After taking a week off, the Xfinity Series returns for a little Saturday night racing in Texas with the O’Reilley Auto Parts 300.

This is race number two of three in the round of eight. After this week there is only one more race before the final four will be revealed for the final race.

Chase Briscoe has had to make multiple trips through the inspection process and was still trying to make it through inspection when qualifying began.

Justin Allgaier will have to start the race from the back of the field after his team had to make an engine change. After four times through the process, Bricsoe’s car made it through the inspection.

Drivers who have to start the race from the back of the field can still get a good pit road selection with a good qualifying run.

Justin Haley spins out after getting loose on his warm up lap and backs the car into the wall hard. Haley will have to move to the backup car and start the race from the back of the field after not making a qualifying run.

Ryan Sieg had a bad crash during practice and had to move to a backup car. He will also start the race from the back of the field.

After single car qualifying, with a time of 28.31 seconds around the mile and a half track, Tyler Reddick put his car on the pole with rookie driver Harrison Burton starting alongside on the front row.

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 fuel load is around 55 laps; the drivers can run the first two stages on a single fuel load but will have to make a pit stop during the third stage.

Tyler Reddick brings the field down for the green flag start of the race with Tyler Reddick getting out in front and Christopher Bell in second.

Lap five, Tyler Reddick has a lead of nearly a second on Christopher Bell with Cole Custer in third over two seconds back.

Lap seven, Christopher Bell passes Tyler Reddick for the lead. Tyler Reddick has some debris on his front grille and will try to get it off the grille by moving up on Bell.

Lap nine, Christopher Bell leads the race, Tyler Reddick has gotten the debris off of his grille.

Lap 10, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of nearly a second on Tyler Reddick.

Lap 14, Tyler Reddick has closed the gap on leader Christopher Bell to just over half a second; Cole Custer, Chase Briscoe, and Ross Chastain round out the top five.

Lap 16, Christopher Bell has caught up to the slower traffic and has begun lapping cars. There are 30 cars on the lead lap.

The caution flag comes out on lap 19 when Bobby Earnhardt spins out and hits the wall hard tearing apart the back end of the car.

After starting the race from the back of the field, Justin Allgaier has moved up to the top 15 in 12th place.

Jeremy Clements has brought his car to the garage with a fuel pickup issue.

Brandon Jones has to make an unscheduled trip down pit road with a flat tire from a puncture.

After an extended caution to get the track cleaned of debris and repair some of the Styrofoam in the wall, Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 25 and jumps out in front after a push from behind.

Lap 27, Christopher Bell has a lead of over half a second on Tyler Reddick.

Lap 28, Tyler Reddick has closed the gap on leader Christopher Bell to just a quarter of a second.

Lap 31, Christopher Bell holds on to the lead with Tyler Reddick just under half a second behind.

Lap 35, Christopher Bell has a half second lead on Tyler Reddick; Cole Custer, Ross Chastain, and Chase Briscoe round out the top five.

Lap 37, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a one second lead on Tyler Reddick. Justin Allgaier is in ninth place. There are 29 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 41, Christopher Bell continues to lead the race with a one second lead on Tyler Reddick. There are five cars off the track or out of the race.

Christopher Bell wins stage one.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Christopher Bell
Tyler Reddick
Cole Custer
Ross Chastain
Chase Briscoe
Harrison Burton
Austin Cindric
Justin Allgaier
Jeb Burton

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service. Christopher Bell wins the race off of pit road with Tyler Reddick in second.

Ross Chastain had to make a second trip down pit road after difficulties on the first visit.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 53 and holds on to his lead as drivers battle for position behind him.

Lap 56, Christopher Bell has led 50 laps so far.

Lap 57, Tyler Reddick challenges Christopher Bell for the lead; so far Bell has held him off.

Lap 58, Bell and Reddick continue to battle for the lead as they pull away from the rest of the field.

