Cindric Eyeing Phoenix Win And Championship 4 Bid

Austin Cindric made it all the way to the Championship 4 last season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He’d finish third in the final standings when he finished fifth in the season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Due to Brad Keselowski Racing shutting their doors for good at the end of the year, Cindric was left looking for a new ride. The search led him with Ford and Team Penske/Roush Fenway Racing for the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series campaign. So far, Cindric’s season has gone decent. It can…

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It’s Hemric vs. JR Motorsports…Again, Can He Hold Them And Christopher Bell Off Saturday

Daniel Hemric has been in this position before. See, last November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Richard Childress Racing driver was in the Championship 4. His competitors for the 2017 championship? JR Motorsports. Yes, JRM had three cars in the final four as the lone participant not among the team was Hemric. Now, Hemric is back in a familiar position. See, he’s currently in the fourth and final transfer spot to Homestead right now. This weekend’s race will set the four to continue on. 

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Can JR Motorsports Get All 3 Cars To The Championship 4? Sadler Hoping To Make Championshp 4 In Final Season

Last year, JR Motorsports got three cars into the Championship 4 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Heading into the final race of the Round of 8, they have a realistic shot of doing that again. Currently, two of the four drivers currently in right now are JRM cars. Tyler Reddick is +20 while Elliott Sadler is +13. With how well they’ve been running and how well they’ve done in the past at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, as long as both avoid the fourth and final transfer spot on Saturday,…

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Will Anyone New Make It Into Championship 4 At Phoenix

We’re down to the final race of the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Round of 8. Currently, four drivers have a good stranglehold on the four positions to make it to the final round at the Homestead-Miami Speedway next week. Tyler Reddick is +20 while Elliott Sadler and Daniel Hemric are 13 and 12 points up respectively. So, can anyone new get in or is this going to be the field to contend for the 2018 championship next Saturday afternoon?

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Mobil 1 The Grid Features Cole Custer

Fresh from his win at Texas Motor Speedway, Cole Custer has been widely tipped for glory on the U.S. stock car scene. Aged only 20, the Californian is a race winner and serial podium finisher in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Stewart-Haas Racing, and has already sampled the NASCAR Cup Series in select outings with Rick Ware Racing. Mobil 1 The Grid spent time with Custer to overview his career so far and to look ahead to the future.  

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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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Is Custer Now The XFINITY Series Championship Favorite?

FORT WORTH, TX – How important was the ending of Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway? For starters, if Christopher Bell doesn’t crash and the late race cautions don’t come out, then Custer isn’t in victory lane? Also, Bell and Justin Allgaier are likely going to be into the Championship 4 and Custer likely out. Bell and Allgaier have combined to win 11 races in 2018. No one else is even close. Now, both are on the verge of not even making it to the final round.…

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Custer Makes Last Lap Pass On Reddick To Win Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

FORT WORTH, TX – Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Texas Motor Speedway was as sloppy as it comes by. A race record 13 caution flags flew in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. But, the ending overshadowed the longevity of the 2-hour, 34-minute race. Cole Custer passed Tyler Reddick on the final lap en route to his second career victory and stamping his name into the Championship 4. Custer, led four times for 16 laps on Saturday but the final one was the most thrilling. 

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Truex Leads Both XFINITY Series Practices At Texas, Friday’s Recap

FORT WORTH, TX – Friday was a great day for Kaulig Racing’s Ryan Truex. In both NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions around the Texas Motor Speedway, Truex topped the speed charts in each. In session No. 1, Truex turned a lap of 187.162 mph in his No. 11 Chevrolet. In final practice, he went a tick quicker with a blazing fast lap of 187.780 mph. Truex, was eliminated from playoff contention in the first round but has two top 11 finishes in each of his last two starts on the season.…

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