Race Results

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Sparks Energy 300

Talladega Superspeedway

April 28th, 2018

Race #9 of the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Season

  • Laps Scheduled: 113
    • Extended to 115 laps
  • Miles Raced : 305.9
  • Time of Race : 02 Hours 17 minutes 44 seconds
  • Average Speed: 133.258 mph
  • Margin of Victory : 00.152 seconds
  • Cautions: 5
  • Caution Laps: 29
  • Lead Changes: 12
  • Cars in Race : 40
  • Finished On Lead Lap: 19 (48%)
Daniel Hemric and crew celebrate
Avondale, Arizona - November 6th, 2021: Daniel Hemric, driver of the #18 Poppy Bank Toyota, and crew celebrate with the 2021 Xfinity Series Championship flag after winning during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway. Photo by Jared C Tilton | Getty Images
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS PO PTS Laps Led x Led S1 S2 STUS
1 3 23 Spencer Gallagher Chevrolet 49 40 9 5 115 1 1 0 2 Running
2 15 19 Brandon Jones Toyota 42 35 7 0 115 0 0 4 0 Running
3 6 7 Justin Allgaier Chevrolet 46 34 12 0 115 35 1 2 8 Running
4 20 18 Noah Gragson Toyota 0 0 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
5 2 1 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet 45 32 13 1 115 30 2 8 1 Running
6 22 39 Ryan Sieg Chevrolet 31 31 0 0 115 1 1 0 0 Running
7 4 42 John Hunter Nemechek Chevrolet 37 30 7 0 115 0 0 5 10 Running
8 8 9 Tyler Reddick Chevrolet 36 29 7 0 115 2 1 10 5 Running
9 12 00 Cole Custer Ford 36 28 8 0 115 0 0 7 7 Running
10 34 0 Garrett Smithley Chevrolet 27 27 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
11 27 38 JJ Yeley Chevrolet 26 26 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
12 13 20 Christopher Bell Toyota 25 25 0 0 115 1 1 0 0 Running
13 35 93 Jeff Green Chevrolet 24 24 0 0 115 1 1 0 0 Running
14 5 5 Michael Annett Chevrolet 30 23 7 0 115 0 0 0 4 Running
15 7 3 Shane Lee Chevrolet 24 22 2 0 115 0 0 9 0 Running
16 16 98 Chase Briscoe Ford 21 21 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
17 25 01 Vinnie Miller Chevrolet 20 20 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
18 28 8 Tommy Joe Martins Toyota 19 19 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
19 29 78 BJ McLeod Toyota 18 18 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 Running
20 33 24 Kaz Grala Ford 17 17 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
21 18 35 Joey Gase Chevrolet 18 16 2 0 114 0 0 0 9 Running
22 19 16 Ryan Reed Ford 23 15 8 0 114 1 1 0 3 Running
23 1 21 Daniel Hemric Chevrolet 24 14 10 1 114 39 2 1 0 Running
24 21 36 Alex Labbe Chevrolet 13 13 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
25 10 2 Matt Tifft Chevrolet 22 12 10 0 114 0 0 6 6 Running
26 31 90 Josh Williams Chevrolet 11 11 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
27 38 66 Timmy Hill Toyota 10 10 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
28 32 45 Josh Bilicki Toyota 9 9 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
29 39 55 Jennifer Jo Cobb Toyota 0 0 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 Running
30 11 22 Austin Cindric Ford 7 7 0 0 114 3 1 0 0 Running
31 23 15 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 0 0 0 0 113 0 0 0 0 Running
32 37 52 David Starr Chevrolet 5 5 0 0 112 0 0 0 0 Running
33 40 74 Mike Harmon Dodge 4 4 0 0 112 1 1 0 0 Running
34 26 4 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 3 3 0 0 78 0 0 0 0 Suspension
35 24 51 Jeremy Clements Chevrolet 2 2 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 Fuel Pump
36 17 28 Dylan Lupton Ford 1 1 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 Accident
37 14 60 Ty Majeski Ford 1 1 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 Accident
38 9 11 Ryan Truex Chevrolet 9 1 8 0 32 0 0 3 0 Accident
39 36 40 Chad Finchum Toyota 1 1 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 Accident
40 30 76 Spencer Boyd Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 Accident

Race Infractions

Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway

Driver Infraction Penalty Lap Lap Assessed Flag
Elliott Sadler Pre-Race to the rear engine change tail end 0 0 White
Joey Gase Pre-Race to the rear unapproved adjustments tail end 0 0 White
Josh Bilicki Pre-Race to the rear unapproved adjustments tail end 0 0 White
Jeremy Clements Pitting before pit road is open tail end 27 31 Yellow
Ryan Truex Speed-Exiting pits tail end 28 31 Yellow
Vinnie Miller Outside half of the pit box tire violation/Team member not in contact with the outside tires tail end 28 31 Yellow
Jennifer Jo Cobb Speed-Entering pits tail end 29 31 Yellow
Jeremy Clements Outside half of the pit box tire violation/Team member not in contact with the outside tires tail end 38 40 Yellow
Jeremy Clements Pitting before pit road is open garage tail end 52 0 Yellow
Josh Bilicki Car/Truck pitting out of the assigned pit box 1 lap 53 54 Yellow
Elliott Sadler Speed-Entering pits pass thru 75 76 Green
Joey Gase Speed-Exiting pits pass thru 76 77 Green
Alex Labbe Speed-Entering pits pass thru 76 79 Green
Josh Williams Speed-Entering pits pass thru 76 78 Green
David Starr Speed-Entering pits pass thru 77 80 Green
David Starr Car/Truck pitting out of the assigned pit box 1 lap 77 80 Green
Daniel Hemric Pitting before pit road is open tail end 106 113 Yellow
Daniel Hemric Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area tail end 106 113 Yellow
Michael Annett Going above the blend line exiting the pits tail end 107 113 Yellow
John Hunter Nemechek Going above the blend line exiting the pits tail end 107 0 Yellow
Vinnie Miller Going above the blend line exiting the pits tail end 107 113 Yellow