AUDIO/FEATURE: Buescher Moves Closer to XFINITY Title After Seventh-Place Finish at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — John Davison photo — Quietly, Chris Buescher began to solidify his NASCAR XFINITY Series championship run after a seventh-place finish that belied just how much speed the No. 60 Zest Ford Mustang actually had on Friday night. Buescher, who qualified fourth and sat higher than …

NXS: Taming the Monster; Smith Stops Hamlin to Score Second XFINITY Win of 2015 at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — A pit call for two tires on lap 113 nearly gave Elliott Sadler the trophy for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race when rain began to fall at the Dover International Speedway. However, when the shower finally passed (after a 31 minute, …

NXS: AdvoCare Expands Partnership with Roush Fenway; Will Sponsor Buescher for Six XFINITY Races

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CONCORD, N.C. – official team release — RFR photo — In addition to serving as the primary partner on Trevor Bayne’s No. 6 Sprint Cup entry, AdvoCare will team with NASCAR XFINITY Series points’ leader Chris Buescher as the primary partner for six races during the stretch run for the 2015 series championship. “I’m excited to have AdvoCare on the …

NXS: Home-State Pride; Wisconsin’s Paul Menard Holds Off Ryan Blaney for Road America XFINITY Win

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images North America photo — There’s no better coming-home party than taking a trip to victory lane. Eau Claire, Wisconsin’s Paul Menard held off a hard-charging Ryan Blaney in the final four laps to win Saturday’s Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville. Menard …

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: Rowdy’s Revenge; Kyle Busch Redeems Himself with Food City 300 Victory

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Busch lost last year’s Food City 300  at Bristol to Ryan Blaney on a late-race restart after dominating most of the night. The roles were reversed Friday night, but this time with different a Ford driver. NASCAR XFNITY Series (NXS) points leader Chris …

NXS: How Sweep It Is; Hamlin Wins All Three Rounds of Qualifying to Secure Bristol Pole

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Denny Hamlin was the car to beat in Friday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway, leading all three rounds en route to his first career XFINITY pole at the Tennessee short track. Hamlin rounded the 0.533-mile oval at 126.896 mph in his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing …

NXS: Easy as 1, 2, 3; Gaughan Leads RCR Parade in Only Bristol Practice

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Brendan Gaughan led NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday morning with a quick lap of 125.289 mph in the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway. Another RCR Chevrolet, the No. 33 of Brandon Jones, was quick at the end of practice, notching the second-fastest speed of 124.995 …

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: 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 …

NSCS: Bully Hill Vineyards Partners with Front Row and Buescher at Watkins Glen

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — FRM photo — Chris Buescher will have a new partner aboard the No. 34 Ford when he returns to the Sprint Cup Series at Watkins Glen International this week. Bully Hill Vineyards will join the Front Row Motorsports entry as primary sponsor for the team for Sunday’s Cheez-it 355 at The Glen. The Hammondsport, N.Y.-based …