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2021 NASCAR Cup Series Road America Race Page

Jockey Made in America 250
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Road America
Time: 2:30pm/et
TV: NBC -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race-Specific News

Race Information

Chase Elliott reasserts road course mastery with win at Road America: After one event in “exile,” Chase Elliott once again is King of the Road. The reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion passed Kyle Busch for the lead on Lap 46 of 62 and cruised to victory in Sunday’s Jockey Made in America 250 Presented by Kwik Trip, the first Cup race at the 4.048-mile road course in 65 years.[Read More](7-4-2021)

#9-Chase Elliott won the Jockey Made in America 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America. The win is his 2nd win of the year and 13th career win.
#20-Bell finished 2nd followed by #18-Busch, #1-Busch, #11-Hamin, #14-Briscoe, #42-Chastain, #8-Reddick, #19-Truex, Jr., #21-DiBenedetto.
Pole winner #24-Byron finished 33rd after a late race spin.
Elliott took the lead from Kyle Busch with 16 laps to go and pulled away for the win by nearly six second.  It is his 6th career road course win.
Stage 1 was won by #24-Byron. Stage 2 was won by #8-Reddick.
There were 10 lead changes among 8 drivers and 4 cautions for 9 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 86.271mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Road America:
Chase Elliott won the Inaugural Jockey Made in America 250 Presented by Kwik Trip, his 13th victory in 205 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and 11th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in his series debut at Road America.
Christopher Bell (second) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Road America. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2021.
Kyle Busch (third) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Road America. It is his 13th top-10 finish in 2021.
Chase Briscoe (sixth) was the highest finishing rookie. His second top-10 finish of the season.
This is Chase Elliott’s seventh career NASCAR Cup Series road course victory – he is now ranked solely third on the NASCAR Cup Series all-time wins list behind NASCAR Hall of  Famers Jeff Gordon (nine wins) and Tony Stewart (eight).
This is Hendrick Motorsports’ 273rd NASCAR Cup Series victory – series-most.
(NASCAR)(7-4-2021)

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Road America:
(race 20 of 26 in the regular season)
1) #5-Kyle Larson [4 wins], 795
2) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. [3 wins], 634
3) #48-Alex Bowman [3 wins], 561
4) #18-Kyle Busch [2 wins], 685
5) #9-Chase Elliott, [2 wins], 674
6) #24-William Byron [1 win], 713
7) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 678
8) #12-Ryan Blaney [1 win], 603
9) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 593
10) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 463
11) #34-Michael McDowell [1 win], 426
12) #11-Denny Hamlin, 798 [point leader]
13) #4-Kevin Harvick, 599, +153 ahead of 17th
14) #3-Austin Dillon, 544, +98
15) #8-Tyler Reddick, 521, +75
16) #1-Kurt Busch, 471, +25
Currently outside the playoffs:
17) #17-Chris Buescher, 446, -25 behind 16th
18) #42-Ross Chastain, 402, -69
19) #47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 401, -70
20) #21-Matt DiBenedetto, 397, -74
See the Driver Points Standings and Owners Point Standings.

Cars to the rear: #00-Houff (unapproved adjustments), #18-Busch (backup car), #23-Wallace (transmission change), #37-Preece (backup car), #52-Bilicki (unapproved adjustments), #77-Haley (engine change), #78-Tilley (unapproved adjustments)

Paint Schemes

#24-William Byron won the Busch pole for the Jockey Made in America 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America with speed of 110.359mph for his 6th career pole.
#5-Larson will start second followed by #16-Allmendinger, #8-Reddick, #33-Cindric, #11-Hamlin , #21-DiBenedetto, #42-Chastain, #19-Truex, Jr., and #48-Bowman
#33-Cindric was fastest in the first round of qualifying.
See the complete qualifying results and the Jockey Made in America 250 Starting Lineup page.(7-4-2021)

Road America – Qualifying Fast Facts:
William Byron won the Pole Award for the Inaugural Jockey Made in America 250 Presented by Kwik Trip with a lap of 132.049 seconds, 110.359 mph.
This is his sixth pole in 128 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his first pole and 17th top-10 start in 2021.
This is his first pole in his series debut at Road America.
Kyle Larson (second) posted his 13th top-10 start of 2021 and his first in his series debut at Road America.
* AJ Allmendinger(i) (third) posted his first top-10 start at Road America. It is his second in three races this season.
Anthony Alfredo (24th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR)(7-4-2021)

Practice for the Jockey Made in America 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America is over after 50 scheduled minutes. The top 5 were:
#1-Busch 108.875
#18-Busch 108.658
#33-Cindric 108.525
#12-Blaney 408.499
#8-Reddick 108.476
Slowest: #00-Houff 102.782, #37-Preece 84.703
Most laps run: #11-Hamlin, #19-Truex, Jr., 15 laps.
No drivers ran 10 or ore consecutive laps.
Notes: It was an active session for drivers.#37-Preece ran off track and tore up the splitter. He will have to go to a backup car. #78-Tilley got off course and got stuck in the gravel trap. Midway through the session #18-Busch wrecked and will also have to go to a backup car. #2-Keselowski also spun but didn’t suffer much damage.
See the speeds on the Jockey Made in America 250 Practice speeds page.(7-3-2021)

Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Jockey Made in America 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America have been made.
#18-Busch chose pit stall 1.
#22-Logano took the 43rd (and final) stall, with an opening in front of it.
The selection of stalls was determined by the qualifying formula, even though there is qualifying this weekend.
See all pit choices on Pit Stall chart page.(6-30-2021)

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Jockey Made in America 250 NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America is posted, 40 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #15-Davison, #16-Allmedinger, #33-Cindric, #53-Eversley, #77-Haley, #78-Tilley, #96-Dillon.
See the full entry list on the Jockey Made in America 250 Entry List page.

There will be one practice session and qualifying for the Road America Race.

2021 Cup Series: Jockey Made in America 250 at Road America TandemDraft Stats

 

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, July 2
4:30 PM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM NCS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Saturday, July 3
8:00 AM-6:30 PM NCS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
8:00 AM-7:30 PM NCS GARAGE OPEN
11:00 AM NCS RANDOM DRAWING (QUALIFYING LINEUP) (VIRTUAL)
11:35 AM-12:25 PM NCS PRACTICE

Sunday, July 4
7:00 AM NCS GARAGE OPEN
8:00 AM NCS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
10:05 AM (11:05 AM/ET) NCS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (MULTI-VEHICLE / TWO ROUNDS)
12:00 PM NCS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS
12:55 PM NCS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
1:00 PM NCS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
1:30 PM (2:30 PM/ET) NCS RACE (STAGES 14/29/62 LAPS = 250 MILES)
5:30 PM Approx NCS HAULERS EXIT