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The 2019 Rinnai 250 was a NASCAR Xfinity Series race held on February 23, 2019, at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Contested over 163 laps on the 1.54-mile-long (2.48 km) asphalt quad-oval intermediate speedway, it was the second race of the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season.

2019 Rinnai 250
Race details[1]
Race 2 of 33 in the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season
Date February 23, 2019 (2019-02-23)
Location Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia
Course Permanent racing facility
1.54 mi (2.48 km)
Distance 163 laps, 251 mi (403 km)
Pole position
Driver Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Time N/A
Most laps led
Driver Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing
Laps 142
Winner
No. 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing
Television in the United States
Network FS1
Radio in the United States
Radio MRN

Contents

Entry listEdit

No. Driver Team Manufacturer
00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford
0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet
01 Stephen Leicht JD Motorsports Chevrolet
1 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet
2 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet
5 Matt Mills (R) B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet
07 Ray Black Jr. SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet
7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet
08 Gray Gaulding (R) SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet
8 Ryan Preece (i) JR Motorsports Chevrolet
9 Noah Gragson (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet
11 Justin Haley (R) Kaulig Racing Chevrolet
13 John Jackson MBM Motorsports Toyota
15 B. J. McLeod JD Motorsports Chevrolet
17 Bayley Currey (i) Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet
18 Jeffrey Earnhardt Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
22 Austin Cindric Team Penske Ford
23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet
35 Joey Gase MBM Motorsports Toyota
36 Josh Williams DGM Racing Chevrolet
38 Josh Bilicki RSS Racing Chevrolet
39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet
42 Chad Finchum MBM Motorsports Toyota
51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet
52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet
66 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Toyota
74 Mike Harmon Mike Harmon Racing Chevrolet
78 Vinnie Miller B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet
86 Brandon Brown (R) Brandonbilt Motorsports Chevrolet
89 Morgan Shepherd Shepherd Racing Ventures Chevrolet
90 Alex Labbé DGM Racing Chevrolet
93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet
98 Chase Briscoe (R) Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford
99 Tommy Joe Martins B. J. McLeod Motorsports Toyota

PracticeEdit

First practiceEdit

Cole Custer was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 31.108 seconds and a speed of 178.218 mph (286.814 km/h).[2]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 31.108 178.218
2 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 31.324 176.989
3 11 Justin Haley (R) Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 31.401 176.555

Final practiceEdit

Justin Haley was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 31.184 seconds and a speed of 177.783 mph (286.114 km/h).[3]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer Time Speed
1 11 Justin Haley (R) Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 31.184 177.783
2 9 Noah Gragson (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 31.219 177.584
3 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 31.420 176.448

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying was canceled due to rain. The starting lineup was determined by 2018 owner's points, meaning Cole Custer was awarded the pole for the race.[4]

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Time
1 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 0.000
2 42 Chad Finchum MBM Motorsports Toyota 0.000
3 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 0.000
4 9 Noah Gragson (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
5 22 Austin Cindric Team Penske Ford 0.000
6 8 Ryan Preece (i) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
7 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
8 18 Jeffrey Earnhardt Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 0.000
9 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 0.000
10 23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 0.000
11 86 Brandon Brown (R) Brandonbilt Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
12 2 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 0.000
13 11 Justin Haley (R) Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 0.000
14 78 Vinnie Miller B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
15 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
16 1 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
17 51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 0.000
18 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 0.000
19 36 Josh Williams DGM Racing Chevrolet 0.000
20 07 Ray Black Jr. SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 0.000
21 17 Bayley Currey (i) Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet 0.000
22 0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
23 90 Alex Labbé DGM Racing Chevrolet 0.000
24 99 Tommy Joe Martins B. J. McLeod Motorsports Toyota 0.000
25 5 Matt Mills (R) B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
26 38 Josh Bilicki RSS Racing Chevrolet 0.000
27 52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet 0.000
28 98 Chase Briscoe (R) Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste Racing
Ford 0.000
29 15 B. J. McLeod JD Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
30 01 Stephen Leicht JD Motorsports Chevrolet 0.000
31 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 0.000
32 35 Joey Gase MBM Motorsports Toyota 0.000
33 66 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Toyota 0.000
34 13 John Jackson MBM Motorsports Toyota 0.000
35 08 Gray Gaulding (R) SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 0.000
36 74 Mike Harmon Mike Harmon Racing Chevrolet 0.000
37 89 Morgan Shepherd Shepherd Racing Ventures Chevrolet 0.000

