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Matthew Jackson

Matthew Jackson

Austin Dillion led in Friday’s NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 practice session.

Rounding out the top five were Alex Bowman in second (180.807 mph), Kyle Larson in third (180.807 mph) Erik Jones in fourth (180.318 mph) and Joey Logano in fifth (180.096 mph).

Erik Jones led most of the practice session up until Kyle Larson went to the top of the board with seven minutes remaining and then Austin Dillion went to the top of the charts with an average speed of 180. 934 mph.

Kyle Larson, who ended practice third fastest, posted the fastest average speed at 179.006 mph.

Kyle Busch completed the most laps in the practice session (46).

Rounding out the top ten were Daniel Suarez in sixth, Tyler Reddick in seventh, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in eighth, William Byron in ninth and Kyle Busch in tenth.

There were no on track incidents during the practice session.

Qualifying for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 will take place tomorrow at 11:05 a.m. Eastern on FS1.

Todd Gilliland won Saturday’s inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas.

Gilliland pulled away from the field in the final laps of the race and would go on to win by 7.9 seconds.

For Gilliland, this marks his second career Truck series win. His first career win came at at Martinsville Speedway in October 2019. Saturday’s win also marked the first Truck Series win for Front Row Motorsports.

Gilliland won the first stage, beating Kaz Grala on the final lap of the first stage of the race. Gilliland would have to restart at the end of the field at the second stage after he was penalized for having too many pit crew members over the wall too soon.

Saturday’s race started in the rain and ended under sunny conditions.

Rounding out the top five were Kaz Grala in second, Tyler Ankrum in third, Grant Enfinger in fourth and Sheldon Creed in fifth.

Rounding out the top ten were Sam Mayer in sixth, Carson Hocevar in seventh, Zane Smith in eighth, Austin Hill in ninth and Ben Rhodes in tenth.

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will head into Charlotte Motor Speedway next Friday at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on FS1.

Stage 1 Winner: Todd Gilliland 

Stage 2 Winner: Ben Rhodes

Race Winner: Todd Gilliland

Austin Cindric won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.

Cindric passed Justin Allgaier for the race lead with 51 laps to go in the race.

With his win on Saturday, Cindric is a 3-time winner this season and 11 wins total in his career.

“It is hard to believe but starting 16th at this joint it isn’t easy to pass,” Cindric told FS1 post-race. “We just kept at it the whole time. We made the right adjustments on pit stops and I feel like I have learned a lot about this race track.”

Rounding out the top five were Josh Berry in second, Justin Allgaier in third, AJ Allmendinger in fourth and Ty Gibbs in fifth.

Josh Berry, who finished second earned the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus.

Rounding out the top ten were Harrison Burton in sixth, Michael Annett in seventh, Ryan Sieg in eighth, Daniel Hemric in ninth and Brandon Brown in tenth

Ryan Sieg, who finished eighth was his third top ten in a row.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will run its inaugural race at Circuit of the Americas on May 22nd at 4:00 p.m. Eastern on FS1.

Stage 1 Winner: Justin Allgaier

Stage 2 Winner: Josh Berry

Race Winner: Austin Cindric

Justin Allgaier won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway.

Allgaier took the lead on the overtime restart and would go on to win his second Xfinity Series win of the season at Darlington Raceway.

“You realize we just checked off two boxes,” Allgaier told his team post-race. “We just won at Darlington and Atlanta! Heck yeah! That is awesome, awesome, awesome. Thank you so much. Thank you. Thank you.”

For Allgaier, this marks his second win in the last four races. His first win of the season came at Atlanta.

Rounding out the top five were Josh Berry in second, Brandon Jones in third, Daniel Hemric in fourth and Jeremy Clements in fifth.

Josh Berry, who finished second scored his second top five place finish of the season. His previous top five was his win at Martinsville.

Noah Gragson, who originally crossed the fish line fourth and won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus, was disqualified after his car failed post-race inspection. AJ Allmendinger, who finished 12th would be credited with the Dash 4 Cash bonus after Noah Gragson was disqualified.

Rounding out the top ten were Michael Annett in sixth, Brett Moffitt in seventh, Ryan Sieg in eighth, Alex Labbe in ninth and Harrison Burton in tenth.

