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The 2018 Johnsonville 180 was a NASCAR Xfinity Series race held on August 25, 2018 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Contested over 45 laps on the 4.048-mile (6.515 km) road course, it was the 23rd race of the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season.

2018 Johnsonville 180
Race details[1][2][3]
Race 23 of 33 in the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season
Date August 25, 2018 (2018-08-25)
Location Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Course Permanent racing facility
4.048 mi (6.515 km)
Distance 45 laps, 182 mi (293 km)
Average speed 75.926 miles per hour (122.191 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Richard Childress Racing
Time 133.320
Most laps led
Driver Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports
Laps 14
Winner
No. 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network NBCSN
Radio in the United States
Radio PRN

Contents

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Team Manufacturer
0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet
00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford
01 Vinnie Miller (R) JD Motorsports Chevrolet
1 Elliott Sadler JR Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Matt Tifft Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
3 Brendan Gaughan Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet
5 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet
6 Conor Daly Roush Fenway Racing Ford
7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet
8 Scott Heckert B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet
9 Tyler Reddick (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet
11 Ryan Truex Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
13 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Dodge
15 Katherine Legge JD Motorsports Chevrolet
16 Ryan Reed Roush Fenway Racing Ford
18 James Davison Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
20 Christopher Bell (R) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
21 Daniel Hemric Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
22 Austin Cindric (R) Team Penske Ford
23 Bill Elliott GMS Racing Chevrolet
35 Joey Gase Go Green Racing Chevrolet
36 Alex Labbé (R) DGM Racing Chevrolet
38 Brian Henderson RSS Racing Chevrolet
39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet
40 Chad Finchum (R) MBM Motorsports Toyota
42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
45 Josh Bilicki (R) JP Motorsports Toyota
51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet
52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet
55 James French JP Motorsports Toyota
60 Ty Majeski Roush Fenway Racing Ford
61 Kaz Grala (R) Fury Race Cars Ford
66 Carl Long MBM Motorsports Dodge
74 Stephen Leicht Mike Harmon Racing Dodge
76 Spencer Boyd (R) SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet
78 Ryan Ellis B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet
90 Andy Lally DGM Racing Chevrolet
93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet

PracticeEdit

First practiceEdit

Tyler Reddick led first practice with a fastest lap of 158.280 seconds and a speed of 92.070 mph (148.172 km/h). Conor Daly was the only other driver to go out, but he did not complete a full timed lap. Most drivers did not participate due to persistent light rain throughout first practice.[4]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 9 Tyler Reddick JR Motorsports Chevrolet 2:38.280 92.070
2 6 Conor Daly Roush Fenway Racing Ford 00:00.000 00.000

Final practiceEdit

Justin Marks was the fastest in the practice session with a time of 132.960 seconds and a speed of 109.603 mph (176.389 km/h).[5]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 2:12.960 109.603
2 18 James Davison Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 2:13.477 109.178
3 22 Austin Cindric (R) Team Penske Ford 2:13.515 109.147

QualifyingEdit

Matt Tifft scored the pole for the race with a time of 133.320 and a speed of 109.307 mph (175.913 km/h).[6][7]

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Best Speed
1 2 Matt Tifft Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 109.307
2 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 109.294
3 18 James Davison Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 109.262
4 42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 109.093
5 20 Christopher Bell (R) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 108.973
6 3 Brendan Gaughan Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 108.838
7 11 Ryan Truex Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 108.340
8 22 Austin Cindric (R) Team Penske Ford 108.247
9 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 108.055
10 16 Ryan Reed Roush Fenway Racing Ford 107.402
11 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 106.590
12 21 Daniel Hemric Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 108.502
13 90 Andy Lally DGM Racing Chevrolet 108.374
14 51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 108.251
15 6 Conor Daly Roush Fenway Racing Ford 108.202
16 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 108.157
17 1 Elliott Sadler JR Motorsports Chevrolet 107.907
18 61 Kaz Grala (R) Fury Race Cars Ford 107.822
19 5 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet 107.352
20 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 107.225
21 60 Ty Majeski Roush Fenway Racing Ford 107.181
22 38 Brian Henderson RSS Racing Chevrolet 107.119
23 23 Bill Elliott GMS Racing Chevrolet 107.044
24 8 Scott Heckert B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 107.014
25 45 Josh Bilicki (R) JP Motorsports Toyota 106.821
26 15 Katherine Legge JD Motorsports Chevrolet 106.730
27 36 Alex Labbé (R) DGM Racing Chevrolet 106.516
28 78 Ryan Ellis B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 106.091
29 9 Tyler Reddick (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 105.949
30 35 Joey Gase Go Green Racing Chevrolet 105.614
31 0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet 105.517
32 52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet 104.828
33 13 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Dodge 104.790
34 55 James French JP Motorsports Toyota 104.459
35 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 103.563
36 40 Chad Finchum (R) MBM Motorsports Toyota 102.401
37 76 Spencer Boyd (R) SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 101.754
38 01 Vinnie Miller (R) JD Motorsports Chevrolet 99.421
39 74 Stephen Leicht Mike Harmon Racing Dodge 98.990
40 66 Carl Long MBM Motorsports Dodge 98.868

