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Restarts, Rain Prove to Be Troublesome in Xfinity Series Debut at Portland

Portland

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

At the green flag for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ debut race Portland International Raceway, Sam Mayer spun through traffic in the opening chicane while polesitter Anthony Alfredo and second-place starter Austin Hill missed the first turn completely. It was a sign of things to come. By the time the dust settled, 12 cars had crashed …

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Anthony Alfredo Wins 1st Xfinity Pole at Portland After Final Round of Qualifying Rained Out

Alfredo

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With heavy rain pouring on the track, NASCAR cancelled the final round of qualifying for the Xfinity Series’ debut race at Portland International Raceway. That left Anthony Alfredo – who had the fastest overall lap in the first round with a speed of 93.229 mph – as the polesitter, his first in the Xfinity Series. …

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