Championship contender Austin Cindric finished 30th after he was in a crash on the last lap of the race.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will race at Dover International Speedway next Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern on FS1.

Stage 1 Winner: Austin Cindric

Stage 2 Winner: Harrison Burton

Race Winner: Justin Allgaier

Kyle Busch won Saturday’s night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.

Busch went from fourth place to the lead on the final overtime restart to win the race.

“All the restarts were hectic for us,” Busch said post-race. “Anytime we started on the front row, we would always go backwards. It would just not fire on the restarts for whatever reason. We definitely had a really good strong long run truck. Those restarts were just nor for us. We made it work on that last one.”

Driver No. 51 lost the race lead to Ross Chastain on the first overtime restart but a caution would come out and their would be a second attempt at overtime. Busch started on the outside lane of row 2 and went to the top lane to pass Chastain and Austin Hill for the race lead. Busch would take the lead off Turn 4 with two laps to go and go onto win his second race of the 2021 season and his 61st in the series.

Busch led 59 of the 140 lap race.

Rounding out the top five were Ross Chastain in second, Austin Hill in third, Christian Eckes in fourth and John Hunter Nemecheck in fifth.

Austin Hill, who finished third place finish is his fifth top-10 finish this year.

Rounding out the top ten were Todd Gilliland in sixth, Zane Smith in seventh, Raphael Lessard in eighth, Johnny Sauter in ninth and Ben Rhodes in tenth.

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will race at Darlington Raceway on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1.

Stage 1 Winner: Kyle Busch

Stage 2 Winner: Kyle Busch

Race Winner: Kyle Busch

Berry, who frequently runs late models for JR Motorsports won a late model race at Martinsville just two years ago.

“This is for all those short track guys,” Berry told FS1 post-race. “There’s a ton of them out there that are like me that have won here and at all these great short tracks around here. We can do it. We just need the opportunities. Today proved it. Yeah it’s a short track but it’s still damn hard to win here and we did it.”

Berry has been with JR Motorsports competing in their late model program since 2010 and is currently running a 12-race schedule in the Xfinity Series for JR Motorsports. With his win on Sunday, Berry becomes the first driver to earn their first Xfinity Series win at Martinsville since Jeff Burton did so in September 1990. Rounding out the top five were Noah Gragson in second, Daniel Hemric in third, Ty Gibbs in fourth and Brandon Jones in fifth.

The 250-lap race was scheduled to be run on Friday night, but rain halted the race after 91 laps and the resumption of the race began after 12 p.m. Eastern on Sunday. Nosh Gragson, who finished second scored the first $100,000 Xfinity Dash 4 Cash bonus of the season.

Ty Gibbs, who finished fourth has finished in the top five in his first three Xfinity Series starts. Rounding out the top ten were Austin Cindric in sixth, Harrison Burton in seventh, Justin Haley in eighth, Justin Allgaier in ninth and Michael Annett in tenth.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action on Saturday, April 24th at Talladega Superspeedway at 4 p.m. Eastern on FOX. Berry, Gragson, Hemric and Jones are all eligible for the Dash 4 Cash in that event.

Ryan Blaney won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Kyle Larson, who dominated most of Sunday’s race came up just short of his second win in a row.

Blaney closed on Larson at the end of the race and took the race lead from him with nine laps remaining in the race. Driver No. 12 would go on to win by a 2 second margin over Larson who would finish second.

“We had a great long run car all day,” Blsney told Fox Sports post-race. “It took us a little bit to get going. I was pretty free all day. We made a really good change to tighten me up where I needed it and it looked like Kyle was getting loose.

Larson, who finished second won both stages and led a race-high 269 laps.

“I think Blaney just got a lot better there that last stage and it kind of changed up my flow of the race a little bit,” he told Fox Sports post-race. “I could get out to such a big lead and I could take care of my stuff and run the bottom where it was maybe slower but I could take care of my tires.”

Rounding out the top five were Kyle Larson in second, Alex Bowman in third, Denny Hamlin in fourth and and Kyle Busch in fifth.

Rounding out the top ten were Austin Dillion in sixth, Chris Buescher in seventh, William Byron in eighth, Martin Truex Jr. in ninth and Kevin Harvick in tenth.

The NASCAR Cup Series will head to Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern on FOX. This will mark the first time since 1970 that NASCAR’s premier series will race on dirt.

