This week NASCAR travels to New England and New Hampshire Motor Speedway for a doubleheader weekend. The Xfinity Series gets the weekend started with final race in July with the Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200.

After this weekend, NASCAR will take a break for a couple of weeks to make way for the Summer Olympic Games from Tokyo.

Using their unique formula, NASCAR has put Jeb Burton on the pole with Justin Haley starting alongside on the font row.

Last week, Kyle Busch made his fifth and final Xfinity Series start for the season and made it a five for five in the win column. Rowdy said that after 102 Xfinity Series wins, he is done; but added he would say never say never.

This week, there is no Kyle Busch, but Christopher Bell joins the Xfinity Series regulars for today’s race.

The starting lineup for the Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200:
Jeb Burton
Justin Haley
Noah Gragson
Austin Cindric
Justin Allgaier
AJ Allmendinger
Brett Moffitt
Jeremy Clements
Sam Mayer
Harrison Burton
Ryan Sieg
Riely Herbst
Daniel Hemric
Christopher Bell
Alex Labbe
Myatt Snider
Tommy Joe Martins
Jade Buford
Ryan Vargas
Josh Williams
Josh Berry
Brandon Brown
Brandon Jones

Patrick Emerling
Colby Howard
Jeffrey Earnhardt
Matt Mills
Jesse Little
Mason Massey
Joe Graf Jr
Landon Cassill
Brandon Gdovic
Jordan Anderson
Kyle Weatherman
Dawson Cram
JJ Yeley
Dexter Bean
David Starr
CJ McLaughlin
Spencer Boyd

After missing last weekend’s races, it was revealed that Michael Annett had a stress fracture in his leg that required surgery. Josh Berry has been tapped to drive the JR Motorsports number one car for today’s race. Annett hopes to return to the track when the Xfinity Series returns in August.

Landon Cassill and Matt Mills will have to start the race form the back of the field after crews made some unapproved adjustments to the car. Dawson Cram will also start the race from the back of the field after a driver change.

NASCAR has called for a competition caution on lap 20.

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 one mile track.

It’s driver’s day in the broadcast booth with Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jeff Burton taking over all of the broadcasting duties. Crew chief Steve Latart joins the drivers in the booth. Former drivers Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett are also on hand reporting from the track.

Jeb Burton brings the field down for the green flag start of the race from the outside lane and edgers out in front for the lead.

Drivers are getting three and four wide across the track.

Lap two, Jeb Burton leads the race with Austin Cindric in second; AJ Allmendinger, Justin Haley, and Jeremy Clements round out the top five.

Several of the drivers are sliding around with no grip as they start the race on very low tire pressures.

Lap three, Jeb Burton has already pulled out to a lead of nearly a second on Austin Cindric.

Lap five. Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger battle for second with Jeb Burton nearly a second out in front for the lead.

Lap six, Jeb Burton leads the race; Austin Cindric, AJ Allmendinger, Justin Haley ,and Jeremy Cements round out the top five.

Lap seven, Harrison Burton battle with Jeremy Clements for fifth.

Lap nine. Jeb Burton hold on to his near one second lead on AJ Allmendinger; Austin Cindric, Justin Haley, and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

Lap 15, AJ Allmendinger has caught leader Jeb Burton and is challenging for the lead; Justin Haley, Austin Cindric, and Harrison Burotn round out the top five.

Lap 17 AJ Allmendinger and Jeb Burton battle for the lead with Allmendinger taking the lead and Justin Haley moving into second.

Lap 18, the top five are AJ Allmendinger, Justin Haley, Austin Cindric, Jeb Burton, and Harrison Burton.

Lap 21, NASCAR displays the yellow flag for the competition caution.

CJ McLaughlin is the “lucky dog”.

The drivers can run around 85 laps on a single load of fuel, but they only have four sets of tires for today’s race. A few drivers come down pit road for service and adjustments but the leaders stay out on the track.

AJ Allmendinger brings the field down for the green flag restart from the out side lane on lap 25. Riley Herbst gets into the wall on the restart. Brandon Jones and Sam Mayer also have some heavy damage to their cars in the melee.

While severe, the crews report that the damage is fixable.

In conversation with his team, Justin Allgaier reports that visibilty is an issue on restarts.

AJ Allmendinger brings the field down for the green flag restart on la p31 and holds on to the lead with Harrison Burton in second.

Lap 32, AJ Allmendinger has a half second lead on Harrison Burton; Austin Cindric, Christopher Bell, and Justin Haley round ou t the top five.

Lap 33, Christopher Bell passes Austin Cindric for third.

Sam Mayer and Mason Massey are off the track.

Sam Mayer is out of the race.

Lap 35, AJ Allmendinger leads the race; Harrison Burton, Christopher Bell, Austin Cindric, and Daniel Hemric round out the top five.

