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Christopher Bell, Cole Custer lead Xfinity practices at Kentucky

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Just like most of the season, Christopher Bell and Cole Custer were the class of the field as they led the two practice sessions at Kentucky Motor Speedway under humid and partly cloudy skies. In the first practice, Bell was the quickest with a lap of 177.549 mph. John Hunter Nemechek was second, followed by …

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Tyler Reddick Wins Xfinity Pole at Daytona

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Tyler Reddick won the pole for tonight’s Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Reddick, who also won the pole for the February race at Daytona, claimed the top spot with a speed of 187.743 mph. The other two members of this season’s Xfinity Series Big Three will have to do some work in …

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NASCAR 101: Top Average Finish By Xfinity Drivers at Daytona & Talladega

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Here’s the cool thing about this weekend’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway: no Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. For a while, that would have been a rarity in NASCAR, something to shock. There was a period of time in NASCAR’s secondary series when an Xfinity regular winning a race in their …

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AJ Allmendinger Tops Daytona Xfinity Practice In First NASCAR Action Of 2019

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AJ Allmendinger was looking to shake off the rust Thursday (July 4) after seven months away from NASCAR. Turns out there wasn’t much rust to shake off. Allmendinger posted a blistering one-lap speed of 194.902 mph at Daytona International Speedway, leading the way after first practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Circle K Firecracker 250. …

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Tyler Reddick Adds Gimme Country Sponsorship

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The 2018 Xfinity Series champion has a new primary sponsor beginning this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Tyler Reddick’s No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet will feature Gimme Country, part of Gimme Radio’s online music company, the team announced Tuesday, July 2. Not only will Gimme Country sponsor Reddick, but it will also bring him …

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Up to Speed: Who’s on the Hot Seat at Stewart-Haas Racing?

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Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Chicagoland Speedway ended with a familiar face in victory lane.  Cole Custer rolled to his fourth win in the first 15 races of 2019.  Along with Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick, Custer has dominated the Xfinity Series this season and is one of the championship favorites.  And, just like Bell …

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Joey Logano Says NASCAR Future is Bright for Xfinity Series Big 3

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Joey Logano was the only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver entered in the 2019 Camping World 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Driving the No. 12 Team Penske Ford, he won the pole and positioned himself to pull his best Kyle Busch impression, a Cup driver dropping down to dominate in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Ultimately, …

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Tyler Reddick, Joey Logano Lead 2019 Camping World 300 Practices

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Tyler Reddick and Joey Logano led the two NASCAR Xfinity Series practices at Chicagoland Speedway. Driving the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, Reddick led the first practice. The final practice session was shortened due to inclement weather which delayed its start. When final practice ended, Logano posted the fastest time. Practice 1 In the …

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Christopher Bell Sweeps All 3 Stages for 2nd Straight Win at Iowa Speedway

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Christopher Bell had some uncharacteristic results coming into the CircuitCity.com 250, including two finishes outside the top 10 in the previous three races. But he’s always been tough to beat on short tracks, and that was once again the case at Iowa Speedway on Father’s Day. Bell led 186 of the 250 laps and swept …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Bobby Labonte Examines Career, Highs & Lows

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Monday matinee (June 10) at Michigan International Speedway where Joey Logano put a whippin’ on the field en route to his second victory of 2019. Spoiler alert, we didn’t like the action we saw, and neither did Kevin Harvick, who once again overcame pit …

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