Aric Almirola won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 15th Annual Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola under Caution

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, leads Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet, and the rest of the field to the checkered flag under caution to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

(Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, leads Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet, and the rest of the field to the checkered flag under caution to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Starting from 23 Car 98 Aric Almirola Fresh From Florida Ford won the 15th Annual Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola, his 2nd win in 93 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top-10 finish in 2016. This is his 1st win & & 3rd Top 10 finish in eight races at Daytona International Speedway. This is Team Owner Fred Biagi’s 2nd NASCAR XFINITY Series win; his 1st was with Mike Wallace in 2004 (Daytona-2).2nd Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet, started from 7th place posted his 6th Top 10 finish in 12 races at Daytona International Speedway. It is his 12th Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Place Car 39 Ryan Sieg tcl Chevrolet, started from 30th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 6 races at Daytona International Speedway.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

4th Place Car 22 Joey Logano Discount Tire Ford, started from 4th place followed by 5th place Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet, started from 17th place. 6th Place Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford, started from 14th place followed by 7th place Car 17 Jeff Green Carport Empire Toyota, started from 18th place. 8th Place Car 21 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, started from 27th place followed by 9th place Car 88 Chase Elliott Armour Sandwich Creations Chevrolet, started from 15th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 20 Erik Jones DeWalt Flexvolt Toyota, in 10th place, started from 3rd place & was the highest finishing rookie.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 8 Cautions for 33 Laps & 2 Big ones: 1st Caution on lap 10 for Car 07 Ray Black Jr. Scuba Life Chevrolet, Car 97 Alex Guenette Vroom Brands Chevrolet, Car 90 Mario Gosselin BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet, Car 25 Scott Lagasse Jr. Alert Tonight Florida Ford, Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota Crash on the Frontstretch. 2nd Caution on lap 16 for Car 19 Daniel Suarez Juniper Networks Toyota, Car 2 Austin Dillon Rheem Chevrolet, Car 42 Justin Marks Katerra Chevrolet, Car 33 Brandon Jones Florida Lottery Chevrolet, Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, Car 87 Joe Nemechek Fleetwing Toyota, Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. LoudMouth Exhaust Ford, Car 20 Erik Jones DeWalt Flexvolt Toyota, Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota, Car 15 Ryan Ellis Science Logic Chevrolet, Car 24 Corey LaJoie Youtheory Toyota, Car 21 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, Car 01 Ryan Preece GK Services Chevrolet, Car 7 Justin Allgaier TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet Crash on the [Red 7:40]. 3rd Caution on lap 25 for Car 20 Erik Jones DeWalt Flexvolt Toyota Spin Turn 2. 4th Caution on lap 42 for Fluid On The Track From Car 01 Ryan Preece GK Services Chevrolet. 5th Caution on lap 50 for Car 19 Daniel Suarez Juniper Networks Toyota, 4 Crash on the Backstretch. 6th Caution on lap 68 for Car 15 Ryan Ellis Science Logic Chevrolet Spin Turn 2. 7th Caution on lap 98 for Car 93 David Starr MassimoMotor.com Chevrolet, Car 4 Ross Chastain teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet, Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, Car 14 Benny Gordon VSI Racing Toyota Crash in Turn 3. 8th Caution on lap 103 for Car 18 David Ragan Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. LoudMouth Exhaust Ford, Car 11 Blake Koch Celsius Thermogenic Energy Chevrolet, Car 14 Benny Gordon VSI Racing Toyota, Car 15 Ryan Ellis Science Logic Chevrolet, Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota, Car 51 Jeremy Clements BRT Extrustions/AllSouthElectric.com Chevrolet, Car 85 Bobby Gerhart Lucas Oil Chevrolet Crash on the Backstretch.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, and Austin Dillon, driver of the #2 Rheem Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, and Austin Dillon, driver of the #2 Rheem Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race had 19 Lead Changes among 12 drivers: Lap Leaders: D. Ragan(i) 1-3; A. Dillon(i) 4-13; J. Logano(i) 14; E. Sadler 15-17; M. Thompson 18; M. Shepherd 19; T. Dillon 20-22; J. Logano(i) 23-44; R. Chastain 45-46; B. Gaughan 47; J. Logano(i) 48-68; J. Allgaier 69-71; E. Sadler 72; J. Logano(i) 73; E. Sadler 74-80; J. Logano(i) 81; C. Elliott(i) 82-86; A. Almirola(i) 87; D. Ragan(i) 88-102; A. Almirola(i) 103;. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): J. Logano(i) 5 times for 46 laps; D. Ragan(i) 2 times for 18 laps; E. Sadler 3 times for 11 laps; A. Dillon(i) 1 time for 10 laps; C. Elliott(i) 1 time for 5 laps; J. Allgaier 1 time for 3 laps; T. Dillon 1 time for 3 laps; R. Chastain 1 time for 2 laps; A. Almirola(i) 2 times for 2 laps; M. Shepherd 1 time for 1 lap; B. Gaughan 1 time for 1 lap; M. Thompson 1 time for 1 lap.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet, Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Chevrolet, Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, and David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet, Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Chevrolet, Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, and David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota, during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Top 10 in Points: D. Suarez – 499; E. Sadler – 493; T. Dillon – 483; J. Allgaier – 462; B. Gaughan – 449; E. Jones # – 442; B. Jones # – 429; B. Poole # – 422; D. Wallace Jr. – 394; R. Reed – 366.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, celebrates with the checkered flag on the infield after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, celebrates with the checkered flag on the infield after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The race only had 8 Cautions but some them were doozies including the end which ended under Caution.

