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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
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 31st race of the season, and the fourth of the Playoffs. Four full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score 13 victories. The Series returns to Texas Motor Speedway for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. The continued Playoff battle and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 31st race of the season. Coverage for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge is scheduled to start Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET. Texas has been on the schedule since the 1997 season. It has hostedRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Stewart-Haas Racing’s technical partner, Autodesk, will be promoted to the role of primary sponsor of Cole Custer at Texas Motor Speedway. The November 3rd running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 will mark the first race in which the company will serve as a primary sponsor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Autodesk’s Power Inspect software has been used to analyze Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi Denbeste’s fleet of racecars in both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as well as the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Autodesk isRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Entering the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs as heavy favorites to make it to Homestead to compete for the championship, three of the four JR Motorsports drivers (Elliott Sadler, William Byron, and Justin Allgaier) have parlayed strong finishes into a decent points advantage over the other drivers in the field and Saturday night’s race at Texas was no exception. The three drivers entered the playoffs as the top three seeds and that is where they have stayed for the duration of the postseason, with each ofRead More

Posted On November 4, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Xfinity

Erik Jones Completes Texas Sweep with NASCAR XFINITY Win

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – There was no keeping up with Erik Jones on Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway – though Ryan Blaney tried his level best over the closing laps of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. Jones, the pole winner, swept the first and second stages of the event, led 142-of-200 laps and completed the season sweep of NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the 1.5-mile track – the first time that’s happened since Kyle Busch won both races in 2009. The victory wasRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 30 races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, only four of the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars (Jeremy Clements, Ryan Reed, Justin Allgaier twice, and William Byron three times) have scored victories during the 2017 season. This weekend the NASCAR Xfinity Series travels to Texas Speedway for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, the 31st race of the season. After the events at Kanses Speedway, Allgaier leads the points standings with his JR Motorsports teammate Byron two-points behind in second. The last time the Xfinity Series visited Texas,Read More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Jeb Burton has had a rough start to the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series campaign, but heading into Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, the driver of the No. 43 Ford Mustang sat 12th in the championship standings. Burton started the race from the 12th position, and felt great about his car heading into the race. Once the race started it was clear that he was more of a 15th-20th place car. Those Chase berth hopes took a hit on lap 144,Read More