2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series

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2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series
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Tyler Reddick, the current points leader

The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series is the 38th season of the NASCAR Xfinity Series, a stock car racing series sanctioned by NASCAR in the United States. Tyler Reddick enters as the defending champion.

The season marks the debut of the Toyota Supra, which replaces the Camry.[1]

Teams and drivers[edit]

Complete schedule[edit]

Manufacturer Team No. Race driver Crew chief
Chevrolet
Brandonbilt Motorsports 86 Brandon Brown (R) 7 Adam Brenner
Mason Diaz 1
TBA 25
DGM Racing 36 Josh Williams 32 Mario Gosselin
Donald Theetge 1
90 Caesar Bacarella 2 Shannon Rursch 5
Nathan Kennedy 3
Alex Labbé 2
Donald Theetge 1
Ronnie Bassett Jr. 2
Dillon Bassett 1
TBA 25
GMS Racing 23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) Chad Norris
JD Motorsports 0 Garrett Smithley Bryan Berry
01 Stephen Leicht Mark Setzer
4 Scott Lagasse Jr. 1 Paul Clapprood
Ross Chastain 29
Landon Cassill 1
TBA 2
15 B. J. McLeod 7 Ron Drake 1
Wayne Carroll 7
Tyler Matthews 1
TBA 25
Jeremy Clements Racing 51 Jeremy Clements Tony Clements 2
Danny Gill 1
Andrew Abbott 5
Jimmy Means Racing 52 David Starr Tim Brown
JR Motorsports 1 Michael Annett Travis Mack
7 Justin Allgaier Jason Burdett
8 Chase Elliott 1 Taylor Moyer
Ryan Preece 4
Zane Smith 8
Ryan Truex 5
Jeb Burton 5
Brett Moffitt 1
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1
TBA 8
9 Noah Gragson (R) Dave Elenz
Kaulig Racing 11 Justin Haley (R) Nick Harrison
Mike Harmon Racing 74 Mike Harmon Alan Collins Jr. 3
Timothy Goulet 5
Richard Childress Racing 2 Tyler Reddick Randall Burnett
Rick Ware Racing 17 Chris Cockrum 1 Jeff Spraker 1
Bayley Currey 5 R. B. Bracken 32
Kyle Weatherman 2
TBA 25
RSS Racing 38 Josh Bilicki 2 Kevin Starland 3
Clifford Turner 5
Jeff Green 31
39 Ryan Sieg Shane Wilson
93 Jeff Green 2 Clifford Turner 2
Tony Wilson 4
Kevin Starland 1
Kevin Johnson 1
Josh Bilicki 30
Brandon Brown (R) 1
SS-Green Light Racing 07 Ray Black Jr. Jason Miller
08 Gray Gaulding Patrick Donahue
Ford Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
00 Cole Custer Mike Shiplett
98 Chase Briscoe (R) Richard Boswell
Team Penske 22 Austin Cindric Brian Wilson
Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing 18 Jeffrey Earnhardt 9 Ben Beshore
Kyle Busch 7
Harrison Burton 8
Riley Herbst 8
Denny Hamlin 1
19 Brandon Jones Jeff Meendering
20 Christopher Bell Jason Ratcliff
MBM Motorsports 13 Max Tullman 1 Doug Richert 1
Sebastian Laforge 7
John Jackson 3
Stan Mullis 2
Timmy Hill 2
35 Joey Gase Ryan Bell 4
Clinton Cram 1
Doug Richert 3
42 John Jackson 1 Brian Keselowski
Chad Finchum 31
Max Tullman 1
66 Timmy Hill 7 Clinton Cram 5
Mark Labretone 1
Ryan Bell 2
Tyler Hill 2
Colin Garrett 1
Chevrolet 7
Toyota 1
B. J. McLeod Motorsports 5 Matt Mills David Ingram Jr.
Chevrolet 7
Toyota 1
78 Vinnie Miller Keith Wolfe
Chevrolet 1
Toyota 7
99 D. J. Kennington 1 Kevyn Rebolledo
Tommy Joe Martins 5
Jairo Avila Jr. 1
B. J. McLeod 1
Ryan Ellis 2
TBA 23

Limited schedule[edit]

Manufacturer Team No. Race driver Crew chief Rounds
Chevrolet Kaulig Racing 10 Ross Chastain Alex Yontz 4
Austin Dillon 1
Elliott Sadler 2
A. J. Allmendinger TBA
TBA 11
Richard Childress Racing 21 Kaz Grala Justin Alexander 5
Shepherd Racing Ventures 89 Morgan Shepherd Nick Hoechst 7
DGM Racing 92 Josh Williams Shannon Rursch 1
Ford Team Penske 12 Brad Keselowski Matt Swiderski 2
Joey Logano TBA
Paul Menard 1
Ryan Blaney TBA
Toyota XCI Racing 81 Jeffrey Earnhardt Matthew Lucas 5

Changes[edit]

Teams[edit]

Drivers[edit]

  • On August 15, 2018, Elliott Sadler announced his retirement from full-time competition, thus leaving the JR Motorsports No. 1 team open.[14] It was announced on September 25 that Noah Gragson would replace Sadler, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro SS full time in 2019.[15][16] On January 25, 2019, it was announced that Gragson would be driving the No. 9 car full-time in 2019.[12]
  • On September 22, 2018, B. J. McLeod Motorsports announced that Vinnie Miller would run the No. 78 with them full-time in 2019, and also run the final six races of the 2018 season with the team after securing his release from JD Motorsports.[17][16]
  • On October 15, 2018, Ryan Reed announced that, due to his sponsor Lilly Diabetes leaving the team, he would not return to the No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang GT in 2019, leaving him a free agent.[4]
  • On October 19, 2018, Spencer Gallagher announced that he would be retiring from racing at the end of the 2018 season and would take on a managerial role at GMS Racing. On December 6, 2018, it was announced that John Hunter Nemechek would replace Gallagher in the No. 23 Chevrolet.[18][19]
  • On October 29, 2018, it was announced that Gray Gaulding will drive for SS-Green Light Racing full-time in the No. 08 car.[16]
  • On October 31, 2018, it was announced that 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion Tyler Reddick will move from JR Motorsports to Richard Childress Racing in the 2019 season.[20][16] During RCR's 50th anniversary press conference on December 14, 2018, it was announced that Reddick will be the organization's only full-time Xfinity Series driver in 2019.[21]
  • On October 31, 2018, Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted, saying that he is working towards running the Darlington race in the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series. He had also tweeted a partial photo of a car a few weeks prior.[22] *On February 1, 2019, Earnhardt Jr. confirmed that he will race at the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway on August 31.[23]
  • On November 8, 2018, it was announced that Austin Cindric would drive the No. 22 Team Penske Ford for the entire 2019 season. The No. 12 Team Penske Ford will run on a part-time basis with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, and Paul Menard.[24][16]
  • On November 9, 2018, it was announced that Ross Chastain would join Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 Chevrolet full-time in 2019.[25][16][8] However, following an FBI raid on DC Solar's headquarters in December 2018, it was announced on January 4, 2019, that Chip Ganassi Racing would withdraw from the Xfinity series before the start of the 2019 season. Chastain solidified his plans on January 31, 2019, when he joined Kaulig Racing for three races in the organization's No. 10 car and went back to his old ride at JD Motorsports for the other 30 races on the schedule.[26]
