Brad Keselowski won the 11th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts ChallengeCredit: 314045Sarah Crabill/Getty Images. Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Starting from 2nd place Car 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford won the 11th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, his 34th win in 224 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is Keselowski’s 2nd win & 8th Top 10 finish in 2015 & is his 2nd win & 12th Top 10 finish in 16 races at Texas Motor Speedway. 2nd Pace Car 88 Kevin Harvick Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet, started from 8th place posted his 15th Top 10 in 18 races at Texas Motor
Speedway. It is his 9th Top 10 finish in 2015. 3rd Place Car 33 Austin Dillon Rheem Chevrolet, started from pole posted his 7th Top 10 finish in 7 races at Texas Motor Speedway.

2015 Nov 7 TMS_110715_10Credit: 314044Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images. Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

4th Place Car 20 Erik Jones GameStop/Call of Duty Black Ops III Toyota, started from 3rd place followed by 5th place Car 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, started from 9th place. 6th Place Car 18 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota, started from 5th place was the highest finishing rookie followed by 7th place Car 2 Brian Scott Albertsons/Sanderson Farms Chevrolet, started from 11th place. 8th Place Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, started from 10th place followed by 9th place Car 7 Regan Smith Suave Men Chevrolet, started from 4th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Ford, in 10th place, started from 14th place.

NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts ChallengeCredit: 314035Sean Gardner/Getty Images. Austin Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, lead the field at the start of the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Chris Buescher leads the point standings by 24 points over Chase Elliott. Roger Penske has clinched the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series owners championship with the No. 22 Ford team. The No. 22 is 98 points ahead of the No. 54 in owner points. This is Roger Penske’s third consecutive NASCAR XFINITY Series owner title.

NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts ChallengeCredit: 314036Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images. Austin Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, lead the field at the start of the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race had 4 Cautions for 23 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 27 for Competition
2nd Caution on lap 79 for Car 74 Mike Harmon Hunky Monkey Clothing Company Dodge Stalled On The Backstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 116 for Debris Backstretch. 4th Caution on lap 178 for Car 42 Kyle Larson ParkerStore Chevrolet Spin Frontstretch.

2015 Nov 7 TMS_110715_05Credit: 314037Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images. Chris Buescher, driver of the #60 AdvoCare Ford, pits during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race had 17 Lead Changes among 7 drivers: Lap Leaders: A. Dillon(i) 0; B. Keselowski(i) 1-8; A. Dillon(i) 9-54; K. Busch(i) 55 -59; K. Harvick(i) 60-78; K. Busch(i) 79; B. Keselowski(i) 80-117; K. Larson(i) 118-121; B. Keselowski(i) 122-123; K. Larson(i) 124-163; B. Keselowski(i) 164-165; R. Sieg 166; D. Armstrong 167-169; K. Larson(i) 170-175; K. Harvick(i) 176-180; B. Keselowski(i) 181; A. Dillon(i) 182-189; B. Keselowski(i) 190-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): B. Keselowski(i) 6 times for 62
laps; A. Dillon(i) 2 times for 54 laps; K. Larson(i) 3 times for 50 laps; K. Harvick(i) 2 times for 24 laps; K. Busch(i) 2 times for 6 laps; D. Armstrong 1 time for 3 laps; R. Sieg 1 time for 1 lap.

2015 Nov 7 TMS_110715_06Credit: 314038Jerry Markland/Getty Images. Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, leads Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, and Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Albertsons/Sanderson Farms Chevrolet, during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Top 10 in Points: C. Buescher – 1,126; C. Elliott – 1,102; T. Dillon – 1,096; R. Smith – 1,095; E. Sadler – 1,008; D. Wallace Jr. # – 1,001; D. Suarez # – 1,000; B. Scott – 959; B. Gaughan – 959; R. Reed – 854.

