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Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200

Dover International Speedway

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #10 of 33 for the 2016 season

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Race: Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Dover, DE

Title Sponsor: Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Race Time: First Heat Race: 2:00pm/et

Scheduled Green Flag (approx): Approximately 2:16pm/et

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Times are local to the Track

Thursday, May 12
1:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER

Friday, May 13
6:30 AM-5:00 PM NXS REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 AM-5:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
9:00 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING, SPOTTER MEETING, & RANDOM DRAWING
10:00 AM-10:55 AM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
12:30 PM 1:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, May 14
7:30 AM-3:30 PM NXS REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
10:45 AM NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / THREE ROUNDS)
12:15 PM 12:00 AM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES GARAGE
1:35 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
2:00 PM NXS HEAT # 1 (40 LAPS, 40 MILES)
2:50 PM Approx NXS HEAT # 2 (40 LAPS, 40 MILES)
3:30 PM Approx NXS MAIN (120 LAPS, 120 MILES)(FOX / MRN / SiriusXM NASCAR

NXS = XFINITY Series
SUBJECT TO CHANGE

RACE INFORMATION

  • Official Dover race results and standings (pdf)

  • Erik Jones wins XFINITY race at Dover: #20-Erik Jones won the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway. It is his 4th XFINITY Series win and 2nd of the year. He led 76 of the 140 laps in the main event. #6-Darrell Wallace, Jr. finished second, followed by #88-Alex Bowman, #7-Justin Allgaier, #3-Ty Dillon, #1-Elliott Sadler, #22-Joey Logano, #18-Matt Tifft, #19-Daniel Suarez, and #48-Brennan Poole.
    Jones also won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus
    There were 2 cautions for 10 laps and 4 lead changes among 3 leaders.
    The average speed was 122.867mph.
    Complete results are on the Dover race results page (pdf).
    See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Dover Race & Points Report (pdf).(5-14-2016)

  • Dover XFINITY Race Fast Facts:
    Erik Jones won the 35th Annual Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200, his fourth victory in 36 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
    This is his second victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2016.
    This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in two races at Dover International Speedway.
    Darrell Wallace Jr (second) posted his first top-10 finish in four races at Dover International Speedway. It is his third top-10 finish in 2016.
    Alex Bowman (third) posted his first top-10 finish in five races at Dover International Speedway.
    Erik Jones (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
    Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 3 points over Daniel Suarez.
    (NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(5-14-2016)

  • XFINITY Driver standings following Dover:
    1) #1-Elliott Sadler [1 win], 349
    2) #19-Daniel Suarez, 346, -4
    3) #3-Ty Dillon, 319, -30
    4) #7-Justin Allgaier, 317, -32
    5) #20-Erik Jones [2 wins], 309, -40
    6) #62-Brendan Gaughan, 305, -44
    7) #33-Brandon Jones, 290, -59
    8) #48-Brennan Poole, 282, -67
    9) #6-Darrell Wallace, Jr., 268, -81
    10) #16-Ryan Reed, 244, -105
    See complete owner and driver standings on the driver standings(pdf) and owner standings page (pdf).(5-14-2016)

  • Lucky Dogs - Who got a lap back on each caution at Dover: (and their finish)
    Caution 1: #44-Yeley, 11th
    Caution 2: #11-Koch, 12th
    (5-14-2016)

  • Justin Allgaier on XFINITY pole for main event at Dover: Following the two 40 lap heat races, #7-Justin Allgaier will start from the pole for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover. He gets the pole by winning the first heat race and having the fastest qualifying time. #3-Ty Dillon will start second after winning the second heat.
    The rest of the top 10 starters: #20-Erik Jones, #19-Daniel Suarez, #88-Alex Bowman, #39-Ryan Sieg, #22-Joey Logano, #18-Matt Tifft, #2-Paul Menard, and #33-Brandon Jones.
    The starting lineup is posted on the Dover starting lineup page (pdf).(5-14-2016)

