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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 David Morgan, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – It all comes down to Phoenix and for Justin Allgaier. It’s him vs. the “Big Three” of the NASCAR Xfinity Series – Christopher Bell, Cole Custer, and Tyler Reddick. While the other three have been racking up wins all season long, Allgaier has yet to visit Victory Lane in 2019, but with a 18-point advantage over Chase Briscoe in fifth-place after finishing sixth Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, the driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports heads toRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – Christopher Bell shrugged off a short-lived brake problem in his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and cruised to a 5.635-second victory in Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. With his eighth win of the year—a career-best for a single season—Bell locked himself into the Championship 4 Round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs, with the title to be decided two weeks hence at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Bell led 101 of 200 laps in winning for theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — Pole sitter Tyler Reddick’s wild O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday ended behind a tow truck after crashing out with 39 laps remaining. Heading down the backstretch, Chase Briscoe bounced the wall which caused Reddick running into him and lost control of his No. 2 Alsco Chevrolet Camaro. "Tyler Reddick came into this race plenty safe." That cushion is gone as he crashes out of @TXMotorSpeedway. #NASCARPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/2fqOsNNG9W — NASCAR on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) November 3, 2019 He slammed theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — The bottom groove was the preferred lane for both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series competitors during Friday’s practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway. With the addition of the PJ1 traction compound, few attempted to run in the area, but it became apparent that come race day, whether or not the top groove will be utilized isn’t a topic worth ignoring. “I’m not really sure that it changes a whole lot,” Kyle Busch on the track changes. “The track does lookRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor FORT WORTH, Texas – Aggressive driving has always been Tyler Reddick’s trademark, but as the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads into Texas Motor Speedway for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, the driver of the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet is taking a slightly more conservative approach. With a 37-point advantage over the cut-off line and two races remaining in the penultimate round of the Playoffs, Reddick noted that when Brandon Jones, a non-Playoff driver, won last weekend at Kansas, it has allowed his team toRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Stefan Parsons is set to make his team debut with JD Motorsports with Gary Keller as he’ll pilot the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway November 2. Texas will mark the 21-year-old’s sixth NASCAR Xfinity Series start with all of his races being in the No. 99 Toyota Supra owned by B.J. McLeod, who also runs for the Johnny Davis owned race team and will be in the No. 4 Camaro Saturday. Parsons said he’s thankful of havingRead More
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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Austin Cindric started the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 weekend on an absolute low note, but will exit Texas Motor Speedway with a persevering third-place result Saturday. However, not only his finish took place after some hurdles that caused title ramifications, he trails Daniel Hemric by 61 points for the fourth and final spot to compete in the Championship 4. Therefore, Cindric is in a must win situation heading into ISM Raceway in Phoenix Nov. 10. Despite the deficit that bestow the 20-year-old, he’s just happy ofRead More
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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer While he entered Texas Motor Speedway as a favorite for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship, Christopher Bell leaves in a must-win situation. The O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 was a disaster for the Playoff driver and Rookie of the Year contender. After climbing through the field once in the No. 20 GameStop NBA 2K19 Toyota Camry, Bell battled inside the top-five. He fought with fellow Playoff drivers Austin Cindric, Justin Allgaier, and eventual race winner Cole Custer. On lap 133, Cindric broke loose beneath Bell inRead More