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Eyes on Xfinity: It’s Time for Change & Here’s How to Do It

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Every week, I have a considerable amount of comments on each article I write pertaining to the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Usually, it pertains to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers running in NASCAR’s version of baseball’s Triple-A. Well, I think it is time to attack this growing concern from NASCAR fans. First off, the Xfinity Series …

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Denny Hamlin Wins Pole for the 2015 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond

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It’s a Denny Hamlin kind of weekend at his hometown track. Pacing the lone practice of the day for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the 34-year-old was set to take his No. 20 Toyota to the front at Richmond International Raceway – and that he did. Hamlin was the quickest driver in each of the three qualifying rounds …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas

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Last spring’s O’Reilly 300 featured a first-time Xfinity Series winner in Chase Elliott, who set a record as the youngest driver to take the checkered flag first. This year, it was Erik Jones who scored his first career win and became the second youngest winner in the Xfinity Series at 18 years, 10 months and …

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Brennan Poole, DC Solar Score Additional Races for HScott Motorsports

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Brennan Poole’s dream season just grew a bit more. HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today (April 6) that Poole will compete in two additional NASCAR Xfinity races this season, raising his total to 17 races in 2015. Poole will drive in the May 17 and August 1 events at Iowa Speedway, driving the No. 42 …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Young, Broke & Eager-to-Learn Racers Looking for Chances

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series is known as the Triple-A version of national stock car racing. Racing on the same surface as some of the greatest racers on the planet, the 33-race schedule features plenty of opportunities for drivers to work their way up to the ultimate level: the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. A recent report noted …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Brennan Poole on Excitement, Debuts & Talents

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Brennan Poole made his XFINITY Series debut this past weekend for HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Woodlands, Texas driver has paid his dues over the last decade, working his way up from dirt tracks in Texas to asphalt bullrings around the Carolinas. He’s notched half a dozen wins in …

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Austin Dillon Dominates, Wins Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas

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Winning practice, qualifying and the race: It was that kind of weekend for Austin Dillon. The former XFINITY Series champion, running a part-time schedule for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33, won the BOYD Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon (March 7). The win is Dillon’s third career win in the XFINITY series, …

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Dylan Kwasniewski’s Plans Remain Unknown for 2015

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Restructuring at HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi, formerly known as Turner Scott Motorsports, has left one driver without a ride for the 2015 season. Dylan Kwasniewski, who raced the No. 31 car full-time in 2014, is not scheduled to race this season. Following a year that consisted of three top 10s and four DNFs caused by …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Brennan Poole Ready to Succeed in Maiden Season

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Close but no cigar. At Pocono Raceway on Aug. 1, the clouds hovered over the 2.5-mile triangle as the ARCA Series attempted to beat out the rain. That it did; however, the dominant driver on the day lost a tough battle at the end due to pit strategy. Brennan Poole walked in the ARCA garage …

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Pace Laps: Daytona Racing and Wrecking

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Sprint Cup: Gordon’s Farewell Begins; Qualifying Questioned: Jeff Gordon earned the pole position for the Daytona 500 next weekend in what amounts to a dramatic beginning to a final full-time season.  Doing so just means that Gordon further cements himself as one of the all-time greats, notching his 78th pole start.  Though his accomplishment might not …

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Brennan Poole Joins HScott Motorsports for 15 XFINITY Series Races

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Brennan Poole will get his chance in the NASCAR XFINITY Series this season as he will pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet in 15 races. Poole will make his XFINITY Series debut with HScott Motorsports in the Boyd Gaming 300 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March. DC Solar Solutions will partner with the organization …

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