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Vegas Strong: Kyle Busch, Hometown Drivers and Sponsors Sweep Xfinity Podium

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For as dominant a car as Kyle Busch had in scoring his 93rd career Xfinity win on Saturday, it did not come easy. Busch’s troubles started early, as the Cup regular was forced to pit 15 laps into the race because of a loose wheel, and then spent much of the first half of the …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Christopher Bell Serves Notice with Dominating Atlanta Sweep

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If the old cliche that the “real” NASCAR season doesn’t start until after Daytona is really true, it could be a year full of NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers chasing Christopher Bell. Bell started from the pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway and dared any driver to beat him. Tyler Reddick looked like he might have a …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Michael Annett Wins Lackluster Race at Daytona

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Based off opening practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday’s (Feb. 16) race looked like it was going to be a thriller. But once the green flag flew, it was far from action packed. After going single file through the first two stages, it was expected the final stage would be …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Captures XFINITY Championship

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Heading into Saturday’s (Nov. 17) XFINITY Series championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Tyler Reddick was looked at as the underdog. But once he got the high groove working, the No. 9 Chevrolet was unstoppable, ending the night hoisting the championship trophy. Reddick ran the entire stage in the top five, placing third. But in the …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Comes from Back to Win Phoenix, Clinches Spot at Homestead

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After wrecking out in the first two races in the Round of 8, Christopher Bell accepted the fact he may not be competing for a championship this season in the XFINITY Series. But that’s why they race, as he cruised to the victory in Saturday’s Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 at ISM Raceway. Bell started …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Punches Ticket to Homestead, Wins Chaotic Race at Texas

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After a tough first week in the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago (Oct. 20), Cole Custer likely needed to win in order to race for an XFINITY Series championship this season. That’s exactly what he did in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer began the race from …

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XFINITY Breakdown: John Hunter Nemechek Captures 1st Win in Wild Race at Kansas, Heartbreak for Daniel Hemric

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Expectations were high for John Hunter Nemechek when he was announced as the driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet for the majority of the 2018 season. The youngster lived up to those expectations in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, winning his first career XFINITY Series race. Nemechek began the race …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Makes History at Dover

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From the moment the XFINITY Series took to Dover International Speedway on Friday (Oct. 5), Christopher Bell turned fast laps. He repeated that on Saturday en route to winning the Bar Harbor 200. In qualifying, Bell didn’t win the pole, though did grab the second position. It took the No. 20 car until the exit of …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Gets Redemption on Tough Season, Scores 1st Career Win

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There’s no way around it: 2018 has been a tough season for Chase Briscoe. He made up for it in Saturday’s (Sept. 29) Drive for the Cure 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL, winning his first-career XFINITY Series race. Briscoe began the 55-lap race in ninth, but it was a strategy call by crew chief …

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Chase Briscoe Tames Charlotte ROVAL for 1st Career XFINITY Series Win

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The playoff drivers may be the focus of a lot of talk this time of year, but Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe reminded everyone that he was in it to win it. And win he did, for his first career XFINITY trophy. Briscoe’s win makes him the first driver to win on Charlotte’s …

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