Allgaier, Custer’s Incident Puts Custer On Playoff Bubble

RICHMOND, VA – Luckily Justin Allgaier scored all of those playoff points in the regular season or he would be in a similar situation that Cole Custer’s in right now. Arguably, two of the hottest drivers in the NASCAR XFINITY Series were involved in the same Lap 225 crash in Friday night’s GoBowling 250 at the Richmond Raceway. Both also were heading towards top 10 finishes in the opening race of the XFINITY Series playoffs, but Custer got into the wall in Turn 2 with 25 laps-to-go and checked everyone up…

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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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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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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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Allgaier Wins At Road America, Top 5 Takeaways From Saturday’s Race

Justin Allgaier never considered himself a road racing ace. His background is entirely on ovals. But, the JR Motorsports driver earned his ninth career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory on Saturday in Road America and now looks like the championship favorite. In fact, a third of Allgaier’s career wins have come on road courses as this was his third win on one of the road courses on the schedule and second of the season. 

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Allgaier Passes Cindric Late To Win 3rd Race Of The Season At Mid-Ohio

Rookie Austin Cindric looked well on his way to earning his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory on Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Team Penske driver started on the pole and dominated the Rock n Roll Tequila 170 for most of the day. Unfortunately for Cindric, two late cautions negated his lead which allowed Justin Allgaier on fresher tires to capitalize the most. On the final restart with six laps-to-go, Allgaier went from fifth to second rather quickly. Then, a few laps later, he got by Cindric…

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Bell, Allgaier Could Be Top 2 Drivers To Beat For XFINITY Series Championship

Is a new rivalry brewing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series? On Saturday, Justin Allgaier wasn’t too happy with the way that Christopher Bell raced him in the end of the race at the Iowa Speedway. Whether you agree with him or not is a matter of perception, but we’re close to seeing a new rivalry with what’s likely going to be the top two drivers to beat for this year’s title. Yes, Cole Custer, Daniel Hemric and Elliott Sadler have had the most success over the course of the entire…

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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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JR Motorsports Dominates Saturday’s XFINITY Series Race As Allgaier Victorious

Justin Allgaier was due for a win. He finally got it. The JR Motorsports driver ended a 16 race winless skid in Saturday’s One Main Financial 200 at the Dover International Speedway en route to the win at the Monster Mile. Allgaier, led the final 67 laps in the victory, as his last win came on Sept. 16, 2017 at the Chicagoland Speedway. He held off a furious charge from his JRM teammate Elliott Sadler at the end in a thrilling duel for the checkered flag. Allgaier, led a race…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 (3 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Picking a top five for a restrictor plate race is like winning the lottery. So, take this weekend’s pick with a bit of a grain of salt. These are just five drivers statistically I feel could run well in Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 (3 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, there’s no guarantee of that. Elliott Sadler He’s got to be the one to beat right? Sadler may not have won in 47 races, but this could be the race that sees that winless streak come to an end. The JR…

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