A.J. Allmendinger hopes to maintain the great occasions rolling in Friday evening’s NASCAR Xfinity Collection race at Daytona Worldwide Speedway.
The Kaulig Racing driver comes off every week by which he received the inaugural Cup race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and adopted with his third Xfinity win of the season last Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
Allmendinger begins on pole Friday at Daytona. JR Motorsports’ Noah Gragson joins him on the entrance row.
Gragson is one in every of seven drivers holding Xfinity playoff spots on factors with 4 races left within the common season. Sitting ninth at 195 factors above the reduce line, Gragson’s nicely forward of the bubble battle.
Riley Herbst holds the twelfth and closing playoff spot by 41 factors over Michael Annett. Annett returns to motion Friday after lacking the final two races recovering from surgical procedure for a current leg harm.
Particulars for Friday’s Daytona Xfinity race
(All occasions are Jap)
START: Steve Hasher, director of retailer operations for race sponsor Wawa, and Wawa mascot Wally Goose will give the command to begin engines at 7:37 p.m. … The inexperienced flag is scheduled to wave at 7:49 p.m.
PRERACE: Xfinity storage opens at 10:30 a.m. … Driver introductions are at 7 p.m. … The invocation shall be given by Chaplain Juleun Johnson of AdventHealth at 7:30 p.m. … The nationwide anthem shall be carried out by the River Springs Center College Choir (Orange Metropolis, Fla.) at 7:31 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 100 laps (250 miles) on the two.5-mile superspeedway.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends at Lap 30. Stage 2 ends at Lap 60.
TV/RADIO: NBCSN protection begins with Countdown to Inexperienced at 7 p.m., main into the race at 7:30 p.m. … Motor Racing Community’s radio protection begins at 7 p.m. and likewise will stream at MRN.com; SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the printed.
FORECAST: Weather Underground’s forecast requires scattered thunderstorms, a excessive of 80 levels, and 42% probability of rain across the begin of the race.
STARTING LINEUP: Daytona Xfinity starting lineup
LAST YEAR: Justin Haley won last summer’s Xfinity race at Daytona after teammates Allmendinger and Ross Chastain wrecked whereas racing for the lead on the ultimate lap.
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Friday Daytona Xfinity race: Start time, lineup, TV info initially appeared on NBCSports.com