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Eyes on XFINITY: Elliott Sadler Wants to Be Remembered for Doing it the Right Way

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Last laps in Virginia for Elliott Sadler? (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Just under a month ago, Elliott Sadler announced he was stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition following the 2018 season. Since then, he’s had a lot of time for reflection. Sadler, 43, has spent more than half his life traveling the NASCAR circuit, spending 12 full seasons in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series — …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Chase Briscoe Adjusting to Part-Time Rides with Ford

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season is something Chase Briscoe hasn’t experienced before —not only being a rookie but running a part-time schedule for two of the top Ford Performance teams. Briscoe, 23, is the 2016 ARCA Series champion. In 2017, he won the season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series for …

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Eyes on XFINITY: B.J. McLeod Enjoys Racing Against His Own Team

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Over the past four years, the name BJ McLeod may have flashed across the TV screen during a NASCAR race, and people weren’t aware of who it was. Little do they know, it’s a skull-lovin’, tattoo-wearin’, down-to-earth racer, who happens to own B.J. McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and has taken drastic steps …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Jeremy Clements Chasing the Opportunity He Always Wanted

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Jeremy Clements shouldn’t have been on the radar of getting a win last year at the famed Road America road course. The radar wasn’t close to him entering the weekend. But then, he won the race. The 2017 victory propelled Clements into the playoffs, en route to a career-best 12th-place championship effort. Fast forward 52 …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Daniel Hemric on the Verge of First Victory

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Daniel Hemric has been close to his first career NASCAR national touring series victory many times in 2018. But as we all know, close only counts in horseshoes and handgrenades. Hemric, 27, is in the middle of his second full season in the XFINITY Series driving for Richard Childress Racing. Compared to his rookie campaign, the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Cole Custer Hitting Stride as Playoffs Loom

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Expectations were high for Cole Custer heading into 2018, his second full season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Stewart-Haas Racing. Compared to his rookie year, the No. 00 team has made massive gains. Custer, 20, has yet to visit Victory Lane this season, something his part-time teammate Kevin Harvick did at Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Justin Allgaier is Winning for Family

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Justin Allgaier is having a career-year for JR Motorsports, and the best part about it for him is he’s doing it for his family. Allgaier, 32, is in his eighth full-time season as a NASCAR XFINITY Series regular, though his third for JRM. Through 19 races this season, the No. 7 team has a pair …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Ryan Preece Still Looking for Full-Time Ride

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Ryan Preece‘s standout performance at Iowa Speedway. One year later, he’s not even entered in the race. That weekend was Preece’s breakthrough NASCAR moment, coming in just his second start for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Connecticut native led a career-high 141 laps en route to victory, his first …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Vinnie Miller Keeping Up in Rookie Season for JD Motorsports

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, announced his driver lineup for the 2018 season, many people looked at the name Vinnie Miller and wondered, “who is Vinnie Miller?” Growing up, Miller, 20, competed in quarter midgets as well as pro late models. Within days of graduating high school in 2015, he moved south from his …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Josh Williams Doing a Lot with a Little in NASCAR

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Fans, and even some broadcasters, might be unfamiliar with the name Josh Williams, but theyʻre missing an interesting story. He’s one of those drivers who is considered a racer’s racer, working on the mechanics of the car, driving the hauler to the track, and of course, hopping in the cockpit to race the thing — …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Matt Tifft Needed Fresh Start with Richard Childress Racing

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The first two years of Matt Tifft‘s NASCAR XFINITY Series career were filled with ups, downs and personal battles, but he’s found his happy place at Richard Childress Racing in 2018. Tifft, 22, moved to RCR during the off-season, following his rookie year at Joe Gibbs Racing when he made the postseason. In 2017, the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Ryan Sieg Racing Using 3 Teams to Fund Primary Team

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

In a sport that has seen its economic model shift over the past two decades, Ryan Sieg Racing is doing all it can to keep primary driver Ryan Sieg going. Sieg, 31, has been racing full-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series since 2014 with his family-owned team. In 2016, the No. 39 team made the …

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