5 Favorites For Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)

The first race of the second round of the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs will take place this weekend at the Kansas Speedway. So far, through three races of this year’s postseason, none of the playoff drivers have reached victory lane. Will that change in Saturday afternoon’s Kansas Lottery 300 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)? Here are the five drivers to beat. 

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Why William Byron Needs To Be Put On Notice This Round

The biggest debate for the second round of the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs which begin this weekend at the Kansas Speedway, is can JR Motorsports put all three of their eligible cars into the final round at the Homestead-Miami Speedway? I feel really good about Elliott Sadler and Justin Allgaier’s chances, but I’m starting to wonder about William Byron’s. Yes, he has the most playoff points and yes he’s the current points leader by three over Justin Allgaier. Yes, he’s also 19 points ahead of the final cutoff spot. And…

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XFINITY Series Regulars Looking To Start Playoffs On The Right Foot, Round 2 Preview and Predictions

The NASCAR XFINITY Series begins their second round of their playoffs this weekend at the Kansas Speedway. Eight drivers are still mathematically eligible to win this year’s championship. But, that list trims to four once the checkered flag flies at Phoenix in November. So, who will be among the four battling for the title at the Homestead-Miami Speedway? Here’s who I think. 

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5 Storylines For Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN)

After a week off, the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will return to action this weekend for the Kansas Lottery 300 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). The season is winding down as this weekend’s race at the Kansas Speedway will be the first event of the second round. As we get deeper and deeper into the year, the lack of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will be entering in these races. That’s great news for the still eligible eight playoff drivers, as they won’t have their spots taken up by current Cup…

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Christopher Bell To Join Joe Gibbs Racing For 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series Season

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Friday that Christopher Bell will compete in NASCAR XFINITY Series full-time in 2018. The 22-year-old is currently running full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) and remains in contention for this season’s championship. He currently leads the point standings entering this weekend’s race at Talladega Superspeedway with five race wins and seven stage wins providing him a Series high 47 points.

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8 Drivers Advance To Round 2 of NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoffs

Concord, NC – With the rain delayed Drive For The Cure 300 now in the books, the first round of the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs is now behind us as well. That means four drivers were eliminated from playoff contention and eight more keeping their 2017 championship dreams alive. Despite the big Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers not being eligible to compete in the XFINITY Series playoff races, none of the XFINITY Series regulars reached victory lane in the opening round. 

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Alex Bowman Wins Saturday’s Rain Delayed Drive For The Cure 300

Concord, NC – It was a wacky and wild day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. First, we saw rain wash out both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions as well as qualifying for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Then, we saw while the track was mostly dry, the NBC car driven by Erik Jones hit the steps that someone left out on the front stretch that connects the grandstands to the track. Then, we’d see the race itself be delayed by over five hours due to rain falling on the…

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