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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Daytona Summer Race Page

Friday, August 27, 2021
Daytona International Speedway
Time: 7:30pm/et
Laps: 100 - Stages: 30/30/40
TV: NBCSN -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Justin Haley Wins Another Superspeedway Race, Makes Last Lap Pass at Daytona: Coming to the checkered flag, Justin Haley nudged his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet just ahead of his teammates A.J. Allmendinger and Jeb Burton in a thrilling three-wide finish in the Wawa 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. (Read more)(8-28-2021)

Making a last-lap pass on his Kaulig Racing teammates, #11-Justin Haley won the Wawa 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway. It’s Haley’s fourth career victory, all coming on superspeedways over the last two years. The win is Haley’s first of the season.
#16-AJ Allmendinger finished second, but took the regular season championship lead. #7-Justin Allgaier ended the race in third, with #10-Jeb Burton and #18-Daniel Hemric rounding out the top five.
#54-Christopher Bell, #9-Noah Gragson, #2-Myatt Snider, #20-Harrison Burton and #98-Riley Herbst made up the rest of the top 10.
Kaulig Racing swept all three stages, with Haley winning the first and third stages. Burton won the second stage.
There were 17 lead changes among eight drivers and seven cautions for 29 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 121.753 mph.
Saturday’s race was scheduled to run on Friday evening, but was derailed by rain 19 laps in.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Daytona Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Daytona:
Justin Haley won the 20th Annual Wawa 250, his fourth victory in 91 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and 15th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his second victory and fourth top-10 finish in seven races at Daytona International Speedway.
AJ Allmendinger (second) posted his second top-10 finish in four races at Daytona International
Speedway. It is his 16th top-10 finish in 2021.
Justin Allgaier (third) posted his ninth top-10 finish in 22 races at Daytona International Speedway.
Sam Mayer (12th) was the highest finishing rookie.
AJ Allmendinger leads the point standings by 17 points over Austin Cindric.

Xfinity Series Standings after Daytona (Race 23 of 33):
1)AJ Allmendinger (3 wins) 925 points
2)Austin Cindric (5 wins) 908, -17
3)Justin Allgaier (2 wins) 800, -125
4)Justin Haley (1 win) 742, -183
5)Jeb Burton (1 win) 716, -209
6)Myatt Snider (1 wins) 515, -410
7)Daniel Hemric 779, -146
8)Harrison Burton 755, -170
9)Noah Gragson 713, -212
10)Brandon Jones 567, -358
11)Jeremy Clements 558, -367
12)Riley Herbst 554, -371
Currently Outside Playoffs
Michael Annett 486, -68 points below cutline
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: none report

Pit Stall Selections

Coming off his victory at Michigan, #16-AJ Allmendinger will start from the pole in Friday’s Wawa 250 at Daytona. This will be the fourth time Allmendinger leads the field to the green flag this season.
#9-Noah Gragson will line up second. #19-Brandon Jones, #7-Justin Allgaier and #20-Harrison Burton round out the top five.
Hanging on to the bubble spot in the playoffs, #98-Riley Herbst will start sixth. #02-Brett Moffitt, #51-Jeremy Clements, #11-Justin Haley and #48-Jade Buford make up the rest of the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #13-Timmy Hill and #77-Dillon Bassett
See the complete Wawa 250 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Wawa 250 at Daytona International Speedway is posted, with 42 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed.
Notables: Notables: #1-Michael Annett, #17-JJ Yeley, #23-Blaine Perkins, #52-Spencer Boyd, #54-Christopher Bell, #66-Jason White, #74-Tim Viens, #78-Mason Massey, #99-Chase Briscoe
Based on points, #13-Timmy Hill and #77-Dillon Bassett won’t be able to race.
See the full entry list on the Daytona Entry List page.

Weekend on-track schedule

Thursday, August 26
4:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, August 27
7:00 AM 9:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
10:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:00 PM 7:30 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
12:00 PM NXS ** ) VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
7:05 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
7:10 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
7:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 30/60/100 LAPS = 250 MILES )
10:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT