Kaz Grala Adds Another Solid Run On Sunday With 10th Place Finish at Iowa

A little over a month ago, the team Fury Race Cars didn’t exist on the NASCAR XFINITY Series level. They have been around in some capacity in building cars on different levels of motorsports, but they never have entered a NASCAR race prior to this season. When Kaz Grala was let go after 10 races from JGL Racing, the new team found their new driver. From what I understand, Grala leaving JGL wasn’t a performance issue or anything related to Grala whatsoever. This was a team decision about finances. No…

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Allgaier Gets Much Needed Win In Iowa

I don’t think Justin Allgaier was seriously going to be threatened on missing out on the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs. Yes, he was in a recent slump, but the odds of him having enough bad finishes to drop out of the top 12 in the standings were definitely in his favor. See, if Allgaier’s car would have past post race inspection following his win at Dover in early May, he wouldn’t have been in the position that he was in. Leaving Dover on that Saturday afternoon in Delaware, Allgaier…

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5 Storylines For Sunday’s Iowa 250 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series is back to action this weekend for Sunday’s Iowa 250 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Iowa Speedway. It’s a great shot for these drivers and teams to showcase their talents and should be a great race in the heat of the day. Here are five storylines for the race weekend. 

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XFINITY Series, Truck Series 2019 Schedules Released On Wednesday

NASCAR released the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedules on Wednesday. Both series begin their respective seasons at Daytona International Speedway and conclude with finales at Homestead-Miami Speedway, akin to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and mirroring recent years with a tripleheader at both sites. All three series also will be off Easter weekend (April 20-21), and track dates bring a measure of consistency to both series. The current Camping World Truck Series will be renamed the Gander Outdoors Truck Series beginning in 2019,…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Iowa 250 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

This weekend is all about the NASCAR feeder series’ as the premiere series, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, is off this week. But, both the NASCAR XFINITY Series as well as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers will share the Iowa Speedway for a Saturday/Sunday show in the nations heartland. In terms of Sunday’s Iowa 250 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) here are the top five favorites to watch. 

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Haley To Make XFINITY Series Debut With GMS Racing This Weekend In Iowa, Make 3 Starts With Team In 2018

GMS Racing’s No. 24 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Justin Haley will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut in the No. 23 entry at Iowa Speedway. The Indiana-native will run at Daytona International Speedway (July 6) in a second GMS Racing entry and will additionally run at Watkins Glen International (August 4).   “This is an opportunity of a lifetime to be in top notch Xfinity Series equipment,” said Haley. “I can’t say enough about how much the Gallagher family has helped my career over the past few years…

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Dillon Wins Thrilling But Rain Shortened LTi Printing 250

Its been nearly two years since Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon had been to victory in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Well, that 56 race drought is now over. Dillon, held on to win Saturday’s rain shortened LTi Printing 250 at the Michigan International Speedway. It was his first since at Bristol on Aug. 19, 2016. He led 18 of the 91 laps on the 2-mile, D-shaped oval in his No. 3 Chevrolet for his ninth career series win and first at Michigan. 

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5 Favorites and a Sleeper For Saturday’s LTi Printing 200 (1:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series is back in action with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend for the LTi Printing 200 (1:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). I’ve been spot on all season in picking the winner for each of the 12 races, so why not make it 13? Here are my five favorites to watch at the Michigan International Speedway. 

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Busch’s XFINITY Series Win At Pocono Now An L-1 Penalty

NASCAR hit the No. 18 team in the Xfinity Series with an L1-level penalty following last weekend’s action at Pocono Raceway. The No. 18 did not meet height measurements in post-race inspection, violating Sections 20.17.3.2.1.2.a of the NASCAR Rule Book. Crew chief Eric Phillips was fined $10,000 and suspended for the next NASCAR Xfinity Series championship points event (Saturday’s LTi Printing 250 at Michigan International Speedway). The team was also assessed with the loss of 10 owner points. Kyle Busch drove the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to the…

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Bowman To Race For GMS Racing In 2 XFINITY Series Races Beginning This Weekend at Michigan

GMS Racing officials announced on Tuesday that NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman will fill-in for Spencer Gallagher in the No. 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as well as at Kentucky Speedway (July 13). ISM Connect, the world’s first fully-integrated network of consumer engagement technology, will serve as primary sponsor for Bowman and the No. 23 team at both Michigan and Kentucky. “I want to thank GMS Racing for letting me race the No. 23 Chevrolet this weekend in Michigan,” said Bowman. “Last…

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