Lilly Diabetes Pulls XFINITY Series Sponsorship Past 2018, Reed Exploring Free Agency

A few months ago, Lilly Diabetes had some bad publicity when they pulled their sponsorship on Conor Daly for some unfortunate circumstances. It portrayed their company in a bad light. On Monday, they’ve announced that they won’t be returning to NASCAR in general for next season. Lilly Diabetes announced that they have ended their partnership with Roush/Fenway Racing past the 2018 season. They’ve been on the  No. 16 Ford for Ryan Reed since he made his series debut in 2013 and was the sponsor on his car when he won…

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Ryan Reed Leads Tame NASCAR XFINITY Series Practices On Thursday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The two NASCAR XFINITY Series practices from the Daytona International Speedway on Thursday were polar opposites. The first session saw some drafting practice in which two-time Daytona winner Ryan Reed topped the speed charts with a lap of 196.143 mph around the high banked 2.5-mile oval. Reed, is 11th in the playoff standings and hoping to put his No. 16 Ford back in victory lane in Friday night’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). He was followed by Justin Haley in his No. 24 Chevrolet.…

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William Byron Wins Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200, Championship 4 Set

Avondale, AZ – Last year, William Byron led over 100 laps and was well on his way to winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Phoenix Raceway. Unfortunately, his engine blew and his championship hopes were done. On Saturday, Byron got redemption. The JR Motorsports driver had a great pit call on the final pit stop in only taking two tires, and despite having just two Goodyear tires, he held off the field en route to his fourth victory of the season. Byron, stamps his name into the…

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Blaney/Byron Leads XFINITY Series Practices On Friday at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Ryan Blaney may be racing to keep his championship hopes alive in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend at the Phoenix Raceway, but he’s also looking to have a little fun in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. On Friday, Blaney was having as much fun as one could have. In the first practice, Blaney topped the speed charts with a speed of 131.368 mph. The Team Penske driver has made 12 starts this season and has finished in the top five in 11 of them. In…

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Christopher Bell Steals XFINITY Series Race In Kansas Lottery 300 Victory

Kansas City, KS – For the fourth straight race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs, a non playoff driver reached victory lane on Saturday afternoon at the Kansas Speedway. Erik Jones dominated Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300, but his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate of Christopher Bell had other thoughts in mind. Jones, led a race-high 186 of the 200 laps on Saturday and was well in control of earning his third win of the season. But, Bell was coming on fast in his No. 18 Toyota and caught Jones for the lead…

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2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Field Set

This weekend was the final NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the regular season. With that being said, here are the 12 drivers that will partake in the 2017 playoffs. One of these 12 drivers will be crowned our season champion in November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. 

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Ryan Reed’s Darlington Throwback Honor Alan Kulwicki

Ryan Reed’s No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang will honor the memory and legacy of past NASCAR Champion Alan Kulwicki.  The No. 16 will throwback to Kulwicki’s 1989 Ford, a year in which he scored six pole positions, five top-five and nine top-10 finishes.  NASCAR artist Sam Bass helped create the throwback adaptation of Kulwicki’s No. 7 Ford.  Like Reed, Bass lives with type 1 diabetes. “My dad was huge fan of Alan and had a lot of respect for him, so it’s awesome to get to run this throwback…

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Brennan Poole Wins the Pole for Friday Night’s Coca Cola Firecracker 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Like usual, it was a light days work so far for the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers. The reason? Like they do on a weekly basis, both practice sessions for the race weekend occurred yesterday. Today, all they’ve had so far was qualifying to set the field for tonight’s Coca Cola Firecracker 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). In qualifying on Friday, Brennan Poole will start on the pole for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Daytona International Speedway. Poole, turned a lap of 182.949 mph in his No.…

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Spencer Gallagher, Brad Keselowski Lead XFINITY Series Practices at Michigan on Friday

NASCAR is in the Irish Hills this weekend invading the Michigan International Speedway. On Friday, the NASCAR XFINITY Series took to the 2-mile oval in preparation for Saturday’s Irish Hills 250 (1:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN), as they held two practices, the only two of the weekend. In the first session, rookie Spencer Gallagher led the way with a speed of 190.305 mph in his No. 23 Chevrolet. Gallagher, is looking for his first career XFINITY Series victory, was 15th in the session session. 

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Kyle Larson Wins XFINITY Race in Dover, Byron Wins Dash 4 Cash

Kyle Larson started on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Dover International Speedway. The race ended with him on top too. Larson, dominated in leading a race-high 137 of the 200 laps en route to his third victory of the season and eighth of his XFINITY Series career. Furthermore, Larson is dominating in his starts this year, with a runner-up and third place effort to go along with his three wins. 

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