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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Kicks Off Championship Defense With Daytona Win

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#54: Ty Dillon, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Bass Pro Shops #02: Brett Moffitt, Our Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Fr8Auctions #22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Verizon 5G

For the first two stages of Saturday’s (Feb. 13) Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300 at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Xfinity Series field played nice with one another. But in stage three, all hell broke loose, with the race’s complexion changing multiple times. By the end of the race, it was reigning NASCAR Xfinity …

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Xfinity Breakdown: 1st-Time Champion Austin Cindric Shines in the Desert Sun


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Austin Cindric had the championship won. Then it was lost. Then he got it back again. Much like the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event on Friday, the fight for ultimate glory came down to a two-lap sprint. Justin Allgaier, in his 10th full-time season, had control of the lead on the restart but …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Halloween Racing at Martinsville Delivers Many Treats & Tricks

Harrison Burton Takes the Checkered Flag to Win the Draft Top 250 at Martinsville, 10/31/2020 (Photo: NASCAR Media via Getty Images)

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It had been 14 years since Kevin Harvick took the last checkered flag for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Martinsville Speedway. But Saturday’s Draft Top 250 made up for plenty of lost time. It was the perfect meeting of many elements that made Saturday’s race a memorable one. There was the race for the win, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Texas Scrambles 2020 NXS Championship Race

Noah Gragson Richmond 2020

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Everything is indeed bigger in Texas for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series… including the drama. Suddenly, the NXS championship race is all scrambled up. With many title contenders falling victim to over-aggressive moves, bent fenders and hurt feelings, it was playoff driver Noah Gragson who looked as if he would fight through it all and …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Cruises to Victory Again, Other Playoff Contenders Stumble

Chase Briscoe Kansas II Win 2020 2

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You can now eliminate the word “worry” and all synonyms related to the word from Chase Briscoe’s vocabulary because in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, he was simply dominant – and all synonyms related to the word too.

 Briscoe won both stages, much like he did at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and he …

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Xfinity Breakdown: AJ Allmendinger Storms to Charlotte ROVAL Victory, Playoff Field Shrinks

2020 Charlotte NXS AJ Allmendinger Checkers NKP1

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The old saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.” In Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL, that expression was implemented quite literally. With plenty of cars slipping and sliding around on the wet and rainy pavement, hardly anybody was safe from trouble. But the one …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Haley Stays Perfect on Superspeedways

2020 Talladega II NXS Justin Haley burnout NKP 1

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR realigned the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to Talladega Superspeedway. The venue change benefitted Justin Haley most as he led the final two laps en route to winning the 2020 Ag-Pro 300 on Saturday (Oct. 3). It is Haley’s third straight win on a superspeedway as …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Cashes in for Las Vegas Sweep, Ryan Sieg Shows Hidden Playoff Strength


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The green flag waved at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to kick off the Xfinity Series playoffs. The 12 playoff drivers got their first chance to show what they’ve got in this first round. Some rolled the dice and came out lucky, while others rolled snake eyes and lost out on valuable points. The driver who …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Has All the Momentum

2020 Bristol NXS Chase Briscoe Trophy NKP

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With the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff field essentially set, the regular season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway ended up focusing on a three-way battle for the Food City 300 win, with Chase Briscoe coming out on top. Friday (Sept. 18) night’s 300-lap showdown at the half-mile track featured a frenetic, back-and-forth fight between Briscoe, Austin …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Reigns at Richmond, Austin Cindric Claims Regular Season Title

Justin Allgaier 2020 Richmond Win II

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Justin Allgaier arrived at Richmond Raceway with just one win this year and zero career victories at the 0.75-mile oval. After two races in less than 24 hours, Allgaier has two trophies and all the momentum in the world as the playoffs continued to inch closer. Allgaier swept the Go Bowling 250 and Virginia is …

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