NXS: Rain Cancels XFINITY Qualifying at Road America; Ben Rhodes to Start on Pole

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Defending NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Ben Rhodes will have a clear windshield for the first time in his NASCAR XFINITY Series career this afternoon. NASCAR officials were forced to cancel Coors Light Pole qualifying for Saturday’s Road America …

NXS: Logano Charges To Fifth Team Penske Victory At Watkins Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, NY — Recap by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America — The pair of Penske Fords finished their day of XFinity Series competition just as they started it- on top of the leader board. Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski started on the front row for the Zippo 200 and the …

AUDIO/QUALIFYING: Penske Fords Remain Fast; Logano Takes 30th Career XFINITY Series Pole at Watkins Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Audio and report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — The only dent in Joey Logano’s perfect weekend so far came prior to Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series time trials. Since turning the second-fastest time in NXS final practice, Logano has been unchallenged since, sweeping both rounds of …

NXS: Not So Fast; Larson’s Quick Time in Final Practice Puts End to Logano’s Perfect Friday

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Joey Logano looked to be running away with Friday’s practices until another Cup driver stepped up to the plate late in final practice. 23-year-old Kyle Larson ran over eight tenths of a second faster than Logano’s lap of 72.163 …

NXS: Race Preview — Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Race Preview by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Coming off a companion weekend with the K&N Pro Series at Iowa Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to the Finger Lakes region of New York to tackle the 2.45-mile road course at Watkins Glen International. Since 2005, the …

NXS: 20 On Top; Jones Fastest in Only XFINITY Practice at Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones topped the speed charts Friday in the lone NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway. Jones, driving the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota, rose to the top of the leaderboard with a lap of 188.861 mph around the 2.66-mile track. The 18-year-old driver, who will make his Sprint Cup …

NXS: Joe Gibbs Racing Names Substitute Drivers For Kyle Busch in No. 54 Toyota

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) confirmed Monday that Denny Hamlin will fill in for Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry in this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway and in four subsequent events. Kyle Busch …

TUSC: Frisselle Joins Marsh Racing as Said Recovers from Practice Crash

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — Marsh Racing has announced the addition of Burt Frisselle to the team’s No. 31 Whelen Engineering Corvette Daytona Prototype for the next two IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Road America in which Frisselle will co-drive with Eric Curran. Frisselle steps in for full-season Marsh Racing pilot …

NSCS: 7-Eleven, AmeriGas Partner with Said for Sonoma

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — HHP/Alan Marler photo — 7-Eleven Inc. has partnered with AmeriGas as the primary sponsors on the No. 32 car owned by Go FAS Racing and driven by Boris Said in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series road course race at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway on Sunday. “I’m thrilled to be back in a car sponsored by 7-Eleven,” …