OneMain Financial 200

Results, points after Xfinity race at Dover

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Justin Allgaier held off Elliott Sadler to win the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway.

It is Allgaier’s sixth Xfinity win and it came in his 250th start.

The top five was completed by Daniel Hemric, Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick.

Click here for the results.

Point Standings

Sadler has a 33-point lead over Allgaier.

Reddick (-38) completes a JR Motorsports’ sweep of the top spots.

The top five is completed by Christopher Bell (-52) and Daniel Hemric (-58).

Click here for the point standings.

Justin Allgaier wins Dover Xfinity race over Elliott Sadler

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Justin Allgaier survived a 27-lap battle with teammate Elliott Sadler to win the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway.

Sadler failed to complete a pass of Allgaier coming out of Turn 4, nearly wrecking them both in the process.

The JR Motorsports drivers were also battling for the final Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus. Sadler had won the last two.

“Elliott and I had a great race,” Allgaier told Fox Sports 1. “The amount of respect Elliott showed me was great. Obviously we got together coming to the checkered. I expected that. I knew he had to do what he had to do. We had to do what we had to do.”

Allgaier led 104 laps to win his first Xfinity Series race since last September at Chicagoland Speedway. It was his sixth career win and came in his 250th start.

“That race I couldn’t have asked for anything better,” Allgaier said. “My wife and my daughter aren’t here and that’s probably the hardest part about today. … When we were coming to the checkered, even though I was in the fence I was thinking I was really disappointed that they’re not here.”

The top five was Allgaier, Sadler, Daniel Hemric, Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick.

STAGE 1 WINNER: Elliott Sadler

STAGE 2 WINNER: Justin Allgaier

MORE: Race results and point standings

WHO HAD A GOOD RACE: Elliott Sadler is the only driver to finish in the top 10 in every race this season. He has six runner-up finishes since his last victory in September 2016 … Johnny Sauter finished sixth in place of the suspended Spencer Gallagher … Tyler Reddick earned his first top five since winning the season opener at Daytona … Noah Gragson placed seventh. He has finished in the top 10 in each of his three Xfinity starts.

WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Ty Majeski was the leader on the Stage 2 restart when he quickly fell off the pace. He went to the garage with a mechanical problem. Majeski returned but was involved in a wreck with Dylan Lupton with 32 laps to go. He finished 34th … Kaz Grala wrecked with 13 laps to go in Stage 2. He finished 37th … Alex Labbe spun after being nudged by Ryan Reed with 57 laps to go. His right front tire then blew, causing significant damage to his No. 36 Chevy. He finished 21st.

NOTABLE: JR Motorsports has finished 1-2 six times and twice this year. Sadler was second both times … Justin Allgaier is the 13th different winner in the last 13 races, tying the record for most consecutive different winners.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I really want to get those guys a win. I’m tired of finishing in the top five without any checkered flags to show for it.” – Elliott Sadler to FS1.

WHAT’S NEXT: Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 1 p.m. ET on May 26 on Fox Sports 1.

 

Brandon Jones wins pole for Dover Xfinity race

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Brandon Jones qualified first for Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway, earning his second career pole.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned the pole with a speed of 155.831 mph. He will be joined on the front row by teammate Noah Gragson (155.629 mph).

“We need XYO (Networks) on the car more often, best-career finish last week with them on the car and now a pole,” Jones told Fox Sports 1. “This is a driver’s track, too. I got a pole last year at Daytona and we all know how that place is. To be able to have raw speed here that’s pretty awesome.”

JGR swept the front row for the 52nd time.

The top five is completed by Matt Tifft, Elliott Sadler and Daniel Hemric.

Jones and Sadler are two of the four Dash 4 Cash drivers. The other two are Justin Allgaier (sixth) and Ryan Sieg (13th).

Johnny Sauter, driving in place of the suspended Spencer Gallagher, qualified 11th.

Nine cars did not make a lap in Round 1 after they failed to get through inspection in time.

David Starr, Cody Ware, Christopher Bell, Michael Annett, Cole Custer, Joe Nemechek, John Hunter Nemechek, Tyler Reddick and Stephen Leicht did not make laps.

Ware did not make the race.

Click here for qualifying results.

Saturday schedule for NASCAR at Dover

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Cup teams hold two practice sessions and the Xfinity Series competes in the OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway today.

Here’s the day’s full schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

6 a.m. — Xfinity garage opens

7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Cup garage open

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 p.m. — Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

9:35 a.m. — Xfinity qualifying; three round/multi-car (FS1)

10:45 a.m. – -Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

11 – 11:50 a.m. — Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

Noon — Xfinity driver introductions

12:30 p.m. — OneMain Financial 200; 200 laps/200 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Breaking down the final four Dash 4 Cash drivers

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The last chance for four Xfinity Series drivers to walk away with $100,000 is here.

This weekend’s OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway marks the end of this season’s Dash 4 Cash campaign, where four drivers compete against each other for the bonus money in four races.

The final set of drivers was established last Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway by the top four finishing drivers competing for points in the Xfinity Series.

But the lineup hit a snag on Wednesday when it was announced that race winner Spencer Gallagher was suspended indefinitely for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy.

The set of four drivers now includes JR Motorsports’ Elliott Sadler and Justin Allgaier, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Brandon Jones and independent driver Ryan Sieg. Sieg takes the place of Gallagher.

Sadler enters the race having won the last two Dash 4 Cash bonuses at Talladega and Richmond.

Just like with the first three Dash 4 Cash races, the four drivers will not have to compete against any Cup drivers in the race.

Here’s a look at each driver’s record at the 1-mile track.

Elliott Sadler

  • In 20 Xfinity starts at Dover, Sadler has three top fives, 13 top 10s and one pole (Oct. 2011).
  • Hasn’t finished better than sixth in last six Dover starts.
  • Has led 22 laps at Dover.
  • Sadler will try to earn his 100th career top-five finish. He has 99 top fives in 371 starts after placing fifth at Talladega.
  • Has finished in top 10 in every race this year.

Justin Allgaier

  • In 14 Xfinity starts at Dover, has four top fives and seven top-10 finishes. Finished second in last fall’s race.
  • Three of his top fives have come in last four starts there.
  • Has led 19 laps at Dover.
  • Has finished in top 10 in six of nine races this year.

Brandon Jones

  • Enters Dover off career-best second-place finish at Talladega and three consecutive top 10s.
  • This is Jones’ first time as a Dash 4 Cash participant.
  • In four starts at Dover, hasn’t finished better than 17th. DNFs in last two starts.
  • One top five and five top 10s through nine races this season.

Ryan Sieg

  • In eight Xfinity starts at Dover, has never finished better than 13th in his first start in 2014.
  • Hasn’t finished on lead lap since first two Dover starts.
  • Average finish of 16.1.
  • Has never recorded a DNF at Dover.
  • Sixth-place finish at Talladega was first top 10 of season.

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