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Indiana 250

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #25 of 33

Saturday, September 7, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:19pm/et
Laps/Stages: 100 laps total. Stages end on laps: 30/60/100


TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING

Television Coverage: Time 4:00pm/et, NBCSN and streamed at NBC Sports Live (available with participating TV provider login)
Radio Coverage (over the air and streaming): IMS Radio Network / SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR (available with subscription)


WEEKEND SCHEDULE

On track schedule

Practices:
Friday, September 6, 2:05-2:55pm/et, TV-NBCSN;
Friday, September 6, 4:05-4:55pm/et, TV-NBCSN.
Qualifying:
Saturday, September 7 at 12:05pm/et, TV-NBCSN.

Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)

Friday, September 6
8:00 AM-11:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
11:00 AM-7:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
1:05 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
2:05 PM-2:55 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
4:05 PM-4:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, September 7
8:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:05 PM NXS QUALIFYING IMPOUND (SINGLE VEHICLE / ONE LAP ALL POSITIONS)
1:05 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
2:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 30/60/100 LAPS = 250 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
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


RACE RUNDOWN….News & Links

Kyle Busch holds off Justin Allgaier to notch fourth Brickyard win: It was more of the same for Kyle Busch in Saturday’s Indiana 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but “more of the same” was anything but easy.Busch held off Justin Allgaier by .132 seconds during a five-lap run to the finish at the 2.5-mile track, but only after a hard crash that took out frontrunners Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick with seven laps left.With a strong short-run car, combined with his unquestioned prowess on restarts, Busch took control after the final restart to win for the fourth time at the Brickyard, the fourth time in seven starts this season and the 96th time in his career, extending his series record.[More](9-7-2019)

#18-Kyle Busch won the Indiana 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The win is his 4th XFINITY win of 2019, 4th XFINITY win at Indianapolis and 96th career win. Busch started from the pole and led 47 of the 100 laps.
#7-Allgaier finished 2nd followed by #9-Gragson, #8-Burton, #11-Haley, #19-Jones, #00-Custer, #98-Briscoe, #61-Hill, and #39-Sieg.
Stage 1 was won by #19-Jones. Stage 2 was won by #7-Allgaier.
There were 14 lead changes among 7 drivers and 8 cautions for 31 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 114.199mph.
See race details at:
Race Results (pdf), Drivers Points, Owners Points, <HREF=”https://www.jayski.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2019/09/2019-25nxs-cumulative.pdf”>Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Indianapolis:
Kyle Busch(i) won the 8th Annual Indiana 250, his 96th victory (series-most) in 352 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his fourth victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his fourth victory (series-most) and fifth top-10 finish in seven races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (second) posted his third top-10 finish in six races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It is his 17th top-10 finish in 2019.
Noah Gragson # (third) posted his first top-10 finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Noah Gragson (third) was the highest finishing rookie.
Tyler Reddick leads the point standings by 50 points over Christopher Bell.
This is Kyle Busch’s 37th win from the pole in the NASCAR Xfinity Series – series-most.
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(9-7-2019)

2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Indianapolis:
1 race until the playoffs start
1) #20-Christopher Bell [6 wins]
2) #00-Cole Custer [6 wins]
3) #2-Tyler Reddick [4 wins] 1078 (points leader)
4) #22-Austin Cindric [2 wins]
5) #98-Chase Briscoe [1 win]
6) #1-Michael Annett [1 win]
have clinched a playoff spot on points:
7) #7-Justin Allgaier, 940
8) #9-Noah Gragson, 843
9) #11-Justin Haley, 770
have not yet clinched a playoff spot:
10) #19-Brandon Jones, 716
11) #23-John Hunter Nemechek, 688
12) #39-Ryan Sieg, 676
Note: For one of the drivers not locked into the playoffs to fall out, there must be a new winner at Las Vegas. Then the driver 12th in points would be out.
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES

#18-Kyle Busch won the Busch pole for the Indiana 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a speed of 168.397mph his second pole of 2019, a series-leading fifth at Indianapolis and 67th of his career.
#19-Brandon Jones will start 2nd followed by #20-Christopher Bell, #2-Tyler Reddick, #23-John Hunter Nemechek, #22-Austin Cindric, #11-Justin Haley, #7-Justin Allgaier, #98-Chase Briscoe and #39-Ryan Sieg.
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).(9-7-2019)

Indianapolis – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Kyle Busch(i) won the Pole Award for the 8th Annual Indiana 250 with a lap of 53.445 seconds, 168.397 mph.
This is his 67th pole in 352 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second pole and seventh top-10 start in 2019.
This is his fifth pole in seven races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – series-most.
Brandon Jones (second) posted his 17th top-10 start of 2019 and his first in four races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Christopher Bell (third) posted his second top-10 start at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It is his 23rd in 25 races this season. John Hunter Nemechek (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Statistics)(9-7-2019)

Happy Hour (final) practice for the Indiana 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#11-Haley 168.227
#2-Reddick 168.199
#18-Jones 168.196
#10-Dillon 167.713
#18-Busch 167.710
Slowest: #74-Harmon 152.486 & #89-Shepherd 152.284mph.
Most laps run: #2-Reddick, 34 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 13 drivers): #19-Jones 166.151mph.
Notes: #1-Annett had the rear bumper cover ripped off the car after contact from #74-Harmon. The team will repair the car.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Happy Hour Practice speeds page (pdf).(9-6-2019)

First practice for the Indiana 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#20-Bell 168.218
#19-Jones 168.215
#18-Busch 167.782
#1-Annett 167.682
#39-Sieg 167.635
Slowest: #74-Harmon 151.513 & #89-Shepherd 142.416 mph.
Most laps run: #9-Gragson, 25 laps.
No drivers ran 10 or more consecutive laps.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the First Practice speeds page (pdf).(9-6-2019)

Entry List for the Indiana 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is posted, 38 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since 38 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 — Indianapolis