The Xfinity 40 Week Series Chicago 300 race at Chicagoland Speedway started with Joel Kilburn #40 Coors Light Sponsored Chevy winning the Marc Cohn Pole Award and Robert Vinning setting the fastest lap of the race. John Hastings #32 Tide Ride gained 8 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Joel Kilburn led the most laps with 51, with Mike Schrader #4 Busch Beer Mustang going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in no cautions with 11 lead changes and there was 1 disqualification and no disconnects in a 19 car field The race ended with Mike Schrader capturing his 3rd win of the season, with Dwayne McArthur taking 2nd, Bill Benedict in 3rd and Brian Glass nabbing 4th.

This week the Xfinity Series moves to the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 night race at Daytona Int’l 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.

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 Daytona race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.

July 2, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader