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Couch Potato Tuesday: Bristol Provides Good Racing, Decent Coverage and Bad Luck

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Bristol Motor Speedway always seems to provide some interesting action.  The usage of PJ1 TrackBite on the concrete banks has led to mixed results over the years.  This past weekend just might have been the most competitive at Bristol since the 2007 reconfiguration. Food City 500 Sunday’s 500-lap race was a relatively quick affair by …

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Tyler Reddick, Kyle Busch Lead Texas NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice For My Bariatric Solutions 300

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the 2019 My Bariatric 300 at Texas Motor Speedway has been completed Friday (March 29). Reigning series champion and current points leader Tyler Reddick along with former series champion Kyle Busch led the way ahead of Saturday’s race. First practice Busch was in a Richard Childress Racing sandwich on the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Phoenix Brings Changes to FOX, Erik Jones in the Booth

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ISM Raceway brought additional power and higher speeds (as compared to normal). It also brought yet another Kyle Busch sweep.  It was noted on FOX’s broadcast Sunday that this is the 12th time that Busch has swept a weekend (two of those being three-race sweeps).  It seems like more than that at times. The original …

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Kyle Busch Wins iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway

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Kyle Busch led 116 of the 200 laps en route to winning the iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway, his second consecutive victory in the Xfinity Series. Busch won by a 3.025-second margin over Ryan Truex, who earned his career-best Xfinity Series finish. Despite the seemingly easy nature of the victory, it was not …

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Despite Late Wreck, Zane Smith Shakes Off Rust in JR Motorsports Debut

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Zane Smith said yesterday, before he made his first start for JR Motorsports, that “to be there at the end” was what the driver wanted to achieve in his first Xfinity race. Smith accomplished just that, even if the ending wasn’t what he hoped for. Running just outside the top 10 for nearly the entirety …

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Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley Pace Xfinity Practices at Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series held two practice sessions on Friday afternoon (March 1) to open the weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway ahead of Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300. Justin Allgaier was quickest in the opening session with a speed of 178.737 mph. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series star Kyle Busch was second, followed by Tyler …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Justin Allgaier Putting 2018 in Rear View, Focused on Winning in 2019

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After winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season championship in 2018, Justin Allgaier was atop most people’s radars for the season-ending driver’s title. Then, the playoffs came. Allgaier, 32, won five races during the regular season, all coming in a span of 16 races. The No. 7 team entered the playoffs red hot, almost a …

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Michael Annett Leads Parade, Wins First NASCAR Xfinity Race of Career at Daytona

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Michael Annett could not care less how many passes happened Saturday (Feb. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. At the end of the day, he left a NASCAR Xfinity Series winner. Annett led a race-high 45 laps and stayed in control down the stretch to win the 2019 NASCAR Experience 300.  Teammate Justin Allgaier also served as …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Keeping Up With 2018 Offseason

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a 13-week hiatus, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is set to take the high banks of Daytona International Speedway this Saturday (Feb. 16). Though it is the biggest race of the season, Daytona doesn’t give a fair prospective on how the season will turn out as a whole. You could argue that wasn’t the case …

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Entry List: NASCAR Racing Experience 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series opens the 2019 season Saturday, Feb. 16, at Daytona International Speedway. 38 cars are entered with many drivers in different rides from the end of the 2018 season. New faces have also come to NASCAR’s second-tier division. JR Motorsports has four drivers entered this weekend.  Michael Annett moves from the No. …

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