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

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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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Kyle Busch, Joey Logano 1-2 in 2015 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Qualifying at Richmond

2015 Richmond International Raceway NXS Kyle Busch pole credit NASCAR via getty images

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A Cup driver once again looks to be the one to beat in an Xfinity Series race, with Kyle Busch winning the pole for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250, his second pole of the season, fifth at Richmond and 44th of his career. Busch’s lap of 122.073 mph put him ahead of fellow Sprint …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Opportunity Comes Knocking for Ryan Truex, Josh Berry

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The days of drivers making it in NASCAR based on only talent are gone; these days, it takes a combination of money and success to race into NASCAR’s premier divisions. Well, mostly money, and lots of it. Rides are limited in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Sponsors are controlling teams, rather than the stat sheets. Compared to …

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Josh Berry Joins JR Motorsports at Richmond With Sponsorship From Speedco

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JR Motorsports announced on Tuesday that Josh Berry will pilot the No. 88 Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway on September 11. Berry will make his third career Xfinity Series start after making two starts with the organization last season. Berry will have sponsorship funding from Speedco on the side of his car. Speedco specializes in …

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Five Points to Ponder: Reflecting On NASCAR’s 2014 Journey

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ONE: Stewart-Haas Racing’s crazy path to a second title When Stewart-Haas Racing announced they would run four cars in 2014 with Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart and Danica Patrick behind the wheel, media and fans alike thought co-owners Stewart and Gene Haas were crazy. Three of the four are among the most outspoken drivers …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Announces New Nationwide Series Driver for JR Motorsports

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The driver that once bragged he had never posted on Twitter, recently made an announcement on the social media platform regarding a debut driver for his Nationwide Series team in August.   Announcing @joshberry will drive his 1st @NASCAR_NNS race @iowaspeedway in August with @JRMotorsports. #CongratsJosh pic.twitter.com/N89YqTKzkk — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) June 16, 2014   …

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