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NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 31
Unofficial Race Results for the 11Th Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Challenge
– Saturday, November 7, 2015
Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX – 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 300 Miles – Purse: $1,288,388

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Car 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Ford 200 Running
2. 8. Car 88 Kevin Harvick(i) Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet 200 Running
3. 1. Car 33 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 200 Running
4. 3. Car 20 Erik Jones(i) GameStop/Call of Duty Black Ops III Toyota 200 Running
5. 9. Car 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 200 Running
6. 5. Car 18 Daniel Suarez # ARRIS Toyota 200 Running
7. 11. Car 2 Brian Scott Albertsons/Sanderson Farms Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 10. Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 200 Running
9. 4. Car 7 Regan Smith Suave Men Chevrolet 200 Running
10. 14. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Ford 200 Running
11. 12. Car 60 Chris Buescher AdvoCare Ford 200 Running
12. 13. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet 200 Running
13. 18. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Uncle Bob’s Self Storage Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 6. Car 54 Kyle Busch(i) Monster Energy Toyota 200 Running
15. 17. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly/American Diabetes Association Ford 200 Running
16. 24. Car 4 Ross Chastain # teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 200 Running
17. 20. Car 51 Jeremy Clements AllSouthElectric.com/RepairableVehicles.com 200 Running
18. 19. Car 43 Dakoda Armstrong WinField Ford 200 Running
19. 7. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. # Fastenal Ford 199 Running
20. 23. Car 98 Ryan Truex Carroll Shelby Engine Company Ford 199 Running
21. 25. Car 8 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Toyota 198 Running
22. 21. Car 01 Landon Cassill teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 198 Running
23. 15. Car 28 JJ Yeley JGL Racing Toyota 197 Running
24. 26. Car 97 Mason Mingus(i) VroomBrands Chevrolet 195 Running
25. 32. Car 44 David Starr Zachry Toyota 194 Running
26. 30. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life Texas Chevrolet 193 Running
27. 22. Car 15 Ray Black Jr.(i) Burnie Grill Chevrolet 192 Running
28. 33. Car 24 Eric McClure Reynolds Wrap Toyota 190 Running
29. 38. Car 90 Martin Roy Gamache Truck Center Chevrolet 190 Running
30. 29. Car 70 Derrike Cope Ehydrate/MD Resort Chevrolet 189 Running
31. 37. Car 13 Derek White Braille Battery/Grafoid Chevrolet 188 Running
32. 39. Car 74 Mike Harmon Hunky Monkey Clothing Company Dodge 180 Running
33. 16. Car 42 Kyle Larson(i) ParkerStore Chevrolet 178 Accident
34. 35. Car 0 Harrison Rhodes # teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 102 Engine
35. 31. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Courtney Construction Chevrolet 42 Handling
36. 28. Car 14 Mike Bliss Toyota 40 Transmission
37. 36. Car 40 Josh Reaume # Braille Battery/Grafoid Dodge 14 Suspension
38. 27. Car 26 TJ Bell(i) JGL Racing Toyota 12 Electrical
39. 40. Car 92 Mario Gosselin BuckedUp Chevrolet 9 Vibration
40. 34. Car 19 Jeff Green Premier Barter Exchange Toyota 4 Transmission

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: Nos. 6 (back up car), 92 (missed driver introductions) and 89 (missed driver meeting). Failed to Qualify: N/A Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 08 Mins, 56 Secs. Average Speed: 139.607 MPH. Margin of Victory: 1.137 Seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 23 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 7 drivers.

Top 10 Driver Points: (1) C. Buescher 1,126;(2) C. Elliott 1,102;(3) T. Dillon 1,096;(4) R. Smith 1,095;(5) E. Sadler 1,008;(6) D. Wallace Jr. # 1,001;(7) D. Suarez # 1,000;(8) B. Scott 959;(9) B. Gaughan 959;(10) R. Reed 854.

3M Lap Leader: Austin Dillon, #33 55 Laps Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Austin Dillon, #33. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush-Yates Engines, #22. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Elliott Sadler, #1. Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Daniel Suarez, #18.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Nov. 14, 2015 – Phoenix International Raceway

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