The Xfinity Stars Take Advantage of Off-Weeks to Pursue Dominant Victories


Hickory Motor Speedway’s winner was Josh Berry.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series is on a two-week hiatus, and some of the series’ top drivers are taking advantage of the time off to add to their trophy collections. One-off races were won by Brandon Jones and Josh Berry in dominant fashion.

Berry, who is behind the wheel of the No. 1 car, is one of the most talented drivers JR Motorsports’ No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro was the first car to cross the finish line. He competed in the inaugural Jack Ingram Memorial 111 Late Model race at Hickory Motor Speedway, where he won $5,011 by holding off teammate Carson Kvapil. Following team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr., Berry won this race as well. As the Grand Marshal, I was in charge of the procession.

Berry said after the race, “By no means is it easy coming here and running these races,” according to NASCAR Roots. “These guys… it gets a little bit harder every time I come and do it.” We’ll have to readjust because I’m a little out of it. However, we were in a fantastic vehicle.”

Berry has had a lot of success in different racing series. He won several Late Model races during the 2021 season, including the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship in 2020. The Thanksgiving Classic is among the titles on this list. These are just a few of Berry’s many accomplishments.

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Jones Dealt With Some Weather-Related Issues

While Berry dominated at Hickory Motor Speedway, Jones triumphed at Iowa Speedway despite the adverse weather conditions. On June 11, there was a three-hour rain delay before the 150-lap event.

Jones led the ARCA Menards Series race for 12 laps before falling back to the pack as Sammy Smith and Jesse Love took turns leading. Jones, on the other hand, used a long run near the end of the main event to reclaim the lead. After building up a three-second lead, he led the remaining 19 laps and won for the second time in two starts.

According to the ARCA Menards website, Jones said after the race, “Charlotte kind of went the same way.” “There’s a long run there near the end.” At the very end, it came to life. However, I had to earn it. Today, these guys were very harsh with me. Sammy Smith was clearly quicker than Jesse Love. Those guys were very difficult to beat. But, in the long run, I believe we had a better Toyota Camry.”

Jones Has More ARCA Menards Series Races in 2022

Brandon Jones will compete in the ARCA Menards Series again in 2022, according to Getty Images.

No. 1’s driver The 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Supra is still aiming for the Xfinity Series championship, but he’ll be using the 2022 season to add to his trophy cabinet. Jones has already won two races in the ARCA Menards Series, and he intends to win more.

Jones will drive the No. 3 ARCA Menards Series car in three more races, according to a late-May announcement. Toyota model number 81 On July 22, he’ll travel to Pocono Raceway before finishing his season at Watkins Glen International on August 19 and Bristol Motor Speedway on September 15.

Jones will set a new career-best mark if he wins at least one more race in the ARCA Menards Series this year. During the 2014 season, he set a new high with two wins in three starts. He now has the chance to beat it.

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