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 …

Busch Leads NASCAR Fields Into Battle At Bristol

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series are all taking to the high banks of “The Last Great Coliseum” at Bristol Motor Speedway this week.

NXS: Dale’s Pale Ale Signs Extension with JRM; Regan Smith To Drive No. 88 at Bristol Night Race

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — JR Motorsports (JRM) and Dale’s Pale Ale, the first craft beer to be featured in a can, have announced a multi-year extension that will see the brand sponsor JRM’s No. 88 Chevrolet in three NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) races in 2016-17. The No. 88 Dale’s Pale Ale …

Kyle’s Corner: Not So Fast; Regan Smith’s Days at JR Motorsports May Not Be Over

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SCRANTON, Pa. — Column by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Just when you thought Regan Smith’s days at JR Motorsports were a thing of the past, a wrinkle pops up in the timeline to muddy the waters. While the New York native told Marty Snider and NBC Sports Network after his …

NXS: Rowdy’s Revenge; Kyle Busch Redeems Himself with Food City 300 Victory

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Busch lost last year’s Food City 300  at Bristol to Ryan Blaney on a late-race restart after dominating most of the night. The roles were reversed Friday night, but this time with different a Ford driver. NASCAR XFNITY Series (NXS) points leader Chris …

NXS: How Sweep It Is; Hamlin Wins All Three Rounds of Qualifying to Secure Bristol Pole

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Denny Hamlin was the car to beat in Friday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway, leading all three rounds en route to his first career XFINITY pole at the Tennessee short track. Hamlin rounded the 0.533-mile oval at 126.896 mph in his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing …

NXS: Easy as 1, 2, 3; Gaughan Leads RCR Parade in Only Bristol Practice

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Brendan Gaughan led NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday morning with a quick lap of 125.289 mph in the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway. Another RCR Chevrolet, the No. 33 of Brandon Jones, was quick at the end of practice, notching the second-fastest speed of 124.995 …

NNS: Taking ‘Em to School; Blaney Bests Rowdy on Late-Race Restart for Bristol Nationwide Victory

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BRISTOL, TN – Race report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Patrick Smith/Getty Images photo – Sometimes youth does trump experience. Ryan Blaney took the youth factor all the way to Gatorade Victory Lane on Friday night, filling in for Brad Keselowski and capturing extra experience at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend as he schooled NASCAR Sprint Cup …