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2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Darlington Spring Race Page

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Darlington Raceway
Time: 1:30pm/et
Laps: 147 - Stages: 45/45/57
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Justin Allgaier Snaps Near-Year Winless Streak at Darlington: The numbers tell the story of Justin Allgaier’s impressive victory in Saturday’s Mahindra ROXOR 200 at Darlington Raceway.(Read more)(5-7-2022)

Despite starting the race at the rear for changing a battery during pace laps, #7-Justin Allgaier soared to the front to win Saturday’s Mahindra ROXOR 200 Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. The win is Allgaier’s first in 364 days, while he led a race-high 76 laps. JR Motorsports has three consecutive wins by different drivers.
Winning both stages, #9-Noah Gragson finished runner-up. It’s Gragson’s series-high eighth top-five finish of the season. #98-Riley Herbst finished third, with #26-John Hunter Nemechek and #1-Sam Mayer rounded out the top five.
#10-Landon Cassill placed sixth, as #19-Brandon Jones, #16-AJ Allmendinger, #21-Austin Hill and #11-Daniel Hemric made up the rest of the top 10.
There were 13 lead changes among six drivers and eight cautions for 33 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 107.589 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Darlington Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Darlington:
Justin Allgaier won the 3rd Annual Mahindra ROXOR 200, his 17th victory in 383 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and sixth top-10 finish in 2022.
This is his second victory and 10th top-10 finish in 14 races at Darlington Raceway.
Noah Gragson (second) posted his sixth top-10 finish in six races at Darlington Raceway. It is his
eighth top-10 finish in 2022.
Riley Herbst (third) posted his second top-10 finish in five races at Darlington Raceway.
Austin Hill (10th) was the highest finishing rookie.

Xfinity Series Standings after Darlington (Race 11 of 33):
1)#16-AJ Allmendinger (1 win) 464 points
2)#9-Noah Gragson (2 wins) 439,-25
3)#54-Ty Gibbs (3 wins) 423, -41
4)#7-Justin Allgaier (1 win) 372, -92
5)#8-Josh Berry (1 win) 371, -93
6)#19-Brandon Jones (1 win) 347, -117
7)#21-Austin Hill (1 win) 302, -162
8)#1-Sam Mayer 333, -131
9)#98-Riley Herbst 318, -146
10)#39-Ryan Sieg 317, -147
11)#10-Landon Cassill 299, -165
12)#11-Daniel Hemric 286, -178
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings

Cars to the rear: #7-Justin Allgaier and #18-Ryan Truex (unapproved adjustments); #13-Timmy Hill (impound infraction, start at the rear and perform a pass-through after receiving the Green flag)

Pit Stall Selections

After 16 cars had taken time, Mother Nature interrupted and canceled qualifying for Saturday’s Mahindra ROXOR 200 at Darlington Raceway. Per the rulebook, #54-Ty Gibbs will start from the pole. Dover winner #8-Josh Berry will start alongside in second.
#7-Justin Allgaier, #9-Noah Gragson and #16-AJ Allmendinger round out the top five. #19-Brandon Jones, #1-Sam Mayer, #98-Riley Herbst, #39-Ryan Sieg and #2-Sheldon Creed make up the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #47-Brennan Poole, #88-Chase Elliott
See full Darlington Starting Lineup

Qualifying Order

Practice for the Mahindra ROXOR 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway is complete. After 20 minutes, the top five, slowest, news and notes:
#9-Noah Gragson 164.865 mph
#26-John Hunter Nemechek 164.793 mph
#54-Ty Gibbs 164.413 mph
#48-Tyler Reddick 163.838 mph
#7-Justin Allgaier 163.636 mph
Slowest: #35-Patrick Emerling 156.572 mph
Most laps run: #10-Landon Cassill, 28
Notes: There were no issues in the session.
See full Darlington Practice Results.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Mahindra ROXOR 200 at Darlington Raceway is posted, 40 teams/drivers [for 38 spots] are listed.
Since 40 cars are entered, two drivers will miss the race.
Notables: #13-Timmy Hill, #18-Ryan Truex, #26-John Hunter Nemechek, #34-Kyle Weatherman, #35-Patrick Emerling, #44-Josh Bilicki, #45-Tommy Joe Martins, #48-Tyler Reddick, #88-Chase Elliott.
See the full entry list on the Darlington Entry List.

XFINITY Series TandemDraft Stats – Darlington

Weekend on-track schedule

Thursday, May 5
3:30 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
4:00 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, May 6
8:30 AM 7:30 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
10:00 AM 12:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
10:00 AM 7:30 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
12:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:00 PM 5:00 PM NXS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS
1:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
5:00 PM 5:30 PM NXS PRACTICE (ALL ENTRIES)
5:30 PM 6:30 PM NXS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (SINGLE VEHICLE / 1 LAP ALL ENTRIES)

Saturday, May 7
8:00 AM 1:30 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
9:30 AM 1:30 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
10:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
11:30 AM NXS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
12:50 PM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS (PIT ROAD)
12:55 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
1:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
1:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 45/90/147 LAPS = 200.1 MILES)
4:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT