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CTECH Manufacturing 180

Road America
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #23 of 33

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:21pm/et
Laps/Stages: 45 laps total. Stages end on laps: 10/20/45


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, August 23, 1:35-2:25pm/et, TV-NBC Sports Live;
Friday, August 23, 3:35-4:55pm/et, TV-NBC Sports Live.

Qualifying:
Saturday, August 24 at 11:40am/et, TV-NBC Sports Live (tape delayed at 1:30pm/et on NBCSN).

Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)

Thursday, August 22
5:30 PM-8:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD

Friday, August 23
9:30 AM-6:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:30 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
12:35 PM-1:25 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
2:35 PM-3:55 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, August 24
7:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
10:40 AM (11:40 AM/ET) NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / TWO ROUNDS)
12:35 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ROAD AMERICA CENTER)
1:30 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
2:00 PM (3:00 PM/ET) NXS RACE (STAGES 10/20/45 LAPS = 182.16 MILES )

NXS = NASCAR XFINITY Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE


Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Post-race Penalties
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

Christopher Bell delivers for first road course win at Road America: In a two-lap shootout in Saturday afternoon’s CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America, Christopher Bell checked out from the competition to claim his sixth NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season. Bell found himself battling the best of the best when it comes to road course racing in NASCAR inside the final laps of the race between AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric, but when Gray Gaulding went into the gravel in Turn 1, the full-course caution waved setting up an eight-mile dash to the finish. “Man, I’m honestly in shock,” Bell said. “I really butchered qualifying and tore the crap out of the left-front. I felt like once we got in the race there, we’d be able to drive by those guys. Instead, they dropped the green flag and they were driving by me. That wasn’t much fun.[More](8-24-2019)

#20-Christoper Behll won the CTECH Manufacturing 180 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America. The win is his 6th win of 2019, 1st XFINITY win at Road America and 14th career win.
#22-Cindric finished 2nd followed by #2-Reddick, #9-Gragson, #21-Grala, #11-Haley, #98-Briscoe, #51-Clements, #7-Allgaier, and #00-Custer.
Pole winner #10-Allmendinger was running 2nd on the final restart, with two laps to go, but was knocked off course fell back, ran into more trouble and had to pit before the end. He finished 24th.
Stage 1 was won by #10-Allmendinger. Stage 2 was won by #98-Briscoe.
There were 8 lead changes among 6 drivers and 4 cautions for 8 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 83.031mph.
See race details at:
Race Results (pdf)
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Cumulative Report
Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Road America
Christopher Bell won the 10th Annual CTECH Manufacturing 180, his 14th victory in 64 Xfinity Series races.
This is his sixth victory and 16th top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in three races at Road America.
Austin Cindric (second) posted his first top-10 finish in three races at Road America. It is his 17th top10 finish in 2019.
Tyler Reddick (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Road America.
Noah Gragson (fourth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Tyler Reddick leads the point standings by 45 points over Christopher Bell.
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(8-24-2019)

2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Road America:
3 races until the playoffs start
1) #20-Christopher Bell [6 wins]
2) #00-Cole Custer [5 wins]
3) #2-Tyler Reddick [4 wins] 1009 (points leader)
4) #22-Austin Cindric [2 wins]
5) #98-Chase Briscoe [1 win]
6) #1-Michael Annett [1 win]
7) #7-Justin Allgaier, 847, -162
8) #9-Noah Gragson, 771, -238
9) #11-Justin Haley, 707, -302
10) #23-John Hunter Nemechek, 666, -343
11) #19-Brandon Jones, 633, -376 (157 points ahead)
12) #39-Ryan Sieg, 624, -385 (118 points ahead of 13th)
currently outside the playoffs:
13) #08-Gray Gaulding, 506, -503 (118 points out of 12th)
14) #51-Jeremy Clements, 493, -516 (131 points out)
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES

#10-A.J. Allmendinger won the Busch pole for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America with a speed of 109.792mph for his 1st pole of 2019, 2nd at Road America and 2nd of his career. He won from the pole at Road America in 2013.
#18-DiBenedetto will start 2nd followed by #22-Cindric, #00-Custer, #9-Gragson, #2-Reddick, #11-Haley, #7-Allgaier, #51-Clements, and #98-Briscoe.
#18-DiBenedetto was fastest in the first round of qualifying.
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).(8-24-2019)

Road America – Qualifying Fast Facts:
AJ Allmendinger won the Pole Award for the 10th Annual CTECH Manufacturing 180 with a lap of 132.731 seconds, 109.792 mph.
This is his second pole in 15 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first pole and fourth top-10 start in 2019.
This is his second pole in two races at Road America.
Matt DiBenedetto (second) posted his first top-10 start of 2019 and his first in four races at Road America.
Austin Cindric (third) posted his third top-10 start at Road America. It is his 19th in 23 races this season.
Noah Gragson (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie
(NASCAR Statistics)(8-24-2019)

Happy Hour (final) practice for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America is over, after 80 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#20-Bell 108.562
#18-DiBenedetto 108.106
#10-Allmendinger 108.091
#11-Haley 107.927
#00-Custer 107.895
Slowest: #5-Miller 97.450 & #61-Karth 94.995mph
Most laps run: #98-Briscoe, 19 laps
No driver ran 10 or more consecutive laps.  The fastest 5 lap average was #10-Allmendinger with a lap time of 2:16.118.
Notes: #19-Brandon Jones will have to go to a backup car after an accident.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Happy Hour Practice speeds page (pdf).(8-23-2019)

First practice for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#20-Bell 108.559
#7-Allgaier 108.530
#22-Cindric 108.346
#18-DiBenedetto 108.139
#10-Allmendinger 107.967
Slowest: #35-Gase 100.420 & #15-McLeod 100.299mph.
Most laps run: #98-Briscoe, 14 laps.
No driver ran 10 or more consecutive laps.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Second Practice speeds page (pdf).(8-23-2019)

Entry List for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America is posted, 39 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #18-Matt DiBenedetto, #43-Preston Pardus, #99-Loris Hezemans.
Since only 39 cars are entered, one driver will miss the race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)


TIRE NOTES & FACTS

Goodyear Fast Facts — Road America / CTMP