  • On November 10, 2018, it was announced that Jeffrey Earnhardt would join Joe Gibbs Racing to drive the No. 18 Toyota Supra for nine races in 2019, including the season opener at Daytona.[27] On February 14, 2019, XCI Racing announced that Earnhardt will drive the No. 81 Toyota for four races in 2019.[13]
  • On November 25, 2018, Morgan Shepherd announced that he will be back in 2019.[28]
  • On November 29, 2018, it was announced that Chase Briscoe would join Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste to drive the No. 98 Ford full-time in 2019, while also competing for Rookie of the Year honors. In 2018, Briscoe drove a part-time schedule in the Xfinity Series, splitting time between the No. 98 and the No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford.[29][16]
  • On December 1, 2018, it was announced that Justin Haley would join Kaulig Racing to replace Ryan Truex in the No. 11 Chevrolet. Haley will also compete for Rookie of the Year Honors. Truex has since moved to a part time ride in the No. 8 for JR Motorsports. In 2018, Haley drove the No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series while also making a few starts in the Xfinity series.[30][16]
  • On December 2, 2018, Ty Majeski announced that he will be returning to Super Late Model racing in 2019 after it was revealed that Roush Fenway Racing will shut down its Xfinity program.[4]
  • On December 4, 2018, it was announced that Blake Koch would make his Xfinity series return by driving the JD Motorsports No. 4 Chevrolet full-time in 2019.[31] On January 31, 2019, Koch announced that he would step away from racing to focus on his business Filter Time. Koch's seat was filled by Ross Chastain for the majority of the schedule.[26]
  • On December 18, 2018, it was announced that Zane Smith would join JR Motorsports for eight races in the organization's No. 9 car with additional drivers to be announced at a later date. Smith drove in the ARCA Racing Series in 2018, finishing 2nd in final points.[32] On January 25, 2019, it was announced that Smith would share the new No. 8 Chevrolet with Brett Moffitt, Ryan Preece, Ryan Truex, Chase Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeb Burton.[12][33]
  • On December 27, 2018, it was announced that Jeff Green and Ryan Sieg will return to RSS Racing full-time in 2019.[34]
  • On January 10, 2019, it was announced that Matt Mills will run the No. 8 for B. J. McLeod Motorsports on a full-time basis. In addition to that announcement, B. J. McLeod, Tommy Joe Martins and Jairo Avila Jr. will share the No. 99 entry that will run full-time in 2019.[35] On February 1, 2019, it was announced that after the No. 8 would be part of JR Motorsports, Mills would be driving the No. 5 car.
  • On January 16, 2019, MBM Motorsports announced that Joey Gase will run the No. 35 Toyota full-time in the 2019 season.[36]
  • On February 4, 2019, it was announced that Josh Bilicki would move to RSS Racing in 2019 to drive the organization's No. 38 entry full-time. Bilicki drove full-time in 2018 for JP Motorsports.[37]
  • On February 28, 2019, it was announced that Elliott Sadler will return to the Xfinity Series part-time, driving the Kaulig Racing No. 10 Chevrolet at Richmond and Las Vegas.[38]
  • On March 21, 2019, it was announced that A. J. Allmendinger would return to NASCAR competition by driving the No. 10 Kaulig Racing entry in an unspecified number of races.[39]

