NASCAR XFINITY Series Race #9 of 33
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 1:19pm/et
Laps/Stages: 113 laps total. Stages end on laps: 25/50/113
TELEVISION / RADIO / STREAMING
Television Coverage: Time 1:00pm/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)
On track schedule
Friday, April 26, 12:35-1:25pm/et, TV-None;
Friday, April 26, 2:35-3:25pm/et, TV-None.
Saturday, April 27 at 10:10am/et, TV-FS1.
Complete Event Schedule (times local to the track)
Thursday, April 25
9:00 AM-11:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
12:00 PM-6:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
Friday, April 26
10:30 AM-7:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPENS
11:00 AM NXS ROOKIE MEETING & RANDOM DRAWING
11:35 AM-12:25 PM NXS 1ST PRACTICE
1:35 PM-2:25 PM NXS FINAL PRACTICE
Saturday, April 27
8:00 AM NXS, MENCS SPOTTERS MEETING (DRIVERS MEETING ROOM)
9:10 AM (10:10 AM/ET) NXS QUALIFYING (SINGLE VEHICLE / TWO ROUNDS)
11:00 AM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (DRIVERS MEETING ROOM)
11:30 AM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
12:00 PM (1:00 PM) NXS RACE (STAGES 25/50/113 LAPS = 300.58 MILES)
NXS = NASCAR XFINITY Series
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Links to race, practice, qualifying results (in pdf): (will be added as available)
Cumlative Race Report
Practice 2 Speeds
Practice 1 Speeds
Latest / Final Entry List
Preliminary Entry List
Tyler Reddick overcomes adversity for Talladega Xfinity win: Tyler Reddick overcame a pit road speeding penalty and damage to the right side of his No. 2 Chevrolet to win Saturday’s MoneyLion 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. With the right side of his Richard Childress Racing Chevy heavily taped after a brush with the outside wall, Reddick crossed the finish line at the end of a two-lap closing dash .127 seconds ahead of runner-up Gray Gaulding, who drove his No. 08 Chevrolet to the first top-10 finish of his career.[More](4-27-2019)
#2-Tyler Reddick won the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The win is his 1st win of 2019, 1st XFINITY win at Talladega and 4th career win.
#08-Gray Gaulding finished 2nd (career-best) followed by #20-Christopher Bell, #98-Chase Briscoe, #22-Austin Cindric, #23-John Hunter Nemechek, #11-Justin Haley, #36-Josh Williams (career-best), #4-Landon Cassill, and #17-Chris Cockrum (career-best).
Pole winner #1-Michael Annett was caught in an accident with 18 laps remaining and finished 31st.
Stage 1 was won by #2-Reddick.
Stage 2 was won by #9-Gragson.
There were 16 lead changes among 10 drivers and 8 cautions for 34 yellow flag laps. There was one red flag for track cleanup with 4 laps remaining.
The average speed of the race was: 126.976mph.
See race details at:
Race Results (pdf)
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Race Fast Facts – Talladega Superspeedway
Tyler Reddick won the 28th Annual MoneyLion 300, his fourth victory in 60 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and eighth top-10 finish in 2019.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in three races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Gray Gaulding (second) posted a top-10 finish in his first race at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his first top-10 finish in 2019.
Christopher Bell (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Chase Briscoe (fourth) was the highest finishing rookie.
Tyler Reddick leads the point standings by 32 points over Christopher Bell.
(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(4-27-2019)
2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Talladega:
#20-Christopher Bell [2 wins]
#00-Cole Custer [2 wins]
#2-Tyler Reddick [1 win] 413 (points leader)
#1-Michael Annett [1 win]
#22-Austin Cindric, 339, -74
#7-Justin Allgaier, 298, -115
#23-John Hunter Nemechek, 295, -118
#98-Chase Briscoe, 295, -118
#39-Ryan Sieg, 289, -124
#9-Noah Gragson, 284, -129
#11-Justin Haley, 273, -140
#19-Brandon Jones, 250, -163
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings
#1-Michael Annett won the Busch pole for the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedwaywith speed of 189.264mph for his 1st pole of 2019, 1st at Talladega and 1st of his career.
#2-Tyler Reddick will start 2nd followed by #10-Ross Chastain, #39-Ryan Sieg, #11-Justin Haley, #9-Brett Moffitt, #18-Jeffrey Earnhardt, #08-Gray Gaulding, #98-Chase Briscoe and #20-Christopher Bell.
Driver(s) who will miss the race: none as 37 were entered for 38 spots.
See round-by-round qualifying results on the Qualifying results page (pdf) and the complete starting lineup on the Starting Lineup page (pdf).(4-27-2019)
Talladega Superspeedway- Qualifying Fast Facts:
Michael Annett won the Pole Award for the 28th Annual MoneyLion 300 with a lap of 50.596 seconds, 189.264 mph.
This is his first pole in 238 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first pole and fifth top-10 start in 2019.
This is his first pole in seven races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Tyler Reddick (second) posted his seventh top-10 start of 2019 and his second in three races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ross Chastain (third) posted his first top-10 start at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his second in nine races this season.
Justin Haley (fifth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
Happy Hour (final) practice for the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedwayis over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #0-Smithley 181.991 & #13-Finchum 181.450mph.
Most laps run: #42-Tullman, 12 laps.
No drivers ran 10 consecutive laps.
Notes: Just 13 drivers were on track.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Happy Hour Practice speeds page (pdf).(4-26-2019)
First practice for the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedwayis over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top five, slowest and notes:
Slowest: #99-Ware 181.401 & #0-Smithley 180.884
Most laps run: #98-Briscoe, 17 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 13 drivers): #8-Moffitt 190.660
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the Second Practice speeds page (pdf).(4-26-2019)
Entry List for the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedwayis posted, 37 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since 37 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 Superspeedway Radials
Xfinity: 4 sets for the event
Left-side — D-4596;
Right-side — D-4752
Left-side — 2,233 mm (87.91 in.);
Right-side — 2,249 mm (88.54 in.)
Minimum Recommended Inflation:
Left Front — 29 psi; Left Rear – 29 psi;
Right Front — 50 psi; Right Rear — 48 psi
Notes – Xfinity cars return to Talladega on same tire set-up as 2018: While teams in both the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series will run the same right-side tire at Talladega this weekend, they will each run their own left-side tires . . . in Xfinity, this left-side tire code has been run at Talladega since May 2015, while this right-side tire code debuted in May 2018 . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Talladega . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.