Can Part-Timers With Good Teams Steal Win In NASCAR XFINITY Series Action This Weekend at Kentucky?

With the new rules limiting Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver participation during Playoff events, seats have opened up for part-time drivers to showcase their talents this weekend. Normally, we’re discussing if the NASCAR XFINITY Series regular can outduel the likes of Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano or the Dillon brothers. Now, we’re asking if they can hold off stiff competition from part-time drivers racing at the Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night in Cup team car. Richard Childress Racing will feature Ben Kennedy (No. 2 Chevrolet) and…

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Preece Bets on Himself, Wins XFINITY Series Race at Iowa

Ryan Preece had a full-time ride locked up if he wanted it for this year’s NASCAR XFINITY Series season. But, he could also take that money from an underfunded ride and take it to a top team for a limited effort as well. Preece did just that. He bet on himself, wanting to show his talent in two starts with a top ride rather than waste another season with a 20th place car and become an after thought. But, he also could have bad luck in his two starts with…

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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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Brad Keselowski Makes Last Lap Pass to Win XFINITY Series Race in Pocono

The NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Pocono Raceway didn’t disappoint on Saturday, as Brad Keselowski dominated the race, but the win in the Pocono Green 250 didn’t come easy. Keselowski, was the first driver to win all three stages in an XFINITY race, as he took his No. 22 Ford to victory lane for the first time of the season and 35th of his XFINITY Series career. It was also the first time the No. 22 Team Penske entry has been in victory lane since Texas in 2015, which…

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Cole Custer/Kyle Benjamin Lead XFINITY Series Practices at Richmond on Friday

The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers head to another short track this weekend, as they went from the .533-mile Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway last weekend to the .75-mile Richmond International Raceway this week. On Friday, they had two 55-minute practice sessions to prepare themselves for Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 (12:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). In the opening practice, rookie Cole Custer was standing on top of the leaderboard with a lap around the Virginia short track at 118.442 mph. Custer, is looking for his first win in the XFINITY Series, and having his No.…

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Chase Briscoe Cruises to 2nd Straight ARCA Win With Victory in Iowa

NEWTON, IA – Rookie Chase Briscoe is on a roll, as the current ARCA points leader took his No. 77 Big Tine-Cunningham Motorsports Ford to victory lane for a second straight race in winning tonight’s ABC Supply Co. 150 at the Iowa Speedway. Briscoe, ran away from pole sitter Kyle Benjamin over the final 20 laps en route to his second career win, both coming in consecutive races. But, if not for an early race adjustment, Briscoe likely would have had to settle for a top five instead. “We had…

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