Taking to the two track at Michigan International Speedway, the Xfinity Series runs the LTi Printing 250.
And not even a plane flight of several hundred miles from Texas to Michigan stops The Watermelon Man Ross Chastain from running every race so far this season.
Paul Menard wins the pole and will bring the field down for the green flag.
Monster Energy Cup Series drivers Kevin Harvick and making his booth debut Bubba Wallace join Adam Alexander in the FOX broadcast booth for the race.
Stages one and two of the race are 30 laps each with stage three lasting 65 laps for a total of 125 laps around the two mile track.
Paul Menard brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and gets out in front for the lead.
The first caution flag of the race comes out when Dillon Bassett and Ray Black Jr make contact and spin out.
Paul Menard brings the field down for the green flag restart from the outside lane on lap 10 and holds on to his lead briefly before swapping it back and forth with John Hunter Nemechek. Menard holds off Nemechek to keep the lead.
Riley Herbst hits the wall and the track stays green, but the caution flag comes out for Jeb Burton’s flat tire on lap 13.
Paul Menard brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 18, once again choosing the outside lane. Paul Menard and John Hunter Nemechek battle for the lead but it is Christopher Bell who comes from third to battle Paul Menard for the top spot. Menard continues to lead the race, leading every lap so far.
After leading every lap in the stage, Paul Menard wins stage one.
The top 10 at the end of stage one:
John Hunter Nemechek
Taking only two tires, Paul Menard wins the race off of pit road. Cole Custer and Justin Haley also took only two tires.
Paul Menard brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 38 and gets out in front of Cole Custer to hold on to his lead.
Lap 50 Cole Custer challenges Paul Menard for the lead, but so far Menard has held him off and continues to lead the race.
Paul Menard has some debris on the front grille.
Ray Black Jr has some trouble on the track but the track stays green with four laps remaining in stage two.
On the final lap of stage two; Paul Menard and Christopher Bell battle for the lead with Christopher Bell getting the lead…and the stage two win for the sixth time this season.
The top 10 at the end of stage two:
John Hunter Nemechek
Christopher Bell wins the race off of pit road.
Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 68 and battles Cole Custer and Justin Allgaier for the lead.
Gray Gaulding brings out the caution flag when he spins out and backs into the wall.
Some drivers come down pit road to top off their fuel; while others gamble and stay out on the track.
Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart with 50 laps remaining in the race.
The caution flag comes out with 49 laps to go when Chase Briscoe spins out on the track and flat spots his tires.
Some of the drivers bring their cars down pit road for service with Tyler reddick leading the way off pit road.
Christopher Bell stayed out on the track after a miscommunication with his team.
Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart with 44 laps remaining in the race.
Forty to go, Christopher Bell has a half second lead on Cole Custer with Tyler Reddick in third place.
With 31 laps remaining in the race, Cole Custer passes Christopher Bell for the lead of the race. Both Custer and Bell will need to make a fuel stop before the end of the race.
Twenty-five to go, Cole Custer holds on to the lead with Christopher Bell in second and Tyler Reddick in third.
Twenty to go, Cole Custer has a lead of over a second and a half on Christopher Bell; Tyler Reddick is in fuel conservation mode seven seconds back in third.
Fifteen to go, Cole Custer has increased his lead to over three seconds.
FOX reports that Christopher Bell and Cole Custer are about seven laps short on having enough fuel to finish the race without making a pit stop.
Christopher Bell brings his car down pit road for fuel with eleven laps remaining in the race.
Cole Custer brings his car down pit road for a fuel run with 10 laps remaining in the race.
Tyler Reddick is the new leader.
Five to go, Tyler Reddick has a lead of over two seconds on Michael Annett.
Tyler Reddick takes the white flag.
Tyler Reddick wins the race for his third win of the racing season.
Lti Printing 250 results:
John Hunter Nemechek
Tommy Joe Martins
Ray Black Jr