Joey Logano Wins A Thrilling Zippo 200 At Watkins Glen

Team Penske started 1-2 and nearly finished there on Saturday at the Watkins Glen International. While most would think that this wasn’t much of a show if you look at the box score, it was very much one of the better races of the season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. For the third time in the last four years, Joey Logano drove to victory lane in the Zippo 200. Logano, made a bold move to get by Ryan Preece on Lap 74 and never looked back en route to his…

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It’s An All Penske Front Row As Logano Earns 4th Straight Zippo 200 Pole

Brad Keselowski narrowly knocked his Team Penske teammate of Joey Logano off of his throne when it comes to Busch Pole qualifying in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at the Watkins Glen International. Every year since 2015, Logano had earned the Zippo 200 pole. On Saturday, Logano had his No. 22 Ford fastest in the first round of qualifying and on top of the leaderboard in the second and final round as well. The last driver to have a shot of knocking him off was Keselowski. 

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Zippo 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series race this weekend at the Watkins Glen International road course should be another wild one. The race itself is as long as the Cup race on Sunday. In fact, it’s just eight laps shorter. The entry-list is also filled with a ton of Cup stars as well. With all the playoff implications on the line this month and a talented field, who wins? Here are the top five favorites for Saturday’s Zippo 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 

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5 Storylines For Saturday’s Zippo 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will take to the Watkins Glen road course this weekend as it will be the first road event of the year for them. The Zippo 200 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will mark seven races left in the 2018 regular season, which makes this race an interesting one. Here are the top five storylines.

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August Is Road Racing Month For XFINITY Series, Why It’ll Make Or Break The Playoff Standings

The upcoming month of August will shape the 12 driver playoff field in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. As it stands here today, 11 drivers are feeling really good about their prospects of making the field. Ryan Reed is 90 points to the good in 11th right now while Austin Cindric is one spot ahead (+118). Ross Chastain is currently +40 but he though has good reason to be nervous about this upcoming stretch. Last year, Jeremy Clements stole a win and playoff spot in Road America. Right now, Clements is…

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Spin and Win, Kyle Busch Victorious In XFINITY Series Race at Watkins Glen

The box score for Saturday’s Zippo 200 may read Kyle Busch as the race winner, but the win didn’t come easy like most of the others have for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. Busch, led 43 of the 82 laps, but his No. 18 Toyota had to overcome a lot. On the drop of the green flag, Busch immediately jumped to the lead in the first corner, shooting by pole sitter Joey Logano. He’d led the first 16 laps of the race, but with four laps left in the first…

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Penske Duo Keselowski/Logano And Cup Regulars Lead Both XFINITY Series Practices Friday in Watkins Glen

It should come to no surprise at all that Team Penske was strong in the two NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions at Watkins Glen International on Friday. Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have combined to win two of the last three XFINITY Series races on the upstate New York track and dominated the speed charts this year as well. So, to no avail, Keselowski led session No. 1 and Logano quickest in final practice. Keselowski, turned a lap of 122.200 in his No. 22 Ford in the first practice, as…

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