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2021 Xfinity Series Awards: First Time Triumphs & Late Season Rallies

Josh Berry

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This past week, NASCAR and the Xfinity Series just celebrated another successful racing season in Nashville. It’s hard to believe the season concluded one month ago with Daniel Hemric winning the championship and his first NASCAR national series victory. The 40th season of the Xfinity Series witnessed two series regulars and two series pretenders collectively …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Spins and Wins at Charlotte

2021 Charlotte Xfinity Ty Gibbs celebrate victory lane NKP

(Photo LAT Images via Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In February, Ty Gibbs briefly went dirt trackin’, making a pass in the grass, before winning on the road course at Daytona International Speedway. You can now check “spin and win” off the list of ways Gibbs has won a race. In Saturday’s (May 29) Alsco Uniforms 300, he spun exiting turn 4 coming to …

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Grant Enfinger Replacing Brandon Gdovic in Xfinity Charlotte Race

Grant Enfinger

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Grant Enfinger will attempt to qualify the No. 26 Toyota in Saturday’s (May 29) Alsco Uniforms 300 for Sam Hunt Racing and make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut, the team announced Saturday morning. Brandon Gdovic was scheduled to pilot the entry and practiced the car Friday, but Gdovic was uncomfortable on track and felt it best …

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Brandon Gdovic Subbing for Santino Ferrucci at Martinsville

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brandon Gdovic will race in place of Santino Ferrucci in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway, Sam Hunt Racing announced Wednesday, March 30. Ferrucci, who was originally planned to compete at the short track, had a schedule conflict for this event. Gdovic last drove for Sam Hunt in the season opener at Daytona …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Kicks Off Championship Defense With Daytona Win

Pack racing at Daytona

#54: Ty Dillon, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Bass Pro Shops #02: Brett Moffitt, Our Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Fr8Auctions #22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Verizon 5G

For the first two stages of Saturday’s (Feb. 13) Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300 at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Xfinity Series field played nice with one another. But in stage three, all hell broke loose, with the race’s complexion changing multiple times. By the end of the race, it was reigning NASCAR Xfinity …

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Brandon Gdovic Returning to Sam Hunt Racing for Limited 2021 Schedule

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sam Hunt Racing has had a busy week. On the heels of Santino Ferrucci announcing he’d be joining the team for a part-time schedule this season after leaving IndyCar, it was revealed Jan. 12 that Brandon Gdovic will return to the Toyota-backed NASCAR Xfinity Series organization for a limited schedule in 2021. Gdovic scored a …

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Brandon Gdovic Returning to Xfinity Series With Sam Hunt Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After three years away from NASCAR, sports car champion Brandon Gdovic will return to stock car competition for Sam Hunt Racing, sources confirmed to Frontstretch. The 28-year-old from Yorktown, Va., will pilot SHR’s No. 26 Toyota Supra at the inaugural Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on July 4, with more road course events a strong …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Captures Bristol Sweep, While IndyCar Hits Barber

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bristol Brings Missed Opportunity Kyle Busch has been dominating every facet of the 2019 NASCAR season. But Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway wasn’t supposed to be his moment. Busch’s car was a shell of itself less than three laps into the race, the victim of contact from Ricky Stenhouse …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For this weekend’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, there are 38 cars entered in the difficult endurance race.  Effectively, this is slightly larger than the full-time entry for the season. In Prototypes, there are 11 teams entered and a number of driver changes.  Brendon Hartley is the third driver in Action Express Racing’s No. …

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Precision Performance Motorsports Launches WeatherTech Championship Effort

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Precision Performance Motorsports announced Tuesday (Dec. 18) that they have acquired a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo and intend to race full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019.  It will be the first foray into full-time endurance racing for the Rick Gdovic-owned team. “We had a really great year in 2018, which, in turn, …

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