NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Post-Atlanta

Justin Allgaier’s 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season didn’t start out the way he had hoped. In five races, the driver of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet had only one top-10 finish. Allgaier had been involved in various on-track incidents and started the season at Daytona International Speedway by starting second and finishing 28th. But he turned that all around at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend by winning the race and taking home his first victory of the season all while punching his ticket to the Playoffs.

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Track Talk – How New England Drivers and Teams Fared at Atlanta

Kyle Busch dominated the Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta leading 102 laps of 130.  Brett Moffit ended up 9th.  Brett also drives a Xfinity entry for Cape Cod’s Chris Our.  Parker Kligerman of Westport, Ct ended the afternoon in 14th.

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Racing on TV Listings for March 19-21

Here are your racing television listings for this weekend, from Mike Pryson at Auto Week…

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Tufco Flooring Returns as Primary Sponsor for Jesse Little and B.J. McLeod Motorsports

MOORESVILLE – N.C. (March 18, 2021) – Tufco Flooring returns to partner with Jesse Little and BJ McLeod Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Martinsville Speedway.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Atlanta Motor Speedway

The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back on the east coast this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the EchoPark 250 at 5 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. The Xfinity Series race will be the second of the day as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series kicks off a doubleheader at 2:30 p.m. ET.

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Track Talk: Phoenix Results for Drivers With New England Connections

Austin Cindric took Saturday’s Xfinity race at Phoenix. Bret Moffit came in ninth driving Cape Cod’s Chris Our entry, and Santino Ferrucci of Woodbury, CT placed 15th. In Sunday’s Cup race at PIR, Martin Truex, Jr. was the winner, and Joey Logano of Middletown, CT settled for another runner-up spot.  Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT ended up 26th.  Corey LaJoie, son of two-time Xfinity Series Champion Randy LaJoie (a Norwalk, CT native), was 27th after leading the grind in the early going!  Anthony Alfredo of Ridgefield, CT had another bad…

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BRP, through the Can-Am Off Road Brand, Extends its Commitment to Alex Labbé for the 2021 Season

Valcourt, Quebec, March 11, 2021 – Great news for NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Alex Labbé, who will able to count on the support of BRP, through the Can-Am Off Road brand, for eight races this season. The first race will be this Saturday, March 13, in Phoenix, Arizona on a 200-mile distance circuit. The Quebec manufacturer of recreational vehicles, BRP, believes in the importance of supporting a local driver who has made his mark on the racing circuits. “Alex is a young man of talent, determination and ingenuity. Few Quebecers have…

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Nashville Not Yet Ready to Approve NASCAR Fairgrounds Race

Before any agreement to bring NASCAR back to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville can be finalized, the parameters of such a deal must be agreed upon by the Board of Fair Commissioners, who are seeking more dialogue on the subject. The 117-acre fairgrounds property is owned by the City of Nashville and Davidson County. As a result, any decision regarding events or changes to its infrastructure is subject to public approval via the members of the Nashville Metro Council.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Phoenix Raceway

AJ Allmendinger took the lead on the final restart of Saturday’s race in Sin City with 12 laps remaining and earned his fourth Xfinity Series win in the last 16 races. This was his first race at the track in three years and the No. 16 Kaulig Chevrolet was able to hold off a hard-charging Daniel Hemric, who led 74 of the 200 laps.

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Racing on TV Listings for March 11-14

Here’s where to find the major racing action on TV this weekend, including the NASCAR Cup Series at Phoenix Raceway and the season-opening weekend of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at Gainesville, Fla.

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