The Xfinity 40 Week Series Johnsonville 180 road race at Road America started with Jay Brown on the pole and Paul House setting the fastest lap of the race. Joel Kilburn gained 4 spots for the most positions gained bonus and Winning the “Hard Charger Award”. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Paul House led the most laps with 25, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in no cautions with 5 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 3 disconnects in a 16 car field The race ended with Paul House capturing his 1st win of the season, with Mike Schrader taking 2nd, Dode Hoskins in 3rd and Jay Brown nabbing 4th.
This week the Xfinity Series moves to the VFW/Sports Clip Hero 200 race at Darlington Raceway 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 Kent “Big Time” Connolly in 2nd, Joel Kilburn 3rd Dwayne McArthur in 4th and Brian Glass in 5th.
The Darlington race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
August 25, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader