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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Atlanta Spring Race Page

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Time: 5:00pm/et
Laps: 163 - Stages: 40/40/83
TV: FS1 -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Justin Allgaier Turns Season Around at Atlanta: When Martin Truex Jr. made his only serious mistake on Saturday afternoon, Justin Allgaier took full advantage. (Read More)(3-20-2021)

#7-Justin Allgaier held off #54-Martin Truex Jr. over the final run of Saturday’s EchoPark 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to win his first race of the season. Truex led a race-high 103 laps en route to his runner-up finish, in his first Xfinity race in 11 years. #20-Harrison Burton, #9-Noah Gragson and #16-AJ Allmendinger rounded out the top five.
#98-Riley Herbst, #1-Michael Annett, #11-Justin Haley, #18-Daniel Hemric and #39-Ryan Sieg made up the rest of the top 10.
#54-Truex swept the first two stages. It’s the fourth consecutive race at Atlanta that the same driver won each of the first two stages.
There were six lead changed among five drivers, with seven cautions for 37 laps.
The average speed of the race was 115.117mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Atlanta paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Atlanta:
Justin Allgaier won the 30th Annual EchoPark 250, his 15th victory in 345 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in 11 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his first top-10 finish in 2021.
Harrison Burton (third) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Ryan Vargas (31st) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(3-20-2021)

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Atlanta (Race 6 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (2 wins) 277 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (1 win) 194, -83
3) Myatt Snider (1 win) 179, -98
4) Justin Allgaier (1 win) 171, -106
5) Daniel Hemric 231, -46
6) Harrison Burton 212, -65
7) Justin Haley 193, -84
8) Jeb Burton 187, -90
9) Jeremy Clements 165, -112
10) Brandon Jones 155, -122
11) Brandon Brown 142, -135
12) Riley Herbst 135, -142
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #16-AJ Allmendinger for multiple inspection failures, #13-Chad Finchum and #61-David Starr for driver changes.

Pit Stall Selections

#22-Austin Cindric will start on the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. #10-Jeb Burton will start alongside on the front row. #16-AJ Allmendinger, #68-Brandon Brown and #20-Harrison Burton round out the top five. #7-Justin Allgaier, #98-Riley Herbst, #02-Brett Moffitt, #2-Myatt Snider and #51-Jeremy Clements make up the remainder of the top 10.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete starting order on the EchoPark 250 starting lineup page.
See the complete EchoPark 250 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the EchoPark 250 at Atlanta is posted. There are 43 entries for 40 spots.
#03-Andy Lally, #31-Jordan Anderson and #77-Ronnie Bassett Jr. will not compete in the event. Meanwhile, #54-Martin Truex Jr. will make his first start in 11 years. #99-Mason Massey will make his season debut with BJ McLeod Motorsports.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page .

2021 EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway Xfinity Series TandemDraft Stats 

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, March 19
7:30 AM 7:30 PM EVENT OPERATIONS SET-UP (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)
4:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
4:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Saturday, March 20
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
8:00 AM 10:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
10:00 AM 4:00 PM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
10:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
4:40 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
4:45 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
5:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 40/80/163 LAPS = 251.02 MILES)
5:30 PM Approx NCWTS HAULERS EXIT
7:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT