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  • • NASCAR: More details revealed about newest Cup team
    Many details about the new NASCAR Cup Series team involving B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft have been revealed, although the driver has not yet been named. On Friday, the new NASCAR Cup Series team listed as “B.J. McLeod Motorsports with Matt Tifft and Joe Falk” officially solidified several details about their organization as they prepare […] NASCAR: More details revealed about newes...2020
  • • Matt Tifft, B.J. McLeod discuss formation of Live Fast Motorsports
    Live Fast Motorsports announced that it will be competing full-time in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season as part of a strategic alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing and operate the No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford Mustang.  Co-owners B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft were part of a NASCAR Zoom call to discuss their new organization. MATT […]...2020
  • • Live Fast Motorsports becomes 3rd new NASCAR team for 2021
    NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 - bringing the total to three new ownership groups in the Cup Series - with the formation of Live Fast Motorsports. The team formally announced Friday is owned by drivers Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod. McLeod will drive the No. 78 Ford next season....2020
  • • Live Fast Motorsports, new team formed by Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod, will field No. 78
    The new Live Fast Motorsports team being formed by B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft will field a No. 78 Ford in the NASCAR Cup Series. McLeod will drive....2020
  • • Tifft, McLeod announce Live Fast Motorsports No. 78 Ford, Stewart-Haas Racing alliance
    When racing runs deep in a driver’s blood, there’s only one way to live — fast. That’s the mentality Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod are looking to bring to their newly announced NASCAR Cup Series entry in the No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford Mustang, unveiled Friday by the pair. The two drivers have each […]...2020
  • Matt Tifft, BJ McLeod team named Live Fast Motorsports, will run #78 Ford
    • Matt Tifft, BJ McLeod team named Live Fast Motorsports, will run #78 Ford
    Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod are thrilled to announce the formation of Live Fast Motorsports. The #78 Ford Mustang will compete on a full-time basis in the 2021 season and beyond. B.J. McLeod will pilot the #78 Mustang under the charter that Tifft and McLeod obtained in 2020, alongside Joe Falk. Live Fast Motorsports has […]...2020
  • Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team
    • Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team
    In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long weekend of racing at Texas Motor Speedway that saw Kyle Busch score his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, 77 hours after the green flag was thrown. Why was this an emotional win for Busch, who now has at least one … The post Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team appeared fir...2020
  • • Matt Tifft & B.J. McLeod buy charter from Go Fas Racing
    Matt Tifft and B.J. McLeod announced Friday morning that they have obtained Archie St. Hilare’s ownership interest of Circle Sports Racing’s Charter. The pair will operate the charter with Joe Falk. McLeod has run the #78 in Cup on a limited basis this season. Additional plans will be announced later. Huge news! We‘re going @nascar […]...2020
  • • Matt Tifft, BJ McLeod Operating Cup Charter in 2021
    BJ McLeod and Matt Tifft are teaming up to form a race team in the NASCAR Cup Series. The duo announced Oct. 23 they have acquired a charter from Go FAS Racing, which announced it will scale back to a part-time operation in 2020. McLeod and Tifft will partner with Joe Falk, who had partial … The post Matt Tifft, BJ McLeod Operating Cup Charter in 2021 appeared first on Frontstretch....2020
  • • Matt Tifft undergoing additional tests
    Matt Tifft posted a video to Twitter Wednesday morning that he was heading to Ohio for testing to try to determine the cause of seizures he has suffered in the past. Tifft was forcedto step away from racing this year to focus on his health. He talked to NBC Sports’ Dustin Long in February about how […]...2020

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Matt Tifft injury and suspension

