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Xfinity Championship 4 Still Up for Grabs After Kansas

AJ Allmendinger at Kansas

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Kansas City, Kansas – No one is (technically) safe. With two of three races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff’s Round of 8 completed, no driver has secured a spot in the Championship 4. You can thank the “Oprah Car.” That’s what AJ Allmendinger has dubbed Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 54 Toyota team, which won …

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Ty Gibbs Steals an Xfinity Playoff Win at Kansas

Ty Gibbs celebrates winning NASCAR Xfinity Kansas race with checkered flag, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota once again showed off its rockets as Ty Gibbs cruised out front late in the final stage to secure his fourth win of the season. Gibbs became the youngest driver to get four wins in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Austin Cindric was the most dominant driver of the …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Non-Playoff Drivers Spicing Up Postseason

John Hunter Nemechek Xfinity Series Texas Win

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The beginning of the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs told us a lot about the drivers in this series and their will to win. And it has nothing to do with the drivers racing for a championship. It has everything to do with those that are not. During a week in which an actual topic of …

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Carson Ware Arrested on Charges of Assault, Indefinitely Suspended by NASCAR

Carson Ware Pocono NASCAR Xfinity, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Carson Ware was arrested early Wednesday (Oct. 20), according to Rowan County, North Carolina, online records. The arrest of Ware, 21, was for misdemeanor charges of assault on a female, simple assault and injury to personal property. The arrest happened in Salisbury, N.C., at 3:12 a.m. Ware’s bond was set at …

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Brandon Jones Staying With Joe Gibbs Racing in 2022

Brandon Jones smiling

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brandon Jones will remain with Joe Gibbs Racing in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced Wednesday (Oct. 20). Crew chief Jeff Meendering will also stay on as his crew chief, while Menards is sponsoring the full year for the No. 19. Jones has competed full time in Xfinity since 2016; he ran …

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Daniel Hemric on Pole for Kansas Xfinity Race

Daniel Hemric at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Atlanta Motor Speedway NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Daniel Hemric will roll off from the pole in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway Saturday (Oct. 23). He drove his No. 18 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing to second behind teammate John Hunter Nemechek at Texas Motor Speedway last week. Austin Cindric begins in second on the front row with Hemric, while …

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Multiple Lug Nut Infractions in Cup & Xfinity Following Texas Weekend

Tyler Reddick races in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway.

(Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Several NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series teams were penalized after the past weekend’s races at Texas Motor Speedway. All penalties are for lug nut infractions as each vehicle of Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, and Tyler Reddick was found to have one improperly installed lug nut. As a result, crew chiefs Matt McCall (Kurt Busch), Seth Chavka …

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Nick Sanchez to Race Limited 2022 Xfinity Schedule with BJ McLeod Motorsports

2021 ARCA Phoenix Nick Sanchez, No. 2 Rev Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Nick Sanchez will join BJ McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series next year for a part-time schedule, the team announced Tuesday, Oct. 19. The ARCA Menards Series driver and NASCAR Drive for Diversity prospect will be making his debut in the top three NASCAR national series with his new partnership with the six-year-old Xfinity …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Larson Two-Steps All Over the Competition in Texas

Kyle Larson leads a pack cars at Texas Motor Speedway, October 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Larson closing in on first Cup title Remember when Kyle Larson did something dumb and many wondered if his opportunity to compete in the Cup Series (or any NASCAR series for that matter) was gone? It seems like ages ago, and in some ways, it was. The world has changed a lot since then, as …

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