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2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Michigan Race Page

Saturday, August 6, 2022
Michigan International Speedway
Time: 3:30pm/et
Laps: 125 - Stages: 30/30/65
TV: USA -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Ty Gibbs Claims Fifth Xfinity Win of Season at Michigan: Taking control of the race in the final stage, Ty Gibbs sped to his NASCAR Xfinity Series-best fifth victory of the season in Saturday’s New Holland 250 at Michigan International Speedway.(Read more)(8-6-2022)

When a caution flew prior to the end of the second stage, #54-Ty Gibbs and many others elected to pit. When other frontrunners had to pit at the end of the stage, it gave Gibbs control of the race where he would go on to dominate the final stage en route to his fifth win of the season. Gibbs now has nine career victories in 39 starts.
#7-Justin Allgaier finished second, while polesitter #9-Noah Gragson rebounded to finish third after pitting at the end of Stage 2. #19-Brandon Jones and #21-Austin Hill rounded out the top five.
#8-Josh Berry rebounded from early contact with the wall to place sixth, as #16-AJ Allmendinger, #11-Daniel Hemric, #98-Riley Herbst and #10-Landon Cassill made up the top 10.
#9-Gragson swept the first two stages.
There were 12 lead changes among nine drivers and four cautions for 19 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 141.621 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Michigan Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Michigan:
Ty Gibbs won the 30th Annual New Holland 250, his ninth victory in 39 Xfinity Series races.
This is his fifth victory and 13th top-10 finish in 2022.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Michigan International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (second) posted his seventh top-10 finish in 11 races at Michigan International
Speedway. It is his 15th top-10 finish in 2022.
Noah Gragson (third) posted his third top-10 finish in three races at Michigan International Speedway.
Austin Hill (fifth) was the highest finishing rookie.
AJ Allmendinger leads the point standings by 19 points over Justin Allgaier.

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Michigan (Race 21 of 33):
1)#54-Ty Gibbs (5 wins, 28 playoff points)
2)#9-Noah Gragson (3 wins, 25 playoff points)
3)#7-Justin Allgaier (3 wins, 21 playoff points)
4)#16-AJ Allmendinger (3 wins, 17 playoff points, regular season championship leader)
5)#8-Josh Berry (2 wins, 16 playoff points)
6)#21-Austin Hill (2 wins, 11 playoff points)
7)#19-Brandon Jones (1 win, 6 playoff points)
8)#98-Riley Herbst 583, +136
9)#1-Sam Mayer 578, +131
10)#11-Daniel Hemric 545, +98
11)#10-Landon Cassill 513, +66
12)#39-Ryan Sieg 499, +52
Currently below playoff cutline
13)#2-Sheldon Creed 447, -52
14)#23-Anthony Alfredo 424, -75
15)#68-Brandon Brown 412, -87
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: None report

At a speed of 190.370 mph, #9-Noah Gragson won the pole for the New Holland 250 at Michigan International Speedway. It’s just the second pole of Gragson’s career (Texas, earlier this year).
The last car to make a lap, #16-AJ Allmendinger, turned the second best lap at 190.340 mph. This is Allmendinger’s fifth front row start of the season.
#7-Justin Allgaier (189.643 mph), #11-Daniel Hemric (189.618 mph) and #18-Sammy Smith (189.558 mph) round out the top five.
#8-Josh Berry, #19-Brandon Jones, #34-Kyle Weatherman, #54-Ty Gibbs and #68-Brandon Brown make up the rest of the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #13-Akinori Ogata, #32-Jordan Anderson, #47-Brennan Poole
See the complete Michigan Starting Lineup.

Qualifying Results

Qualifying Fast Facts – Michigan
Noah Gragson won the Pole Award for the 30th Annual New Holland 250 with a lap of 37.821 seconds, 190.370 mph.
This is his second pole in 123 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second pole and 17th top-10 start in 2022.
This is his first pole in three races at Michigan International Speedway.
AJ Allmendinger (second) posted his 15th top-10 start of 2022 and his second in two races at Michigan
International Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (third) posted his seventh top-10 start at Michigan International Speedway. It is his 14th in 21 races this season.
Sheldon Creed (11th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Practice for the New Holland 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway is complete. After 20 minutes, the top five, slowest, news and notes:
#9-Noah Gragson 186.326 mph
#16-AJ Allmendinger 186.278 mph
#1-Sam Mayer 186.181 mph
#7-Justin Allgaier 185.922 mph
#11-Daniel Hemric 185.572 mph
Slowest: #13-Akinori Ogata 174.495 mph
Most laps run: #98-Riley Herbst, 19
Notes: Roughly six minutes into the session, #78-Matt Mills blew an engine on his first lap and spun in Turns 3 and 4. Because of a lengthy cleanup, NASCAR extended practice by eight minutes. #11-Daniel Hemric had a track bar issue at the beginning of the session, but was able to get on track to run — laps.
See full Michigan Practice Results.

Qualifying Order

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the New Holland 250 Xfinity Series race at Michigan is posted. With 41 cars entered, three drivers/teams will miss the show.
Notables: #02-Blaine Perkins, #5-Josh Williams, #07-Joe Graf Jr., #13-Akinori Ogata, #18-Sammy Smith, #26-John Hunter Nemechek, #28-Kyle Sieg, #32-Jordan Anderson, #38-CJ McLaughlin, #44-Ryan Ellis, #45-Josh Bilicki, #48-Kaz Grala, #77-Dillon Bassett, #78-Matt Mills
See the full entry list on the Michigan Entry List.

Xfinity Series TandemDraft Stats-Michigan

Weekend on-track schedule

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

Friday, August 5
12:00 PM 2:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
1:30 PM 6:00 PM NASCAR COMPETITION CREDENTIALING OPEN
2:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
2:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS INSPECTION IN PROGRESS

Saturday, August 6
7:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
8:30 AM NXS VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
9:00 AM 9:30 AM NXS PRACTICE (ALL ENTRIES)
9:30 AM 10:30 AM NXS QUALIFYING (IMPOUND) (SINGLE VEHICLE / 1 LAP ALL ENTRIES)
2:50 PM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS (PIT ROAD)
2:55 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
3:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
3:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 30/60/125 LAPS = 250 MILES )
7:00 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT