Tonight’s Xfinity race at Iowa: Start time, lineup and more

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The Xfinity Series is back at Iowa Speedway this weekend for its second trip of the season to the short track.

How long can Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick‘s stranglehold on victory lane last?

Here’s all the info you need for today’s U.S. Cellular 250.

(All times are Eastern)

START:  The command to start engines will be given at 5:25 p.m. by U.S. Cellular Customers Eric Brecke, Mark Jones and Kent Carson. Green flag is scheduled to wave at 5:32 p.m.

PRERACE: Garage opens at 8:30 a.m. Qualifying is at 12:05 p.m. Driver/crew chief meeting is at 3:45 p.m. Driver introductions are at 4:45 p.m. The invocation will be given at 5:17 p.m. by Matt Sanford. Abbie Callahan will perform the National Anthem at 5:18 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 250 laps (218.75 miles) around the 7/8-mile track.

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 60. Stage 2 ends on Lap 120.

TV/RADIO: NBCSN will televise the race. Coverage begins at 5 p.m. The Motor Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 4:30 p.m. and also can be heard at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: Wunderground.com forecasts a temperature of 87 degrees with a 20% chance of precipitation at the race start time

LAST TIME: Christopher Bell won the June race over and Cole Custer. Bell won this race last year over Justin Allgaier.

STARTING LINEUP: