Race two of the triple header weekend is the Xfinity Series with O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on a windy Saturday.

After three rounds of qualifying Christopher Bell puts his number 20 car on the pole and will bring the field to green.

The starting lineup for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300:
Christopher Bell – in the playoffs
Shane Lee
Cole Custer – in the playoffs
Tyler Reddick – in the playoffs
Justin Allgaier – in the playoffs
Ryan Preece
Matt Tifft – in the playoffs
Austin Cindric – in the playoffs
Daniel Hemric – in the playoffs
John Hunter Nemechek
Ryan Truex
Spencer Gallagher
Elliott Sadler – in the playoffs
Brandon Jones
Ryan Reed
Michael Annnett
Ryan Sieg
Jeremy Clements
Chad Finchum
Alex Labbe
Brandon Brown
J.J. Yeley
Ross Chastain
Garrett Smithley
BJ McLeod
Quin Houff
Timmy Hill
Stephen Leicht
Ray Black Jr
Joey Gase
Jeff Green
David Starr
Spencer Boyd
Bayley Currey
Bobby Earnhardt
Vinnie Miller
Mike Harmon
Ty Majeski
Morgan Shepherd

Stages one and two of the race are 45 laps each with stage three lasting 110 laps for a total of 200 laps around the mile and a half track. The drivers can complete stages one and two on a single load of fuel but will have to make a pit stop during stage three.

The wind is going to be a factor in the race today.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and once again, Christopher Bell is involved in a crash on the first lap of the race. Bell gets turned around but did not hit the wall.

Shane Lee is the leader and brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap five. Shane Lee and Tyler Reddick are nose to nose for the lead with Shane Lee getting out in front. Lap seven Shane Lee is in the lead with Tyler Reddick in second and Daniel Hemric in third.

Lap eight, Tyler Reddick passes Shane Lee for the lead of the race.

The top five are Tyler Reddick, Cole Custer, Daniel Hemric, Shane Lee, and Justin Allgaier.

Lap eleven, Tyler Reddick has a lead of just a tenth of a second on Cole Custer with Daniel Hemric.

After restarting the race in 32nd place, Christopher Bell has moved up to 16th on lap 12.

La 13, Tyler Reddick leads the race with Cole Custer in second.

Lap 1r the caution flag comes out for debris on the track, including grass from an off road excursion by a driver.

Tyler Reddick brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 19 ad jumps out in front for the lead.

The top five are Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric Matt Tifft, Elliott Sadler, and Cole Custer.

The caution flag comes out on lap 21 for a crash involving Ryan Sieg and Ryan Truex

Tyler Reddick brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 25 but it is Daniel Hemric who gets out in front for the lead.

The top five are Daniel Hemric Tyler Reddick, Matt Tifft, Cole Custer, and Elliott Sadler. There are 35 cars on the lead lap with Jeff Green and Morgan Shepherd off of the track.

Lap 30, Christopher Bell has re-entered the top 10.

Daniel Hemric has pulled out to a lead of over a second on Tyler Reddick with Cole Custer in third; Elliott Sadler and Matt Tifft round out the top five.

Jeff Green and Morgan Shepherd are out of the race.

Lap 33, Daniel Hemric has pulled out to a lead of nearly two seconds on Cole Custer with Tyler Reddick in third.

Lap 36 the top five are Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, Tyler Reddick Elliott Sadler, and Matt Tifft.

Lap 40, the top five are Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, Tyler Reddick, Elliott Sadler, and Matt Tifft.

Lap 42, Daniel Hemric has a lead of a second and a half on Cole Custer with Tyler Reddick in third over three seconds back.

Daniel Hemric wins stage one for his ninth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Daniel Hemric
Cole Custer
Tyler Reddick
Christopher Bell
Elliott Sadler
Matt Tifft
Justin Allgaier
Ryan Preece
John Hunter Nemechek
Brandon Jones

Daniel Hemric wins the race off of pit road.

Brandon Jones was charged with an uncontrolled tire on pit road.

Daniel Hemric brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 52 but it is Tyler Reddick who jumps out in front for the lead on the outside lane.

The top five are Tyler Reddick, Elliott Sadler, Cole Custer, John Hunter Nemechek, and Justin Allgaier.

