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Xfinity Breakdown: Martinsville, Oh Boy

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Well, that was interesting. Brandon Jones took home the checkered flag in the egregiously long-titled Call 811 Before You Dig 250 Powered by Call811.com. Landon Cassill, AJ Allmendinger, Austin Hill and Sam Mayer rounded out the rest of the top five. This one was full of drama, and by the time you’re reading this, you …

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Ty Gibbs & Sam Mayer Fight After Xfinity Series Race at Martinsville

Ty Gibbs, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, and Sam Mayer, driver of the #1 Accelerate Pros Talent Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Call 811 Before You Dig 250 powered by Call 811.com at Martinsville Speedway on April 08, 2022 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Tempers flared, fists were thrown and short track racing at its finest was on display on Friday (April 8) night. Brandon Jones came away with the trophy in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Call 811 Before You Dig 250 at Martinsville Speedway, but the story leaving The Paperclip was the fight between Ty …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Continues Dominance at Richmond

2022 Xfinity Richmond pack racing - John Hunter Nemechek, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

(Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Ty Gibbs took home the checkered flag yet again on Saturday (April 2) in the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway, marking his third win of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. John Hunter Nemechek, Sam Mayer, AJ Allmendinger and Riley Herbst rounded out the rest of the top five, after Herbst made a late move …

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Sam Mayer Scores Best Career Xfinity Result, Dash 4 Cash Bonus

2022 Xfinity Richmond Sam Mayer check

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RICHMOND, Va – Saturday (April 2) at Richmond Raceway didn’t just end with Sam Mayer scoring his best career Xfinity Series finish in the ToyotaCare 250. He also walked away with $100,000, represented by an oversized check presented to him and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team after the race. Mayer’s 24 previous starts, over …

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Eyes on Xfinity: 5 Things to Pay Attention to After 5 Races

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The 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season is five races old. Overall, 28 races remain in the season, and there are only 21 more before the start of the playoffs. A lot of racing remains, and by no means have the season’s best moments already occurred. Key elements have popped up through five races that will …

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2021 NASCAR Rookie Roundup: How’d the New Guys (& Gal) Do?

Ty Gibbs celebrates in victory lane after winning 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Kansas, NKP

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The 2021 season has come to a close, and with it ends the rookie seasons for the newcomers to the sport. All three NASCAR national series saw at least two Rookie of the Year contenders, and in the case of the Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, there were four apiece. With over a dozen …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Daniel Hemric Advances, But Late Caution Thwarts Another Victory

Daniel Hemric Martinsville 2021 Xfinity pack racing NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger each entered Saturday’s (Oct. 30) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway 47 points above the cutline. Race smart and complete all the laps meant they were likely racing for a championship next weekend. After stage two, both received the notification they were locked in the Championship 4 race at …

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Xfinity Breakdown: John Hunter Nemechek Upsets Playoff Grid in Texas

2021 Texas Ii Nxs John Hunter Nemechek Victory Lane Logan Riely Getty

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The Andy’s Frozen Custard 335 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 16) produced a new winner for 2021, disappointment for a series journeyman and close racing that has become commonplace on mile-and-a-half tracks in recent years. John Hunter Nemechek stormed to victory through a combination of officiating adversity, tire strategy and a lot of …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Ty Gibbs vs. Sam Mayer is the Next Great Rivalry

Ty Gibbs smiling at 2021 Michigan NASCAR Xfinity race, holding a Monster drink, Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Rivalries. They’re what puts the ‘fan’ in fanatic. Two drivers who absolutely check the box of NASCAR’s next great rivalry? None other than Ty Gibbs and Sam Mayer, a pair of drivers who have followed a very similar career path over the past five or six years. Rivalries are fierce for the NASCAR fan base. …

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