Today’s Xfinity race at Las Vegas: Start time, lineup and more

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The Xfinity Series moves on to its second race of the season this afternoon with the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Daytona winner Noah Gragson looks to make it two in a row at his hometown track, but he’ll face plenty of competition in the series’ first 1.5-mile race of the year.

Here’s all the info you need ahead of the race:

(All times are Eastern)

START: The command to start engines will be given at 4:07 p.m by Kerrie Burke, VP/GM, Aliante Casino Hotel & Spa. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 4:16 p.m.

PRERACE: Driver/crew chief meeting is at 2:15 p.m. Driver introductions are at 3:30 p.m. The invocation will be given at 4 p.m. by Motor Racing Outreach chaplain Billy Mauldin. The National Anthem will be performed at 4:01 p.m. by Adam Tucker as Vegas McGraw.

DISTANCE: The race is 200 laps (300 miles) around the 1.5-mile oval.

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 45. Stage 2 ends on Lap 90.

TV/RADIO: FS1 will televise the race. Coverage will begin at 4 p.m. Performance Racing Network’s radio coverage will begin at 3:30 p.m. and can also be heard at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: forecasts showers, a temperature of 54 degrees and 51% chance of rain for the start of the Xfinity race.

LAST TIME: Kyle Busch won this race last year, beating John Hunter Nemechek and Noah Gragson. Tyler Reddick won the September race last year over Christopher Bell and Brandon Jones.

STARTING LINEUP: Here is the starting lineup after qualifying was rained out.

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