Lap 55, Tyler Reddick has puled out to a half second lead on Cole Custer with Elliott Sadler in third. There are 29 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 60, Tyler Reddick leads the race with Cole Custer in second with Justin Allgaier, Elliott Sadler, and Daniel Hemric rounding out the top five.

Timmy Hill is off the track and Stephen Leicht is out of the race.

Lap 63, Tyler Reddick continues to lead the race with Cole Custer in second; Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, and Elliott Sadler round out the top five.

Lap 65, Tyler Reddick has a lead of nearly a second on Cole Custer.

Lap 73, Tyler Reddick continues to lead the race with Cole Custer in second; Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric and Elliott Sadler round out the top five with 25 cars on the lead lap.

BJ McLeod is out of the race.

Tyler Reddick has a lead of nearly a second on Cole Custer with Justin Allgaier in third.

Lap 78, Tyler Reddick holds on to the lead with Cole Custer in second Justin Allgaier in third, and Daniel Hemric in fourth.

Lap 81 Cole Custer challenges Tyler Reddick for the lead and brings out the caution flag when Tyler Reddick makes contact with Joey Gase.

Some of the drivers bring their cars down pit road for service but others stay out on the track for position..and stage points.

Cole Custer brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 85.

Tyler Reddick challenges Cole Custer for the lead and takes over the top spot but Custer continues to challenge side by side. Ryan Preece and Justin Allgaier have entered the maylee.

Lap 88 Cole Custer is the leader with Justin Allgaier in second and Tyler Reddick in third.

Cole Custer wins stage two.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Cole Custer
Justin Allgaier
Ryan Preece
Tyler Reddick
Christopher Bell
Elliott Sadler
Matt Tifft
Daniel Hemric
Jeremy Clements
Brandon Jones

Taking only two tires John Hunter Nemechek wins the race off of pit road but there are drivers who stayed out on the track.

Points leader Elliott Sadler is reporting some handling issues with his car but hopes it will improve as the race continues.

Christopher Bell and Elliott Sadler are on the front row and brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 97. Michael Annett and Brandon Jones bring out the caution flag when the get loose and spin out.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 101 and jumps out in front for the lead with Elliott Sadler in second; Daniel Hemric, Matt Tifft and Spencer Gallagher round out the top five.

With 24 cars on the lead lap, Christopher Bell holds on to the lead of the race with Elliott Sadler a quarter of a second behind.

Lap 105, the top five are Christopher Bell, Elliott Sadler, Daniel Hemric, Matt Tifft and John Hunter Nemechek.

Lap 108, Cole Custer gets around John Hunter Nemechek for fifth. Christopher Bell holds on to his lead of over half a second on Elliott Sadler.

Lap 111, Christopher Bell leads the race; Elliott Sadler, Daniel Hemric, Matt Tifft, and Cole Custer round out the top five.

Lap 115,Despite early crash damage, Christopher Bell is leading the race with Elliott Sadler in second.

Lap 116, Bobby Earnhardt hits the wall but the track stays green.

Lap 117 Daniel Hemric gets around Elliott Sadler or second with Christopher Bell out in front by over a second.

The top five are Christopher Bell, Daniel Hemric, Elliott Sadler, Cole Custer, and Matt Tifft.

Lap 123, Christopher Bell has increased his lead over Daniel Hemric to nearly a second and a half. With Elliott Sadler in third nearly three seconds back.

The caution flag comes out on lap 126 when Ryan Truex has a smoking car. He takes his car to the garage.

There are 75 laps remaining in the race, the drivers cannot make it to the end of the race if they make a pit stop once pit road is open.

Several drivers bring their cars down pit road for service.

Taking fuel only, Brandon Jones wins the race off of pit road.

Cole Custer was charged with a penalty when one of his crew members came over the pit wall too soon.

Brandon Jones and Daniel Hemric bring the field down for the green flag restart on lap 131 with Brandon Jones out in front. Christopher Bell again had an issue on the restart but saved the car.

Daniel Hemric passes Brandon Jones for the lead with Justin Allgaier in second and Brandon Jones in third.

Christopher Bell brings out the caution flag when he gets turned around and hits the wall after making contact with Austin Cindric.

The car chief for Christopher Bell’s team has announced that Bell is out of the race after assessing crash damage.

Daniel Hemric and Justin Allgaier bring the field down for the green flag restart on lap 138 and go side by side.

Ryan Preece and Brandon Jones crash and bring out the caution flag with Justin Allgaier listed as the leader of the race on lap 138.

Some drivers bring their cars down pit road with 59 laps remaining in the race.

The top three drivers Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, and Matt Tfft stay out on the track.

Justin Allgaier brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 145 but Daniel Hemric and Allgaier are side by side once again as they battle for the lead. On lap 146 Daniel Hemric gets out in front or the lead with Justin Allgaier, Matt Tifft, John Hunter Nemechek and Elliott Sadler rounding out the top five.

The caution flag come out on lap 148 when Joey Gase gets imto the wall.

Eleven cautions in the race so far is a record for the race.

Daniel Hemric brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 152 with Justin Allgaier right beside him and making it a side by side race for the lead. This time it’s Justin Allgaier who gets out in front for the lead with Daniel Hemric in second and Matt Tifft in third.

Lap 156, Justin Allgaier leads the race with Daniel Hemric only a tenth of a second behind.

The top five are Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, Matt Tifft, John Hunter Nemechek, and Cole Custer.

Lap 163, Justin Allgaier is in the lead with Daniel Hemric in second; Matt Tifft, John Hunter Nemechek, and Cole Custer round out the top five.

With only 36 laps remaining in the race, there is some question as to whether some of the drivers can make it to the end of the race with their current fuel load.

Lap 169, Justin Allagier has a lead of over half a second on Daniel Hemric with John Hunter Nemechek in third.

With 22 cars on the lead lap, Justin Allgaier holds on to his half second lead on Daniel Hemric with only 29 laps remaining in the race.

John Hunter Nemechek has caught up to Daniel Hemric and is now in second place with Justin Allgaier in the lead.

Lap 176, Justin Allgaier has a quarter of a second lead on John Hunter Nemechek with Daniel Hemric in third.

Lap 178, the top five are Justin Allgaier, John Hunter Nemechek, Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, and Matt Tifft.

Just 18 laps remaining in the race; Justin Allgaier holds a narrow lead on John Hunter Nemechek and challenges for the lead. John Hunter Nemechek is the new leader of the race with Justin Allgaier in second; Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, and Matt Tifft round out the top five.

Daniel Hemric’s crew is planning on bringing him down pit road for fuel.

Ryan Reed brings out the caution flag when he gets turned around and makes contact with Ty Majeski. Reed has significant damage to his car.

With 16 cars on the lead lap, the big question is who stays out and who comes down it road for a splash of fuel.

John Hunter Nemechek, Justin Allgaier, and Daniel Hemric are among those who brought their cars down pit road.

John Hunter Nemechek wins the race off of pit road. Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick stayed out on the track and will bring the field down for the green flag restart.

Cole Custer brigs the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane with only seven laps remaining in the race. Tyler Reddick and Cole Custer go side by side.

Shane Lee gets loose and makes contact with Daniel Hemric sending him around. The caution flag comes out.

Tyler Reddick is listed as the leader of the race.

Tyler Reddick brings the field down for the green flag restart with only two laps to go, Tyler Reddick gets out I front for the lead.

Tyler Reddick takes the white flag but Cole Custer makes contact with Tyler Reddick and gets around Reddick for the lead…and the win. Cole Custer has clinched his spot as one of the championship four in Miami.

The unofficial results of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300:
Cole Custer
Tyler Reddick
Austin Cindric
John Hunter Nemechek
Justin Allgaier
Brandon Jones
Matt Tifft
Elliott Sadler
Spencer Gallagher
Daniel Hemric
Ross Chastain
Ryan Sieg
Ty Majeski
Jeremy Clements
J.J. Yeley
Michael Annett
Chad inchum
Brandon Brown
Ray Black Jr
Garrett Smithley
Bayley Currey
Joey Gase
Shane Lee
David Starr
Spencer Boyd
Quin Houff
Vinnie Miller
Mike Harmon
Ryan Reed
Alex Labbe
Ryan Preece
Christopher Bell
Ryan Truex
Bobby Earnhardt
Timmy Hill
BJ McLeod
Stephen Leicht
Jeff Green
Morgan Shepherd

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