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Tyler Reddick Wins Ford EcoBoost 300 Pole

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Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick fired the first salvo Saturday afternoon (Nov. 16) at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  With a lap at 167.069 miles per hour, Reddick will start from the pole in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, the NASCAR Xfinity Series season finale. Reddick’s lap was seven-hundredths of a second faster than fellow championship contender Cole Custer. …

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Tyler Reddick Fastest in Rain-Shortened Xfinity Homestead Practice

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Mother nature did not cooperate for the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Friday (Nov. 15). The first of two scheduled practices for the Ford EcoBoost 300 was red-flagged 13 minutes into the session and never restarted after it was declared complete with four minutes remaining. The rain continued to fall, and final practice for the Xfinity …

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Tyler Reddick Looking to Win Consecutive Xfinity Championships with Different Teams

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Heading into the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Tyler Reddick was the underdog. Fast forward one year later and his 2019 NASCAR season has been completely different. Last season, Reddick squeaked into the championship race for JR Motorsports via a strong stretch of races in the playoffs. But entering Homestead-Miami Speedway, …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Previewing Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Another nine months of NASCAR racing has come and gone, and it’s time to crown a champion in South Beach. This year’s Xfinity Series Championship 4 lineup is stout. The majority of the 2019 season has belonged to three drivers: Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick, combining to win 20 of the 32 races …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Championship Weekend in Homestead

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a lackluster race weekend at ISM Raceway that saw Denny Hamlin, Justin Allgaier and Stewart Friesen win their way to Homestead in the top three series. Hamlin had to hold off a handful of playoff drivers with a late-race restart in Phoenix, en route to …

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Derek Kneeland Spotting for Tyler Reddick in 2020

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Spotter Derek Kneeland will be joining Richard Childress Racing for the 2020 season, leaving the No. 42 team of Kyle Larson at Chip Ganassi Racing, the team announced Wednesday, Nov. 13. Kneeland will spot for Tyler Reddick, who’s moving to RCR’s No. 8 as a rookie in 2020, in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 BlueGreen Vacations 500 at Phoenix

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The Headline(s): Denny Hamlin shook off years of shortcomings in playoff races, dominating Sunday’s (Nov. 10) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event and capitalizing on a two-tire stop to maintain track position after a late-race yellow to win the 500-kilometer parade in Avondale, Ariz. ? stage divin' out the nosebleeds ?@dennyhamlin | #Championship4 pic.twitter.com/KC9BWz7xBV — …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Penalize Drivers for Causing Yellow Flags?

Kyle Larson was adamant that Bubba Wallace’s spin in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway was intentional. How prevalent do you think such occurrences are, and what, if anything, needs to be done? Adam Cheek: They aren’t massively common, but something should be done when it’s pretty clearly intentional. Maybe a …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Christopher Bell is Inevitable

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If Marvel’s Thanos existed in the real world, he’d have to admit that Christopher Bell was just as inevitable. If Benjamin Franklin was around today, he’d be forced to amend his famous quote about death and taxes to include the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota on his short list of life’s …

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Tyler Reddick Claims Pole for the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

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Tyler Reddick won the pole for the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. He will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to green at Texas Motor Speedway later tonight (Nov. 2). It is his fourth pole of this year and sixth pole in his Xfinity Series career. Reddick won the pole with the fastest speed of …

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