2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series Nashville Superspeedway Race Page

Saturday, June 24, 2023
Nashville Superspeedway
Time: 3:30pm/et
Laps 188 - Stages: 45/45/98
TV: USA -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

AJ Allmendinger wins crash-filled Xfinity Series race at Nashville: Kaulig Racing’s A.J. Allmendinger held off an especially spirited field in double overtime to claim his first oval race victory of the season in a dramatic Tennessee Lottery 250 at Nashville Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. (Read more)(6-24-2023)

Though #10-AJ Allmendinger spun in the opening laps of the second stage, he rebounded to win the Tennessee Lottery 250 Xfinity Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. The win is his 17th career win in the series and his sixth on an oval.
#98-Riley Herbst tied his best career finish in second, which was his first top-10 effort since Circuit of The Americas in late March. #1-Sam Mayer rebounded from a 34th-place qualifying position to place third. #21-Austin Hill and #8-Josh Berry rounded out the top five.
#20-John Hunter Nemechek took the checkered flag in sixth, with #28-Zane Smith, #11-Daniel Hemric, #00-Cole Custer and #31-Parker Retzlaff completing the top 10.
#19-Ty Gibbs won the opening stage, but wrecked on the first lap after the restart in the second stage. #16-Chandler Smith won the second stage, his second stage win of the season.
There were 17 lead changes among 11 drivers and 11 cautions for 58 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 97.542 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Nashville Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Nashville:
AJ Allmendinger(i) won the Tennessee Lottery 250, his 17th victory in 96 Xfinity Series races.
This is his second victory and third top-10 finish in 2023.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in three races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Riley Herbst (second) posted his third top-10 finish in three races at Nashville Superspeedway. It is his seventh top-10 finish in 2023.
Sam Mayer (third) posted his second top-10 finish in two races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Parker Retzlaff (10th) was the highest finishing rookie.
John Hunter Nemechek leads the point standings by 9 points over Austin Hill.

Xfinity Series Standings after Nashville (Race 15 of 33):
1)#21-Austin Hill (3 wins)
2)#20-John Hunter Nemechek (2 wins, regular season championship leader)
3)#7-Justin Allgaier (1 win)
4)#00-Cole Custer (1 win)
5)#16-Chandler Smith (1 win)
6)#18-Sammy Smith (1 win)
7)#27-Jeb Burton (1 win)
8)#8-Josh Berry 470, +99
9)#2-Sheldon Creed 444, +73
10)#1-Sam Mayer 429, +58
11)#98-Riley Herbst 416, +45
12)#11-Daniel Hemric 399, +28
Currently below playoff cutline
13)#48-Parker Kligerman 371, -28
14)#9-Brandon Jones 348, -51
15)#25-Brett Moffitt 316, -83
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Pit Stall Selections

At a speed of 157.020 mph, #00-Cole Custer won the pole for Saturday’s Tennessee Lottery 250 at Nashville Superspeedway. Nahsville marks Custer’s third pole of the season.
#16-Chandler Smith (156.302 mph) posted the second best lap, nearly a tenth and a half of a second behind the pole-winning time. #18-Sammy Smith will start hird (156.083 mph) will start third, with #19-Ty Gibbs (155.692 mph) and #98-Riley Herbst (155.652 mph) rounding out the top five.
#28-Zane Smith, #21-Austin Hill, #77-Carson Hocevar, #29-Kyle Sieg and #31-Parker Retzlaff make up the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #44-Sage Karam, #66-Chad Finchum, #74-Dawson Cram
See the complete Nashville Starting Lineup.

Qualifying Fast Facts — Nashville
Cole Custer won the Pole Award for the Tennessee Lottery 250 with a lap of 30.493 seconds, 157.020
This is his 15th pole in 125 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his third pole and 12th top-10 start in 2023.
This is his first pole in one races at Nashville Superspeedway.
Chandler Smith # (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2023 and his first in one race at Nashville
Sammy Smith # (third) posted his first top-10 start at Nashville Superspeedway. It is his seventh in 15 races this season.
Chandler Smith (second) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Qualifying Order

Practice for the Tennessee Lottery 250 Xfinity Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is complete. After 50 minutes, the top five, slowest, news and notes:
#54-Ty Gibbs 155.520 mph
#00-Cole Custer 154.816 mph
#98-Riley Herbst 154.686 mph
#1-Sam Mayer 154.327 mph
#7-Justin Allgaier 154.059 mph
Slowest: #53-CJ McLaughlin 145.953 mph
Most laps run: #16-Chandler Smith, 60
Notes: Early into the session, #53-McLaughlin spun underneath #98-Herbst and backed into the Turn 4 wall.
See full Nashville Practice Results

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

There are 41 cars on the entry list for Saturday’s Tennessee Lottery 250 Xfinity Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Three teams/drivers will miss the race.
Notables: #4-Ty Dillon, #07-Stefan Parsons, #08-Mason Massey, #10-AJ Allmendinger, #19-Ty Gibbs, #24-Connor Mosack, #28-Zane Smith, #29-Kyle Sieg, #35-David Starr, #44-Sage Karam, #53-CJ McLaughlin, #66-Chad Finchum, #74-Dawson Cram, #77-Carson Hocevar, #91-Chad Chastain.
See the full entry list on the Nashville Entry List page.

TandemDraft Xfinity Stats – Nashville

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