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Fire on Fridays: No Need to Change Rule for Declaring Series Points Eligibility in NASCAR

Brett Moffitt car at Daytona Xfinity Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Thursday (April 22), Brett Moffitt became the second major driver to switch his points eligibility in the season. Moffitt switched his points eligibility from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to the Xfinity Series. Because he has competed in all the Xfinity races thus far, he is playoff eligible. However, he starts with zero …

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Brett Moffitt on Shifting Focus to Xfinity: ‘We Have a Shot to Go Win Races’

Brett Moffitt stands at 2021 Richmond Truck race Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Thursday (April 22), Brett Moffitt announced he changed his series declaration for points, shifting focus from his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride at Niece Motorsports to his No. 02 Chevrolet at Our Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The news comes ahead of the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday (April …

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Brett Moffitt Switches Points From Trucks to Xfinity

Brett Moffitt stands by his Niece Motorsports' No. 45 truck at 2021 Daytona season opener Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt has switched his points eligibility from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to the NASCAR Xfinity Series, FOX Sports reporter Bob Pockrass tweeted Thursday (April 22). Moffitt has competed in all Xfinity Series races, so he will be eligible to make the playoffs. Moffitt, the 2018 Truck Series champion, was 15th in the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Trucks Head Back for Rare Richmond Visit

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is headed back to my home track of Richmond Raceway for just the second time in the past 15 years, and it just so happens to be the track’s 75th anniversary. Trucks made appearances at the .75-mile D-oval from the series’ inception in 1995 through 2005, but Richmond fell …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Allgaier Holds Off Dominant Truex Jr.; Gragson and Hemric Throw Fists Post-Race

2021 Xfinity Atlanta Justin Allgaier, No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Victory Lane (Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images via NASCAR Media

It didn’t take long for two-time Xfinity Series champion Martin Truex Jr. to get his sea legs back after an 11-year absence in the series on Saturday (March 20) in the EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It only took Truex seven laps to drive from his 18th-place starting position to the lead. However, a …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Rough Start to 2021 for Many Drivers

#26: Tyler Ankrum, GMS Racing, Chevrolet Silverado Liuna! #21: Zane Smith, GMS Racing, Chevrolet Silverado MRC Construction

After a two-week break, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads back east for its fourth race of the 2021 season on Saturday (March 20) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Like last year, Atlanta marks the fourth race of the season, albeit under very different circumstances and taking place almost three full months earlier than the …

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AJ Allmendinger Claims 6th Xfinity Win at Las Vegas

AJ Allmendinger celebrates with a burnout after winning Las Vegas spring Xfinity race 2021 Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

AJ Allmendinger’s car came to life late in the Alsco Uniforms 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday (March 6). The longtime racer’s No. 16 got by Daniel Hemric on a late-race restart, passing the driver who had been out front for most of the race and setting sail en route to the win. The …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Makes NASCAR Career History… Again

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Only two drivers currently have finished in the top 10 in the first three races of 2021. One was likely expected in 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick. The other continues to carry on the momentum after a Cinderella story moment at the Daytona 500. Michael McDowell has now finished first, eighth, …

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Myatt Snider Scores 1st Xfinity Win in Wild Homestead Race

2021 Xfinity Homesterad Myatt Snider, No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, Flag (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the second week in a row, the NASCAR Xfinity Series had a first-time winner… and for the third straight week, a race in one of the sport’s three series was won by a first-timer. Myatt Snider won a chaotic, drama-filled Contender Boats 250 on Saturday (Feb. 27) afternoon, scoring his first career win after …

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Brett Moffitt Earns Pole for Xfinity Race on Daytona Road Course

Brett Moffitt car at Daytona Xfinity Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag in Saturday’s (Feb. 20) event at the Daytona International Speedway road course. Moffitt took the pole after finishing second in the season opener on the Daytona oval. Last week’s victor Austin Cindric will start alongside Moffitt on the front row. Kaulig Racing’s …

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