Larson, Cup Regulars Dominate XFINITY Series Race in Fontana

Fontana, Calif – Kyle Larson overcame a midrace pit-road speeding penalty and held on for victory Saturday in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular posted his first XFINITY victory of the season and the sixth of his career at the site of his first series win. His Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet was .127 seconds — about a car-length — ahead of Joey Logano’s Team Penske No. 22 Ford at the checkered flag. “The racing there at…

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Joey Logano Leads XFINITY Series Practices in Fontana

The NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for their lone two practice sessions of the race weekend on Friday. In the first session, Joey Logano topped the speed charts with a lap of 178.904 mph in his No. 22 Ford. The Team Penske driver turned that lap on the first lap that he ran around the D-shaped California oval this morning. Kyle Larson who’s been runner-up in three straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races was runner-up in the first XFINITY Series practice with a speed…

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Cole Custer, Haas Automation Hoping for Success at Home Track in Fontana

Cole Custer was at the center of controversy last weekend in Phoenix when he got into Austin Dillon in last Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Custer, took responsibility for the incident, but Dillon didn’t care and purposely ran Custer into the wall during the yellow flag period in that race. The damage took Custer out of a top 10 run at the time. Now, Custer is trying to regroup and refocus heading into his hometown track this weekend. Custer, grew up in Ladera Ranch, California, where he began his racing career…

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JR Motorsports Aiming for 2nd Straight XFINITY Series Victory This Weekend at Fontana

So far, the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has gone about as good as it can for the entire JR Motorsports group. For the third consecutive week, Elliott Sadler enters this weekend’s race at Fontana (4 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) as the XFINITY Series points leader. Sadler, has four top fives and eight top 10’s in 12 career XFINITY Series starts at the 2-mile D-Shape California oval. He finished fifth in this very race a year ago. This season, the No. 1 OneMain Financial team has earned two top-eight efforts and an…

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NASCAR to Use Restrictor Plates In July’s XFINITY Race at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR has confirmed reports that they will use restrictor plates for July’s XFINITY Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The series announced the move on Thursday mornig. Also among those reports, are that if things go well enough for the XFINITY Series’ Lilly Diabetes 250 this year, that they will use the restrictor plates at the Brickyard 400 in 2018. 

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Justin Allgaier Wins DC Solar 200 at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Justin Allgaier held off a hard charging Erik Jones on a late race restart and captured the checkered flag as well as the Dash 4 Cash crown in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ DC Solar 200 at Phoenix Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier, in his No. 7 Chevrolet, led a race-high 85 of the 200 laps en route to his first win since 2012. The last time the JR Motorsports driver went to victory lane was in Montreal on Aug. 8, 2012, 146 races ago. That’s why this victory…

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XFINITY Dash 4 Cash Returns This Weekend at Phoenix

The Dash 4 Cash will debut its new format for 2017 at a new Dash 4 Cash track in this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway. Instead of the top four drivers from the race prior being eligible for the bonus the next Dash 4 Cash race, now it will be the top two XFINITY Series only drivers in the first two stages to compete for the Dash 4 Cash win in the third and final stage. Basically, the top two finishes out of the XFINITY…

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