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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Breaks Long Winless Streak With Phoenix Victory

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Justin Allgaier landed in the Arizona desert this week in the midst of a long dry spell. However, by the time the checkered flag waved Saturday afternoon, he discovered the long-sought oasis of NASCAR XFINITY Series Victory Lane. Allgaier led 85 of the 200 laps, including the final 19, en route to winning the DC Solar 200 at …

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Justin Allgaier Snaps Winless Drought at Phoenix, Earns Dash 4 Cash Bonus

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Justin Allgaier snapped an 80-race winless drought, spanning more than four years on Saturday afternoon from Phoenix International Raceway by winning the DC Solar 200. He led a race-high 85 laps and earned the $100,000 bonus from XFINITY for being the Dash 4 Cash winner, the first of four races this season that will pay …

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NASCAR 101: Who Wants to Be a Dash 4 Cash Millionaire?

The XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday kicks off the series’ Dash 4 Cash program, which consists of four races each season and awards the highest finishing XFINITY regular $100,000 for being the top finisher amongst regulars in that event. It marks the first time Phoenix is participating in the program. Any driver …

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Pace Laps: Swings Galore at Las Vegas and Joey Logano’s XFINITY Dominance

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: You can say Kyle Busch put the “swing” in the West Coast Swing – After Joey Logano made contact with Kyle Busch coming to the checkered flag in Turn 4, Busch went after his former teammate on pit road, leading to punches and a bloody forehead for Busch. “There wasn’t much talking, …

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New Limits On Cup Drivers Not Stopping Their Dominance of NASCAR XFINITY Regulars

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During the offseason, NASCAR created a rule limiting Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers with five or more years experience to 10 XFINITY Series events per season. The hope was adding that in-season limit could allow more full-time regulars to run up front. Instead? So far it’s same old, same old as Cup full-timers are running roughshod over …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Surprise, Surprise, Who Will Be That Lucky Guy?

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The first two weeks of the NASCAR season have been quite hectic, featuring controversy with rule packages, an abundance of penalties and of course, some talk of more changes coming to stock car racing. But as the season rolls on, the talk needs to be focused on the main issue — the racing itself. Competition is …

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Eyes on XFINITY: 5 Things to Watch for in 2017

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Coming off a season that saw the inaugural Chase for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship, year two of the format has a lot of hype behind it. Over the off-season, NASCAR announced enhancements that would be implemented throughout the top three touring divisions, not just the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The enhancements will reward teams …

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XFINITY Season Finale Doesn’t Define Justin Allgaier’s Season, He Says

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Justin Allgaier did not expect to be sitting on pit road after the NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Instead, he thought he’d be celebrating his first championship since breaking into NASCAR’s top three divisions in 2008. When the checkered flag flew, he leaned against his car, holding back tears as his …

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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 Ty Dillon to win the …

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Justin Allgaier Finding Progress Through Struggle in XFINITY Championship Run

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It was Frederick Douglass who coined a phrase many today can appreciate even after hundreds of years: “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Justin Allgaier, who enters Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 as part of the XFINITY Series Championship 4, knows a thing or two about struggle. Following five years of action in …

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

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11-12 November, 2016, Avondale, Arizona USA Kyle Busch, NOS Energy Drink Toyota Camry and Erik Jones, Hisense Toyota Camry ©2016, Lesley Ann Miller LAT Photo USA

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 finale with a shot at …

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