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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

Nascar Xfinity Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity part-timers showed promise against some …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: International Road Course Racing

2019 Bowmanville Ngots Brett Moffitt Burnout Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off for the final time in the 2019 season, the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series were both in action, and road course racing had an international flair as the NXS was at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., while the Trucks were in Canada at …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Kaz Grala Fighting for NASCAR Career Despite Sponsorship Woes

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Kaz Grala was on his way to NASCAR superstardom in 2017, winning the Gander Outdoors Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway and becoming the youngest winner in track history. Since then, it’s been a bit of a struggle — Grala is now fighting for his NASCAR career at Richard Childress Racing in the …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR One-Hit Wonders

2018 Xfinity Richmonf Zach Catanzareti Kaz Grala

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Alex Bowman won the 2019 Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway this past Sunday, scoring his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win. Of course, it wasn’t Bowman’s first win in a NASCAR national series. The 26-year-old won an Xfinity Series race in 2017 for Chip Ganassi Racing. Bowman’s second career NASCAR national series …

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Kaz Grala’s ‘Last-Ditch Effort’ That Landed Him a Ride With Richard Childress Racing

2019 Nxs Texas Kaz Grala Leads Austin Cindric Rick Lunkenheimer

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After making his 2019 Xinity Series debut at Texas Motor Speedway with Richard Childress Racing a couple of weeks ago, Kaz Grala will once again pilot the No. 21 HotScream Chevrolet when the series hits Richmond Raceway this weekend. In mid-February, RCR and Grala announced a partnership that put him in the No. 21 Chevrolet …

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Entry List: 2019 ToyotaCare 250

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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40 NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are scheduled to attempt the 2019 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Only 38 cars will make the race scheduled for Friday, April 12. The first night race of the season for the series comes with a number of driver changes. Virginia native Elliott Sadler is the biggest name on the …

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Kaz Grala Has “Realistic” Goal of a Top 10 in 1st Start with Richard Childress Racing

2018 Auto Club Kaz Grala, Jgl Racing, Ford Mustang Nettts

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kaz Grala will make his 2019 Xfinity Series debut Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. Piloting the No. 21 Hot Scream Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, the 20-year-old is running a part-time schedule that stemmed from the quick success FURY Race Cars saw last season. Even though he hasn’t been on track yet this season, …

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Tyler Reddick, Kyle Busch Lead Texas NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice For My Bariatric Solutions 300

2019 Atlanta Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Tyler Reddick

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the 2019 My Bariatric 300 at Texas Motor Speedway has been completed Friday (March 29). Reigning series champion and current points leader Tyler Reddick along with former series champion Kyle Busch led the way ahead of Saturday’s race. First practice Busch was in a Richard Childress Racing sandwich on the …

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Entry List: NASCAR Racing Experience 300

Ross Chastain, Alex Labbe And Caesar Bacarella Battle For Top Ten Position Late In The Power Shares Qqq 250 Nascar Xfinity Race At Daytona International Speedway. February 17th, 2018.

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series opens the 2019 season Saturday, Feb. 16, at Daytona International Speedway. 38 cars are entered with many drivers in different rides from the end of the 2018 season. New faces have also come to NASCAR’s second-tier division. JR Motorsports has four drivers entered this weekend.  Michael Annett moves from the No. …

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Kaz Grala Working Toward Full Xfinity Season With Fury Race Cars

2018 Xfinity Bristol Zach Catanzareti Kaz Grala

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kaz Grala had a miserable BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona Friday afternoon (Jan. 25). He cut a tire early in the race and had a series of additional problems before finishing 30th in class. The IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge will not be Grala’s primary series for 2019, though. He hopes to make a regular home …

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Kaz Grala, Aurora Straus to Drive 2nd BimmerWorld Racing M4 GT4 at Daytona

2018 Auto Club Kaz Grala, Jgl Racing, Ford Mustang Nettts

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

BimmerWorld Racing and FURY Race Cars jointly announced Monday (Jan. 14) that Xfinity Series campaigner Kaz Grala will compete in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season opener on Jan. 25 at Daytona International Speedway.  He’ll be driving a second BMW M4 GT4 (No. 80) in the Grand Sport class for BimmerWorld Racing alongside fellow 20-year …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Midpack Teams

2018 Pocono Zach Catanzareti Xfinity Jeremy Clements

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

While all eyes were focused on teams in the playoffs, some of the best racing in the field came in the middle of the Xfinity Series field, where teams are scrounging for positions, knowing that an additional finishing position could be the difference in getting an extra set of tires or more sponsorship the following …

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