Crew chiefs[edit]

  • On October 10, 2018, Hendrick Motorsports announced that Kevin Meendering from the No. 1 JR Motorsports team will replace Chad Knaus as Jimmie Johnson's crew chief in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) in 2019.[40]
  • On November 17, 2018, it was announced that two-time defending series champion crew chief Dave Elenz will move to the No. 1 JR Motorsports Chevrolet with rookie Noah Gragson in 2019. On January 7, 2019, it was announced that his replacement for the No. 9 team will be Taylor Moyer.[41] On January 25th, 2019, it was announced that Dave Elenz will be the crew chief for the No. 9 Chevrolet with Noah Gragson while Taylor Moyer will be the crew chief for the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet.
  • On December 6, 2018, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Jeff Meendering will replace Chris Gabehart as crew chief of the No. 19 Toyota, as Gabehart has been promoted to Denny Hamlin's crew chief in the MENCS. Ben Beshore replaces Eric Phillips as crew chief of the No. 18 team, as Phillips moves to the MENCS as the No. 11 car chief.[42]
  • On December 14, 2018, Richard Childress Racing announced that Randall Burnett will be Tyler Reddick's crew chief in the No. 2 Chevrolet.[21]

Manufacturers[edit]

  • Before the 2018 Homestead race week, MBM Motorsports announced that they were selling their Chevrolet and Dodge Xfinity cars and intends to use Toyota bodies only for the 2019 season. They previously ran cars from all four manufacturers at some point throughout the 2018 season. It is unknown how many cars they will field, although Chad Finchum is expected to stay with the team for 2019.[44]
  • With the new flange-fit composite bodies being made mandatory in the 2019 season, Dodge left the Xfinity Series after the 2018 season, as the former Team Penske Challengers (nicknamed "Zombie Dodges" due to their lack of factory support since 2013) used by smaller teams were deemed ineligible due to their steel bodies. This also means that Dodge would have no representation in NASCAR's three major series for the first time since 1994.[45][44]

Rule changes[edit]

  • On August 23, 2018, NASCAR announced that Cup drivers competing in Xfinity Series events would no longer be eligible to earn playoff bonus points for the cars that they were driving.[46]
  • On the same day, a change in the number of cars in the field was changed, going from 40 to 38.[46]
  • The flange-fit composite bodies, first introduced in 2018, will be made mandatory for all races in the 2019 season.[44][45]
  • On February 4, 2019, NASCAR announced a new post-race inspection rule in all three series, where race-winning teams found to be in violation of the rule book will automatically be disqualified. Following a race, the first-place and second-place teams, along with at least one randomly selected car, will undergo post-race inspection. The inspection should take between 90 minutes and two hours to complete before the race winner is officially declared. The car that fails the inspection will receive last-place points and will be stripped of playoff and stage points.[47]
  • On February 4, 2019, NASCAR announced a change in the qualifying schedule procedures for the majority of its tracks. For short tracks and intermediate speedways, the first round will be shortened from 15 minutes to 10 minutes, while the second and third rounds will remain at 10 and five minutes, respectively. The downtime intervals at all tracks will be reduced from seven minutes to five minutes. Superspeedway qualifications will retain their untimed two-round intervals of single-lap qualifying while road courses will continue to use two qualifying rounds: 25 minutes for the first round and 10 minutes for the final round.[48]

Schedule[edit]

The schedule, consisting of 33 races, was announced on June 13, 2018.[49] Similar to the Monster Energy Cup Schedule, there are no changes from 2018 to 2019;[50] However, both the regular-season finale at Las Vegas and the playoff race at Texas will be night races.[51]

Bonus money Dash 4 Cash races indicated in BOLD. Qualifying race for first Dash 4 Cash race in Italics.

No. Race title Track Date Start Time (et) TV
1 NASCAR Racing Experience 300 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 16 2:30 p.m. FS1
2 Rinnai 250 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton February 23 2:00 p.m. FS1
3 Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas March 2 4:00 p.m. FS1
4 iK9 Service Dog 200 ISM Raceway, Avondale March 9 4:00 p.m. FS1
5 Production Alliance Group 300 Auto Club Speedway, Fontana March 16 5:00 p.m. FS1
6 My Bariatric Solutions 300 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth March 30 1:00 p.m. FS1
7 Alsco 300 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol April 6 1:00 p.m. FS1
8 ToyotaCare 250 Richmond Raceway, Richmond April 12 7:00 p.m. FS1
9 MoneyLion 300 Talladega Superspeedway, Lincoln April 27 1:00 p.m. FS1
10 Allied Steel Buildings 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover May 4 1:30 p.m. FS1
11 Alsco 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord May 25 1:00 p.m. FS1
12 Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J. P. Mascaro & Sons Pocono Raceway, Long Pond June 1 1:00 p.m. FS1
13 LTi Printing 250 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 8 1:30 p.m. FS1
14 Iowa 250 Iowa Speedway, Newton June 16 5:30 p.m. FS1
15 Camping World 300 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet June 29 3:30 p.m. NBCSN
16 Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach July 5 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
17 Alsco 300 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta July 12 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
18 Lakes Region 200 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon July 20 4:00 p.m. NBCSN
19 U.S. Cellular 250 Iowa Speedway, Newton July 27 5:00 p.m. NBCSN
20 Zippo 200 at The Glen Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen August 3 3:00 p.m. NBC
21 B&L Transport 170 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington August 10 3:00 p.m. NBCSN
22 Food City 300 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol August 16 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
23 Johnsonville 180 Road America, Elkhart Lake August 24 3:00 p.m. NBCSN
24 Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 Darlington Raceway, Darlington August 31 4:00 p.m. NBC
25 Lilly Diabetes 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway September 7 4:00 p.m. NBCSN
26 DC Solar 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas September 14 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs
Round of 12
27 Go Bowling 250 Richmond Raceway, Richmond September 20 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
28 Drive for the Cure 200 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord September 28 3:30 p.m. NBCSN
29 Bar Harbor 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover October 5 3:00 p.m. NBCSN
Round of 8
30 Kansas Lottery 300 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City October 19 3:00 p.m. NBC
31 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth November 2 8:30 p.m. NBCSN
32 Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 ISM Raceway, Avondale November 9 3:30 p.m. NBC
Championship 4
33 Ford EcoBoost 300 Homestead–Miami Speedway, Homestead November 16 3:30 p.m. NBCSN

