Blake Koch/Brandon Jones, Chevrolet Power In General Lead XFINITY Series Practices Friday in Talladega

The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to the high banks of a restrictor plate track this weekend, this time at the Talladega Superspeedway. The last superspeedway race was held back in February at the Daytona International Speedway, and it was a sloppy one. This weekend, these drivers are looking to show everyone that they can race with the best of them on plate tracks. In the first of two practice sessions on Friday in preparation for Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN), Blake Koch led the way in his No. 11…

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Kyle Larson Wins XFINITY Series Race at Richmond

It’s not a short track race if drivers aren’t mad after it. For the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers, four drivers were pretty frustrated with how today’s race transpirted, but what’s weird is, no one was made at another driver. Nevertheless, when two late restarts played out at the .75-mile short track, Larson was the race winner in overtime, and Allgaier was a disappointed second, consoled only by the $100,000 check he collected as the winner of the XFINITY Dash 4 Cash bonus as the highest finishing series regular.

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Cole Custer/Kyle Benjamin Lead XFINITY Series Practices at Richmond on Friday

The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers head to another short track this weekend, as they went from the .533-mile Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway last weekend to the .75-mile Richmond International Raceway this week. On Friday, they had two 55-minute practice sessions to prepare themselves for Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 (12:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN). In the opening practice, rookie Cole Custer was standing on top of the leaderboard with a lap around the Virginia short track at 118.442 mph. Custer, is looking for his first win in the XFINITY Series, and having his No.…

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Justin Allgaier Leads XFINITY Series Practice on Friday in Bristol

Due to a morning rain shower and lingering rain forcasted for later today, NASCAR gave the XFINITY Series teams just 55-minutes of practice this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Luckily, that session was able to be run to completion without mother nature interfering. In that pratice, Dash 4 Cash contender Justin Allgaier topped the speed charts with a lap around the 1/2-mile Tennessee oval at 124.420 mph in his No. 7 Chevrolet. Allgaier, won the Dash 4 Cash by virtue of his victory at Phoenix back in March, and…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Taken Out in Lap 105 Accident

Daytona Beach, Fla – The first half of the 59th annual Daytona 500 was about as clean as it gets. There was just one lone caution through the first 100 laps of the 200 lap event. That made the biggest story of the race at that point the games that were being played on pit stops between manufacturers trying to short pit during the stages. Until Lap 105. Several contenders were involved in an accident in Turn 3 ending the shot of winning for a bunch of the favorites. Kyle…

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Ryan Reed Wins Crash Filled Powershares QQQ 300 in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Last year’s Coca-Cola 600 lasted 3-hours and 46-minutes. It’s NASCAR’s longest race of the year. Saturday’s Powershares QQQ 300 is half the race distance of that event, but it took nearly as long today, as the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ season opener was a crash filled race at the Daytona International Speedway. It was a survival of the fittest per say. Ryan Reed who started second and led the first lap, was involved in the Lap 22 melee and ended up leading the final one en route…

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Chase Elliott Wins the Pole for Next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – After practice yesterday, it seemed it would be a Ford battle for the pole in Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday. Ford drivers had four of the top five speeds on the speed chart and looked like the clear favorite to land at least one if not both of the guaranteed front row starting spots for next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). Instead, Chevrolet had other things in mind. For the fifth straight year and ninth time in the last 10 years, a Chevy…

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