XFINITY: Byron Holds On To Win At Indianapolis

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INIANAPOLIS– In a battle that went all the way down to the wire, William Byron wins the Lilly Diabetes 250 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for his third NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season. The JR Motorsports driver led 26 laps to hold onto the victory Saturday afternoon in his first start at the famous course. It was not …

NXS: Last Lap Heroics; Busch Flies Past Blaney En Route to Second Career Indianapolis XFINITY Win

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — official series release by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — With a relentless charge that forced Ryan Blaney into a mistake on the final lap, Kyle Busch grabbed the lead with a half-lap left at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and took the checkered flag in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series …

NXS: Kyle Busch Tops Opening XFINITY Practice at Indianapolis

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-South Correspondent Brandon Schmidt — Matt Sullivan/Getty Images North America photo — Opening practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway showed some interesting turn of events, but at the end of the 85-minute session it was a familiar name atop the leaderboard. Kyle Busch, aboard the Joe Gibbs Racing No. …

NXS: Bowman to Drive for Injured Townley in Indianapolis XFINITY Race

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CONCORD, N.C. – official team release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Athenian Motorsports announced Thursday that Alex Bowman will drive the No. 25 Zaxby’s Chevrolet in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINTIY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. John Wes Townley, who was slated to drive the car at Indianapolis, is nursing a non-racing related injury. The injury was aggravated during …

NXS: Sledgehammer Teams With Almirola, Biagi DenBeste Racing at Indianapolis

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — RPM photo — Aric Almirola will run the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway this weekend for Biagi DenBeste Racing and their new partner, Sledgehammer, a brand of Treasury Wine Estates. He will compete in his first XFINITY race at Indianapolis when he pilots the No. 98 Ford at the …

NNS: Ty Dillon Holds Off Rowdy Busch; Survives on Fumes to Win First-Career Nationwide Race at Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Ty Dillon held off a charging Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had to win the first NASCAR Nationwide Series race of his career with a fuel cell approaching empty. Dillon grabbed the lead from Busch, the pole winner, moments …

NNS: Chase Elliott Eyes Indianapolis with Points Lead in Hand

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — official release — NASCAR photo — Records beware: Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Chase Elliott is coming. The second generation driver reclaimed the NASCAR Nationwide Series points lead following his third win of the season, and in doing so has positioned himself to become the first rookie in NASCAR national series history to win a series …

NNS: Lilly Diabetes Becomes Title Sponsor of Indianapolis Nationwide Event

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Eli Lilly and Company announced a multi-year agreement in which Lilly will be the title sponsor of the annual NASCAR Nationwide Series race at IMS, now known as the Lilly Diabetes 250. Scheduled for Saturday, July 26, the Lilly Diabetes 250 will be run on the famed IMS 2.5-mile oval and …