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Entry List: 2019 U.S. Cellular 250

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to the 7/8-mile, banked short track at Iowa Speedway as 39 drivers will attempt to qualify for 38 spots to complete in the 11th annual U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday afternoon. Joining the series regulars will be drivers Ryan Repko, making his second start of the season for JD Motorsports. …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Jeremy Clements Chats Season-Best Finish at Iowa

Nascar Xfinity Series

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff break down a wild weekend of racing at Iowa Speedway where the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series took center stage. Ross Chastain was victorious in the truck race…. or so we thought, until NASCAR deemed the truck to be too low in the front. …

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Christopher Bell Nabs Dover Allied Steel Buildings 200 Win After Cole Custer Dominance, Late-Race Drama

2019 Las Vegas I Nxs Christopher Bell Nkp

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Cole Custer absolutely dominated Saturday’s (May 4) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway. But Christopher Bell beat Custer off pit road, busted through to clean air and busted up Custer’s chance to win the 2019 Allied Steel Buildings 200. It’s Bell’s 11th career NASCAR XFINITY Series win, his second straight victory at Dover …

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ARCA Preview: Music City 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions

Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville 2018 Music City 200

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to Nashville this weekend for the 2019 Music City 200 presented by Inspectra Thermal Solutions at Fairgrounds Speedway. The race makes it’s May debut after cold conditions have made recent races at Nashville almost unbearable. Last season, Zane Smith held off eventual ARCA Menards Series champion Sheldon Creed for his …

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Zane Smith Earns 1st Xfinity Top 10 Finish at Richmond

2019 Richmond Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Zane Smith

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The West Coast kid is starting to gain some solid footing in the Xfinity Series. Zane Smith earned his first career top-10 finish on Saturday night (April 12) in the ToyotaCare 250 driving the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet to a sixth-place result. It was Smith’s third career Xfinity start and second in as many …

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Entry List: 2019 ToyotaCare 250

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40 NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are scheduled to attempt the 2019 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Only 38 cars will make the race scheduled for Friday, April 12. The first night race of the season for the series comes with a number of driver changes. Virginia native Elliott Sadler is the biggest name on the …

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Entry List: 2019 ALSCO 300

2018 Xfinity Bristol Zach Catanzareti Jr Motorsports Elliott Sadler

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday (April 6) for the first short track event of their 2019 season.  This race will also be the first for the Dash 4 Cash program, which will include eligible drivers Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Michael Annett and Chase Briscoe. There are a few changes to this …

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Despite Late Wreck, Zane Smith Shakes Off Rust in JR Motorsports Debut

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Zane Smith said yesterday, before he made his first start for JR Motorsports, that “to be there at the end” was what the driver wanted to achieve in his first Xfinity race. Smith accomplished just that, even if the ending wasn’t what he hoped for. Running just outside the top 10 for nearly the entirety …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2018 Kansas ARCA 150

2018 Las Vegas Kn West Sheldon Creed Nigel Kinrade Photography

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On a lap 92 restart, Sheldon Creed rode off into the sunset of the 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, scoring a picture perfect restart to drive away from Harrison Burton and Michael Self to win his fourth race of the year. Creed, who clinched the 2018 title after qualifying for Friday’s race, …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: ModSpace 150 at Pocono

2016 Nascar Bristol

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The rain was coming, and both Zane Smith and Sheldon Creed knew it. Waging a ferocious battle one lap from the halfway point, ARCA points leader Creed charged to the front and was underneath teammate Smith through Turn 1, making contact and nearly spinning him out. Creed, however, backed out of the gas, scraping the …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the 4 Drivers Making Their Truck Debuts at Gateway

2016 Nascar Bristol

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It’s summertime, which means the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will occasionally split from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and run some races on its own here and there. The third-tier series’ latest Cup-less edition comes this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park, and as expected, the race’s entry list is full of some interesting …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: Herr’s Potato Chips 200 at Madison

Chandler Smith Arca Nashville

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Venturini Motorsports’ No. 15 called it a “serious ass-whuppin” when the checkered flag flew Friday night at Madison International Speedway, and that’s exactly what it was. After winning his fourth ARCA Racing Series pole in as many starts, besting the field by three tenths of a second, 15-year-old Chandler Smith finally scored his first career …

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