Latest NASCAR Xfinity Series News

Austin Cindric reacts in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Road America in Elkhart, Wisc., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Gary C. Klein/The Sheboygan Press via AP)

Austin Cindric wins again at Road America

Aug. 8, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Austin Cindric won a race that drove him to tears, though not in the way you might expect. Cindric waited through a lightning delay Saturday at Road America and dealt with numerous caution flags on his way to his fourth victory in his last five Xfinity Series races. But the...

FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2020, file photo, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Chase Briscoe kisses the yard of bricks on the start/finish line after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Briscoe is very clear about his goal of earning a promotion to NASCAR's top Cup Series. He's made his case this season with an Xfinity Series-leading five victories with an eye on adding another win Saturday on the road course at Road America. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Briscoe making case for promotion to NASCAR's top Cup level

Aug. 7, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

It took Chase Briscoe longer than he would have liked to finalize his contract this season to continue driving for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Xfinity Series. He had goals firmly set before the ink even dried. Briscoe began this season determined to race his way into a promotion to NASCAR's top Cup Series,...

NASCAR penalizes Xfinity team for illegal test at Daytona

Aug. 4, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has fined an Xfinity Series team $50,000 because driver Alex Labbe violated the testing policy for the road course at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR will race on that configuration for the first time later this month and is not holding any practice sessions before the...

Driver Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Keselowski lands extension with Penske after 3rd victory

Aug. 3, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski finally got a contract extension from Team Penske, announced the day after NASCAR's 2012 champion won his third race of the season. Keselowski has been open in his desire to remain with the organization where he gave Roger Penske his first NASCAR championship. The...

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The Latest: 49ers wide receiver James on COVID-19 list

Jul. 27, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Richie James Jr. has been placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for a player who tests positive for COVID-19 or has been quarantined after being in close contact with...

Austin Dillon crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, July 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Jul. 25, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Super Start Batterries 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas. Schedule: Thursday, race, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN). Track: Kansas Speedway. Race distance: 267 laps, 400 miles. Last year: Brad Keselowski won after starting fourth. Last race: Austin Dillon led a 1-2 finish for Richard...

Brandon Jones celebrates after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, July 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Jones wins overtime NASCAR Xfinity race at Kansas Speedway

Jul. 25, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brandon Jones must have learned something during two stifling Truck Series races at Kansas Speedway. He knew exactly what to do when he stepped in his Xfinity ride. The 23-year-old Jones came roaring around the outside of Austin Cindric on the second attempt at a...

Texas Motor Speedway President and General Manager Eddie Gossage, right, holds a

Dillon leads 1-2 RCR finish in Cup race before fans at Texas

Jul. 19, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Austin Dillon stayed in front after a restart with two laps to go and beat rookie teammate Tyler Reddick to the checkered flag at Texas, giving Richard Childress Racing its first 1-2 NASCAR Cup finish in nine years. With spectators spread out in the stands on a scorching Sunday, a...

Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Trucks race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, July 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR trucks race after earlier Xfinity DQ

Jul. 18, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Texas on Saturday night, getting the victory in his second race of the day after a postrace disqualification took away an apparent Xfinity Series win. “Technically, I haven’t won yet, so put it over the sticks,”...

Austin Cindric smiles in Victory Lane after being name winner of the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, July 18, 2020. Cindric was named the winner of the race after Kyle Busch (not pictured) was disqualified after the race. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Busch disqualified after Xfinity win, Cindric 3rd win in row

Jul. 18, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch celebrated a 10th NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Texas, and then had it taken away. Busch's No. 54 Joe Gibbs Toyota failed postrace inspection Saturday after finishing ahead of Austin Cindric, who was declared the winner for the third victory in a row after taking both...