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Kyle Busch Wins the 2015 Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland

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Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth were certainly fast, and during the final 25-lap run to the finish of the 26th race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle certainly became furious. When the dust settled, Busch was able to best Kenseth and win the Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

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Sprint Cup Series regulars had won the last 20-plus races in the Xfinity Series at Richmond International Raceway… until Friday night that is. Chase Elliott, the defending NXS champion, broke a 39-race winless streak and pulled away for the victory in the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 following a quick stop from his pit crew …

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Kyle Busch, Joey Logano 1-2 in 2015 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Qualifying at Richmond

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A Cup driver once again looks to be the one to beat in an Xfinity Series race, with Kyle Busch winning the pole for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250, his second pole of the season, fifth at Richmond and 44th of his career. Busch’s lap of 122.073 mph put him ahead of fellow Sprint …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Can Chase Elliott Win This Title After All?

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All the eyes are on the championship battle, and with nine races left in the Xfinity Series season, no mistakes can be made. Entering Richmond International Raceway this weekend, all signs point to Chris Buescher as the championship favorite. Holding a 29-point lead after Darlington Raceway last week, the Roush Fenway Racing driver is deemed …

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Advocare Adds Chris Buescher Sponsorship for 6 Races

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A successful season can get some recognition for a team, and Chris Buescher‘s run a the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship has done just that as Roush Fenway Racing announced Thursday that Advocare will be the primary sponsor of the driver’s No. 60 Ford for six NXS races this season. The partnership will start this weekend …

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Friday Faceoff: Was Bristol a Good Race Despite Lack of Wrecks?

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The Bristol night race featured lots of racing, but not as much of the beating and banging that some fans expect at short tracks. Is that kind of racing necessary for a “great” short-track race, or can such a race without too many bent fenders and crumpled doors still satisfy? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: It …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Road-Course Racing and Its Benefits

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Turning right on some weekends is great, especially for those that love making fun of NASCAR for going left all the time. Let’s face it, it gets redundant hearing these poor schlubs complain about the sport we all love to watch. The month of August is a dream for anyone that likes to see a …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: A Tragic Situation For NBCSN, NASCAR, IndyCar

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Greetings, fans. Last weekend started off pretty well with a couple of decent races at Bristol. Sunday afternoon was pretty much the best possible setup for race fans with no Cup race in play. The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Verizon IndyCar Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards were all in action at the …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Food City 300 at Bristol

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Chris Buescher took Kyle Busch to school on restart after restart. Let that sink in for a moment… an NXS regular out-jumped a master restarter time after time. It was a green-white-checkered finish that was Buescher’s downfall… his car lost fuel pickup for just a moment coming to the white flag, allowing Busch to get …

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Kyle Busch Wins, Chris Buescher Comes Up Snake Eyes On Fuel/Tire Gamble in 2015 Food City 300 at Bristol

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Chris Buescher is the point leader in the Xfinity Series. His lead over second-place Ty Dillon was 24 points coming into the race at Bristol Motor Speedway Friday night. Many people would have played it safe and followed a conservative pit strategy to make sure they made it to the finish. Buescher is not many …

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Eyes on Xfinity: An Oval Reprieve in Tennessee

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August is a peculiar month for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Typically known for companion races with the Sprint Cup Series, the NXS entered the month with three standalone events on the schedule. Primarily an oval tour, the series planned to run three road courses – the only right turns on the schedule – in the span of …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio

Regan Smith in front at Mid-Ohio in the XFINITY series

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There was nothing acceptable about Saturday’s result for Regan Smith unless he crossed the finish line ahead of everyone else. After aggressively going after Ty Dillon following a wild race at Watkins Glen, the former full-time Cup Series driver was determined to get back into Victory Lane. The sweat and tears were visible in one …

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