Race Weekend Central

Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, who has been on an …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Reviewing the Opening 10 Races of 2018

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Through the opening 10 races of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, the slogan “names are made here” would be accurate to describe NASCAR’s top preliminary division. In case you haven’t paid any attention or have simply forgotten what has transpired in the series over the first three months of the season, there has been …

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NASCAR 101: 10 Winners, 10 Races

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

10 races, 10 winners. That’s the case thus far in the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season as the field begins its two-week break following last weekend’s race at Dover International Speedway. Each race in 2018 has seen a different winner in Victory Lane, a combination of series regulars and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ringers …

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Fronstretch Podcast: Noah Gragson Reviews Monster Dover Weekend

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review a full weekend of racing at Dover International Speedway with Dustin Albino, Davey Segal, Zach Catanzareti and driver of the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra, Noah Gragson. Kevin Harvick won his fourth race of the season at Dover, sweeping all three stages. However, it was Daniel …

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3 Cup Teams, 2 XFINITY Teams Receive L1 Penalties Following Dover

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Following the post-Dover teardowns at NASCAR’s R&D Centers, the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team, the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team, and the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team all received L1-level penalties. The N0. 14 and No. 19 teams each violated rules related to the rear windows. Dover runner-up finisher Clint Bowyer‘s window did …

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Pace Laps: Miles the Not-So Monstrous?

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Monster Mile Takes A Bite Out Of… No One? – It was business as usual for Kevin Harvick Sunday (May 6) at the Monster Mile. Harvick cruised to the checkered flag by seven seconds over his closest competition. It was a series-leading fourth MENCS win of the year and the ninth …

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Justin Allgaier Hold Off Teammate to Win OneMain Financial 200, Dash 4 Cash Bonus at Dover

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Justin Allgaier picked up his first win of the 2018 XFINITY Series season in Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. The JR Motorsports driver led the most laps – 104 – and held off a late charge by teammate Elliott Sadler to win by 0.306 seconds. Allgaier also earned the $100,000 Dash 4 …

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Combination of Speed and Luck Lands Justin Allgaier Spot in Dash 4 Cash at Dover

Justin Allgaier (Photo: Christian Koelle)

It was a whirlwind of a day for Justin Allgaier and the No. 7 team at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, but when the checkered flag flew, he emerged with a third-place finish. Allgaier held more than a 20-second lead as the laps ticked down, but he ran out of fuel on a late-race caution. The …

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Justin Allgaier Overcomes Bristol Chaos for Runner-up Finish

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Through all the chaos in Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Justin Allgaier seemed to experience about all of it. From spins, wall contact, bumpers and more, Allgaier capped it off with a comeback, finishing second behind race-winner Ryan Preece. Entering the weekend with what Allgaier believed was a solid No. 7 JR …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano in a League of His Own at Auto Club Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Five laps into Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano might as well have been handed the trophy. Logano started second, but on lap 5 took the top spot, and never looked back, leading the next 126 laps, before a caution came out with 30 to go. While other teams had just pitted …

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