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NextGen Motorsports Making Part-Time Leap to Truck & XFINITY Series

2017 Nascar Xfinity Series, Homestead

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Last season, NextGen Motorsports took its turn in NASCAR, putting together a K&N Pro Series East program. Less than one year later, the family-owned operation is heading to the Camping World Truck and XFINITY Series on a part-time schedule. Teddy Brown, competition director at NextGen Motorsports and longtime NASCAR crew chief, confirmed to Frontstretch that the team …

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NASCAR 101: How’s NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program Done So Far?

Nascar Xfinity Series Thehouse.com 300 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Il Usa Saturday 16 September 2017 Darrell Wallace Jr, Nickelodeon Green Slime Ford Mustang World Copyright:brett Moist Nkp

(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

The news of Darrell Wallace Jr.’s full-time move to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018 was met with a fair share of excited NASCAR fans, some of whom have been waiting for Wallace’s breakout on the national NASCAR stage since he ran his first races in the XFINITY Series five years ago. And …

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Sam Hornish Jr. Administers Whooping on Field to Claim Mid-Ohio Pole

2017 Xfinity Richmond Zach Catanzareti Ryan Blaney Team Penske

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Sam Hornish Jr. was fastest in practice Saturday.  He was just getting warmed up.  In the second round of qualifying, Hornish came into his own.  With a track record lap of 83.921 seconds (96.863 mph), Hornish easily won the pole for the Mid-Ohio Challenge. Hornish’s lap was nearly a full second faster than JR Motorsports’ …

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