RaceEdit

Stage ResultsEdit

Stage One Laps: 40

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 10
2 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 9
3 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 8
4 2 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 7
5 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 6
6 23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 5
7 18 Jeffrey Earnhardt Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 4
8 22 Austin Cindric Team Penske Ford 3
9 8 Ryan Preece (i) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0
10 98 Chase Briscoe (R) Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 1

Stage Two Laps: 40

Pos No Driver Team Manufacturer Points
1 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 10
2 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 9
3 2 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 8
4 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 7
5 18 Jeffrey Earnhardt Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 6
6 22 Austin Cindric Team Penske Ford 5
7 1 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet 4
8 98 Chase Briscoe (R) Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 3
9 8 Ryan Preece (i) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 0
10 23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 1

Final Stage ResultsEdit

Stage Three Laps: 83

Pos Grid No Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 3 20 Christopher Bell Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 163 60
2 1 00 Cole Custer Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 163 53
3 7 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 163 42
4 9 19 Brandon Jones Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 163 46
5 12 2 Tyler Reddick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 163 47
6 8 18 Jeffrey Earnhardt Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 163 41
7 6 8 Ryan Preece (i) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 163 0
8 13 11 Justin Haley (R) Kaulig Racing Chevrolet 163 29
9 4 9 Noah Gragson (R) JR Motorsports Chevrolet 163 28
10 5 22 Austin Cindric Team Penske Ford 163 35
11 18 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 163 26
12 16 1 Michael Annett JR Motorsports Chevrolet 163 29
13 11 86 Brandon Brown (R) Brandonbilt Motorsports Chevrolet 163 24
14 15 4 Ross Chastain JD Motorsports Chevrolet 163 23
15 28 98 Chase Briscoe (R) Stewart-Haas Racing with
Biagi-DenBeste
Ford 162 26
16 35 08 Gray Gaulding SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 162 21
17 22 0 Garrett Smithley JD Motorsports Chevrolet 162 20
18 17 51 Jeremy Clements Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 162 19
19 23 90 Alex Labbé DGM Racing Chevrolet 162 18
20 10 23 John Hunter Nemechek (R) GMS Racing Chevrolet 162 23
21 19 36 Josh Williams DGM Racing Chevrolet 161 16
22 21 17 Bayley Currey (i) Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet 159 0
23 20 07 Ray Black Jr. SS-Green Light Racing Chevrolet 159 14
24 29 15 B. J. McLeod JD Motorsports Chevrolet 159 13
25 30 01 Stephen Leicht JD Motorsports Chevrolet 159 12
26 2 42 Chad Finchum MBM Motorsports Toyota 158 11
27 27 52 David Starr Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet 158 10
28 33 66 Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports Toyota 157 9
29 32 35 Joey Gase MBM Motorsports Toyota 156 8
30 25 5 Matt Mills (R) B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 154 7
31 24 99 Tommy Joe Martins B. J. McLeod Motorsports Toyota 152 6
32 14 78 Vinnie Miller B. J. McLeod Motorsports Chevrolet 94 5
33 36 74 Mike Harmon Mike Harmon Racing Chevrolet 90 4
34 26 38 Josh Bilicki RSS Racing Chevrolet 87 3
35 37 89 Morgan Shepherd Shepherd Racing Ventures Chevrolet 45 2
36 31 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 42 1
37 34 13 John Jackson MBM Motorsports Toyota 14 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.nascar.com/nascar-xfinity-series/2019/schedule/
  2. ^ Walters, Shane (February 22, 2019). "Atlanta Xfinity Practice Results: February 22, 2019". Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Hauff, Brandon (February 22, 2019). "Justin Haley & Cole Custer Quickest in Atlanta Xfinity Practices". Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  4. ^ McFadin, Daniel (February 23, 2019). "Today's Xfinity race at Atlanta: Start time, lineup and more". Retrieved February 23, 2019.


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