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Justin Allgaier Back With JR Motorsports in 2021

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Justin Allgaier will return for a sixth season with JR Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the organization announced Nov. 2. Allgaier has scored three victories in 2020, along with 10 top fives and 18 top 10s. He’ll challenge for the 2020 Xfinity title this weekend in the season finale. Brandt will sponsor the team …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Halloween Racing at Martinsville Delivers Many Treats & Tricks

Harrison Burton Takes the Checkered Flag to Win the Draft Top 250 at Martinsville, 10/31/2020 (Photo: NASCAR Media via Getty Images)

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It had been 14 years since Kevin Harvick took the last checkered flag for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Martinsville Speedway. But Saturday’s Draft Top 250 made up for plenty of lost time. It was the perfect meeting of many elements that made Saturday’s race a memorable one. There was the race for the win, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long weekend of racing at Texas Motor Speedway that saw Kyle Busch score his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, 77 hours after the green flag was thrown. Why was this an emotional win for Busch, who now has at least one …

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Late-Race Wreck Ruins Ross Chastain, Brandon Jones, Justin Allgaier Playoff Runs

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The middle race in the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Round of 8 provided a cruel twist of fate to three playoff contenders. Justin Allgaier, Brandon Jones and Ross Chastain went from potential top-five finishes at Texas Motor Speedway to getting wiped out altogether. On lap 176, Allgaier restarted on the inside of the front row. By …

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Last-Lap, Last-Gasp Pass For Harrison Burton Wins NXS Race at Texas

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In a surprise ending to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Harrison Burton snuck past Noah Gragson on the final turn to snag his third victory of the season. Gragson, who took the lead with 15 laps to go, was in the midst of traffic when Burton closed …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Hailie Deegan Talks Truck Debut

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss their continued frustration with the 550-horsepower NASCAR Cup Series package. In Sunday’s Cup race at Kansas Speedway, Kevin Harvick trailed Joey Logano for over 40 laps and was never able to pass for the lead, though clearly having the quicker racecar. The duo chats about …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Cruises to Victory Again, Other Playoff Contenders Stumble

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You can now eliminate the word “worry” and all synonyms related to the word from Chase Briscoe’s vocabulary because in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, he was simply dominant – and all synonyms related to the word too.

 Briscoe won both stages, much like he did at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and he …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Wild Kansas Xfinity Race, Advances to Championship Race

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It was domination at its finest for Chase Briscoe at Kansas Speedway. The winningest NASCAR Xfinity Series driver this season added yet another victory to his tally as he claimed the Kansas Lottery 300 checkered flag. Briscoe’s drive was nearly perfect as he kept his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford out front for 159 of …

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Late-Race Crash at Kansas Sends Anthony Alfredo Rolling, Involves Playoff Contenders

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With just 28 laps remaining in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Kansas Lottery 300, all hell broke loose on a restart and Anthony Alfredo wound up on his lid. The rare non-superspeedway flip occurred when Alfredo, Justin Allgaier and Brandon Brown were side-by-side near the apron heading into the first turn. Alfredo and Brown were back …

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Chase Briscoe Wins at Las Vegas, Advances Into Next Round of the Playoffs

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At Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe hit the jackpot in the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff opener. He swept the first two stages en route to win the Alsco 300, thereby clinching a berth into the next round. Briscoe added his eighth winner’s sticker to his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford with his victory at …

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