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DGM Racing Scores Double Top 10 at Atlanta

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

HAMPTON, Ga. – Mario Gosselin, former ARCA Menards Series driver and now team owner of DGM Racing, was helping his pit crew load a car into the top of the hauler after Saturday night’s (March 19) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. When Frontstretch caught up with the veteran racer, the 50-year-old jumped down from …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Kicks Off Championship Defense With Daytona Win

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#54: Ty Dillon, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Bass Pro Shops #02: Brett Moffitt, Our Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Fr8Auctions #22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Verizon 5G

For the first two stages of Saturday’s (Feb. 13) Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300 at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Xfinity Series field played nice with one another. But in stage three, all hell broke loose, with the race’s complexion changing multiple times. By the end of the race, it was reigning NASCAR Xfinity …

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Xfinity Qualifying, Cup Final Practice Canceled Due to Rain

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A rather large rain cell arrived early at Daytona International Speedway Saturday morning (Feb. 13), but it surely wasn’t welcome. In fact, the torrential downpour canceled both NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying and final Cup Series practice. Forty-five drivers were entered for today’s scheduled Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner 300 at Daytona. Typically, the field is …

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Entry List: Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. 300

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There are 45 cars competing for 36 spots for Saturday’s (Feb. 13) 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. The Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. 300 features a number of drivers debuting in new rides as the 120-lap race kicks off the sport’s nine month, 33-race schedule. Among the notable entries is …

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Mario Gosselin Returning to Xfinity at Daytona

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Mario Gosselin will attempt to race in the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, he announced Dec. 7. He’ll drive the No. 91 Chevrolet for his own team, DGM Racing. It marks his first time competing in the series since 2017. “I’m living the dream,” Gosselin said in a team release. …

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Josh Williams, Mario Gosselin, Danny Johnson Teaming Up to Help Develop Talent

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In the current landscape of racing, there’s a significant middle gap. Josh Williams, Mario Gosselin and Danny Johnson are looking to fill that gap. Williams cut his teeth racing at the grassroots level. Between 2010 and 2018, he made 102 starts for his family-operated ARCA Menards Series team, JW Motorsports (which also fields Legends cars …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Alex Labbe on the Transition from the Pinty’s Series

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

During Friday’s rained out qualifying session, 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion Alex Labbe sat down with Frontstretch. Labbe is currently in the middle of his first full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series season with King Autosport, owned by Canadian racing legend Mario Gosselin. The season has seen Labbe exceed expectations for both being a lower funded team and …

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NASCAR 101: International Racers in 2017

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett/NKP)

NASCAR is looking for some international flavor, and its diversity program is attempting to sway the sport in a direction similar to the Verizon IndyCar Series. International stock car drivers are rare, and ones with the funding to bring them to America to race in one of NASCAR’s top three series is a feat that’s …

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Entry List: XFINITY Series Coca-Cola Firecracker 250

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

On Monday, NASCAR released the entry list for the XFINITY Series Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.  43 cars are entered, meaning that three teams will have to pack up and leave early. With the XFINITY Series supporting Cup once again, we have Cup drivers in the field for Friday night.  Ty Dillon is …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in 2015 Ford EcoBoost 300 Xfinity Practice at Homestead

(Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

On Friday afternoon, the Xfinity Series held a 45-minute practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway ahead of Saturday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300. The rain that ended Sprint Cup practice early did not affect the session.  However, the tire wear and increased amount of rubber on the track did. Much like in Camping World Truck Series practice …

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