NASCAR XFINITY Series news & rumors

Next Race: Auto Club

Entry List: 42 teams entered
Practice 1: Friday, March 24, 3:00-3:55pm/et, FS1
Practice 2: Friday, March 24, 5:00-5:55pm/et, FS1
Qualifying: Saturday, March 25, 12:30pm/et, FS1
Race: Saturday, March 25, 4:00pm/et on FS1, MRN. Green flag: 4:18pm/et

XFINITY Entry List: There are 42 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway.
See the complete list on the Auto Club entry list page. (3-20-2017)

Service King named title sponsor of XFINITY race at Auto Club Speedway

Service King Collision Repair Centers will serve as the title sponsor for Auto Club Speedway's NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 race on Saturday, March 25. The event, which will air on FS1 at 1PM (PT), will be known as the Service King 300.[More](3-22-2017)

Quin Houff to make XFINITY Series debut with Precision Performance Motorsports

ARCA Racing Series driver Quin Houff will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 on Saturday, April 22nd with Precision Performance Motorsports (PPM). Houff will combine this effort with a start at Richmond International Raceway in the ToyotaCare 250 on Saturday, April 29th, both behind the wheel of the No. 46 Chevrolet Camaro.[More](3-21-2017)

XFINITY to run restrictor plates at Indianapolis

NBC Sports has confirmed that NASCAR will use restrictor plates for the Xfinity race July 22 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The decision, which initially was reported by freelance journalist Michael Knight on Twitter last weekend, will take effect after NASCAR was pleased by the results of a successful Xfinity test with plates last year at the 2.5-mile track. [More](3-20-2017)

NASCAR to meet with Austin Dillon & Custer at ACS

Austin Dillon will not face additional penalties today for deliberately wrecking Cole Custer in Saturday's DC Solar 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix Raceway.[More](3-18-2017)

Race recap: Justin Allgaier perseveres to win NASCAR XFINITY race in Phoenix

Justin Allgaier popped a tire during his celebratory burnout after Saturday's DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. But you can forgive the driver of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet if he was a trifle rusty with his donuts-Allgaier hadn't been to Victory Lane in the NASCAR XFINITY Series since August in 2012 at the road course in Montreal. On a blistering afternoon that brought emotions to a boil at the one-mile race track in the Sonoran Desert, Allgaier sailed away with a magnificent restart with four laps left and finished .741 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Blaney, who started 33rd after inspection issues kept him off the grid during qualifying earlier in the day.[More](3-18-2017)

TMC Transportation teams up with JR Motorsports in 2017

JR Motorsports announced a multi-race partnership with TMC Transportation, the nation's largest employee-owned open deck transportation company, on board the team's #5 entry driven by Michael Annett. The #5 team will carry TMC Transportation branding in multiple NASCAR Xfinity Series events this season, beginning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.[More](3-17-2017)

Globe Life and Accident sponsoring Wallace in two races

Roush Fenway Racing announces Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company has signed on to partner with NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) driver Bubba Wallace for the 2017 season. The partnership will see Globe Life serve as an associate for two races, beginning this week at Phoenix International Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway, and as the primary partner on Wallace's #6 Ford Mustang at back-to-back races at Talladega Superspeedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway in May.[More](3-17-2017)

Alex Labbe expects to run some XFINITY races for Go FAS

After getting his feet wet last year in the XFINITY Series, Alex Labbe is set to return to the second-tier of NASCAR once again in 2017. Labbe stated at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo that he would be running three to four XFINITY Series races this season with Go FAS Racing.[More](3-17-2017)

Matt Mills joins B.J. McLeod Motorsports at Phoenix Raceway

Officials from B.J. McLeod Motorsports (BJMM) announced that Lynchburg, Va., native Matt Mills will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) debut in Saturday afternoon's DC Solar 200 at Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway. Mills will drive the #8 Thompson Electric, Inc. Chevrolet under the watchful eye of veteran crew chief Keith Wolfe. [More](3-15-2017)

Ty Majeski to make XFINITY debut at Iowa UPDATE

The NASCAR season started last week. For Ty Majeski it won't for another couple of months yet. His Xfinity Series debut is set for June 24 at Iowa Speedway(3-2-2017)
UPDATE: Regarded as one of the most talented up-and-coming drivers in motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing developmental driver Ty Majeski will make his NASCAR debut in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on June 24 at Iowa Speedway. Majeski boasts ARCA Midwest Tour Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and was one of 11 drivers named to the NASCAR Next 2016-17 class. iRacing.com, the world's premier online racing game/simulation, will serve as the primary partner on Majeski's Ford for the race.[More](3-14-2017)

