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Eyes on Xfinity: 5 Things to Pay Attention to After 5 Races

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is five races old. Overall, 28 races remain in the season, and there are only 21 more before the start of the playoffs. A lot of racing remains, and by no means have the season’s best moments already occurred. Key elements have popped up through five races that will …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Noah Gragson Rising with Luke Lambert

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When a NASCAR Xfinity Series driver graduates to the Cup Series that offseason, the question is always: Who will step up? If you haven’t watched an Xfinity race this season, you missed some great racing. But you’ve also missed watching Noah Gragson put his name alongside some elite company. At the season opener at Daytona …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Maturity Improvements Needed for Ty Gibbs

#54: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy

The season was off to a relatively quiet start for young phenom Ty Gibbs. The 19-year-old driver started his first full-time season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with an 11th-place finish at Daytona, his first superspeedway race in the series. Last week at Auto Club Speedway, Gibbs spun while aggressively side drafting Daniel Hemric for …

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2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 30-21

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s February, which means the NASCAR Cup Series takes to the track to start the 2022 season this month at Daytona International Speedway. With a wide array of driver and team changes from Silly Season alongside more minor personnel tweaks — or even a few lineups that stayed exactly the same — there’s a lot …

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2021 Xfinity Series Awards: First Time Triumphs & Late Season Rallies

Josh Berry

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past week, NASCAR and the Xfinity Series just celebrated another successful racing season in Nashville. It’s hard to believe the season concluded one month ago with Daniel Hemric winning the championship and his first NASCAR national series victory. The 40th season of the Xfinity Series witnessed two series regulars and two series pretenders collectively …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Allmendinger’s Loose Wheel & Spin Aids Hemric’s Championship

2021 Xfinity Phoenix AJ Allmendinger, No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

With just over 20 laps to go in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway Saturday night (Nov. 6), Austin Cindric boasted a two-second lead. While the margin between him and second place shrunk a bit while navigating lapped traffic, the championship looked to be his to lose. Well, there’s an old saying: …

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