William Byron won his 1st NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway

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William Byron, driver of the #9 AXALTA/WINDSORWindow&Door Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway on June 24, 2017 in Newton, Iowa.

Starting from 6th place Car 9 William Byron AXALTA/WINDSOR Window & Doors Chevrolet won the 7th Annual American Ethanol E15 250 Presented by Enogen, his 1st win in 14 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 8th Top 10 finish in 2017 & was the highest finishing rookie. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish at Iowa Speedway. Byron becomes the youngest series winner at Iowa Speedway at the age of 19 years, 6 months and 26 days; previous record was Erik Jones win last season at 20 years, 2 months and 0 days. Byron led 78 laps – the second-most in the event. 2nd Place Car 39 Ryan Sieg Ritchie Chevrolet, started from 22nd place posted his 1st Top 10 finish in 7 races at Iowa Speedway. It is his 1st Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Car 42 Tyler Reddick BBR/Jason Aldean Chevrolet, started from 15th place posted his 1st Top 10 finish at Iowa Speedway.

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William Byron, driver of the #9 AXALTA/WINDSORWindow & Door Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway on June 24, 2017 in Newton, Iowa.

4th Place Car 4 Ross Chastain Georgia Watermelon Association Chevrolet, started from 14th place followed by 5th place Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField United Toyota, started from 7th place. 6th Place Car 5 Michael Annett Northland Oil Chevrolet, started from 20th place followed by 7th place Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet, started from 18th place. 8th Place Car 1 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet, started from 4th place followed by 9th place Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet, started from 5th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 0 Garrett Smithley Adapt 2k Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 31st place. Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 25 points over Justin Allgaier.

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Christopher Bell, driver of the #20 ToyotaCare Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway on June 24, 2017 in Newton, Iowa.

The race had 9 Cautions for 65 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 26 for Car 90 Dexter Bean CrashClaimsR.us Chevrolet Spin Turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 62 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 3rd Caution on lap 80 for Car 20 Christopher Bell ToyotaCare Toyota, Car 22 Sam Hornish Jr. Discount Tire Ford Crash in Turn 2. 4th Caution on lap 114 for Car 18 Kyle Benjamin SportClips Toyota, Car 60 Ty Majeski iRacing.com Ford Crash in Turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 122 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 6th Caution on lap 146 for Car 60 Ty Majeski iRacing.com Ford Crash in Turn 1. 7th Caution on lap 163 for Car 23 Spencer Gallagher Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet, Car 90 Dexter Bean CrashClaimsR.us Chevrolet Crash in Turn 2. 8th Caution on lap 219 for Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford, Car 20 Christopher Bell ToyotaCare Toyota, Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet Crash in Backstretch. 9th Caution on lap 235 for Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford Crash in Turn 1.

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William Byron, driver of the #9 AXALTA/WINDSORWindow&Door Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway on June 24, 2017 in Newton, Iowa.

The race had 11 Lead Changes among 6 drivers. Lap Leaders: C. Bell(i) 1-64; R. Black II 65; W. Byron # 66-86; J. Allgaier 87-91; W. Byron # 92-103; C. Bell(i) 104-114; B. Gaughan 115-123; W. Byron # 124-142; C. Bell(i) 143-219; W. Byron # 220-224; D. Lupton 225-229; W. Byron # 230-250. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): C. Bell(i) 3 times for 152 laps; W. Byron # 5 times for 78 laps; B. Gaughan 1 time for 9 laps; J. Allgaier 1 time for 5 laps; D. Lupton 1 time for 5 laps; R. Black II 1 time for 1 lap.

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William Byron, driver of the #9 AXALTA/WINDSORWindow&Door Chevrolet, poses with the winners decal after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway on June 24, 2017 in Newton, Iowa.

