Alex Labbe Tag

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service A.J. Allmendinger prevailed in a hard-fought NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race that ended in overtime on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL Saturday evening. After a long afternoon negotiating the road course in rainy weather against a field of drivers with championship hopes on the line, the veteran edged 22-year old Noah Gragson by a mere .446-seconds in a rooster-tail run to the checkered flag. It marked the second win of the season for Allmendinger in the No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet and his secondRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Both DGM Racing’s Alex Labbe and its owner Mario Gosselin have been reprimanded by NASCAR Tuesday, not only the team were fined $50,000, they’ve also been handed L2-level penalties. Labbe and the No. 90 Xfinity Series team have been docked 75 driver and owner points following a test session at the Daytona International Speedway road course Saturday. The sanctioning body stopped them because it violated the private testing policy. Here’s a photo of Labbe testing earlier today. (via u/Sprint_Racer04) https://t.co/F5Erki5G4x #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/b21lBJzi1s — r/NASCAR on RedditRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service In the days and months leading up to Saturday’s inaugural Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course, Indiana’s own, Chase Briscoe left no doubt how important a victory would be to him. He sure had to earn this one. After holding off an aggressive late race charge from the field, the 25-year old Hoosier took the checkered flag, maneuvered out of his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford and joined team members to climb the frontstretch fencingRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – AJ Allmendinger stole the thunder from a series of intense battles among NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff drivers to win Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Allmendinger muscled his way past series leader Christopher Bell as the cars climbed from the infield section onto the banking on Lap 48 of 67 and held the top spot through three subsequent restarts in the action-filled second race of the Xfinity Round of 12. The road course aceRead More

Posted On September 28, 2019By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Career Day for Labbe at the Roval

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular Alex Labbe turned heads with his best career finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Labbe battled with Xfinity Playoff drivers Justin Allgaier and Noah Gragson in the three-lap run to the finish at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. The No. 90 Larue / Hotel Le Concord Chevrolet SS challenged the juggernauts from JR Motorsports. Labbe excelled on the infield portion of the track. The DGM Racing entry was down on power on the oval portion of the track.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent CONCORD, N.C. – The Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway lived up to its’ reputation as A.J. Allmendinger and Christopher Bell were fastest in two eventful NASCAR Xfinity Series practices. Bell’s No. 20 Rheem / Gemaire Toyota Supra ran a 98.853 MPH, 1:24.489 second lap. Austin Cindric, who had extra seat time filling-in for Michael McDowell in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice was second fastest in the No. 22 Money Lion Ford Mustang. Almendinger was third on the speed charts for the Drive for theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer It was a Talladega heartbreak for several drivers, notably the Earnhardt entity in the closing laps. Coming to five laps remaining in Saturday’s MoneyLion 300 at Talladega Superspeedway, a tight battle for seventh turned disaster as the cruel nature of the 2.66-mile circuit reared its ugly head on both Jeremy Clements and Jeffrey Earnhardt. At the exit of Turn 1, both were in a four-wide battle with Brett Moffitt and Brandon Brown until Earnhardt made slight contact with Clements, sending him loose and started an accordionRead More

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