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Eyes on Xfinity: JR Motorsports in “Pretty Good Shape” During Coronavirus Pandemic

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With no cash flow entering race shops for nearly six weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been a challenging time for many teams in NASCAR. JR Motorsports is no exception, but the Xfinity Series’ biggest team is said to be in a good place. Unlike many Xfinity teams, JRM hasn’t had to furlough or …

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Eyes on Xfinity: 10 Years Later, Justin Allgaier Reflects Back on 1st Series Victory

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With the exception of competing in the NASCAR Cup Series for two years, Justin Allgaier has been a household name in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for over a decade. Allgaier has piled up 11 wins over the course of his career, and Friday (March 20) marks 10 years since his first triumph, coming at Bristol …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Alex Bowman, Bubba Wallace Among NASCAR Stars Going iRacing: Here’s Where and When to Watch

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The NASCAR world is paused for the moment, but a number of drivers and crew members are using iRacing to keep racing going in some form for the time being. Earlier this week, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak forced the sport of stock car racing into an unprecedented state of suspended animation, with NASCAR postponing the …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Brandon Jones Earns Victory, Joe Gibbs Racing Dominates Again at Phoenix

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series concluded its west coast swing with the running of the LS Tractor 200 at Phoenix Raceway, the first short-track race of the season. And it produced an unexpected winner, who outperformed over the most decorated Xfinity Series driver to do so. It seemed as though Kyle Busch would cruise to his …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Harrison Burton Brings Family Name Back to Victory Lane, Youth Tackles Auto Club With Ease

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In a visible contrast to last week’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where unwelcoming rain burst onto the scene, the NASCAR Xfinity Series raced under calm, sunny skies at Auto Club Speedway in California on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 29) for the 2020 Production Alliance Group 300. Auto Club has historically been a place where …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 1: Playoff Teams, Big 3 Dominate

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season was set to be promising from the beginning of the year, with many of its top drivers returning. Three of the series’ Championship 4 contenders from 2018 were back with vengeance, as Tyler Reddick was looking to repeat as champion, even though he swapped Chevrolet teams from JR Motorsports …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Proves Biggest of Big 3

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On Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the worst case scenario for NASCAR’s current system of deciding champions came to pass, as Matt Crafton managed to capture the Camping World Truck Series crown despite also finishing off a winless season in the process, his runner-up finish Austin Hill proving to be enough. But if that outcome …

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Justin Allgaier ‘Just Didn’t Have The Speed’ At Homestead, Finishes 4th In Championship

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Justin Allgaier came into the 2019 championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with more momentum than anybody on the heels of his ISM Raceway victory last week. Unfortunately, for the driver of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, that momentum didn’t translate to anything on track. Allgaier struggled from the get go and wound up coming …

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Tyler Reddick Captures Back-To-Back NASCAR Xfinity Titles With Ford 300 Win

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series title came down to the three drivers that have dominated its season: Tyler Reddick, Cole Custer and Christopher Bell. A trio that won 21 of 33 races this season ran 1-2-3 entering the closing laps of Saturday’s (Nov. 16) Ford 300. In the end, it was a battle for who …

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Friday Faceoff: Is ISM Raceway a Better Finale Venue Than Homestead?

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Is moving the NASCAR championship races from Homestead-Miami Speedway to ISM Raceway beginning in 2020 an improvement, downgrade or lateral move? Adam Cheek: Lateral move. I preferred the championship being at a track the series only visits once per year, but I enjoy ISM and think it’s a decent venue for the season finale. There are …

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