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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dover Race Page

Saturday, May 15, 2021
Dover International Speedway
Time: 1:30pm/et
Laps: 200 - Stages: 45/45/110
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Austin Cindirc makes statement with Dover win: After steadily making his way forward for most of the race, reigning NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric wrangled the lead from Justin Allgaier with 51 laps remaining and then checked out on the field to claim his third trophy of the season in Saturday’s Drydene 200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. (Read more)(5-15-2021)

#22-Austin Cindric took the lead with 51 laps remaining in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Drydene 200 at Dover International Speedway and didn’t look back, cruising to his third race victory of the season. #8-Josh Berry led 48 laps and finished second (earning the Xfinity Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus), with #7-Justin Allgaier, #16-AJ Allmendinger and #54-Ty Gibbs rounding out the top five.
#20-Harrison Burton, #1-Michael Annett, #39-Ryan Sieg, #18-Daniel Hemric and #68-Brandon Brown made up the remainder of the top 10.
Allgaier won the first stage, his first stage victory of the season — but tied Christopher Bell for the most stage wins in Xfinity history at 29. Berry won the second stage, his first career stage victory.
There were nine lead changes among six drivers and seven cautions for 45 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 94.987 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Stand-ings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Dover paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Dover:
Austin Cindric won the 40th Annual Drydene 200, his 11th victory in 110 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his third victory and eighth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and seventh top-10 finish in eight races at Dover International Speedway.
Josh Berry # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Dover International Speedway.
It is his fifth top-10 finish in 2021.
Justin Allgaier (third) posted his 14th top-10 finish in 21 races at Dover International Speedway.
Josh Berry (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is Team Penske’s fifth win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Dover International Speedway.
JR Motorsport’s driver Josh Berry wins the Dash 4 Cash at Dover International Speedway collecting
the $100,000 bonus.

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Dover (Race 10 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (3 wins) 437 points
2) Justin Allgaier (2 wins) 316, -121
3) AJ Allmendinger (1 win) 342, -95
4) Jeb Burton (1 win) 318, -119
5) Myatt Snider (1 win) 282, -155
6) Daniel Hemric 375, -62
7) Harrison Burton 363, -74
8) Noah Gragson 300, -137
9) Justin Haley 292, -145
10) Jeremy Clements 277, -160
11) Michael Annett 244, -193
12) Brandon Jones 240, -197
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #11-Zane Smith, filling in for Justin Haley who had to sit out due to COVID-19 protocols.

Pit Stall Selections

#18-Daniel Hemric will start from the pole in Saturday’s Drydene 200 at Dover International Speedway, making the second time he’s led the field to the green flag this season. Darlington winner #7-Justin Allgaier will start alongside, with #9-Noah Gragson, #19-Brandon Jones and #20-Harrison Burton rounding out the top five.
#8-Josh Berry, #16-AJ Allmendinger, #51-Jeremy Clements, #11-Justin Haley and #02-Brett Moffitt make up the top 10.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Drydene 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Drydene 200 at Dover International Speedway is posted, with 43 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed.
Notables include, #4-Ryan Vargas, #6-Landon Cassill, #17-Garrett Smithley, #23-JJ Yeley, #26-John Hunter Nemechek and #90-Kyle Sieg (series debut).
Based on points, #03-Andy Lally, #31-Jordan Anderson and #77-Ronnie Bassett Jr. will not make the race.
See the full entry list on the Dover Entry List.

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, May 14
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
7:30 AM 1:15 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
3:00 PM 5:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
4:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
4:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Saturday, May 15
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
5:30 AM 1:00 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:00 AM 12:30 PM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
7:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
1:10 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
1:15 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
1:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 200 MILES)
8:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT