Sam Hornish Jr. dominated Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Mid-Ohio Challenge, but his victory was anything but certain until the waning laps of a caution-filled race.
Hornish, driving Team Penske’s No. 22 Ford Mustang, earlier had eclipsed his own qualifying record at the 13-turn, 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and edged series rookie Daniel Hemric by 1.335 seconds when the event ultimately went green for the final time with five circuits remaining in the 75-lap distance. Continue reading →
Up next on the NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule is the second of three road courses this season. Action for the Mid-Ohio Challenge is on Saturday, August 12th at 3:30 pm ET. Coverage begins at 3 pm ET on NBC Sports Network, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
Drivers will race 169.35 miles over 75 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 20, Stage 2 on lap 40 and the last stage will end on the last lap 75. Continue reading →
Elliott Sadler is sitting high and mighty atop the NASCAR XFINITY Series standings right now – 52 points ahead of William Byron.
He leads the circuit with five stage wins but hasn’t visited Victory Lane at the end of a race this season. As a result, he trails the three-race, two-stage winner Byron by 12 playoff points. Continue reading →