Lap 60 the caution comes out for Brandon Brown with Christopher Bell and Tyler Reddick going side by side. Brandon Brown gets loos and spins out.

NASCAR has listed Tyler Reddick as the leader when the caution flag came out.

Two weeks ago Tyler Reddick and Cole Custer got into an aggressive discussion on pit road; now leader Tyler Reddick is looking to have Cole Custer give him a push for the lead when Reddick brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 65. Tyler Reddick takes the lead with Christopher Bell in second and Cole Custer in third.

Lap 67, Tyler Reddick has a half second lead on Christopher Bell with 24 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 70, Tyler Reddick has pulled out to a lead of three quarters of a second on Christopher Bell; Cole Custer, Harrison Burton, and Justin Allgaier round out the top five.

Lap 73, leader Tyler Reddick has again gotten some debris on his front grille.

Lap 75, Christopher Bell has caught up to leader Tyler Reddick and is challenging for the lead. Tyler Reddick has gotten the debris off of his car and is pulling away from Christopher Bell.

Lap 77, Christopher Bell has gotten around Tyler Reddick and retaken the lead.

The caution flag comes out on lap 78, erasing a one second lead for Christopher Bell, when David Starr makes contact with Stefan Parsons and spins out causing Starr to hit the wall and make a run through the grass.

Leaders stay out, but some drivers bring their cars down pit road for service.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart with six laps remaining in stage two. Bell jumps out in front for the lead with Justin Allgaier right behind him.

Harrison Burton’s team was charged with a safety violation on pit road and Chad Finchum was caught speeding on pit road.

Christopher Bell wins stage two for the stage sweep.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Christopher Bell
Justin Allagaier
Tyler Reddick
John Hunter Nemechek
Chase Briscoe
Noah Gragson
Austin Cindric
Cole Custer
Brandon Jones
Jeb Burton

Drivers come down pit road for service. Christopher Bell wins the race off of pit road but the drivers who pit on lap 81 stayed out on the track.

Austin Cindric brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 96 and edges out Cole Cuser for the lead. After leading for 71 laps, Christopher Bell will restart the race in ninth place.

Lap 100 – halfway – Austin Cindric has a half second lead on Cole Custer with Brandon Jones in third; cousins Jeb Burton and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

Lap 106, Austin Cindric holds on to his lead of just under half a second on Cole Custer. Christopher Bell is in eighth place and Tyler Reddick is in sixth.

Lap 109, Cole Custer is slowly closing in on Austin Cindric; Brandon Jones is in third nearly a second and a half back.

Lap 115, Cole Custer is closing in on leader Austin Cindric; Cindric is only two tenths of a second ahead.

Christopher Bell is reporting some brake issues in his car.

Lap 119, there are 23 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 121, sixth place driver Christopher Bell is running some of the fastest laps on the track despite reporting some possible brake issues on his car.

Lap 123, Austin Cindric and Cole Custer battle for the lead but the lapped traffic is allowing Cindric to stay in front.

Lap 125, Austin Cindric holds off a challenging Cole Custer to hold on to the lead.

The caution flag comes out on lap 129 for Chase Briscoe who is reporting a vibration and a very loose car. Briscoe has a possible flat tire.

There are only 18 cars on the lead lap.

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service.

After taking only two tires, Tyler Reddic wins the race off of pit road.

Lap 133, Tyler Reddick brings the field down for the green flag restart and edges out Cole Custer for the lead but Custer comes back to challenge. Reddick holds on to the lead.

Cole Custer is reporting a flat tire but his spotter says that the tires look good.

Lap 137, Tyler Reddick has a lead of over half a second on Brandon Jones with Christopher Bell in third.

Lap 138, Christopher Bell passes Brandon Jones for second over a second back from leader Tyler Reddick.

Austin Cindric is reporting a vibration.

Lap 140, the caution flag comes out for Ronnie Bassett Jr when he gets loose and hits the wall.

The drivers are now within their fuel window to complete the race on one last fuel stop.

Several drivers come down pit road for fuel.

Only 56 laps remain in the race, Ross Chastain brings the field down for the green flag restart and gets out in front for the lead as drivers get three wide across the track.

Lap 145, Ross Chastain has a half second lead on Christopher Bell with Justin Allgaier in third.

Lap 148, Jeb Burton and Austin Cindric make contact but the track stays green.

Justin Allgaier gets around Christopher Bell for second palce with Ross Chastain out in front by over half a second.

The caution flag comes out on lap 148 when Noah Gragson makes contact on the track and runs through the grass causing a lot of damage to the front end of the car.

A few drivers bring their cars down pit road for service including Cole Custer.

Lap 153, NASCAR brings the cars to a stop on the track and red flags the race in order to get things cleaned up.

NASCAR pulls the red flag and displays the caution flag after cleaning up the track.

Ross Chastain brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 155 and holds off Christopher Bell for the lead. Brandon Jones, Christopher Bell, and Justin Allgaier battle for second.

Lap 158, Ross Chastain has a lead of over a second on Christopher Bell with Justin Allgaier in third.

With 21 cars on the lead lpa, Ross Chastain is in the lead with Christopher Bell in second and Justin Allgaier in third; Tyler Reddick and Austin Cindric round out the top five.

Tyler Reddick hits the wall and spins out bringing out the caution flag on lap 161. Reddick bumped the wall a number of times before the crash that destroyed the front of his car including the radiator. Chase Briscoe was also involved in the wreck but stays out on the track.

Ross Chastain brings the field down for the green flag restart with Christopher Bell alongside on the front row with 30 laps remaining in the race. Christopher Bell goes side by side with Ross Chastain with Bell getting out in front. Chase Briscoe has an on track issue and is falling through the field.

Lap 173, Christopher Bell has a half second lead on Ross Chastain with Austin Cindric in third; Justin Allgaier and Jeb Burton round out the top five.

Chase Briscoe has a smoking car with a flat tire but he makes it to pit road and the track stays green.

Lap 178, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of over a second and a half on Ross Chastain.

Lap 181, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to over two seconds on Ross Chastain.

Lap 186, Christopher Bell now has a lead of three seconds on Ross Chastain. There are 20 cars on the lead lap.

Twelve to go, Christopher Bell has a three second lead on Ross Chastain; Austin Cindric, Justin Allgaier, and Brandon Jones round out the top five.

Only eight laps to go, Christopher Bell now has a lead of over four seconds on Ross Chastain.

Five to go, Christopher Bell has a four and a half second lead on Ross Chastain with Austin Cindric, Brandon Jones, and John Hunter Nemechek rounding out the top five.

Christopher Bell takes the white flag with a lead of over five seconds on Ross Chastain.

Christopher Bell wins the race in Texas for career win number 16 – eighth win of the season – and a spot in the final four. Bell led 100 laps and will take home a cowboy hat and a six shooter for winning the race.

The unofficial results of the O’Reilley’s Auto Parts 300:
Christopher Bell
Ross Chastain
Austin Cindric
Brandon Jones
John Hunter Nemechek
Justin Allgaier
Harrison Burton
Cole Custer
Jeb Burton
Ryan Sieg
Michael Annett
Ray Black II
Gray Gaulding
Josh Williams
Chad Finchum
BJ McLeod
Garrett Smithley
Matt Mills
Stephen Leicht
Bayley Currey
Josh Bilicki
Chase Briscoe
Stefan Parsons
Vinnie Miller
Brandon Brown
Joey Gase
CJ McLaughlin
Jeremy Clements
Tyler Reddick
Noah Gragson
Ronnie Bassett Jr
Justin Haley
David Starr
Kyle Weatherman
Timmy Hill
Landon Cassill
Bobby Earnhardt
JJ Yeley