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Gray Gaulding Has Best Short Track Finish with Support of MVP Quarterback

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#08: Gray Gaulding, SS Green Light Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Panini

Gray Gaulding survived a wild night in his most unique paint scheme to date to finish sixth in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16). While the run wasn’t Gaulding’s career-best NASCAR Xfinity Series finish — he was runner-up at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this season — it was his …

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Tyler Reddick Wins Xfinity Pole at Daytona

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Tyler Reddick won the pole for tonight’s Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Reddick, who also won the pole for the February race at Daytona, claimed the top spot with a speed of 187.743 mph. The other two members of this season’s Xfinity Series Big Three will have to do some work in …

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Friday Faceoff: Will the Summer Showdown At Daytona Be Mild or Wild?

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The traditional-style plate races so far this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series have been varied from wild (Daytona International Speedway) to tame (Talladega Superspeedway). What scenario is more likely this week? Frank Velat: Talladega became notorious for having one crash-marred race after another to the point that drivers now seem to go …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Without a Cup Top 5

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156 races. That’s how many starts it took for Matt DiBenedetto to have a top five in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. After a Cup career that began in 2015 and yielded four top 10s prior to 2019, DiBenedetto wheeled his No. 95 to a fourth-place run at Sonoma Raceway, scoring his first top …

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The Underdog House: Like Taking Candy From an Underdog

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Top of The Class With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series enjoying a rare week off, the NASCAR Xfinity Series moved into the spotlight, running the CircuitCity.com 250. Yes, that Circuit City. Turns out it does still exist and it appears ready to rise from the brink of extinction back to consumer relevance. Much like …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Christopher Bell, Team Prevail at Dover With Passing at a Premium

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

It’s pretty common to refer to the final yellow flag pit stop of a NASCAR race as the “money stop.” On Saturday at Dover International Speedway, it earned that name in very literal fashion for Christopher Bell and his No. 20 Toyota team en route to a victory in the Allied Steel Buildings 200. Dover …

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Christopher Bell Nabs Dover Allied Steel Buildings 200 Win After Cole Custer Dominance, Late-Race Drama

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Cole Custer absolutely dominated Saturday’s (May 4) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway. But Christopher Bell beat Custer off pit road, busted through to clean air and busted up Custer’s chance to win the 2019 Allied Steel Buildings 200. It’s Bell’s 11th career NASCAR XFINITY Series win, his second straight victory at Dover …

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After Runner-Up Finish at Talladega, Gray Gaulding Is ‘Not Laying Down For Anybody’

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Gray Gaulding tallied his career-best finish of second-place on Saturday (April 27) in the MoneyLion 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway. The SS-Greenlight Racing driver has had some strong runs this season while also picking up sponsors in the form of Panini Trading Cards, NASCAR Racing Experience, Flywheel Technologies and others. The result was Gaulding’s second …

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Gray Gaulding Secures Dover Sponsorship

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After making a public plea for sponsorship for this weekend’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway, Gray Gaulding has secured sponsorship for the Allied Steel Buildings 200. NBC Sports reports that World Wide Safety Consulting will be the primary sponsor of the No. 08 Chevrolet Camaro for the SS-Green Light Racing driver. The …

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The Underdog House: The Other Draft Day

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Top of The Class Ryan Preece might be one of the few drivers who would be happy with a few more races at Daytona and Talladega. He seems to have taken to the multi lane, high speed chess game quite well. Preece scored a third-place finish in the Geico 500 on Sunday (April 28), his …

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