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By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent  The throwback paint scheme that NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Justin Haley will race for Kaulig Racing at Darlington Raceway will honor more than just drivers. Haley’s No. 11 Raybestos Chevrolet Camaro SS is reminiscent of cars driven by Jeff Burton, Sterling Marlin, and Hut Stricklin throughout the 1990’s in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Raybestos is also the company that Bob Kaulig, father of team owner Matt Kaulig, worked at for 22 years. “It’s a nice shade of blue offset with some red andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time since his win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway six races ago, William Byron has scored a top-five finish. Byron was up front for much of the day in his No. 9 Liberty University Throwback Chevrolet Camaro, inspired by the paint-schemes of the late-Ricky Hendrick. Byron was one of four NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars to finish in the top-10 in each stage at Darlington Raceway. The other three Xfinity regulars in the top-10 in stages 1 and 2 were Byron’s JR Motorsports teammateRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After losing his nearly 50-point cushion over the Playoff cutoff when Jeremy Clements won at Road America, Brendan Gaughan will look to have a more secure position after the VFW Hero a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway. Gaughan has six previous NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, he has a best finish of 13th in the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro. He also has three starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with a best finish of third, and two Monster EnergyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 23 races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, only four of the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars (Jeremy Clements, Justin Allgaier, Ryan Reed, and William Byron three times) have scored victories during the 2017 season. This weekend the NASCAR Xfinity Series travels to Darlington Raceway for the VFW Sports Clips Help a Hero 200, the 24th race of the season. Sadler continues to lead the Championship Point standings, despite not scoring a win. He leads with 107-points over his JR Motorsports teammate, Byron. The last timeRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Xfinity Series visited Darlington Raceway, Denny Hamlin took home the victory in beating Kyle Busch by over two seconds. The highest finishing NASCAR Xfinity Series regular was Daniel Suarez who finished third. The last time a NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship contender won at Darlington was Chase Elliott in 2014. The only past winner in the field is Denny Hamlin. Xfinity Series Chase 23 races into the 2016 Xfinity Series Season, there have been 14 different winners, and only three ofRead More