Results and standings[edit]

Race results[edit]

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer No. Winning team Report
1 NASCAR Racing Experience 300 Tyler Reddick Michael Annett Michael Annett Chevrolet 1 JR Motorsports Report
2 Rinnai 250 Cole Custer Christopher Bell Christopher Bell Toyota 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Report
3 Boyd Gaming 300 Cole Custer Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Report
4 iK9 Service Dog 200 Christopher Bell Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Report
5 Production Alliance Group 300 Tyler Reddick Kyle Busch Cole Custer Ford 00 Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste Report
6 My Bariatric Solutions 300 Christopher Bell Christopher Bell Kyle Busch Toyota 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Report
7 Alsco 300 Cole Custer Justin Allgaier Christopher Bell Toyota 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Report
8 ToyotaCare 250 Riley Herbst Cole Custer Cole Custer Ford 00 Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste Report
9 MoneyLion 300 Report

Drivers' Championship[edit]

(keyBold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by final practice results or owner's points. * – Most laps led. 1 – Stage 1 winner. 2 – Stage 2 winner.

Pos Driver DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM Pts. Stage Bonus
1 Tyler Reddick 9 5 142 3 4 2 2 4 362 109 1
2 Christopher Bell 6 1*12 13 302 3 3*1 1 16 338 107 14
3 Cole Custer 14 2 91 4 1 34 3 1*2 333 97 12
4 Austin Cindric 5 10 22 51 6 11 6 2 299 70 1
5 Justin Allgaier 2 3 31 14 9 12 30*12 31 275 83 3
6 John Hunter Nemechek (R) 8 20 2 9 28 9 5 7 263 55
7 Michael Annett 1* 12 5 8 13 6 8 13 262 29 5
8 Chase Briscoe (R) 12 15 8 6 5 4 4 8 255 21
9 Ryan Sieg 4 11 6 10 11 102 12 5 253 26 1
10 Noah Gragson (R) 11 9 3 11 12 13 9 22 246 40
11 Justin Haley (R) 171 8 10 12 10 7 7 10 237 22 1
12 Brandon Jones 3 4 28 7 7 33 14 33 227 60
13 Ross Chastain 132 14 7 17 18 16 33 11 195 28 1
14 Brandon Brown (R) 18 13 17 15 15 17 23 20 158
15 Gray Gaulding 34 16 12 16 16 21 15 17 149
16 Jeremy Clements 36 18 15 13 14 26 13 35 126
17 Ray Black Jr. 30 23 11 18 17 35 16 21 125
18 Garrett Smithley 24 17 18 22 19 31 22 19 124
19 David Starr 20 27 19 27 21 20 25 29 108
20 Jeffrey Earnhardt 15 6 8 105 23
21 Josh Williams 22 21 16 29 33 14 19 DNQ 105
22 B. J. McLeod 27 24 20 21 24 32 18 30 100
23 Joey Gase 16 29 38 24 27 24 27 23 90
24 Vinnie Miller 25 32 26 23 25 25 24 27 89
25 Chad Finchum 26 21 19 32 23 20 34 84
26 Matt Mills 26 30 29 28 23 27 21 28 84
