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Eyes on Xfinity: Chad Finchum, Brian Keselowski Learning Together at MBM Motorsports

Chad Finchum Brian Keselowski Michigan

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The driver/crew chief dynamic is one of the key components of being successful in NASCAR. This weekend at Chicagoland Speedway marks the one-year anniversary of Brian Keselowski calling the shots for MBM Motorsports driver Chad Finchum. Keselowski, 37, older brother to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski, has 67 NASCAR national touring starts. …

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The Underdog House: Half Mile Concrete Jungle

2019 Phoenix I CUP Matt DiBenedetto NKP

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Top of The Class Matt DiBenedetto and Leavine Family Racing have been quite the surprise thus far in 2019. In fact, this group had the kind of weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway that will have us revoking their underdog eligibility if it were to become a regular occurrence. Many fans were first introduced to DiBenedetto …

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Entry List: Rinnai 250

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will also race this Saturday in the Rinnai 250 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway as part of a doubleheader with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Currently, 37 cars are entered in the race, meaning that everyone entered will start on Saturday. Cup Series rookie Ryan Preece will drive the No. 8 …

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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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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Survives Flurry of Late Cautions to Win in Iowa

2018 Iowa NXS Christopher Bell burnout NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Christopher Bell, who led 94 laps, won his third consecutive race when he beat Justin Allgaier to the checkered flag in Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. The last time a driver won three NASCAR XFINITY Series races in a row was in 1999 when Dale …

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Ryan Reed, Chad Finchum Lead XFINITY Practices at Daytona

2017 Road America NXS Ryan Reed Russell LABounty NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

At the top of the charts in Friday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series practices ahead of Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway were Ryan Reed and Chad Finchum. First practice: Reed, two-time winner at Daytona put the Roush Fenway No. 16 to the top of the leaderboard with a top speed of 196.143 mph. …

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Entry List: Food City 500

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the second short track event of the season. 39 cars make up this week’s entry list, the most entries since the season-opening Daytona 500. Landon Cassill will be back behind the wheel of the No. 00 car for StarCom Racing …

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Chad Finchum Planning Cup Debut At Bristol

2017 Homestead NXS Chad Finchum Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

NASCAR XFINITY Series rookie Chad Finchum is getting a promotion much earlier than expected. The 23-year-old will attempt to make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut at Bristol with Carl Long Racing. The announcement was made Tuesday (March 27) and first reported by WVLT in Knoxville, Tenn. In 12 XFINITY starts, Finchum has run …

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