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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Talladega Spring Race Page

Saturday, April 24, 2021
Talladega Superspeedway
Time: 4:00pm/et
Laps: 113 - Stages: 25/25/63
TV: FOX -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Jeb Burton Earns Emotional 1st Xfinity win at Talladega: A thunderstorm pelted Talladega Superspeedway at just the right time for Jeb Burton. After a seven-car wreck on the backstretch, Burton held the lead under caution when the rain intensified. After NASCAR brought the Xfinity Series cars to pit road, the clouds opened and made a first-time winner of the driver of the No. 10 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet. (Read More)(4-24-2021)

#10-Jeb Burton won the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, the first of his Xfinity career. When a caution flew for a seven-car pileup on lap 86, NASCAR wasn’t able to restart the race before rain hit the racetrack. The race was 23 laps shy of going the full distance.
#22-Austin Cindric finished second, with #16-AJ Allmendinger, #98-Riley Herbst and #39-Ryan Sieg rounding out the top five. #9-Noah Gragson, #68-Brandon Brown, #11-Justin Haley, #2-Myatt Snider and #20-Harrison Burton made up the top 10.
Stage 1 was won by Haley (his first of the season). Gragson won Stage 2 (his second of the season).
There were 22 lead changes among 12 drivers and four cautions for 15 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 139.164 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Talladega paint schemes

Race Fast Facts – Talladega:
Jeb Burton won the 30th Annual Ag-Pro 300, his first victory in 51 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in three races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Austin Cindric (second) posted his third top-10 finish in five races at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2021.
AJ Allmendinger (third) posted his second top-10 finish in three races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ryan Vargas (30th) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is Kaulig Racing’s third consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series Talladega Superspeedway victory
(Justin Haley 2020 sweep, Jeb Burton 2021).

Xfinity Series Standings after Talladega (Race 8 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (2 wins) 367 points
2) Jeb Burton (1 win) 270, -97
3) AJ Allmendinger (1 win) 257, -110
4) Myatt Snider (1 win) 239, -128
5) Justin Allgaier (1 win) 217, -150
6) Daniel Hemric 308, -59
7) Harrison Burton 275, -92
8) Justin Haley 269, -98
9) Jeremy Clements 221, -146
10) Noah Gragson 217, -150
11) Brandon Jones 198, -169
12) Brandon Brown 191, -176
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: none reported

Pit Stall Selections

#22-Austin Cindric will start from the pole in Saturday’s Ag-Pro 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. It marks Cindric’s fourth pole of the season. #18-Daniel Hemric, #20-Harrison Burton, #9-Noah Gragson and #11-Justin Haley round out the top five. #8-Josh Berry, #19-Brandon Jones, #7-Justin Allgaier, #10-Jeb Burton and #2-Myatt Snider fill out the top 10.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metrics, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Talladega Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Ag-Pro 300 at Talladega is posted, with 43 drivers/teams [for 40 spots] listed.
Some of the drivers included are #13-Jason White, #17-Joey Gase (expected to be switched to #28) #23-Natalie Decker, #26-Colin Garrett, #54-Ty Dillon, #90-Caesar Bacarella and #99-Mason Massey.
#03-Andy Lally, #31-Jordan Anderson and #77-Ronnie Bassett Jr. will not race based on points.
See the full entry list on the Entry List page .

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, April 23
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
4:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:30 PM 7:30 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING IN PROGRESS)

Saturday, April 24
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
4:30 AM 2:00 PM OPERATIONS ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 AM AMS, NXS GARAGE OPEN
6:00 AM 2:00 PM NXS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
2:40 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
2:45 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
3:00 PM (4:00 PM) NXS RACE (STAGES 25/50/113 LAPS = 300.58 MILES)
3:00 PM 4:00 PM AMS HAULERS EXIT
4:30 PM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
6:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT