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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Pocono Race Page

Sunday, June 27, 2021
Pocono Raceway
Time: 12:00pm/et
Laps: 20/20/50
TV: NBCSN -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Austin Cinric Holds Off Ty Gibbs to Win Xfinity Race at Pocono: Austin Cindric held off a ferocious charge by part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Ty Gibbs to win Sunday’s Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons.(Read more)(6-27-2021)

#22-Austin Cindric won Saturday’s Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway. This is Cindric’s fourth win of the season, now having 14 more playoff points than the next highest driver in the field.
#54-Ty Gibbs finished second, erasing more than three seconds off the lead in the final three laps of the race. #7-Justin Allgaier, #9-Noah Gragson and #16-AJ Allmendinger rounded out the top five.
Despite speeding on pit road twice, #18-Daniel Hemric rebounded to finish sixth. #19-Brandon Jones, #10-Jeb Burton, #31-Josh Berry and #2-Myatt Snider mad up the rest of the top 10.
#20-Harrison Burton led all 20 laps in the opening stage en route to his second stage victory of the season. Gibbs was victorious in the second stage.
There were 11 lead changes among eight drivers and six cautions for 21 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 117.511 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Pocono paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Pocono:
Austin Cindric won the 6th Annual Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons, his 12th
victory in 116 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his fourth victory and 12th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in four races at Pocono Raceway.
Ty Gibbs # (second) posted his first top-10 finish in his series debut at Pocono Raceway. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2021.
Justin Allgaier (third) posted his third top-10 finish in six races at Pocono Raceway.
Ty Gibbs (second) was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Cindric becomes the sixth different NASCAR Xfinity Series winner in as many races at Pocono
Raceway.
With this win, Team Penske (2017, 2021) ties Stewart-Haas Racing (2019, 2020) for the series-most
wins at Pocono Raceway with two each.

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Pocono (Race 16 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (4 wins) 680 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (2 wins) 595, -101
3) Justin Allgaier (2 wins) 532, -148
4) Jeb Burton (1 win) 493, -187
5) Myatt Snider (1 win) 366, -314
6) Daniel Hemric 568, -112
7) Harrison Burton 512, -168
8) Brandon Jones 462, -218
9) Justin Haley 458, -222
10) Noah Gragson 437, -243
11) Michael Annett 413, – 267
12) Jeremy Clements 407, -273
Currently Outside Playoffs:
Brandon Brown 357, -50 (from cutoff)
Riley Herbst 341, -66
Ryan Sieg 311, -96
Landon Cassill 269, -138
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #74-Jesse Iwuji, driver change (Bayley Currey was originally scheduled to drive the car) and #98-Riley Herbst for an unapproved adjustment.

Pit Stall Selections

#20-Harrison Burton will start from the pole in Sunday’s Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway.
#7-Justin Allgaier will start alongside in second, with #16-AJ Allmendinger, #19-Brandon Jones and #10-Jeb Burton rounding out the top five. #8-Daniel Hemric, #9-Noah Gragson, #1-Michael Annett, #51-Jeremy Clements and #98-Riley Herbst make up the rest of the top 10.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
Did Not Qualify: #13-Timmy Hill
See the complete Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro at Pocono Raceway is posted, with 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed.
Based on owner points, #13-Timmy Hill won’t make the show.
Notables: #8-Sam Mayer, #23-Blaine Perkins, #26-Santino Ferrucci, #31-Josh Berry, #54-Ty Gibbs, #61-Austin Hill, #90-Loris Hezemans and #99-Mason Massey.
See the full entry list on the Pocono Entry List page.

Weekend on-track schedule

Saturday, June 26
5:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
6:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
6:30 PM 8:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Sunday, June 27
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
4:30 AM 2:30 PM OPERATIONS ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 AM 11:30 AM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:35 AM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
11:40 AM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
12:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 20/40/90 LAPS = 225 MILES)
3:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT