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2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Texas Spring Race Page

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Texas Motor Speedway
Time: 1:30pm/et
Laps: 167 - Stages: 40/40/87
TV: FS1 -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Tyler Reddick Gives Big Machine Racing First Xfinity Series Victory: After running among the leaders all afternoon, Tyler Reddick took the point himself with a dramatic pass from third place with 31 laps remaining and held off the field to take the checkered flag in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series SRS Distribution 250 at Texas Motor Speedway.(Read more)(5-21-2022)

Making just his second start for Big Machine Racing, #48-Tyler Reddick won Saturday’s SRS Distribution 250 Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The win is the 10th of Reddick’s career, while it’s the first time Big Machine Racing has visited victory lane.
#88-William Byron, who made his first start of the year for JR Motorsports, finished second. #1-Sam Mayer scored another top five in third, with #7-Justin Allgaier and #21-Austin Hill rounding out the top five.
#18-Ryan Truex recorded his best finish of the year for Joe Gibbs Racing, as #8-Josh Berry, #98-Riley Herbst, #16-AJ Allmendinger and #10-Landon Cassill made up the top 10.
Polesitter #9-Noah Gragson won the opening stage, but was involved in two incidents during the final stage. #8-Berry earned his third stage win of the season in the second stage.
There were eight lead changes among seven drivers and 11 cautions for 62 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 101.497 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Texas Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Texas:
Tyler Reddick(i) won the 26th Annual SRS Distribution 250, his 10th victory in 93 NASCAR Xfinity
Series races. Reddick is the 23rd different Xfinity winner at Texas.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in 2022.
This is his first victory and third top-10 finish in six races at Texas Motor Speedway.
William Byron(i) (second) posted his third top-10 finish in three races at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his first top-10 finish in 2022.
Sam Mayer (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Austin Hill (fifth) was the highest finishing rookie.
This is Big Machine Racing’s first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.
This is crew chief Patrick Donahue’s third career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory; his first two were with NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon in 1999, 2000.
AJ Allmendinger (ninth) posts his 12th consecutive top-10 finish to start the season. Allmendinger is
now tied with Elliott Sadler (12) for the third most consecutive top-10 finishes to start a season behind Sam Ard (23, 1984) and Regan Smith (13, 2014).

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Texas (Race 12 of 33):
1)#54-Ty Gibbs 3 wins
2)#9-Noah Gragson 2 wins
3)#16-AJ Allmendinger 1 win (regular season championship leader, 500 points)
4)#7-Justin Allgaier 1 win
5)#8-Josh Berry 1 win
6)#19-Brandon Jones 1 win
7)#21-Austin Hill 1 win
8)#1-Sam Mayer 376, +104
9)#98-Riley Herbst 350, +78
10)#10-Landon Cassill 326, +54
11)#39-Ryan Sieg 319, +47
12)#11-Daniel Hemric 312, +40
Outside of the Playoffs
13)#23-Anthony Alfredo 272, -40
14)#27-Jeb Burton 249, -63
15)#2-Sheldon Creed 233, -79
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owner Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #4-Bayley Currey, #6-Ryan Vargas, #08-David Starr #23-Anthony Alfredo, #45-Stefan Parsons, #54-Ty Gibbs, #68-Brandon Brown (all unapproved adjustments); #10-Landon Cassill (backup car); #34-Jesse Iwuji (driver change, replaced Kyle Weatherman)

Pit Stall Selections

For the first time in his Xfinity Series career, #9-Noah Gragson won the pole, turning a speed of 182.791 mph for Saturday’s SRS Distribution 250 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Competing in his second race for Big Machine Racing, #48-Tyler Reddick qualified second at 182.445 mph. #21-Austin Hill (182.365 mph), #19-Brandon Jones (182.205 mph) and #18-Ryan Truex (181.916 mph) round out the top five.
#7-Justin Allgaier, #54-Ty Gibbs, #8-Josh Berry, #1-Sam Mayer and #98-Riley Herbst make up the rest of the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #47-Brennan Poole
#10-Landon Cassill will go to a backup car after wrecking in practice.
See the complete Starting Lineup.

Qualifying Fast Facts – Texas
Noah Gragson won the Pole Award for the 26th Annual SRS Distribution 250 with a lap of 29.542
seconds, 182.791 mph becoming the 25th different pole winner at Texas.
This is his first pole in 114 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his first pole and ninth top-10 start in 2022.
This is his first pole in seven races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Tyler Reddick(i) (second) posted his first top-10 start of 2022 and his fifth in six races at Texas Motor Speedway.
Austin Hill # (third) posted his first top-10 start at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his sixth in 12 races this season.
Austin Hill (third) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Qualifying Order

Practice for the SRS Distribution 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is complete. After 20 minutes, the top five, slowest, news and notes:
#18-Ryan Truex 189.099 mph
#7-Justin Allgaier 178.944 mph
#48-Tyler Reddick 178.471 mph
#66-JJ Yeley 178.424 mph
#9-Noah Gragson 178.194 mph
Slowest: #35-Patrick Emerling 168.167 mph
Most laps run: #9-Gragson, 31
Notes: In the opening minutes, #10-Landon Cassill slapped the wall out of Turn 2 and brought his car to the garage. Just passed halfway in the session, #6-Ryan Vargas went for a spin in Turns 1 and 2. #16-AJ Allmendinger didn’t turn a lap, as NASCAR made Kaulig Racing bring Allmendinger’s car back to the garage to go through inspection a second time.
See full Texas Practice Results.

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

There are 39 cars on the entry list for the SRS Distribution 250 Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Since 39 cars are entered, one car will miss the race.
Notables: #13-Timmy Hill, #18-Ryan Truex , #26-Jeffrey Earnhardt, #34-Jesse Iwuji, #35-Patrick Emerling, #38-CJ McLaughlin, #44-Ryan Ellis, #45-Stefan Parsons, #48-Tyler Reddick, #88-William Byron
See the full entry list on the Texas Entry List.

Xfinity Series TandemDraft Stats-Texas

Weekend on-track schedule

Thursday, May 19
4:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
4:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)

Friday, May 20
10:00 AM 12:00 PM NXS HAULERS ENTER (EQUIPMENT UNLOADING)
12:00 PM 7:00 PM NXS GARAGE OPEN
12:00 PM 4:30 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 21
9:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
10:30 AM 7:30 PM VIP GUEST CREDENTIALING OPEN
** MINORS RESTRICTED (ENFORCED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ON-TRACK SESSIONS) **
10:30 AM 4:00 PM NXS ** ) VIP GARAGE ACCESS PERMITTED
11:00 AM NXS GRID ACCESS OPEN TO PROPERLY CREDENTIALED GUESTS (PIT ROAD)
11:55 AM NXS DRIVERS REPORT FOR PRE-RACE (STAGE)
12:00 PM NXS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS
12:30 PM (1:30 PM) NXS RACE (STAGES 40/80/167 LAPS = 250.5 MILES)
4:00 PM NXS HAULERS EXIT