Go Bowling 250
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #27 of 33
Friday, September 20, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 7:44pm/et
Laps/Stages: 250 laps total. Stages end on laps: 75/150/250
TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING
Television Coverage: Time 7:30pm/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, September 20, 9:35-10:55am/et, TV-NBCSN.
Friday, September 20 at 4:35pm/et, TV-NBC Sports Live at 4:30pm/et, then NBCSN at 5:00pm/et.
Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)
Thursday, September 19
12:00 PM-1:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
Friday, September 20
8:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
8:30 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
9:35 AM-10:55 AM NXS FINAL PRACTICE
4:35 PM NXS QUALIFYING IMPOUND (SINGLE VEHICLE / TWO LAPS ALL POSITIONS)
5:45 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
7:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
7:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 75/150/250 LAPS = 187.5 MILES)
NXS = NASCAR XFINITY Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Cumulative Race Report
Practice 1 Speeds
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
Weekend at-track schedule (pdf)
Christopher Bell makes emphatic statement with Richmond Xfinity win: Eager to add a NASCAR Xfinity Series championship to his resume in perhaps his final season in the series, Christopher Bell made an emphatic statement in Friday night’s Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway. Bell swept the first two stages of the series Playoff opener—bringing his total of stage wins to 17—and led a career-best 238 laps in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs racing Toyota, winning for the seventh time this season, the third time in five starts at the .75-mile short track and the 15th time in his career. [More](9-20-2019)
#20-Christopher Bell won the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway. The win is his 7th win of 2019, 3rd XFINITY win at Richmond and 15th career win. He dominated the race, leading 238 of the 250 laps and winning both stages. The win locks him into the Round of 8 in the Playoffs.
Pole winner #22-Cindric finished 2nd followed by #00-Custer, #7-Allgaier, #98-Briscoe, #18-Burton, #9-Gragson, #8-Smith, #1-Annett, and #2-Reddick.
There were 4 lead changes among 3 drivers and 5 cautions for 31 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 95.935mph.
See race details at: Race Results (pdf), Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.
Race Fast Facts – Richmond Raceway
Christopher Bell (P) won the 39th Annual Go Bowling 250, his 15th victory in 68 Xfinity Series races.
This is his seventh victory and 19th top-10 finish in 2019.
With the win, Bell advances to the next round of the Playoffs.
This is his third victory and fourth top-10 finish in five races at Richmond Raceway.
Bell led 238 laps, a career high. His previous high was 234 at Iowa Speedway earlier this season (July 27).
Austin Cindric (P) (second) posted his third top-10 finish in four races at Richmond Raceway. It is his 19th top-10 finish in 2019.
Cole Custer (P) (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in seven races at Richmond Raceway.
Chase Briscoe (P) (fifth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Christopher Bell (P) leads the point standings by 22 points over Cole Custer (P).
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(9-20-2019)
2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings:
[after Richmond – race 1 of 3 in the Round of 12, 1 of 7 in the Playoffs]
1) #20-Christopher Bell, 2115 [1 win in Round of 12]
2) #00-Cole Custer, 2093
3) #2-Tyler Reddick, 2071
4) #22-Austin Cindric, 2067
5) #7-Justin Allgaier, 2054
6) #1-Michael Annett, 2051
7) #98-Chase Briscoe, 2050
8) #9-Noah Gragson, 2048
outside the top 8
9) #19-Brandon Jones, 2033, -15
10) #39-Ryan Sieg, 2029, -19
11) #11-Justin Haley, 2028, -20
12) #23-John Hunter Nemechek, 2027, -21
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings
QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES
#22-Austin Cindric won the Busch pole for the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway with a speed of 118.901mph for his 4th pole of 2019, 1st at Richmond and 7th of his career.
#7-Allgaier will start 2nd followed by #2-Reddick, #20-Bell, #98-Briscoe, #18-Burton, #11-Haley, #9-Gragson, #08-Gaulding, and #1-Annett.
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).(9-20-2019)
Richmond Raceway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Austin Cindric (P) won the Pole Award for the 39th Annual Go Bowling 250 with a lap of 22.708 seconds, 118.901 mph.
This is his seventh pole in 61 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his fourth pole and 23rd top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in four races at Richmond Raceway.
Justin Allgaier (P) (second) posted his 22nd top-10 start of 2019 and his 11th in 18 races at Richmond Raceway.
Tyler Reddick (P) (third) posted his third top-10 start at Richmond Raceway. It is his 22nd in 27 races this season.
Chase Briscoe (P) (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie
Happy Hour (final) practice for the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway is over, after 80 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #38-McLaughlin 112.961 & #13-Mullis 110.488mph.
Most laps run: #21-Graf, Jr., 106 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 24 drivers): #18-Burton 118.644mph.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the First Practice speeds page (pdf).(9-20-2019)
Entry List for the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway is posted, 38 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since only 38 cars are entered, all drivers will make the race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)
TIRE NOTES & FACTS
Posted when available.