Latest NASCAR Xfinity Series News

Sadler makes return to Xfinity Series at Richmond

Apr. 12, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia native Elliott Sadler retired after last season, but made his return to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Friday night at Richmond Raceway. The 43-year-old Sadler drove for Kaulig Racing, finishing 12th in one of just two planned starts this season. He is also scheduled to race at...

Custer pulls away to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond

Apr. 12, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Cole Custer was openly hoping for rain to shorten the NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond Raceway on Friday night. Then, he was desperately hoping for the rain to stay away. Custer passed Austin Cindric with 20 laps to go and earned his second victory of the season. "At that last restart,...

Column: Gibbs needs to find seat for Bell in the big leagues

Apr. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has too many winning drivers in his organization. It is a good problem to have, but one that has led to increased speculation about his plans to juggle all his talent. The Gibbs organization swept Bristol Motor Speedway last weekend as Christopher Bell won the Xfinity...

Bells wins $100,000 bonus with Bristol win

Apr. 6, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Christopher Bell earned his first career Bristol Motor Speedway victory and a $100,000 bonus with the Xfinity Series win Saturday. Bell got his second victory of the season, his 10th in 48 starts, by passing Brandon Jones with 17 laps remaining. Jones had a tire issue that sent him to...

Dolly Parton makes NASCAR debut as sponsor at Bristol

Apr. 5, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Reddick had his own "Hello, Dolly" moment when he saw his pink and white race car at Bristol Motor Speedway. The reigning Xfinity Series champion is piloting a Chevrolet at Bristol covered with country music icon Dolly Parton's face and her signature butterfly logo. The No. 2...

Busch wins Xfinity for chance at Texas tripleheader sweep

Mar. 30, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Busch has set himself up for the chance at a Texas three-step. Busch rocketed ahead of Tyler Reddick on the final restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday, setting up the possibility of a tripleheader weekend sweep in Texas. While Busch will be...

Suarez more relaxed, happier with SHR, starting 4th at Texas

Mar. 29, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Daniel Suarez has certainly never lost his confidence, and he's already feeling more relaxed and happier in his first NASCAR Cup season with Stewart-Haas Racing. Only six races in with his new team, Suarez is coming off his second top-10 finish. "It's always good to be with a group...

Preece hopes short track background helps at Martinsville

Mar. 23, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Ryan Preece is a rookie struggling to find his rhythm at NASCAR's top level. But as the series shifts to Martinsville Speedway, the first short track on the schedule, Preece may have a slight advantage on some of his competition for the first time this season. Preece took an...

Column: Kyle Busch's mark stands on its own not vs Petty's

Mar. 18, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has 200 NASCAR national series wins, the same number as Richard Petty, and the totals will never stack up equally into a pair of neat columns that make for an easy debate between the two. The wins can never be compared because they were in different eras, under different...

Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

Mar. 17, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch was dominating yet another race when a speeding penalty on pit road dropped him to the middle of the pack at Auto Club Speedway. Busch had to pass 17 cars in 73 laps on sizzling old asphalt to get his landmark 200th victory across NASCAR's three major series. Busch didn't...