The Xfinity 40 Week Series Lilly Diabetes 250 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway started with Jay Queen on the pole and Bill Benedict setting the fastest lap of the race. George Ballance Jr. gained 14 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Jay Queen led the most laps with 44, with Paul House going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 1 caution with 12 lead changes and there were 2 disqualifications and 3 disconnects in a 24 car field The race ended with Paul House capturing his 2nd win of the season, with Jay Queen taking 2nd, Bill Benedict in 3rd and Mike Schrader nabbing 4th.
This week the Xfinity Series moves to the DC Solar 300 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 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.
The Las Vegas race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
September 10, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader