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Confusion Costs Erik Jones Potential Kentucky Race Win

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Confusion led to frustration as Erik Jones lost a chance to win Friday’s ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway after failing to maintain speed under the race’s penultimate caution. Running in second going into the a lap 175 restart, Jones made the most of the high lane and became the only driver …

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Austin Dillon, Erik Jones Lead Early XFINITY Practices at Kentucky

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As the NASCAR XFINITY Series completed its first laps on the newly-repaved Kentucky Speedway, a couple of the paddock’s best led the way. Austin Dillon and Erik Jones put down laps of 28.761 seconds and 28.994 seconds, respectively, to top the first two of four XFINITY Series practices tabbed for Thursday on the 1.5-mile …

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Iowa Winner Sam Hornish, Jr. Among Teams Penalized by NASCAR

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Another race winner was hit with a penalty by NASCAR on Wednesday. Sam Hornish, Jr.’s No. 18 XFINITY Series team was among six penalized for having modified body panels. The issue was caught in post-race inspection. The No. 1 team of Elliott Sadler, No. 7 team of Justin Allgaier, No. …

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