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2020 NASCAR XFINITY Series Richmond Race Page

Friday, September 11, 2020 - Richmond Raceway
8:00pm/et
Laps: 250 - Stages: 75/150/250
TV: NBCSN -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

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Weekend on-track schedule

Thursday, September 10
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
4:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Friday, September 11
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10:00 AM-12:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
12:00 PM-6:00 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
12:00 PM-11:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
6:50 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
7:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 75/150/250 LAPS = 187.5 MILES)
9:30 PM-11:30 PM BACKSTRETCH VEHICLE CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN

Saturday, September 12
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
6:00 AM-2:00 PM BACKSTRETCH VEHICLE CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:00 AM-1:00 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
7:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
9:00 AM-10:00 AM NXS HAULERS EXIT
2:20 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
2:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 75/150/250 LAPS = 187.5 MILES)
5:00 PM-7:00 PM BACKSTRETCH VEHICLE CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
5:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS ENTER PIT ROAD (EQUIPMENT LOADING)

Race Rundown

Allgaier holds off Haley for second Xfinity win of 2020: The veteran Justin Allgaier gave a master class in perseverance and fast cars Friday night winning the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway. It was the 34-year old Allgaier’s first career win in 19 tries at the three-quarter mile track and he finished .604-seconds ahead of a hard-charging 21-year old Justin Haley. The Xfinity Series all-time winningest driver, reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch finished third, 2.5-seconds behind Allgaier. The current Xfinity Series championship leader Austin Cindric won a stage and finished fourth – nearly eight-seconds behind the winner.[Read More](9-11-2020)

Paint Schemes

#7-Justin Allgaier won the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway Friday night. The win is his 2nd win of the year, 1st at Richmond, and 13th career win.
#11-Haley finished 2nd followed by #54-Busch, #22-Cindric, pole sitter #10-Chastain, #02-Moffitt, #1-Annett, #9-Gragson, #21-Grala, and #18-Herbst.
Allgaier led 78 laps on the night.  He took the lead for the final time with 28 laps remaining and never gave the lead back up.
Stage 1 was won by #22-Cindric. Stage 2 was won by #7-Allgaier.
There were 10 lead changes among 6 drivers and 5 cautions for 31 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 91.476mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Richmond:
Justin Allgaier won the Go Bowling 250, his 13th victory in 330 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second victory and 13th top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and ninth top-10 finish in 19 races at Richmond Raceway.
Justin Haley (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Richmond Raceway. It is his 15th top-10 finish in 2020.
Kyle Busch(i) (third) posted his 20th top-10 finish in 23 races at Richmond Raceway.
Riley Herbst (10th) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is the fourth victory for JR Motorsports at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (2014, 2015, 2016, 2020).
This was Chevrolet’s 26th victory at Richmond Raceway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series – series-most.
(NASCAR)(9-11-2020)

XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Richmond:
(2 races remain until the Playoffs begin)
1) #98-Chase Briscoe [6 wins], 986 pts
2) #22-Austin Cindric, [5 wins], 1053
3) #19-Brandon Jones [3 win], 729
4) #9-Noah Gragson [2 wins], 910
5) #11-Justin Haley [2 wins], 831
6) #7-Justin Allgaier [2 wins], 813
7) #20-Harrison Burton [2 wins], 810
8) #10-Ross Chastain, 960, -93 (in on points)
9) #1-Michael Annett, 734, -319 (in on points)
10) #18-Riley Herbst, 633, -420, +165 ahead of 13th
11) #39-Ryan Sieg, 592, -462, +124 ahead of 13th
12) #68-Brandon Brown, 511, -542, +43 ahead of 13th
Currently outside the playoffs:
13) #51-Jeremy Clements, 468, -585, -43 out of 12th
14) #93-Myatt Snider, 442, -611, -69 out of 12th
15) #92-Josh Williams, 423, -630, -88 out of 12th
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #5-Mills (unapproved adjustments), #07-Gase (driver change)

Pit Stall Selections

#10-Ross Chastain will start from the pole for the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway.
#19-Jones starts second, followed by #20-Burton, #9-Gragson, #98-Briscoe, #39-Sieg, #22-Cindric, #18-Herbst, #1-Annett, and #11-Haley.
The lineup was set by the new qualifying procedure, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Go Bowling 250 Starting Lineup.(9-9-2020)

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond Raceway is posted, 37 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 37 cars are entered, all drivers will race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf).

Past Richmond Races

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