Latest NASCAR Xfinity Series News

Tyler Reddick stretches gas tank to a win in the desert

Sep. 14, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Reddick stretched his final tank of fuel Saturday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and wrap up the regular-season championship. Christopher Bell had the most dominant car but Reddick's Richard Childress Racing team gambled on fuel strategy to beat...

Kyle Busch holds off Allgaier to win Xfinity race at Indy

Sep. 7, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch needed a little help to return to victory lane Saturday. First, he inherited the lead when the leaders crashed with eight laps to go. Then, on the final restart, he got the push he needed from Justin Allgaier's teammate. Busch took advantage by jumping in front of Allgaier,...

Hamlin looks to continue dominant NASCAR run at Darlington

Sep. 1, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — No one's been as hot as Denny Hamlin in NASCAR. He believes he can keep that going Sunday night in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Hamlin has won four races this season, including two of the past five events. He captured the last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at...

Earnhardt puts aside plane crash to run at Darlington

Aug. 31, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to the racetrack Saturday, finishing sixth in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway a little more than two weeks after he and his family escaped a plane that crash-landed in Tennessee and went up in flames. The race was a welcome relief from...

Earnhardt puts aside plane crash to run at Darlington

Aug. 31, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to the racetrack Saturday, finishing sixth in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway two weeks after he and his family escaped a plane in flames in Tennessee. The race was a welcome relief from thinking about the crash for Earnhardt and his...

Grateful Earnhardt Jr. ready for normalcy at Darlington

Aug. 30, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is grateful to be back at Darlington Raceway preparing to drive two weeks after he and his family escaped a plane in flames following a crash in Tennessee. Earnhardt, set to drive the Xfinity Series event here Saturday, said he and his wife Amy are still...

Bell backs Leavine's confidence with Road America win

Aug. 25, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Team owner Bob Leavine made an unpopular decision when he decided to remove driver Matt DiBenedetto from his Cup Series lineup for next season. The man likely to replace DiBenedetto — Christopher Bell — gave Leavine strong backing on the track Saturday. The...

Bell restarts fast, wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America

Aug. 24, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Christopher Bell knows he must master the art of road course racing to make the jump to the next level of NASCAR, even if it might never be his favorite kind of track. Bell took a big step in that direction on Saturday, surging ahead on a late restart to win the NASCAR Xfinity...

Allmendinger wins pole at Road America in Wisconsin

Aug. 24, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger turned a lap of 109.792 mph during qualifying on Saturday to earn pole position for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America. Matt DiBenedetto qualified second at the 4.048-mile road course, followed by Austin Cindric, Cole Custer and Noah Gragson. Series...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to drive Xfinity race at Darlington

Aug. 22, 2019 8:26 AM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to compete in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway on Aug. 31, despite a recent plane crash. Earnhardt Jr. posted his update on Twitter late Wednesday night, saying his lower back is sore and swollen. He's receiving daily treatment "solely to get...