Justin Allgaier is Wary of Potential Pitfalls as NASCAR Xfinity Playoffs Begin

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If Justin Allgaier was starting to feel complacent about his regular-season championship in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, watching Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was all it took to inject a dose of reality. Continue reading

NASCAR Playoffs Intensify after Wild Opener at Las Vegas

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Chase drivers Aric Almirola (10) Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion, Joey Logano (22) Team Penske Pennzoil Ford Fusion, William Byron (24) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Joey Logano (22) Team Penske Pennzoil Ford Fusion, Denny Hamlin (11) Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry, Chase Elliott (9) Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Brad Keselowski (2) Team Penske Ford Fusion, Martin Truex Jr. (78) Barney Visser Furniture Row Racing Toyota Camry, Kevin Harvick (4) Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion, Clint Bowyer (14) Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion, Jimmie Johnson (48) Lowes Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Kyle Busch (18) Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry, Austin Dillon (3) Richard Childress Racing (RCR) Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Kurt Busch (41) Monster Energy Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Fusion, Kyle Larson (42) Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and Erik Jones (20) Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry, stand on stage during the NASCAR Burnout Boulevard Fueled by Sunoco on September 13, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo – Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – All but a couple of the 16 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff contenders had to rally from “issues” in Sunday’s Playoff opener. There were spins, flat tires, pit road penalties, collisions, and wall contact. Continue reading

Austin Dillon is a Survivor in a War of Attrition in the Desert

Austin Dillon, the driver of the #3 DOWFROST Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series SouthPoint 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo – Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Austin Dillon got his wish—Sunday’s South Point 400 didn’t finish the way it started for the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team. Continue reading