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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Phoenix Spring Race Page

Saturday, March 13, 2021
Phoenix Raceway
Time: 5:30pm/et
Laps: 200 - Stages: 45/45/110
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Austin Cindric dominates at Phoenix: Austin Cindric earned his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win in the opening five races of the 2021 season Saturday – taking a .360-second victory over 18-year old rookie Ty Gibbs in an action-packed final race restart with two laps remaining at Phoenix Raceway.(Read More)(3-13-2021)

#22-Austin Cindric won the Xfinity Series race at Phoenix Raceway, his second victory of the season and second straight at Phoenix. The victory marks the 10th of his career, becoming the third youngest driver to win 10 races in series history. In his second career start, #54-Ty Gibbs backed up his winning performance on the Daytona road course with a runner-up result. #68-Brandon Brown finished a career best third, with #98-Riley Herbst and #16-AJ Allmendinger rounding out the top five. #10-Jeb Burton, #74-Bayley Currey, #7-Justin Allgaier, #02-Brett Moffitt and #51-Jeremy Clements fill out the remainder of the top 10. Cindric won the opening stage, his fourth stage victory of the season. Hemric was victorious in the second stage. The race featured 10 lead changes among six drivers, with 11 cautions for 65 laps. The average speed of the race was 82.408 mph.  See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Phoenix paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Phoenix
Austin Cindric won the 17th Annual Call 811 Before You Dig 200, his 10th victory in 105 Xfinity Series
races.
This is his second victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his second victory and sixth top-10 finish in seven races at Phoenix Raceway.
Ty Gibbs (second) posted his first top-10 finish in his first race at Phoenix Raceway. It is his second top-two finish in two races in 2021.
Brandon Brown (third) posted his first top-10 finish in five races at Phoenix Raceway.
Ty Gibbs (second) was the highest finishing rookie.

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Phoenix (Race 5 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (2 wins), 248 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (1 win), 162
3) Myatt Snider (1 win), 149
4) Daniel Hemric, 201, -47
5) Jeb Burton, 172, -76
6) Harrison Burton, 172, -76
7) Brandon Jones, 154, -94
8) Justin Haley, 149, -99
9) Brandon Brown, 137, -111
10) Jeremy Clements, 134, -114
11) Justin Allgaier, 114, -134
12) Riley Herbst, 98, -150
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.–>

Cars to the rear: 13-Loris Hezemans, driver change.

Pit Stall Selections

Goodyear Tire Notes

#18-Daniel Hemric will start from the pole in Saturday’s Call 811 Before You Dig 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Phoenix Raceway. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate #19-Brandon Jones will start alongside in second. #22-Austin Cindric, #16-AJ Allmendinger and #11-Justin Haley round out the top five.
#10-Jeb Burton, #20-Harrison Burton, #1-Michael Annett, #8-Josh Berry and #9-Noah Gragson fill out the remainder of the top 10.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Call 811 Before you Dig 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Call 811 Before You Dig 200 at Phoenix Raceway is posted. There are 43 teams/drivers entered [for 40 spots] listed.
Since 43 cars are entered, three will not make the field. Those drivers include 03-Andy Lally, #31-Jordan Anderson and #77-Ronnie Bassett Jr.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page.

2021 Call 811 Before You Dig 200 at Phoenix Raceway Xfinity Series TandemDraft Stats

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, March 12
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
4:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Saturday, March 13
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
7:00 AM 9:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
9:00 AM 2:30 PM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
9:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
3:10 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
3:15 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
3:30 PM (5:30 PM) NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/200 LAPS = 200 MILES)
5:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT