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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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Top-Five Run for Austin Cindric Ends in Lap 81 Barrel Roll

2018 Auto Club Austin Cindric, Roush Fenway Racing, Ford Mustang Lti Printing, Ryan Reed, Roush Fenway Racing, Ford Mustang Drive Down A1c Lilly Diabetes

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s been all about right place at the right time for Austin Cindric this season but tonight, he wasn’t in the right place. As the field entered turn one, Cindric was running inside the top-five when Matt Tifft hooked the No. 60. From there, many cars had nowhere to go including Tyler Reddick, Ryan Truex, …

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Entry List: Coca-Cola Firecracker 250

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Daytona International Speedway this weekend for the second time this season on Friday, July 6. 41 teams are entered this weekend, meaning one team will go home after qualifying.  There are several changes on this week’s entry list. Among top-tier teams, Shane Lee will be back in the No. …

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Kyle Larson Wins Fourth Career Pole for XFINITY Race at Chicago

Though the speed wasn’t there for Kyle Larson during yesterday’s practice sessions, he posted the fastest lap during the final round of qualifying to earn his fourth career pole in the XFINITY Series. Larson turned a 173.796-mph lap to put his No. 42 ENEOS Chevrolet Camaro on top during the final round. Tyler Reddick gave Larson …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Dominates in Iowa

Field Enters Turn Three After Final Restart of Iowa 250 pres. by Enogen

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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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Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

Austin Cindric Iowa Speedway 2018

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Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, who has been on an …

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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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Justin Allgaier Hold Off Teammate to Win OneMain Financial 200, Dash 4 Cash Bonus at Dover

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Justin Allgaier picked up his first win of the 2018 XFINITY Series season in Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. The JR Motorsports driver led the most laps – 104 – and held off a late charge by teammate Elliott Sadler to win by 0.306 seconds. Allgaier also earned the $100,000 Dash 4 …

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Matt Tifft, Austin Cindric Qualify for Dash 4 Cash with Top 5s

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When the green flag waves for the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, April 28, the two favorites for the Dash 4 Cash will be Christopher Bell and Elliott Sadler. But two there will be two dark horses going for the $100,000 as well: Matt Tifft and Austin Cindric. Both …

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Eyes on XFINITY: All About Learning in Rookie Season for Austin Cindric

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Austin Cindric was in unchartered territory coming into the 2018 season, knowing as a rookie he would be competing in the full NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule with three different teams and two organizations. Fast forward five races and Cindric has stumbled out of the gates, with a best finish of seventh at Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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2-Headed Monster: Are Drivers Too Quick To Wreck Each Other?

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Dirty Deeds With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heading back to Martinsville Speedway this weekend, references to what took place during last fall’s visit to the paperclip-shaped half-mile are inevitable. Chase Elliott was leading and on the verge of his first career win when he took a shot to his rear bumper from Denny …

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Entry List: DC Solar 200

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40 cars have entered the XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at ISM Raceway. With 40 cars entered this week, all of them will qualify for the race. Jamie McMurray returns to the XFINITY Series driving the No. 42 DC Solar Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy. McMurray has not made a start since 2013 driving for JR …

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