Joe Graf Jr. | RSS Racing Sonoma Raceway June NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Preview

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After spending the last three seasons with SS GreenLight Racing with Jeff Lefcourt (2020 – 2022), Joe Graf Jr. moved to RSS Racing during the offseason where he’ll spend the majority of the 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series season competing for the Sugar Hill, Ga.-based team. 

In addition to RSS Racing, Graf will also compete in a limited NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule driving the No. 19 Toyota Supra for Joe Gibbs Racing. 

Welcome Back: Joe Graf Jr. and RSS Racing welcome as the primary marketing partner of their No. 38 Ford Mustang for the 14th NASCAR Xfinity Series race of the season. returns as a second-year partner with Graf after supporting the SS GreenLight Racing with Jeff Lefcourt team in the season-finale at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway in November 2022. Sonoma will mark its second foray with Georgia-based RSS Racing. is America’s number one firearms classifieds website, with over 100,000 active listings! Armslist users can browse their local area for amazing face-to-face deals, sell their items in their local area, or shop nationwide from Armslist’s network of over 1300 FFL dealers! was founded in 2007 as a place where like-minded, freedom-loving, pro-Second Amendment Americans could buy, sell and trade firearms, ammo, accessories and more after its founder experienced firsthand how popular marketplace sites on the Internet had begun to shun firearms and firearms-related items. is a simple, easy to use, non-intrusive firearms classifieds website with only a nominal monthly fee. Unlike its competitors, Armslist does not have any sale or listing fees! You can buy, sell and trade as much as you like! is stronger than ever, and we have only our loyal user base and its enthusiasm for freedom, the Second Amendment, and our beloved Constitution to thank! We are excited to continue to provide our users with new and improved ways to safely and effectively exercise their rights in the months and years to come! 

Safety First: Whether you are brand new to firearms or you’ve been around them your entire life, it is always good to brush up on the 4 Cardinal Rules of Gun Safety, and to teach them to others:

1.   Treat all guns as if they are loaded.

2.   Never let the muzzle point at anything you are not willing to destroy.

3.   Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on target and you have made the decision to fire.

4.   Be sure of your target and what is behind it.

For more details, and more gun safety rules to follow, be sure to check out the NSSF’s article on Firearm Safety here.

Thanks For Your Support: With a little more than 39 percent of the 2023 Xfinity Series season complete, Joe Graf Jr. and RSS Racing would like to thank their associate marketing partners: AVOID,Bass Reaper Bait Company,  Bucked Up Energy DrinkCoverSeal, EAT SLEEP RACE Apparel, fgrACCEL, G-Coin®GTECHNIQJACOB Companies, Lefcourt Brothers Racing, Love Motorsports,Model Electronics and ShopRite for their continued support.  

Catch Him On The Dial: Before Joe Graf Jr. straps into his No. 38 Ford Mustang on Saturday, the RSS Racing driver will be featured on “The Frontstretch” on SiriusXM Satellite Radio Channel 90 with host Pat Patterson on Saturday morning, June 10, 2023, at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET. 

Graf will also spotlight a commercial featuring GTECHNIQ in several spots throughout the weekend, including the full four-hour program on Sunday, June 11, 2023.  

Joe Graf Jr. Xfinity Series Sonoma Raceway Stats: Saturday afternoon’s inaugural DoorDash 250 will mark Graf’s first start at the famed 2.520-mile course. 

Joe Graf Jr. Xfinity Series Career Road Course Stats: At tracks classified as a road course, Graf has competed in 12 NASCAR Xfinity Series races. He holds an average starting position of 29.3 and an average result of 26.3.

Portland International Raceway | Pacific Automation 147 Race Recap: In the most recent NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Portland International Raceway, Joe Graf Jr. and the RSS Racing team attempted to conquer their second road course of the 2023 season. 

After a mediocre practice result, Graf successfully qualified for the race on his qualifying time for the second consecutive season, lining up his No. 38 Ford Mustang 33rd on the starting grid. 

An unapproved adjustment by NASCAR sent the former ARCA Menards Series winner to the rear of the field for the start of the race, however, throughout the race, Graf methodically maneuvered forward and even recovered from a Stage 1 spin to finish a respectable 23rd in the trails of Oregon. 

Sneaker Mania: Along with the adrenaline of the Motorsports competition, Joe Graf Jr. also has a vogue for hype sneakers. In his current collection, he owns and wears at least 90 limited edition sneakers – and his collection continues to grow monthly. 

The current estimated value of his collection tops $100,000.

From the Pit Box: Industry veteran Steve Addington is Joe Graf Jr.’s crew chief. 

He will be crew chief for his 277th NASCAR Xfinity Series race as crew chief on Saturday and his first on the 12-turn road course.

In his previous 276 NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, he has collected 11 wins, 10 poles, 68 top-five and 118 top-10 finishes. 

Hello From The Other Side: Graf Jr. has three teammates at RSS Racing. 

Veteran Ryan Sieg will drive the No. 39 Ford Mustang, Cup invader Aric Almirola will attempt his second Xfinity Series race of the season aboard the No. 28 RSS Racing Ford Mustang, while Canadian standout Alex Labbe will drive the No. 29 RSS Racing Ford Mustang.  

Ryan Sieg is set to make his 315th career Xfinity Series start overall and first at Sonoma. 

Alex Labbe is set to make his 145th career Xfinity Series start overall and first at Sonoma.

Aric Almirola will join the team in a one-race deal, piloting the No. 28 Ford Mustang for his 104th career Xfinity start but first at Sonoma.

fgrACCEL in collaboration with RSS Racing 

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