Indy ORP: Marc Miller preview

For the second week in a row, NASCAR rookie Chase Miller will climb behind the wheel of the No. 9 Ragu Dodge Charger. The native of Canton, Ga. claims that running in consecutive races is not only a privilege but helps him gain valuable seat...

For the second week in a row, NASCAR rookie Chase Miller will climb behind the wheel of the No. 9 Ragu Dodge Charger.

The native of Canton, Ga. claims that running in consecutive races is not only a privilege but helps him gain valuable seat time.

"Most drivers get the advantage of being in the car week after week," Miller explained. "It's a little different for me. Since I'm not running a full schedule it's a bit of a challenge to jump back in the car after being out of it for a few weeks. But this week is different and I'm excited to be in the car for two weeks in a row. That kind of seat time helps me keep focused and hopefully the team can carry our good momentum into IRP."

Miller and the Ultimate Chargers team are coming off its best finish at Gateway. The team finished 13th, marking Miller's fifth top-15 of the year.

In 2008, Miller has competed in eight Nationwide Series events. His best finish of eighth came at Darlington Raceway.

CHASE MILLER:

"We took what we learned from Gateway last week back to the shop to help get things ready for IRP. The guys have been doing an awesome job at the track and at the shop. Each week we unload fast cars and that helps keep us a step ahead. This team is capable of getting top-10s every weekend and that is something we hope to do this week.

"IRP is a pretty unique track. It's a short track with multiple grooves so that makes it a driver friendly track. I've raced there in the ARCA Series before and that means it won't be completely new to me. It almost seems like a Martinsville type track but the corners are a little longer and they aren't as tight.

"Most drivers get the advantage of being in the car week after week. It's a little different for me. Since I'm not running a full schedule it's a bit of a challenge to jump back in the car after being out of it for a few weeks. But this week is different and I'm excited to be in the car for two weeks in a row. That kind of seat time helps me keep focused and hopefully the team can carry our good momentum into IRP."

-credit: gem

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Chase Miller , Marc Miller