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John Hunter Nemechek Claims 1st Career XFINITY Win at Kansas

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John Hunter Nemechek became the third driver this season to park the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro in Victory Lane for Chip Ganassi Racing, winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. It was his first NXS win for his career and the sixth for Ganassi in 2018. #ChipLikesWinners@JHNemechek | #KSL300 pic.twitter.com/32h3QqzbvV — Kansas …

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Daniel Hemric Scores Hollywood Casino 300 XFINITY Pole at Kansas Speedway

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Playoff drivers Daniel Hemric and Christopher Bell will lead the NASCAR XFINITY Series field to the green flag in Saturday afternoon’s Hollywood Casino 300 at Kansas Speedway. Hemric’s 183.955 mph lap was enough to give him his fourth pole this season in the first race to set the Championship 4. #SoundOn for your #KSL300 pole …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daniel Hemric Describes Ins and Outs of Dover

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It’s a fun, and entertaining (hopefully) Frontstretch Podcast this week, as the duo of Dustin Albino and Mike Neff join NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Daniel Hemric to discuss the weekend of racing at the Monster Mile — Dover International Speedway. Hemric grabbed the pole for the XFINITY race and led 23 laps en route to a Stage 2 victory. However, the No. …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Makes History at Dover

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From the moment the XFINITY Series took to Dover International Speedway on Friday (Oct. 5), Christopher Bell turned fast laps. He repeated that on Saturday en route to winning the Bar Harbor 200. In qualifying, Bell didn’t win the pole, though did grab the second position. It took the No. 20 car until the exit of …

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Daniel Hemric Grabs XFINITY Pole at Dover

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Daniel Hemric scored his third pole of the XFINITY Series season on Saturday (Oct. 6) at Dover International Speedway. Hemric is still looking for his first win in the series, and also hopes to advance to the next round of the playoffs during the Bar Harbor 200 later this afternoon. He finished third in the …

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2-Headed Monster: Ryan Preece or Daniel Hemric, Who Will Have The Better Career?

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We’ve got our rookie class for the 2019 season. It was announced last Friday (Sept. 28) that Ryan Preece and Daniel Hemric will both move up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and compete against each other for Rookie of the Year. More rookies could be added to the list later, but the focus …

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5 Points to Ponder: A NASCAR ROVALution in Charlotte

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ONE: Thank You Marcus Smith, Charlotte Motor Speedway and NASCAR A couple of years ago, Speedway Motorsports Inc. CEO and director Marcus Smith, who also happens to be the general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway, had an idea. “Why don’t we revive the old road course and race NASCAR on the Roval?” Smith said on …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Ryan Blaney Wins the ROVAL, Kyle Larson Survives to Advance

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Who’s in the headline The list of road course favorites was long going into the first ROVAL race, and it was a safe bet that Ryan Blaney wasn’t on most of those lists. However, sometimes it is better to be lucky than good, and Blaney was lucky to be in the right place at the …

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Chase Briscoe Tames Charlotte ROVAL for 1st Career XFINITY Series Win

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The playoff drivers may be the focus of a lot of talk this time of year, but Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe reminded everyone that he was in it to win it. And win he did, for his first career XFINITY trophy. Briscoe’s win makes him the first driver to win on Charlotte’s …

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Austin Cindric, Daniel Hemric Top XFINITY ROVAL Practice Sessions

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Richard Childress Racing’s Daniel Hemric, fresh off the news that he will race full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, was fastest overall in XFINITY Series practice on Friday.  Hemric’s lap of 104.966 mph was set midway through Happy Hour Practice No. 1 Team Penske’s Austin Cindric was fastest in the opening …

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