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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano in a League of His Own at Auto Club Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Five laps into Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano might as well have been handed the trophy. Logano started second, but on lap 5 took the top spot, and never looked back, leading the next 126 laps, before a caution came out with 30 to go. While other teams had just pitted …

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Friday Faceoff: Can Harvick Four-Peat?

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Kevin Harvick has now won three races in a row, becoming the third driver over 40 years old to accomplish the feat. He’s going for four in a row this upcoming weekend in Fontana. Can he do it? Mark Howell: Harvick has won at Auto Club Speedway before (in 2011), so we know he’s capable of …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Tyler Reddick Relishing New Opportunity at JR Motorsports

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Tyler Reddick hit the ground running in 2018, winning the season-opening NASCAR XFINITY Series race this past weekend at Daytona International Speedway. He’s not taking the opportunity to drive for JR Motorsports lightly. Reddick, 22, is coming off a season in which he competed in 18 races for Chip Ganassi Racing, winning in September at …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Wins 5-Overtime Thriller

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Saturday’s Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series will go down as an instant classic, and seemingly never-ending race, as Tyler Reddick crossed the finish line first in the fifth overtime. Reddick led 10 laps on the afternoon, most of which came during the 23-lap overtime stretch. The No. 9 …

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Tyler Reddick Inches By Elliott Sadler in Daytona XFINITY Photo Finish

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They say racing truly is a matter of inches. Tyler Reddick and Elliott Sadler proved it Saturday afternoon in the Powershares QQQ 300. A five-overtime thriller at Daytona International Speedway ended in a drag race for the NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener. As the crowd roared, Reddick bested Sadler to the line in a photo finish. …

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Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric Fastest in Friday XFINITY Series Practices at Daytona

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Tyler Reddick turned the fastest lap in Friday’s (Feb. 16) opening practice for NASCAR’s XFINITY Series. He turned a 45.874-second lap in the practice session, 0.053 seconds faster than second place Daniel Suarez. Behind that Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, it was Chevrolet who flexed some muscle. They claimed four of the top-five speeds overall with …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Keeping Up With a Busy Off-Season

(Photo: Matthew Thacker / NKP)

Another off-season has come and gone and the XFINITY Series is set to take to the high banks of Daytona this Saturday. As prestigious as the World Center of Racing is, the race that opens the season doesn’t tell the fans how the season is going to turn out. 2017 was dominated by Joe Gibbs …

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Tyler Reddick Wins Pole For Ford EcoBoost 300

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Tyler Reddick certainly saved his best for last. During NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying, right when it counted, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Reddick laid down a lap of 32.604 seconds (165.624 mph).  That was good enough to claim the pole for Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Reddick’s lap, nearly 0.150 seconds quicker than Stewart-Haas Racing’s Cole …

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Tyler Reddick Fastest in Opening Homestead XFINITY Series Practice

(Photo: Mike Neff)

On Friday afternoon, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tyler Reddick was fastest overall in opening XFINITY Series practice with a lap of 32.609 seconds (165.598 mph).  The lap was six-hundredths of a second faster than Richard Childress Racing’s Ben Kennedy. Cole Custer was fastest for the vast majority of the session before Reddick bested his time.  Custer …

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Tyler Reddick Snags XFINITY Pole in Kansas

(Photo: Logan Whitton / NKP)

As the XFINITY Series gears up to open the Round of 8 at Kansas Speedway, Tyler Reddick will start on the pole for Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300. Posting a 181.117 mph (29.815 sec) lap, the driver of the No. 42 Chevrolet, who is the 17th different polesitter this season, will lead the field to green …

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