  • • Brett Moffitt Lands NCWTS Ride for Daytona and Atlanta
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  After the closure of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the 2015 season, MWR development driver, Brett Moffitt, was left without a ride. Moffitt spent most of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season filling in for Matt Tifft who had under-gone surgery for a brain tumor. In this substitute role in the Red Horse Racing No. 11 Toyota Tundra, Moffitt scored...2017
  • • Matt Tifft shares before and after photos of brain following surgery
    Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Tifft has made a remarkable recovery from surgery last July...2017
  • • After brain tumor, Tifft has full-time ride with JGR in '17
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Matt Tifft has gone from uncertainty about his NASCAR future this summer while recovering from surgery for a brain tumor to a full-time ride next season in the Xfinity Series....2016
  • • Matt Tifft feel-good story gets happy update: full-time Xfinity ride for 2017
    2016
  • • Results for first XFINITY Series Chase race at Kentucky Speedway
    Elliott Sadler won the first race in the inaugural XFINITY Series Chase on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.Daniel Suarez finished second, with Ryan Blaney, Sam Hornish Jr. and Matt Tifft, who only recently returned to the track after underoing brain surgery, rounding out the top five.Check out the complete results for Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 by clicking here....2016
  • • Matt Tifft talks about brain surgery, return to racing
    Matt Tifft sits down with Andrew Doud to describe his recovery from brain surgery and what it took to get back behind the wheel in the Camping World Truck Series....2016
  • • Matt Tifft Returns to Racing after Brain Surgery
    Matt Tifft sits down with Andrew Doud to describe his recovery from brain surgery and what it took to get back behind the wheel in the Camping World Truck Series....2016
  • • Matt Tifft makes impressive return to racing following brain surgery
    Tifft posted a solid result in Friday night's Truck Series event in his first race back....2016
  • • Matt Tifft returns to racing 11 weeks after brain surgery
    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Matt Tifft will be racing again this weekend following surgery to remove a brain tumor in June....2016
  • • Matt Tifft to make NASCAR return at Chicagoland following brain surgery
    The promising 20-year old Hinckley, OH native has been out since June after an emergency procedure.Red Horse Racing announced today that Matt Tifft will be returning to the Camping World Truck Series when it moves to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend. He will be behind the wheel of the No. 11 Brai......2016

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  • • JGR signs Matt Tifft to full-time XFINITY Series contract
    Matt Tifft will drive full-time for JGR in the XFINITY Series in 2017....2016

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  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Justin Allgaier scores second-straight road-course win
    Justin Allgaier is a four-time winner in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2018 since winning the Johnsonville 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., on Saturday. His latest win also was his second-consecutive Xfinity Series road-course win, as he won at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington two weeks ago. “This team is incredible; they never give up,” Allgaier said. I never would have thought th...2018
  • • Jeremy Clements scores first career Xfinity win at Road America
    Jeremy Clements won the Johnsonville 180 after an accident with race leader Matt Tifft coming to the white flag....2017

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  • • Jeremy Clements: ‘The Little Team That Could’
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer They say there can be miracles if you believe, and that is exactly what happened for Jeremy Clements and his family-owned Jeremy Clements Racing (JCR) at Road America. With the freshest tires, Clements sliced through the field in the final laps in route to his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory. Clements spent the final laps in his No. 51 RepairableVehicles.co...2017
  • • Armstrong to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing at Iowa
    Dakoda Armstrong will have the opportunity of a lifetime in Saturday night’s U.S. Cellar 250 XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway. The 25-year-old New Castle, Indiana native will drive the No.18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing subbing for Matt Tifft, who is recovering from brain surgery. “I am very excited for this opportunity to race with Joe Gibbs Racing. I want to thank Matt Tifft and his fam...2016
  • • Substitute Teacher Hornish Wins as Substitute Driver
    Substituting is becoming a familiar role for Sam Hornish, Jr. Since his Sprint Cup career seemingly ended last year, he’s become a substitute teacher in his home state of Ohio. Today at Iowa Speedway, he stepped into the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to substitute for the injured Matt Tifft, and took home his fourth career NASCAR XFINITY Series win. Hornish led 183 of 250 laps at Iowa before maki...2016
  • • Super sub Sam Hornish Jr. wins XFINITY race at Iowa Speedway
    Sam Hornish Jr. jumped at the chance to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in Sunday's American Ethanol E15 250.And why not? Hornish hadn't raced in 210 days and was working as a substitute teacher when the call came to sub for regular driver Matt Tifft, who had to miss the race because of a back injury.All Hornish did on Father's Day was lead 183 laps of 250 laps in the No. 18 JGR Toyota to go to Victory...2016

