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Eyes on Xfinity: Viva Motorsports’ Closing is a Warning Sign for the Xfinity Series

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All it takes is one to start a trend. Just one, and all of a sudden you have a whole bunch following in your path. It is not something to be proud of, but that is just the state of racing in 2015. Doors close. Employees are sent to the unemployment line, and few are …

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Viva Motorsports Shuts Down Operations

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(Photo: Jamie Dick Facebook)

Viva Motorsports, who fields the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, announced on Monday they will cease operations, effective this week. “It takes a tremendous level of commitment to compete at this level of auto racing, especially when striving to get better on limited resources, week in and week out,” said …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Buckle Up 200 at Dover

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It was all about fuel Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Chris Buescher was able to extend his championship lead, nursing a tank of gas 98 laps to a victory at Dover International Speedway in the Buckle Up 200. The triumph is Buescher’s second of the season, but was more controversial than his first …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Hisense 300 at Charlotte

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How good was Austin Dillon‘s car in Saturday’s Hisense 300? After the race, Dillon said he didn’t want to get out. He started the race on the pole and dominated from there, leading 163 of 200 laps and making a perfect driver rating of 150.0 en route to his victory. Denny Hamlin tried to make a …

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NASCAR Hands Down Penalties Following Charlotte & Iowa

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If you were around on Twitter Saturday afternoon during the opening NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session at Iowa Speedway, you probably heard about the incident involving the No. 55 Chevrolet of Jamie Dick. A weight fell from the No. 4 Chevrolet being driven by Ross Chastain that hit the No. 55. The car suffered major …

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Richard Childress Racing Drivers Fastest in 2015 3M 250 Practice at Iowa, Scary Moment For Jamie Dick

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While the Sprint Cup Series has their All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend, the Xfinity Series will go short-track racing instead, traveling to 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway for the 3M 250. NXS teams had two practice sessions Saturday morning to dial in their cars, with a frontrunner quickly emerging for the pole: Richard Childress …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Returns With Viva Motorsports at Talladega

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Viva Motorsports will have FW1 Waterless Wash & Wax on the side of the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro at the Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday. It marks the first time this season that the company will be on the ride. Viva Auto Group and Bestway Autos will also be featured on the car. Jeffrey Earnhardt will …

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Jamie Dick Says He’ll Return to Xfinity Series Competition

Jamie Dick car credit Jamie Dick Facebook

(Photo: Jamie Dick Facebook)

Jamie Dick might have been diagnosed with diabetes recently, but he says it won’t keep him from the car. Dick, who normally drives the No. 55 for Viva Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, was sidelined last month after the Phoenix race. Following the race, Dick was sent to the infield care center for dizziness …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher Setting Standards High at Roush Fenway Racing

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Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images

Ford has struck gold once again. For the first time since Carl Edwards joined the Ford banner in 2002, the Blue Oval has found a driver that is extremely unique. Fast, furious and focused is how Chris Buescher is behind the wheel. With the right driver/crew chief combination, the Texas native has excelled in the NASCAR …

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Jamie Dick Diagnosed With Diabetes, Jeffrey Earnhardt in at Fontana

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(Photo: Jamie Dick Facebook)

Viva Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Xfinity Series driver/owner Jamie Dick will miss this weekend’s race at Auto Club Speedway after being diagnosed with new onset diabetes. Dick, 26, visited the infield care center after finishing 28th in the Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, reporting dizziness and fatigue. Medical personnel at the track recommended …

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