The Xfinity 40 Week Series Menard’s 250 race at Michigan Int’l Speedway started with Steven Thomson Driver of the #67 Ride TV Toyota Camry on the pole and setting the fastest lap of the race. Dean Ayer gained 8 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Steven Thomson led the most laps with 70, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in no cautions with 4 lead changes and there were no disqualifications and 2 disconnects in a 18 car field The race ended with Steven Thomson capturing his 3rd win in row and 4th of the season, with Joel Kilburn taking 2nd, Mike Schrader in 3rd and Bill Benedict nabbing 4th.
This week the Xfinity Series moves to the American Ethanol E15 250 race at Iowa Speedway with the current points leader Kent “Big Time” Connolly 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 Mike Schrader in 2nd, Joel Kilburn 3rd Brian Glass in 4th and Steven Thomson in 5th.
The Iowa race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
June 12, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader