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The Underdog House: Small Teams See Toughest NASCAR Race of 2018 at Richmond

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Think Small This weekend at Richmond Raceway stood in stark contrast to the previous weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, where 12 cautions flew at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This time, the 0.750-mile track in Saturday night’s (Sep. 23) Federated Auto Parts 400 came out quiet with only one non-stage caution flying on …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Previewing the Playoffs

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Just over seven months ago, the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season began at Daytona International Speedway in a five-overtime thriller, ending with the closest margin of victory in NASCAR history. Seven months later, it hasn’t slowed down. Action has been fast and furious this season, as veteran drivers prove why they are the ones to …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Survives Flurry of Late Cautions to Win in Iowa

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For the first time in nearly 20 years, Christopher Bell, who led 94 laps, won his third consecutive race when he beat Justin Allgaier to the checkered flag in Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. The last time a driver won three NASCAR XFINITY Series races in a row was in 1999 when Dale …

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Brad Keselowski, Ryan Truex Top XFINITY Practices at New Hampshire

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Heading into Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski was going to be one of the favorites to win the race. After a pair of practice sessions of Friday, his stock rose even higher. Practice One In opening practice, the No. 22 car showed just that, pacing the field at 128.040 …

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Kaulig Racing Acquires 6-Race Sponsorship from Phantom Fireworks

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NASCAR XFINITY Series team Kaulig Racing announced Wednesday (May 23) that they have signed a six-race primary sponsorship deal with Phantom Fireworks for the No. 11 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Ryan Truex. “We are very excited to start our partnership with Kaulig Racing,” Phantom Fireworks Vice President Alex Zoldan said in a press release. “We …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Ryan Truex Relishing Career-Best Opportunity with Kaulig Racing

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It seems like Ryan Truex has been around NASCAR forever. However, 2018 is just his second full season in any of the top three national touring divisions. Truex, 26, made his XFINITY Series debut in 2010 at Gateway Motorsports Park, finishing 28th for Michael Waltrip Racing. In 2011, he split time between MWR and Joe …

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Justin Allgaier Hold Off Teammate to Win OneMain Financial 200, Dash 4 Cash Bonus at Dover

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Justin Allgaier picked up his first win of the 2018 XFINITY Series season in Saturday’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. The JR Motorsports driver led the most laps – 104 – and held off a late charge by teammate Elliott Sadler to win by 0.306 seconds. Allgaier also earned the $100,000 Dash 4 …

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Ryan Truex, Daniel Hemric Lead Pair of NXS Practices at Texas Motor Speedway

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Ryan Truex and Daniel Hemric led the pair of NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway Friday afternoon. A mock qualifying run late in the opening practice vaulted Truex to the top of the leaderboard shortly before time expired. The 187.266 mph lap was the fastest posted by any NXS driver in both …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Keeping Up With a Busy Off-Season

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Another off-season has come and gone and the XFINITY Series is set to take to the high banks of Daytona this Saturday. As prestigious as the World Center of Racing is, the race that opens the season doesn’t tell the fans how the season is going to turn out. 2017 was dominated by Joe Gibbs …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Potential 1st-Time Winners Before the End of 2017

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A few weeks ago at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Ben Rhodes finally found his elusive first career win, something that many expected to happen much sooner than it did. The sophomore driver came the closest to Victory Lane at Kansas Speedway earlier this season when he engaged in a spirited battle with Kyle Busch for …

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