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XFINITY Breakdown: Ross Chastain Whips the Field to Score 1st NASCAR Victory

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Three weeks ago, Chip Ganassi Racing announced it would sign on Ross Chastain for three races in the XFINITY Series. And it only took him two races in the No. 42 ride to find Victory Lane. Chastain didn’t get the best qualifying lap in, lining up fifth for Saturday’s DC Solar 300 at Las Vegas …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Kasey Kahne Hang It Up Early?

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Kasey Kahne will miss the next three races due to severe dehydration issues suffered at Darlington Raceway. Will his final stretch of races end with him behind the wheel, or should he sit it out? Clayton Caldwell: It would be a great benefit for Leavine Family Racing to have Kasey Kahne behind the wheel as soon …

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4 Burning Questions: Who Goes Where in 2019?

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Just how much bigger will silly season be this year? Silly season continued in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, with three drivers confirmed to be leaving their current rides in the past week and a fourth possibly contemplating doing so as well. Matt DiBenedetto announced last weekend that he and Go FAS Racing have …

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Justin Allgaier Earns Emotional Victory in Lilly Diabetes 250

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Justin Allgaier was able to hold off teammate Tyler Reddick to earn his fifth victory of the 2018 season. Before 2018, Allgaier had a total of five victories in his XFINITY Series career. Ryan Blaney, who started on the pole, finished third while Chase Elliot and Daniel Hemric rounded out the top five. Blaney and …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Wins Wild Plate Race at Indianapolis

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As soon as the green flag dropped in Monday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Justin Allgaier drove to the front, albeit, he started second. But the No. 7 car proved to be dominant from the start. Allgaier went on to finish fourth in stage one, though was leading off Turn 4 coming to …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Justin Allgaier Go Back to the Cup Series?

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Justin Allgaier is having a career year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, having won four races while leading the point standings with three races left in the regular season. Allgaier is clearly one of the best drivers in NXS, which leads to this week’s question: Should Allgaier move back up to the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Justin Haley Breaks Down Last Lap Mayhem in Canada

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The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast features the Frontstretch duo of Dustin Albino and Mike Neff, as well as Justin Haley, driver of the No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet in the Camping World Truck Series. Haley locked himself into the Round of 6 in the playoffs with a win at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Sunday (Aug. 26), …

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5 Points to Ponder: Fireworks Fly Between Truck Series Teammates in Canada

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ONE: Justin Allgaier Snags XFINITY Point Lead With Victory Justin Allgaier scored his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season Saturday at Road America, continuing what has been a banner year for the driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet. The victory was also Allgaier’s fifth-straight top-three finish. “The last restart there, (James Davison) kind …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Road Course Broadcasts Show Shenanigans, Limitations

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Last weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took their third and final weekend off for 2018.  For those race fans in the need for a racing fix, both the XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series hit the twisties for some action.  The results were interesting. Johnsonville 180 Saturday afternoon brought the XFINITY Series to …

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Pace Laps: Justin Allgaier & Justin Haley Shine During Final Cup Off-Weekend

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Silly Season Shakeups Imminent It’s been a relatively quiet final off week in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Front Row Motorsports purchased BK Racing in a long-awaited bankruptcy auction. A few more Darlington throwback schemes got revealed; my current favorite is this one for David Ragan honoring Dale …

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