Top Matt Tifft news

  • • Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Tifft out of hospital after brain surgery
    Great news for Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Tifft after successful brain surgery....2016
  • • XFINITY Series driver Matt Tifft to undergo brain surgery
    Joe Gibbs Racing says XFINITY Series driver Matt Tifft will undergo surgery for removal of a low-grade glioma in the brain....2016
  • • NASCAR's Matt Tifft tweets video from hospital bed after brain surgery
    Matt Tifft has Tweeted a video from his hospital bed following his brain surgery....2016
  • • NASCAR driver Matt Tifft will have brain surgery today
    Matt Tifft undergoes surgery to remove a low-grade glioma in the brain on Friday....2016
  • • NASCAR: Matt Tifft had another seizure in December
    Matt Tifft revealed that he had another seizure in December following the one that ended his rookie NASCAR Cup Series season in October. Matt Tifft’s rookie NASCAR Cup Series season was cut short by four races after he suffered a seizure leading up to the round of 8 playoff race at Martinsville Speedway in late […] NASCAR: Matt Tifft had another seizure in December - Beyond the Flag - ...2020
  • • Matt Tifft shares before and after photos of brain following surgery
    2017
  • • Matt Tifft learns there are no guarantees in racing -- or in life
    Tifft thrilled to be in a full-time XFINITY ride for Joe Gibbs Racing after brain tumor....2017
  • • NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Matt Tifft to have surgery to remove brain tumor
    2016
  • • JGR signs Matt Tifft to full-time XFINITY Series contract
    2016
  • • NASCAR: John Hunter Nemechek to drive for Front Row Motorsports in 2020
    Front Row Motorsports have confirmed that John Hunter Nemechek is set to join the team as a rookie for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. After Matt Tifft had a seizure at Martinsville Speedway in late October and was replaced by Matt Crafton in the NASCAR Cup Series race at the track that weekend, John […] NASCAR: John Hunter Nemechek to drive for Front Row Motorsports in 2020 - Beyond the ...2019
  • • NASCAR Xfinity driver Matt Tifft recovering after surgery to remove brain tumor
    2016
  • • XFINITY: Best Father’s Day Ever for Sam Hornish Jr, Winner at Iowa Speedway
    Newton, Iowa – It was quite the return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Sam Hornish Jr, who dominated the American Ethanol E15 250 Presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway. Hornish qualified third and led a race-high 183 of 250 laps in the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. The victory was the fourth of Hornish’s career and his second at the 7/8-mile track known as “The Fastest Short Track on the Pla...2016
  • • After brain tumor, Tifft has full-time ride with JGR in '17
    2016
  • • Wild finish denies victory to David Ragan, brain surgery patient Matt Tifft
    2016

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  • • NASCAR: Matt Tifft had another seizure in December
    2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Front Row Motorsports reveals crew chief lineup
    On Wednesday, Front Row Motorsports revealed its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series crew-chief lineup for 2019, announcing that Drew Blickensderfer will be the crew chief on the No. 34 Ford team of Michael McDowell, and Mike Kelley will be the crew chief for Matt Tifft on the No. 36 team. Derrick Finley, who was crew chief on the No. 34 team last year, remains with FRM, moving to the position Techni...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Front Row Motorsports makes move
    A part of Front Row Motorsports’ preparation for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was a move to a new race shop. The team relocated from Statesville, N.C., to a shop 18 miles away at Meadow Hill Circle in Mooresville, N.C., that used to house MDM Motorsports. FRM has expanded from a two-car to a three-car team, adding Matt Tifft to the driver lineup that includes David Ragan and Mi...2019
  • • Matt Tifft to drive third Front Row Motorsports car in 2019
    Front Row Motorsports is expending to three teams for the 2019 season. Matt Tifft has joined the organization and will drive the No. 36 Ford Mustang starting with the season opening Daytona 500 in February. Tifft, 22, will run his rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series joining FRM who also fields cars […]...2018
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: ISM Raceway entry list
    The 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is winding down, as Saturday’s Whelen 200 at ISM (formerly Phoenix International) Raceway is the second-to-last race of the season. After the race, the identity of the four drivers to vie for the 2018 Xfinity Series championship next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be known. Cole Custer is the only driver who heads into the ISM race weekend with his a...2018
  • • Nemechek drives away from Hemric for first Xfinity win
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek drove away from championship contender Daniel Hemric late in the race Saturday to earn his first Xfinity Series victory in a race that gave the playoffs a big shakeup. An opening-lap crash involving four playoff drivers ultimately knocked Christopher Bell, Justin Allgaier and Austin Cindric from the race. Cole Custer lost his power steering and was for...2018
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: eight drivers advance to round two of playoffs
    Saturday’s Bar Harbor 200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway was the third race of the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs, making it the elimination race of the first round. As a result, four drivers were eliminated, while eight others keep their championship chances going. Christopher Bell was the race winner at Dover. He was the only driver to advance to playoff round two through race wins ...2018
  • • Bell Bolts To Xfinity Win
    RacinToday.com Christopher Bell captured Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs race at Richmond International Raceway. In a race that featured Dale Earnhardt Jr. leading the most laps in his only scheduled race of 2018, Bell surged past leader Matt Tifft after a restart on Lap 237 of 250 and pulled away to beat Ross Chastain to the finish [...]...2018
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Justin Allgaier scores second-straight road-course win
    2018
  • • Justin Allgaier wins Xfinity Series event at Road America, Johnsonville 180 results
    The victory in the Johnsville 180 at Road America went to Justin Allgaier in the No. 7. Bill Elliott, who was competing in his final NASCAR event, finished the race 20th after starting 23rd. Johnsville 180 Results from Road America Juston Allgaier Matt Tifft Daniel Hemruc Cole Custer Elliott Sadler Justin Mark’s Ross Chastain James […]...2018

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