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Byron Lords Over Xfinity Series
Sunday, 19 Nov, 2017 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Byron Lords Over Xfinity Series
Byron Lords Over Xfinity Series

William Byron won the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship and also became the 2017 Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway where he finished two places behind race-winner Cole Custer.
Byron is only the second driver to win the Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott being the other in 2014).
Byron outlasted Championship […]

Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
Saturday, 11 Nov, 2017 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win

William Byron won Saturday’s race at Phoenix International Raceway to advance to the Championship 4 race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Behind him, JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler also qualified for the title race with finishes of 10th and 18th respectively. The JRM trio will join Daniel Hemric in an all-Chevrolet finale, after Hemric ran […]

Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Sunday, 5 Nov, 2017 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Jones Cleans Up In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Pole-sitter Erik Jones completed a game/set/match scenario in Saturday night’s 13th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, winning both stages en route to victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race.
Jones, who won the My Bariatric Solutions 300 here on April 8 after qualifying second, completed the 2017 […]

Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Saturday, 21 Oct, 2017 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate

Christopher Bell of Joe Gibbs Racing won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.
In addition to earning the checkered flag, Bell incurred the animosity of teammate Erik Jones, who apparently didn’t like the slide-job pass for the lead Bell put on him with three laps to go.
Jones let Bell know of his displeasure while […]

Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win
Sunday, 8 Oct, 2017 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win
Rust-Free Bowman Gets Xfinity Win

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Alex Bowman drove to victory in Saturday night’s rain-delayed Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Bowman’s victory was his first in the the series.
Ryan Reed finished in 12th place, one position behind Brendan Gaughan. But Reed moved on to the Playoff’s Round of 8 by one point over Gaughan, who was eliminated along with Jeremy Clements (20th on […]

Blaney Gets Xfinity Win In Dover
Saturday, 30 Sep, 2017 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Blaney Gets Xfinity Win In Dover
Blaney Gets Xfinity Win In Dover

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Dave Blaney dominated the late going and went on to win Saturdays’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Playoff driver William Byron led every lap of the 60-circuit first stage and banked a playoff point, Blaney took the lead off pit road under caution on Lap 64. Blaney kept his No. 22 Team Penske Ford […]

Reddick Surprises Xfinity Playoff Field
Sunday, 24 Sep, 2017 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Reddick Surprises Xfinity Playoff Field
Reddick Surprises Xfinity Playoff Field

Tyler Reddick, a non-playoff driver, won the first Xfinity Series playoffs race Saturday evening at Kentucky Speedway.
The Chip Ganassi Racing driver won with a 14.540-second margin of victory over teammate Brennan Poole.
“I don’t know if it was necessarily me making a statement, it was just Chip Ganassi Racing making a statement,” said Reddick, who is […]

Allgaier Wins Chicagoland
Sunday, 17 Sep, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Allgaier Wins Chicagoland
Allgaier Wins Chicagoland

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Grabbing the lead with a bold move to the inside after a restart on Lap 186 of 200, Justin Allgaier, an Illinois native, captured the victory in Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series regular-season finale at Chicagoland Speedway.
Brendan Gaughan rallied from three laps down to finish 13th on the lead lap and nail down the […]

Keselowski Pulls Away Late To Win Xfinity Race
Saturday, 9 Sep, 2017 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Keselowski Pulls Away Late To Win Xfinity Race
Keselowski Pulls Away Late To Win Xfinity Race

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On lap 235 of 250 of Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway, Brad Keselowski passed leader Kyle Busch and then pulled away to win by 3.008 seconds.
Afterward, Keselowski said he was happy to get the win and happier still in how he got it.
“When you can race with him (Busch), you know […]

NASCAR Scrapping Steel Friday In Richmond
Friday, 8 Sep, 2017 – 13:42 | Comments Off on NASCAR Scrapping Steel Friday In Richmond
NASCAR Scrapping Steel Friday In Richmond

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – For nearly seven decades, steel-body race cars and NASCAR have been synonymous, but at Richmond International Raceway on Friday the sanctioning body ushered in a new era that will eventually make sheet metal obsolete in at least one of its three national touring series.
In Friday’s Virginia529 College […]