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NASCAR XFINITY Series News and Rumors

Next Race: Talladega

Entry List: 41 teams entered
Practice 1: Friday, April 27, 11:35am-12:25pm/et. TV-FS1
Practice 2: Friday, April 27, 9:40-10:25am/et. TV-FS1
Qualifying: Saturday, April 28, 11:00am/et. TV-FS1
Race: Saturday, April 28, 3:00pm/et on FOX, MRN (Stages 25/50/113), Green flag 3:18pm/et.

XFINITY Entry List: There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Spark Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.
See the complete list on the Talladega entry list page.(4-9-2018)


RSS Racing heads to Talladega with three cars

RSS Racing will again race three cars as it did at the season opening race at Daytona. RSS Racing is thrilled to welcome Alabama Soda Blasting as the primary sponsor for Ryan Sieg for the Xfinity race Saturday at Talladaega Superspeedway. Additionally, J Pigg Construction will join the #39 team as a major associate sponsor. [More](4-24-2018)


Jennifer Jo Cobb in the #55 at Talladega

JP Motorsports (JPM) announces that full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Jennifer Jo Cobb, will pilot its #55 Toyota Camry in this Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Sparks Energy 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway.[More](4-23-2018)


Last Race: Richmond

Entry List: 40 teams entered
Practice 1: Results
Practice 2: Results
Qualifying: LineupPit Stalls
Crew Rosters: Posted
Race: Official Race & Points Report

Christopher Bell holds off Noah Gragson for Xfinity win at Richmond: In a long green-flag run fraught with spellbinding tension, Christopher Bell held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Noah Gragson to win Friday night's ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Bell spoiled Gragson's prospects for a victory in his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut, passing his teammate for the lead on Lap 172 of 250 and staying in front-if only just barely-the rest of the way. Bell crossed the finish line .423 seconds ahead of Gragson, after the driver of the No. 18 Toyota got to the bumper of Bell's No. 20 in the closing laps.[More](4-20-2018)

Bell wins Richmond Raceway XFINITY race: #20-Christoper Bell won the ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway for his 2nd career win and 1st win at Richmond.
#18-Noah Gragson finished second in his first XFINITY Series race. They were followed by #1-Elliott Sadler, #2-Matt Tifft, #22-Austin Cindric, pole sitter #00-Cole Custer, #11-Ryan Truex, #51-Jeremy Clements, #16-Ryan Reed, and #19-Brandon Jones.
Elliott Sadler's 3rd place finish won him the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus. Dash 4 Cash drivers next week at Talladega Superspeedway will be Christopher Bell, Elliott Sadler, Matt Tifft, and Austin Cindric.
There were 5 cautions for 39 laps and 9 lead changes among 6 leaders.
The average speed was 93.284mph.
Complete results are on the Richmond race results page (pdf). (4-20-2018)
See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Richmond Race & Points Report (pdf).

XFINITY Driver standings following Richmond Raceway:
1) #1-Elliott Sadler, 311
2) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 282, -29
3) #9-Tyler Reddick [1 win], 280, -31
4) #21-Daniel Hemric, 273, -38
5) #7-Justin Allgaier, 263, -48
6) #00-Cole Custer, 263, -48
7) #11-Ryan Truex, 242, -69
8) #23-Spencer Gallagher, 228, -83
9) #19-Brandon Jones, 227, -84
10) #2-Matt Tifft, 213, -98
11) #16-Ryan Reed, 211, -100
12) #4-Ross Chastain, 182, -129
See complete owner and driver standings on the driver standings(pdf) and owner standings page (pdf).(4-20-2018)


Safeway sponsoring Nemechek at Richmond

Joe Nemechek will once again be racing the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro for team JD Motorsports with Gary Keller in Friday's NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) ToyotaCare 250 at the Richmond (Va.) Raceway. Safeway's Eastern Division is proud to sponsor award winning NASCAR driver Joe Nemechek and to cheer him on as he competes in Richmond. Joe will be racing on behalf of Safeway's shoppers and the division's 12,000+ employees.[More](4-19-2018)


Mike D's BBQ joins Sieg at Richmond

RSS Racing is pleased to welcome Mike D's BBQ as the primary sponsor for Ryan Sieg and the #39 Chevrolet for this Friday's race at Richmond Raceway. This will be the first time the company has been a primary sponsor in NASCAR.[More](4-18-2018)