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NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 15
Unofficial Race Results for the 15Th Annual Subway Firecracker 250 Powered
By Coca-Cola – Friday, July 1, 2016
Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, FL – 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 103 Laps – 257.5 Miles

2016 July 3 319323

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 23. Car 98 Aric Almirola(i) Fresh From Florida Ford 103 Running
2. 7. Car 7 Justin Allgaier TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet 103 Running
3. 30. Car 39 Ryan Sieg tcl Chevrolet 103 Running
4. 4. Car 22 Joey Logano(i) Discount Tire Ford 103 Running
5. 17. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet 103 Running
6. 14. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford 103 Running
7. 18. Car 17 Jeff Green Carport Empire Toyota 103 Running
8. 27. Car 21 Spencer Gallagher(i) Allegiant Travel Chevrolet 103 Running
9. 15. Car 88 Chase Elliott(i) Armour Sandwich Creations Chevrolet 103 Running
10. 3. Car 20 Erik Jones # DeWalt Flexvolt Toyota 103 Running
11. 24. Car 4 Ross Chastain teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 103 Running
12. 26. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField Toyota 103 Running
13. 39. Car 0 Garrett Smithley # Instalco Chevrolet 103 Running
14. 11. Car 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet 103 Running
15. 37. Car 15 Ryan Ellis Science Logic Chevrolet 103 Running
16. 32. Car 51 Jeremy Clements BRT Extrustions/AllSouthElectric.com Chevrolet 103 Running
17. 19. Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota 103 Running
18. 9. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet 103 Running
19. 34. Car 52 Joey Gase Highway Equipment Co./Donate Life FL Chevrolet 103 Running
20. 6. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. LoudMouth Exhaust Ford 103 Running
21. 1. Car 18 David Ragan(i) Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota 103 Running
22. 16. Car 11 Blake Koch Celsius Thermogenic Energy Chevrolet 103 Running
23. 12. Car 14 Benny Gordon VSI Racing Toyota 102 Running
24. 31. Car 85 Bobby Gerhart Lucas Oil Chevrolet 102 Running
25. 35. Car 25 Scott Lagasse Jr. Alert Tonight Florida Ford 100 Running
26. 8. Car 48 Brennan Poole # DC Solar Chevrolet 97 Accident
27. 33. Car 93 David Starr MassimoMotor.com Chevrolet 96 Accident
28. 2. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 96 Running
29. 13. Car 33 Brandon Jones # Florida Lottery Chevrolet 82 Running
30. 10. Car 24 Corey LaJoie Youtheory Toyota 73 Oil Leak
31. 20. Car 13 Mark Thompson Phoenix Air Toyota 57 Engine
32. 5. Car 19 Daniel Suarez Juniper Networks Toyota 48 Accident
33. 22. Car 90 Mario Gosselin BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet 47 Oil Leak
34. 28. Car 01 Ryan Preece # GK Services Chevrolet 42 Engine
35. 29. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 28 Rear Gear
36. 25. Car 87 Joe Nemechek(i) Fleetwing Toyota 14 Accident
37. 21. Car 42 Justin Marks Katerra Chevrolet 14 Accident
38. 38. Car 97 Alex Guenette Vroom Brands Chevrolet 9 Accident
39. 36. Car 07 Ray Black Jr. # Scuba Life Chevrolet 8 Accident
40. 40. Car 78 BJ McLeod # Safecraft Safety Equipment Ford 1 Engine

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the folllowing cars dropped to the rear of the field: #78 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: (3) 40 Carl Long, 70 Derrike Cope, 74 Mike Harmon. Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 07 Mins, 29 Secs. Average Speed: 121.192 MPH. Margin of Victory: Caution.

Coors Light Pole Award: David Ragan, #18 180.346 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Austin Dillon, #2. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush-Yates Engines, #22. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Aric Almirola, #98. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Erik Jones, #20.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Jul. 8, 2016 – Kentucky Speedway

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