The Xfinity Series travels to Indianapolis to run on one of the most famous tracks in the world as they run the Indiana 250.
In single car qualifying, Kyle Weatherman was just short of the checkered flag when something went in the engine and left Weatherman with a smoking car.
After single car qualifying, with a time of 53.445, Kyle Busch in his last Xfinity Series race for the season put his number 18 car on the pole and will lead the field to green.
There are two Indiana drivers in the race – Justin Haley and Chase Briscoe.
Stages one and two of the race are 30 laps each with stage three lasting 40 laps for a total of 100 laps around the huge two and a half mile track.
With Brandon Jones starting alongside on the front row, Kyle Busch brings the field down for the green flag with the duo going side by side into turn one before Kyle Busch gets out in front for the lead.
Kyle Busch lead lap one.
Christopher Bell and Brandon Jones are a quarter of a second behind leader Kyle Busch and are challenging for the lead.
Lap five, Kyle Busch has a quarter of a second lead on Christopher Bell with Brandon Jones right behind as the first four drivers pull away from the field.
Lap seven, Christopher Bell has closed to within less than a quarter of a second on leader Kyle Busch.
Lap nine, Kyle Busch is now just a tenth of a second in front of Christopher Bell.
Lap 12, the top four drivers have a lead of over four seconds on the rest of the field with Kyle Busch leading the pack.
Austing Dillon is on pit road with reports of no fuel pressure but the car was still running. He gets the car going again and is back out on the track.
Lap 13, Kyle Busch has a quarter of a second lead on Christopher Bell with Brandon Jones in third as Joe Gibbs Racing leads the field.
Austin Dillon’s fuel pressure issues continue and he has slowed to nearly a stop on the track. Dillong gets onto the access road and the track stays green with Kyle Busch and Christopher Bell battling for the lead.
Lap 15, Austin Dillon’s car has stopped on the the access road bringing out the first caution flag of the race.
Brandon Jones reports that he has periodic smoke coming into the car; he suspects a tire rub but the team reports no signs of any damage.
Race leader Kyle Busch brings his car down pit road for service; along with a number of other drivers.
Christopher Bell and Brandon Jones bring the field down for the green flag restart on alp 20 with Christopher Bell getting out in front with the help of a push. Kyle Busch restarts the race in the middle of the pack.
There are 34 cars on the lead lap.
Lap 21, Kyle Busch has moved into the top 10 with Christopher Bell in the lead.
The caution flag comes out on lap 23 for David Starr’s heavily smoking car after the engine blows.
Several drivers come down pit road for service making pit road a busy place.
Brandon Jones and Austin Cindric bring the field down for the green flag restart on lap 26 with Brandon Jones jumping out in front for the lead.
Lap 27, Kyle Busch is back in the top five when he takes fourth place.
Brandon Jones has a lead of less than two tenths of a second on Austin Cindric with only two laps remaining in stage one.
Ryan Sieg wrecks on the final lap of stage one.
Brandon Jones wins stage one for his third stage win of the season.
The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Kyle Busch brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 36 with Noah Gragson alongside with Kyle Busch edging out in front while drivers are getting three wide and making contact but the track stays green.
The caution flag ocmes out on lap 36 when Brandon Brown gets loose and spins out, hitting the wall.
Kyle Busch brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 40 and jumps out in front of Justin Allgaier for the lead after a push from Noah Gragson.
Lap 42, there is a three car breakaway with Kyle Busch, Noah Gragson, and Justin Allgaier way out in front of the field.
Tyler Reddick gets very loose on the track but saves the car and the track stays green.
Lap 44, Kyle Busch has a third of a second lead on Noah Gragson with 30 cars on the lead lap.
Lap 45, Kyle Busch has pulled out to a half second lead on Justin Allgaier with Noah Gragson in third over two seconds back.
Lap 47, Justin Allgaier has closed the gap to leader Kyle Busch to just over a tenth of a second.
Lap 50, Kyle Busch holds on to the lead with Justin Allgaier on his bumper and ready to challenge for the lead.
As Kyle Busch and Justin Allgaier battle for the lead, they have a lead of over five seconds on the thrid place driver Jeb Burton.
Lap 53, Justin Allgaier gets around Kyle Busch for the lead and pulls away.
Kyle Busch is reporting a very tight condition; he is now over a second behind leader Justin Allgaier.
Jeb Burton is reporting a bad vibration.
Lap 56, Justin Allgaier has a lead of over two seconds on Kyle Busch.
Some drivers are short pitting and coming down for service with three laps remaining in stage two.
With a lead of over four seconds on Kyle Busch, Justin Allgaier wins stage two.
The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Justin Allgaier wins the race off of pit road with Kyle Busch coming out second.
Justin Allgaier brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 65. Allgaier gets out in front after a push but it is Kyle Busch that gets out in front for the lead.
Lap 67, Justin Allgaier gets around Kyle Busch for the lead but a slide job from Busch puts Kyle Busch back out in front.
Lap 68, Justin Allgaier gets back around Kyle Busch to take the lead.
Lap 69, Kyle Busch challenges Justin Allgaier for the lead but Allgaier holds on to the top spot.
Lap 73, Justin Allgaier is still in the lead with Tyler Reeeick in third; Kyle Busch has fallen back to fourth place.
Christopher Bell is reporting a tight issue; there is a small hole on the nose of his car.
The caution flag comes out on lap 77 when John Hunter Nemechek spins out and hits the wall.
With Justin Allgaier leading the way, the drivers bring their cars down pit road for fresh tires.
Taking only two tires, Justin Haley wins the race off of pit road.
Josh Williams and Indiana native Justin Haley brings the field down for the green flag restart with just 16 laps remaining in the race. In a three wide battle for the lead Justin Haley hets out in front.
Tyler Reddick jumps out in front for the lead.
With only two fresh tires, Justin Haley is falling through the field with Tyler Reddick in the lead.
Fifteen to go, Christopher Bell gets around Reddick for the lead; Kyle Busch is in third place.
The caution flag comes out after Brandon Jones and Austin Cindric make contact, sending Jones into the wall with just 12 laps remaining in the race.
Tyler Reddick and Christopher Bell bring the field down for the green flag restart and its a side by side battle that brings out the caution flag when Reddick and Bell crash into the wall.
NASCAR has red flagged the race to get the track cleaned up with just seven laps remaining in the race.
Once the cars got started again, Kyle Busch brought the cars to the green flag and held off Justin Allgaier for the lead. Busch held off Allgaier to take the white flag and win the race for the fourth time at Indianapolis and his fourth win of the season. The winningest driver the Xfinity Series, Busch now has 96 career wins.
The results of the Indiana 250:
Ronnie Bassett Jr
Ray Black Jr
Tommy Joe Martins
John Hunter Nemechek