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2018 NASCAR XFINITY Mid-Ohio Race Page

Rock N Roll Tequila 170
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #21 of 33 for the 2018 season
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Race Time: 3:00pm/et
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:05pm/et


TELEVISION COVERAGE
Television Race Coverage: NBCSN - 3:00pm/et
Announcers: Dave Burns, Dale Jarrett
Pit Road: Parker Kligerman, Kevin Lee

TV Listings, Links and Info:
Jayski's TV Listings Page



RADIO COVERAGE

Motor Racing Network (MRN) and SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR Channel 90
motorracingnetwork.com
siriusxm.com



ONLINE STREAMING

NBC Sports Live Extra and NBC Sports Live Extra Mobile. The NBC Sports Live Extra App streams live sporting events that air on NBC, NBC Sports Network and the Golf Channel. NBC Sports Live Extra is available in the App Store, on Google Play, and the Windows Store.
MRN 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

Thursday, August 9
5:00 PM 8:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Friday, August 10
10:30 AM-7:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING, SPOTTER MEETING, & RANDOM DRAWING
1:35 PM-2:55 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
4:05 PM-4:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, August 11
8:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
11:30 AM NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / TWO ROUNDS)
2:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
2:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:00 PM NXS RACE (75 LAPS, 169.35 MILES)



RACE INFORMATION

Official Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course race results and standings (pdf)

Justin Allgaier chases down Austin Cindric for Mid-Ohio win: Justin Allgaier pulled off the NASCAR version of a "spin and win" to take the Xfinity Series victory in Saturday's Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The JR Motorsports driver of the No. 7 Brandt Chevrolet rallied from late-race contact and a spin to pass Austin Cindric with eight laps remaining, claiming his third win of the season and first at the famed 2.4-mile road course.[More](8-11-2018)

Allgaier wins Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course XFINITY race: #7-Justin Allgaier won the Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for his 3rd win of the season and 8th of his career.
Pole sitter, #22-Austin Cindric dominated much of the race but was passed for the lead with 4 laps to go. He finished a career-best 2nd. The rest of the top 10: #21-Daniel Hemric, #2-Matt Tifft, #11-Ryan Truex, #1-Elliott Sadler, #00-Cole Custer, #23-Spencer Gallagher, #36-Alex Labbe, and #16-Ryan Reed.
There were 6 cautions for 18 laps and 7 lead changes among 4 leaders.
The average speed was 73.312mph.
Complete results are on the Mid-Ohio race results page (pdf).(8-11-2018)
See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Mid-Ohio Race & Points Report (pdf).

Race stage winners:
Stage 1 - lap 20 - Winner, #7-Justin Allgaier
Stage 2 - lap 40 - Winner, #22-Austin Cindric
Stage 3 - lap 75 - Race winner, #7-Justin Allgaier

Mid-Ohio XFINITY Race Fast Facts:
Justin Allgaier won the 6th Annual Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage, his eighth victory in 261 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his third victory and 16th top-10 finish in 2018.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in four races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Austin Cindric (second) posted his first top-10 finish in one races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2018.
Daniel Hemric (third) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Austin Cindric (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Christopher Bell # leads the point standings by 17 points over Elliott Sadler.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(8-11-2018)

XFINITY Driver playoff standings following Mid-Ohio:
(5 races until the playoffs begin)
#20-Christopher Bell [4 wins]
#7-Justin Allgaier [3 wins, 2 can be used for playoffs]
#9-Tyler Reddick [1 win]
#1-Elliott Sadler, 754, -17
#21-Daniel Hemric, 754, -17
#00-Cole Custer, 752, -19
#19-Brandon Jones, 623, -148
#11-Ryan Truex, 596, -175
#22-Austin Cindric, 559, -212
#2-Matt Tifft, 548, -223
#16-Ryan Reed, 514, -257, 109 pts ahead of 13th
#4-Ross Chastain, 454, -317, 49 pts ahead of 13th
outside the top 12:
#5-Michael Annett, 405, -366, -49 pts behind 12th
#39-Ryan Sieg, 354, -417, -100
See complete owner and driver standings on the driver standings(pdf) and owner standings page (pdf).(8-11-2018)

Free Pass - Who got a lap back on each caution: (and their finish)
Caution 1: None, no one a lap or more down.
Caution 2: #19-Jones, 23rd
Caution 3: None
Caution 4: #60-Briscoe, 14th
Caution 5: #40-Finchum, 29th
Caution 6: #90-Lally, 9th
(8-11-2018)



QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION

Pit Stall Selections (pdf)

Cindric on XFINITY pole at Mid-Ohio: #22-Austin Cindric won the Busch pole for the Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a speed of 96.386mph. #1-Elliott Sadler will start second. The rest of the top 10: #19-Brandon Jones, #00-Cole Custer, #2-Matt Tifft, #11-Ryan Truex, #7-Justin Allgaier, #90-Andy Lally, #21-Daniel Hemric, and #20-Christopher Bell.
Did Not Qualify: None.
The starting lineup is posted on the Mid-Ohio starting lineup page (pdf).(8-11-2018)

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course XFINITY Qualifying Notes:
Austin Cindric won the Pole Award for the 6th Annual Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage with a lap of 84.336 seconds, 96.386 mph.
This is his second pole in 22 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
This is his second pole and 12th top-10 start in 2018.
This is his first pole in one races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Elliott Sadler (second) posted his 14th top-10 start of 2018 and his fourth in six races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Brandon Jones (third) posted his first top-10 start at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It is his 14th in 21 races this season.
Austin Cindric (first) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(8-11-2018)

Qualifying Results (pdf)

Qualifying Rules

Qualifying Order (pdf)

Reed fastest in opening XFINITY practice: #16-Ryan Reed was fastest during opening practice at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a speed of 94.709mph. The rest of the top 10: #90-Andy Lally, #18-Kyle Benjamin, #22-Austin Cindric, #7-Justin Allgaier, #1-Elliott Sadler, #00-Cole Custer, #9-Tyler Reddick, and #20-Christopher Bell.See complete results on the Mid-Ohio practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(8-10-2018)

Crew rosters (pdf)
XFINITY Entry List: There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
See the complete list on the Mid-Ohio entry list page.

See tire codes, pressures, set limits and more for all races at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on the Mid-Ohio Goodyear tire notes page.