XFINITY: First Time’s A Charm; Byron Scores Phoenix Pole for DC Solar 200

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It didn’t take long for XFinity Series rookie William Byron to get up to speed in NASCAR’s second-tier series.

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: AutoLotto Joins Darrell Wallace Jr. as Primary Sponsor for July Loudon Race

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Roush-Fenway Racing photo — Bubba Wallace’s No. 6 Ford Mustang will carry the AutoLotto colors in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, July 16. “I’m pumped to have AutoLotto on our car in New Hampshire,” said Wallace.  “It’s cool anytime a new partner enters the sport, and I’m …

NXS: RFR’s Dynamic Duo; Wallace, Reed Pace First XFINITY Practice at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — Roush-Fenway Racing teammates Darrell Wallace Jr. and Ryan Reed sat 1-2 atop the leaderboard in the first practice for Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Talladega. Wallace circled around the 2.66-mile track at 49.768 seconds (192.768 mph) with Reed not far behind in second (192.355 …

NXS: Fast in Fontana; Austin Dillon Tops XFINITY Happy Hour at Auto Club Speedway

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FONTANA, Calif. — Story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Ethan Butler — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — 76 degree weather and a perfect cloudless sky provided the backdrop at Auto Club Speedway for NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice on Friday evening, and much like Sprint Cup Series practice earlier in the day, Austin Dillon cemented himself on top of …

NXS: Fast Out West; Erik Jones Paces Opening XFINITY Series Practice at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones was fastest in the opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice on Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. Jones toured the one-mile oval with a lap 26.840 seconds (134.128 mph) and was followed by Richard Childress Racing …

NXS: Calamity Corner; Violent Turn 2 Crash Ends Vegas XFINITY Race for Wallace, Ware & Marks

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LAS VEGAS — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Chris Trotman/Getty Imges North America photo — Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway featured a scary, vicious three-car melee with 63 laps remaining in the 200 lap event. Cody Ware, driving the No. 25 Chevrolet Camaro for Rick Ware …

NXS: Bubba Wallace Riding Momentum Wave; Enters Atlanta After Confidence-Boosting Daytona Run

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HAMPTON, Ga. — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Darrell Wallace Jr. enters his home track of Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend looking to build upon momentum, and string together a series of consistent finishes. Wallace is on the heels of sixth-place finish in the NASCAR XFINITY Series season-opening …