Ryan Preece won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 36th Annual FITZGERALD GLIDER KITS 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Credit: 355077Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Ryan Preece, driver of the #18 Rheem Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

Starting from 7th place Car 18 Ryan Preece Rheem Toyota won the 36th Annual FITZGERALD GLIDER KITS 300, his 2nd win in 43 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 2018. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 3 races at Bristol Motor Speedway. 2nd Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier Suave Men Chevrolet, started from 2nd place posted his 9th Top 10 finish in 15 races at Bristol Motor Speedway. It is his 5th Top 10 finish in 2018. 3rd Place Car 21 Daniel Hemric South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, started from 4th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Credit: 355076Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Preece, driver of the #18 Rheem Toyota, poses with the trophy and Dash for Cash check after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

4th Place Car 1 Elliott Sadler Armour Chili Chevrolet, started from 13th place followed by 5th place Car 23 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Chevrolet, started from 9th place. 6th Place Car 19 Brandon Jones Menards/Turtle Wax Toyota, started from 6th place. 7th Place Car 9 Tyler Reddick # BurgerFi Chevrolet, started from 25th place was the highest finishing rookie. 8th place Car 00 Cole Custer
Haas Automation Ford, started from pole followed by 9th place Car 4 Ross Chastain Florida Watermelon Association Chevrolet, started from 15th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 11 Ryan Truex Bar Harbor/Sea Watch International Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 21st place. Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 6 points over Daniel Hemric.

Credit: 355074Robert Laberge/Getty Images Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 Suave Men Chevrolet, and Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Ford, take the green flag to start the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

The race had 12 Cautions for 93 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 6 for #9,24,51, 36,98,20,35,60,90 Crash on the Frontstretch. 2nd Caution on lap 47 for Competition Caution. 3rd Caution on lap 59 for #1,2,7, 42 Crash in Backstretch. 4th Caution on lap 67 for #2 Crash in Turn 2. 5th Caution on lap 87 for Stage 1 conclusion. 6th Caution on lap 102 for #7,19,8, 60,36,42, 38 Crash on the Backstretch. 7th Caution on lap 142 for #01, 74, 20 Crash in Turn 3 [Red Flag 7:01]. 8th Caution on lap 151 for #28, #66 Crash on the Front Stretch. 9th Caution on lap 172 for Stage 2 conclusion. 10th Caution on lap 188 for #98 Spin Turn 2. 11th Caution on lap 284 for #3 Crash in Turn 2. 12th Caution on lap 300.

Credit: 355071Jerry Markland/Getty Images Daniel Hemric, driver of the #21 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, and Christopher Bell, driver of the #20 GameStop/Seagate Toyota, race during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

The race had 13 Lead Changes among 8 drivers: C. Custer 0; J. Allgaier 1-47; C. Custer 48; D. Hemric 49-55; C. Bell # 56-90; A. Cindric # 91; R. Preece 92-109; D. Hemric 110-163; R. Preece 164-173; C. Briscoe 174-183; B. Jones 184-285; R. Preece 286; B. Jones 287-290; R. Preece 291-300.

Credit: 355072Robert Laberge/Getty Images Brandon Jones, driver of the #19 Menards/Turtle Wax Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 14, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

stages:
stage 1: 20,21,00,18,22,42,3,16,11,7
stage 2: 18,21,7,3,22,42,4,11,23,98

Credit: 355056Jerry Markland/Getty Images Austin Cindric, driver of the #22 Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford, practices for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 13, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee.

NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Number 7
Unofficial Race Results for the 36Th Annual Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 – Saturday, April 14, 2018
Bristol Motor Speedway – Bristol, TN – .533 Mile Concrete Total Race Length – 300 Laps – 159.9 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 7. Car 18 Ryan Preece Rheem Toyota 300 Running
2. 2. Car 7 Justin Allgaier Suave Men Chevrolet 300 Running
3. 4. Car 21 Daniel Hemric South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet 300 Running
4. 13. Car 1 Elliott Sadler Armour Chili Chevrolet 300 Running
5. 9. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Chevrolet 300 Running
6. 6. Car 19 Brandon Jones Menards/Turtle Wax Toyota 300 Running
7. 25. Car 9 Tyler Reddick # BurgerFi Chevrolet 300 Running
8. 1. Car 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Ford 300 Running
9. 15. Car 4 Ross Chastain Florida Watermelon Association Chevrolet 300 Running
10. 21. Car 11 Ryan Truex Bar Harbor/Sea Watch International Chevrolet 300 Running
11. 16. Car 36 Alex Labbe # Can-Am/Wholey/Cyclops Gear Chevrolet 300 Running
12. 10. Car 22 Austin Cindric # Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford 300 Running
13. 5. Car 42 John H. Nemechek Fire Alarm Services Inc Chevrolet 299 Running
14. 8. Car 3 Shane Lee Childress Vineyards Chevrolet 299 Running
15. 23. Car 38 Ryan Sieg RSS Racing Chevrolet 299 Running
16. 28. Car 35 Joey Gase Sparks Chevrolet 299 Running
17. 35. Car 0 Garrett Smithley VehicleKeys.com Chevrolet 298 Running
18. 12. Car 16 Ryan Reed Drive Down A1C Lilly Diabetes Ford 298 Running
19. 30. Car 15 Joe Nemechek(i) Flex Seal Chevrolet 298 Running
20. 26. Car 78 BJ McLeod EPIC Racewear Chevrolet 298 Running
21. 18. Car 5 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 297 Running
22. 32. Car 90 Josh Williams Star Tron Star Brite/Sleep Well Chevrolet 297 Running
23. 22. Car 98 Chase Briscoe Ford Ford 295 Running
24. 40. Car 52 David Starr Franklin Signs & Graphics Chevrolet 295 Running
25. 37. Car 76 Spencer Boyd # Grunt Style Chevrolet 295 Running
26. 27. Car 8 Tommy Joe Martins AAN Adjusters/Gilreath Farms Chevrolet 293 Running
27. 31. Car 66 Timmy Hill CrashClaimsR.Us Dodge 257 Brakes
28. 38. Car 55 Stephen Leicht Jani-King Toyota 212 Brakes
29. 3. Car 20 Christopher Bell # GameStop/Seagate Toyota 140 Accident
30. 39. Car 74 Cody Ware(i) Horizon Transport Dodge 140 Accident
31. 33. Car 28 Dylan Lupton Smart Emissions Reducer Ford 133 Accident
32. 36. Car 45 Josh Bilicki # Prevagen Toyota 121 Overheating
33. 34. Car 01 Vinnie Miller # Flex Glue Chevrolet 105 Accident
34. 14. Car 60 Ty Majeski SunnyD Ford 98 Accident
35. 11. Car 2 Matt Tifft Tunity Chevrolet 66 Accident
36. 29. Car 40 Chad Finchum # Concrete North Inc Toyota 48 Engine
37. 20. Car 39 JJ Yeley Lombard Bros Gaming Chevrolet 47 Brakes
38. 17. Car 24 Kaz Grala # NETTTS Ford 26 Accident
39. 24. Car 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 25 Brakes
40. 19. Car 51 Jeremy Clements All South Electric/RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 4 Accident

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty for reasons indicated: #78, ? back up car, 39 ? back up car/driver change, 38 ? driver change and 5 – unapproved adjustments. Failed to Qualify: (1) 89 Morgan Shepherd. Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 21 Mins, 57 Secs. Average Speed: 67.857 MPH. Margin of Victory: Caution. Caution
Flags: 12 for 93 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 8 drivers.

Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #7. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Ryan Preece, #18. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Tyler Reddick, #9.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Apr. 20, 2018 – Richmond Raceway

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