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Eyes on Xfinity: Myatt Snider Moving Up The NASCAR Ranks

Myatt Snider Phoenix 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In 2019, the NASCAR national touring world didn’t see much of Myatt Snider. Instead, he was overseas, competing full-time in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series for Racing Engineering. The move to racing 13 events in the Euro Series was a bit of a surprise to Snider. He was believed to be returning to ThorSport Racing …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Where Did We Leave Off?

Xfinity Phoenix I 2020

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When the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action next Tuesday evening (May 19) at Darlington Speedway, 73 days will have passed since the last race at Phoenix Raceway on March 7. Add on two more weeks and you would essentially have a time span equivalent to a typical offseason. But flash all the way back …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Excitement Upon Returning to Racing

Xfinity Las Vegas 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Twelve days. Twelve freaking days. Last Thursday (April 30), NASCAR announced the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season would resume at Darlington Raceway on Tuesday, May 19, in its first of two races at the venue this season. The track will also host its scheduled Labor Day Weekend event. While there are many opinions on whether …

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Eyes on Xfinity: NASCAR Racing Needs to Return

Xfinity Daytona 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Do you remember where you were on the evening of March 11, 2020? I do. While writing at Frontstretch hasn’t been able to pay all the bills (hopefully it will, sooner rather than later), every writer on the website needs a second job, in addition to bringing value to the website. That day, which seems like an …

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Eyes on Xfinity: JR Motorsports in “Pretty Good Shape” During Coronavirus Pandemic

JR Motorsports Daytona 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With no cash flow entering race shops for nearly six weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a challenging time for many teams in NASCAR. JR Motorsports is no exception, but the Xfinity Series’ biggest team is said to be in a good place. Unlike many Xfinity teams, JRM hasn’t had to furlough or …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Furloughs Highlight Impact of COVID-19 Hiatus for JD Motorsports

JD Motorsports Daytona 2020

(Photo: JD Motorsports)

Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, has seen it all in his NASCAR career, dating back to the early 1980s, working with driver-owner James Harvey Hylton. That was until the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, which is something his team – and the sport – has never seen before. It’s been just over a month since NASCAR …

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Eyes on Xfinity: BJ McLeod Thinking of Bigger Picture During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Many NASCAR teams shut down upon returning from Atlanta Motor Speedway last month due to the coronavirus pandemic. But at least one NASCAR Xfinity Series team based in North Carolina was at work until last Monday (March 30): BJ McLeod Motorsports. McLeod told Frontstretch that his team — made up of many subcontractors and never having …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Different State, Different Rules as Jeremy Clements Works Through Coronavirus Pandemic

Jeremy Clements Daytona 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Most NASCAR shops sit silent this Wednesday (April 1), locked under the stay-at-home order of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. Preparing race cars is certainly nonessential within a state straining from the weight of the coronavirus epidemic. But while most of NASCAR is based around Charlotte, there’s at least one team able to turn wrenches …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Sam Hunt Racing at Crossroads with Coronavirus Outbreak

Colin Garrett Daytona 2020

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Entering the 2020 NASCAR season, Sam Hunt Racing planned to make its next step as a young race team, moving up to the Xfinity Series to run upward of 10 races, primarily via crowdfunding. However, the current COVID-19 pandemic has forced the team owner’s hand, temporarily shutting down shop. Hunt, 26, has driven in 34 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: 10 Years Later, Justin Allgaier Reflects Back on 1st Series Victory

Justin Allgaier 2010 Bristol Win

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With the exception of competing in the NASCAR Cup Series for two years, Justin Allgaier has been a household name in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for over a decade. Allgaier has piled up 11 wins over the course of his career, and Friday (March 20) marks 10 years since his first triumph, coming at Bristol …

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