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Eyes on XFINITY: Previewing the Playoffs

XFINITY Playoffs 2018

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just over seven months ago, the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season began at Daytona International Speedway in a five-overtime thriller, ending with the closest margin of victory in NASCAR history. Seven months later, it hasn’t slowed down. Action has been fast and furious this season, as veteran drivers prove why they are the ones to …

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Tracking the Trucks: Grant Enfinger Locks into Round of 6 With Las Vegas Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: Grant Enfinger scored his first win of the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season Friday night when he bested Johnny Sauter by 0.142 seconds in the World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 98 Ford led a race-high 40 laps, including the final two when …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Brad Keselowski Wins Wild Race at Darlington, Ross Chastain Shines

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Prior to Saturday’s Sport Clips VFW 200, Brad Keselowski had never led a lap in six XFINITY Series starts at Darlington Raceway. He was in the right place at the right time to capture his first victory at the famed racetrack. Keselowski started the race from ninth position, though not gaining much traction during the …

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Ross Chastain Tallies First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Darlington

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Ross Chastain earned his first career pole on Saturday (Septemeber 1st) at the Darlington Raceway. Chastain turned a 169.531 mph lap in the final round of qualifying to put the No. 42 on top for today’s Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help A Hero 200. It is the second pole of the season for Chip Ganassi Racing’s …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano Beats the Rain in Watkins Glen

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Saturday’s (Aug. 4) Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International had a little bit of everything — rain, pit strategy and domination by Team Penske, as Joey Logano won for the third time in his last four starts at the famed road course. As stage 1 came to a close, Logano decided not to pit, instead …

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Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

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Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, who has been on an …

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Brandon Jones Falls to 15th After Strong Charlotte Run

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brandon Jones entered the Alsco 300 with a fresh whirl of confidence, and he almost delivered on it before settling for a 15th-place finish. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (May 26) was Jones’ third race at the track in the past nine days. He finished third in the …

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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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Brandon Jones Wins OneMain Financial 200 Pole

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Brandon Jones won the pole for Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 with a lap of 23.102 seconds (155.831 mph).  It is Jones’ second career XFINITY Series pole. “To be able to have raw speed here [at Dover], that’s pretty awesome,” Jones told FOX Sports’ Matt Yocum after his lap.  “[The crew] is working …

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