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Posted On March 30, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Kyle Busch Grabs Xfinity Series Win at Texas

By Lee Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch moved one win closer to a Lone Star sweep with his victory this afternoon in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, the My Bariatric Solutions 300. While his car wasn’t the class of the field on Saturday, Busch executed a perfect launch on the final restart to take the lead. Over the final eight laps, Busch held off Tyler Reddick to secure his ninth NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Texas Motor Speedway and the 95th ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent For the second race at Martinsville Speedway in a row, Halifax, VA native Jeb Burton will compete with Rick Ware Racing. Burton will drive the No. 52 Muzzy Bowfishing Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series STP 500. The last time Burton competed for Ware at Martinsville he started 39th, and finished 33rd. The 26-year-old driver has three starts at his hometrack with a best finish of 27th in the 2015 Playoff race. Burton also has seven NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series startsRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will have some familiar faces in different car numbers at JR Motorsports. The team will no longer use the No. 5, instead, bringing the iconic No. 8, once driven by team co-owner Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in house. At least five drivers will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro SS throughout the season. Jeb Burton, Spencer Gallagher, Ryan Preece, Zane Smith, and Ryan Truex will each drive the iconic number associated with Earnhardt. Smith had previously been announced to driverRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For just the second time in his NASCAR career, Jeb Burton will be pulling double duty. The Virginia-native will drive the No. 51 JACOB Companies Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Rick Ware Racing at Martinsville Speedway. Earlier this week, it was announced that he would compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race for On Point Motorsports. The First Data 500 will mark the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start for Burton since Pocono in 2016. The 26-year-old has 30 starts in NASCAR’s PremierRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Jeb Burton will drive for On Point Motorsports in the Texas Roadhouse 200 as he attempts to capture a victory at his hometrack. The Halifax, VA native will be just the third driver to climb behind the wheel of the teams’ No. 30 Toyota Tundra. Burton will have SparrowRanch.org and Strutmasters.com as the primary sponsors of his Toyota Tundra. Burton made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway in 2012. He earned his first career pole and top-five finish at the trackRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 10th race of the season and only two full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have scored a victory as the Xfinity Series returns to Dover International Speedway for the OneMain Financial 200. The final Xfinity Dash 4 Cash, zero Cup drivers, Spencer Gallagher’s suspension, and stage racing are just some of the story lines heading into Saturday’s race. Coverage for the OneMain Financial 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET. Dover has been on the schedule since the inception of the NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In addition to having two drivers competing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver’s Championship, Richard Childress Racing will have a third car competing for the 2018 Owner’s Championship. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon will be joined by veteran Brendan Gaughan, Jeb Burton, and newcomer Shane Lee behind the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro SS. On top of the pit box will be veteran crew chief Nick Harrison. Austin Dillon, who is entering his fifth full-time season in NASCAR’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer They say there’s a first time for everything, and for the first time, Harrison Burton has earned a top-five finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. One year ago, this weekend, Burton made his debut at Martinsville Speedway, and now he has scored his career-best finish, fourth, at ‘The Paperclip.’ Today’s race also marked the first time that he competed in the same race as his cousin, Jeb Burton, in their career. Harrison Burton slowly climbed his way up through the field in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, Jeb Burton hopes to continue his momentum heading into his 100th career NASCAR start. Burton is coming off his first career top five in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as he returns to the site of his first career Top 10. After avoiding ‘The Big One’ at Daytona International Speedway, he finished fourth in the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry for JGL Racing. In his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in 2013, Burton started 13th and finished eighthRead More
By: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In a wild race that ended more than 21 hours after it started, William Byron won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100, when off-center contact from Byron’s front bumper sent Logano’s No. 22 Ford plowing through the infield grass below the backstretch. “I was just trying to pushRead More