Xfinity Breakdown

Xfinity Breakdown: Brandon Jones Earns Victory, Joe Gibbs Racing Dominates Again at Phoenix

The NASCAR Xfinity Series concluded its west coast swing with the running of the LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway, the first short-track race of the season. And it produced an unexpected winner, who outperformed over the most decorated Xfinity Series driver to do so. It seemed as though Kyle …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Harrison Burton Brings Family Name Back to Victory Lane, Youth Tackles Auto Club With Ease

In a visible contrast to last week’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where unwelcoming rain burst onto the scene, the NASCAR Xfinity Series raced under calm, sunny skies at Auto Club Speedway in California on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 29) for the 2020 Production Alliance Group 300. Auto Club has …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Noah Gragson Kicks Off 2020 with Victory at Daytona, Underdogs Finish Well

Last year’s NASCAR Xfinity Series opener was horrendous with a single-file parade around the top. Saturday’s (Feb. 15) NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway was anything but, as it was action packed throughout the event. Come the end, it was first-time winner Noah Gragson celebrating on the famed …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Proves Biggest of Big 3

On Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the worst case scenario for NASCAR’s current system of deciding champions came to pass, as Matt Crafton managed to capture the Camping World Truck Series crown despite also finishing off a winless season in the process, his runner-up finish Austin Hill proving to be …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Makes Championship Race the Easy Way After Hard Luck Season

There was a brief period during the final stage of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 200 at ISM Raceway when it looked like Justin Allgaier was going to have the most logical possible end to a frustrating season. Though Allgaier entered the race in a safe spot to advance …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Dover Teases But Ultimately Offers No Surprises

One of the more curious aspects of the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is how it’s managed to simultaneously subvert and reinforce its own narratives all year long. Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick won enough races to be part of a Big Three, but most people still consider Christopher Bell …

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