Pocono Green 250
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #12 of 33 for the 2018 season
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Race Time: 1:00pm/et
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 1:19pm/et
Television Race Coverage: FS1 - 1:00pm/et
Announcers: Adam Alexander, Michael Waltrip, Jamie McMurray
Pit Road: Jamie Little, Matt Yocum and Regan Smith
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Times are local to the Track and subject to change
Thursday, May 31
5:00 PM-7:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
Friday, June 1
9:30 AM-8:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:00 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, June 2
8:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
9:35 AM NXS QUALIFYING (SINGLE VEHICLE / TWO ROUNDS)
11:15 AM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
12:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:00 PM NXS RACE (100 LAPS, 250 MILES)
Busch wins Pocono Raceway XFINITY race: #18-Kyle Busch won the Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway for his 92nd career win and first win at Pocono.
#23-Chase Elliott finished second, followed by #21-Daniel Hemric, #12-Austin Cindric, #00-Cole Custer, #1-Elliott Sadler, #42-John Hunter Nemechek, #22-Paul Menard, #9-Tyler Reddick, and #11-Ryan Truex.
There were five cautions for 18 laps and seven lead changes among six leaders.
The average speed was 127.137mph.
Complete results are on the Pocono race results page (pdf). (6-2-2018)
See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Pocono Race & Points Report (pdf)
Race stage winners:
Stage 1 - lap 25 - Winner, #18-Kyle Busch
Stage 2 - lap 50 - Winner, #22-Paul Menard
Stage 3 - lap 100 - Race winner, #18-Kyle Busch
Pocono XFINITY Race Fast Facts:
Kyle Busch won the 3rd Annual Pocono Green 250 Recycled by JP Mascaro & Sons, his 92nd victory in 342 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in 2018.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in two races at Pocono Raceway.
Chase Elliott (second) posted his first top-10 finish in one races at Pocono Raceway. It is his first top-10 finish in 2018.
Daniel Hemric (third) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Pocono Raceway.
Austin Cindric (fourth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 62 points over Cole Custer.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(6-2-2018)
XFINITY Driver standings following Pocono Raceway:
1) #1-Elliott Sadler 474
2) #00-Cole Custer, 412, -62
3) #21-Daniel Hemric, 411, -63
4) #9-Tyler Reddick, 410, -64
5) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 395, -79
6) #7-Justin Allgaier, 365, -79
7) #19-Brandon Jones, 362, -112
8) #11-Ryan Truex, 344, -130
9) #2-Matt Tifft, 323, -151
10) #22-Austin Cindric, 288, -186
11) #16-Ryan Reed, 284, -190
12) #23-Spencer Gallagher [1 win], 277, -197
Free Pass - Who got a lap back on each caution: (and their finish)
Caution 1: #78-McLeod, 22nd
Caution 2: #90-Williams, 21st
Caution 3: #52-Starr, 20th
Caution 4: #0-Smithley, 26th
Caution 5: #8-Martins, 25th
QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION
Custer on XFINITY pole at Pocono: #00-Cole Custer won the Busch pole for the Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway with a speed of 161.423mph. #11-Ryan Truex will start second. The rest of the top 10: #12-Austin Cindric, #18-Kyle Busch, #20-Christopher Bell, #19-Brandon Jones, #1-Elliott Sadler, #42-John Hunter Nemechek, #9-Tyler Reddick, and #23-Chase Elliott.
Did Not Qualify: #89-Morgan Shepherd.
The starting lineup is posted on the Pocono starting lineup page.(6-2-2018)
Pocono Raceway XFINITY Qualifying Notes:
Cole Custer won the Pole Award for the 3rd Annual Pocono Green 250 Recycled by JP Mascaro & Sons with a lap of 55.754 seconds, 161.423 mph.
This is his third pole in 50 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his third pole and ninth top-10 start in 2018.
This is his first pole in two races at Pocono Raceway.
Ryan Truex (second) posted his eighth top-10 start of 2018 and his first in one races at Pocono Raceway.
Austin Cindric (third) posted his first top-10 start at Pocono Raceway. It is his seventh in 12 races this season.
Austin Cindric (third) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(6-2-2018)
Kyle Busch paces final XFINITY practice: #18-Kyle Busch was quickest in final practice at Pocono Raceway with a speed of 159.507mph.
#23-Chase Elliott was second, followed by: #12-Austin Cindric, #00-Cole Custer, #3-Shane Lee, #20-Christopher Bell, #9-Tyler Reddick, #7-Justin Allgaier, #11-Ryan Truex, and #21-Daniel Hemric.
See complete results on the Pocono practice 2 speeds page (pdf).(6-1-2018)
Kyle Busch fastest in opening XFINITY practice: #18-Kyle Busch was fastest during opening practice at Pocono Raceway with a speed of 159.504mph.
The rest of the top 10: #20-Christopher Bell, #19-Brandon Jones, #9-Tyler Reddick, #7-Justin Allgaier, #23-Chase Elliott, #42-John Hunter Nemechek, #22-Paul Menard, #00-Cole Custer, and #1-Elliott Sadler.
See complete results on the Pocono practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(6-1-2018)
XFINITY Entry List: There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway.
See the complete list on the Pocono entry list page.
See tire codes, pressures, set limits and more for all races at Pocono Raceway on the Pocono Goodyear tire notes page.