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Eyes on Xfinity: Kaulig Racing Ready to Expand

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Five years ago, Matt Kaulig had a vision. That vision included motorsports, particularly NASCAR. In 2014, LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Kaulig’s business, entered the NASCAR world to sponsor Blake Koch while competing for Go Fas Racing in two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. The next season, LeafFilter continued its partnership with Koch at TriStar Motorsports for …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Ryan Truex Making Most of Limited Opportunities at JR Motorsports

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After years of failing to find the right full-time fit, Ryan Truex finally found stability in his NASCAR career two years ago. A season-long opportunity came in 2017 with Hattori Racing Enterprises in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series and 2018 was spent chasing a NASCAR Xfinity Series title with Kaulig Racing. Come 2019, that stability …

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Ryan Truex Adds New Hampshire to Xfinity Schedule for JR Motorsports

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Earlier this week, JR Motorsports added Kentucky Speedway to Ryan Truex‘s Xfinity Series schedule. Now, he’ll race next weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the No. 8 Chevrolet. Truex, 27, has one Xfinity start in 2019, finishing second at ISM Raceway in early March. However, he’s looking forward to racing at NHMS, a place …

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Frontstretch Podcast: The Kyle Busch Show in Phoenix; and Ryan Truex Reminisces On Runner-Up Finish In Phoenix

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Kyle Busch show at ISM Raceway, as he won both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series races. The victory puts Busch at 199 wins in his NASCAR career. We briefly compare Busch’s and Richard Petty’s feat, however, we …

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Entry List: Daytona 500

2018 Daytona Cup Zach Catanzareti Ryan Blaney

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The entry list for the 61st Daytona 500 has been released, and there’s a lot of changes for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. 42 cars are on the final version of the entry list. A maximum of 40 cars will take the green flag on race day. Old faces in new places …

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Ryan Truex, Tommy Baldwin Racing Making Cup Return at Daytona 500

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Two names that have recently been out of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will return at the 2019 Daytona 500: Ryan Truex and Tommy Baldwin Racing. Truex and TBR are teaming up to field the No. 71 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ opening race of 2019, the team announced Wednesday (Jan. 16). …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Playoff Teams

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Heading into 2018, the Xfinity Series was stacked with competition — more so than even 2016 or 2017 with returning veterans, fresh babyfaces entering the next chapter of their career and even Cup drivers making the leap back down to be competitive in the top preliminary division. Your browser does not support iframes. Series regulars won …

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Opening Lap Wreck Takes Out XFINITY Playoff Contenders

2018 Cup Richmond Zach Catanzareti Justin Allgaier

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The opening lap of the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway featured a massive wreck in Turn 2, taking out multiple playoff contenders and setting up a bizarre first stage. WHAT. JUST. HAPPENED. Half of the #NASCARPlayoffs Round of 8 is involved in an #XfinitySeries lap one wreck. pic.twitter.com/AJi2QMJ9n0 — Xfinity Racing …

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‘Too Little, Too Late’ For Ryan Truex’s Playoff Bid

2018 Xfinity Dover Zach Catanzareti Ryan Truex

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While Ross Chastain and Matt Tifft raced for the final playoff spot in Saturday’s (Oct. 6) Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway, Ryan Truex was hoping for more in his playoff bid. Driving his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet, Truex was, in fact, part of the late mid-field chaos amongst the playoff bubble. However, …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Gets Redemption on Tough Season, Scores 1st Career Win

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There’s no way around it: 2018 has been a tough season for Chase Briscoe. He made up for it in Saturday’s (Sept. 29) Drive for the Cure 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL, winning his first-career XFINITY Series race. Briscoe began the 55-lap race in ninth, but it was a strategy call by crew chief …

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Chase Briscoe Tames Charlotte ROVAL for 1st Career XFINITY Series Win

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The playoff drivers may be the focus of a lot of talk this time of year, but Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chase Briscoe reminded everyone that he was in it to win it. And win he did, for his first career XFINITY trophy. Briscoe’s win makes him the first driver to win on Charlotte’s …

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