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By David Morgan, Associate Editor The final result may not have been exactly what Dale Earnhardt, Jr. would have liked to have seen in his lone NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season Saturday at Richmond Raceway, but one thing is for sure, he was having fun getting back behind the wheel. “They race hard there in the middle of the pack, especially around me, but I was up for it,” Earnhardt said after his 14th place finish. “It was fun. We got to beating on some of those guys. TheyRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service With a dramatic pass of the final corner in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, Harrison Burton stole the victory from Noah Gragson, who would have clinched a spot in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4 Round with a win. Having recovered from a spin that caused the sixth of 10 cautions on Lap 107, Burton passed Anthony Alfredo for the second position on Lap 198 of 200 and took off in pursuit of Gragson, who had taken the lead onRead More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Chase Briscoe led a dominating 159 of 200 laps to win his record ninth NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday night, the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. And while the 25-year old Hoosier turned in a dominating effort, the race – a crucial chapter in the 2020 Playoff run – was dramatic in multiple ways. Briscoe’s No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford ultimately edged Daniel Hemric’s No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet by 1.199-seconds to earn the win – his nine-trophy single season tally the mostRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Harrison Burton’s top-10 streak in the NASCAR Xfinity Series is over following Saturday’s Unhinged 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. Burton was on a 12-race streak of finishing in the top-10 dating back to Texas last November, highlighted with two wins at Fontana in March and the first Homestead race last Saturday. That all changed with 18 laps to go when Burton ran into the back of Kody Vanderwal, causing a multi-car crash in Turn 3. Also involved in the carnage were Josh Williams, Joe Graf, Jr., ColinRead 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 FONTANA, Calif. – Holding off teammate Riley Herbst with a determined run over the final 19 laps, 19-year old rookie Harrison Burton charged to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in Saturday’s Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Working his way through traffic in the closing laps in his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Burton beat Herbst’s No. 18 Camry to the finish line by .455 seconds, with Austin Cindric trailing the winner by .642 seconds in third. The victory wasRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway will mark a milestone in Austin Cindric’s NASCAR career. The second-year NASCAR Xfinity Series driver will make his 50th career start in the No. 22 Pirtek Mustang on Friday night. In Cindric’s 49 starts to date, he has earned 12 top-five and 25 top-10 finishes. The Team Penske driver has also earned three pole positions. Overall, Daytona marks 79 combined starts in NASCAR’s National Series for Cindric. Results on superspeedways have been varied for the 20-year-old. InRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service TALLADEGA, Ala. – Tyler Reddick overcame a pit road speeding penalty and damage to the right side of his No. 2 Chevrolet to win Saturday’s MoneyLion 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. With the right side of his Richard Childress Racing Chevy heavily taped after a brush with the outside wall, Reddick crossed the finish line at the end of a two-lap closing dash .127 seconds ahead of runner-up Gray Gaulding, who drove his No. 08 Chevrolet to the first top-10 finishRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent One race after rain washed out qualifying session sent him home, Josh Williams rebounded to earn his first top-10 finish at Talladega Superspeedway. In the typical chaotic run to the finish at the superspeedway, Williams’ No. 36 Star Tron / Star Brite / General Formulations Chevrolet Camaro SS was one of several that sliced and diced through the field. He missed several incidents, including one that set up the final green-white-checkered run to the finish. Williams swerved onto the apron as Jeffrey Earnhardt, Jeremy Clements,Read More