NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Noah Gragson Secures Pole in Shady Rays 200 at Kentucky in First Race of Xfinity Doubleheader

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series goes to the Bluegrass State for a doubleheader on Thursday and Friday (July 9-10). JR Motorsports driver Noah Gragson is on the pole for Thursday’s Shady Rays 200 at Kentucky Speedway. Gragson hopes to win his third race of the season at the 1.5-mile track. He finished sixth in last year’s …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Takes Exciting 2020 Pennzoil 150 Win At Indianapolis

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From 2012 to 2019, the NASCAR Xfinity Series has turned over 600 laps on the historic 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. But the implementation of running the infield road course for Saturday’s event brought forth a new unknown amongst the field. Fortunately for Chase Briscoe, this brought back fond memories of the Charlotte Roval event …

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Stock Car Scoop: Lineups for Indy, All-Star Rules Announced, Racing TV Schedule

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NASCAR revealed the lineups for the Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Cup Series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, July 2nd. Who will be starting on the pole for the two races? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look …

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Stock Car Scoop: Orange Cone Rule at Bristol, Entry Lists for Indy, NBC Returns

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The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi revealed a big stipulation that will occur at the All-Star Race at Bristol on July 15. What is it? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look at the entry lists for the road course Xfinity …

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Jeb Burton Xfinity Series Pole Sitter for Indianapolis Road Course

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Jeb Burton has been named the pole sitter for the inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Driving the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, the 27-year-old Burton is still searching for his first career Xfinity Series win. JR Motorsports will have three of its four drivers starting inside the top …

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Xfinity Breakdown: No Rain Dance Needed For Justin Haley’s 1st Xfinity Win

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Justin Haley scored his first career win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, June 20. Haley started on the pole for the event and led a total of 16 laps. The first two stages were action packed but had clean racing. The first incident of the day happened on lap 78, …

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Eyes on Xfinity: JR Motorsports in “Pretty Good Shape” During Coronavirus Pandemic

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With no cash flow entering race shops for nearly six weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a challenging time for many teams in NASCAR. JR Motorsports is no exception, but the Xfinity Series’ biggest team is said to be in a good place. Unlike many Xfinity teams, JRM hasn’t had to furlough or …

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Jeb Burton to Run 2 Truck Series Events for Niece Motorsports

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Part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton will compete in two Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events for Niece Motorsports, the team announced Wednesday (March 4). Burton will race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway with sponsorship from State Water Heaters and ALSCO. “I’m excited to race with the folks at Niece …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

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Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity part-timers showed promise against some …

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Daniel Hemric, Jeb Burton & Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driving JR Motorsports’ No. 8 in 2020

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Daniel Hemric will be returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series and joining JR Motorsports as the primary driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro, the team announced Wednesday, Nov. 13. He will be behind the wheel for 21 of the 33 races, sharing the ride with Jeb Burton (11 races) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (one race). …

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