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Matt Tifft Joins Front Row Motorsports for 2019; Michael McDowell, David Ragan Returning

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

For the first time since 2015, Front Row Motorsports will field a full-time three-car field for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Matt Tifft will pilot the third entry for 2019, the No. 36, while both David Ragan and Michael McDowell will return. “Today is a huge moment in my career, announcing my …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Comes from Back to Win Phoenix, Clinches Spot at Homestead

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After wrecking out in the first two races in the Round of 8, Christopher Bell accepted the fact he may not be competing for a championship this season in the XFINITY Series. But that’s why they race, as he cruised to the victory in Saturday’s Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 at ISM Raceway. Bell started …

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Matt Tifft Just Falls Short of Racing in Championship 4 at Homestead

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It was a career day for Matt Tifft and his No. 2 Go Green Chevrolet team. A career day that almost landed him alongside his teammate Daniel Hemric in the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tifft stayed within arm’s length of the lead throughout the entire race on Saturday (Nov. 10) and that kept him …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Silly Season Update

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Much of NASCAR’s annual Silly Season is focused on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Meanwhile, a lot of moves happen in the NASCAR XFINITY Series as well. With two races remaining in the XFINITY season, many moves have been announced, many have not and retirement is right around the corner for some. Though not …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Punches Ticket to Homestead, Wins Chaotic Race at Texas

Cole Custer Texas Win

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After a tough first week in the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway two weeks ago (Oct. 20), Cole Custer likely needed to win in order to race for an XFINITY Series championship this season. That’s exactly what he did in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Custer began the race from …

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Daniel Hemric Penalized for Height Violation

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR released their weekly Penalty Report on Wednesday (Oct. 24).  It’s bad news for Daniel Hemric. After finishing second in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, Hemric’s No. 21 Chevrolet measured too low in the left front corner.  NASCAR has assessed an L1-level penalty against the team.  As a result, crew chief Danny Stockman …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Makes History at Dover

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

From the moment the XFINITY Series took to Dover International Speedway on Friday (Oct. 5), Christopher Bell turned fast laps. He repeated that on Saturday en route to winning the Bar Harbor 200. In qualifying, Bell didn’t win the pole, though did grab the second position. It took the No. 20 car until the exit of …

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Christopher Bell Wins At Dover As Matt Tifft, Ross Chastain Battle For Last XFINITY Playoff Spot

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Dover International Speedway produced a ho-hum NASCAR XFINITY Series race for the first 161 laps of its 200-lap, 200-mile race. Then, out of nowhere, all heck broke loose as the pressure to advance in the playoffs took center stage. A pair of late cautions shuffled the field around, pitting Matt Tifft, Austin Cindric and Ross …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Previewing the Playoffs

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just over seven months ago, the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season began at Daytona International Speedway in a five-overtime thriller, ending with the closest margin of victory in NASCAR history. Seven months later, it hasn’t slowed down. Action has been fast and furious this season, as veteran drivers prove why they are the ones to …

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