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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Friday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice Recap at Kentucky

The opening race of the opening round of the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series playoffs will begin on Saturday night at the Kentucky Speedway. On Friday, the XFINITY Series drivers took to the 1.5-mile track for the only two practice sessions of the weekend. In the first session, rookie Matt Tifft led the way with a top speed of 180.427 mph in his No. 19 Toyota. Tifft, is among 12 playoff eligible drivers competing for this year’s championship and was quickest out of the gates in practice. 

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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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Almirola/Hemric/Busch Lead a Busy Day of XFINITY Series Action at Atlanta

Hampton, GA – It was an extremely busy day for NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. There wasn’t one, not two but three practice sessions 1.54-mile Georgia track on Friday in preparation for the second race of the 2017 season. These were the lone three practice sessions of the weekend though, as the Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN) will take place on Saturday afternoon. The only other action for these cars tomorrow is qualifying at 9:15 am ET. The first session though was much different than the other…

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Justin Allgaier/J.J. Yeley Lead XFINITY Series Practices on Friday in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – The NASCAR XFINITY Series hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon for their first two practice sessions of the 2017 season. It also was the only two times on track before Saturday’s PowerShares QQQ 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). In the first session, Justin Allgaier led the way in his No. 7 Chevrolet with a speed of 193.89 mph in his JR Motorsports entry. Allgaier, is a championship contender this season and it’s fitting that he led the way in the first 55-minute…

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Townley, Gallagher Fined, Placed on Probation for Fight in Gateway

NASCAR has penalized John Wes Townely and Spencer Gallagher for their actions Saturday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park. On Lap 145, both drivers made contact with one another in Turn 1 sending Townley spinning. Then, 10 laps later, they collided again, this time taking both drivers out. Afterwards, Townley and Gallagher began verbally yelling at one another before a wresting match ensued and a few punches being thrown. As a result, Townley was fined $15k while Gallagher $12,500. Both were also placed on probation through the end of the…

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