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Daniel Suarez Dominates Homestead to Win XFINITY Championship

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Pole, most laps led and a race victory. Daniel Suarez had it all Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to win his first XFINITY Series championship in his second season. Steering clear of an off-the-pace Cole Whitt, whose TriStar Motorsports team decided not to pit under the final caution, Suarez held off …

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Erik Jones Wants Rotation in Chase Tracks, Talks Racing His Teammate for the Title

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Reporting by Zach Catanzareti & Dustin Albino Though the 2016 XFINITY Series Chase has been a relatively smooth ride for Erik Jones, he wouldn’t mind a few changes when it comes to the tracks on the schedule. Driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, the 20-year-old Jones has survived each round of …

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3-Headed Monster: Which Championship Race Will Put on the Best Show?

11-12 November, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA
Kyle Busch, NOS Energy Drink Toyota Camry and Erik Jones, Hisense Toyota Camry
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Three races. Twelve drivers. Three championships up for grabs. Who will win? That’s the big question heading into the NASCAR finale weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Who will win? For the Sprint Cup Series, it’s a question that’s been asked the past two years as four drivers have come into the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Joe Gibbs Racing Versus JR Motorsports

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The four drivers who will battle for the 2016 XFINITY Series title this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway have performed better than anyone else this season. It should not be a surprise, then, that those drivers represent the two best teams of the season.  No matter who wins the championship …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Busch Wins at Phoenix as Championship 4 Decided

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Eight Chasers went into the Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway eyeing one of the four spots in next week’s Championship 4. After a night of miscues and misfortune for several of the Chasers, Daniel Suarez, Elliott Sadler, Erik Jones and Justin Allgaier emerged as the four championship contenders with just …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Is Erik Jones the Title Favorite Again?

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Erik Jones’ lackluster first round of the XFINITY Chase is finally over.  Fortunately for him, his championship hopes are not.  Jones went into the last race in the Round of 12 four points behind the Chase cutoff.  His fifth-place finish gave him more than enough points to make up the …

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Joey Logano Takes XFINITY Win at Charlotte

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As the 12-driver XFINITY Series Chase turned into eight following Sunday’s Drive For The Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was Joey Logano who took the trophy home. Holding off dominant Kyle Larson in the closing laps, Logano grabbed his second win of 2016, second at Charlotte and 27th …

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2-Headed Monster: Who is in More Trouble This Weekend – Ty Dillon or Erik Jones?

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It’s doubtful that anybody would have predicted this two races go: Erik Jones and Ty Dillon both sitting outside the cut line in the first round of the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase. Down the stretch? Perhaps. But as strong as those teams have run, to see them in trouble just …

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