  • Ty Dillon wins XFINITY Heat 2 at Dover: #3-Ty Dillon won the second heat race for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway. He took the lead on the restart with 5 laps to go and held on for the win.
    #19-Daniel Suarez was second, followed by: #39-Ryan Sieg, #18-Matt Tifft, #33-Brandon Jones, #62-Brendan Gaughan, #43-Jeb Burton, #4-Ross Chastain, #51-Jeremy Clements, and #07-Ray Black, Jr..
    There was 1 caution for an accident by #42-Justin Marks. Due to damage to the car, he will not start the main event.
    #7-Justin Allgaier, who won the first heat, will start the main event from the pole because he had a faster qualifying time than #3-Ty Dillon. Finishers of this heat race will lineup on the outside of the feature in even-numbered starting positions.
    #3-Ty Dillon and #19-Daniel Suarez, the top 2 XFINITY regulars in the heat, will join #7-Justin Allgaier and #20-Erik Jones in running for the Dash 4 Cash bonus in the main.
    Results are posted on the Dover XFINITY Series Heat 2 results page (pdf).(5-14-2016)

  • Justin Allgaier wins XFINITY Heat 1 at Dover: #7-Justin Allgaier won the first heat race for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway. He lead 30 of the 40 laps. The race was caution free.
    #20-Erik Jones was second, followed by: #88-Alex Bowman, #22-Joey Logano, #2-Paul Menard, #6-Darrell Wallace, Jr., #48-Brennan Poole, #16-Ryan Reed, #44-J.J. Yeley, and #11-Blake Koch.
    After the second heat, the complete lineup will be set for the 120 lap main event.
    Allgaier will start the main either first or second, depending on who had the best starting position of the two heat winners. Finishers of this heat race will lineup on the inside of the feature in odd-numbered starting positions.
    #7-Justin Allgaier and #20-Erik Jones, being the top 2 XFINITY regulars in the heat, will run for the Dash 4 Cash bonus in the main.
    Results are posted on the Dover XFINITY Series Heat 1 results page (pdf).(5-14-2016)

QUALIFYING, PRACTICE, AND ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Pit Stall Selections (pdf)
  • Erik Jones fastest in XFINITY qualifying at Dover: #20-Erik Jones won the Coors Light pole for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway with a speed of 157.102mph.
    Qualifying sets the field for the two heat races. Odd-numbered qualifiers will run in the first heat race, even-numbered qualifiers in the second.
    Top 5 starters in the first heat race: #20-Erik Jones, #7-Justin Allgaier, #88-Alex Bowman, #2-Paul Menard, #48-Brennan Poole
    Top 5 starters in the second heat race: #19-Daniel Suarez, #1-Elliott Sadler, #3-Ty Dillon, #18-Matt Tifft, #39-Ryan Sieg.
    Result of the heat races will determine the lineup for the 120 lap main event.
    Did Not Qualify: None.
    See round-by-round qualifying results on the Dover qualifying results page (pdf), Heat 1 lineup (pdf) and the Heat 2 lineup (pdf).(4-16-2016)

  • Dover Qualifying Notes:
    Erik Jones won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 35th Annual Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 with a lap of 22.915 seconds, 157.102 mph.
    This is his sixth pole in 36 NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
    This is his third pole and 10th top-10 start in 2016.
    This is his first pole in two races at Dover International Speedway.
    Daniel Suarez (second) posted his 10th top-10 start of 2016 and his second in three races at Dover International Speedway.
    Justin Allgaier (third) posted his fifth top-10 start at Dover International Speedway. It is his fifth in ten races this season.
    Erik Jones (first) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
    (NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(5-14-2016)

  • Qualifying Results (pdf)
  • Qualifying Rules
  • Qualifying Order (pdf)
  • Daniel Suarez fastest in XFINITY happy hour: #19-Daniel Suarez was quickest during happy hour for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 with a speed of 156.733mph. He was followed by: #20-Erik Jones, #18-Matt Tifft, #1-Elliott Sadler, #22-Joey Logano, #33-Brandon Jones, #3-Ty Dillon, #39-Ryan Sieg, #7-Justin Allgaier, #88-Alex Bowman. 34 drivers participated in the session. The session was stopped twice because of rain and called early because of heavier showers.
    See complete results on the Dover practice 2 speeds page (pdf).(5-13-2016)

  • Erik Jones fastest in first XFINITY practice: #20-Erik Jones was fastest during opening practice at Dover International Speedway with a speed of 158.597mph. #3-Ty Dillon was second, followed by: #19-Daniel Suarez, #18-Matt Tifft, #88-Alex Bowman, #1-Elliott Sadler, #22-Joey Logano, #33-Brandon Jones, #2-Paul Menard, and #7-Justin Allgaier. 39 drivers practiced during the session.
    There were 3 separate incidents during the session. #6-Darrell Wallace, Jr., #43-Jeb Burton, and #27-Paul Menard all have to go to backup cars.
    See complete results on the Dover practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(5-13-2016)

  • XFINITY Entry List: There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list for Saturday's Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 at Dover International Speedway. A few notes:
    Paul Menard is in the #2 for RCR;
    Matt DiBenedetto will be in the #10 for TriStar;
    Timmy Hill returns to the #13;
    Matt Tifft remains in the #18;
    Drew Herring will drive the #24;
    The Rick Ware #25 is TBA;
    Justin Marks returns to the #42;
    Alex Bowman makes his first start in the #88;
    Alex Guenette is scheduled to be in the #97 of Obaika Racing.(5-9-2015)
    UPDATE: Ryan Ellis will be in the #25.(5-13-2016)
    See the complete list on the Dover entry list page.

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

  • Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

  • Set limits:
    Xfinity: 6 sets for the event;
    Camping World Truck: 6 sets for the event

  • Tire Codes:
    Left-side -- D-4692; Right-side -- D-4696

  • Tire Circumference:
    Left-side -- 87.24 in. (2,216 mm);
    Right-side -- 88.35 in. (2,244 mm)

  • Minimum Recommended Inflation:
    Left Front -- 21 psi; Left Rear -- 19 psi;
    Right Front -- 49 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

  • Notes: Teams in all three NASCAR series in action at Dover this week will run the same right-side tire code, though Xfinity and Camping World Truck teams will run a different left-side code than those in the Sprint Cup Series . . . this is the first time Xfinity and Truck teams have run either of these two tire codes . . . compared to what was run at Dover last year, this left-side tire code (D-4692) features the same compound with an updated construction to bring it into line with what is run at other speedways . . . this new right-side tire code (D-4696) features a mold shape change . . . Dover is unique among NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, in that inner liners are required on all four tire positions . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

NASCAR NEWS & NOTES

    It’s Baaaaack: Dash 4 Cash Returns
    Another $100,000 bonus is on the line this weekend at Dover International Speedway as the NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash will be in full swing for the third round of the popular 2016 program - Saturday’s Ollies Bargain Outlet 200 (2 p.m. ET on FOX).

    The NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash is comprised of Two Heats and a Main at four tracks this season: Bristol Motor Speedway (April 16), Richmond International Raceway (April 23), Dover International Speedway (May 14) and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (July 23).

    Erik Jones won the first round of the Dash 4 Cash at Bristol; Ty Dillon captured the second round at Richmond.

    Qualifying for each Dash 4 Cash event will set the 40-car field and the starting positions for the Two Heats with the fastest qualifier awarded the Coors Light Pole Award. Odd-numbered qualifiers (1st, 3rd, 5th, etc.) will start in the first Heat in respective order, while even-numbered qualifiers (2nd, 4th, 6th, etc.) will start the second Heat in respective order.

    The Two Heats will set the starting positions for the Main with the top two NASCAR XFINITY Series regulars in each Heat becoming eligible for the Dash 4 Cash bonus. The highest finishing driver among the four Dash 4 Cash eligible drivers will be awarded a $100,000 bonus.

    If any driver wins two of the four Dash 4 Cash bonuses available, he/she is all but guaranteed a spot in the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase. In short, two Dash 4 Cash bonuses are equivalent to one race win in the new NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase format.

    If Ty Dillon can win the Dash 4 Cash this weekend, he will have two Dash 4 Cash bonuses, and as a result, a spot in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase - provided he stays in the top 30 in points.
    Dillon has made six starts at Dover, posting four top 10s and an average finish of 14.2.

    Sadler Looks To Hulk Up His Points Lead
    Elliott Sadler was last seen celebrating in Victory Lane at Talladega Superspeedway on his birthday. Since then, he has had an extra week to enjoy the spoils of winning in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and capturing the championship standings lead. 

    As the series returns to action this weekend at Dover for the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200, Sadler can use his veteran experience to put space between him and second-place Suarez in the points (they’re currently tied, though Sadler owns the tiebreaker). Sadler has made 16 starts at Dover, posting nine top 10s and an average finish of 12.9.  He placed ninth at Dover last fall.

    JR Motorsports has been a good fit for Sadler. In nine starts this season, he has posted one win (Talladega), four top fives and eight top 10s. His consistency producing solid finishes has been the foundation for his success this season. He hasn’t had a DNF and his average finish is a series-leading 6.6 among title contenders.    

    If He Can Continue Goblin Up Points, Suárez Can Regain Points Lead
    Joe Gibbs Racing’s Daniel Suárez is still looking for his first win in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, but his consistency has put him in the hunt for the points lead. 

