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2018 NASCAR XFINITY Texas Race Page

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 COVERAGE
Television Race Coverage: FOX - 3:00pm/et
Announcers: Adam Alexander, Michael Waltrip, Clint Bowyer
Pit Road: Jamie Little, Matt Yocum and Regan Smith

TV Listings, Links and Info:
Jayski's TV Listings Page
Fox Sports TV Listings FoxSports1 (FS1) TV Schedule



RADIO COVERAGE

Performance Racing Network (PRN) and SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR Channel 90
goprn.com
siriusxm.com



ONLINE STREAMING

FOX Sports GO. All NASCAR programming on FOX and FOX Sports 1 is streamed live through the FOX Sports GO app that provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content. Requires a participating TV provider.
PRN Live Streaming
SiriusXM Internet Radio is available via any internet connected device, with a subscription.



EVENT SCHEDULE
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)



RACE INFORMATION

Official Texas Motor Speedway race results and standings (pdf)

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
(4-7-2018)



QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION

Pit Stall Selections (pdf)

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)

Qualifying Results (pdf)

Qualifying Rules

Qualifying Order (pdf)

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)

Posted

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.