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Tyler Reddick, Kyle Busch Lead Texas NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice For My Bariatric Solutions 300

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NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the 2019 My Bariatric 300 at Texas Motor Speedway has been completed Friday (March 29). Reigning series champion and current points leader Tyler Reddick along with former series champion Kyle Busch led the way ahead of Saturday’s race. First practice Busch was in a Richard Childress Racing sandwich on the …

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Xfinity Championship Contenders Run Into Trouble At Auto Club

2019 Auto Club Speedway NXS Tyler Reddick Kyle Busch photo credit NASCAR via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

The first two stages in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway were cool, calm and collected — as cool as the flip side of a pillow. Then all hell broke loose. Multiple Xfinity Series championship contenders ran into trouble over the course of the race, most of which occurred in the last …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Brandon Jones Regaining Confidence with Joe Gibbs Racing

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In 2017, Brandon Jones struggled all season long while driving for Richard Childress Racing, failing to reach the postseason. The Georgia native needed a change. That change came in 2018 when he moved to a new company and manufacturer and started working with new people at Joe Gibbs Racing. That same change led to Jones …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Could be the Next First-Time Winner in the Xfinity Series?

2019 Las Vegas I NXS Jeremy Clements Ryan Sieg racing NKP

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This year, we have seen the Xfinity Series start off with some surprises, with some underdogs performing unexpectedly well. Michael Annett scored his first career win in the season opener at Daytona, much to the surprise of many, and the trend of good runs has continued for him as well. Two of these drivers who …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Las Vegas Features the Package, Headscratching Decision Making

2019 Las Vegas I CUP Kyle Busch pack racing NKP

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Las Vegas brought viewers the third straight tripleheader weekend to start the season.  Admittedly, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was another big unknown, but ended up being a lot more like Atlanta than anyone would have thought. Pennzoil 400 This was it.  The big debut of “the package.”  Did it live up to …

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Michael Annett Leads Parade, Wins First NASCAR Xfinity Race of Career at Daytona

2018 Las Vegas I NXS Michael Annett Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Michael Annett could not care less how many passes happened Saturday (Feb. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. At the end of the day, he left a NASCAR Xfinity Series winner. Annett led a race-high 45 laps and stayed in control down the stretch to win the 2019 NASCAR Experience 300.  Teammate Justin Allgaier also served as …

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Christian Eckes, Brandon Jones Return to Kyle Busch Motorsports Truck Roster

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Christian Eckes and Brandon Jones will again drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2019. Eckes will pilot the team’s No. 51 in seven races in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series this year, the team announced today (Feb. 5). He joins Jones, who was revealed to be part of the No. 51’s roster yesterday (Feb. …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Playoff Teams


(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Heading into 2018, the Xfinity Series was stacked with competition — more so than even 2016 or 2017 with returning veterans, fresh babyfaces entering the next chapter of their career and even Cup drivers making the leap back down to be competitive in the top preliminary division. Your browser does not support iframes. Series regulars won …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Silly Season Update

2018 Las Vegas I CWTS Noah Gragson Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Much of NASCAR’s annual Silly Season is focused on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Meanwhile, a lot of moves happen in the NASCAR XFINITY Series as well. With two races remaining in the XFINITY season, many moves have been announced, many have not and retirement is right around the corner for some. Though not …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Punches Ticket to Homestead, Wins Chaotic Race at Texas

Cole Custer Texas Win

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a tough first week in the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago (Oct. 20), Cole Custer likely needed to win in order to race for an XFINITY Series championship this season. That’s exactly what he did in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer began the race from …

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