18 + 186 = 91; Busch Wins the XFINITY Race at Bristol for the Ninth Time

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch won the Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 186 laps en route to collecting his 91st career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory and fifth XFINITY Series win of 2017 in the process. “We had a great car,” Busch said post-race. “All our guys at Joe Gibbs Racing did a phenomenal job …

NXS: Jones On Top Again at Pocono; Rookie Driver Leads JGR Sweep in Qualifying

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LONG POND, Pa. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones has done everything at Pocono Raceway but win at the 2.5-mile track. Jones turned a lap of 51.41 seconds (175.063) to start out front in Saturday’s inaugural XFINITY Series race at the Tricky Triangle. The 20-year-old driver led …

NXS: Dominant Day at Dover; Erik Jones Grabs Second Win of XFINITY Season at Monster Mile

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DOVER, Del. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — It was almost all Erik Jones, all day Saturday afternoon at Dover. He won the pole to kick off the day and ended up in victory lane after taming the Monster Mile for win No. 2 in 2016. Jones passed Alex …

NXS: Sadler Survives Wild Talladega Race; Snaps Winless Streak with Birthday Victory

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present. When Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race ended under caution in overtime with the front-runners just short of the finish line, Sadler had the lead, after Joey Logano’s last-ditch attempt to block Sadler in the tri-oval ended with Logano’s No. 22 Team Penske Ford plowing nose-first …

NXS: Dale Jr. Dominates Richmond; Holds Off Dash-4-Cash Winner Ty Dillon in Crash-Marred Race

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RICHMOND, Va. — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — After a massive late-race wreck scrambled the running order in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250, Dale Earnhardt Jr. survived a two-lap dash in overtime to win his first NASCAR XFINITY Series race since 2010 and the first in his own JR Motorsports equipment. Earnhardt held off Ty Dillon by .266 seconds in a main event that …

NXS: Erik Jones Still Quick at Phoenix; Rookie Driver Leads JGR 1-2-3 in Second Practice

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones hasn’t skipped a beat Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. The 19-year-old driver’s perfect day remains intact as Jones turned the fastest lap at 26.855 seconds (134.053 seconds) in his No. 20 Reser’s Toyota. He paced first practice this …

NXS: Top of the Heap; Points Leader Buescher Paces First Kansas Practice

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader Chris Buescher topped the leaderboard at Kansas Speedway early in Friday’s opening practice and remained there for the remainder of the 50-minute session. Buescher propelled his No. 60 Roush=Fenway Racing Ford to a fast lap of 181.251 mph around the 1.5-mile tri-oval to …

AUDIO: Brennan Poole Talks Charlotte; Reflects on Debut XFINITY Season With HScott Motorsports

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CONCORD, N.C. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America photo — Brennan Poole has certainly made the most of his debut NASCAR XFINITY Series Season driving for HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi. Poole, 24, has made 15 starts at the controls of the No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet for owners …