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Christopher Bell Wins the Race, Elliott Sadler Wins the Cash at Richmond Raceway

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Christopher Bell‘s 2018 season so far can best be summarized as “checkers or wreckers.” One week after his fast No. 20 was caught up in a wreck at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bell won the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway on Friday night (April 20). “Obviously, this is a very important race for Toyota,” Bell said. …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Big Money Day for Ryan Preece at Bristol

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Ryan Preece continues to cash in on betting on himself. The former Whelen Modified Tour champion won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14). It was Preece’s second victory since joining Joe Gibbs Racing for a part-time schedule last year. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joey Logano in a League of His Own at Auto Club Speedway

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Five laps into Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano might as well have been handed the trophy. Logano started second, but on lap 5 took the top spot, and never looked back, leading the next 126 laps, before a caution came out with 30 to go. While other teams had just pitted …

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Joey Logano Dominates the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway

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Nothing could stop Joey Logano from winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway of California on Saturday night (March 17). Logano led 139 of the 150 laps and swept all three stages. He overcame a differing pit strategy to do so and went from 16th to first in four laps at one …

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Friday Faceoff: Can Harvick Four-Peat?

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Kevin Harvick has now won three races in a row, becoming the third driver over 40 years old to accomplish the feat. He’s going for four in a row this upcoming weekend in Fontana. Can he do it? Mark Howell: Harvick has won at Auto Club Speedway before (in 2011), so we know he’s capable of …

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The Black Flag Continues to Cause Controversy at Daytona

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One of the forgotten flags of NASCAR came back with a vengeance at Speedweeks 2018. There have now been four times in the last week of racing at Daytona International Speedway where the black flag has waved to deeply hurt a strong contender. It all started with the Advance Auto Parts Clash. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Wins 5-Overtime Thriller

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Saturday’s Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series will go down as an instant classic, and seemingly never-ending race, as Tyler Reddick crossed the finish line first in the fifth overtime. Reddick led 10 laps on the afternoon, most of which came during the 23-lap overtime stretch. The No. 9 …

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Tyler Reddick Inches By Elliott Sadler in Daytona XFINITY Photo Finish

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They say racing truly is a matter of inches. Tyler Reddick and Elliott Sadler proved it Saturday afternoon in the Powershares QQQ 300. A five-overtime thriller at Daytona International Speedway ended in a drag race for the NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener. As the crowd roared, Reddick bested Sadler to the line in a photo finish. …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Keeping Up With a Busy Off-Season

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Another off-season has come and gone and the XFINITY Series is set to take to the high banks of Daytona this Saturday. As prestigious as the World Center of Racing is, the race that opens the season doesn’t tell the fans how the season is going to turn out. 2017 was dominated by Joe Gibbs …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Cole Custer Earns 1st Victory, William Byron Captures Title

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Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 was the Cole Custer show — everyone else was second-class. The driver of the No. 00 grabbed the lead for the first time shortly after lap 10 and put on a quite the battle with Tyler Reddick for the race lead until lap 60. Right after the beginning of the second …

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Elliott Sadler: This Is The Biggest Disappointment In My Career

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As soon as Elliott Sadler parked his car on pit road, a shouting match began between himself and Ryan Preece. The fury in Sadler’s eyes said it all as he didn’t even second-guess his actions. “Who is he racing?” Sadler angrily asked. “He just gave me a lack of respect.” And so it went as another …

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Cole Custer Wins 1st Race, William Byron Takes XFINITY Title in Homestead

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series championship came down to an epic battle between teammates. In the end, the youngster edged out the veteran as William Byron won the series title at age 19. “This is an incredible feeling,” Byron said. “I’m just very thankful for everyone who made it happen.” But it all happened behind Cole …

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