RaceEdit

Stage ResultsEdit

Stage 1

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 2 Matt Tifft Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 10
2 20 Christopher Bell (R) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 9
3 3 Brendan Gaughan Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 8
4 42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 7
5 51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 6
6 11 Ryan Truex Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 5
7 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 4
8 90 Andy Lally DGM Racing Chevrolet 3
9 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 2
10 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 1

Stage 2

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 21 Daniel Hemric Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 10
2 2 Matt Tifft Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 9
3 1 Elliott Sadler JR Motorsports Chevrolet 8
4 20 Christopher Bell (R) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 7
5 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 6
6 42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 5
7 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 4
8 11 Ryan Truex Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 3
9 90 Andy Lally DGM Racing Chevrolet 2
10 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 1

Final Stage ResultsEdit

Stage 3

Pos Grid No Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 11 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 45 48
2 1 2 Matt Tifft Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 45 54
3 12 21 Daniel Hemric Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 45 44
4 2 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 45 41
5 17 1 Elliott Sadler JR Motorsports Chevrolet 45 40
6 4 42 Justin Marks Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 45 43
7 16 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 45 32
8 3 18 James Davison Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 45 29
9 9 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 45 28
10 13 90 Andy Lally DGM Racing Chevrolet 45 32
11 18 61 Kaz Grala (R) Fury Race Cars Ford 45 26
12 19 5 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet 45 25
13 14 51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 45 30
14 26 15 Katherine Legge JD Motorsports Chevrolet 45 23
15 31 0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet 45 22
16 27 36 Alex Labbé (R) DGM Racing Chevrolet 45 21
17 28 78 Ryan Ellis B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 45 20
18 22 38 Brian Henderson RSS Racing Chevrolet 45 19
19 30 35 Joey Gase Go Green Racing Chevrolet 45 18
20 23 23 Bill Elliott GMS Racing Chevrolet 45 17
21 37 76 Spencer Boyd (R) SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 45 16
22 36 40 Chad Finchum (R) MBM Motorsports Toyota 45 15
23 5 20 Christopher Bell (R) Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 45 30
24 6 3 Brendan Gaughan Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 45 21
25 7 11 Ryan Truex Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 45 20
26 20 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 45 11
27 38 01 Vinnie Miller (R) JD Motorsports Chevrolet 45 10
28 21 60 Ty Majeski Roush Fenway Racing Ford 45 9
29 24 8 Scott Heckert B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 44 8
30 25 45 Josh Bilicki (R) JP Motorsports Toyota 35 7
31 15 6 Conor Daly Roush Fenway Racing Ford 35 6
32 40 66 Carl Long MBM Motorsports Dodge 32 5
33 39 74 Stephen Leicht Mike Harmon Racing Dodge 25 4
34 29 9 Tyler Reddick (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 25 3
35 33 13 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Dodge 24 2
36 32 52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet 17 1
37 8 22 Austin Cindric (R) Team Penske Ford 15 1
38 34 55 James French JP Motorsports Toyota 8 1
39 10 16 Ryan Reed Roush Fenway Racing Ford 6 1
40 35 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 2 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gillispie, Zach (August 21, 2018). "Entry List: Johnsonville 180". Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Kallmann, Dave (August 21, 2018). "Seven stories you need to follow during NASCAR weekend at Road America". Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  3. ^ McFadin, Daniel (August 25, 2018). "Justin Allgaier wins Xfinity race at Road America; Bill Elliott places 20th". Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "2018 NASCAR XFINITY Road America Race Page". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Justin Marks paces final Xfinity practice at Road America". August 24, 2018. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
  6. ^ McFadin, Daniel (August 25, 2018). "Matt Tifft wins Xfinity pole at Road America; Bill Elliott qualifies 23rd". Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  7. ^ https://www.nascar.com/results/race_center/2018/xfinity-series/johnsonville-180