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Eyes on Xfinity: Move Over, Everyone. This Is Ty Gibbs’ World

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When the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity season meets its conclusion at Phoenix Raceway, there will be no shortage of pomp and circumstance with the crowning of a new series champion. Regardless if it’s a repeat title by Austin Cindric or someone else hoisting the championship trophy, this much is true: This year’s champion won’t be the …

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Podcast: Jade Buford on Developing Big Machine Racing, Competing on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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Big Machine Racing is in the midst of its maiden Xfinity Series season with Jade Buford behind the wheel. He joins Davey Segal this week to discuss how he met team owner and music mogul Scott Borchetta and how that encounter changed his life. He also shares how he thinks the team has done so …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Should Ty Gibbs Make a Cup Start Next Year?

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Do you think there’ll be a winner outside the top 16 in these last three races before the playoffs, or will it remain pretty status quo? – James H., Roanoke, Va. I’d lean toward the latter. The tracks (Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Michigan International Speedway and Daytona International Speedway) aren’t necessarily the most predictable …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kyle Larson Dethrones the King of the Road

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Chase Elliott has been the talk of the garage every time the Cup Series heads for a track with any right-hand turns. Rightfully so, considering his winning percentage on such tracks is the best in NASCAR history. But his quest for a third straight triumph at Watkins Glen came up one position short this weekend, …

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Entry List: 2021 Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ push to the playoffs continues on the yard of bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Six races remain before 12 drivers compete for the 2021 NXS championship. Forty-four drivers are entered for 40 spots as qualifying returns to this weekend to set the lineup. Spencer Pumpelly is set to …

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Reaume Fielding Loris Hezemans at Indy

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Loris Hezemans will attempt to qualify the No. 33 for Reaume Brothers Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, RBR announced Aug. 9. The race will mark RBR’s first attempt in the Xfinity Series as a completely separate entry; it has previously fielded entries in an …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Shows Off Undeniable Talent at The Glen

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#54: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy (credit: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If you are part of the crowd that believes Ty Gibbs is driving a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Xfinity Series based purely on who his grandfather is, hopefully, his performance on Saturday at Watkins Glen International changed your mind. Gibbs led a race-high 43 laps and outdueled — cleanly — two of …

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Ty Gibbs Impresses Competitors With 3rd Xfinity Win of 2021

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Ty Gibbs has proven time and again he is an extremely talented racecar driver. What made Saturday’s (Aug. 7) performance at Watkins Glen International different was that he cleanly and outright beat two of the best road racers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series to lead a race-high 43 laps and claim his third victory of …

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Ty Gibbs Flexes Muscles, Wins at Watkins Glen

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#54: Ty Gibbs, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Monster Energy (credit: Nigel Kinrade)

Ty Gibbs won his third race in his debut at Watkins Glen during his limited run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200. After losing to Cory Heim in the ARCA Menards Series just a day before, Gibbs strapped into his #54 Joe Gibbs Toyota and used the patience and …

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Giorgio Maggi Attempting Xfinity Debut at Indy Road Course

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course will have an international flavor, as NASCAR Whelen Euro Series driver Giorgio Maggi will attempt to make his series debut with MBM Motorsports, the series announced Aug. 5. Maggi will drive the No. 42 Toyota alongside his Euro teammate Loris Hezemans, who will …

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