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Beyond the Cockpit: Ryan Preece Relishing His Big Chance with Joe Gibbs Racing

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Ryan Preece finished second two weeks ago at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, capping off one of the more popular runs in 2017 for the XFINITY Series. Preece was hometown racer getting his first start with a premier team at his home track. Throw in the fact he ran up front for the entirety of the Overton’s …

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US Cellular 250 Presented by American Ethanol Entry List

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While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series are in Long Pond, Penn. this weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will be in America’s Heartland at Iowa Speedway for the US Cellular 250 Presented by American Ethanol. For a change, there are zero MENCS regulars on the preliminary entry list (which includes …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: The PJ1 Trackbite Dominates NASCAR at Loudon

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Last weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series teams descended upon New Hampshire Motor Speedway for a now-traditional July weekend of speed.  Given the track’s typical single groove nature, PJ1 TrackBite was laid down in the turns.  Did it have an effect on the races?  Yes.  Did it also affect the broadcasts?  Oh …

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Pace Laps: A Massive Weekend at New Hampshire for JGR and Josef Newgarden’s Big IndyCar Win

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Roller coaster of a Day for JGR – You may not find a more adventurous day for Joe Gibbs Racing all season than Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. That’s because one JGR driver scored the win, another lost the trophy late, the third brought it home in a solid position and …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Busch Wins But Ryan Preece Shines in Season Debut

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In what started out to as the Kyle and Brad show, Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing pit crew executed on the final pit stop, en route to his second consecutive victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the XFINITY Series. Not as dominating as 2016, leading 190 of 200 laps, Busch paced the …

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Kyle Busch Beats Ryan Preece by 10 Seconds for XFINITY Loudon Victory

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The race victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway seemed to be in Brad Keselowski’s hands… and then it slipped out the hands of the No. 22 gas man. During the race’s final pit stops with 31 laps to go, Keselowski was given a stop-and-go penalty after a gas can left the pit box. Kyle Busch …

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Overton’s 200 Entry List

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series will be turning left and eating some good, old fashioned lobster Saturday afternoon when the Overton’s 200 takes place at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. There are 39 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will not be at full capacity. Ryan Preece will make his NXS season debut at Loudon in …

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Ryan Preece to Compete in Two XFINITY Series Events For Joe Gibbs Racing

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Current NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racer Ryan Preece will drive in two NASCAR XFINITY Series event for Joe Gibbs Racing this year. Preece’s first event for Gibbs will be at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, with his second coming at the second Iowa Speedway event. A native of Berlin, Conn., Preece currently sits eighth in the Modified …

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Kyle Busch Wins 53rd XFINITY Pole at NHMS

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Kyle Busch will be the first to the flag for Saturday’s AutoLotto 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, as he wins the pole for the 53rd time in his XFINITY Series career. “We’ve got a good piece, I just have to do my job now,” Busch said. “This place is hard to figure out. It’s …

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