Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2018 XFINITY Series Driver Lineup, Brandon Jones/Christopher Bell Full Time Entrants

Joe Gibbs Racing revealed their 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series driver lineup on Wednesday, as the team will enter two full-time drives to compete for next season’s championship. This past season, Matt Tifft was the lone championship eligible driver in the No. 19 Toyota, while the No. 18 Toyota and No. 20 Toyota were split between Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers or select drivers across other series’. For next season though, Tifft will join Richard Childress Racing, leaving his ride open. We already knew that Christopher Bell would be moving…

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Friday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice Report

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the Chicagoland Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). It was the lone two sessions of the weekend, as all that’s left to do is qualify tomorrow morning and race in the afternoon. It’s also the final race of the XFINITY Series regular season as well, so there’s a bigger intensity level that is going to be left on the 1.5-mile track on Saturday. In the first session, Richard Childress Racing’s Brandon Jones topped the speed charts…

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Christopher Bell Wins Rain Delayed Trucks Race at Kentucky

Sparta, KY – It took three hours, but as rain finally let up and track officials were able to get the Kentucky Speedway dry, the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 was able to run to completion on Thursday night. Christopher Bell won his third race of the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, all on 1.5-mile tracks, taking his No. 4 Toyota to victory lane for the fifth time of his Trucks career. 

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Enfinger/Busch Lead Truck Practices at Kentucky, Briscoe to Backup

Sparta, KY- After a delay for NASCAR officials getting to the Kentucky Speedway this morning, the series decided to move the schedule from three practice sessions on Wednesday down to two 85-minute long sessions on the 1.5-mile oval. In the first practice, Grant Enfinger led the way with a lap of 182.020 mph in his No. 98 Toyota. He was the only one to top the 182 mph barrier in session No. 1. Kyle Busch was second quickest in his No. 46 Toyota with a lap of 181.55 mph, while Brandon…

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John Hunter Nemechek Comes Up With Late Race Pass for 2nd Straight Trucks Victory Friday In Iowa

Last weekend an emotional John Hunter Nemechek told reporters in victory lane after a late race pass for the lead led him to his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season, that his team didn’t have the funding right now to run a full season. Despite a win and an automatic playoff berth if he can qualify for every race, they still had some work to do. Well, after Friday night at the Iowa Speedway, he shouldn’t have any trouble with that topic moving forward. Nemechek, made…

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Kyle Benjamin/Cole Custer Leads XFINITY Series Practice at Iowa

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers are out on the west coast on the Sonoma road course this weekend, so that means the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers competing at the Iowa Speedway this week won’t have the star power of those Cup ringers to deal with on the 7/8-mile oval. That showed in practice on Friday, as the drivers competing in tomorrow night’s American Ethanol 250 (8:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) had two sessions today to get up to speed. In the first practice, youngster Kyle Benjamin led the way with…

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Spencer Gallagher, Brad Keselowski Lead XFINITY Series Practices at Michigan on Friday

NASCAR is in the Irish Hills this weekend invading the Michigan International Speedway. On Friday, the NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile oval in preparation for Saturday’s Irish Hills 250 (1:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN), as they held two practices, the only two of the weekend. In the first session, rookie Spencer Gallagher led the way with a speed of 190.305 mph in his No. 23 Chevrolet. Gallagher, is looking for his first career XFINITY Series victory, was 15th in the session session. 

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