Chase Briscoe will lead the Las Vegas Xfinity lineup to the green flag as the series begins its playoffs Saturday night.
Briscoe enters the playoffs after his seventh win of the season last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. He has seven victories so far, two more than Austin Cindric who will start second Saturday night.
The opening round of the Xfinity playoffs goes to Talladega after Las Vegas and ends with the Charlotte Roval. The playoff field will be cut to eight drivers at Charlotte.
The Las Vegas Xfinity lineup is set by using a formula based on four statistical categories: owner points position, owner final race position, the finish and fastest lap from the most recently completed race.
Performance Metrics Qualifying is a total number based on the previous race. The formula is 15% of a fastest lap time position, 25% of the driver’s final race finish position, 25% of the owner’s final race position and 35% of the owner points position. Any ties will be broken by the rule book.
NASCAR Xfinity Series at Las Vegas
Race time: 7:30 p.m. ET, Saturday
Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Las Vegas, Nevada (1.5-mile speedway)
Length: 200 laps (300 miles)
Stages: Stage 1 ends Lap 45. Stage 2 ends Lap 90.
TV coverage: NBCSN
Radio: Performance Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
Streaming: NBC Sports app (subscription required); goprn.com and SiriusXM for audio (subscription required)
Next Truck race: Friday at Las Vegas (134 laps, 201 miles), 9 p.m. ET on FS1
Next Cup race: Sunday at Las Vegas (267 laps, 400.5 miles), 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN