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Mid-Ohio Challenge Entry List

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(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads West this weekend from Watkins Glen International to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second of three road course events in the month of August. There are 42 cars on the preliminary entry list, and zero Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regulars in the field, as they will be racing at …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2017 I Love NY 355 at The Glen

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(Photo: John K Harrelson/ NKP)

Who… gets the shoutout of the race? The Toyota machines of Martin Truex Jr. and Daniel Suarez are leading the headlines after Watkins Glen International, and it’s for a good reason. But fellow Toyota driver Matt Kenseth got lost in the shuffle, finishing second when the checkered flag flew, a career-best finish on a road course in his 17-year Monster …

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Daniel Suarez Posts Career-Best Finish at Watkins Glen

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Rookie of the Year contender Daniel Suarez drove like a veteran on Sunday at Watkins Glen International. The 25-year-old Monterrey, Mexico native wheeled his No. 19 Toyota to a career best third-place finish in the I Love NY 355 at the Glen. He was one of the countless drivers saving fuel in the closing laps, and …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Day Ends Early in Watkins Glen


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The bad luck for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his farewell season just won’t turn around. Bringing his No. 88 AXALTA Chevrolet to the garage after 22 in the I Love New York 355 due to an internal issue, he was unable to rejoin the race, finishing 36th in his final scheduled road course race of his …

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William Byron Notches Top 10 on First XFINITY Road Course


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In his first ever road course race in a NASCAR stock car, William Byron didn’t just survive: he thrived. Byron, the 18-year-old Rookie of the Year contender from Charlotte, N.C. brought his No. 9 AXALTA Chevrolet home in 10th place after the 82-lap Zippo 200 from Watkins Glen International. “I thought it went OK,” Byron …

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Justin Allgaier Back on Track After Top Five at Watkins Glen


(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

In the midst of the party at Watkins Glen International that saw Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers dominate the Zippo 200, XFINITY Series regular Justin Allgaier quietly emerged with a fourth-place result. The finish was Allgaier’s fifth top five and ninth top 10 of the season. Coming off his seventh-place finish here last season, the …

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Kyle Busch Leads Spin-Filled Opening Cup Practice at The Glen


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Coming off his victory last weekend at Pocono Raceway, Kyle Busch and the No. 18 team showed the rest of the field that they mean business. Busch was fastest in the first of two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions on Saturday at Watkins Glen International. He turned a lap of 125.516 mph (70.636 seconds) in …

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