Lap 38, Christopher Bell has caught up to second place driver Harrison Burton and is challenging for the position. AJ Allmendinger is in the lead but getting challenged by Harrison Burton.

Lap 40 Harrison Burton takes the lead with Christopher Bell taking second; AJ Allmendinger is in third.

Lap 41, Christopher Bell is on Harrison Burton’s bumper and looking to take the lead.

With four laps remaining in stage one, Christopher Bell, AJ Allmendinger, and Harrison Burton battle for the lead.

AJ Allmendinger is the leader with Christopher Bell in second and Harrison Burton in third; Austin Cindric has moved up and is making it a four way battle.

Christopher Bell and AJ Allmendinger battle for the lead.

The caution flag comes out on the final lap of stage one when Tommy Joe Martins and Kyle Weatherman get into the wall.

Christopher Bell wins stage one.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Christopher Bell
AJ Allmendinger
Harrison Burton
Austin Cindric
Daniel Hemric
Justin Allgaier
Justin Haley
Jeb Burton
Josh Berry
Jeremy Clements

Christopher Bell is driving the number 54 car – the same car that Kyle Busch won his five races with.

Drivers come down pit road for service with Christopher Bell winning the race off of pit road. Harrison Burton had a slow stop after getting blocked in his pit stall.

Brandon Brown and Joe Graf Jr stagy out on the track.

Brandon Jones’ team pushes his car to the garage.

Brandon Brown brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 53 andgets out in front but AJ Allmendinger comes up and takes the lead with Christopher Bell in second.

Lap 54, the top five are AJ Allmendinger, Christopher Bell, Austin Cindric, Justin Haley and Justin Allgaier.

Lap 55, AJ Allmendinger and Christopher Bell battle for the lead.

Christopher Bell takes the lead.

Mason Massey is out of the race with Brandon Jones off the track.

Lap 57, Christopher Bell has a thrid of a second lead on AJ Allmendinger; Austin Cindric, Justin Allgaier, and Justin Haley round out the top five.

Lap 60, Christopher Bell has a one second lead on AJ Allmendinger; Austin Cindric, justin Haley, and Justin Allgaier round out the top five.

Lap 61, AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric battle for second.

Lap 62, Christopher Bell has a lead of over a second and a half; Austin Cindric, AJ Allmendinger, Justin Haley, and Daniel Hemric round out the top five.

Lap 69, Christopher Bell has a second and a half lead on Austin Cindric; AJ Allmendinger, Daniel Hemric, and Justin Haley round out the top five.

Alex Labbe is off the track.

Lap 71, Daniel Hemric battle with AJ Allmendinger for third.

Lap 72, Christopher Bell now has a lead of two seconds on Austin Cindric; AJ Allmendinger, Daniel Hemric, and Justin Haley round out the top five.

AJ Allmendinger reports that the changes the crew made during the pit stop did not work; adding that the rear tires are chattering.

There are 33 cars on the lead lap.

Alex Labbe returns to the track eleven laps down.

Brandon Jones is in the garage with a radiator issue the crew is working on.

Lap 76, there are 28 cars on the lead lap.

Lap77, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of nearly three seconds on Austin Cindric.


Lap 80, there are 25 cars on the lead lap. Alex Labbe is off the track.

Christopher Bell continues to lead the race while Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger contue to battle for second.

Lap 82, Daniel Hemric passes AJ Allmendinger for third.

Lap 85, Christopher Bell continues to lead the race with Austin Cindric in second; Daniel Hemric is in third, AJ Allmendinger and Justin Allagaier are in a battle for fourth.

Lap 88, AJ Allmendinger continues to have issues with his car.

Two laps remain in stage two, Christopher Bell has a lead of over three and a half seconds on Austin Cindric.

Christopher Bell wins stage two for the stage sweep.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Christopher Bell
Austin Cindric
Daneil Hemric

AJ Allmendinger
Justin Allgaier
Justin Haley
Josh Berry
Harrison Burton
Noah Gragson
Jeb Burton

Drivers come down pit road for service with Christopher Bell winning the race off of pit road.

Jordan Anderson’s car was pushed down pit road with a battery issue.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three from the outside lane on lap 97 and gets out in dront of Justin Allgaier for the lead after a short battle.

Lap 100, Christopher Bell leads the race with Justin Algaier over a half a second back; Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and AJ Allmendinger round out the top five.

Daniel Hemric and Justin Allgaier battle for second with Allgaier holding on to the spot.

Lap 105, there are 23 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 107, Christopher Bell has a lead of nearly two seconds on Justin Allgaier.

Brandon Jones returns to the track 51 laps down after repairs to his car. Alex Labbe is back on the track 24 laps down.

Lapa 112, Christopher Bell is dominating the race and a a lead of over two seconds on Justin Allgaier; Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and AJ Allmendinger round out the top five.

Lap 117, second place driver Justin Allgaier has closed the gap on leader Christopher Bell to two seconds.

