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Bell wins his first XFINITY race at Kansas Speedway

Christopher Bell displayed the checkered flag after winning Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Christopher Bell won the Kansas Lottery 300 on Saturday afternoon at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.

It was Bell’s first career NASCAR XFINITY Series win. Bell won after pulling ahead of Erik Jones with 10 laps to go. Jones had led for almost all of the race, winning both stages.

It was Bell’s fifth career XFINITY start and his second race on an intermediate track.

Racing continues Sunday with the Monster Energy NASCAR Series Hollywood Casino 400. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is in his last season of racing. Kansas Speedway President Pat Warren made a donation in Earnhardt Jr.’s name to the University of Kansas Medical Center pediatrics department on Saturday.

Tickets for Sunday’s race will be available at the gate. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to go through screening. For more information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com.

Fan photos by Steve Rupert

Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Jennifer Jo Cobb of Kansas City, Kansas, was in car No. 78. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)


Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Jennifer Jo Cobb, a driver from Kansas City, Kansas, was introduced before the Kansas Lottery 300 on Saturday afternoon. Cobb finished 35th after having trouble with the tie rod ends and shocks. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Saturday afternoon’s XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The Monster Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

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Racing underway at XFINITY series, Kansas Lottery 300, at Kansas Speedway

Racing is underway at the XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 today at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

Racing is underway at the XFINITY series Kansas Lottery 300 today at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. (Fan photo)

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Michael Self wins ARCA race at Kansas Speedway

Michael Self did a burnout in front of the grandstands on Friday night after winning the ARCA Kansas 150 race at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Racing continues this afternoon. (Fan photo)

Racing continues this afternoon at Kansas Speedway

Michael Self won the ARCA Kansas 150 race on Friday night at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.

The No. 28 Toyota driver, from Utah, outran Ty Majewski from Wisconsin and Zane Smith from California for the victory.

Also on Friday, ARCA awarded its season championship to Austin Theriault, who finished 25th on Friday. Riley Herbst was named ARCA Rookie of the Year.

Racing continues at 2 p.m. Saturday with the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Kansas Lottery 300, at the Kansas Speedway, and on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Hollywood Casino 400 race. Fans are asked to arrive early and allow extra time for screening.

For ticket information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com.

Fan photos by Steve Rupert

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Racing action from Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Victory Lane at Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Victory Lane at Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

Victory Lane at Friday night’s ARCA race at the Kansas Speedway. (Fan photo)

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