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Eyes on Xfinity: The State of the Xfinity Series, 5 Races In

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Well, that went fast. The first five races of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season are in the books, and there have been some wild events to start the year. After seeing a driver with diabetes defy the odds of life with a Daytona victory, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars have taken the reigns of the …

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NASCAR Issues Penalties for Auto Club Infractions

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The No. 33 Circle Sport Sprint Cup team and crew members from the No. 8 Xfinity Series team have been penalized for infractions taking place during this past weekend’s events at Auto Club Speedway. According to NASCAR, the No. 33 Chevrolet SS driven by Brian Scott in the Sprint Cup Series was found to have …

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Austin Dillon Quickest in Both XFINITY Series Practices at Las Vegas

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2013 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Austin Dillon is set to run an expanded schedule after running just one event in 2014. Running his second race of the year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, he ran the fastest lap during the first practice session at 29.838 seconds (180.977 mph). Dillon has two top 10s at the 1.5-mile …

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Albertsons Renews Relationship with Brian Scott for 2015

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Brian Scott‘s relationship with Albertsons dates back to when Scott won his first career NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2009. Today, at Daytona 500 Media Day, the two announced a reunion. Albertsons, the second largest combined supermarket chain in America, announced Thursday (Feb. 12) it will sponsor …

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Richard Childress Racing, Partners Ready for 2015

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So close. 2014 saw Richard Childress Racing come within a hairbreadth of winning the Sprint Cup championship with Ryan Newman despite not having won a race all year. The organization knows there is work to be done in 2015 to bring the wins, but team officials are confident that the team has the pieces in …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Brian Scott

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Ride: No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro Crew Chief: Phil Gould Points finish: Fourth Stats: 33 starts, zero wins, six top fives, 23 top 10s, three poles, 130 laps led, one DNF, 6.5 average start, 9.3 average finish. Best finish: Second (Kentucky – September) High point: Scott was the most consistent of Richard Childress Racing’s three full-time drivers throughout the season. …

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Nuts for Nationwide: 2015 is Ripe for Change

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2014’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season has come and gone, and it’s time to say farewell to Nationwide Insurance – but there needs to be more goodbyes entering a new era for the sport’s second-tier division. After entering the season with high expectations, the series regulars had an abysmal nine victories, with two part-time drivers taking …

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Brian Scott Re-signs With Richard Childress Racing for 2015

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Motorsport.com is reporting that Brian Scott has re-signed with Richard Childress Racing for the 2015 season. Scott will once again be back behind the wheel of the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR Xfintiy Series (formally the NASCAR Nationwide Series). “I’m excited about whatever the future holds for me,” Scott told Motorsport.com. “Obviously, I’ve …

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Frontstretch Foto Funnies: A Whole Bag!?

Welcome to the Frontstretch Foto Funnies! Ever see a photo that’s just begging for a caption? We see them all the time! Each week, we’ll pick a few, then let our staff give it their best shot. We’ll post the best ones for you! Want to get in on the fun?  Leave your best ideas …

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Going By the Numbers: Chase Elliott, Brian Scott Ramping Up Results as Season’s End Nears

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When it comes to the Nationwide Series title battle, many drivers are peaking or gaining momentum at just the right time. Don’t consider it true for everyone, but when checking out the average finishes of full-time competitors in the second-tier series over the 2014 season versus what they’ve accomplished more recently, the results are simple: …

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