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Frontstretch Podcast: New Package Debuts at Phoenix, Brandon Jones Chats Xfinity Win

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the 2020 short track package as it debuted over the weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Joey Logano wound up the victor, winning his second race of the young season. Meanwhile, Tyler Reddick entertained, coming from the back to the front, only to end up with a …

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Brandon Jones Driving KBM’s No. 51 in 4 Races

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NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Brandon Jones will rejoin Kyle Busch Motorsports for four Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races in 2020, the team announced Wednesday (March 11). Jones will compete in the No. 51 Toyota Tundra at Iowa Speedway and Pocono Raceway in June, Kentucky Speedway in July and Martinsville Speedway in October. Various …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Brandon Jones Earns Victory, Joe Gibbs Racing Dominates Again at Phoenix

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series concluded its west coast swing with the running of the LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway, the first short-track race of the season. And it produced an unexpected winner, who outperformed over the most decorated Xfinity Series driver to do so. It seemed as though Kyle Busch would cruise to his …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Harrison Burton Brings Family Name Back to Victory Lane, Youth Tackles Auto Club With Ease

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In a visible contrast to last week’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where unwelcoming rain burst onto the scene, the NASCAR Xfinity Series raced under calm, sunny skies at Auto Club Speedway in California on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 29) for the 2020 Production Alliance Group 300. Auto Club has historically been a place where …

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Brandon Jones Wins the Xfinity Pole at Auto Club

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Brandon Jones will start from the pole position in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 29). Jones won the pole with a speed of 180.234 miles per hour earlier on Saturday, marking his third career pole and his first since Dover International Speedway in May 2018. Jones will be …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Brandon Jones Transitioning to Team Leader at Joe Gibbs Racing

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At this time two years ago, Brandon Jones was trying to find his footing at Joe Gibbs Racing. Now, two races into the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, he’s becoming one of the team’s leaders. Jones, 23, is in the midst of his fifth full-time season in Xfinity. His first two years were spent with …

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Brandon Jones Carries Throwback Colors Into Pivotal 2020 Season

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Tyler Reddick has graduated to the NASCAR Cup Series for 2020, but that hasn’t stopped him from being on Brandon Jones‘s mind through Daytona Speedweeks for the sport’s NASCAR Xfinity Series. For one, Reddick was one of the most influential superspeedway racers the NXS had last year. It’s left Jones studying how Reddick was able …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 1: Playoff Teams, Big 3 Dominate

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season was set to be promising from the beginning of the year, with many of its top drivers returning. Three of the series’ Championship 4 contenders from 2018 were back with vengeance, as Tyler Reddick was looking to repeat as champion, even though he swapped Chevrolet teams from JR Motorsports …

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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2020 Xfinity Crew Chiefs

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Joe Gibbs Racing has released its NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief lineup for the 2020 season. The Nov. 7 announcement comes two days after news broke that Riley Herbst will drive the No. 18 JGR Toyota full time in 2020 alongside teammates Brandon Jones and Harrison Burton. Herbst will be paired with veteran Dave Rogers, …

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Pace Laps: As The Keselowski Crumbles

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: As The Keselowski Crumbles Brad Keselowski is the driving force upon which Team Penske’s NASCAR team is built. He’s the one who strongly suggested Joey Logano as a future teammate while earning his first and only Cup championship in 2012. His unique voice and Twitter presence showcases a passion for …

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