Latest NASCAR Xfinity Series News

Racers speed down the front straight between the empty grandstand and their crews that are stationed along pit row as the sun goes down during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Jun. 30, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Site: Indianapolis, Indiana Schedule: Sunday, race, 4 p.m. (NBC) Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race distance: 160 laps, 400 miles Last year: Kevin Harvick won from the pole in the final race to make the playoffs, matching his win from the...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announces a new executive order in response to the rising COVID-19 cases in the state, during a news conference in Phoenix on Monday, June 29, 2020. The governor ordered bars, nightclubs and water parks to close again for at least a month starting Monday night — a dramatic about-face as coronavirus cases surge in the Sunbelt. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Nets' DeAndre Jordan says he has coronavirus

Jun. 29, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ DeAndre Jordan says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and won’t be joining the Brooklyn Nets in Florida when the NBA season resumes. Jordan announced his status on Twitter, hours after fellow Nets player Spencer...

Chase Briscoe smokes his tires in celebration after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Briscoe holds off Chastain to win Xfinity race at Pocono

Jun. 28, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Chase Briscoe held off Ross Chastain in overtime to win the crash-filled Xfinity Series at Pocono Raceway, the second of three NASCAR races at the track on Sunday. Pocono became the first track to hold a Truck, Xfinity and Cup race on the same day. Kevin Harvick goes for Cup victories...

Brandon Jones celebrates after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Jones dodges wrecks to win 1st career Truck race at Pocono

Jun. 28, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Brandon Jones took home a trophy and sent a car to the scrap heap in about an hour at Pocono. Jones won a two-lap sprint to the finish to win the wreck-filled Truck Series race, the first of three NASCAR races Sunday at Pocono Raceway. It’s the first time three NASCAR National...

Crew members are visible under a COVID-19 alert sign as they push the car of Christopher Bell through the garage area in the morning before a scheduled NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

NASCAR set for Truck, Xfinity, Cup tripleheader Sunday

Jun. 27, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — NASCAR is set for a tripleheader of racing at Pocono Raceway from three national series on Sunday. NASCAR says it's the first time three NASCAR National Series races will be raced on the same day at the same track. It will be the fifth time three NASCAR National Series races will be...

Justin Haley (11) passes Jeb Burton during a NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega Ala., Saturday, June 20, 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Haley wins at Talladega for first Xfinity Series victory

Jun. 20, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Justin Haley took the lead on the final lap — with help from Kaulig Racing teammate Ross Chastain — and held on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway for his first Xfinity Series victory. Haley passed Jeb Burton, the fellow Chevrolet driver who held the lead going into a...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Jun. 17, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES GEICO 500 Site: Talladega, Alabama Schedule: Sunday, race, 3 p.m. Track: Talladega Superspeedway Race distance: 188 laps, 500 miles Last year: Chase Elliott won after starting 11th last April. Last race: Denny Hamlin won at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Fast facts: Kevin Harvick...

Chase Briscoe does a burnout after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Briscoe finds a way, wins Xfinity race at Homestead

Jun. 14, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Chase Briscoe lost much of his team and got a win for them. Briscoe survived two late cautions and a frantic overtime finish to prevail in an Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway — while adding to a nightmarish weekend for Noah Gragson, who saw a huge lead slip away...

Harrison Burton celebrates after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Earnhardt returns; Burton wins Xfinity race at Homestead

Jun. 13, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A late caution flag gave Harrison Burton new life, and he took advantage. Burton took the inside line on the way to the lead in the final lap, and held on to win the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway — denying, among others, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Noah Gragson,...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is surrounded upon getting out of his car after a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is returning to the track Saturday, June 13, 2020, getting behind the wheel for an Xfinity race at Homestead-Miami Speedway -- the place where his Cup Series career ended three years ago. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham, FIle)

Junior to savor Homestead again, but virus upends routine

Jun. 12, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a plan for Saturday, one unlike any other he’s had in more than two decades of getting behind the wheel at NASCAR events. He’s going to fly to Homestead-Miami Speedway and arrive in the early afternoon. He’ll go through a health screening, then sit...