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Drive Sober 200

Dover International Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #29 of 33

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:15pm/et
Laps/Stages: 200 laps total. Stages end on laps: 45/90/200


TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING

Television Coverage: Time 3:00pm/et, NBCSN and streamed at NBC Sports Live (available with participating TV provider login)
Radio Coverage (over the air and streaming): Motor Racing Network (MRN) / SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR (available with subscription)


WEEKEND SCHEDULE

On track schedule

Practices:
Friday, October 4, 12:35-1:25pm/et, TV-NBCSN;
Friday, October 4, 2:35-3:25pm/et, TV-NBCSN.
Qualifying:
Saturday, October 5 at 12:05pm/et, TV-NBCSN.

Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)

Thursday, October 3
3:30 PM-6:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Friday, October 4
9:30 AM-8:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:30 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
12:35 PM-1:25 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
2:35 PM-3:25 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, October 5
11:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
12:05 PM NXS QUALIFYING (SINGLE VEHICLE / TWO LAPS ALL POSITIONS)
1:15 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
2:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 200 MILES)

NXS = NASCAR XFINITY Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE


Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Contingency Awards
Race Results
Drivers Points
Owners Points
Drivers Points before reset
Owners Points before reset
Cumulative Race Report
Penalty Report
Pitstalls
Starting Lineup
Qualifying Results
Qualifying Order
Practice 2 Speeds
Practice 1 Speeds
Crew Rosters
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
Weekend at-track schedule (pdf)


RACE RUNDOWN….News & Links

Cole Custer claims Xfinity Series victory at Dover: In his 100th NASCAR Xfinity Series start, Cole Custer conquered the Monster Mile. Custer held off a hungry field of Playoff contenders on a restart with seven laps to go and pulled away from Justin Allgaier to win the Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Custer, who claimed the victory as Dover celebrates its 50th anniversary, is the fifth Xfinity Series driver to win in their 100th start. [More](10-5-2019)

#00-Cole Custer won the Drive Sober 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway. The win is his 7th win of 2019, 1st XFINITY win at Dover and 9th career win.
#7-Allgaier finished 2nd followed by #1-Annett, #11-Haley, pole winner #98-Briscoe, #9-Gragson, #8-Smith, #23-Nemechek, and #39-Sieg
Advancing to the Round of 8 in the playoffs: #00-Custer, #20-Bell, #22-Cindric, #7-Allgaier, #98-Briscoe, #2-Reddick, #9-Gragson, #1-Annett.
Eliminated from the playoffs: #23-Nemechek, #11-Haley, #39-Sieg, and #19-Jones.
Stages 1 and 2 were both won by #7-Allgaier.
There were 9 lead changes among 8 drivers and 6 cautions for 33 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 107.639mph.
See race details at: Race Results (pdf), Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Dover International Speedway
Cole Custer (P) won the 34th Annual Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200, his ninth victory in 100 Xfinity Series races.
This is his seventh victory and 21st top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his first victory and fifth top-10 finish in six races at Dover International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (P) (second) posted his 11th top-10 finish in 18 races at Dover International Speedway. It is his 21st top-10 finish in 2019.
Austin Cindric (P) (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in four races at Dover International Speedway.
Justin Haley (P) (fourth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Cole Custer (P) leads the point standings by 25 points over Austin Cindric (P).
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(10-5-2019)

2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings:
[after Dover – race 3 of 3 in the Round of 12, 3 of 7 in the Playoffs]
1) #20-Christopher Bell, 3062, +48
2) #00-Cole Custer, 3050, +36
3) #2-Tyler Reddick, 3044, +30
4) #22-Austin Cindric, 3017, +3
outside the top 4
5) #7-Justin Allgaier, 3014, -3
6) #98-Chase Briscoe, 3013, -4
7) #1-Michael Annett, 3009, -8
8) #9-Noah Gragson, 3005, -12
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings:
[after Dover, before points reset]
1) #00-Cole Custer, 2188
2) #22-Austin Cindric, 2163
3) #7-Justin Allgaier, 2157
4) #20-Christopher Bell, 2155
5) #98-Chase Briscoe, 2141
6) #2-Tyler Reddick, 2139
7) #9-Noah Gragson, 2130
8) #1-Michael Annett, 2107
eliminated from the playoffs
9) #23-John Hunter Nemechek, 2097
10) #11-Justin Haley, 2076
11) #39-Ryan Sieg, 2067
12) #19-Brandon Jones, 2063
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES

#98-Chase Briscoe won the Busch pole for the Drive Sober 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway with a speed of 157.246mph his second pole of 2019, first at Dover and second of his career.
#22-Austin Cindric will start 2nd followed by #00-Cole Custer, #2-Tyler Reddick, #18-Harrison Burton, #20-Christopher Bell, #9-Noah Gragson, #7-Justin Allgaier, #19-Brandon Jones, and #8-Zane Smith.
Driver(s) who will miss the race: none as 38 were entered for 38 spots.
See qualifying results on the Qualifying results page (pdf) and the complete starting lineup on the Starting Lineup page (pdf).(10-5-2019)
UPDATE: Pole-sitter #98-Chase Briscoe will drop to the rear at the start for an unapproved adjustment, and #5-Michael Annett, who sits in the final points transfer spot entering the race, will drop to the rear for an engine change.

Dover International Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Chase Briscoe # (P) won the Pole Award for the 34th Annual Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200 with a lap of 22.894 seconds, 157.246 mph.
This is his second pole in 46 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second pole and 21st top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in three races at Dover International Speedway.
Austin Cindric (P) (second) posted his 25th top-10 start of 2019 and his fourth in four races at Dover International Speedway.
Cole Custer (P) (third) posted his fourth top-10 start at Dover International Speedway.
It is his 23rd in 29 races this season.
Chase Briscoe (P) (first) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Statistics)(10-5-2019)

Happy Hour (final) practice for the Drive Sober 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#00-Custer 151.292
#98-Briscoe 150.558
#18-Burton 150.521
#9-Gragson 150.194
#7-Allgaier 150.156
Slowest: #53-Weatherman 142.208 & #74-Harmon 140.526
Most laps run: #9-Gragson, 75 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 16 drivers): #00-Custer 149.737mph.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Happy Hour Practice speeds page (pdf).(10-4-2019)

First practice for the Drive Sober 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#98-Briscoe 152.394
#20-Bell 151.656
#2-Reddick 151.649
#00-Custer 151.560
#7-Allgaier 151.407
Slowest: #52-Starr 144.532
Most laps run: #8-Zane Smith, 39 laps
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 3 drivers): #86-Brown 133.359mph.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the First Practice speeds page (pdf).(10-4-2019)

Entry List for the Drive Sober 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway is posted, 37 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since only 37 cars are entered, all drivers will make the race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)


TIRE NOTES & FACTS

Goodyear Fast Facts — Dover