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By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 24th race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score nine victories. The Xfinity Series returns to Darlington Raceway for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200. The return of Cup drivers, throwback paint schemes, the battle to make the Playoffs, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 24th race of the season. Coverage for the Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Darlington has been on the XfinityRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Fans can always expect a blurred line of clean or dirty racing on the final lap, especially in the treacherous Turn 10, of just about every trip the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has made since 2013. In all but two finishes, especially the last three editions, fans have been mostly outraged on the outcomes, including myself. Noah Gragson simply ran into his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Todd Gilliland, and snatched him of a maiden series win. Worse of all,Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 18th race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score five victories. The Xfinity Series returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the Lakes Region 200. Cup drivers, the use of the Trackbite traction compound, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 18th race of the season. Coverage for the Lakes Region 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 4:00 p.m. ET. New Hampshire has been on the Xfinity Series schedule since the trackRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 13th race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, the series visits the half-mile Eldora Speedway for the Eldora Dirt Derby. Teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, the many ‘dirt ringers’ entered, drivers attempting their debut, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 13thrace of the season at Eldora. Through the first dozen races of 2018, Truck Series regulars have won 10 of the 12 races so far this season. Coverage for the Eldora DirtRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After surviving a race that saw five cars undamaged, Ty Dillon earned his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Top-10 finish. Dillon’s car was not among the undamaged at the end of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway. In two separate overtime attempts, Dillon’s No. 13 GEICO Military Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 avoided trouble. On the first overtime attempt, he pitted coming to the green, fuel pressure issues plaguing his race. That kept him out of the final wreck of the night andRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – Controlling the race on a succession of restarts from the inside lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime to win Saturday’s Alsco 300, the 11th NASCAR Xfinity Series event of the season. After a debris caution on Lap 199 of a scheduled slowed the action for the 12th time, Keselowski led the field to the restart on Lap 203 and, with a strong push from runner-up and fellow Ford driver Cole Custer, broke away to a lead ofRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor For the third race in a row at Kansas Speedway, the proceedings have been marred by a multi-car crash that has seen the night end early for several contenders. A year ago, it was Aric Almirola, Danica Patrick, and Joey Logano that tangled up in a fiery crash that left Almirola with a broken back. Last fall, Erik Jones nearly flipped in a massive crash on the backstretch that collected 14 cars by the time all was said and done. On Saturday night, it seemedRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Alabama – As expected, speeds were up past 200 mph when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars hit the track for practice on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway, but those speeds would reach out a bite a handful of cars in the second and final practice session of the day. After laying down a lap of 46.947 seconds, 203.975 mph, Jamie McMurray appeared to cut a left rear tire down the backstretch less than 10 minutes into the session, sending his No. 1 ChevroletRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Ryan Blaney and Team Penske have been quick all weekend with their NASCAR Xfinity Series entry at Texas Motor Speedway and they continued to show off that speed on Saturday during qualifying for the My Bariatric Solutions 300. Blaney laid down the fastest time in the first round with a lap of 28.439 seconds, 189.880 mph, followed by Ryan Truex in second. After the first round was delayed a few times due to the weather, NASCAR elected to make qualifying official after just the oneRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The health of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series continues to look better as Young’s Motorsports partners with Team Dillon for the 2018 season. Young’s Motorsports will field a second, full-time entry in addition to Austin Hill’s No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon, along with Xfinity Series’ Daniel Hemric, and Team Dillon’s development driver Tanner Thorson will pilot the No. 20 GoShare Chevrolet Silverado for a combined 17 races. Austin Dillon will compete in for the teamRead More