Justin Allgaier Back In Xfinity Playoffs After Iowa Victory
Iowa 250 presented by Enogen Justin Allgaier earned his second Xfinity Series victory of the season and Father's Day Victory Lane hug from his daughter following his dominating command performance in the Iowa 250 presented by Enogen at the .875-mile Iowa Speedway. Allgaier held off a strong charge from rookie Christopher Bell to tally his seventh-career series victory and secure his spot in the Xfinity Series playoffs just a month after his "encumbered" finish at Dover that cost him a shot at the post-season.
M&M's 200 at Iowa Speedway Hometown hero Brett Moffitt delivered a Father's Day-weekend victory in his native state with a win in the M&M's 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night, holding off a final, "video-game style" charge from Noah Gragson on the final turn of the 200 lap race to score his second win of the season.
Bowyer edges Harvick, in rain-shortened Michigan 400
Fords continue domination Clint Bowyer scored on a soggy day at Michigan International Speedway, claiming Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for his second win of the season. Bowyer’s Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 Ford led eight of the 133 laps in the FireKeepers Casino 400, which was shortened from its scheduled 200-lap, 400-mile distance because of rain. Bowyer’s 10th win of his premier-series career was his first at the 2-mile track.
Austin Dillon Wins in the rain in Michigan Xfinity race
LTI Printing 250 at Michigan International Speedway Austin Dillon powered past Kaz Grala on Lap 72 of Saturday's LTI Printing 250 at Michigan International Speedway and held the lead the rest of the way to win his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race since Aug. 19, 2016 at Bristol. Dillon kept Richard Childress racing teammate Daniel Hemric behind him after a restart on Lap 89 of a scheduled 125, but the race ended under caution two laps later when rain pelted the asphalt.
Johnny Sauter Scores Second-Straight Truck Series Win
PPG 400 at Texas Motor Speedway Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, holding off Stewart Friesen on a three-lap shootout to win the 22nd annual PPG 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The series point-leader, Sauter posted his fifth career win on TMS' 1.5-mile oval and fourth in eight events this season. Sauter finished 0.092-seconds ahead of Friesen, while Justin Haley came home third.
Firekeepers Casino 400 at Michigan Speedway For the second time in three weeks - and the fifth time this season - a driver with the last name of Busch topped Cup Series qualifying at Michigan Speedway on Friday afternoon to claim the Busch Pole Award, and this time around is was Kurt Busch taking the honors for his second pole of the season. Kurt Busch turned in a lap of 203.361 mph in the final round of knockout qualifying to top Brad Keselowski and Kurt's younger brother, Kyle Busch, and will lead the field to the green flag in Sunday's Firekeepers Casino 400
Leads final 21 laps to score 2nd win of season A combination of superior driving and sound pit strategy propelled Martin Truex Jr. to victory Sunday at Pocono Raceway. The victory was the second of the season for Truex and 17th of his career. It was also Furniture Row Racing’s 16th career win as a team. Truex moved from fifth to fourth in the driver point standings. Truex, who had runner-up finishes in the last two races at Kansas and Charlotte, came out of the gate strong, winning the first stage at the 2.5-mile triangular track.
Kyle Busch Rallies to Score First Xfinity Win of the Season
Using illegal car A new high-downforce, restrictor-plate competition package at Pocono Raceway brought a familiar result on Saturday—at least where the NASCAR Xfinity Series is concerned. Overcoming a pit road speeding penalty that sent him to the back of the field for the start of the second 25-lap stage in the Pocono Green 250, Kyle Busch clawed his way through the field to win the 92nd race of his career.
Ryan Blaney Tames Tricky Triangle For Cup Series Pole
Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway Just as he had done in winning his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race last June, Ryan Blaney Kept Kevin Harvick behind him at Pocono Raceway when it mattered most. Blaney sped around the 2.5-mile triangular track in 50.877 seconds (176.897 mph) in Friday's knockout qualifying session to earn the top starting spot for Sunday's Pocono 400. Harvick, Jamie McMurray, Martin Truex, Jr. and Kyle Busch rounded out the top five.
Kyle Busch Breaks Through For First Charlotte Victory
by Pete McCole In his 16-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, Kyle Busch had tamed every track he’d ever competed on.Except for one – Charlotte Motor Speedway. On Sunday night, Busch finally conquered the one track that had eluded him for so long, and he did it in one of the NASCAR’s biggest events with a command performance in the 59th running of the Coca Cola 600 to become the first driver in NASCAR history to win a point-paying event at every track he’s started at.
Brad Keselowski Wins Charlotte Xfinity Series Race
by Pete McCole Neither rain, nor restarts, nor NASCAR overtime could keep Brad Keselowski from Victory Lane in Saturday’s Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski started on the pole and led 77 of the 204 laps including the final 44, surviving a one hour red flag, three late-race restarts and a green-white-checkered mad dash to the finish, beating out Cole Custer and score his second Xfinity victory of the season.
Front Row starters Busch Pole Award Winner Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M's Red, White and Blue Toyota) and Second-Fastest Qualifier Joey Logano (No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford) talk about starting on the front row for the grueling Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Monster Cup race - the longest race of the year
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