Stages:
Stage #1 Top Ten: 20,22,9,7,1,18,14,3,16,21
Stage #2 Top Ten: 62,9,20,1,51,2,39,7,16,28

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 14
Unofficial Race Results for the 7Th Annual American Ethanol E15 250 Presented By Enogen – Saturday, June 24, 2017
Iowa Speedway – Newton, IA – .875 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 250 Laps – 218.75 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 6. Car 9 William Byron # AXALTA/WINDSOR Window & Doors Chevrolet 250 Running
2. 22. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Ritchie Chevrolet 250 Running
3. 15. Car 42 Tyler Reddick BBR/Jason Aldean Chevrolet 250 Running
4. 14. Car 4 Ross Chastain Georgia Watermelon Association Chevrolet 250 Running
5. 7. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField United Toyota 250 Running
6. 20. Car 5 Michael Annett Northland Oil Chevrolet 250 Running
7. 18. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 250 Running
8. 4. Car 1 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet Accessories Chevrolet 250 Running
9. 5. Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet 250 Running
10. 31. Car 0 Garrett Smithley Adapt 2k Chevrolet 250 Running
11. 30. Car 78 Tommy Joe Martins Diamond Gusset Jeans Chevrolet 250 Running
12. 27. Car 46 Quin Houff beatincancerwithduke.org Chevrolet 250 Running
13. 25. Car 14 JJ Yeley Toyota 250 Running
14. 32. Car 99 David Starr Victory Lane Quick Oil Change Chevrolet 250 Running
15. 28. Car 24 Dylan Lupton Nut Up Toyota 250 Running
16. 1. Car 20 Christopher Bell(i) ToyotaCare Toyota 250 Running
17. 26. Car 8 BJ McLeod Chevrolet 250 Running
18. 37. Car 52 Joey Gase Jerry K. Ask Investments/Iowa Donar Network Chevrolet 250 Running
19. 17. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford 250 Running
20. 21. Car 2 Ben Kennedy # Rheem Chevrolet 249 Running
21. 11. Car 21 Daniel Hemric # Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet 249 Running
22. 9. Car 19 Matt Tifft # Tunity Toyota 249 Running
23. 23. Car 33 Brandon Jones Jeld-Wen/Menards Chevrolet 249 Running
24. 24. Car 00 Cole Custer # Haas Automation Ford 249 Running
25. 13. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 249 Running
26. 16. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan American Ethanol/Kum & Go Chevrolet 249 Running
27. 8. Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet 249 Running
28. 38. Car 40 Timmy Hill CrashClaimsR.us Dodge 247 Running
29. 34. Car 07 Ray Black II Scuba Life Chevrolet 246 Running
30. 19. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet 244 Running
31. 2. Car 18 Kyle Benjamin SportClips Toyota 241 Running
32. 12. Car 3 Scott Lagasse Jr. ScreenYourMachine/AmericanCancerSociety Chev 236 Running
33. 33. Car 90 Dexter Bean CrashClaimsR.us Chevrolet 161 Accident
34. 10. Car 60 Ty Majeski iRacing.com Ford 143 Accident
35. 40. Car 74 Mike Harmon Veterans Motorsports Dodge 121 Engine
36. 29. Car 01 Harrison Rhodes Schwarze Industries Chevrolet 118 Engine
37. 3. Car 22 Sam Hornish Jr. Discount Tire Ford 78 Accident
38. 39. Car 13 Carl Long O.C.R. Gaz Bar Toyota 18 Brakes
39. 36. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 16 Vibration
40. 35. Car 93 Jeff Green RSS Racing Chevrolet 6 Electrical

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: Nos. 00, 28 (tire change) and 1 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: N/A.
Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 32 Mins, 52 Secs. Average Speed: 85.859 MPH. Margin of Victory: 1.140 Seconds.
Caution Flags: 9 for 65 laps. Lead Changes: 11 among 6 drivers.
Coors Light Pole Award: Christopher Bell, #20 133.305 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #9. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Ryan Sieg, #39. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: William Byron, #9.
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: Jun. 30, 2017 – Daytona International Speedway
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