The race for first place in the points heats up with six races left in the Xfinity regular season. The top three in the standings are separated by 30 points, which will enter Saturday’s race at the International Speedway in Michigan.
AJ Allmendinger, who won this race last year in triple overtime, is in the lead. He has a 17-point lead over Justin Algayer. general leaders Ty Gibbs by 30 points. Olmendinger pulled away from his win last weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Austin Hill could be seen. He has finished in the top ten in each of the last seven races, the longest active streak in the series.
The last 11 races in Michigan have been won by 11 different riders.
Details of Saturday’s Xfinity Race at Michigan International Speedway
(All time Eastern)
START: The command to start the engines will be given at 15:39 … The green flag should be raised at 15:48.
PRERACE: Xfinity garage opens at 7:30am…Xfinity practice starts at 9:05am…Xfinity qualifying starts at 9:35am…Drivers meet at 3:00pm… At 3:30pm there will be a call for Father Jeff Rose of St. , Francis de Sales High School. … Lisa Bascom will perform the Canadian anthem at 3:31 pm and the national anthem at 3:32 pm.
DISTANCE: The race is 125 laps (250 miles) on a 2 mile race track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on the 30th lap. Stage 2 ends on lap 60.
TV/RADIO: USA Network will broadcast the race at 15:30. The countdown to green will begin at 15:00 on the US network. The post-race show will air on the USA Network… Motor Racing Network coverage starts at 3:00 pm and will also air on mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will broadcast MRN.
FORECAST: Weather Metro – Mostly sunny, 85 degrees and about 4% chance of rain at the start of the race.