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2020 NASCAR XFINITY Series Kentucky Race Page

Shady Rays 300
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - Kentucky Speedway
(Race replaces New Hampshire)
8:00pm/et
Laps: 134 - Stages: 30/60/134
TV: FS1 -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

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Weekend on-track schedule

Wednesday, July 8
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
3:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Thursday, July 9
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11:00 AM-1:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
1:00 PM-10:30 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 PM-7:30 PM NXS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (PIT ROAD)
7:50 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
8:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 30/60/134 LAPS = 201 MILES)

Friday, July 10
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
10:30 AM-7:30 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 PM-7:30 PM NXS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (PIT ROAD)
7:50 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
8:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 300 MILES)
11:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT

Race Rundown

Austin Cindric earns overtime victory at Kentucky: Austin Cindric won a two-lap overtime duel at Kentucky Speedway racing door-to-door with his good friend and former teammate Chase Briscoe to earn his career first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory on an oval track. Cindric, who led 41 laps on the night, ultimately finished .952-seconds ahead of rookie Riley Herbst and Ross Chastain to take the victory in Saturday’s Shady Rays 200 – the first of a doubleheader week that will include a second Xfinity Series Kentucky race, the Alsco 300 on Friday night. (Read More)(7-9-2020)

#22-Austin Cindric won the Shady Rays 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Kentucky Speedway in overtime on Thursday night. The win is his first win of the year, first at Kentucky and third career win.
#18-Riley Herbst finished 2nd followed by #10-Ross Chastain, #98-Chase Briscoe, #1-Michael Annett, #21-Anthony Alfredo, #11-Justin Haley, #47-Kyle Weatherman, #39-Ryan Sieg, and #02-Brett Moffitt.
Pole sitter #9-Noah Gragson won the opening two stages and finished 11th.
There were 6 lead changes among 4 drivers and 9 cautions for 40 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 109.759 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Kentucky:
Austin Cindric won the Shady Rays 200, his third victory in 81 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in three races at Kentucky Speedway.
Riley Herbst # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Kentucky Speedway. It is his
seventh top-10 finish in 2020.
Ross Chastain (third) posted his second top-10 finish in nine races at Kentucky Speedway.
Riley Herbst (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Chase Briscoe leads the point standings by 15 points over Noah Gragson
(NASCAR)(7-9-2020)

XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Kentucky:
1) #98-Chase Briscoe [5 wins], 597 pts
2) #9-Noah Gragson [2 wins], 581
3) #20-Harrison Burton [2 wins], 450
4) #22-Austin Cindric, [1 win], 552
5) #11- Justin Haley [1 win], 485
6) #19-Brandon Jones [1 win], 384
7) #10-Ross Chastain, 549, -48
8) #7-Justin Allgaier, 459, -138
9) #1-Michael Annett, 414, -183
10) #39-Ryan Sieg, 362, -235
11) #18-Riley Herbst, 339, -258
12) #93-Myatt Snider, 301, -296
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #74 & #99 – unapproved adjustments

Pit Stall Selections

#9-Noah Gragson will start from the pole for the Shady Rays 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
#10-Chastain starts second, followed by#8-Burton, #1-Annett, #20-Burton, #19-Jones, #98-Briscoe, #39-Sieg, #11-Haley, and #7-Allgaier.
The lineup was set based on a random draw.
See the complete Shady Rays 200 Starting Lineup(7-8-2020)

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Shady Rays 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Kentucky Speedway is posted, 36 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 36 cars are entered, all drivers will race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)

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