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CHASTAIN READY FOR BRISTOL

CHASTAIN READY FOR BRISTOL BRISTOL, Tenn. – Of all the tracks on the long Xfinity Series schedule, Bristol Motor Speedway ranks as one of the highlights for Ross Chastain. In 2012, Chastain finished third in a Camping World Truck Series race at BMS, scoring one of the top finishes of his relatively new NASCAR career. He’ll drive the No. 4 Chevrolet...

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SMITHLEY IN THIRD RUN AT BMS

SMITHLEY IN THIRD RUN AT BMS BRISTOL, Tenn. – The first six races of the Xfinity Series season have seen six different winners, illustrating the tough, competitive nature of NASCAR’s No. 2 circuit. This week the series returns to one of its most challenging tracks, the half-mile, high-banked Bristol Motor Speedway. Garrett Smithley will drive the N...

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RHODES ‘VETERAN’ AT BRISTOL

RHODES ‘VETERAN’ AT BRISTOL BRISTOL, Tenn. – Although Harrison Rhodes is still relatively new at the NASCAR racing game, he is sort of a veteran at Bristol Motor Speedway. Rhodes has raced four times in the Xfinity Series at the bowl-like half-mile track, and he’ll record start No. 5 in Saturday’s Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300. “I’ve gotten a lot of l...

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CHASTAIN 23rd AT TEXAS

CHASTAIN 23rd AT TEXAS FORT WORTH, Texas – Ross Chastain turned his fourth start at Texas Motor Speedway into a 23rd-place finish in Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Chastain qualified 22nd and brought the G&K Services Chevrolet home three laps behind the leaders in 23rd. “Not our best day,” Ch...

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CLUTCH PROBLEMS SIDELINE RHODES

CLUTCH PROBLEMS SIDELINE RHODES FORT WORTH, Texas – A clutch issue sent Harrison Rhodes to the garage after 137 laps of Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The problem left Rhodes with a 35th-place finish. “It was a tough day,” Rhodes said. “We didn’t really get a chance to show how we could run. Then...

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CHASTAIN ROLLS INTO TEXAS

CHASTAIN ROLLS INTO TEXAS FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway will present a new test for Ross Chastain this weekend. The 1.5-mile track is very different from the last time the Xfinity Series raced there. The racing surface has been repaved, and turns one and two have been decreased in banking from 24 degrees to 20. Competition in Saturday’s...

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SMITHLEY LOOKS FOR MORE AT TEXAS

SMITHLEY LOOKS FOR MORE AT TEXAS FORT WORTH, Texas – Over the past two races, Garrett Smithley has gained two positions – to 15th — in Xfinity Series driver points. Smithley will be looking for more in Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, where he’ll drive the Flex Seal Chevrolet. The race will be the first on the Te...

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RHODES MAKING FOURTH RUN AT TMS

RHODES MAKING FOURTH RUN AT TMS FORT WORTH, Texas – Harrison Rhodes will make his fourth Xfinity Series start at Texas Motor Speedway in Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300. The race will be the first on the track’s repaved surface. The entire 1.5 miles of the track has been resurfaced, and track officials have reconfigured the banking in turns o...

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CHASTAIN TACKLES FONTANA

CHASTAIN TACKLES FONTANA FONTANA, Calif. – Ross Chastain will make his third run at Auto Club Speedway in Saturday’s NXS 300 Xfinity Series race. In the past two seasons, Chastain has finished 17th and 19th at the fast two-mile track. “We’ve had good cars there in the past couple of years, and I’ve learned a lot driving that track,” Chastain said....

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SMITHLEY RETURNS TO FONTANA

SMITHLEY RETURNS TO FONTANA FONTANA, Calif. – Garrett Smithley will race at Auto Club Speedway for the second time in Saturday’s NXS 300 Xfinity Series race. Smithley debuted at the tough two-mile track in his rookie season last year, finishing 23rd. “It’s good to have a race under my belt there,” Smithley said. “It’s not really a hard track to dri...

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