The Xfinity 40 Week Series US Cellular 250 race at Iowa Speedway started with Bill Benedict on the pole and Dwayne McArthur #67 RideTV.com setting the fastest lap of the race. Bobby McCormick gained 16 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Kevin Rupert #12 led the most laps with 103, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 2 cautions with 11 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 2 disconnects in a 23 car field The race ended with Kevin Rupert out Driving the Dwayne McArthur and capturing his 1st win of the season, with Dwayne McArthur taking 2nd, Mike Schrader in 3rd and Joel Kilburn nabbing 4th.
This week the Xfinity Series moves to the Zippo 200 race at Watkins Glen Int’l – Cup Circuit with the current points leader Mike Schrader looking to maintain the lead in the series. The question is … can he hold off the charging Old Bastards?
We shall see when the green flag drops at 11:40 am Eastern time.
In the Xfinity 40 Week Series points championship Joel Kilburn in 2nd, Kent Connolly 3rd Brian Glass in 4th and Dwayne McArthur in 5th.
The Watkins Glen race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
July 30, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader