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Derek Griffith talks about racing for Sam Hunt Racing

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WFXR) — On Friday night, drivers from NASCAR’s Xfinity Series will race under the lights at the Martinsville Speedway. While the field includes hall of famer Dale Earnhardt Jr., it also includes a relative unknown who is racing for an owner that happens to share the same name as a country musician.
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RACE ADVANCE: Derek Griffith at Martinsville Speedway

Derek Griffith will make his second NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) start with Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) in the Call 811 Before You Dig 250 powered by Call811.com. In 2021, Griffith made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Gateway Motorsports Park. Additionally, he has 10 ARCA Menards Series starts where he collected three top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
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Derek Griffith Set For Xfinity Series Debut At Richmond

(Press release from Souza Media) New Hampshire standout Derek Griffith will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this weekend, April 2, at Richmond Raceway in Virginia. Griffith will sit behind the wheel of the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra for Sam Hunt Racing in his first of multiple starts for the team in 2022.
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RACE ADVANCE: Derek Griffith at Richmond Raceway

Derek Griffith will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) in the Toyota Care 250, his first of multiple starts with SHR in 2022. In 2021, Griffith made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Gateway Motorsports Park. Additionally, he has 10 ARCA Menards Series starts where he collected three top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
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Derek Griffith To Make Xfinity Series Debut At Richmond With Sam Hunt Racing

(Press release from Souza Media) Griffith to Pilot the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra for Multiple Races Including Richmond Raceway, Martinsville Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) announced today that Derek Griffith, a 25-year-old New Hampshire native, will make his NXS debut in the No. 26...
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SpotOn Sponsors Driver Derek Griffith for Late Model Series

SpotOn, the leading software and payments provider, announced today it will be the primary sponsor of Derek Griffith for his Super Late Model races in 2022. The agreement marks the second season that SpotOn, technology partner for Derek’s auto business and tens of thousands of other small businesses, will sponsor Derek Griffith behind the wheel. Derek’s #12 SpotOn Car will premiere at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway on Friday, February 11, 2022, and will race seven times over the next nine nights to open the season.
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Hometown Boy: Derek Griffith To Compete With Xfinity Series At NHMS With Sam Hunt Racing

(Press release from Souza Media) Derek Griffith will continue his growth up the racing ladder in New Hampshire during the 2022 season, set to compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Saturday, July 16. Griffith will drive for rising Xfinity team Sam Hunt Racing behind the wheel of the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra, sponsored by Hudson Speedway in the 200-lap event.
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Hudson's Derek Griffith moving up to Xfinity Series

Hudson’s Derek Griffith is moving up in the racing world. Griffith, 24, will drive the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra in multiple races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season, Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) announced on Wednesday. The Xfinity Series is one step down from NASCAR’s Cup Series, making...
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Super Late Model Star Derek Griffith Joins Sam Hunt Racing in 2022

Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) announced today that Derek Griffith, a 24-year-old New Hampshire native, will pilot the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra for multiple races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2022 starting at Martinsville Speedway on Friday, April 8. Hudson Speedway, the track that Griffith began his career, will partner with Griffith and SHR in various capacities throughout the campaign — including primary sponsorship at Griffith’s home track of New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July.
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Super Late Model Star Derek Griffith Joins Sam Hunt Racing For 2022 On Xfinity Series

(Press release from Sam Hunt Racing) Griffith to Pilot the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra for Multiple Races Including Home Track of New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) announced today that Derek Griffith, a 24-year-old New Hampshire native, will pilot the No. 26 Toyota GR Supra for multiple races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2022 starting at Martinsville Speedway on Friday, April 8. Hudson Speedway, the track that Griffith began his career, will partner with Griffith and SHR in various capacities throughout the campaign — including primary sponsorship at Griffith’s home track of New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July.
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Derek Griffith ready for the Bay State Classic with $10K on the Line

Known as one of the brightest rising stars in New England short-track racing, Derek Griffith is heading to Seekonk Speedway for the big $10,000 to win Bay State Classic with the Pro All Star Series! Set to compete on Wednesday, July 28, against some of the region’s best and multiple Seekonk regulars, Griffith has one goal in mind: taking home the big check. In just a few weeks, he will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports, as the New Hampshire native also has multiple starts in the ARCA Menards Series, is a former PASS National champion and former Seekonk winner! Don’t miss Griffith and the rest of the best in Pro Stock racing right here at Seekonk on July 28 at 6:30PM!
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Derek Griffith: From A VW To Late Model Glory

Derek Griffith has come a long way since beginning his racing career aboard a Volkswagen Golf GTI at New Hampshire’s Hudson Speedway. Volkswagen isn’t a manufacturer race fans generally associate with motorsports in the United States, but when you’re a 12-year-old kid looking to get started, you take what you can get.
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