Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer An after thought all season, Tyler Reddick stands alone among the JR Motorsports trio with a shot of capturing the Xfinity Series title. The rookie finished sixth in Saturday’s Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix to get the fourth and final spot in the Championship 4. Entering the NASCAR playoffs, no one would’ve expected him to make a legit run for the title as teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler were in a different zip code. That all changed when it reallyRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Austin Cindric had the speed, but not the track position to advance to the Championship Four. Although the NASCAR Xfinity Series driver did lead, he was unable to lead the lap that ultimately counted. Cindric’s No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang was among the fastest cars on the long run in the Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 at ISM Raceway. On the final restart, he was deep inside the top-10. In the notoriously quick 200-Mile race, Cindric had little time to make up ground. HeRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – In a Playoff round that has been feast or famine for Christopher Bell, the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry gorged to his heart’s content on Saturday at ISM Raceway. Starting from 38th, Bell roared through the field to win the Whelen Trusted To Perform 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and advance to the Nov. 17 season championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Faced with a must-win situation entering the Round of 8 elimination race, Bell did exactly that.Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Elliott Sadler will be hanging up his helmet at season’s end and winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series championship on the way out was first and foremost in the mind of the JR Motorsports driver heading into Saturday’s race at ISM Raceway. Unfortunately for Sadler, that won’t come to fruition as he found himself eliminated from the Playoffs following an 11th place finish on the day. “We fought way too many things today,” said Sadler. “We tried some new stuff and I led us in that direction,Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Justin Allgaier’s bid of competing for that elusive NASCAR Xfinity Series championship has been swept up by the Phoenix haboobs, and was eliminated after a disastrous final stage plagued him down to a 24th place finish in Saturday’s Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 at ISM Raceway. ”Disappointment,” Allgiaer said after being eliminated. “At the end of the day we did everything right this year. We had a great season. Today we did everything right at the beginning part of the race. That was probably the mostRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 32nd race of the season, and the fifth of the Playoffs. Five full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score 14 victories as the series returns to ISM Raceway for the Whelen Trusted to Perform 200. The continued Playoff battle and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into this weekend. Coverage for the Whelen Trusted to Perform 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET. ISM Raceway has been on the schedule since the 1999 season. It has hostedRead More