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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Cashes in for Las Vegas Sweep, Ryan Sieg Shows Hidden Playoff Strength

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The green flag waved at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to kick off the Xfinity Series playoffs. The 12 playoff drivers got their first chance to show what they’ve got in this first round. Some rolled the dice and came out lucky, while others rolled snake eyes and lost out on valuable points. The driver who …

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Chase Briscoe Wins at Las Vegas, Advances Into Next Round of the Playoffs

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At Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe hit the jackpot in the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff opener. He swept the first two stages en route to win the Alsco 300, thereby clinching a berth into the next round. Briscoe added his eighth winner’s sticker to his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford with his victory at …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Previewing the 2020 Playoffs

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In the midst of one of the most bizarre NASCAR seasons, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season is finally complete. No practice, no qualifying, new racetracks and a great aerodynamic package have all led to an entertaining racing. Now it’s time for a seven-week grind to crown a champion come Nov. 7 at Phoenix Raceway. …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

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On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 General Tire 100 at the Daytona Road Course

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(Photo: Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

For the first time in 1,079 days, the ARCA Menards Series will be going road course racing. Its last outing on road course came on Aug. 27, 2017, at Road America. On Friday, the ARCA Menards Series will enter new territory and lead the way for NASCAR as the first series to race on the …

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Riley Herbst Victory Comes at Interesting Time for Toyota Racing Development

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Riley Herbst‘s ARCA victory at Michigan Sunday came at an interesting time for Toyota Racing Development. The victory comes just a few days removed from the announcement that Erik Jones would not return to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021. Herbst is one of Toyota’s long-term “experiments” that earned his first victory in over 1,000 days. …

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Riley Herbst Prevails On Final Restart to Earn First ARCA Victory Since 2017

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It was all about clean air on Sunday (Aug. 9) as Riley Herbst earned his first victory in the ARCA Menards Series in 1,157 days. Herbst was able to take the lead via the sidedraft on the final restart and ran away with it to earn the victory over Bret Holmes. Smoked the field. 🔥Then …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 VizCom 200 at Michigan

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After a doubleheader at Toledo Speedway, the ARCA Menards Series will head to the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway for the VizCom 200. It marks the 11th race of the 2020 season and the 39th race at Michigan. Eighteen drivers are entered for this race, including defending race winner Michael Self. Last season, Self won after …

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ARCA Preview: 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway

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In addition to being the eighth race of the ARCA Menards Series season, the 2020 Dawn 150 at Kansas Speedway will be an important test for the championship contenders because the 1.5-mile track will also host the season finale. This race and its name are realigned from the since-canceled event at Chicagoland Speedway. So, which …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Ryan Preece Overcome His Slow Start?

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#37: Ryan Preece, JTG Daugherty Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Cottonelle

What’s going on with Ryan Preece this season? Not many other drivers have had the kind of bad luck Ryan Preece has had this season. The sophomore NASCAR Cup Series driver sits at a dismal 30th in points, following a low-light of three straight last-place finishes. This is after starting 2020 off with not being …

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