Race Weekend Central

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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Brandon Jones Falls to 15th After Strong Charlotte Run

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Brandon Jones entered the Alsco 300 with a fresh whirl of confidence, and he almost delivered on it before settling for a 15th-place finish. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (May 26) was Jones’ third race at the track in the past nine days. He finished third in the …

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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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Brandon Jones Wins OneMain Financial 200 Pole

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Joe Gibbs Racing’s Brandon Jones won the pole for Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 with a lap of 23.102 seconds (155.831 mph).  It is Jones’ second career XFINITY Series pole. “To be able to have raw speed here [at Dover], that’s pretty awesome,” Jones told FOX Sports’ Matt Yocum after his lap.  “[The crew] is working …

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Brandon Jones Returns to Top 5 in XFINITY Series at Talladega

2018 Brandon Jones Talladega Nascar Xfinity Series

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When the green flag flew Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, it had been 74 races since Brandon Jones has seen the top five in an XFINITY Series race. But when the checkered flag flew after 115 laps, it turned to zero. After starting 15th in the Sparks Energy 300, Jones survived the fuel mileage break-up in …

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Erik Jones, Brandon Jones Pick Up XYO Sponsorship

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday (April 18) it has signed XYO Network as a multi-race primary sponsor for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team of Erik Jones and the XFINITY Series team of Brandon Jones. XYO Network is a location-data company with over 8 million location beacons in its GPS network. “We are in …

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Pace Laps: Rain Ratchets Up NASCAR Competition At Bristol

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain, Rain, Please Stay? The fact NASCAR wrested 204 laps out of Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway was a minor miracle. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event was faced with a 90 percent chance of precipitation during the day; the race itself went green nearly half an hour …

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Ryan Preece Wins the Race and the Cash in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300

2018 Auto Club Ryan Preece, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Rheem

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Ryan Preece is now $100,000 richer. The part-time driver of Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14), his second career win. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash 4 Cash prize of $100,000 by beating out Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer and Christopher …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Larson Hits Blackjack in Sin City

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Whenever a racetrack has tire wear, Kyle Larson pops to the top of a lot of people’s minds regarding a potential race winner. In Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300, the No. 42 Chevrolet led 142 laps en route to his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Larson started from second, and it didn’t take …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Brandon Jones Gets Fresh Start with Joe Gibbs Racing

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In 2017, Brandon Jones experienced the ol’ sophomore slump with Richard Childress Racing. This year brought a new opportunity as he jumped ship to Joe Gibbs Racing in the No. 19 car. Coming off a solid rookie season in 2016 and finishing 10th in the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship standings, 2017 was a tiring year …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Kevin Harvick Makes FOX’s Work Difficult at Atlanta

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Atlanta Motor Speedway is in a tough spot on the schedule.  As Bryan Gable noted Monday in Up to Speed, this race probably should be run a month from now.  At the end of March, the weather is probably pretty nice in Georgia. February, in general, is a tough go for NASCAR.  There just aren’t …

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