RADIO/PODCAST: “Mini” Madness Breaks Down Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network audio — Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — As Race Chaser Online heads into the Thanksgiving holiday and prepares to draw to a close the 2015 national motorsports season, the site’s cast and crew returned to the discussion table once more in the hours following the conclusion of NASCAR’s Ford Championship …

NXS: Larson Rim-Rides to First Win of 2015; Buescher Seals XFINITY Title in Homestead Finale

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Chris Graythen/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Larson had yet to win a NASCAR national series race on the 2015 season … until Saturday. The racing prodigy and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the year dominated Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leading 118 …

NXS: No Change at the Top; Rowdy Rolls to Homestead Pole; Suarez Completes JGR Front Row

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Busch’s good start to the weekend keeps going. After winning his first driver’s championship as an owner last night in the Camping World Truck Series, the Sprint Cup championship hopeful swept both rounds of XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole …

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: Kyle Busch is Back; Rowdy Dominates in XFINITY Phoenix Return

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Recap by Race Chaser Online West Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America photo — Even before the race, some drivers admitted they were racing for second, knowing the No. 54 car of Kyle Busch was literally unstoppable unless he had a problem. It was a brutally honest preview of the DAV 200. Busch led …

NXS: And Then There Were Two; Buescher Leads Four-Man XFINITY Title Fight to Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — official series release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Count ‘em. One. Two. Just two races — Phoenix and Homestead — remain until the NASCAR XFINITY Series champion is crowned for the 2015 season, and the final countdown begins with Saturday’s DAV 200: Honoring America’s Heroes (4 p.m. ET, NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM). Current points leader Chris …

NXS: No. 33 Car Back on Top; Austin Dillon Paces Lone XFINITY Practice at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — official series release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Austin Dillon launched atop Friday’s lone practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Texas Motor Speedway. Dillon, the 2013 series champ who is now a regular in the Sprint Cup Series, pushed the Richard Childress Racing No. 33 Chevrolet to a best lap of 184.363 mph in the two-hour, 25-minute session, …

NSCS: Future Stars Buescher, Elliott and Jones Test 2016 Cup Package at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — official track release — Getty Images for MIS photo — NASCAR tested its 2016 Sprint Cup rules package at Michigan Int’l Speedway on Tuesday, enlisting the help of Chase Elliott, Chris Buescher and Erik Jones for the job. The trio helped engineers look at max speeds and corner speeds to determine the best tire combination for when the Sprint Cup Series …

NXS: Rowdy Repeats at Kansas; Ky. Busch Picks Up 75th Career XFINITY Win

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Overcoming obstacles in the XFINITY Series is commonplace for Kyle Busch. In Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, Busch brushed aside a pit road speeding penalty, a hole in the nose of his No. 54 Toyota, a pit stop that dropped him to seventh for …

NXS: Long Time Coming; Kenseth Gets First XFINITY Pole Since 2009 at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Kenseth collected the Coors Light Pole Award in Saturday afternoon qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Kansas Speedway. Kenseth drove the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 to a pole-winning lap of 184.906 mph on the 1.5-mile track, notching his fifth pole of the season and 18th of …

NXS: Series Rookie Suarez Tops Final Practice

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Daniel Suarez propelled his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota around Kansas Speedway at 183.362 mph, topping the speed charts of Friday’s closing XFINITY Series practice. Points leader Chris Buescher, who led the opening session that afternoon, came up next, his No. 60 Roush-Fenway Racing ride reaching a high speed of …

NXS: Top of the Heap; Points Leader Buescher Paces First Kansas Practice

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader Chris Buescher topped the leaderboard at Kansas Speedway early in Friday’s opening practice and remained there for the remainder of the 50-minute session. Buescher propelled his No. 60 Roush=Fenway Racing Ford to a fast lap of 181.251 mph around the 1.5-mile tri-oval to …