Larson, Cup Regulars Dominate XFINITY Series Race in Fontana

Fontana, Calif – Kyle Larson overcame a midrace pit-road speeding penalty and held on for victory Saturday in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular posted his first XFINITY victory of the season and the sixth of his career at the site of his first series win. His Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet was .127 seconds — about a car-length — ahead of Joey Logano’s Team Penske No. 22 Ford at the checkered flag. “The racing there at…

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JR Motorsports Aiming for 2nd Straight XFINITY Series Victory This Weekend at Fontana

So far, the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has gone about as good as it can for the entire JR Motorsports group. For the third consecutive week, Elliott Sadler enters this weekend’s race at Fontana (4 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) as the XFINITY Series points leader. Sadler, has four top fives and eight top 10’s in 12 career XFINITY Series starts at the 2-mile D-Shape California oval. He finished fifth in this very race a year ago. This season, the No. 1 OneMain Financial team has earned two top-eight efforts and an…

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Jones/Blaney/Gaughan Lead a Busy Day of XFINITY Series Practices at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – It was an extremely busy day for the NASCAR XFINITY Series driver at the Phoenix International Raceway on Friday afternoon. The series had three separate practice sessions on the 1.022-mile west valley track today, as they were the lone three sessions for the drivers this weekend. All they’ll do on Saturday is qualify in the morning and race in the afternoon. In the first session, Erik Jones led the way with a speed of 131.521 mph in his No. 20 Toyota. Jones, finished 32nd in the season…

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Axalta To Sponsor William Byron In 15 XFINITY Series Races Next 2 Seasons

JR Motorsports announced today that Axalta Coating Systems, a longtime partner and the team’s official paint supplier, will join William Byron and the No. 9 team as primary partner in 15 NASCAR Xfinity Series events in each of the next two seasons. The multi-year agreement will see Byron debut the No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet Camaro at Phoenix Raceway (March 18). A leading global provider of liquid and powder coatings, Axalta has partnered with JR Motorsports since 2008, supplying paint for the organization’s 31 NXS victories and its 2014 NXS championship….

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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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Liberty to Sponsor William Byron in 17 Races In 2017

JR Motorsports announced today that Liberty University, the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, will sponsor William Byron in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017.  Byron, who unveiled the No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet Camaro during a Facebook Live stream today, will drive the entry in 17 of 33 events this season, beginning with the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway (Feb. 25). Byron, a native of Charlotte, N.C., is coming off a stellar rookie season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where he posted a rookie-record seven wins,…

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William Byron Wins Truck Season Finale at Homestead for 7th Victory of Season

HOMESTEAD, Fla – If not for an engine failure with 10 laps-to-go in last Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway, rookie William Byron would have been crowned the season champion tonight at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Byron, was leading the race in the closing stages last weekend in Phoenix as he dominated that race. Unfortunately, due to the engine failure, he was eliminated from the Chase meaning he wasn’t among the top four fighting for a championship in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200. That’s…

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