Stage 1 Winner: Kyle Larson 

Stage 2 Winner: Kyle Larson

Race Winner: Kyle Larson

Austin Cindric won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Phoenix Raceway.

Cindric, the reigning series champion became the first driver to win more than one race this season.

Saturday’s win at Phoenix marks Cindric’s second win in a row at the track. His last win came in November of 2020 when he won to claim his first Xfinity championship.

Driver No. 22 held the lead on a restart with two laps to go after the 12th caution. Justin Allgaier got to the outside of Cindric but Allgaier would hit the wall, finishing eighth.

Rounding out the top ten were Ty Gibbs in second, Brandon Brown in third, Riley Herbst in fourth and AJ Allmendinger in fifth.

Brandon Brown, who finished third scored his best career Xfinity series finish.

Rounding out the top ten were Jeb Burton in sixth, Bayley Currey in seventh, Justin Allgaier in eighth, Brett Moffitt in ninth and Jeremy Clements in tenth.

Noah Gragson’s bad season continues after he finished 39th with an engine issue. This marks the fourth time out of the last five races that Gragson has finished 28th or worse.

Austin Cindric continues his points lead. He has a 248 points. Daniel Hemric is in second with 201 points, Jeb Burton in third with 172 points, AJ Allmendinger is fourth with 162 points and Harrison Burton is fifth with 162 points.

The NASCAR Xfinity series will head to Atlanta Motor Speedway next Saturday at 5 p.m. Eastern on FS1. 

 

Stage 1 Winner: Austin Cindric

Stage 2 Winner: Daniel Hemric

Race Winner: Austin Cindric

AJ Allmendinger won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Allmendinger took the race lead on a restart with 13 laps to go in the race and pulled away to win.

For Allmendinger, Saturday’s victory marks his sixth Xfinity career win and his second win on an oval.

Driver No. 16 led 44 of the 200 lap race.

Rounding out the top five were Daniel Hemric in second, Brandon Jones in third, Austin Cindric in fourth and Noah Gragson in fifth.

Daniel Hemric, who finished in second led a race-high 74 laps, finishing runner-up for the eighth time in his career.

Rounding out the top ten were Michael Annett in sixth, Josh Berry in seventh, Justin Haley in eighth, Harrison Burton in ninth and Jeb Burton in tenth.

Austin Cindric currently leads the Xfinity standings after four races with 191 points. Daniel Hemric is second with 170 points, Brandon Jones is third with 140 points, Jeb Burton is fourth with 133 points and Justin Haley is fifth with 128 points.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will head into Phoenix Raceway at 5:30 p.m. Eastern on March 13 with coverage on FS1.

 

Stage 1 Winner: Austin Cindric

Stage 2 Winner: Daniel Hemric

Race Winner: AJ Allmendinger

Myatt Snider took the lead on the second overtime attempt and held off Tyler Reddick to win his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

This marks the second week in a row that the series has seen a first time winner after Ty Gibbs’ win last Saturday on the road course at Daytona.

Snider was able to rebound in the second overtime restart to take the lead. During the first attempt, Snider spun his tires and lost the lead to Reddick before AJ Allmendinger brought out the caution.

“I guess I learned by lesson on that first restart,” Snider told FS1 post-race.

Rounding out the top five were Tyler Reddick in second, Brandon Jones in third, Daniel Hemric in fourth and Jeb Burton in fifth.

Jeb Burton’s fifth place finish is his third straight top five this season. He is the only driver to do so.

Noah Gragson’s bad luck continued on Saturday after he had the chance to win but lost in the closing laps.

David Starr had a tire go down and hit the wall. Gragson came up on Starr and slammed into the back of Starr has he slowed down, ending Gragson’s race.

“What are you going to do”? Gragson told FS1 post-race. You’ve got dip— in the way every single week.”

Gragson would finish 34th while Starr would finish 22nd.

Rounding out the top ten were Justin Haley in sixth, Brett Moffitt in seventh, Ryan Sieg in eighth, Jeremy Clements in ninth and Josh Berry in tenth.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads into Las Vegas Motor Speedway next Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Eastern on FS1.

Stage 1 Winner: AJ Allmendinger 

Stage 2 Winner: Austin Cindric

Race Winner: Myatt Snider

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