2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series Talladega Superspeedway Race Page

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Talladega Superspeedway
Time: 4:00pm/et
Laps: 113 - Stages: 25/25/63
TV: FS1 -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Race Information

Jeb Burton triumphant at Talladega; Jordan Anderson Racing wins first race: It was the kind of hard-nosed, impatient – and thrilling – competition that NASCAR fans have come to expect in the final laps of racing at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. In the end, Jeb Burton took the checkered flag on a double overtime restart to claim the victory in Saturday’s Ag-Pro 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race.(Read more)(4-22-2023)

In overtime, #27-Jeb Burton held off the field to win the Ag-Pro 300 Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. It’s his second win, with both coming at Talladega. This is the first win for Jordan Anderson Racing as a team owner, across 169 starts in the Xfinity and Craftsman Truck Series combined.
#2-Sheldon Creed finished runner-up; matching the best finish of his career. #48-Parker Kligerman placed a season best third. #00-Cole Custer won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus with a fourth-place effort. #6-Brennan Poole scored JD Motorsports’ first top-five finish since 2019.
#43-Caesar Bacarella finished a career-high sixth. #31-Parker Retzlaff overcame an early wreck to finish seventh. #08-Gray Gaulding, #35-Joey Gase and #92-Josh Williams round out the top 10.
#7-Justin Allgaier won the opening stage; his fourth stage victory of the season. #27-Burton won Stage 2 under caution.
There were 28 lead changes among 12 drivers and 10 cautions for 48 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was 106.960 mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Talladega Paint Schemes

Race Fast Facts – Talladega:
Jeb Burton won the Ag-Pro 300, his second victory in 118 Xfinity Series races.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in 2023.
This is his second victory and fourth top-10 finish in seven races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sheldon Creed (second) posted his first top-10 finish in three races at Talladega Superspeedway. It is
his fifth top-10 finish in 2023.
Parker Kligerman (third) posted his third top-10 finish in four races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Parker Retzlaff (seventh) was the highest finishing rookie.
Austin Hill leads the point standings by 4 points over John Hunter Nemechek.

Xfinity Series Playoff Standings after Talladega (Race 9 of 33):
1)#21-Austin Hill (3 wins, regular season championship leader)
2)#20-John Hunter Nemechek (2 wins)
3)#16-Chandler Smith (1 win)
4)#18-Sammy Smith (1 win)
5)#27-Jeb Burton (1 win)
6)#98-Riley Herbst 296, +59
7)#8-Josh Berry 292, +55
8)#7-Justin Allgaier 287, +50
9)#00-Cole Custer 279, +42
10)#2-Sheldon Creed 276, +39
11)#11-Daniel Hemric 255, +18
12)#48-Parker Kligerman 247, +10
Currently below playoff cutline
13)#1-Sam Mayer 237, -10
14)#9-Brandon Jones 224, -23
15)#39-Ryan Sieg 209, -38
16)#25-Brett Moffitt 194, -53
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #00-Cole Custer, #1-Sam Mayer, #48-Parker Kligerman (all for unapproved adjustments).

Pit Stall Selections

For the second straight Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, #21-Austin Hill won the pole (182.459 mph). It’s his third career pole, all coming on superspeedways.
Richard Childress Racing swept the front row with #2-Sheldon Creed running the second best time (181.632 mph). #20-John Hunter Nemechek ranked third (181.216 mph), #31-Parker Retzlaff will start fourth for the second consecutive race (181.100 mph) and #5-Jade Buford (181.014 mph) round out the top five.
#78-Anthony Alfredo, #7-Justin Allgaier, #27-Jeb Burton, #11-Daniel Hemric and #25-Brett Moffitt make up the top 10.
Did Not Qualify: #07-David Starr, #13-Jason White, #34-Jesse Iwuji, #74-Mike Harmon,
See the complete Talladega Starting Lineup.

Qualifying Fast Facts – Talladega
Austin Hill won the Pole Award for the Ag-Pro 300 with a lap of 52.483 seconds, 182.459 mph.
This is his third pole in 57 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his second pole and sixth top-10 start in 2023.
This is his second pole in four races at Talladega Superspeedway.
Sheldon Creed (second) posted his seventh top-10 start of 2023 and his third in three races at
Talladega Superspeedway.
John Hunter Nemechek (third) posted his second top-10 start at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his
ninth in nine races this season.
Parker Retzlaff (fourth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Qualifying Order

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

There are 42 drivers/teams on the entry list for the Ag-Pro 300 Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Four cars will miss the race.
Notables: #5-Jade Buford, #07-David Starr, #10-Derek Kraus, #13-Jason White, #19-Ryan Truex, #24-Parker Chase, #34-Jesse Iwuji, #35-Joey Gase, #45-Caesar Bacarella, #53-CJ McLauglin, #66-Dexter Stacey, #74-Mike Harmon.
See the full entry list on the Talladega Entry List.

TandemDraft Stats – Talladega Xfinity

Talladega At-Track Schedule