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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Ryan Blaney Wins at Atlanta, Spoils Kyle Larson’s Dominant Run

You can call Ryan Blaney “The Spoiler.”

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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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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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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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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Richard Childress Racing’s Myatt Snider got his first career victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, while JR Motorsport’s Noah Gragson was left with another heartbreak at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Snider held off a hard-charging Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s race during the second NASCAR overtime to become the second first-time winner of the 2021 season joining Ty Gibbs (Daytona RC).

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Myatt Snider Snags First Xfinity Series Win in Double Overtime at Miami

Myatt Snider got his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.  Noah Gragson got another heartache at Homestead-Miami Speedway. With perfect execution from the inside lane on his second chance at an overtime restart, Snider held off charging Tyler Reddick to win Saturday‘s Contender Boats 250.

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Santino Ferrucci Has Hard Act to Follow in Xfinity Series Debut

Though only 22-years old, Santino Ferrucci of Ridgefield, CT already has a long history in motorsports, but none of that experience has come in stock cars. A professional driver since age 14, Ferrucci spent two years as a test driver for the Haas F1 team, before turning to IndyCar full-time in 2019. That same year, he finished seventh in the Indianapolis 500 to earn Rookie of the Year honors.

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What, Why and Where to Find Racing on TV for February 27-28

It’s Week 3 of the NASCAR Cup Series season and there’s a chance we’ll see something that hasn’t been seen in 70 years. Should another first-time NASCAR winner cross the stripe in the lead at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it would mark the first time since NASCAR’s inaugural 1949 season that a Cup Series season has started with three consecutive first-time winners.

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