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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Spins and Wins at Kentucky

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In NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Kentucky Speedway, Christopher Bell looked to have a car that could contend for the win. But in the final round of qualifying Friday (July 13), the No. 20 car went for a spin, forcing Bell to start that night’s ALSCO 300 from the rear. But it didn’t take long …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Larson Sweeps Stages at Daytona, Heartbreak for Others

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Whenever Kyle Larson has strapped up for an XFINITY Series race in 2018, he’s been the clear-cut favorite. Friday’s (July 6) Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway was no different. Larson started the race from seventh position after qualifying got rained out, but it didn’t take long for him to surge the No. 42 car …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Larson Beats the Heat Coming from Back

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On Saturday morning, Kyle Larson won the pole for the Overton’s 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. However, he had to start from the rear after the No. 42 team saw a puncture in the right front tire. It didn’t take long for Larson to get to the front. With a caution-free first stage, the No. 42 …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Dominates in Iowa

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During the last few seasons, Iowa Speedway has been one of those tracks under consideration for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. During this weekend’s events, including Sunday’s (June 17) XFINITY Series race, fans and drivers were buzzing about how great the action was… and that was without some gimmicky aero package. Once again, …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Austin Dillon Takes Richard Childress Racing Back to Victory Lane

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Based off Friday’s practices, Saturday’s LTi 250 at Michigan International Speedway was a much-anticipated event with three and four-wide racing using the new restrictor plate package. However, rain was the story of the day. This weather … ? Rain has put us on hold for the #LTiPrinting250. Stay tuned to FOX for updates from @MISpeedway! …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Busch Dominates, Plate Package Disappoints

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Surprise, surprise, Kyle Busch picked up his 92nd career XFINITY Series win on Saturday (June 2) by dominating at Pocono Raceway, leading 64 of 100 laps. Busch started the day in the fourth position, but rocketed to the lead, winning the first stage by over seven seconds. When teams came into the pits to service …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Brad Keselowski Beats the Rain and Carnage at Charlotte

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Whenever Brad Keselowski is on the entry list for an XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he becomes one of the odds-on favorites to grab the victory. He proved that in qualifying on Saturday morning (May 26) by winning the pole, as well as the Alsco 300. Keselowski jumped out to an early lead …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Spencer Gallagher Wins First Career Race in Bizarre Fashion

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Whenever NASCAR takes to the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway, there’s going to be fast speeds, big wrecks and possible first-time winners. All of that, along with a plethora of pit strategies, was included in Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 as Spencer Gallagher won his first NASCAR race, leading just the final lap. Gallagher started the …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Gets First Victory of 2018, Noah Gragson Shines

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In what was a rather entertaining race, Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway came down to a duo of Joe Gibbs Racing teammates duking it out until the very last corner for the victory. Christopher Bell had a stout car, leading 120 laps, and all but a few in the final stage. However, he …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Big Money Day for Ryan Preece at Bristol

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Ryan Preece continues to cash in on betting on himself. The former Whelen Modified Tour champion won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14). It was Preece’s second victory since joining Joe Gibbs Racing for a part-time schedule last year. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash …

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XFINITY Breakdown: 3 in a Row for Team Penske as Ryan Blaney Dominates at Texas

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Even though the XFINITY Series only got one round of qualifying in on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway, Ryan Blaney was the driver to beat. Fast forward a few hours later, and the No. 22 team was turning laps quicker than his qualifying time in the opening stage, en route to the stage victory. Due …

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

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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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