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NASCAR Xfinity Martinsville Race Postponed; Moved to Sunday at Noon ET

NASCAR Xfinity cars covered in the rain on a Friday night at Martinsville 2021 spring Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series Cook-Out 250 at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Sunday, April 11 following a Friday night rain delay that persisted for three hours. The race will resume at 12 p.m. ET with television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1. 91 of 250 laps were complete in this NXS event before rain …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Can Josh Berry Take Advantage at JR Motorsports?

Josh Berry

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There’s an overused observation that for every driver that has risen up from the short-track ranks, having gotten the big break at the right time, there are thousands of other kings of their short-track kingdoms whose accolades are mostly limited to those bullrings. For example, while Joey Logano, David Ragan and Reed Sorenson got their …

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Kris Wright Tests Positive for COVID-19, Josh Berry Driving at Atlanta

Kris Wright during qualifying for the NextEra Energy 250, 2/12/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kris Wright has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, Young’s Motorsports announced March 19. Josh Berry will fill in for Wright in the No. 02. Atlanta marks the second race Wright has missed in 2021; the rookie also skipped the Daytona …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Survives Chaotic Final Restart, Wins in Phoenix

2021 Phoenix 1 NXS Austin Cindric Checkered Flag NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

To say restarts on the current Phoenix Raceway configuration are crazy, especially late-race restarts, is putting it lightly. While pandemonium unfolded behind Austin Cindric in the Call 811 Before You Dig 200 on Saturday (March 13), Justin Allgaier in the final made a move on his outside, entering turn one on the final restart with …

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Tire Pros Sponsoring Josh Berry, Sam Mayer

Josh Berry No. 8 Filter Time Chevy Camaro competes at Homestead in Xfinity 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tire Pros will be featured on the No. 8 NASCAR Xfinity Series car of JR Motorsports for six races, JRM announced March 9. The partnership starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with Josh Berry behind the wheel. Berry, who finished seventh last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will be sponsored by Tire Pros at Darlington …

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10 Cup & Xfinity Teams Penalized for Homestead Lug Nut Violations

2021 Homestead Cup Chase Elliott Kyle Busch Racing NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR today (March 2) announced a slew of lug nut-related penalties between the NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series after last weekend’s races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. All of the penalized Cup and Xfinity teams were found in violation of section 10.9.10.4 of the rule book., which deals with lug nuts not being properly …

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Josh Berry Running Part Time for JR Motorsports in Xfinity in 2021

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Josh Berry will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021, driving the No. 8 for JR Motorsports, team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced on SiriusXM’s NASCAR channel on Oct. 22. Berry will compete in 12 races for the team, all coming in the first half of the season. Sam Mayer is scheduled to drive …

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Josh Berry to Make Camping World Truck Series Debut

Late Model racer Josh Berry is experiencing a variety of fresh opportunities over the past month. The two-time NASCAR Whelen All-American track champion (Hickory Motor Speedway in 2014 and Motor Mile Speedway in 2012) competed in the XFINITY Series contest at Darlington Raceway Sept. 3 for Obaika Racing. Finishing 27th, he ended the evening eight …

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Eyes on Xfinity: What’s the Future for JR Motorsports?

2015 Loudon I NXS Elliott Sadler pack racing CIA

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2015)

See ya later, Chase. Come February at Daytona, the metallic blue No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet will no longer be racing on Saturday afternoons. Instead, it is getting a promotion. It is not like JR Motorsports really has a choice. If it were up to the team, it would want to keep reigning Xfinity Series champion …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

2015 Richmond International Raceway NXS Chase Elliott victory lane woohoo credit NASCAR via getty images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Sprint Cup Series regulars had won the last 20-plus races in the Xfinity Series at Richmond International Raceway… until Friday night that is. Chase Elliott, the defending NXS champion, broke a 39-race winless streak and pulled away for the victory in the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 following a quick stop from his pit crew …

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