Friday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice Report

Dover, DE – The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers tried to tame the Monster Mile at Dover twice on Friday for two practice sessions. The sessions were in preparation for Saturday afternoon’s Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200 (2:45 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). In the first session, Ryan Blaney led the way with a speed of 154.275 mph in his No. 22 Ford. Blaney, finished fourth in this very race in 2015 and has five runner-ups in eight starts in the series this season. Erik Jones was second fastest in his No. 20 Toyota…

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5 Favorites For Saturday Night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series is ready for their opening playoff race of the 2017 season. Mix that with this being a standalone race at the Kentucky Speedway, we have five very deserving XFINITY Series drivers vying for a statement win in Saturday night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). Here are the favorites. 

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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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5 Favorites For Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway

The final race of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season will take place this weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway. With that being said, the first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs is also taking place on the same 1.5-mile track. That means the big Cup starts that typically dominate the XFINITY Series weekend aren’t eligible to race. Erik Jones, Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney, Corey LaJoie and Kyle Larson are the Cup drivers that will be competing in Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). Erik…

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Hamlin Wins Thrilling XFINITY Series Race at Darlington

Who said you can’t have Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race? Yes, last week’s story of Jeremy Clements winning the XFINITY Series race at Road America will pull far more weight than a Cup regular winning in the feeder series. But, as far as racing action goes, the finish of Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at the Darlington Raceway was just as good as last weekend’s race on the Wisconsin road course. Kevin Harvick got by Joey Logano for the lead with 31 laps-to-go in…

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Hamlin Leads XFINITY Series Practices at Darlington, Friday’s Practice Report

Friday at Darlington Raceway was Fast Friday. Both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as well as the NASCAR XFINTY Series drivers took to the “Lady in Black” for two practice sessions this afternoon. Both were the only two times the drivers will be on the 1.366-mile South Carolina track other than qualifying and racing. As far as XFINITY Series action goes, Denny Hamlin led the way in the first session with a speed of 170.608 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. Hamlin, is a four-time XFINITY Series winner at…

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Liberty To Sponsor William Byron In 12 Cup Races Next 2 Seasons

Liberty University and 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports have reached a two-year agreement that will make the world’s largest Christian university a primary sponsor of the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro driven by William Byron. Byron, 19, will carry primary sponsorship from Liberty University in 12 Cup Series races in both 2018 and 2019. It was announced Aug. 9 that the Charlotte, North Carolina, native will move to NASCAR’s premier level next season and compete for rookie of the year honors. Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon…

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