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XFINITY Breakdown: Brad Keselowski Beats the Rain and Carnage at Charlotte

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Whenever Brad Keselowski is on the entry list for an XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he becomes one of the odds-on favorites to grab the victory. He proved that in qualifying on Saturday morning (May 26) by winning the pole, as well as the Alsco 300. Keselowski jumped out to an early lead …

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Entry List: Alsco 300

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to action this week at the Charlotte Motor Speedway after a few weeks off.  43 cars make up this week’s entry list, meaning three cars will not make the race on Saturday afternoon. Ty Dillon returns to the No. 3 car for Richard Childress Racing after Shane Lee and Jeb …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Kaz Grala Describes Daytona Truck Series Victory, Racing in the XFINITY Series

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At just four years old, Kaz Grala began racing go-karts in Boston and then began competing a few years later. Since then, he’s raced in Bandoleros, the UARA-Stars Series, the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and even the K&N Pro Series East. But until 2016, those who only watch NASCAR’s …

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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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2-Headed Monster: Are Drivers Too Quick To Wreck Each Other?

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Dirty Deeds With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heading back to Martinsville Speedway this weekend, references to what took place during last fall’s visit to the paperclip-shaped half-mile are inevitable. Chase Elliott was leading and on the verge of his first career win when he took a shot to his rear bumper from Denny …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Kaz Grala Making Most of Opportunity with JGL Racing

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Go back two years and many NASCAR fans wouldn’t know the name Kaz Grala. Yet in 2018, he’s racing full-time in the XFINITY Series with JGL Racing. Grala, 19, has sped through the ranks of NASCAR, seen by finishing seventh in the Camping World Truck Series point standings in 2017. His season-opening victory at Daytona …

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Kaz Grala Earns Top-5 Finish in XFINITY Series Debut

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Kaz Grala didn’t enter Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway with any expectation other than to finish the race. That he did. But the JGL Racing rookie exceeded his expectations, saying multiple times he didn’t have the speed he hoped to have this weekend. Grala maneuvered his No. 24 …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Keeping Up With a Busy Off-Season

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Another off-season has come and gone and the XFINITY Series is set to take to the high banks of Daytona this Saturday. As prestigious as the World Center of Racing is, the race that opens the season doesn’t tell the fans how the season is going to turn out. 2017 was dominated by Joe Gibbs …

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