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Posted On February 21, 2019By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Up to Speed: Rinnai 250 Preview

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to the track this weekend for the Rinnai 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Last weekend, Michael Annett scored his first career NASCAR victory after dominating the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway. The last time the Xfinity Series had back to back first-time winners was 2017 with Alex Bowman and Christopher Bell. An old racing surface, the possibility of inclement weather, and tire wear are just some of the stories heading into the Rinnai 250. Ryan Preece is theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent  For the fourth straight season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Josh Williams will compete for Mario Gosselin’s DGM Racing. In 2019, Williams will move from the familiar No. 90 Chevrolet Camaro SS to the teams’ No. 36 Camaro. The Port Charlotte, FL native has 29 starts in the Xfinity Series. In 2018, he made 20 starts and earned a career-best finish, 20th, in the playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Williams also led for the first time in his Xfinity Series career at KansasRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – The Drive for the Cure 200 had more potential for Alex Labbe than what transpired. The DGM Racing driver had a career-best qualifying effort before losing everything on the opening lap. On the final run of the race, Labbe’s No. 36 Larue / Cyclops Gear Chevrolet Camaro SS was in the middle of one of the only multi-car scrambles on track. He battled with Playoff Grid drivers Daniel Hemric, Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier, Ross Chastain, and Ryan Reed. Despite his best efforts,Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor CONCORD, N.C. – Following two optional test sessions on Thursday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series got their first official crack at the new Charlotte Motor Speedway road course with a pair of practices on Friday afternoon. The results from Friday closely mirrored those from Thursday as Austin Cindric was fast again, putting up the quickest lap time in the first practice session with a lap of 1 minute, 18.443 seconds at 104.636 mph. He was followed by Daniel Hemric, Alex Labbe, Ryan Preece, and Justin Allgaier toRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Alex Labbe earned a career-first at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The DGM Racing driver earned his first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Rock N Roll Tequila 170. Labbe had to claw the way through the field in his No. 36 Larue Chevrolet Camaro SS throughout the waning laps. After sliding off course with about 20 laps to go, timely cautions benefitted the St. Albert, Quebec, Canada native. Labbe battled drivers in equipment that is better funded, includingRead More