Ford Ecoboost 300
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #33 of 33
Saturday, November 17, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:47pm/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)
On track schedule
Friday, November 15, 2:35-3:25pm/et, TV-NBCSN;
Friday, November 15, 5:35-6:25pm/et, TV-NBCSN.
Saturday, November 16 at 12:35pm/et, TV-NBCSN.
Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)
Thursday, November 14
5:00 PM-8:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
Friday, November 15
11:00 AM-9:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
1:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
2:35 PM-3:25 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
5:35 PM-6:25 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE
Saturday, November 16
8:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
12:35 PM NXS QUALIFYING IMPOUND (SINGLE VEHICLE / ONE LAP ALL POSITIONS)
1:45 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
3:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 300 MILES)
NXS = NASCAR XFINITY Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Post-race Penalty Report
Cumulative Race Report
Practice 1 Speeds
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
RACE RUNDOWN….News & Links
Tyler Reddick gets back-to-back titles with scintillating victory at Homestead-Miami: With his girlfriend expecting a baby, Tyler Reddick confessed on Thursday that he had practiced changing diapers on a pet cat. Now, after winning Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 and his second straight NASCAR Xfinity Series championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Reddick gets to name the baby. Finishing 1.038 seconds ahead of hard-charging Cole Custer, Reddick is the only driver to win consecutive titles in the series for two different car owners. The 23-year-old from Corning, Calif., won his first championship for JR Motorsports last year.[More](11-16-2019)
#2-Tyle Reddick won the Ford Ecoboost 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship. The win is his 6th win of 2019, 2nd at Homestead and 9th career win. He is the first driver to win back to back XFINITY championships with different teams.
#00-Custer finished 2nd followed by #98-Briscoe, #9-Gragson, #20-Bell, #23-Nemechek, #22-Cindric, #19-Jones, #8-Burton, and #18-Burton.
#2-Reddick started from the p0le and lead 85 laps. He took the lead from Custer with 19 laps remaining and won by just over a second.
#00-Custer had to pit on lap 61 with a loose right rear wheel. He lost a lap and fell to 32nd, but was able to get back on the lead lap at the end of stage 2. He moved back to the front and was able to battle for the lead during the late stages of the race.
#20-Bell lead 37 laps, but missed pit road during green flag pit stops with 40 laps to go and wasn’t able to recover. He finished 5th.
#7-Allgaier had to pit with 12 to go after he got in the wall and a tire went down. He finished 14th, a lap down.
#98-Briscoe is the 2019 XFINITY Series Rookie of the Year.
Stage 1 was won by #98-Briscoe. Stage 2 was won by #22-Cindric.
There were 15 lead changes among 6 drivers and 7 cautions for 35 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 118.564mph.
See race details at: Race Results (pdf), Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.
Where the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff drivers finished at Homestead:
#2-Tyler Reddick, 1st
#00-Cole Custer, 2nd
#20-Christopher Bell, 5th
#7-Justin Allgaier, 14th
XFINITY Championship Fast Facts:
Driver Champion: Tyler Reddick:
Tyler Reddick has won his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series championship; becoming the seventh different driver all-time to win back-to-back titles and the ninth to win multiple championships – the first in the series to do it with two different organizations (JR Motorsports, 2018; Richard Childress Racing, 2019).
Reddick is one of 29 different drivers to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series driver championship.
Reddick won the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the 2019 and 2018 titles.
Reddick made 33 starts this season posting six wins, 24 top fives, 27 top 10s and four poles.
In the Playoffs this season Reddick has posted one win, four top fives and five top 10s.
Reddick (Corning) is the second NASCAR Xfinity Series champion from the state of California joining Kevin Harvick from Bakersfield, who won the championship in 2001 and 2006.
Owner Champion: Richard Childress, Richard Childress Racing:
This is Richard Childress Racing’s fifth NASCAR Xfinity Series driver championship – Kevin Harvick (2001 and 2006), Clint Bowyer (2008), Austin Dillon (2013) and Tyler Reddick (2019) – series-most.
This is Richard Childress Racing’s fifth owner championship (2001, ’03, ’06, ’07 and ‘19); tying Joe Gibbs Racing for the series-most owner championships.
Owner Richard Childress fielded his first car in the series with driver Mike Dillon, the father of Austin and Ty Dillon, at Hickory Motor Speedway on April 15, 1995.
Richard Childress Racing has a total of 85 wins in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Crew Chief Champion: Randall Burnett:
This is Randall Burnett’s first career NASCAR Xfinity Series championship; his previous best finish in the series final standings was sixth last season with driver Matt Tifft.
Burnett is the 27th different crew chief to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series title.
Burnett has won six NASCAR Xfinity Series races all with driver Tyler Reddick this season.
Race Fast Facts – Homestead-Miami Speedway
Tyler Reddick (P) won the 25th Annual Ford EcoBoost 300, his ninth victory in 84 Xfinity Series races.
This is his sixth victory and 27th top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his second victory and third top-10 finish in three races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Cole Custer (P) (second) posted his third top-10 finish in four races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is his 24th top-10 finish in 2019.
Chase Briscoe # (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Chase Briscoe wins the 2019 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award.
Tyler Reddick wins the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship.
Chevrolet wins the NASCAR Xfinity Series manufacturers championship.
2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series final points standings:
#2-Tyler Reddick, 4040
#00-Cole Custer, 4035
#20-Christopher Bell, 4032
#7-Justin Allgaier, 4023
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings
QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES
#2-Tyler Reddick won the Busch pole for the Ford Ecoboost 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a speed of 167.069 for his 5th pole of 2019, 2nd at Homestead and 7th of his career.
#00-Custer will start 2nd followed by #22-Cindric, #19-Jones, #98-Briscoe, #23-Nemechek, #20-Bell, #11-Haley, #18-Burton, and #9-Gragson.
Championship contender #7-Allgaier will start 16th.
Driver(s) who will miss the race: #66-Earnhardt.
See qualifying results on the Qualifying results page (pdf) and the complete starting lineup on the Starting Lineup page (pdf).(11-16-2019)
Where the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff drivers will start at Homestead:
#2-Tyler Reddick, 1st
#00-Cole Custer, 2nd
#20-Christopher Bell, 7th
#7-Justin Allgaier, 16th
Homestead-Miami Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Tyler Reddick (P) won the Pole Award for the 25th Annual Ford EcoBoost 300 with a lap of 32.322 seconds, 167.069 mph.
This is his seventh pole in 84 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his fifth pole and 28th top-10 start in 2019.
This is his second pole in three races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Cole Custer (P) (second) posted his 27th top-10 start of 2019 and his third in four races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Austin Cindric (third) posted his second top-10 start at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is his 28th in 33 races this season.
Chase Briscoe (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
Happy Hour (final) practice for the Ford Ecoboost 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway was canceled due to rain.(11-15-2019)
First practice for the Ford Ecoboost 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is over, after a rain shortened 13 minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #15-Matthews 148.523 & #66-Earnhardt 143.175mph.
Most laps run: #1-Annett, 16 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 2 drivers): #98-Briscoe 158.166
Notes: #52-Starr and #7-Allgaier made slight contact early in the session. Allgaier had some fender damage. Practice was stopped 13 minutes in because of rain.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the First Practice speeds page (pdf).(11-15-2019)
Entry List for the Ford Ecoboost 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is posted, 39 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since 39 cars are entered, one driver will miss the race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)
TIRE NOTES & FACTS