Dash 4 Cash Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Erik Jones’ third NASCAR XFINITY Series victory was a real triple play. In the series’ new Dash 4 Cash format featuring two heat races and a main event, Jones took advantage of a restart with three laps left in Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 and 1) won the race, 2) earned the $100,000 dash for cash bonus and 3) stopped Joe Gibbs Racing teammate and race runner-up Kyle Busch’s streak of four straight NASCAR national series victories. Jones, the pole winner,Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visited Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch took the checkered flag. In fact, Busch has won four out of the last five races in the Xfinity Series this year, and has won seven out of the last 10 Xfinity Series races at Bristol in which he competed. 10 percent of Busch’s Xfinity Series wins have come at The World’s Fastest Half-Mile. Busch will attempt to add to his impressive run this Saturday in Bristol Motor Speedways’ Fitzgerald Glider KitsRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – With Friday night’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race already in the books as another Kyle Busch victory, series director Wayne Auton already is turning his full attention toward next Saturday’s race at Bristol and its inaugural heat race format. Though the XFINITY Dash 4 Cash remains an integral part of the series, the conduct of the competition is brand new, and as Auton explained, many of the ideas for the new format came from the garage itself, particularly when it comesRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Change is in the air. At the 2016 Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom, NASCAR announced several changes and perhaps none bigger than adding a playoff system to the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series. The system will be identical to the Chase for the Sprint Cup format NASCAR has used the last two seasons. To be honest it is surprising that it took this long for NASCAR to add a playoff format to its two lower divisions and that it didn’t elect toRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Let’s cut to the Chase. Starting this year, the NASCAR XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series will use elimination-based playoff formats to determine their respective champions, just as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has done for the past two seasons. According to NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France, the new approach not only builds on the resounding success of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but it also provides a training ground for drivers who ultimately will compete at NASCAR’s highestRead More