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XFINITY Breakdown: Hometown Party for Justin Allgaier

Justin Allgaier Chicago Burnout

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Until 15 laps to go, Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series looked to be on its way to being won by yet another Cup Series regular. But an eventful restart was a breakthrough moment for Illinois native Justin Allgaier. Allgaier came out of the pits in fourth position but was …

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Eyes on XFINITY: 3 Drivers that Need to Step Up in 2nd Half of Season

2017 Pocono Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Brandon Jones

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After the 100th lap of the XFINITY Series race this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the season will hypothetically see the crossed flags, meaning it’s half complete. Through the first 16 events, the series has been dominated by Cup Series regulars. Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch and Erik Jones are all multi-time winners this season. Add Aric …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Larson Scores Second Career Michigan Win

2017 Nascar Monster Energy Cup Series, Michigan

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/ NKP)

Who’s in the headline – For only the fourth time this season, a driver led the most laps in a race and went onto Victory Lane. Kyle Larson started on pole, led the most laps and finished the deal to grab his second-career victory at Michigan International Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. looked like he could …

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Spencer Gallagher, Brad Keselowski Pace XFINITY Series Practices at Michigan

2017 Pocono Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Spencer Gallagher

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Spencer Gallagher is taking a liking to Michigan International Speedway. The GMS Racing driver set the pace during the first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday, clocking in a time of 37.834 seconds to lead the way. Behind Gallagher was Ryan Reed, who was 0.037 seconds off the No. 23 car’s time as practice came to …

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Kyle Larson Leads Opening XFINITY Practice As Joey Gase, Spencer Gallagher Collide

2017 Dover Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Kyle Larson

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series were the first to hit the track Friday morning at Dover International Speedway. Joey Gase and Spencer Gallagher? They were the first to have a verbal altercation after the Monster Mile reached out and bit. Cup regular Kyle Larson led the way at 154.540 mph, putting down a hot lap around halfway through the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Spencer Gallagher Experiencing Rookie Woes in XFINITY Series

2017 Daytona I Cwts Spencer Gallagher Rusty Jarrett Nkp

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett / NKP)

The beginning of 2017 marked a couple of firsts in the XFINITY Series for a new Chevrolet team. Spencer Gallagher entered his first full-time campaign in the top preliminary series in NASCAR, as did GMS Racing, owned by his father Maury Gallagher. Gallagher competed in seven XFINITY Series events in 2016, placing a season-best eighth in July …

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Frontstretch 5: NASCAR Moments to Make You Laugh Out Loud

In honor of this off week, Amy Henderson led our staff in collecting five classic NASCAR moments that left us laughing. It’s driver personalities on display with the type of fun that keeps fans coming back to watch every week. 1. Let’s start this off with some butt cheeks. Here, Tony Stewart walks up behind Kevin Harvick during …

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Massive Crashes Take Out Multiple XFINITY Drivers Early in Daytona

2017 Daytona Xfinity Bruce Nuttleman Big One

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

Wreck 1 Even before the field finished the first stage in the season-opening Powershares QQQ 300, they were wrecking at Daytona International Speedway. Big time. On Lap 23 of the 120-lap XFINITY Series race, chaos broke out in Turn 3 when rookie Tyler Reddick was turned into the pack while racing inside the top 10. …

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Eyes on XFINITY: 5 Things to Watch for in 2017

2016 Kansas Speedway Nxs Daniel Suarez Photo Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

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Coming off a season that saw the inaugural Chase for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship, year two of the format has a lot of hype behind it. Over the off-season, NASCAR announced enhancements that would be implemented throughout the top three touring divisions, not just the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The enhancements will reward teams …

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Spencer Gallagher, Chase Elliott Announced for 4th GMS Truck

Atlanta Trucks 2015 Spencer Gallagher Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

GMS Racing announced Wednesday (Feb. 15) that it will field a fourth entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2017: its No. 23 Chevy Silverado will be driven by an all-star lineup throughout the season. Chase Elliott and Spencer Gallagher are the two drivers that have been announced to pilot the truck for …

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Spencer Gallagher to Race Full-Time in XFINITY Series, Will Return to Truck Series

2016 Camping World Truck Homestead

(Photo: Barry Cantrell / NKP)

Spencer Gallagher will be extending his NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule in 2017. The 27-year-old son of GMS Racing founder Maury Gallagher competed in the Camping World Truck Series full-time in 2016, finishing 12th in the standings during his sophomore season. With eight top 10s and two pole awards, Gallagher believes “it is a good start” to …

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Spencer Gallagher Paces Final Truck Practice at Phoenix

2015 Martinsville I Cwts Spencer Gallagher Truck Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo: Amy Henderson)

Spencer Gallagher was fastest in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday afternoon in preparation for the evening’s Lucas Oil 150. Gallagher posted an average speed of 135.150 mph during his fast lap, leaving him atop the charts at the end of the session.  Cameron Hayley held the second …

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