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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Continues Dominance, Prevails at Daytona Road Course

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If there was a proper illustration to show how hot Austin Cindric has been in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he would be a blazing furnace. 
Saturday’s UNOH 188 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course was Cindric’s fifth win of the season, his seventh career win and his fifth win in the last six series events, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Earns Three-Peat, Shows Intermediate Speedway Strength

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It is commonly said that everything’s bigger in Texas. Saturday’s (July 18) My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway certainly lived up to that expression. Whether it was the heat, the speed, the slickness of the racetrack, or the Big Hoss jumbo screen monitor on the backstretch, this race delivered from the start. Kyle …

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Martin Truex Jr., Michael McDowell Win Pole Positions for All-Star Night 2020

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In his 81st attempt, Martin Truex Jr. won at Richmond Raceway in April of 2019 to finally win a short-track race in the NASCAR Cup Series. Now at Bristol Motor Speedway, he’ll have the chance to do it again for a much bigger prize. Truex will lead the field to the green flag in Wednesday …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Goes Back-to-Back Under Kentucky Lights

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He was a 2016 winner at Kentucky Speedway in the ARCA Racing Series. He scored his first two career wins on the road courses in 2019. And now he doesn’t have to worry about going winless on oval tracks this season. Austin Cindric managed to win not one, but both races in the Xfinity Series …

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Driver vs. Driver: Neil Bonnett vs. Geoff Bodine

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

Longevity in NASCAR doesn’t necessarily equal success in terms of numbers. Winning races at the upper levels is in credibly difficult, and winning them in the double digits is a career accomplishment most drivers will not reach. This month, we look closer at drivers who have won a lot of races but have no Cup …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Takes Exciting 2020 Pennzoil 150 Win At Indianapolis

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From 2012 to 2019, the NASCAR Xfinity Series has turned over 600 laps on the historic 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. But the implementation of running the infield road course for Saturday’s event brought forth a new unknown amongst the field. Fortunately for Chase Briscoe, this brought back fond memories of the Charlotte Roval event …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Fame Matchups: Jeff Gordon vs. Tony Stewart

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

Between them, they hold seven NASCAR Cup titles and 142 wins in the series. Both started in sprint cars, both were tenacious competitors in whatever they raced. Not only do Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart come from open-wheel backgrounds, but both could also win anywhere, anytime in the Cup Series. This month, we look closer …

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Xfinity Breakdown: AJ Allmendinger Takes First Oval Track Win, Noah Gragson Cashes In

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It took from the blooming of his NASCAR career in 2006 to June 2013 for AJ Allmendinger to pick up his first NASCAR win, winning on the road course of Road America in Wisconsin. But it would take from then until Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway, for him to finally triumph on …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Gragson Conquers the Coliseum, Wins 2020 Cheddar’s 300 at Bristol

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Once again, it’s Bristol baby. After the NASCAR Cup Series had their own thrill show at the end of yesterday’s Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, with Brad Keselowski stealing the win away on the final restart, the thrill show returned to kick off the month of June with the running of the Cheddar’s …

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Xfinity Breakdown: 2020 Alsco 300 at Charlotte

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It was the Kyle Busch show once again in the Xfinity Series. Leading a race-high 94 laps, Busch, in his No. 54 Toyota Supra, won the first two stages with ease, bounced back from a speeding penalty in the final stage, and made a bold pass on Austin Cindric on the final lap to claim …

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