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

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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

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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

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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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Xfinity Breakdown: Ryan Sieg Strong Third-Place Darlington Cinderella

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A little bit of everything happened in the final 30 laps of Saturday’s (Sept. 5) exciting NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Darlington Raceway: a Cinderella (Ryan Sieg), a red-flag crash and a nip-and-tuck battle for the win. In the end, Brandon Jones seized the lead in the last two laps, charging from third place to …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Bittersweet Night at Daytona for Kaulig Racing as Justin Haley Takes Trophy

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The Wawa 250 Presented by Coca-Cola had a rubber-band effect in terms of the type of action that took place Friday night (Aug. 28) at Daytona International Speedway. It began with a wreck-filled start, a clean and green midsection, and concluded with a wild, unthinkable outcome. Justin Haley managed to evade all trouble and score …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier and Chase Briscoe Tame the Monster, Playoff Bubble Tightens

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For one driver, Saturday (Aug. 22) was sweet relief in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For the other, Sunday (Aug. 23) was a stepping stone back up to the top. Those were the circumstances surrounding Justin Allgaier and Chase Briscoe, the respective winners of the twin runnings of the Drydene 200 at Dover International Speedway. For …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Continues Dominance, Prevails at Daytona Road Course

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If there was a proper illustration to show how hot Austin Cindric has been in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he would be a blazing furnace. 
Saturday’s UNOH 188 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course was Cindric’s fifth win of the season, his seventh career win and his fifth win in the last six series events, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Brandon Jones Surges to the Front in Double-Overtime Finish

#19: Brandon Jones, Joe Gibbs Racing, Menards/Swiffer Toyota Supra celebrates his victory with a burnout

It was another hot day for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Kansas Speedway Saturday (July 25). Though the action was cool for much of the Kansas Lottery 250, some varying pit strategies and late cautions heated up the competition at the end. Austin Cindric looked like he would tie the late Sam Ard’s Xfinity record …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Earns Three-Peat, Shows Intermediate Speedway Strength

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It is commonly said that everything’s bigger in Texas. Saturday’s (July 18) My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway certainly lived up to that expression. Whether it was the heat, the speed, the slickness of the racetrack, or the Big Hoss jumbo screen monitor on the backstretch, this race delivered from the start. Kyle …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Goes Back-to-Back Under Kentucky Lights

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He was a 2016 winner at Kentucky Speedway in the ARCA Racing Series. He scored his first two career wins on the road courses in 2019. And now he doesn’t have to worry about going winless on oval tracks this season. Austin Cindric managed to win not one, but both races in the Xfinity Series …

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