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Eyes on Xfinity: Viva Motorsports’ Closing is a Warning Sign for the Xfinity Series

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All it takes is one to start a trend. Just one, and all of a sudden you have a whole bunch following in your path. It is not something to be proud of, but that is just the state of racing in 2015. Doors close. Employees are sent to the unemployment line, and few are …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jeremy Clements Making The Most Out Of Family-Owned Opportunity

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When you walk around the NASCAR Xfinity Series garage, you can’t miss it. It’s small and white, with clear vertical drapes instead of a set of doors soaked with Fortune 500 logos on it. As you step foot into the hauler, its short track look brings back memories of what it is like at quarter-mile race …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher On Track to a Championship

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The often red and black No. 60 Ford Mustang has been paired with plenty of publicity over the past few weeks. 2012 ARCA Series champion Chris Buescher is leading the championship battle 12 races into the Xfinity Series season, doing so without any major funding. Following a rookie year that rebounded after a Daytona DNQ, leading …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Veterans Elliott Sadler & Regan Smith Looking For a Breakthrough at Dover

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Time is of the essence in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For two veterans, each strong race can lead to a shot at the championship, each victory a resume builder to job hunt for a promotion back to Sprint Cup. However, opportunities are limited, and capitalizing on the smallest chance to get an extra top 10 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Erik Jones Outrunning His Peers

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The headlines have spoken for themselves over the past few months. An 18-year-old has taken NASCAR by storm, and in a hurry. Joe Gibbs Racing has found something special in this driver, incredibly rare in this era of sponsor-produced young talents. Not only is this teenager aggressive on the track, but his genuine demeanor outside of …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Evaluating the Rookie Battle, 9 Races In

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Youth is in the air. NASCAR’s future continues to show signs of fresh faces, along with a new generation of fans entering the sport. With so many drivers working through the rankings, opportunities have presented themselves for a select few to race against some of the best racers NASCAR has to offer. The elusive Sunoco …

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Eyes on Xfinity: It’s Time for Change & Here’s How to Do It

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Every week, I have a considerable amount of comments on each article I write pertaining to the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Usually, it pertains to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers running in NASCAR’s version of baseball’s Triple-A. Well, I think it is time to attack this growing concern from NASCAR fans. First off, the Xfinity Series …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Dakoda Armstrong Optimistic About Future with Richard Petty Motorsports

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Every weekend, Dakoda Armstrong straps on his helmet and steps into his green, white and black No. 43 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports. Geared up to race for NASCAR’s all-time wins leader, Richard Petty, the young man understands that each week is a hefty learning experienced in the sport’s second-tier division. Signing with Richard Petty …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Who’s the Front Runners As Season Nears May

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Seven races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle for the championship is coming into fruition. Though the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to dominate the sport’s version of AAA in baseball, the top-10 drivers are separated by a mere 56 points heading into Richmond. Following Chase Elliott‘s outstanding rookie season, which led …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher Setting Standards High at Roush Fenway Racing

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Ford has struck gold once again. For the first time since Carl Edwards joined the Ford banner in 2002, the Blue Oval has found a driver that is extremely unique. Fast, furious and focused is how Chris Buescher is behind the wheel. With the right driver/crew chief combination, the Texas native has excelled in the NASCAR …

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