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NASCAR Entry List: DC Solar 300

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39 teams are entered for this weekend’s inaugural DC Solar 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series. It will be the first time the 1.5-mile speedway has held a second race for the sport’s second-tier division. A 39-car entry list means that the series will have the first short field of …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Larson Wins Thrilling Short Track Race at Bristol

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Kyle Larson had been oh so close to finding Victory Lane at Bristol Motor Speedway. In Friday’s (Aug. 17) Food City 300, he finally got it done. In 18 combined starts at Bristol between the Cup and XFINITY series, Larson had led over 1,000 laps, though he didn’t have a win. Meanwhile, leading 202 laps …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Spins and Wins at Kentucky

christopher bell 2018 kentucky NASCAR Xfinity Series

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In NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Kentucky Speedway, Christopher Bell looked to have a car that could contend for the win. But in the final round of qualifying Friday (July 13), the No. 20 car went for a spin, forcing Bell to start that night’s ALSCO 300 from the rear. But it didn’t take long …

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Michael Annett Returning to JR Motorsports in 2019

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Michael Annett, Pilot Flying J and JR Motorsports announced a multi-year agreement on Friday afternoon that will have Annett returning to the organization in 2019. The announcement confirms JRM will field four full-time teams again next season in the XFINITY Series. The Knoxville, Tennessee based-company has more than 750 locations around the United States. It’s …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Michael Annett ‘Underperforming’ with JR Motorsports in 2018

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The JR Motorsports team is loaded with experience in the XFINITY Series, with drivers Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier and Michael Annett, all of whom have raced full-time in the Cup Series. However, 12 races into 2018, two of them have performed up to expectations, and one, self-admittedly has not. Annett, 31, returned to JRM this season …

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Justin Allgaier Hold Off Teammate to Win OneMain Financial 200, Dash 4 Cash Bonus at Dover

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Justin Allgaier picked up his first win of the 2018 XFINITY Series season in Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. The JR Motorsports driver led the most laps – 104 – and held off a late charge by teammate Elliott Sadler to win by 0.306 seconds. Allgaier also earned the $100,000 Dash 4 …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano in a League of His Own at Auto Club Speedway

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Five laps into Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano might as well have been handed the trophy. Logano started second, but on lap 5 took the top spot, and never looked back, leading the next 126 laps, before a caution came out with 30 to go. While other teams had just pitted …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Keeping Up With a Busy Off-Season

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Another off-season has come and gone and the XFINITY Series is set to take to the high banks of Daytona this Saturday. As prestigious as the World Center of Racing is, the race that opens the season doesn’t tell the fans how the season is going to turn out. 2017 was dominated by Joe Gibbs …

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Eyes on XFINITY: JR Motorsports Overwhelming Favorites for Championship

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The regular season for the 2017 XFINITY Series has come and gone and one thing has remained certain since Daytona: JR Motorsports is the team to beat. Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier, William Byron and Michael Annett comprise the quartet of drivers under the JRM banner. The organization has been the most consistent XFINITY team all season long, …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Michael Annett Disappointed Not Running with JR Motorsports Teammates

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Prior to the 2017 XFINITY Series season, Michael Annett had spent the last three years in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Coming back down to the series where he made a home for six previous seasons, it looked to be promising, especially competing for JR Motorsports. Annett joined NASCAR veterans Elliott Sadler and Justin Allgaier, …

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