Lap 120, Harrison Burotn and Justin Haley battle sixth place.

Lap 121, Christopher Bell has a two second lead on Justin Allgaier; Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and AJ Allmendinger round out the top five. There are 22 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 123, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to over two seconds on Justin Allgaier.

With 78 laps remaining in the race, the drivers will have to make a pit stop for fuel and their final set of tires.

Lap 127, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of nearly three and a half seconds on Justin Allgaier; Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and AJ Allmendinger round out the top five.

Justin Allgaier and Daniel Hemric battle for second that includes a little contact but the track stays green.

Lap 132, therea re 21 cars on the lead lap with Sam Mayer and Mason Massey the only cars out of the race.

Lap 133, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to four and a half seconds on Justin Allgaier.

Lap 139, driving the number 54 car, Christopher Bell has a lead of over four seconds on Justin Allgaier with just 19 cars on the lead lap. Kyle Busch and Ty Gibbs have previously won a total of seven this season in the number 54 car.

Lap 142, the top five are Christopher Bell, Daniel Hemric, Justin Allgaier, Austin Cindric, and Jusitn Haley over eleven seconds back.

Setting a blistering speed, Christopher Bell has put all but 17 cars at least a lap down.

Lap 146, 55 laps to go, Christopher Bell has a lead of four and a half seconds on Daniel Hemric. Currently Hamric has nine second place wins without winning a race. The record is 10 set by Dale Jarrett. DJ told Hemric during the pre-race events that it is a record he wants to keep.

Patrick Emberling brings out the caution flag with 52 laps to go when he gets into the wall with a flat tire.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the final pit stop for fuel and the final set of sticker tires. In the number one pit stall, Christopher Bell wins the race off of pit road.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart from the inside lane on lap 155 and jumps out in front of Daniel Hemric for the lead.

The top five are Christopher Bell, Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric,, Austin Cindric, and Harrison Burton.

Noah Gragson gets into the wall but the track stays green.

Justin Allgaier battles Christopher Bell for the lead but Bell holds on to the lead so far.

Lap 158, the battle continues with Justin Allgaier getting alongside Christopher Bell.

Brandon Jones is off the track. There are 17 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 160, Christopher Bell leads the race with Justin Allgaier in second; Austin Cindric, Daniel Hemric, and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

Lap 163, Justin Allgaier and Austin Cindric battle for second with Daniel Hemric on their bumper.

Brandon Jones is out of the race.

With 35 laps remaining in the race, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a second and a half lead on Justin Allgaier; Austin Cindric, Daniel Hemric, and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

Thirty to go, Christopher Bell has a lead of over a second on Justin Allgaier as he encounters slower traffic.

With 27 laps to go, there are only 17 cars on the lead laps with three drivers out of the race.

Twenty five to go, Christopher Bell has a lead of nearly a second and a half on Justin Allgaier; Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

After getting into the wall early in the race, Riley Herbst has entered the top 10.

Twenty to go, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to two seconds on Justin Allgaier.

Lap 181, the top five are Christopher Bell, Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, Austin Cindric, and Harrison Burton with 17 cars on the lead lap.

Fifteen to go, Christopher Bell continues to dominate the race with a lead of over two seconds on Justin Allgaier.

Twelve laps to go, Daniel Hemric continues to battle with Justin Allgaier for second with Christopher Bell over three seconds out in front of the field.

Ten to go, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of nearly four seconds while Justin Allgaier and Daneil Hemric continue to battle for second; Austin Cindric and Harrison Burton round out the top five.

With six laps remaining in the race, Christopher Bell has a lead of over four seconds on Justin Allgaier.

CJ McLaughlin is out of the race.

Three to go, Christopher Bell continues to extend his lead and is now over five and a half seconds in front of Justin Allgaier.

Christopher Bell takes the white flag.

Christopher Bell wins the race for his third New Hampshire win in a row in the Xfinty Series. This is eight wins for the number 54 Joe Gibbs Racing car in the 2021 season.

The unofficial results of the Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200:
Christopher Bell
Justin Allgaier
Daniel Hemric
Austin Cindric
Harrison Burton
Justin Haley
Myatt Snider
Josh Berry
Brett Moffitt

Riley Herbst
Jeb Burton
AJ Allmendinger
Ryan Sieg
Noah Gragson
Jeremy Clements

Brandon Gdovic
Brandon Brown
Jade Burford
Kyle Weatherman
David Starrr
Tommy Joe Martins
Josh Williams
JJ Yeley
Joe Graf Jr
Landon Cassill
Jeffrey Earnhardt
Dexter Bean
Jesse Little
Ryan Vargas
Colby Howard
Patrick Emerling
Matt Mills
Spencer Boyd
Jordan Anderson
Dawson Cram
Alex Labbe
CJ McLaughlin
Brandon Jones
Sam Mayer
Mason Massey