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: Larson Looking for Season-Ending Win; Fastest in Only XFINITY Practice at Homestead

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk photo — Kyle Larson likes racing on the high side of the race track, and that mentality paid dividends in Friday’s lone practice session for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular and reigning Cup Rookie of the Year …

NXS: Rain Returns to Kentucky; Yeley Starts on Pole for Fourth Time in XFINITY Series Career

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — J.J. Yeley turned the fastest lap of the lone XFINITY Series practice Thursday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway 30.863 seconds (174.967 mph). With rain lingering around Friday afternoon at Kentucky, NASCAR canceled the NXS qualifying session to allow the Cup cars …

NXS: Surprise; J.J. Yeley Tops the Charts in Lone Kentucky XFINITY Series Practice

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — After waiting all day to get on track, a Sprint Cup Series driver emerged at the top of the practice sheets for the Kentucky 300. But, it wasn’t one of the usual double-dippers. J.J. Yeley turned the fastest lap of …

MIDGETS: Chili Bowl Drivers Announced For Race Of Champions Event

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TULSA, Okla. – official series release – Serena Dalhamer photo – A 20 lap shootout among some of the best to ever race the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions will see its seventh round during Warren Cat Qualifying Night, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 13. The opening night of the …

NXS: JGL Racing Adds McClure to 2015 Driver Roster

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo – Eric McClure will join second-year NASCAR XFINITY Series team JGL Racing for the upcoming season. McClure most recently drove for TriStar Motorsports in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, driving the No. 24 Toyota for the last four years on a full-time and part-time basis. McClure will bring …

SOUTHEAST: Drivers Prep For SPEED SPORT Challenge

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SALISBURY, N.C. — official release — Steve Bischoff photo — Fifty-five drivers have filed entries for the inaugural SPEED SPORT Challenge. With the purse having grown to more than $3,000, more entries are expected prior to the May 21 race at Millbridge Speedway. The race is garnering so much attention that drivers including J.J. Yeley from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, …