Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300
Bristol Motor Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #7 of 33 for the 2018 season
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Race Time: 1:00pm/et
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 1:14pm/et
Television Race Coverage: FS1 - 1:00pm/et
Announcers: Adam Alexander, Michael Waltrip, Joey Logano
Pit Road: Jamie Little, Matt Yocum and Regan Smith
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Times are local to the Track and subject to change
Thursday, April 12
4:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
Friday, April 13
10:00 AM 8:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:00 AM 11:00 AM NXS ROOKIE TRACK RIDE
12:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING, SPOTTER MEETING, & RANDOM DRAWING
1:05 PM 1:55 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
3:05 PM 3:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE
Saturday, April 14
7:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
9:35 AM NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / THREE ROUNDS)
10:40 AM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (SOUTH BUILDING)
12:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:00 PM NXS RACE (300 LAPS, 159.9 MILES)
Ryan Preece wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Bristol-and $100,000 bonus: Ryan Preece is doing everything he can to find a permanent home in a stock car. At the top of his to-do list is winning, which he did for the second time in seven NASCAR Xfinity Series starts on Saturday when he outran Justin Allgaier to win the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.[More](4-14-2018)
Preece wins Bristol Motor Speedway XFINITY race: #18-Ryan Preece won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career win and first win at Bristol.
Preece also took home the $100,000 Dash4Cash bonus from series sponsor XFINITY.
#7-Justin Allgaier finished second, followed by#21-Daniel Hemric, #1-Elliott Sadler, #23-Spencer Gallagher, #19-Brandon Jones, #9-Tyler Reddick, #00-Cole Custer, #4-Ross Chastain, and #11-Ryan Truex.
There were 12 cautions for 93 laps and 13 lead changes among 8 leaders.
Preece took advantage of a caution 18 laps from the finish. He took four tires, while teammate, and leader at the time, #19-Brandon Jones, took two tires. Preece took the lead 9 laps from the finish.
The average speed was 67.857mph.
Complete results are on the Bristol race results page (pdf). (4-14-2018)
See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Bristol Race & Points Report (pdf).
Race stage winners:
Stage 1 - lap 85 - Winner, #20-Christopher Bell
Stage 2 - lap 170 - Winner, #18-Ryan Preece
Stage 3 - lap 300 - Race winner, #18-Ryan Preece
Bristol XFINITY Race Fast Facts:
Ryan Preece won the 36th Annual FITZGERALD GLIDER KITS 300, his second victory in 43 NASCAR
XFINITY Series races.This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in 2018.This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway.Justin Allgaier (second) posted his ninth top-10 finish in 15 races at Bristol Motor Speedway. It is his
fifth top-10 finish in 2018.Daniel Hemric (third) posted his third top-10 finish in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway.Tyler Reddick (seventh) was the highest finishing rookie.Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 6 points over Daniel Hemric.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-14-2018)
XFINITY Driver standings following Bristol Motor Speedway:
1) #1-Elliott Sadler, 261
2) #21-Daniel Hemric, 255, -6
3) #9-Tyler Reddick [1 win], 247, -14
4) #7-Justin Allgaier, 240, -21
5) #20-Christopher Bell, 226, -35
6) #00-Cole Custer, 218, -43
7) #11-Ryan Truex, 211, -50
8) #23-Spencer Gallagher, 208, -53
9) #19-Brandon Jones, 193, -68
10) #16-Ryan Reed, 183, -78
11) #2-Matt Tifft, 167, -94
12) #4-Ross Chastain, 163, -98
See complete owner and driver standings on the driver standings(pdf) and owner standings page (pdf).(4-14-2018)
Free Pass - Who got a lap back on each caution: (and their finish)
Caution 1: none
Caution 2: #15-Nemechek, 19th
Caution 3: #90-Williams, 22nd
Caution 4: #0-Smithley, 17th
Caution 5: #1-Sadler, 4th
Caution 6: #35-Gase, 16th
Caution 7: #15-Nemechek, 19th
Caution 8: #78-McLeod, 20th
Caution 9: #0-Smithley, 17th
Caution 10: #35-Gase, 16th
Caution 11: #22-Cindric, 12th
Caution 12: none
QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION
Custer on XFINITY pole at Bristol: #00-Cole Custer won the Busch pole for the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway with a speed of 127.157mph. #7-Justin Allgaier will start second. The rest of the top 10: #20-Christopher Bell, #21-Daniel Hemric, #42-John Hunter Nemechek, #19-Brandon Jones, #18-Ryan Preece, #3-Shane Lee, #23-Spencer Gallagher, and #22-Austin Cindric.
Did Not Qualify: #89-Morgan Shepherd.
The starting lineup is posted on the Bristol starting lineup page (pdf).(4-14-2018)
Bristol Motor Speedway XFINITY Qualifying Notes:
Cole Custer won the Pole Award for the 36th Annual FITZGERALD GLIDER KITS 300 with a lap of
15.090 seconds, 127.157 mph.
This is his first pole in 45 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his first pole and sixth top-10 start in 2018.
This is his first pole in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (second) posted his fifth top-10 start of 2018 and his 13th in 15 races at Bristol Motor
Christopher Bell (third) posted his first top-10 start at Bristol Motor Speedway. It is his fifth in seven
races this season.
Christopher Bell (third) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-14-2018)
Custer paces final XFINITY practice: #00-Cole Custer was quickest in final practice at Bristol Motor Speedway with a speed of 123.570mph.
#21-Daniel Hemric was second, followed by: #19-Brandon Jones, #18-Ryan Preece, #20-Christopher Bell, #7-Justin Allgaier, #11-Ryan Truex, #22-Austin Cindric, #9-Tyler Reddick, and #98-Chase Briscoe.
See complete results on the Bristol practice 2 speeds page (pdf).(4-13-2018)
Jones fastest in opening XFINITY practice: #19-Brandon Jones was fastest during opening practice at Bristol Motor Speedway with a speed of 123.833mph.
The rest of the top 10: #7-Justin Allgaier, #18-Ryan Preece, #20-Christopher Bell, #22-Austin Cindric, #00-Cole Custer, #2-Matt Tifft, #21-Daniel Hemric, #23-Spencer Gallagher, and #9-Tyler Reddick.
See complete results on the Bristol practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(4-13-2018)
XFINITY Entry List: There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
See the complete list on the Bristol entry list page.(4-9-2018)
UPDATE: Cody Ware will be in the #74 in place of Mike Harmon.(4-13-2018)
A look at many news, notes and story lines for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series & XFINITY races at Bristol Motor Speedway, see the stats on the NASCAR National Series News & Notes -- Bristol Motor Speedway
See tire codes, pressures, set limits and more for all races at Bristol Motor Speedway on the Bristol Goodyear tire notes page.