XYO Network partners with Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that XYO Network will sponsor Erik Jones for two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races and Brandon Jones for six races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season. XYO Network provides an efficient and foolproof way to deliver trustworthy location data through cryptolocation technology that protects privacy while providing greater accuracy.[More](4-18-2018)


Chastain and JD Motorsports promoting USVETS911.com at Richmond

Ross Chastain and team JD Motorsports with Gary Keller are hoping to help new sponsor, USVets911.com, accomplish their mission of helping U.S. veterans and their families. Chastain will pilot the No. 4 USVets911.com Chevrolet Camaro in Friday night's NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway.[More](4-17-2018)


Fitzgerald renews sponsorship of Bristol XFINITY race

Fitzgerald USA, a national leader in the trucking industry, has renewed its sponsorship of the popular NASCAR XFINITY Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS), affirming its partnership with the track in a multi-year agreement announced today. As part of the announcement, BMS and Fitzgerald debuted the new name of the race and its logo: beginning spring 2019, the race will be known as the Fitzgerald USA 300.[More](4-15-2018)


Chevrolet may change Camaro nose

Chevrolet is reportedly seeking design change approval from NASCAR for a new nose on its XFINITY Series version of the iconic car. [More](4-14-2018)


Gragson to drive three races for JGR

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces that Noah Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Toyota Camry for three consecutive races starting at Richmond Raceway on April 20, 2018. Gragson will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Raceway, Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway and the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway. [More](4-12-2018)


VehicleKEYS.com expands sponsorship of Smithley

Fans can look forward to seeing the No. 0 VehicleKEYS.com Chevrolet Camaro on track a lot more during the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. After sponsoring Garrett Smithley and team JD Motorsports with Gary Keller during the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway, VehicleKEYS.com has decided to come on board for multiple races, starting with the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14th, 2018.[More](4-10-2018)


Lombard Brothers teams with RSS for additional races

RSS Racing is thrilled to welcome Lombard Bros. Gaming as the primary sponsor for Ryan Sieg at multiple races. Following a positive response from the sponsorship at Auto Club Speedway, the company has elected to join Sieg at Bristol, Michigan, Iowa, and Road America. Additionally, RSS Racing has hired Mike Ford to help oversee the #39 car for the remainder of 2018. The veteran crew chief was with the team last weekend in Texas.[More](4-10-2018)


Gase Partners with Eternal Fan for the remainder of the season

Go Green Racing and Joey Gase are happy to announce they will be partnering up with Eternal Fan as an associate partner for the remainder of the 2018 season. "We're very excited to hear about the Eternal Fan partnership with Richmond Raceway, and thrilled to announce our partnership with Eternal Fan as well," said Joey Gase.[More](4-4-2018)


Nutri Chomps teams up with Briscoe for 2018 kicking off at Texas

Nutri Chomps has partnered with Roush Fenway Racing and Chase Briscoe for six NASCAR Xfinity Series events in 2018. Briscoe will kick off the relationship behind the wheel of the No. 60 Nutri Chomps Ford this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Nutri Chomps are a 100% rawhide-free, vitamin & mineral enriched, high protein dog crew made of chicken and pork skin. [More](4-3-2018)


Dash 4 Cash program returns to NASCAR Xfinity Series

The popular Dash 4 Cash returns to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2018 with full-time series drivers competing for a $100,000 top prize at each of the program's four events. In addition to the Bristol Motor Speedway, Richmond Raceway and Dover International Speedway races, Dash 4 Cash will also be available and in play for the first time at the always exciting Talladega Superspeedway.[More](4-3-2018)


KCMG expands relationship with Richard Childress Racing for 2018 Season

Following a successful debut in the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series season with Richard Childress Racing (RCR), KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) has enhanced its partnership with RCR into 2018. KCMG, which served as a partner at Darlington Raceway last season, will expand into a multi-race partner on RCR's No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro piloted by Matt Tifft in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.[More](4-2-2018)


Chase Briscoe to drive five XFINITY races for Stewart-Haas

As Chase Briscoe climbs the racing ladder toward his ultimate goal of competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the 23-year-old from Mitchell, Indiana, will grab a few rungs at Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste (SHR). The championship-winning NASCAR team will field Briscoe in five NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2018, beginning with the April 14 Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Briscoe will drive the No. 98 Ford Performance Ford Mustang alongside SHR teammate Cole Custer in the No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang. [More](3-29-2018)