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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Tyler Reddick To Replace William Byron In 2018 With JR Motorsports

For the third straight season, Tyler Reddick will be racing for a new team. In 2016, Reddick ran with Brad Keselowski Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Then, this season he’s split time in the No. 42 Chevrolet with Chip Ganassi Racing on the NASCAR XFINITY Series level. Next year, he’s going to be full-time in XFINITY Series competition, but for a different team. The 21-year-old Reddick will pilot JR Motorsports’ fourth full-time entry in pursuit of the NXS championship next season.

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XFINITY and Truck Series’ Playoff Spots To Be Decided This Weekend in Chicago

I’m sure most of you all are aware that the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are beginning this weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway. But, there are three other series racing on the 1.5-mile Joliet track this weekend too. In fact, two of those three are ending their regular seasons this weekend. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will have their 16th and final race of the regular season in Friday night’s Chicagoland 225 (8:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). The NASCAR XFINITY Series will also have their 26th and final race…

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Sadler Clinches XFINITY Series Regular Season Title at Richmond

Richmond, VA – All Elliott Sadler had to do on Friday night was finish 29th or better in the Virginia529 College Savings 250. Not only did he do just that, he finished 25 spots better. With a fifth place run in tonight’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Richmond Raceway, Sadler has now clinched the 2017 regular season championship. The JR Motorsports driver, now holds a 95 point lead over his teammate and second place in the standings William Byron, which is more than enough to cruise next weekend at Chicagoland…

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Lack of Long Run Speed Haunts Busch As He Finishes 2nd at Richmond

Richmond, VA – Kyle Busch was making his final NASCAR XFINITY Series start of the 2017 season. In fact, Friday night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 at the Richmond Raceway would be his final start in any NASCAR race other than his full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride. That was good news for the fans that aren’t fond of Busch making starts in NASCAR’s feeder series. But, they were likely cheering when Brad Keselowski passed Busch for the lead with 18 laps-to-go and never looking back in tonight’s race. 

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Keselowski Makes Late Race Pass, Wins Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

Richmond, VA – It was looking like Saturday night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Richmond Raceway would be a Kyle Busch dominated victory. Busch, led 182 laps on Friday night and even started from the pole. But, it wasn’t quite enough. Brad Keselowski passed Busch on Lap 235 and never looked back en route to his second win of the season and 36th of his XFINITY Series career. 

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5 Favorites For Friday Night’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN)

Richmond, VA – There’s just two races left in the NASCAR XFINITY Series regular season with tonight’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) being one of them. With that being said, it’s a one-day show for the XFINITY Series drivers with practice taking place early this morning, qualifying later on in the day and the race tonight. Here are the five drivers to watch out for. 

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