The Xfinity 40 Week Series Food City 300 race at Bristol Motor Speedway started with Mike Schrader on the pole and Rookie Chris Scales setting the fastest lap of the race. Dwayne McArthur #67 Ride TV Camry gained 14 spots for the most positions gained a bonus point for winning “The Hard Charger Award”. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Dwayne McArthur led the most laps with 133, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 1 caution with 11 lead changes and there were 3 disqualifications and 6 disconnects in a 18 car field The race ended with Dwayne McArthur capturing his 5th win of the season, with Joel Kilburn taking 2nd, Mike Schrader in 3rd and Paul House nabbing 4th.
This week the Xfinity Series moves to the Johnsonville 180 road race at Road America 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 on Saturday August 25, 2019
In the Xfinity 40 Week Series points championship Kent “Big Time” Connolly in 2nd, Joel Kilburn 3rd Brian Glass in 4th and Dwayne McArthur in 5th.
The Road America race will be intense for 30 Laps Next Saturday, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
August 20, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader