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Noah Gragson Looking to Keep Consistency Rolling into Xfinity Playoffs

Eyes were on Noah Gragson entering the 2019 NASCAR season, moving up to the Xfinity Series from running two full seasons in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Throughout the season, his consistency has improved. Gragson, 21, hit the ground running with JR Motorsports this season, posting seven consecutive top-15 finishes …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Previewing the 2019 Playoffs

The regular season of NASCAR is complete. The Xfinity Series has raced from coast-to-coast, creating a “Big Three” — and heated rivalries. But it’s time for the postseason. Action has been fast and furious in 2019, with drivers returning to the series and stepping up their win totals. Veteran drivers …

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Noah Gragson Calls Finishing 3rd at Indy a ‘Dream Come True’

Noah Gragson entered the 2019 Indiana 250 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with zero experience at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had no fear during the race weekend at the 2.5-mile track in Speedway, Ind. Gragson qualified 13th, but he finished fourth and 10th in the first two respective …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Would Be the Most Surprising Driver to Miss the Cup Playoffs?

Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win put Kevin Harvick only two Cup wins behind team owner Tony Stewart. Assuming Harvick eventually eclipses Stewart’s mark, who has the more impressive NASCAR resume? Michael Massie: I’d still say Stewart because of the two more championships and because he took a leap of …

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Noah Gragson Forced to Change Focus in Rookie Xfinity Season

Noah Gragson came into his first full season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with a lot of momentum. In his series debut for Joe Gibbs Racing at Richmond International Raceway last year, Gragson led 10 laps and challenged for the win before finishing second. He ended up with two top-five …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Age a Valid Reason to Get a Playoff Waiver?

Kurt Busch openly admitted to some retirement consideration prior to his win last week. Who hangs it up first: Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick or Busch? Joy Tomlinson: My first thought is Jimmie Johnson since his last Cup Series win was over two years ago. He and his new crew chief seem …

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NASCAR 101: Top Average Finish By Xfinity Drivers at Daytona & Talladega

Here’s the cool thing about this weekend’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway: no Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. For a while, that would have been a rarity in NASCAR, something to shock. There was a period of time in NASCAR’s secondary series when an Xfinity regular …

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AJ Allmendinger Tops Daytona Xfinity Practice In First NASCAR Action Of 2019

AJ Allmendinger was looking to shake off the rust Thursday (July 4) after seven months away from NASCAR. Turns out there wasn’t much rust to shake off. Allmendinger posted a blistering one-lap speed of 194.902 mph at Daytona International Speedway, leading the way after first practice for the NASCAR Xfinity …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Jeremy Clements Chats Season-Best Finish at Iowa

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff break down a wild weekend of racing at Iowa Speedway where the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series took center stage. Ross Chastain was victorious in the truck race…. or so we thought, until NASCAR deemed the truck to be …

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