Justin Allgaier won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 13th Annual DC Solar 200 & the Dash for Cash

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 BRANDT Chevrolet, poses with the Dash for Cash check after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Starting from 5th Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet won the 13th Annual DC Solar 200, his 4th win in 211 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 2nd Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 1st win & 9th Top 10 finish in 14 races at Phoenix Raceway. 2nd Place Car 22 Ryan Blaney Discount Tire Ford, started from 33rd place posted his second top-10 finish in two races at
Phoenix Raceway. It is his 1st Top 10 finish in 2017. 3 Place Car 20 Erik Jones Reser’s Main St Bistro Toyota, started from 2nd place posted his 6th Top 10 finish in 6 races at Phoenix Raceway.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 BRANDT Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag for the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

4th Place Car 9 William Byron Axalta/Ameristar Chevrolet, started from pole was the highest finishing rookie. 5th Place Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet, started from 6th place followed by 6th place Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Leidos Ford, started from 7th place. 7th Place Rookie Car 21 Daniel Hemric Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet, started from 35th place. 8th Place Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, started from 17th place followed by 9th place Car 5 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet, started from 12th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, started from 13th place. Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 11 points overWilliam Byron.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: William Byron , driver of the #9 Axalta/Ameristar Chevrolet, and Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Reser’s Main St Bistro Toyota, take the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 9 Cautions for 55 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 13 for Car 18 Daniel Suarez Juniper Toyota Crash turn 1. 2nd Caution on lap 62 for Stage 1 conclusion. 3rd Caution on lap 86 for Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, Car 19 Matt Tifft Surface Sunscreen/Tunity/Braingear Toyota Crash in turn 3. 4th Caution on lap 122 for Stage 2 conclusion. 5th Caution on lap 134 for Car 90 Mario Gosselin BuckedUpApparel.com/VrVictoriaVille.com Chevrolet, Car 99 David Starr Striping Technology Chevrolet Crash in turn 3. 6th Caution on lap 157 for Car 52 Joey Gase DonateLifeAZ.org Chevrolet Crash in turn 3. 7th Caution on lap 168 for Car 24 Drew Herring JGL Racing Young Guns Toyota Crash in turn 3. 8th Caution on lap 185 for Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet Crash in turn 2. 9th Caution on lap 191 for Car 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Ford, Car 2 Austin Dillon Rheem Chevrolet, Car 39 Ryan Sieg TAP and Sons Electric Chevrolet Crash in turn 1 [Red Flag: Lap 192, 5:05].

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, wrecks during the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 13 Lead Changes among 5 drivers: 0; E. Jones(i) 1-19; J. Allgaier 20-28; E. Jones(i) 29-64; A. Dillon(i) 65-81; J. Allgaier 82-109; R. Blaney(i) 110-124; A. Dillon(i) 125-138; J. Allgaier 139-159; M. Tifft # 160-163; E. Jones(i) 164; J. Allgaier 165-172; E. Jones(i) 173-181; J. Allgaier 182-200.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: William Byron , driver of the #9 Axalta/Ameristar Chevrolet, and Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Reser’s Main St Bistro Toyota, take the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Race Stages:
Stage 1: 20,2,9,22,1,7,6,42,21,11
Stage 2: 22,7,2,1,20,42,6,48,9,11

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 18: Austin Dillon, driver of the #2 Rheem Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 18, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet won the 13th Annual DC Solar 200 with a Margin of Victory: 0.741 Seconds. Besides winning the race Allgaier, also won a $100,000 Dash for Cash money. Car 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Ford looks to have gotten loose causing him to spin Car 2 Austin Dillon Rheem Chevrolet. After the contact Austin Dillon proceeded with a Bonehead move of the race by waiting on track to hit Cole Custer with his car. You are not allowed to use your car as a weapon, Car 2 driver & crew chief were called to the NASCAR hauler after the race.

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 4
Unofficial Race Results for the 13Th Annual Dc Solar 200 – Saturday, March 18, 2017
Phoenix Raceway – Avondale, AZ – 1 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 200 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 5. Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet 200 Running
2. 33. Car 22 Ryan Blaney(i) Discount Tire Ford 200 Running
3. 2. Car 20 Erik Jones(i) Reser’s Main St Bistro Toyota 200 Running
4. 1. Car 9 William Byron # Axalta/Ameristar Chevrolet 200 Running
5. 6. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet 200 Running
6. 7. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Leidos Ford 200 Running
7. 35. Car 21 Daniel Hemric # Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 17. Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet 200 Running
9. 12. Car 5 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 200 Running
10. 13. Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 200 Running
11. 11. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford 200 Running
12. 8. Car 19 Matt Tifft # Surface Sunscreen/Tunity/Braingear Toyota 200 Running
13. 4. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 15. Car 42 Tyler Reddick Broken Bow Records Chevrolet 200 Running
15. 37. Car 33 Brandon Jones Chevrolet Truck Month Chevrolet 200 Running
16. 18. Car 14 J.J. Yeley Toyota 200 Running
17. 36. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong JGL Racing Toyota 200 Running
18. 22. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher # Kingman Chevrolet 200 Running
19. 19. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 200 Running
20. 14. Car 24 Drew Herring JGL Racing Young Guns Toyota 200 Running
21. 9. Car 00 Cole Custer # Haas Automation Ford 200 Running
22. 38. Car 4 Ross Chastain Flex Seal Chevrolet 200 Running
23. 20. Car 01 Harrison Rhodes teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 200 Running
24. 23. Car 0 Garrett Smithley teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 200 Running
25. 39. Car 78 BJ McLeod Chevrolet 200 Running
26. 31. Car 40 Timmy Hill Dodge 200 Running
27. 10. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet 199 Running
28. 28. Car 90 Mario Gosselin BuckedUpApparel.com/VrVictoriaVille.com Chevrolet 198 Running
29. 21. Car 07 Ray Black Jr. Scuba Life Chevrolet 197 Running
30. 24. Car 8 Matt Mills Thompson Electric Inc Chevrolet 197 Running
31. 30. Car 74 Mike Harmon Dodge 197 Running
32. 27. Car 99 David Starr Striping Technology Chevrolet 196 Running
33. 3. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 190 Accident
34. 16. Car 39 Ryan Sieg TAP and Sons Electric Chevrolet 189 Accident
35. 25. Car 52 Joey Gase DonateLifeAZ.org Chevrolet 151 Accident
36. 29. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Visone RV Chevrolet 33 Brakes
37. 40. Car 97 Stephen Leicht VroomBrands Chevrolet 24 Handling
38. 32. Car 13 Carl Long CrashClaimsR.Us Toyota 18 Rear Gear
39. 34. Car 18 Daniel Suarez(i) Juniper Toyota 11 Accident
40. 26. Car 93 Jordan Anderson(i) Chevrolet 3 Overheating

Race Comments: Prior to the green flag to start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: Nos. 0, 23 (unapproved tire change); No. 8, 78 (crew chief missed driver/crew chief meeting); No. 13 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: N/A.
Caution Flags: 9 for 55 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 5 drivers.
Coors Light Pole Award: William Byron, #9 133.487 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Erik Jones, #20. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #7. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Erik Jones, #20. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: William Byron, #9.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Mar. 25, 2017 – Auto Club Speedway

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