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Matt Tifft

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing-19-NXS
Age / DOB:  (21) / 6/26/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'1 / 165

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Matt Tifft (No. 19 MotoRad Toyota) finished ninth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.
He started 14th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Since this was the elimination race for the Chase Round of 12, only the top eight in the 2017 NXS Championship standings move on to the Chase Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway. Tifft is ranked eighth after this event and will continue competing for the series title. Oct 9 - 12:11 PM

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Richard Childress Racing has signed Matt Tifft to a multi-year agreement to join RCR's NASCAR XFINITY Series driver lineup. Tifft will pilot the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro beginning in 2018 and will compete for the 2018 driver championship.

The 21-year-old driver is currently a contender in the XFINITY Series Playoffs in his rookie season. The native of Hinckley, OH has made 70 starts across NASCAR's top three national touring series dating back to 2013, including 39 in the XFINITY Series. His racing background includes dirt late model and super late model racing on dirt tracks in Ohio and Michigan. His asphalt racing experience includes 26 starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and 25 starts in the ARCA Racing Series. Tifft was awarded Rookie of the Year honors in the ARCA Racing Midwest Tour.-RCR
Oct 5 - 3:44 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Comcast NBC Universal Salute to Service Toyota) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200 at Dover (DE) Int’l Speedway.

He started 23rd in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Tifft entered all 28 NXS races so far this season and is seventh in the 2017 driver point standings after this event.
Oct 3 - 7:38 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 VstMyrtleBch.com/RnJnShp/SrfceSnscrn Toyota) finished ninth in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

He started ninth in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Tifft entered all 27 NXS races so far this season and is seventh in the 2017 driver point standings after this event.
Sep 26 - 3:19 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Toyota) led the first practice session for the XFINITY Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.

The lap of 180.427 mph was the best of the 36 cars completing laps in this session. Matt Tifft (No. 19 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Toyota made up the rest of the top-five on the speed chart. The No. 74 Dodge, driven by Mike Harmon, was the slowest.
Sep 22 - 5:38 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 TMNT Lone Rat & Cub/ABTA Toyota Camry) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) regular season-ending TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started seventh in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Only the top 12 in the points will continue competing in the Chase for the 2017 NXS Championship after this race. Tifft is 10th in the standings with 2,004 re-seeded points heading into the playoffs' Round of 12.
Sep 18 - 3:17 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Tunity Toyota) finished 13th in Friday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond (VA) Raceway.

He started 13th in the lineup and completed 249 of the 250 laps run. Tifft entered all 25 NXS races so far this season and is seventh in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Sep 10 - 12:39 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Ron Jon Surf Shop Toyota) was credited with a 40th place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.

He started 14th on the grid but got into the wall on the first lap of the race. The No. 19 was unable to continue and he was done for the day. Tifft, who entered all 24 NXS races so far this season, remains seventh in the 2017 championship standings after this event.
Sep 3 - 12:52 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Dragon Alliance Toyota) finished third in Sunday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Johnsonville 180 at Road America.

He started 13th in the lineup, led six laps and completed all laps of the 45 laps run. Tifft, who entered all 23 NXS races so far this season, is seventh in the 2017 NXS driver championship standings after this event.
Aug 28 - 11:35 PM

MDM Motorsports welcomes NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) star Matt Tifft to the team for the ARCA Racing Series (ARS) Road America 100 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.

In addition to driving his regular Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota Camry in the XFINITY Series Johnsonville 180 at Road America on Sunday, he will make his second ARS start with MDM Motorsports this weekend driving the No. 28 Dragon Alliance Toyota.-MDM
Aug 25 - 11:43 AM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 MSC Toyota) finished 17th in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Food City 300 at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.

He started 15th in the lineup and completed 298 of the 300 laps run. Tifft entered all of the 22 NXS races so far this season and is seventh in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Aug 19 - 3:11 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Akron Community Foundation/Acquire Investment Toyota) finished third in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Mid-Ohio Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

He started fifth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 75 laps run. Tifft, who entered all 21 NXS races so far this season, is seventh in the 2017 NXS driver championship standings after this event.
Aug 15 - 10:34 AM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Surface/Fanatics Toyota Camry) finished 13th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen (NY) Int'l.

He started 19th in the lineup and completed all of the 82 laps run. Tifft, who entered all 20 NXS races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Aug 7 - 11:48 AM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Surface/Fanatics Toyota) finished 19th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA.

He started 10th in the lineup and completed 253 of the 254 laps run. Tifft, who entered all 19 NXS races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Aug 1 - 3:01 PM

Matt Tifft (No. 19 Surface/Fanatics Toyota) finished 11th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Overton's 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH.

He started fourth in the lineup and completed 199 of the 200 laps run. Tifft, who entered all 17 NXS races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Jul 18 - 2:29 PM