27 Stephen Leicht 38 25 27 31 22 22 32 18 83
28 Zane Smith 24 11 6 80 10
29 Timmy Hill 19 28 23 34 37 17 37 66
30 Mike Harmon 35 33 30 25 26 29 29 31 58
31 Tommy Joe Martins 31 35 20 19 26 54
32 Jeff Green 7 36 32 33 36 38 34 38 46
33 Josh Bilicki 23 34 36 26 29 30 36 45
34 Kaz Grala 18 14 42
35 Ryan Truex 2 40 5
36 Jeb Burton 5 36 4
37 Riley Herbst 9 28
38 Ronnie Bassett Jr. 32 15 27
39 Elliott Sadler 12 25
40 Alex Labbé 19 31 24
41 Dillon Bassett 15 22
42 Morgan Shepherd 35 33 34 31 DNQ 35 Wth 17
43 Scott Lagasse Jr. 21 16
44 Kyle Weatherman 28 32 14
45 John Jackson 32 37 30 37 14
46 Tyler Matthews 24 13
47 Donald Theetge 37 25 13
48 Jairo Avila Jr. 25 12
49 Colin Garrett 26 11
50 Max Tullman 28 9
51 Caesar Bacarella 29 37 9
52 Chris Cockrum 31 6
53 D. J. Kennington 33 4
54 Stan Mullis 35 36 3
55 Mason Diaz (R) 36 1
Ineligible for Xfinity Series driver points
Pos Driver DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM Pts. Stage Bonus
Kyle Busch 1* 1* 2*12 1
Austin Dillon 4
Ryan Preece 7 8
Chase Elliott 10
Harrison Burton 10
Tyler Hill 20 28
Bayley Currey 22 34 37 35 DNQ
Brad Keselowski 37 36
Pos Driver DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM Pts. Stage Bonus

Owners' championship (Top 15)[edit]

(key) Bold - Pole position awarded by time. Italics - Pole position set by final practice results or rainout. * – Most laps led. 1 – Stage 1 winner. 2 – Stage 2 winner.

Pos. No. Car Owner DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM Points Bonus
1 2 Richard Childress 9 5 142 3 4 2 2 4 362
2 18 Joe Gibbs 15 6 1* 1* 2*12 1 10 9 357
3 20 Joe Gibbs 6 1*12 13 302 3 3*1 1 16 338 14
4 00 Gene Haas 14 2 91 4 1 34 3 1*2 333 12
5 22 Roger Penske 5 10 22 51 6 11 6 2 299 1
6 7 Kelley Earnhardt-Miller 2 3 31 14 9 12 30*12 31 275 3
7 23 Maurice Gallagher Jr. 8 20 2 9 28 9 5 7 275
8 1 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1* 12 5 8 13 6 8 13 262 5
9 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 10 7 24 2 8 5 11 6 260
10 98 Fred Biagi 12 15 8 6 5 4 4 8 255
11 39 Rod Sieg 4 11 6 10 11 102 12 5 253 1
12 9 Rick Hendrick 11 9 3 11 12 13 9 22 246
13 11 Matt Kaulig 171 8 10 12 10 7 7 10 237 1
14 19 Joe Gibbs 3 4 28 7 7 33 14 33 227
15 4 Johnny Davis 21 14 7 17 18 16 33 11 168
Pos. No. Car Owner DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM Points Bonus

Manufacturers' Championship[edit]

After 8 of 33 races

Pos Manufacturer Wins Points
1 Toyota 5 297
2 Chevrolet 1 281
3 Ford 2 276

See also[edit]

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