XFINITY Series Playoff Field Virtually Set, Bubble Drivers In Top Rides For Vegas

The final three spots of the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs are up for grabs on Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Currently, Ryan Reed is 90 points up on the bubble in 10th. Ross Chastain is 11th, 75 points clear. Rookie Austin Cindric is on the bubble, but he’s 57 points up. The only reason two of these three haven’t clinched is because only 33 points separate Reed and Cindric. If Ryan Sieg, Michael Annett, Jeremy Clements or Alex Labbe win Saturday’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR…

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No Cup Drivers Now In The XFINITY Series Field, Will Rides That Were Vacated By Them Be Strong This Weekend?

Due to a recent NASCAR rule, for any driver who’s competing for points in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in any given year, they’re not eligible to compete in the final eight NASCAR XFINITY Series races. That means from this weekend’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on, we won’t see the likes of Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin and others. Despite that, the rides that they normally vacate will still be running. Those rides are going after the owners…

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Indiana Native Chase Briscoe Earns Top 10 Finish In Monday’s Lilly Diabetes 250

INDIANAPOLIS – Monday’s rain delayed Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway wasn’t a win for Chase Briscoe, but a top 10 finish certainly felt as close to a win as one could get. See, Briscoe hasn’t had the 2018 season that he would have liked to have. After having a pretty stout year as a rookie in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2017, his team Brad Keselowski Racing shut their doors. Briscoe, won the last race for the team in the season finale last November at Homestead.…

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Should XFINITY Series Package Be Used For Future Brickyard 400’s? Some Say Yes, Some Say No

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight year, the NASCAR XFINITY Series used the restrictor plate package at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For the second straight year, it was the best race of the weekend. Last year, we saw a record setting Lilly Diabetes 250 on the famed 2.5-mile track. There were 16 lead changes with a margin of victory of 0.108-seconds. 

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Elliott Talks Long Day Of Racing, Whether Restrictor Plate Package Should Be Run At Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Five drivers had a long day of racing ahead of them at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Due to the Lilly Diabetes 250 being rained out on Saturday and the Brickyard 400 postponed on Sunday, we were set up for a NASCAR doubleheader on the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday. Chase Elliott, Ty Dillon, Austin Dillon, Ryan Blaney and JJ Yeley would be the only drivers to pull double duty on Monday. That’s 650 miles of racing in one day. 

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Hemric Building Momentum Towards Playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS – Daniel Hemric’s 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has been a wave of up and down results. He had 13 top seven finishes in the first 16 races of the year. Then, he had four finishes of 11th or worse over the next five. But, after a fifth place finish in his No. 21 Chevrolet in Monday’s rain delayed Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he’s heading into the playoffs with some positive momentum. The 2018 regular season ends next Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Heading…

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Allgaier Wins Thrilling Lilly Diabetes 250 For 1-2 JRM Finish

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight year, we were treated to a thrilling Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Last year, William Byron narrowly beat Paul Menard in a record setting race. While we had to wait two days to run the 2018 edition, the wait was well worth it. Justin Allgaier barely topped his JRM teammate of Tyler Reddick to win for the fifth time of the season and 10th of his XFINITY Series career. Allgaier, led the first lap of the race and the final in his…

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5 Takeaways From Monday’s Lilly Diabetes 250

INDIANAPOLIS – After three straight days of rain at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, we finally had race cars on the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday morning. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race was the appetizer for the Brickyard 400 which would be run later on in the day. The record setting Lilly Diabetes 250 was a thrilling one from start to finish. Here are five takeaways from this morning’s race. 

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Everything You Need To Know For Monday’s NASCAR Action At IMS

INDIANAPOLIS – Unfortunately, mother nature didn’t cooperate for the super weekend of racing action in Indianapolis. Other than the inaugural USAC Midget races on the .25-mile dirt track inside of Turn 3 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, everything else was completely rained out. That sets up a doubleheader of NASCAR action around the famed 2.5-mile track on Monday. The NASCAR XFINITY Series race will run at 10 a.m. ET with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race following at 2 p.m. ET. Here’s everything you need to know about both races. 

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All On Track Activity Canceled On Saturday, Brickyard 400 Start Time Moved Up, XFINITY Series Race Moved To Monday

INDIANAPOLIS – Rain has ruined the new date for the Brickyard 400 race weekend. Mother nature washed out both NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions on Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and did so again on Saturday. Both XFINITY Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying sessions were rained out on Saturday as was both Cup practices too. Also affected was the XFINITY Series’ Lilly Diabetes 250. The race was moved to Monday at 10 a.m. ET as rain is forecasted on Sunday for the Indy area too. So, in…

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