Reser's renews sponsorship with Joe Gibbs Racing

Entering their fifth season with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and second with Erik Jones, Reser's Fine Foods returns to the #20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series as the primary sponsor for eight races this season starting this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway.[More](3-14-2017)

Wise Health System to sponsor Texas' April XFINITY Series race

Wise Health System has signed a multi-year agreement with Texas Motor Speedway to serve as the entitlement sponsor for April's NASCAR XFINITY Series race and as the speedway's official healthcare provider. The five-year agreement is a multi-pronged sponsorship that is anchored by the entitlement rights for the XFINITY Series race that will be re-branded as the "My Bariatric Solutions 300." The 300-mile, 200-lap race is scheduled for Saturday, April 8.[More](3-13-2017)

Pfizer continuing sponsorship of Ty Dillon, RCR

Richard Childress Racing (RCR) is continuing its partnership with Pfizer Inc., a premier innovative biopharmaceutical company, for the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Pfizer Inc. will feature brands Nexium 24HR ClearMinis and Advil with primary paint schemes for driver Ty Dillon throughout the 2017 XFINITY Series season. This will be the third season of partnership between RCR and Pfizer Inc. To celebrate the release of the new Nexium 24HR ClearMinis, the brand will be the primary sponsor of the #3 Chevrolet Camaro at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the spring race at Bristol Motor Speedway.[More](3-8-2017)

Old World Industries and Joe Gibbs Racing Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Old World Industries (OWI) and Joe Gibbs Racing announced a multi-year deal for the automotive aftermarket company and Official Partner of NASCAR to sponsor drivers Matt Kenseth and Daniel Suárez in various NASCAR national series races. Old World Industries' key brands, including PEAK and BlueDEF, will serve as primary sponsor of Kenseth's #20 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry at the March 12th race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, followed by the March 26th race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. It will also be featured as a season-long associate sponsor of his No. 20 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Camry. In addition, the company will serve as primary sponsor on Suárez's #18 NASCAR XFINITY Series Toyota Camry in Talladega and as an associate in the remainder of his XFINITY Series races.[More](3-7-2017)

Lilly Diabetes Becomes 'Official Diabetes Health Partner of NASCAR

NASCAR and Lilly Diabetes announced that Lilly is expanding its involvement in NASCAR with a multi-year official partnership with the sanctioning body. The new collaboration designates Lilly Diabetes as the "Official Diabetes Health Partner of NASCAR." The partnership with Lilly Diabetes builds upon its primary sponsorship of the #16 Ford Mustang driven by Roush Fenway Racing's Ryan Reed, who last weekend won his second career NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Additionally, as a part of this new partnership, Lilly Diabetes will work with NASCAR on multiple health and wellness initiatives.[More](3-3-2017)

Jacob Companies to sponsor Chip Ganassi Racing in multiple races

Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced an expanded partnership with Florida-based Jacob Companies - a multifaceted construction firm with a focus on construction, design and technology services - across the team's NASCAR platform. Jacob will serve as the primary partner on Kyle Larson's #42 Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and in multiple races in 2017.[More](3-2-2017)

Johnsonville sponsoring Road American XFINITY race

The Aug. 27 Xfinity Series event will be the Johnsonville 180 after Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage increased its involvement from being a presenting sponsor, the track announced Wednesday.[More](3-2-2017)

Axalta expands partnership with JRM

JR Motorsports announced today that Axalta Coating Systems, a longtime partner and the team's official paint supplier, will join William Byron and the No. 9 team as primary partner in 15 NASCAR Xfinity Series events in each of the next two seasons. The multi-year agreement will see Byron debut the No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet Camaro at Phoenix Raceway (March 18). Axalta joins Liberty University (17 races) as co-primary sponsors of Byron and JRM's No. 9 team. Both partners will combine to fill out the bulk of Byron's 33-race NXS schedule.[More](3-1-2017)

Scott Lagasse Jr. joins RCR for four races

Veteran NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse Jr. will join Richard Childress Racing's 2017 driver lineup to pilot the #3 Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for four races. Lagasse Jr., 36, of St. Augustine, Florida, will race under the RCR banner at Iowa Speedway on June 25, Road America, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. [More](2-28-2017)

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