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: RCR Tops the Charts; Ty Dillon Paces XFINITY Series Final Practice at Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Childress Racing driver Ty Dillon paced the final NASCAR XFINITY Series practice on Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The series ran two sessions during the afternoon and both were in preparation for Saturday’s 35th Annual Hisense 300 at CMS. …

NXS: JGR Teammates Erik Jones & Denny Hamlin Lead Opening XFINITY Practice at Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing drivers stole the show in the first of two NASCAR XFINITY Series practice sessions Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Erik Jones — driver of the No. 20 GameStop Toyota — lead the session with a fast-time of …

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: Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones Lead Rain-Shortened Final XFINITY Series Practice at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Daniel Suarez lead the final NASCAR XFINITY Series practice ahead of Saturday’s 35th Annual Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway on Friday. Suarez toured the one-mile oval with a fast lap of 22.969 seconds (156.733 mph) behind the wheel …

NXS: Erik Jones Fastest; Wallace, Menard & Burton Crash In Opening XFINITY Practice at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones paced the first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday at Dover International Raceway. Jones toured the one-mile oval with a fast time of 22.699 seconds (158.597 mph) behind the wheel of his No. 20 Reser’s …

NXS: First Time for Everything; Tifft Scores Maiden XFINITY Pole at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official series release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Tifft topped the leaderboard during Saturday’s single-car qualifying session to earn the 21 Means 21 Pole Award at Talladega Superspeedway. Tifft, in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, posted a fastest lap of 181.168 mph. Tifft’s teammate Daniel Suarez will join him on the starting row for the Sparks Energy 300 after posting the second-fastest lap …

NXS: JGR Power; Tifft Sets Fastest Time in Final XFINITY Talladega Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online International Motorsport Correspondent Jack Cobourn — NASCAR photo — Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Tifft finished atop the leaderboard in final practice before Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Talladega. Tifft circled the 2.66-mile speedway in 52.639 seconds (181.918 mph) in his No. 18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota. The Hinckley, Ohio native finished 21st at …

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: Wire-to-Wire; Erik Jones, Austin Dillon Lead Every Lap in Heats, Set Front Row For Main Event

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — : Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — The green flag is about to drop on Saturday’s 200-lap main to conclude the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300. Erik Jones and Austin Dillon led flag-to-flag in their respective 50-lap heats to make up the front row. Jones got early pressure …

NSCS: “Catch-Up” With Carl; Edwards Wins Bristol Pole, All Four JGR Cars in Top-Five

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — The Gibbs guys are still fast. And to top it all off, Carl Edwards ran the fastest time in the final round of qualifying to score the pole for Sunday’s Food City 500. His lap of 14.991 seconds (127.997 mph) gave the …