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Xfinity Breakdown: Talladega Win Kicks Off Tyler Reddick’s Defence of Title

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For Tyler Reddick, defending his 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship was always going to be a difficult proposition. Let’s start with the simple fact that Reddick was hardly the most dominant or perhaps even convincing champion. He won only two races in his title-winning campaign one year ago, and under the current system, taking the …

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Tyler Reddick wins wild Xfinity Series race, $100k Dash 4 Cash prize

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Tyler Reddick conquered all his early race troubles to win the 2019 MoneyLion 300 at Talladega on Saturday, April 27. Reddick drove aggressively from the front of the field in the final two laps, blocking huge runs by eventual runner-up Gray Gaulding and Chase Briscoe (finished fourth). Burned it down 'til he can't see anymore.@TylerReddick …

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Gray Gaulding to Run Double Duty at Bristol

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Full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series competitor Gray Gaulding will compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway. In addition to his usual ride with NASCAR Xfinity Series team SS Green Light Racing, the 21-year-old will wheel the No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet in the Food City 500, Gaulding announced on …

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The Underdog House: Going Back To Cali

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Top of The Class Chris Buescher reclaimed his spot as the top underdog yet again this week. Buescher’s 16th-place finish highlighted a rather uneventful Cup race for the have nots on Sunday (March 17) at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. For JTG Daugherty Racing and Buescher, the race mirrored their performance in many of …

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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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The Underdog House: Small Teams See Toughest NASCAR Race of 2018 at Richmond

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Think Small This weekend at Richmond Raceway stood in stark contrast to the previous weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, where 12 cautions flew at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This time, the 0.750-mile track in Saturday night’s (Sep. 23) Federated Auto Parts 400 came out quiet with only one non-stage caution flying on …

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Entry List: Consumers Energy 400

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For Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, there are 40 teams entered.  No one will have to pack up and go home after qualifying. There are a number of changes for this week.  Trevor Bayne will be back in Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6, replacing Matt …

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Entry List: Coke Zero Sugar 400

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This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the second time this season on Saturday, July 7. 41 cars are on the preliminary entry list, and there are several changes to note. StarCom Racing will field two cars this weekend.  Joey Gase will pilot the No. 00 while Landon …

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4 Burning Questions: Should Iowa Host A Cup Race?

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Should Iowa Speedway be on the Cup Series calendar? Once the current track deals run out in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, one track NASCAR will be taking a very close look at will be the Iowa Speedway. The .875-mile track based in Newton, IA, was designed by Rusty Wallace and heavily based off …

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