The seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs begin Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
The real race early in the playoffs is for the Round of 12 cutoff line. Currently Austin Dillon owns the final spot entering New Hampshire.
Kasey Kahne is the latest big-name free agent to solidify his 2018 plans, announcing he will join Leavine Family Racing next season to replace Michael McDowell as driver of the No. 95 Chevrolet. The 37-year-old Kahne is losing is spot with Hendrick Motorsports at the end of the season despite having