Bell Comes From The Back To Win Whelen 200 And Make Championship 4

AVONDALE, AZ – Christopher Bell had one shot to make it to the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. After bad luck in each of the last two NASCAR XFINITY Series races, Bell faced a win or go home scenario for Saturday’s Whelen 200 at the ISM Raceway. Unfortunately, Bell’s No. 20 Toyota failed prequalifying inspection three times and was never able to get on track on Saturday morning. He’d start the race in 38th as a result. That didn’t faze him. 

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Could Bell and Allgaier Really Not Make Championship 4?

FORT WORTH, TX – Now that a wild O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway is behind us, one thing stands above the rest in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. That’s the fact that we could see the top two seeds in this year’s playoffs not even make it to the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Both Christopher Bell and Justin Allgaier have had bad rounds in the Round of 8. Bell, had incidents on the first lap of each of the last two races and has finished 37th…

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Rough Day For Bell Forces Him In A Must Win Situation In Phoenix

FORT WORTH, TX – Christopher Bell has had a rough go of it over the last two NASCAR XFINITY Series races. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver qualified his No. 20 Toyota on the front row in each of the last two races but each have seen him spin and/or crash on the opening lap in each too. In the last race at Kansas, Bell qualified second but crashed in Turn 2. He’d finish a disappointing 37th. On Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway, Bell qualified on the pole but again, spun…

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Problems For XFINITY Series Playoff Favorites On Opening Lap Of Saturday’s Race

Heading into the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs, it appeared that Justin Allgaier and Christopher Bell would be the ones to beat for this year’s championship. Allgaier, had seven top three finishes in the eight races preceding the playoffs and 14 straight top 10’s. Why bet against him? Bell, he had gotten hot again too and has since set a rookie record for most wins in a single season by a first year XFINITY Series driver. 

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Christopher Bell Driver To Watch In Round of 8, Can John Hunter Nemechek Play Spoiler?

After a spell of bad races in the middle portion of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs, Christopher Bell has stormed back with a vengeance. Bell, heads into the Round of 8 with five straight top 10 finishes and three top five finishes in the first round of the playoffs in general. In fact, in two of the three first round races, Bell reached victory lane. Now, can he keep it going? Absolutely. 

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Bell Sets XFINITY Series Rookie Wins Record, Round of 8 Set Saturday In Dover

Christopher Bell is starting to get hot again, making him the favorite to win this year’s NASCAR XFINITY Series championship. On Saturday, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned his second win in the last three races setting a record in the series for a single season win total among rookie drivers. Bell, earned his sixth trip to victory lane in 2018 when he crossed the finish line first in Saturday afternoon’s Bar Harbor 200 at the Dover International Speedway. He led a race high 110 of 200 laps in a…

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Bell Ties XFINITY Series Rookie Wins Record In Sweeping Both Races In Richmond

RICHMOND, VA – Its been a record setting year for NASCAR XFINITY Series rookie Christopher Bell. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned his 17th top 10 finish of the season in his victory in Friday night’s GoBowling 250. Bell, admitted that he didn’t have the best car this weekend but his No. 20 Toyota still found its way to victory lane at the Richmond Raceway. He passed Matt Tifft on Lap 236 and led the final 14 laps en route to his sixth career XFINITY Series victory and fifth of the…

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Allgaier Looking To Win Regular Season Championship, Can Bell Get Back On Track?

The 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series’ regular season is coming to an end on Saturday. Currently, nine of the 12 playoff spots have been clinched as we have seven drivers vying for the final three spots in this weekend’s DC Solar 300 (5 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, another battle to watch is at the top of the standings. Justin Allgaier leads Cole Custer by 49 points in the overall points standings. Christopher Bell (-52) and Daniel Hemric (-55) are technically still mathematically alive to win the regular season title, but…

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Bell, Sadler Lead XFINITY Series Practices On Friday In Darlington

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the Darlington Raceway for two practice sessions on Friday afternoon. These were in preparation for Saturday’s Sports Clips 200 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The retro weekend isn’t limited to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as the XFINITY Series drivers showed off their throwback colors on the South Carolina race track on Friday. In the first session Christopher Bell topped the speed charts with a speed of 169.356 mph in his No. 20 Toyota. Bell, has been stout all year long and if…

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Allgaier Having Career Year, While Road Courses Could Have Spoiled Bell’s Hopes

There’s no doubt, the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has been the best year of Justin Allgaier’s racing career. Heading into 2018, Allgaier had five career XFINITY Series wins. While he was very solid, even a championship contender in some years, 2018 has blown away all the years past. In this season alone, Allgaier has nearly as many wins in 23 races as he did in his previous 233 starts in the series. Yes, in Allgaier’s first 233 career XFINITY Series starts, he had five total victories. In the first…

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