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Kyle Larson Leads Opening XFINITY Practice As Joey Gase, Spencer Gallagher Collide

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series were the first to hit the track Friday morning at Dover International Speedway. Joey Gase and Spencer Gallagher? They were the first to have a verbal altercation after the Monster Mile reached out and bit. Cup regular Kyle Larson led the way at 154.540 mph, putting down a hot lap around halfway through the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Spencer Gallagher Experiencing Rookie Woes in XFINITY Series

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett / NKP)

The beginning of 2017 marked a couple of firsts in the XFINITY Series for a new Chevrolet team. Spencer Gallagher entered his first full-time campaign in the top preliminary series in NASCAR, as did GMS Racing, owned by his father Maury Gallagher. Gallagher competed in seven XFINITY Series events in 2016, placing a season-best eighth in July …

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Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Moments to Make You Laugh Out Loud

In honor of this off week, Amy Henderson led our staff in collecting five classic NASCAR moments that left us laughing. It’s driver personalities on display with the type of fun that keeps fans coming back to watch every week. 1. Let’s start this off with some butt cheeks. Here, Tony Stewart walks up behind Kevin Harvick during …

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Massive Crashes Take Out Multiple XFINITY Drivers Early in Daytona

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

Wreck 1 Even before the field finished the first stage in the season-opening Powershares QQQ 300, they were wrecking at Daytona International Speedway. Big time. On Lap 23 of the 120-lap XFINITY Series race, chaos broke out in Turn 3 when rookie Tyler Reddick was turned into the pack while racing inside the top 10. …

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Eyes on XFINITY: 5 Things to Watch for in 2017

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Coming off a season that saw the inaugural Chase for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship, year two of the format has a lot of hype behind it. Over the off-season, NASCAR announced enhancements that would be implemented throughout the top three touring divisions, not just the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The enhancements will reward teams …

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Spencer Gallagher, Chase Elliott Announced for 4th GMS Truck

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

GMS Racing announced Wednesday (Feb. 15) that it will field a fourth entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2017: its No. 23 Chevy Silverado will be driven by an all-star lineup throughout the season. Chase Elliott and Spencer Gallagher are the two drivers that have been announced to pilot the truck for …

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Spencer Gallagher to Race Full-Time in XFINITY Series, Will Return to Truck Series

(Photo: Barry Cantrell / NKP)

Spencer Gallagher will be extending his NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule in 2017. The 27-year-old son of GMS Racing founder Maury Gallagher competed in the Camping World Truck Series full-time in 2016, finishing 12th in the standings during his sophomore season. With eight top 10s and two pole awards, Gallagher believes “it is a good start” to …

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Spencer Gallagher Paces Final Truck Practice at Phoenix

(Photo: Amy Henderson)

Spencer Gallagher was fastest in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday afternoon in preparation for the evening’s Lucas Oil 150. Gallagher posted an average speed of 135.150 mph during his fast lap, leaving him atop the charts at the end of the session.  Cameron Hayley held the second …

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Spencer Gallagher Sees Improvement, Potential with GMS Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Coming into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series, Spencer Gallagher had no expectations for GMS Racing. The team added NASCAR veteran Johnny Sauter hoping to take the team to the next level. Through 18 races this season, the organization has accrued three victories. Sauter kicked off the year with a win at Daytona, while Ben …

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Spencer Gallagher Claims Chicagoland Truck Pole

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

After qualifying, Spencer Gallagher and John Wes Townley will again find themselves running alongside each other tonight after their midseason tussle at Gateway Motorsports Park. This time, with a Chase bid on the line, the two will likely need to save their fighting for another time, or at least after the race. Gallagher will lead the …

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