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Eyes on XFINITY: Erik Jones & Daniel Suarez Taking Opposite Paths to the Chase

Halfway through the 2016 XFINITY Series season, there are two drivers who stand out as the biggest championship contenders.  Those drivers are the Joe Gibbs Racing duo of Erik Jones and Daniel Suarez.  Both are among the lucky few regulars who have won a race this year.  Jones has won twice, …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Does Team Penske’s Single-Car Approach Work?

Last weekend at Kentucky Speedway, Team Penske did something it had only done once before this year.  The organization fielded a second XFINITY Series entry.  Ryan Blaney piloted the No. 12 car to an eighth-place finish, while Brad Keselowski wound up 10th in the flagship No. 22 car.  In most …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Busch Masters Reconfigured Kentucky Speedway

Kentucky Speedway underwent a few changes in the last year.  One thing that did not change, however, is Kyle Busch’s ability to put on a dominating performance at the 1.5 mile track.  Busch won the XFINITY Series Alsco 300 on Friday night, leading 185 of 201 laps.  He survived several …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Aric Almirola Loses an Asterisk with Daytona Win

Aric Almirola piloted the No. 98 Biagi-Denbeste Racing Ford to victory Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.  The Florida native won after slipping into the lead on the final lap and running side-by-side with Justin Allgaier as a big crash erupted behind the leaders.  A pack of six cars, led …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Time to Lose the “No Pushing” Rule

The XFINITY Series will make its second trip of the season to Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.  Fans should be in store for another wild contest at The World Center of Racing. However, one of NASCAR’s rules has the potential to turn a great night of racing into a massive …

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