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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Atlanta Summer Race Page

Saturday, July 10, 2021
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Time: 3:30pm/et
Laps: 163 - Stages: 40/40/83
TV: NBCSN -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Kyle Busch Goes Perfect in Xfinity Series in 2021; 5 for 5: Kyle Busch earned his record 102nd NASCAR Xfinity Series race victory Saturday afternoon in the Credit Karma Money 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway – taking the checkered flag in overtime to top a perfect 5-for-5 record in Xfinity starts this season.(Read more)(7-10-2021)

On a restart with six laps to go, #54-Kyle Busch got into the rear of his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate #18-Daniel Hemric and Hemric turned sideways. That’s all Busch needed in order to win the Credit Karma Money 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his fifth Xfinity Series win in as many starts this season.
#10-Jeb Burton rebounded from running outside the top 10 for the majority of the race to finish second. #9-Noah Gragson, #11-Justin Haley and #23-Ty Dillon rounded out the top five.
Another Out Motorsports car, #02-Brett Moffitt, finished sixth. #7-Justin Allgaier, #51-Jeremy Clements, #8-Sam Mayer and #22-Austin Cindric made up the rest of the top 10.
Busch swept all three stages. If his Xfinity career is indeed complete, he ends it with 102 victories, 225 top-five and 263 top-10 finishes in 362 starts.
There were 16 lead changes among nine drivers and 10 cautions for 43 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 109.032 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Atlanta Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Atlanta:
Kyle Busch won the Inaugural Credit Karma Money 250, his 102nd victory in 363 Xfinity Series races.
This is his fifth victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his third victory and 11th top-10 finish in 14 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jeb Burton (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his 11th top-10 finish in 2021.
Noah Gragson (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in four races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Sam Mayer (ninth) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(7-10-2021)

Xfinity Series Standings after Atlanta (Race 18 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (4 wins) 748 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (2 wins) 674, -74
3) Justin Allgaier (2 wins) 607, -141
4) Jeb Burton (1 win) 559, -189
5) Myatt Snider (1 win) 396, -352
6) Daniel Hemric 636, -112
7) Harrison Burton 572, -176
8) Justin Haley 537, -211
9) Noah Gragson 519, -229
10) Brandon Jones 488, -260
11) Michael Annett 450, -298
12) Jeremy Clements 445, -303
Currently Outside Playoffs:
Riley Herbst 391, -54 (form cutoff)
Brandon Brown 389, -56
Ryan Sieg 351, -94
Alex Labbe 308, -137
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #1-Austin Dillon. Dillon replaced Michael Annett, who sat the race out with a leg injury.

Pit Stall Selections

Looking to go five for five this season, #54-Kyle Busch will start from the pole for Saturday’s Credit Karma Money 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate #18-Daniel Hemric will start second. #16-AJ Allmendinger, #22-Austin Cindric and #20-Harrison Burton round out the top five.
Coming off his first top-five finish of the season, #1-Michael Annett will start sixth. #11-Justin Haley, #7-Justin Allgaier, #9-Noah Gragson and #98-Riley Herbst make up the rest of the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: Based on points, #13-Timmy Hill failed to make the show.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Credit Karma Money 250 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Credit Karma Money 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway is posted, with 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed. Based on points, #13-Timmy Hill won’t be able to race on Saturday.
Notables: #23-Ty Dillon, #26-Santino Ferrucci, #31-Josh Berry, #54-Kyle Busch, #66-CJ McLaughlin, #90-Ronnie Bassett Jr. and #99-Mason Massey.
See the full entry list on the Credit Karma Money 250 entry list page.

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, July 9
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)
6:00 PM 8:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Saturday, July 10
9:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
10:00 AM 3:30 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
1:30 PM TRACK SERVICES MEETING (BACKSTRETCH COMPOUND)
2:00 PM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS
2:55 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
3:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 40/80/163 LAPS = 251.02 MILES)
6:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT