Overton’s 300 Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite scorching hot conditions, Justin Allgaier earned a top-10 finish in the Overton’s 300. Allgaier worse a ‘cool suit’ for the first time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and at the same time, had the air hose that provides cooler air to his helmet failed. In the final run to the finish, Allgaier ran inside the top-10 at Chicagoland Speedway in the No. 7 Brandt Celebrating the Famer Chevrolet Camaro SS. In the relatively calm race, the JR Motorsports driver was one of the fewRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service JOLIET, Ill. – When Kyle Larson crossed the finish line at Chicagoland Speedway 8.030 seconds ahead of runner-up Kevin Harvick, there were no screams of elation from the winner of Saturday’s Overton’s 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Instead, Larson placed an order. “Water, ice and towel at the start/finish line,” Larson radioed to his team, after winning a race in mind-numbing heat that approached 150 degrees in the greenhouse of his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro. Larson had won the pole earlier inRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After a long, hot day, Cole Custer earned his fifth-consecutive top-five finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The top-five finish in the Overton’s 300 also gives Custer the championship points lead. Custer’s No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang was strong throughout the race. In the final run to the finish, he battled with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regulars Kyle Larson, Kevin Harvick, as well as fellow Xfinity Series driver Christopher Bell. On the crucial final pit stop of the race, Custer slid through hisRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  JR Motorsports driver Michael Annett has secured his ride in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for years to come. Annett and his sponsor, Pilot Flying J, have reached a multi-year deal with the team that won championships with Chase Elliott and William Byron. Annett joined the team, founded by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., in 2017. In that time frame, the 32-year-old driver has earned one top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Annett’s runner-up finish in the No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Camaro SS at Road America isRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 15th race of the season and only three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars has scored a victory. The Xfinity Series returns to Chicagoland Speedway for the Overton’s 300. The return of Cup drivers, Kaz Grala’s sponsorship woes, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 15th race of the season. Coverage for the Overton’s 300 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. Chicagoland has been on the schedule since it opened prior to the 2001 season and has neverRead More