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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Some Gave All

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The Coca-Cola 600 is a marathon slog to close out the greatest day in auto racing, following the Monaco Grand Prix in Formula One and the Indianapolis 500 in IndyCar. Despite a quiet middle half, a chaotic first quarter and wild finish made it one of the season’s better races overall. Tires weren’t cooperating, which …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Prevails in Unusually Eventful Charlotte Race

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Tyler Reddick is making a habit out of proving that statistics aren’t everything. He did it in a big way last season, claiming the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship despite winning only the first and last events of the year. It’s not fair to say he stole the title because he came up big when it …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Christopher Bell Be at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2020?

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After winning 10 NASCAR Xfinity Series races over the past three years, it’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that Christopher Bell will be driving in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season. For this week’s 2-Headed Monster, Wesley Coburn and Clayton Caldwell debate whether Bell with be driving for Joe Gibbs Racing or elsewhere. Where …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Kyle Busch Earns 2nd Part of Texas Sweep, But Not Without Intrigue

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Sometimes the journey really is as important as the destination. Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway was a perfect example. If you just came in at the end and saw that Kyle Busch won the race, well, yeah, that was no surprise. That’s kind of what he does when he shows up …

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Tyler Reddick, Kyle Busch Lead Texas NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice For My Bariatric Solutions 300

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NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the 2019 My Bariatric 300 at Texas Motor Speedway has been completed Friday (March 29). Reigning series champion and current points leader Tyler Reddick along with former series champion Kyle Busch led the way ahead of Saturday’s race. First practice Busch was in a Richard Childress Racing sandwich on the …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jeffrey Earnhardt Expects Wins In Joe Gibbs Racing Opportunity

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Since Jeffrey Earnhardt‘s NASCAR career began in 2009, he’s driven low-budget equipment. That’s not the case this year, and he knows it. In mid-November, Earnhardt announced he and sponsors Xtreme Concepts and iK9 would join Joe Gibbs Racing for nine Xfinity Series races driving the No. 18 ride – the same one Kyle Busch has …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Christopher Bell Serves Notice with Dominating Atlanta Sweep

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If the old cliche that the “real” NASCAR season doesn’t start until after Daytona is really true, it could be a year full of NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers chasing Christopher Bell. Bell started from the pole at Atlanta Motor Speedway and dared any driver to beat him. Tyler Reddick looked like he might have a …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Fails To Win At Atlanta, Scores 1st Top 10

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Jeffrey Earnhardt had the chance to do what his grandfather Dale Earnhardt did nine times, win at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The fourth-generation racer lined up on the outside of leader Christopher Bell on the final restart of the Rinnai 250 with an opportunity to steal a win away from his dominant Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Avoids Headlines, Makes Progress in JGR Xfinity Debut

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The last thing that comes to mind when hearing the words Earnhardt and Daytona is uneventful. But that’s perhaps the perfect word to describe Jeffrey Earnhardt’s debut race with Joe Gibbs Racing, a lead-lap, 15th-place finish. It’s also more valuable than it may seem on the surface. Thanks to a penalty for changing tires post-qualifying, …

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Tyler Reddick Wins Pole For NASCAR Xfinity Race at Daytona, Jeffrey Earnhardt 2nd

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Tyler Reddick picked up right where he left off, even beating an Earnhardt at Daytona International Speedway. Last year’s winner in the season opener won the pole for Saturday’s (Feb. 16) NASCAR Experience 300 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Reddick went on to win the championship but switched teams in the offseason; he didn’t miss …

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