Gaughan lead Reed by just over one second, and Reed and Jones continued to battle for position. This caution would lead into the end of stage one. The yellow would wave and Jones would come in for repairs. On the restart with 24 to go in the stage, Suarez continued to hold the lead. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list for the event and 40 spots on the grid. Justin Allgaier would receive the free pass under this caution.Next
He has plenty of experience in a series meant for younger races and he has proven he can navigate the races with plenty of turns. The race also featured a total of five caution flag periods, of which three took place as a result of on-track incidents and the other two took place as a result of the endings of stages one and two. Suarez challenged to the outside, but Blaney kept his No. The race, originally scheduled to begin at 3 p. Daniel Hemric — Daniel is so close to his 1 st win, minor mistakes keep preventing him from finding victory lane. . When the checkered flag fell on the Drive for the Cure 300, Gaughan finished 11th and was eliminated.Next
Reed ran over the foot of a crew member exiting his pit. Byron finished 14 th at the race in Charlotte earlier this season. Due to pitting before pit road was open, Koch would restart at the end of the longest line, putting a big dent in his playoff hopes. Byron is in his first year with the Xfinity Series. I predict a solid top 5 for Daniel this Saturday. He needs to be utilized this weekend, this season he has won 2 of the 3 road course races on the schedule and finished 3 rd at Watkins Glen behind 2 cup series drivers.
This weekend is more than just about racing. Hemric won stage one and Bell won stage two. Aside of Briscoe, who led more laps than anybody else in the field with 33 laps led, three drivers led at least one lap of the race. The Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina would consist of 200 laps around the 1. I like Allgaier to get the win on Saturday. Matt Tifft gained positions and moved him back ahead of the No.Next
At the 3 road course races this season his average finish is 7 th. Matt Tifft, still reporting a vibration, would receive the free pass. Gaughan joined , and in being eliminated from title contention. Justin Allgaier, who hit debris from the Ruch accident, had to spend additional time in the pits for damage repair and would restart near the back of the field. He led 15 laps and finished 2 nd at Road America in August.Next
All times are Eastern Friday, October 6 11 a. Alex Labbe — scored his first career top 10 in the Xfinity Series at Mid-Ohio earlier in the year. Another notable part-timer, , was initially entered in the No. Daniel Suarez once again jumped to the lead. I am a husband and a father to 4 wonderful children. Justin Allgaier would also come in for further repairs to his machine.Next
He had to pit under green for a bad vibration. With this, the race length was shortened from 300 miles to 200 kilometers 125 miles. He will be tough to beat this weekend after finishing 3 rd in the previous two road course races. He would need a lot of help to advance in the playoffs. Also, if rain becomes a factor this is the guy I want behind the wheel after winning at Mid Ohio in the rain in 2016. The top-10 driver from Charlotte, in order: Alex Bowman, Sam Hoirnish Jr.Next
Blaney started to try running his line a little higher on the track, hoping for a better drive off the corners. The field bunched up for the restart, continuing to be lead by Daniel Suarez. Other short odds to win are Erik Jones +350 , Daniel Suarez +450 and William Byron +550. Custer has the ability to stay near the front of the pack and could get to the very front with some help. Ryan Blaney got a nose in front through the first set of corners, but he No. Brendan Gaughan and Ryan Reed would battle hard for position, and for the chance to advance in the playoffs. Suarez won three races last year, but is looking for his first win of 2017 while driving in a limited schedule.Next