Kansas City, KS - Justin Allgaier was still looking for his first career Xfinity Series win of the 2019 season heading into Saturday's race at Kansas Speedway. He came close a couple of weeks ago at Dover, dominating the race before losing it late.
Kansas City, KS - By finishing seventh at the Charlotte Roval and eighth at Dover, John Hunter Nemechek came into Kansas looking to keep that consistency going into Kansas.
It was a dominating race by the Venturini Motorsports team at Kansas Speedway and a battle between two championship contenders, Michael Self and Christian Eckes, that was decided by one position on the race track. Even an engine change would not stop Eckes from winning.
Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has extended its relationship with driver Clint Bowyer, keeping the 10-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner in the team’s No. 14 Ford Mustang for 2020.
McDowell has been close multiple times to pulling off the upset victory at either Daytona or Talladega, but always seem to fall short.
On Saturday, the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team had to make an engine and was forced to start 40th at Talladega. But it didn't take long for Denny Hamlin to get to the front prior to the postponement. In fact, the JGR driver worked himself into the top-10 just a few laps into the first stage.
Ryan Newman and his No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing team fell 0.007 seconds of a possible surprise victory at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday afternoon. Newman made a late race surge to the front out of Turns 3&4 and had quite the run coming to the checkered.
It was a controversial finish for Johnny Sauter and the No. 13 team at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon, following the Sugarland Shines 250. Sauter was the first truck to cross the line first, but not the ultimate victor.