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Eyes on Xfinity: Previewing the 2020 Playoffs

Xfinity Las Vegas 2020

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In the midst of one of the most bizarre NASCAR seasons, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season is finally complete. No practice, no qualifying, new racetracks and a great aerodynamic package have all led to an entertaining racing. Now it’s time for a seven-week grind to crown a champion come Nov. 7 at Phoenix Raceway. …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Has All the Momentum

2020 Bristol NXS Chase Briscoe Trophy NKP

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With the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff field essentially set, the regular season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway ended up focusing on a three-way battle for the Food City 300 win, with Chase Briscoe coming out on top. Friday (Sept. 18) night’s 300-lap showdown at the half-mile track featured a frenetic, back-and-forth fight between Briscoe, Austin …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Bristol a Good Place for a Cutoff Race?

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Does a race need naturally occurring cautions to make it more interesting? Luken Glover: There has to be a balance between too many cautions and no cautions. As a short track, Richmond Raceway is a place expected to provide a few cautions, but over the past couple of seasons we really haven’t seen that. It …

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Stock Car Scoop: Starting Lineups for Bristol Motor Speedway

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All three lineups were revealed for the upcoming NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway this upcoming weekend. Who will lead the field to the green? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also reveals that Daniel Suarez will not return to …

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Justin Allgaier Takes Xfinity Bristol Pole

2019 Bristol NXS Justin Allgaier Car NKP 1

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When the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ regular-season finale begins at Bristol Motor Speedway, Justin Allgaier will lead the way Sept. 18. Allgaier claimed the pole after winning both races last week at Richmond Raceway. Kaulig Racing’s Ross Chastain starts second next to Allgaier, while fellow JR Motorsports driver Noah Gragson slots in third. Team Penske’s Austin …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Tyler Ankrum Previews Truck Playoffs, Long Green Flag Runs in Richmond

Tyler Ankrum Daytona 2020

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss all the long green flag racing at Richmond Raceway across the three national touring series. Some hated it, while Albino and Neff enjoyed it. Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Cup Series race in dominant fashion. Albino and Neff break down his chances of making …

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Stock Car Scoop: Why Brad Keselowski Called His Shot at Richmond Raceway

2020 Richmond NCS Brad Keselowski Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Brad Keselowski told crew chief Jeremy Bullins they would travel to Richmond Raceway and leave with a NASCAR Cup Series victory, and he delivered on his promise, leading four times for 192 laps in a dominating performance. Why was Keselowski so confident heading into the first short-track playoff race of 2020? Find out in the …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Austin Dillon’s Strong Performances Continue

2020 Richmond NCS Austin Dillon Racing Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Richmond Raceway is known for tire wear and long green-flag runs. And boy, did we get a ton of that this weekend. Three of the four national touring races went caution-free in the final stage this weekend. In Saturday’s (Sept. 12) Cup Series race, there were no cautions besides the two stage breaks and the …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Reigns at Richmond, Austin Cindric Claims Regular Season Title

Justin Allgaier 2020 Richmond Win II

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Justin Allgaier arrived at Richmond Raceway with just one win this year and zero career victories at the 0.75-mile oval. After two races in less than 24 hours, Allgaier has two trophies and all the momentum in the world as the playoffs continued to inch closer. Allgaier swept the Go Bowling 250 and Virginia is …

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Justin Allgaier Sweeps Xfinity Weekend at Richmond

Justin Allgaier Richmond Win II 2020

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No, it wasn’t déjà vu. Justin Allgaier was just that fast. The driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports led a race-high 135 laps en route to the victory in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond Raceway on Saturday (Sept. 12), his second win in as many days. “Richmond has …

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