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Elliott Sadler Losing OneMain Financial as Primary Sponsor for 2019

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It looks like Elliott Sadler may be sponsor hunting for 2019. The Emporia, Virginia revealed sponsor OneMain Financial will not return as a full-time sponsor in the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2019. The sponsorship has been one of the longest-running in the series, dating back to 2005 as CitiFinancial. Along with Sadler, OneMain has also sponsored Dale Jarrett, …

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The Frontstretch 5: Great Things About NASCAR’s Lower Divisions, Areas of Opportunity

Field Enters Turn Three After Final Restart of Iowa 250 pres. by Enogen

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1. Standalone races Races like the XFINITY/Truck show at Iowa last weekend used to be much more common, but the ones that are still on the schedule often end up being among the best races of the season in any series. Some of that has to do with the venues, but it’s also because the …

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Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

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Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, who has been on an …

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Elliott Sadler Toughs Out Top 5 Finish at Charlotte

The only thing crazier than the weather at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (May 26) was Elliott Sadler‘s race. He overcame a myriad of issues and an ill-handling car to finish fifth in the Alsco 300. The weekend started out underwhelming for the NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader. Sadler was 19th quickest in both …

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Justin Allgaier Hold Off Teammate to Win OneMain Financial 200, Dash 4 Cash Bonus at Dover

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Justin Allgaier picked up his first win of the 2018 XFINITY Series season in Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. The JR Motorsports driver led the most laps – 104 – and held off a late charge by teammate Elliott Sadler to win by 0.306 seconds. Allgaier also earned the $100,000 Dash 4 …

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Daniel Hemric Wins Pole Award for the Spark Energy 300 at Talladega

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Daniel Hemric has had quite the past eight days. One week ago, Hemric made his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut at Richmond Raceway, and Saturday afternoon (April 28), he won the pole award for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Hemric’s speed of 189.402 mph was enough to earn the top spot, marking …

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Christopher Bell Wins the Race, Elliott Sadler Wins the Cash at Richmond Raceway

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Christopher Bell‘s 2018 season so far can best be summarized as “checkers or wreckers.” One week after his fast No. 20 was caught up in a wreck at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bell won the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway on Friday night (April 20). “Obviously, this is a very important race for Toyota,” Bell said. …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Big Money Day for Ryan Preece at Bristol

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Ryan Preece continues to cash in on betting on himself. The former Whelen Modified Tour champion won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14). It was Preece’s second victory since joining Joe Gibbs Racing for a part-time schedule last year. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano in a League of His Own at Auto Club Speedway

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Five laps into Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano might as well have been handed the trophy. Logano started second, but on lap 5 took the top spot, and never looked back, leading the next 126 laps, before a caution came out with 30 to go. While other teams had just pitted …

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Joey Logano Dominates the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway

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Nothing could stop Joey Logano from winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway of California on Saturday night (March 17). Logano led 139 of the 150 laps and swept all three stages. He overcame a differing pit strategy to do so and went from 16th to first in four laps at one …

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