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2020 NASCAR XFINITY Series Talladega Race Page

Unhinged 300
Saturday, June 20, 2020
(Rescheduled from Saturday, April 25, 2020)
Talladega Superspeedway
5:30pm/et
Laps: 113 - Stages: 25/50/113
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend on-track schedule

Times are Central Daylight Time.

Friday, June 19
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
2:30 PM-3:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (TELECONFERENCE)
4:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)
6:00 PM-8:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)

Saturday, June 20
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
8:00 AM-4:00 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
2:30 PM-4:00 PM NXS ENGINE PRIME & FINAL ADJUSTMENTS (NASCAR XFINITY SERIES GARAGE AREA)
4:20 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
4:30 PM (5:30 PM/ET) NXS RACE (STAGES 25/50/113 LAPS = 300.58 MILES)
8:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT

 

Race Rundown

Justin Haley, Ross Chastain win Talladega daily double for Kaulig Racing: On a banner day for Kaulig Racing at Talladega Superspeedway, Justin Haley got his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory and Ross Chastain got the cash. Haley, who doesn’t have a ride locked down for next year, beat teammate Chastain to the finish line by .299-seconds at the end of a three-lap dash in Saturday’s Unhinged 300 at the 2.66-mile track. Chastain collected the $100,000 Xfinity Dash 4 Cash bonus as the highest finisher among four eligible drivers—a week after teammate AJ Allmendinger claimed an identical cash prize with a fourth-place run at Homestead-Miami Speedway.[Read More](6-20-2020)

Paint Schemes

#11-Justin Haley won the Unhinged 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The win is his 1st career win.
#10-Chastain finished 2nd followed by #8-Burton, #22-Cindric, #02-Moffitt, #21-Alfredo, #16-Allmendinger, #07-Gaulding, #36-Labbe, and #9-Gragson.
Haley started from the pole and  led 16 laps but had to pass Jeb Burton on the final lap to get the win.
Chastain’s second place finish won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash over #16-Allmendinger, #19-Jones, and #98-Briscoe.
Stage 1 was won by #11-Haley. Stage 2 was won by #98-Briscoe.
There were 22 lead changes among 12 drivers and 6 cautions for 22 yellow flag laps. There were two red flags for track cleanup following accidents.
The average speed of the race was: 136.249mph.
See race details at: Race ResultsDrivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Talladega:
Justin Haley won the 29th Annual Unhinged 300 at Talladega Superspeedway, his first victory in 47 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ross Chastain (second) posted his first top-10 finish in six races at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his ninth top-10 finish in 2020. Chastain wins the Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus.
Jeb Burton (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Jesse Little (13th) was the highest finishing Sunoco rookie.
Justin Haley, Ross Chastain, Jeb Burton and Austin Cindric qualify for next week’s Dash 4 Cash at Pocono Raceway.
(NASCAR)(6-20-2020)

XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Talladega:
1) #98-Chase Briscoe [3 wins], 454 pts
2) #9-Noah Gragson [2 wins], 469
3) #20-Harrison Burton [2 wins], 399
4) #11- Justin Haley [1 win], 385
5) #19-Brandon Jones [1 win], 375
6) #22-Austin Cindric, 426, -43
7) #10-Ross Chastain, 422, -47
8) #7-Justin Allgaier, 337, -132
9) #1-Michael Annett, 296, -17
10) #39-Ryan Sieg, 273, -196
11) #18-Riley Herbst, 257, -212
12) #68-Brandon Brown, 250, -219
[Note: Hemric is not full time. He’s not eligible for the Playoffs]
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #8-Burton (failed pre-race inspection three times), #16-Allmendinger (failed pre-race inspection three times), #47-Viens (driver change), #99-Massey (unapproved adjustments)

Pit Stall Selections

#11-Justin Haley will start from the pole for the Unhinged 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
#1-Annett starts second, followed by #39-Sieg, #98-Briscoe, #9-Gragson, #19-Jones, #22-Cindric, #8-Burton, #10-Chastain, and #21-Alfredo.
The lineup was set based on a random draw.
See the complete Unhinged 300 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

The Entry List for the Unhinged 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega Superspeedway is posted, 39 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 39 cars are entered, no drivers will miss race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf)

Goodyear Tire Notes

Pit selection:

  • Order based on finishing position from the June 14 race at Homestead, followed by new entries in order of points.

Starting lineup:

  • Positions 1 – 12: The first 12 NXS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up Eligibility will be assigned starting positions 1st – 12th using a random draw.
  • Positions 12 – 24: The next 12 NXS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up eligibility will be assigned starting positions 12th- 24th using a random draw.
  • Starting positions 25 – 36: The next 12 NXS Teams based on the Adverse Conditions Line Up eligibility will be assigned starting positions 25th -36th using a random draw.
  • Any vehicles that are eligible for the Event in position 37th – 40th will be assigned starting positions based on their order of eligibility.

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