the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 in his Garrison Homes No. 13 Toyota of Knoxville Toyota at the 2.5-mile oval.

Chad enjoyed a great outing as he raced to a 20th-place finish in the 120-lap affair. Finchum last ran the season opener at Daytona International Speedway in 2018. His finish this year was eight spots better than it was in his previous start.

"We had a car that ran in the Top 10-15 all day long, but we just got caught up in a late-race, pit road penalty that sat us back. Despite all of that we still had a great weekend, and I'm proud of th effort that our team put in," Finchum said. >>READ MORE

February 13, 2020 - Chad Finchum Falls Short of Qualifying for the Daytona 500
1 Daytona Beach, Florida (02/15/20) On Thursday Chad Finchum looked to race his way into the starting grid for the 2020 edition of the Daytona 500 in NASCAR Cup Series action at Daytona International Speedway (Daytona Beach, Florida).

Finchum started 21st on the grid for Duel 1 in his MBM Motorsports/ Garrison Homes/ Alston Construction No. 49 Toyota of Knoxville Toyota.

Unfortunately, he would only be able to manage a 20th-place finish, which left him short of qualifying for the Daytona 500.

Full results from the prelim are available at www.NASCAR.com.

January 25, 2020 - Chad Finchum Excited For '20 Daytona 500 Run
1 The former Kingsport Speedway track champion recently announced he will be driving the No. 49 MBM Motorsports Toyota in an attempt to qualify for the upcoming Daytona 500. The 25-year-old Knoxville driver explained how it all came together.

“I’ve been driving for Carl (Long) and MBM Motorsports since 2017,” Finchum said. “I made my Cup debut at the Bristol spring race in 2018 and we thought we were going to do more Cup races that year. Nothing ever materialized so I ran the Xfinity Series in 2019. >>READ MORE


November 16, 2019 - Engine Issues Sideline Chad Finchum Early in 2019 Finale
1Homestead, Florida (11/16/19) - Chad Finchum was hoping to end the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series on a high note on Saturday evening at Miami-Homestead Speedway. Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be as engine woes sidelined the driver of the MBM Motorsports No. 61 Amana Brand Heating & Air No. 13 Smithbilt Homes/ Toyota Supra on lap 53 of the 200-lap affair.

"Just disappointed that's all I can say. We qualified 29th on the grid, and we were moving through the field early in the race. I really think we had a shot at a Top-15 run, but the engine let go of us just after lap 50," Finchum said. "Obviously it wasn't the way we wanted to end the year, but I'm still proud of the effor that this team gave all season. I also want to say a very special thank you to each-and-every sponsor who supported this team in 2019. We're already getting geared up for 2020." >>READ MORE