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Cole Custer wins Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway, denying Busch his 200th win

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A caution, a slow pit stop, and a pit road penalty changed the entire complexion of the Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway. When the checkered flag flew, Cole Custer won the Production Alliance Group 300. It is his first victory this season, his third career Xfinity Series victory, and the first Xfinity Series …

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Cole Custer, Justin Allgaier lead Xfinity Practices at Auto Club

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Cole Custer and Justin Allgaier led the two practice sessions for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Auto Club Speedway. Custer led the first session at Auto Club with a time of 40.669, just over 177 mph. Christopher Bell was second and Kyle Busch, seeking his 200th win in NASCAR, was third quickest at 40.828. NASCAR XFINITY …

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Christopher Bell Sweeps Stages, Wins Rinnai 250 at Atlanta

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Christopher Bell dominated the 2019 Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The 24-year-old from Norman, Okla., won his ninth career NASCAR Xfinity Series race. He swept both stages and held off Cole Custer in a late shootout to win the Rinnai 250. Bell became the first driver to win in Toyota’s Supra. “That’s really, really …

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Justin Haley & Cole Custer Quickest in Atlanta Xfinity Practices

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series held two practice sessions on Friday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway in preparation for Saturday afternoon’s Rinnai 250. Cole Custer was fastest in the opening session of the day with a lap speed of 178.218 mph, running just 12 laps during the session.  Christopher Bell followed in second position with a …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Keeping Up With 2018 Offseason

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a 13-week hiatus, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is set to take the high banks of Daytona International Speedway this Saturday (Feb. 16). Though it is the biggest race of the season, Daytona doesn’t give a fair prospective on how the season will turn out as a whole. You could argue that wasn’t the case …

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Entry List: NASCAR Racing Experience 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series opens the 2019 season Saturday, Feb. 16, at Daytona International Speedway. 38 cars are entered with many drivers in different rides from the end of the 2018 season. New faces have also come to NASCAR’s second-tier division. JR Motorsports has four drivers entered this weekend.  Michael Annett moves from the No. …

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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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XFINITY Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Captures XFINITY Championship

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Heading into Saturday’s (Nov. 17) XFINITY Series championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Tyler Reddick was looked at as the underdog. But once he got the high groove working, the No. 9 Chevrolet was unstoppable, ending the night hoisting the championship trophy. Reddick ran the entire stage in the top five, placing third. But in the …

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Cole Custer on Championship Runner-Up: “I feel like we did almost everything right”

Cole Custer came up one spot short of winning the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. (Photo/Davey Segal)

For 95 laps of Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300, you could’ve said it was 2017 all over again. Cole Custer had the dominant car, leading the field and driving away. The only difference this season is that a championship was on the line. Unfortunately for the Ladera Ranch, California native, he wound up one spot short …

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