Rain Postpones NASCAR Xfinity Race Until Saturday Afternoon

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – RIS – Rain limited on-track action to three laps tonight.  The Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 Xfinity Series race will resume at noon, Eastern Standard time tomorrow, where hopefully it will be dryer.  It’s a double header with the Monster Energy Cup race later as darkness falls.  The starting lineup is as follows:

Time Trial Results, 16th Annual Coca-Cola Firecracker 250, Daytona International Speedway

Qualifying Round 1
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed, -Fastest, -Next
1) Ben Kennedy #, No. 2 Rheem Chevrolet, 49.290 sec, 182.593 mph, -, -
2) Blake Koch, No. 11 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, 49.326, 182.460, 0.036, 0.036
3) Joey Logano(i), No. 22 Discount Tire Ford, 49.387, 182.234, 0.097, 0.061
4) William Byron #, No. 9 AXALTA/Vorteq Chevrolet, 49.395, 182.205, 0.105, 0.008
5) Matt Tifft #, No. 19 Comcast NBC Unvrsl Slt to Srvc Toyota, 49.399, 182.190, 0.109, 0.004
6) Daniel Hemric #, No. 21 Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet, 49.418, 182.120, 0.128, 0.019
7) Brennan Poole, No. 48 DC Solar Chevrolet, 49.432, 182.068, 0.142, 0.014
8) Daniel Suarez(i), No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, 49.443, 182.028, 0.153, 0.011
9) Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford, 49.511, 181.778, 0.221, 0.068
10) Elliott Sadler, No. 1 Armour Vienna Sausage 150 Years Chevrolet, 49.530, 181.708, 0.240, 0.019
11) Michael Annett, No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet, 49.553, 181.624, 0.263, 0.023
12) Brendan Gaughan, No. 62 USAF Special Tactics/South Point Chevrolet, 49.557, 181.609, 0.267, 0.004
13) Tyler Reddick, No. 42 BBR/Jason Aldean Chevrolet, 49.581, 181.521, 0.291, 0.024
14) Erik Jones(i), No. 20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota, 49.583, 181.514, 0.293, 0.002
15) Ty Dillon(i), No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/TRCKR BTS Chev, 49.631, 181.338, 0.341, 0.048
16) Brandon Jones, No. 33 Rain-X/Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet, 49.648, 181.276, 0.358, 0.017
17) Jeb Burton, No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota, 49.780, 180.796, 0.490, 0.132
18) Ryan Sieg, No. 39 RSS Racing Chevrolet, 49.837, 180.589, 0.547, 0.057
19) Cole Custer #, No. 00 Haas Automation Ford, 49.933, 180.242, 0.643, 0.096
20) Ross Chastain, No. 4 GK Services Chevrolet, 49.997, 180.011, 0.707, 0.064
21) Dakoda Armstrong, No. 28 WinField United Toyota, 50.002, 179.993, 0.712, 0.005
22) Spencer Gallagher #, No. 23 Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet, 50.024, 179.914, 0.734, 0.022
23) Casey Mears, No. 98 Fresh From Florida Ford, 50.044, 179.842, 0.754, 0.020
24) Scott Lagasse Jr., No. 26 Alert Today Florida/Florida Lottery Toyota, 50.075, 179.730, 0.785, 0.031
25) Justin Allgaier, No. 7 Trademark Nitrogen Chevrolet, 50.101, 179.637, 0.811, 0.026
26) Harrison Rhodes, No. 01 Flex Tape Chevrolet, 50.412, 178.529, 1.122, 0.311
27) Garrett Smithley, No. 0 Flex Seal Chevrolet, 50.465, 178.341, 1.175, 0.053
28) Brandon Brown, No. 90 Horton Farms Chevrolet, 50.524, 178.133, 1.234, 0.059
29) Chris Cockrum, No. 25 Advanced Cmmnctns Grp Chev, 50.555, 178.024, 1.265, 0.031
30) Ray Black II, No. 07 America's Donuts Chevrolet, 50.562, 177.999, 1.272, 0.007
31) BJ McLeod, No. 78 Toyota, 50.576, 177.950, 1.286, 0.014
32) Josh Williams, No. 92 Chevrolet, 50.602, 177.859, 1.312, 0.026
33) David Starr, No. 99 Chevrolet, 50.658, 177.662, 1.368, 0.056
34) Joey Gase, No. 52 Trenton's Legacy/Premier Millwright Chevrolet, 50.719, 177.448, 1.429, 0.061, OP
35) Mike Harmon, No. 74 Veterans Motorsports Dodge, 50.782, 177.228, 1.492, 0.063, OP
36) Timmy Hill, No. 40 Dodge, 50.900, 176.817, 1.610, 0.118, OP
37) JJ Yeley, No. 14 TriStar Motorsports Toyota, 50.921, 176.744, 1.631, 0.021, OP
38) Jeremy Clements, No. 51 RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet, 50.941, 176.675, 1.651, 0.020, OP
39) Mark Thompson, No. 13 Phoenix Air Toyota, 51.038, 176.339, 1.748, 0.097, OP
40) Jeff Green, No. 8 Toyota, 51.091, 176.156, 1.801, 0.053 , OP
 (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Qualifying Round 2
Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed, -Fastest, -Next
1) Brennan Poole, No. 48 DC Solar Chevrolet, 49.194, 182.949, 0.000, 0.000
2) Ben Kennedy #, No. 2 Rheem Chevrolet, 49.236, 182.793, 0.042, 0.042
3) William Byron #, No. 9 AXALTA/Vorteq Chevrolet, 49.281, 182.626, 0.087, 0.045
4) Blake Koch, No. 11 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, 49.313, 182.508, 0.119, 0.032
5) Daniel Hemric #, No. 21 Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet, 49.322, 182.474, 0.128, 0.009
6) Matt Tifft #, No. 19 Comcast NBC Unvrsl Slt to Srvc Toyota, 49.365, 182.315, 0.171, 0.043
7) Elliott Sadler, No. 1 Armour Vienna Sausage 150 Years Chevrolet, 49.371, 182.293, 0.177, 0.006
8) Daniel Suarez(i), No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, 49.374, 182.282, 0.180, 0.003
9) Brendan Gaughan, No. 62 USAF Special Tactics/South Point Chevrolet, 49.451, 181.998, 0.257, 0.077
10) Joey Logano(i), No. 22 Discount Tire Ford, 49.476, 181.906, 0.282, 0.025
11) Michael Annett, No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet, 49.555, 181.616, 0.361, 0.079
12) Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford, 49.573, 181.550, 0.379, 0.018
 (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

Starting Line Up, 16th Annual Coca-Cola Firecracker 250, Daytona International Speedway

Pos, Driver, Car, Time, Speed
1) Brennan Poole, No. 48 DC Solar Chevrolet, 49.194, 182.949
2) Ben Kennedy #, No. 2 Rheem Chevrolet, 49.236, 182.793
3) William Byron #, No. 9 AXALTA/Vorteq Chevrolet, 49.281, 182.626
4) Blake Koch, No. 11 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, 49.313, 182.508
5) Daniel Hemric #, No. 21 Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet, 49.322, 182.474
6) Matt Tifft #, No. 19 Comcast NBC Unvrsl Slt to Srvc Toyota, 49.365, 182.315
7) Elliott Sadler, No. 1 Armour Vienna Sausage 150 Years Chevrolet, 49.371, 182.293
8) Daniel Suarez(i), No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, 49.374, 182.282
9) Brendan Gaughan, No. 62 USAF Special Tactics/South Point Chevrolet, 49.451, 181.998
10) Joey Logano(i), No. 22 Discount Tire Ford, 49.476, 181.906
11) Michael Annett, No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet, 49.555, 181.616
12) Ryan Reed, No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford, 49.573, 181.550
13) Tyler Reddick, No. 42 BBR/Jason Aldean Chevrolet, 49.581, 181.521
14) Erik Jones(i), No. 20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota, 49.583, 181.514
15) Ty Dillon(i), No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER BOATS Chevrolet, 49.631, 181.338
16) Brandon Jones, No. 33 Rain-X/Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet, 49.648, 181.276
17) Jeb Burton, No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota, 49.780, 180.796
18) Ryan Sieg, No. 39 RSS Racing Chevrolet, 49.837, 180.589
19) Cole Custer #, No. 00 Haas Automation Ford, 49.933, 180.242
20) Ross Chastain, No. 4 GK Services Chevrolet, 49.997, 180.011
21) Dakoda Armstrong, No. 28 WinField United Toyota, 50.002, 179.993
22) Spencer Gallagher #, No. 23 Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet, 50.024, 179.914
23) Casey Mears, No. 98 Fresh From Florida Ford, 50.044, 179.842
24) Scott Lagasse Jr., No. 26 Alert Today Florida/Florida Lottery Toyota, 50.075, 179.730
25) Justin Allgaier, No. 7 Trademark Nitrogen Chevrolet, 50.101, 179.637
26) Harrison Rhodes, No. 01 Flex Tape Chevrolet, 50.412, 178.529
27) Garrett Smithley, No. 0 Flex Seal Chevrolet, 50.465, 178.341
28) Brandon Brown, No. 90 Horton Farms Chevrolet, 50.524, 178.133
29) Chris Cockrum, No. 25 Advanced Communications Group Chevrolet, 50.555, 178.024
30) Ray Black II, No. 07 America's Donuts Chevrolet, 50.562, 177.999
31) BJ McLeod, No. 78 Toyota, 50.576, 177.950
32) Josh Williams, No. 92 Chevrolet, 50.602, 177.859
33) David Starr, No. 99 Chevrolet, 50.658, 177.662
34) Joey Gase, No. 52 Trenton's Legacy/Premier Millwright Chevrolet, Owner Points, 
35) Mike Harmon, No. 74 Veterans Motorsports Dodge, Owner Points, 
36) Timmy Hill, No. 40 Dodge, Owner Points, 
37) JJ Yeley, No. 14 TriStar Motorsports Toyota, Owner Points, 
38) Jeremy Clements, No. 51 RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet, Owner Points, 
39) Mark Thompson, No. 13 Phoenix Air Toyota, Owner Points, 
40) Jeff Green, No. 8 Toyota, Owner Points, 
 (i) Ineligible for driver points in this series, (#) Rookie

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Ron Fleshman with John Davison

RIS NASCAR Editor.  Has been with RIS since the middle 90's. Writes on each of the three main series of NASCAR.

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