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Tifft and Preece Pace XFINITY Series Practices at Kentucky

XFINITY Series First Practice Reportfrom Kentucky NASCAR XFINITY Series playoff driver Matt Tifft turned the fastest lap of the initial practice in Kentucky. Tifft turned a lap of 29.929 seconds with a speed of 180.427 mph. He was 0.196 seconds faster than second place Brian Scott followed by Ryan Preece, Brandon Jones, and Justin Allgaier. All …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers Who Will Stand Out in the Cup Playoffs

Last weekend at Richmond Raceway, NASCAR set the field for the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs with a lineup of drivers that consisted of 2017 race winners and three drivers who pointed their way in. All 16 drivers had a regular season that made them worthy of making …

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Kyle Busch Fastest in Final Darlington Practice Despite Early Spin

Despite spinning earlier in the session, Kyle Busch found his No. 18 M&M Caramel Toyota Camry on top of the speed charts, turning a lap at 173.320 mph at the end of final practice at Darlington Raceway Friday afternoon. During the session, Busch spun to avoid trouble, seeming to avoid …

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Hamlin Fastest in Both XFINITY Series Practices at Darlington

Denny Hamlin showed the way in opening practice for the XFINITY Series on Friday Morning AT Darlington Raceway. Hamlin turned a lap time of 28.824 with an average speed of 170.608. He wasn’t much faster than second-place Tyler Reddick, who turned a time of 28.875 (170.608 mph.), but it was …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in Opening Bojangles’ Southern 500 Practice

Kyle Larson was fastest in the first practice of “Fast Friday” at Darlington Raceway. Larson turned a lap of 28.415 seconds (173.064 mph) around the Darlington Raceway, just .069 seconds faster than second-place Denny Hamlin. Ford had a strong first practice with its drivers bringing home the third through fifth quickest times. …

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