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CHASTAIN 33rd AT ROAD AMERICA

CHASTAIN 33rd AT ROAD AMERICA ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Ross Chastain fought through transmission troubles to finish 33rd in Saturday’s Road America 180 at the Road America road course. Chastain’s Chevrolet developed transmission problems during the first green-flag pit stop. Late in the race, the car started smoking, and Chastain drove it behind the w...

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PREECE SCORES HIGHEST FINISH OF SEASON

PREECE SCORES HIGHEST FINISH OF SEASON ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Ryan Preece turned in the best run of his rookie season in the Xfinity Series in Saturday’s Road America 180 at the winding, 14-turn Road America course. Preece finished a strong 11th, bettering his best previous seasonal finish by four spots. “A really strong day for our team,” Preece sa...

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SMITHLEY PARKS AFTER ACCIDENT

SMITHLEY PARKS AFTER ACCIDENT ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Garrett Smithley is pleased that the Xfinity Series is finished with its road-course racing for the season. A second-lap accident left Smithley with a 40th-place finish in Saturday’s Road America 180 Xfinity race at the Road America course. “Unfortunately, a very short day for us,” Smithley said....

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CHASTAIN LOOKING FOR REBOUND

CHASTAIN LOOKING FOR REBOUND ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Ross Chastain hopes to use a road course to make a big rebound this week. After running very strong in last week’s Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a late-race accident left Chastain with a 32nd-place finish. As he pursues a spot in the first Xfinity Chase playoff, he’ll be shooting f...

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PREECE ON THE ROAD AGAIN

PREECE ON THE ROAD AGAIN ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Ryan Preece is ready to attack the Road America course Saturday in the Xfinity Series’ third road-course race of the year, the Road America 180. The 182-mile race over the 14-turn course will be Preece’s first at Road America. “Road racing is fun,” Preece said. “I’ve learned a lot on the road courses t...

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SMITHLEY READY FOR THE ROAD

SMITHLEY READY FOR THE ROAD ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – Garrett Smithley hopes to improve on his previous road-course finishes in Saturday’s Road America 180 at the Road America course in Wisconsin. Smithley finished 39th at Watkins Glen International and 24th at Mid-Ohio in the Xfinity Series’ two previous road course races this year. Now it’s on to the...

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ACCIDENT SPOILS CHASTAIN’S NIGHT

ACCIDENT SPOILS CHASTAIN’S NIGHT BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ross Chastain was rushing toward a top-12 finish in Friday night’s Food City 300 Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway when a late-race accident knocked him out of the race. Chastain made contact with Regan Smith as they raced for position on lap 282. Chastain slammed into the wall and heavi...

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PREECE HAS BIG NIGHT AT BRISTOL

PREECE HAS BIG NIGHT AT BRISTOL BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Preece matched his best performance of the Xfinity Series season Friday night, finishing 15th in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Preece qualified 18th and raced with the lead group much of the evening. He has finished 15th in two other events this year – at Talladega Superspeedway a...

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SMITHLEY FINISHES 23RD AT BRISTOL

SMITHLEY FINISHES 23RD AT BRISTOL BRISTOL, Tenn. – Garrett Smithley rallied from deep in the field to finish 23rd in Friday night’s Food City 300 Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Racing at the tough half-mile for only the second time, Smithley started the 300 in 38th position. He gained steadily during the long evening, avoiding sever...

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CHASTAIN TOUGH AT BRISTOL

CHASTAIN TOUGH AT BRISTOL BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the Xfinity Series regular season winding down, Ross Chastain remains in the hunt for a berth in the first Xfinity Chase playoff. Twelve drivers will compete for the Xfinity championship. Drivers earn berths in the playoffs either through race victories or points positions. Chastain is 13th in points...

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