Xfinity Series

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Brandon Jones ended his two-race skid since the NASCAR Xfinity Series season resumed two weeks ago with a third-place run in Monday’s Cheddar’s 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, earning him a shot at the Dash 4 Cash at Atlanta Motor Speedway June 6. Jones’ effort improved him from eighth in the regular season standings to seventh going into the Dash 4 Cash race which will also consist of race winner Noah Gragson, runner-up Chase Briscoe and fourth-place Harrison Burton. His finish at Bristol brought tremendous confidenceRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Noah Gragson held off Chase Briscoe after a bump-and-run with his JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier to earn his second victory of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season in a frantic finish to the Cheddar’s 300 presented by Alsco at Bristol Motor Speedway. Gragson’s No. 9 JR Motorsports Chevrolet edged Briscoe’s No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford by a mere 0.328-second for Gragson’s second victory of the season, matching his winning work in the Daytona season-opener. And his victory Monday night on the high-banked Bristol half-milerRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer An underdog combination is ready to collaborate as Xfinity Series driver Josh Williams will have health and wellness company Frog Fuel as a primary sponsor for Monday’s Cheddar’s 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Saturday’s announcement also confirmed that Williams will continue his patriotism theme on his No. 92 DGM Racing Chevrolet Camaro, giving a nod to the “black ops” with a camouflage trim on the sides of his dominant black scheme. During the last two races (Darlington and Charlotte), Williams had had Open for Business AgainRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service In NASCAR’s new normal, with a Memorial Day race in a stretch of four national events in four days, Kyle Busch returned to the old normal—winning. But for Busch to secure his record 97th victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the driver of the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota had to make a last-lap pass of Austin Cindric, who blew past Busch during an overtime restart in Monday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Helped by a spate of cautions over the finalRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Charlotte Motor Speedway remains frustrating for Austin Cindric following a third-place finish in Monday’s Alsco 300 after leading 30 of 203 laps. The frustration was due to how close he was of capturing his first-ever NASCAR Xfinity Series oval victory and making it 2-for-2 for Team Penske at Charlotte. More so, losing the race to Kyle Busch on the final lap as neither driver lifted in that intense battle. “I am really proud of this team. We were talking about it on the drive to theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The past 10 weeks for Brett Moffitt has been a roller coaster ride following an off-track leg and femur injuries, but is now ready to focus on the bigger picture which is the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Moffitt was scheduled to run the Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway until COVID-19 put the sport on hold for over two months. In that time period, he underwent surgery following a motorcross bike accident a day after everyone packed their bags and left the 1.5-mileRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A day removed from the controversial incident with Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch set his mind back onto racing for a victory in Thursday’s Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. While that topic is still on the minds of the media and fans, Busch’s performance in the Toyota 200 had its share of up and downs, ending the 147-lap madness with a runner-up finish. Busch started in the 26th position and immediately blew by the competition to the point he had already reached the top-five before theRead More
By NASCAR Wire Service With the beating and the banging in the final 10 laps that probably had the fans at home on their feet, an emotional Chase Briscoe battled Kyle Busch to the line to capture the win in the Toyota 200 at Darlington Raceway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ first race back since the COVID-19 pandemic brought sports to a halt. The win was made all the more poignant for Briscoe by the personal emotions of the week, as he and his wife, Marissa, had shared on WednesdayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Mother Nature reared its ugly head once again on the already enduring 2020 NASCAR season as the weekday races at Darlington Raceway have already taken a hit. Notably, the Xfinity Series race as the Toyota 200 will now commence Thursday at Noon EST on FS1. Prior to NASCAR pulling the plug on the 200-miler Tuesday evening, they’ve already made changes on the weekday schedule as the original time slot was supposed to be at 8 pm EST. However, the sport made the decision of moving theRead More