    Expect Suárez to be a man on a mission this weekend at Dover; which happens to be the track that 13 drivers in series history have recorded their first victory in the NASCAR XFINITY Series - drivers like Mark Martin, Ricky Rudd, Ken Schrader and Michael Waltrip to name a few.

    “Dover is such a unique racetrack and really unlike any track we visit all season,” said Suárez. “It reminds me a lot of Bristol, but on a much bigger scale. This is the third Dash 4 Cash race of the season, so we are going to work hard to qualify well, stay up front in our heat race, and hopefully come away with a win and 100,000 dollars!”

    Suárez has made two starts at Dover International Speedway where he’s recorded one top 10 an average finish of 14.5.

    Sunoco Rookie - Wookiee? -  Of The Year Round Up: Three Currently In Chase Contention
    With nine races in the books, Erik Jones is still the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings leader, followed by Brandon Jones (-26), Brennan Poole (-31), Ryan Preece (-60), Garrett Smithley (-70), Ray Black Jr. (-72), BJ McLeod (-74) and Cody Ware (-109). Of the seven-driver 2016 Sunoco Rookie class, three are currently eligible for the NASCAR XFINITY Chase - Erik Jones (1 win - Bristol), Brandon Jones (sixth in championship points) and Brennan Poole (eighth in championship points).

    Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones is currently seventh in the NASCAR XFINITY Series standings - 10 points behind Richard Childress Racing’s Brandon Jones. In nine starts this season, Erik Jones has landed one pole, one win (Bristol), five top fives and an average finish of 12.4. Jones currently has clinched a spot in the Chase with his win provided he stays in the top 30 in points.

    Erik Jones made his series track debut at Dover last season where he started sixth and finished ninth.

    “Last year, I had a great Toyota Camry, gained a lot of track time and led laps,” Jones said. “I just made a late-race mistake that cost us a chance at the win. We’ve had fast Toyotas all season and if we can minimize mistakes, I know we will be there at the end with a shot at the Monster Mile.”

    Richard Childress Racing’s Brandon Jones sits sixth in the standings, five points behind fifth-place Brendan Gaughan. Brandon Jones has posted four top 10s with an average finish of 10.8. Jones’ path to the Chase is built on points at this moment. His sixth-place spot in the standings is good enough to grant him passage if he can stay inside the top 12.

    Last but not least, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Brennan Poole is currently eighth in the series points, 13 back from seventh-place Erik Jones. Poole is coming off his career-best series finish at Talladega (third). In nine starts, Poole has registered one top five, three top 10s and an average finish of 13.3.

    Poole has made one start at Dover, logging a 12th-place finish.

    NASCAR XFINITY Series Etc.
    Extra Seat Time: Seven drivers will be pulling double duty, attempting to compete in the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200 this weekend at Dover International Speedway while also racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Joey Logano, Paul Menard, Josh Wise, Matt DiBenedetto, Travis Kvapil, Timmy Hill and Matt Tifft. ...

    Logano’s Milestones - Joey Logano can tie Kyle Busch for the series-most wins at Dover (five) with a victory this weekend. Logano can also break the tie for the series-most Coors Light poles at Dover (five) with Harry Gant and become the sole leader in poles at Dover in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. In 12 starts at the one-mile track, Logano has posted four wins, eight top fives, nine top 10s and an average finish of 4.9.

    NASCAR In Delaware: There have been a total of 172 NASCAR national series races (NSCS 92, NXS 64 and NCWTS 16) held in the state of Delaware. All 172 events have been held at one track - Dover International Speedway. The very first NASCAR national series race held in the state of Delaware was the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Dover on July 6, 1969 - the race was won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty (Ford). The first NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover was on May 15, 1982 - won by Joe Ruttman (Pontiac).

    Delaware Drivers In NASCAR - A total of nine drivers that have competed in at least one NASCAR national series race have their home state recorded as Delaware. Of the nine, only one has competed in the NASCAR XFINITY Series - CJ Faison. None of the nine Delaware drivers have won a NASCAR national series race.

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Countdown to the race: 02/25/2017 ~ 3:49 PM ET

Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL

Saturday, February 25
TV: FS1
3:30 pm/et
SiriusXM NASCAR
Motor Racing Network

Qualifying:
10:30am/et, Saturday, February 25
Fox Sports 1

Practices:
12:00pm/et, Fri, Feb 24, TV-FS1
2:00pm/et, Fri, Feb 24, TV-FS1

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