Christopher Bell won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 17th Annual Kansas Lottery 300

Credit: 352479(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #18 JBL Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas.

Started from 4th place Car 18 Christopher Bell JBL Toyota won the 17th Annual Kansas Lottery 300, his 1st win in 5 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in his first start at Kansas Speedway. Christopher Bell becomes the first driver to get his first NASCAR XFINITY Series career win at Kansas Speedway. 2nd Place Car 42 Tyler Reddick BBR/Dustin Lynch Chevrolet, started from pole posted his 1st Top 10 finish in his 1st start at Kansas Speedway. It is his 5th Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Car 22 Ryan Blaney Discount Tire Ford, started from 3rd place posted his 2nd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Kansas Speedway.

Credit: 352481(Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #18 JBL Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas.

4th Place Car 9 William Byron Vannoy Construction Chevrolet, started from 6th place was the highest finishing rookie. 5th Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier Degree Deodorant Chevrolet, started from 13th place. 6th Place Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet, started from 5th place followed by 7th place Car 1 Elliott Sadler (P) Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet, started from 11th place. 8th Place Car 19 Matt Tifft Surface/Fanatics Toyota, started from 8th place followed by 9th place Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet, started from 16th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford, in 10th place, started from 15th place. Justin Allgaier (P) leads the point standings by 2 points over William Byron # (P). Erik Jones set the new track record for the most laps led in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Kansas Speedway with 186.

Credit: 352472Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images Tyler Reddick, driver of the #42 BBR/Dustin Lynch Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas

The race had 4 Cautions for 20 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 47 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 2nd Caution on lap 78 for Car 1 Elliott Sadler Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet Crash in Turn 4. 3rd Caution on lap 92 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 139 for Car 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet Spin Turn 4.

Credit: 352473Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images William Byron, driver of the #9 Vannoy Construction Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas.

The race had 8 Lead Changes among 5 drivers: Lap Leaders: T. Reddick 0; E. Jones(i) 1-51; T. Reddick 52-54; E. Jones(i) 55-81; R. Blaney(i) 82-84; E. Jones(i) 85-93; T. Dillon(i) 94-97; E. Jones (i) 98-196; C. Bell(i) 197-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): E. Jones(i) 4 times for 186 laps; T. Dillon(i) 1 time for 4 laps; C. Bell(i) 1 time for 4 laps; T. Reddick 1 time for 3 laps; R. Blaney(i) 1 time for 3 laps.

Credit: 352474Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images Daniel Hemric, driver of the #21 Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas.

Stages:
Stage #1 Top Ten: 20,22,42,2,18,1,48,7,21,00
Stage #2 Top Ten: 20,22,7,18,42,9,00,48,21,2

Credit: 352482(Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images) Christopher Bell, driver of the #18 JBL Toyota, celebrates winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 21, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas.

Christopher Bell won his 1st NASCAR XFINITY Series with a Margin of Victory: 2.670 Seconds at Kansas Speedway.

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 30
Unofficial Race Results for the 17Th Annual Kansas Lottery 300 – Saturday, October 21, 2017
Kansas Speedway – Kansas City, KS – 1.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 300 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 4. Car 18 Christopher Bell(i) JBL Toyota 200 Running
2. 1. Car 42 Tyler Reddick BBR/Dustin Lynch Chevrolet 200 Running
3. 3. Car 22 Ryan Blaney(i) Discount Tire Ford 200 Running
4. 6. Car 9 William Byron # (P) Vannoy Construction Chevrolet 200 Running
5. 13. Car 7 Justin Allgaier (P) Degree Deodorant Chevrolet 200 Running
6. 5. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 200 Running
7. 11. Car 1 Elliott Sadler (P) Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 8. Car 19 Matt Tifft # (P) Surface/Fanatics Toyota 200 Running
9. 16. Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 200 Running
10. 15. Car 16 Ryan Reed (P) Lilly Diabetes Ford 200 Running
11. 12. Car 33 Brandon Jones American Ethanol/Casey’s General Store Chevrolet 200 Running
12. 9. Car 48 Brennan Poole (P) DC Solar Chevrolet 200 Running
13. 24. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point/City Lights Shine Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 20. Car 5 Michael Annett Allstate Parts & Service Group Chevrolet 199 Running
15. 2. Car 20 Erik Jones(i) Reser’s American Classic Toyota 199 Running
16. 19. Car 24 Dylan Lupton Nut Up Toyota 199 Running
17. 21. Car 4 Ross Chastain teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 199 Running
18. 10. Car 21 Daniel Hemric # (P) Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet 199 Running
19. 7. Car 00 Cole Custer # (P) Haas/Code 3 Associates Ford 198 Running
20. 23. Car 14 JJ Yeley TriStar Motorsports Toyota 198 Running
21. 14. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Chevrolet 197 Running
22. 31. Car 46 Quin Houff BeatinCancerwithDuke.org Chevrolet 196 Running
23. 18. Car 11 Blake Koch Breat Cancer Honor & Remember Chevrolet 196 Running
24. 28. Car 01 Harrison Rhodes teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 195 Running
25. 22. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 195 Running
26. 17. Car 39 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 194 Running
27. 32. Car 99 David Starr Moore Freight Service Inc. Chevrolet 194 Running
28. 34. Car 0 Garrett Smithley teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 192 Running
29. 36. Car 90 Mario Gosselin BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet 192 Running
30. 35. Car 52 Joey Gase Masonry & Precast Specialty Services Chevrolet 192 Running
31. 40. Car 40 Bobby Earnhardt Copeland Insurance Agency Chevrolet 188 Running
32. 26. Car 8 BJ McLeod JW Transport LLC Chevrolet 188 Running
33. 38. Car 07 Spencer Boyd Grunt Style Chevrolet 188 Running
34. 33. Car 55 Josh Berry March Network Toyota 182 Engine
35. 39. Car 78 Jennifer Jo Cobb(i) Mark One Electric Chevrolet 139 Running
36. 30. Car 13 Timmy Hill OCR Gaz Bar Dodge 36 Vibration
37. 37. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Visone RV Chevrolet 24 Suspension
38. 27. Car 15 Reed Sorenson(i) teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 7 Handling
39. 29. Car 93 Gray Gaulding(i) RSS Racing Chevrolet 3 Brakes
40. 25. Car 38 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 2 Handling

Race Comments: Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty for the reason indicated: Nos. 9, 07, 19 (unapproved adjustments) and 93, 15 (missed driver intros). Failed to Qualify: (1) 74 Mike Harmon. Caution Flags: 4 for 20 laps. Lead Changes: 8 among 5 drivers. Average Speed of Race Winner: 141.158 mph. Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 07 Mins, 31 Secs. Margin of Victory: 2.670 Seconds.

Coors Light Pole Award: Tyler Reddick, #42 181.117 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #42. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Christopher Bell, #18 Sunoco Rookie of the Race: William Byron, #9.
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: Nov. 4, 2017 – Texas Motor Speedway
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