XFINITY: Logano Survives Late Restarts; Scores First Vegas Win in Boyd Gaming 300

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LAS VEGAS — As of late, Joey Logano has been the master of restarts in NASCAR. It proved to be true in Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as Logano perfected restart after restart to score his first NASCAR win of any kind at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano never raced at LVMS in the 300-mile XFINITY event …

NXS: Suarez Soars in Vegas With Runner-Up Showing; Ties Career-Best Series Finish

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LAS VEGAS — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Daniel Suarez could see the back bumper of race leader Kyle Busch’s No. 18 NOS Energy Toyota in the closing laps of Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300. While scoring a runner-up finish before in his NASCAR XFINITY Series career, Suarez came within …

NXS: JGR Takes Speed to Vegas; Erik Jones and Suarez Lead Opening XFINITY Practice

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LAS VEGAS — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing hasn’t lost a beat in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Kyle Busch won last weekend’s Heads Up Georgia 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway as JGR came home with the trophy and a third-place showing from rookie Erik Jones. For the …

NXS: Uneventful Debut for Brennan Poole Results in Top 10 Finish

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — Brennan Poole had a quiet, yet successful debut in his No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Woodlands, Texas driver started in the 16th position and hovered around there for most …

NXS: Perfect Weekend; Austin Dillon Holds Off Ryan Blaney to Take Dominant Win in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo courtesy Richard Childress Racing — Austin Dillon completed a clean sweep of NASCAR XFINITY Series activities at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon with a dominant win in the Boyd Gaming 300 — but it didn’t come without a scare from fellow young gun Ryan Blaney …

NXS: Bad Fast; Austin Dillon Claims XFINITY Pole by a Quarter-Second in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — NASCAR photo — If Austin Dillon’s performance so far in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is any indication, the rest of the field ought to be worried — very worried. Dillon, who led both practice sessions on Friday in …

NXS: Staying Fast; Austin Dillon Completes Sweep of XFINITY Practice Sessions in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Austin Dillon made plans to run more NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2015 to help improve his Sprint Cup Series experience– and so far, he’s at least got the XFINITY side of things working out pretty well. …

NXS: Austin Dillon Tops Opening XFINITY Practice in Sin City

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LAS VEGAS — official report — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images North America photo — Austin Dillon clocked the fastest lap in opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Dillon, the only driver to break the 30-second barrier in the 55-minute session, drove the Richard Childress Racing No. 33 Chevrolet to a best lap of 180.977 mph on the 1.5-mile track. He’ll be making his second XFINITY Series start of the season …

NNS: Vegas Redemption; Brad Keselowski Holds Off Kyle Busch for Nationwide Triumph

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March 8, 2014 — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — NASCAR Via Getty Images photo — LAS VEGAS – In the closing laps of Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch was close enough to make Brad Keselowski uncomfortable. It didn’t help that Keselowski’s engine sputtered when the voltage in his battery dropped dangerously low. But Keselowski built a big …

NNS: Nationwide Regulars Have History, What It Takes To Win In Vegas

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March 6, 2014 — photo via FOX News — LAS VEGAS, NV — The last two NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway have seen series regulars celebrate in Victory Lane: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (2012) and Sam Hornish Jr. (2013). Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 could continue that streak with a handful of drivers as the most likely to pull the trifecta off. …