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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Watkins Glen Race Page

Saturday, August 7, 2021
Watkins Glen International
Time: 4:00pm/et
Laps: 82 - Stages: 20/20/42
TV: CNBC -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Ty Gibbs Wins at Watkins Glen; Picks Up 3rd Career Win in 10th Career start: Even the very drivers he beat offered congratulations to 18-year old Ty Gibbs for the teenager’s victory in Saturday afternoon’s Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 at the renowned Watkins Glen International road course. (Read more)(8-7-2021)

In impressive fashion, #54-Ty Gibbs won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International. The win is Gibbs’ third victory of the season in 10 starts. The No. 54 car has nine victories on the season, having won 45% of all races run.
#16-AJ Allmendinger finished second, while #22-Austin Cindric finished third. #7-Jusitn Allgaier and #20-Harrison Burtoun rounded out the top five.
#19-Brandon Jones, #9-Noah Gragson, #10-Jeb Burton, #11-Justin Haley and #8-Sam Mayer made up the rest of the top 10.
Cindric picked up his eighth stage victory of the season by winning the first stage. Allmendinger won his sixth stage, as he won the second stage.
There were 12 lead changes among six drivers and eight cautions for 15 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 84.088 mph
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Watkins Glen Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Watkins Glen:
Ty Gibbs # won the 26th Annual Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 at The Glen, his third victory in
11 Xfinity Series races.
This is his third victory and eighth top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Watkins Glen International.
AJ Allmendinger (second) posted his second top-10 finish in four races at Watkins Glen International. It is his 13th top-10 finish in 2021.
Austin Cindric (third) posted his second top-10 finish in four races at Watkins Glen International.
Ty Gibbs (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Cindric leads the point standings by 80 points over AJ Allmendinger.

Xfinity Series Standings after Watkins Glen (Race 20 of 33):
1) Austin Cindric (4 wins) 849 points
2) AJ Allmendinger (2 wins) 769, -80
3) Justin Allgaier (2 wins) 693, -156
4) Jeb Burton (1 win) 624, -225
5) Myatt Snider (1 win) 448, -401
6) Daniel Hemric 708, -141
7) Harrison Burton 654, -195
8) Justin Haley 610, -239
9) Noah Gragson 584, -265
10) Brandon Jones 523, -326
11) Jeremy Clements 489, -360
12) Michael Annett 479, -370
Currently Outside Playoffs:
Riley Herbst 449, -30 (from cutoff)
Brandon Brown 434, -45
Ryan Sieg 394 -85
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #39-Ryan Sieg and #78-Jesse Little (unapproved adjustments).

Pit Stall Selections

For the first time this season, #7-Justin Allgaier will start from the pole in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International. Defending winner of the event, #22-Austin Cindric, will start alongside in second.
#18-Daniel Hemric, #20-Harrison Burton and #11-Justin Haley round out the top five. 2014 Cup Series winner at The Glen #16-AJ Allmendinger starts sixth, with #2-Myatt Snider, #10-Jeb Burton, #02-Brett Moffitt and #98-Riley Herbst making up the rest of the top 10.
See the complete Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 Starting Lineup.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 at Watkins Glen is posted, with 41 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] listed.
Based on points, #13-David Starr will fail to qualify.
Notables: #6-Michael Munley, #17-Josh Bilicki, #23-Austin Dillon, #31-Erik Jones, #52-David Smith, #54-Ty Gibbs, #90-Preston Pardus, #99-Kyle Tilley
See the full entry list on the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 Entry List page.

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, August 6
5:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Saturday, August 7
7:00 AM 9:00 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
9:00 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
9:00 AM 10:30 AM DRIVER TRACK WALK
9:30 AM 4:00 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
10:00 AM NXS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
3:30 PM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS
3:40 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
3:45 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
4:00 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 20/40/82 LAPS = 200.9 MILES)
7:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT