My Bariatric Solutions 300
Texas Motor Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #6 of 33 for the 2018 season
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Race Time: 3:00pm/et
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:16pm/et
Television Race Coverage: FOX - 3:00pm/et
Announcers: Adam Alexander, Michael Waltrip, Clint Bowyer
Pit Road: Jamie Little, Matt Yocum and Regan Smith
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Times are local to the Track and subject to change
Friday, April 6
6:30 AM-11:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
10:00 AM-6:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPENS
1:05 PM-1:55 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
3:05 PM-3:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE
Saturday, April 7
7:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
11:10 AM (12:10 PM/ET) NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / THREE ROUNDS)
12:15 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VICTORY THEATER)
1:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
2:00 PM (3:00 PM) NXS RACE (200 LAPS, 300 MILES)
Ryan Blaney gives Team Penske third straight NASCAR Xfinity victory: Blaney won the first stage in a runaway, led 132-of-200 laps and beat runner-up Christopher Bell to the finish line by 2.327 seconds. The victory was Blaney's first of the season, his first at Texas Motor Speedway and the seventh of his career.[More](4-7-2018)
Blaney wins Texas Motor Speedway XFINITY race: #22-Ryan Blaney won the My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway for his 7th career XFINITY win and 2st of the year. He led 132 of the 200 laps.
#20-Christopher Bell finished second, followed by #21-Daniel Hemric, #00-Cole Custer, #18-Ryan Preece, #2-Matt Tifft, #42-Jamie McMurray, #1-Elliott Sadler, #12-Austin Cindric, and #23-Spencer Gallagher.
The top 4 XFINITY Series drivers: #20-Christopher Bell, #21-Danie Hemric, #00-Cole Custer, and #18-Ryan Preece will race for the Dash4Cash next week at Bristol.
There were 8 cautions for 42 laps and 9 lead changes among 11 leaders.
The average speed was 124.986mph.
Complete results are on the Texas race results page (pdf). (4-7-2018)
See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Texas Race & Points Report (pdf).
Race stage winners:
Stage 1 - lap 45 - Winner, #22-Ryan Blaney
Stage 2 - lap 90 - Winner, #19-Brandon Jones
Stage 3 - lap 200 - Race winner, #22-Ryan Blaney
Texas XFINITY Race Fast Facts:
Crew Chief: Brian Wilson
Ryan Blaney(i) won the 22nd Annual My Bariatric Solutions 300, his seventh victory in 66 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in 2018.
This is his first victory and sixth top-10 finish in six races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Christopher Bell (second) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his fourth top-10 finish in 2018.
Daniel Hemric (third) posted his first top-10 finish in three races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Christopher Bell (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 11 points over Tyler Reddick #.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-7-2018)
XFINITY Driver standings following Texas Motor Speedway:
1) #1-Elliott Sadler, 228
2) #9-Tyler Reddick [1 win], 217, -11
3) #20-Christopher Bell, 208, -20
4) #21-Daniel Hemric, 203, -25
5) #7-Justin Allgaier, 196, -32
6) #00-Cole Custer, 181, -47
7) #11-Ryan Truex, 179, -49
8) #23-Spencer Gallagh, 174, -54
9) #2-Matt Tifft, 165, -63
10) #19-Brandon Jones, 162, -66
11) #16-Ryan Reed, 161, -67
12) #4-Ross Chastain, 131, -97
See complete owner and driver standings on the driver standings(pdf) and owner standings page (pdf).(4-7-2018)
Free Pass - Who got a lap back on each caution: (and their finish)
Caution 1: None
Caution 2: #5-Annett, 15th
Caution 3: None
Caution 4: #38-Yeley, 31st
Caution 5: #35-Gase, 20th
Caution 6: #8-Currey, 22nd
Caution 7: #52-Starr, 21st
Caution 8: None
QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION
Ryan Blaney on XFINITY pole at Texas: #22-Ryan Blaney won the Busch pole for the My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 189.880mph. #11-Ryan Truex will start second. The rest of the top 10: #19-Brandon Jones, #16-Ryan Reed, #42-Jamie McMurray, #9-Tyler Reddick, #3-Ty Dillon, #7-Justin Allgaier, #38-J.J.Yeley, and #00-Cole Custer. Qualifying was canceled after the first round due to wet track conditions.
Did Not Qualify: #15-Matt Mills, #74-Mike Harmon.
The starting lineup is posted on the Texas starting lineup page (pdf).(4-7-2018)
Texas Motor Speedway XFINITY Qualifying Notes:
an Blaney(i) won the Pole Award for the 22nd Annual My Bariatric Solutions 300 with a lap of 28.439 seconds, 189.880 mph.
This is his second pole in 66 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his first pole and second top-10 start in 2018.
This is his first pole in six races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Ryan Truex (second) posted his fourth top-10 start of 2018 and his first in three races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Brandon Jones (third) posted his second top-10 start at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his fourth in six races this season.
Tyler Reddick (sixth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-7-2018)
Hemric paces final XFINITY practice: #21-Daniel Hemric was quickest in final practice at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 186.445mph.
#22-Ryan Blaney was second, followed by: #19-Brandon Jones, #2-Matt Tifft, #9-Tyler Reddick, #7-Justin Allgaier, #16-Ryan Reed, #00-Cole Custer, #11-Ryan Truex, and #20-Christopher Bell.
See complete results on the Texas practice 2 speeds page (pdf).(4-6-2018)
Ryan Truex fastest in opening XFINITY practice: #11-Ryan Truex was fastest during opening practice at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 187.266mph.
The rest of the top 10: #21-Daniel Hemric, #22-Ryan Blaney, #2-Matt Tifft, #3-Ty Dillon, #23-Specner Gallagher, #19-Brandon Jones, #20-Christopher Bell, #7-Justin Allgaier, and #18-Ryan Preece.
See complete results on the Texas practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(4-6-2018)
XFINITY Entry List: There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
UPDATE: #45-Josh Bilicki and #55-Stephen Leicht have been added.(4-3-2018)
See the complete list on the Texas entry list page.(4-2-2018)
A look at many news, notes and story lines for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, see the stats on the NASCAR National Series News & Notes -- Texas Motor Speedway
See tire codes, pressures, set limits and more for all races at Texas Motor Speedway on the Texas Goodyear tire notes page.