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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Martinsville Spring Race Page

Friday, April 9, 2021
Martinsville Speedway
Time: 8:00pm/et
Laps: 250 - Stages: 60/60/130
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Josh Berry Dominates at Martinsville, Wins 1st Xfinity Race: Josh Berry had to wait nearly two days for the Sunday conclusion of the Cook Out 250 at Martinsville Speedway, but it was a worthwhile delay for the late model ace.(Read More)(4-11-2021)

After beginning the Cook Out 250 more than 40 hours prior, #8-Josh Berry won the Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday afternoon, the first of his career in his 13th start.
#9-Noah Gragson finished second (and won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus), with #18-Daniel Hemric, #54-Ty Gibbs and #19-Brandon Jones rounding out the top five. #22-Austin Cindric, #20-Harrison Burton, #11-Justin Haley, #7-Justin Allgaier and #1-Michael Annett made up the top 10.
Gragson won the first stage, which concluded on Friday evening, while Hemric picked up his third stage victory of the season in stage two.
There were 13 lead changes among 10 drivers and 12 cautions for 75 laps.
The average speed of the race was 59.758 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Martinsville paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Martinsville:
Josh Berry won the Cook Out 250, his first victory in 14 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Martinsville Speedway.
Noah Gragson (second) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Martinsville Speedway. It is
his third top-10 finish in 2021.
Daniel Hemric (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Martinsville Speedway.
Josh Berry (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Cindric leads the point standings by 42 points over Daniel Hemric

Xfinity Series Standings after Martinsville (Race 7 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (2 wins) 317 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (1 win) 218, -99
3) Myatt Snider (1 win) 206, -111
4) Justin Allgaier (1 win) 199, -118
5) Daniel Hemric 275, -42
6) Harrison Burton 242, -75
7) Justin Haley 230, -87
8) Jeb Burton 221, -96
9) Jeremy Clements 198, -119
10) Brandon Jones 187, -130
11) Noah Gragson 168, -149
12) Michael Annett 168, -149
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

After waiting for hours, NASCAR pulled the plug on attempting to resume Friday night’s Cook Out 250 Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway shortly before 12:30 a.m. ET on Saturday morning due to inclement weather. The race will resume on Sunday afternoon at noon EST on FS1.

With 91 laps complete #19-Brandon Jones leads the field. #8-Josh Berry is second, with #18-Daniel Hemric, #02-Brett Moffitt and #10-Jeb Burton round out the top five. Running seventh, #20-Harrison Burton has led a race high 53 laps.

Cars to the rear: none reported

Pit Stall Selections

#20-Harrison Burton will start from the pole in Friday’s Cook Out 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Atlanta winner #7-Justin Allgaier will start alongside on the front row, with #16-AJ Allemdnginer, #18-Daniel Hemric and #11-Justin Haley rounding out the top five.
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 Cook Out 250 starting lineup page.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Cookout 250 at Martinsville Speedway is posted. There are 43 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed. Like the first six races of the season, the #03-Andy Lally, #31-Jordan Anderson and #77-Ronnie Basset Jr. won’t make the race because they’ve accumulated no points.
#13-Matt Jaskol and #90-George Gorham Jr. will make their series debuts.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page.

2021 Xfinity Cook Out 250 at Martinsville Speedway TandemDraft Stats

Weekend on-track schedule

Thursday, April 8
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
4:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
4:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, April 9
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
11:00 AM 7:00 PM OPERATIONS ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
11:00 AM 7:45 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
11:30 AM 1:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
1:30 PM 7:00 PM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
1:30 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
7:40 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
7:45 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
8:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 60/120/250 LAPS = 131.5 MILES)
10:30 PM Approx CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
10:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT