Johnsonville 180 Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Despite two years out of a NASCAR Xfinity Series car, Parker Kligerman returned to earn a top-10 finish at Road America. Kligerman started in the back but ran up front for the bulk of the day. Different pit strategies served to jumble the field often in the Johnsonville 180. It was the difference in strategies that helped Kligerman earn a 10th-place finish in a wild race. He pitted early in the final stage of the race. As those ahead on an alternate strategy peeled offRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After a tough week for JR Motorsports and the No. 5 team following the loss of mechanic Adam Wright in a car crash one week ago, Michael Annett helped the healing process as he brought home his best finish of the season with a runner-up finish in Sunday’s Johnsonville 180 at Road America. “First off, we had a guardian angel riding with us this whole weekend,” said Annett. “Lost not only a great friend, great guy, and a great mechanic. Adam Wright, we lost himRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Career firsts continue for Daniel Hemric as the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Road America for the Johnsonville 180. This will be Hemric’s first time competing at the 4.048-mile road course. In his two previous road course races in the Xfinity Series, Hemric finished 11th at Watkins Glen, and second in his first race at Mid-Ohio in the No. 21 Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet Camaro. The second-place finish was a career best for Hemric. Hemric also has two top-fives at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park inRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer 22 races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, only three of the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars (Justin Allgaier, Ryan Reed, and William Byron three times) have scored victories during the 2017 season. This weekend the NASCAR Xfinity Series travels to Road America for the Johnsonville 180, the 23rd race of the season. Sadler continues to lead the Championship Point standings, despite not scoring a win. He leads with 110 points over his JR Motorsports teammate, Byron. The last time the Xfinity Series visited Road America,Read More