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Allied Steel Buildings 200

Dover International Speedway
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #10 of 33

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 1:46pm/et
Laps/Stages: 200 laps total. Stages end on laps: 45/90/200


TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING

Television Coverage: Time 1:30pm/et, FS1 and FOX Sports GO streaming (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, May 3, 12:05-12:55pm/et, NASCAR.com streaming;
Friday, May 3, 2:30-3:20pm/et, NASCAR.com streaming.
Qualifying:
Ssturday, May 4 at 10:10am/et, TV-FS1.

Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)

Thursday, May 2
5:15 PM 8:15 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Friday, May 3
9:00 AM-5:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:00 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
12:05 PM-12:55 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
2:30 PM-3:20 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE

Saturday, May 4
6:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPENS
10:10 AM NXS QUALIFYING (MULTI-VEHICLE / THREE ROUNDS)
11:45 AM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (NGOTS GARAGE AREA TENT)
1:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:30 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)
Race Results
Drivers Points
Owners Points
Cumlative 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

Quick pit stop launches Christopher Bell to $100,000 win at Dover: Christopher Bell won the battle that counted by a few feet—and that small victory launched him to his third NASCAR Xfinity Series triumph of the season in the Allied Steel Buildings 200 at Dover International Speedway. Bell’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was first off pit road after a Lap 155 stop under caution, narrowly beating Cole Custer, who had led the first 155 laps of Saturday’s race. The work of Bell’s pit crew proved decisive, as the 24-year-old from Norman, Okla., controlled the race through two more restarts and beat Justin Allgaier to the finish line by 1.745 seconds.[More](4-27-2019)

#20-Christoper Bell won the Allied Steel Buildings 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway and the Dash 4 Cash. The win is his 3rd win of 2019, 2nd XFINITY win at Dover and 11th career win.
#7-Justin Allgaier finished 2nd followed by #2-Tyler Reddick,#00-Cole Custer, #98-Chase Briscoe, #22-Austin Cindric, #19-Brandon Jones, #23-John Hunter Nemechek, #8-Zane Smith, and #1-Michael Annett.
Pole winner #00-Cole Custer.
Stage 1 and two were both won by pole winner #00-Cole Custer.
There were 3 lead changes among 3 drivers and 5 cautions for 29 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 110.159mph.
See race details at:
Race Results (pdf)
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Cumulative Report
Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Dover International Speedway
Christopher Bell won the 38th Annual Allied Steel Buildings 200, his 11th victory in 51 Xfinity Series races.
This is his third victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his second victory and third top-10 finish in three races at Dover International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (second) posted his 10th top-10 finish in 17 races at Dover International Speedway. It is his fifth top-10 finish in 2019.
Tyler Reddick (third) posted his second top-10 finish in four races at Dover International Speedway.
Chase Briscoe (fifth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Tyler Reddick leads the point standings by 23 points over Christopher Bell.
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(5-4-2019)

2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Dover:
#20-Christopher Bell [3 wins]
#00-Cole Custer [2 wins]
#2-Tyler Reddick [1 win] 462 (points leader)
#1-Michael Annett [1 win]
#22-Austin Cindric, 381, -81
#7-Justin Allgaier, 348, -114
#98-Chase Briscoe, 335, -127
#23-John Hunter Nemechek, 325, -137
#39-Ryan Sieg, 315, -147
#9-Noah Gragson, 304, -158
#11-Justin Haley, 294, -168
#19-Brandon Jones, 286, -176
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES

#00-Cole Custer won the Busch pole for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway with a speed of 157.329 for his 2nd pole of 2019, 1st at Dover and 8th of his career.
#7-Justin Allgaier will start 2nd followed by #22-Austin Cindric, #20-Christopher Bell, #2-Tyler Reddick, #8-Zane Smith, #98-Chase Briscoe, #19-Brandon Jones, #9-Noah Gragson, and #4-Ross Chastain.
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).(5-4-2019)

Dover International Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Cole Custer won the Pole Award for the 38th Annual Allied Steel Buildings 200 with a lap of 22.882 seconds, 157.329 mph.
This is his eighth pole in 81 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in five races at Dover International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (second) posted his eighth top-10 start of 2019 and his 10th in 17 races at Dover International Speedway.
Austin Cindric (third) posted his third top-10 start at Dover International Speedway. It is his seventh in ten races this season.
Chase Briscoe (seventh) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR Statistics)(5-4-2019)

Happy Hour (final) practice for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#22-Cindric 152.749
#18-Herbst 152.698
#11-Haley 152.659
#2-Reddick 152.297
#8-Smith 152.233
Slowest: #38-Green 142.518 & #64-Harmon 140.815mph
Most laps run: #21-Grala, 73 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 15 drivers): #00-Custer 151.101mph.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Happy Hour Practice speeds page (pdf).(5-3-2019)

First practice for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
#2-Reddick 155.918
#00-Custer 154.579
#21-Grala 154.540
#8-Smith 154.222

#22-Cindric 153.899
Slowest: #93-Bilicki 139.082 & #13-Jackson 139.028
Most laps run: #9-Gragson, 49 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 7 drivers): #7-Allgaier 152.030mph.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Second Practice speeds page (pdf).(5-3-2019)

Entry List for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Dover International 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

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

Set limits:
Cup: 3 sets for practice, 1 set for qualifying and 9 sets for the race;
Xfinity: 6 sets for the event;
Truck: 6 sets for the event

Tire Codes:
Left-side — D-4868;
Right-side — D-4872

Tire Circumference:
Left-side — 2,227 mm (87.68 in.);
Right-side — 2,250 mm (88.58 in.)

Minimum Recommended Inflation:
Left Front — 19 psi; Left Rear — 19 psi;
Right Front — 49 psi; Right Rear — 45 psi

Storyline – Corner speeds and loads to reach monstrous levels at Dover: Like Bristol, Dover is a high-speed, high-load track that features a concrete surface.  The right-side tire run there must withstand the loads generated and at the same time have a tread compound that will rubber-in the track surface.  With the new higher downforce settings and 750 horsepower engine package in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, corner speeds will be up at Dover, thus putting more demand on the tires.
“Like we saw at Bristol, Dover will provide quite the challenge for the Cup cars,” said Greg Stucker, Goodyear’s director of racing.  “This falling under the ‘short track’ category, with the high downforce and high horsepower settings, the Cup cars will be running extremely fast through the corners and putting an extreme amount of load on the tires.  Grip will be at a premium and we always put a priority on rubbering in the concrete surface, which we are able to do to an appropriate level with the compounds we bring to Dover.”

Notes – New tire set-up debuts for all three series at Dover: Teams in all three NASCAR series in action at Dover this weekend will run the same tire set-up . . . this is the first time any of these teams have run either of these two Goodyear tire codes . . . this set-up was confirmed at a tire test at Dover on April 9 . . . teams and drivers participating in that test were Richard Childress Racing with Austin Dillon, Chip Ganassi Racing with Kyle Larson and Roush-Fenway Racing with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. . . . compared to what was run at Dover last season, this set-up features construction updates on both sides of the car and, for Cup and Xfinity, a compound change on the left-side designed to match up better with the higher downforce package in Cup . . . Dover is unique among NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, in that inner liners are required on all four tire positions . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

Upcoming Tire Test – Chicagoland test delayed until next week due to weather: Originally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, Goodyear will now hold its tire test at Chicagoland Speedway next Tuesday and Wednesday (May 7-8) due to inclement weather in the Joliet, Ill., area . . . teams (drivers) scheduled to participate are Penske Racing (Brad Keselowski), Roush-Fenway Racing (Ryan Newman) and Wood Brothers Racing (Paul Menard).