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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas Race Page

Saturday, October 23, 2021
Kansas Speedway
Time: 3:00pm/et
Laps: 200 - Stages: 45/45/110
TV: NBC -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Ty Gibbs Overcomes Speeding Penalty to Win Xfinity Series Race at Kansas; 11th Victory of 2021 for No. 54 Car: Ty Gibbs continued his phenomenal NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie season on Saturday with his fourth victory of the year in the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. (Read more)(10-23-2021)

After speeding on pit road earlier in the race, #54-Ty Gibbs rebounded to take the lead with 10 laps to go en route to the victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Kansas Lottery 300. It’s Gibbs’ fourth win in 17 career starts.
#22-Austin Cindric finished second, holding off #16-AJ Allmendinger, who had fresher tires late in the race. #11-Justin Haley salvaged a fourth-place finish, after spending much of the afternoon outside the top 10. #39-Ryan Sieg rounded out the top five, earning his first top-five finish since Talladega in April.
#02-Brett Moffitt put on fresh tires late to finish sixth. Meanwhile, #1-Michael Annett, #8-Sam Mayer, #7-Justin Allgaier and #2-Myatt Snider made up the rest of the top 10.
Playoff drivers #9-Noah Gragson and #20-Harrison Burton were caught up in a three-car wreck with 20 laps to go, which started when Mayer tagged the left rear quarter panel of Burton.
Allmendinger won the opening stage, while Cindric earned 10 points by winning the second stage. Each driver have 11 stage wins on the season.
There were 19 lead changes among six drivers and 10 cautions for 46 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 112.641 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Kansas Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Kansas:
Ty Gibbs won the 21st Annual Kansas Lottery 300, his fourth victory in 18 Xfinity Series races.
This is his fourth victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in his only race at Kansas Speedway.
Austin Cindric (second) posted his second top-10 finish in six races at Kansas Speedway. It is his
24th top-10 finish in 2021.
AJ Allmendinger (third) posted his first top-10 finish in three races at Kansas Speedway.
Ty Gibbs was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Cindric leads the point standings by 0 points over AJ Allmendinger

Where the 2021 Xfinity Series Playoff drivers finished at Kansas:
#22-Austin Cindric, 2nd
#16-AJ Allmendinger, 3rd
#11-Justin Haley, 4th
#7-Justin Allgaier, 9th
#19-Brandon Jones, 11th
#18-Daniel Hemric, 15th
#20-Harrison Burton, 34th
#9-Noah Gragson, 35th

Xfinity Series Standings after Kansas (Race 31 of 33):
1)Austin Cindric 3,139 points, +47 above fifth
2)AJ Allmendinger 3,139 points, +47
3)Justin Allgaier 3,101, +9
4)Daniel Hemric 3,099, +7
Currently Below Championship 4 Cutoff
5)Justin Haley 3,092, -7
6)Noah Gragson 3,075, -24
7)Brandon Jones 3,059, -40
8)Harrison Burton 3,048, -51
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #17-Garrett Smithley and #61-Loris Hezemans (both changed drivers).

Pit Stall Selections

For the fourth time this season, #18-Daniel Hemric will lead the Xfinity Series field to the green flag, this time at Kansas Speedway. #22-Austin Cindric will start from the front row in second.
#7-Justin Allgaier will begin the race from third, while #9-Noah Gragson and #16-AJ Allmendinger round out the top five. #11-Justin Haley, #20-Harrison Burton, #1-Michael Annett, #19-Brandon Jones and #54-Ty Gibbs make up the rest of the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #13-Timmy Hill
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Kansas Lottery 300 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas is posted, 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 41 cars are entered, the #13-Timmy Hill will miss the race.
Some notes: #26-Dylan Lupton, #54-Ty Gibbs, #90-Spener Boyd.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page.

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, October 22
4:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
6:00 PM 8:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)

Saturday, October 23
7:00 AM 2:00 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
7:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
8:30 AM 2:00 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
8:30 AM NXS ** ) VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
1:25 PM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS
1:30 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
1:35 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
2:00 PM (3:00 PM) NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 300 MILES)
5:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT