Race Weekend Central

Cup Drivers Dominate 2nd Zippo 200 Practice at the Glen

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Sprint Cup regulars continued their domination of the Xfinity Series on Friday, placing four Cup drivers in the top five in final practice at Watkins Glen. Kyle Larson topped the charts with a fast lap of 123.623 mph. Joey Logano, who paced the first practice, was second with a lap of 122.223 mph. Paul Menard …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Uncertain Future Creating Chaos at Roush Fenway Racing

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How the heck is this happening? Roush Fenway Racing is supposed to be one of the most stable organizations in all of NASCAR, but chaos has erupted at the multi-car team that is known for dominating the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It’s like the perfect storm, really. Teammates clashing and drivers vying for a ride for …

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Did You Notice? Toyota Toying With NASCAR’s Future, Shortened Races & Kauffman Quips

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Did You Notice? Joe Gibbs Racing is making future plans for Erik Jones even though the organization has four Cup drivers signed through 2016? Owner Joe Gibbs hopped on SIRIUS XM Radio Tuesday morning and expressed his support for the young driver, indicating he’ll have a long-term connection with the program. Jones has already racked up three …

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Elliott Sadler to Join JR Motorsports in 2016?

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Motorsport.com reported on Tuesday that One Main Financial will join JR Motorsports next season in 2016. The company is one of the most well-known and longest running sponsorships in the NASCAR XFINITY Series to date. With the move to JR Motorsports and with a ride opening up with Chase Elliott moving into the Sprint Cup …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Elliott Sadler, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Landon Cassill, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Yes @BigBarrelFest we are here!!! #bigbarrell pic.twitter.com/0C90lxOwQU — …

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Bowles-Eye View: Bubba Wallace’s Big Miss – Will NASCAR Teammates Be Allowed To Hate?

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Chris Buescher versus Darrell Wallace Jr. It was the intra-team rivalry that left everyone buzzing after the closing laps at Dover, contact killing Wallace’s chance at a win while propelling Buescher and his No. 60 Ford straight into Victory Lane. Finally, at the end of a race NASCAR produced the series of fan-hooking events it …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Veterans Elliott Sadler & Regan Smith Looking For a Breakthrough at Dover

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Time is of the essence in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. For two veterans, each strong race can lead to a shot at the championship, each victory a resume builder to job hunt for a promotion back to Sprint Cup. However, opportunities are limited, and capitalizing on the smallest chance to get an extra top 10 …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega

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It was another stunning weekend for Team Penske in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as Joey Logano piloted the No. 22 Ford to Victory Lane for the third time in 2015 – holding off the hard-charging Brian Scott in the process. Leading 40 laps on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, Logano was able to run up front …

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Erik Jones Fastest in Lone 2015 Winn Dixie 300 Practice at Talladega

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A day after being announced as Kyle Busch‘s replacement in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Erik Jones was back in a race car. Piloting the No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, the 18-year-old was quickest in the lone practice session of the weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Putting up a …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Who’s the Front Runners As Season Nears May

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Seven races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle for the championship is coming into fruition. Though the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to dominate the sport’s version of AAA in baseball, the top-10 drivers are separated by a mere 56 points heading into Richmond. Following Chase Elliott‘s outstanding rookie season, which led …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas

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Last spring’s O’Reilly 300 featured a first-time Xfinity Series winner in Chase Elliott, who set a record as the youngest driver to take the checkered flag first. This year, it was Erik Jones who scored his first career win and became the second youngest winner in the Xfinity Series at 18 years, 10 months and …

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Eyes on Xfinity: The State of the Xfinity Series, 5 Races In

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Well, that went fast. The first five races of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season are in the books, and there have been some wild events to start the year. After seeing a driver with diabetes defy the odds of life with a Daytona victory, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars have taken the reigns of the …

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