Practice Report: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

9/6/2019

Indianapolis Jeb Burton Justin Allgaier Michael Annett News Noah Gragson Pilot Flying J State Water Heaters Suave Switch XFINITY Series

JRM was on track for practice Friday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the NASCAR Xfinity Series kicked off the weekend at The Brickyard.

Race 25 of 33: Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Weather: Mostly cloudy; 75 degrees
Qualifying Info: Saturday, September 7, 12:05 p.m. ET (NBCSN)
Race Info: Saturday, September 7, 3 p.m. ET (NBCSN)

 

First Practice Results:
Michael Annett: 4th
Justin Allgaier: 7th
Jeb Burton: 11th
Noah Gragson: 13th

Final Practice Results:
Michael Annett: 13th
Justin Allgaier: 6th
Jeb Burton: 12th
Noah Gragson: 9th

 

Quotes:

Michael Annett, driver No. 1 Pilot Flying J team

“Our Pilot Flying J Camaro was pretty solid in practice today. I wish we had been able to turn more laps in final practice but unfortunately another car tore off our back bumper cover and that limited our time out on the track. I’m still optimistic that we’ll be strong in tomorrow’s race. I’m ready to see what we can do.”

Justin Allgaier, driver No. 7 Suave Men team

“This No. 7 crew just keeps bringing me great Camaros week in and week out. Overall I was very happy with how our Suave Men Chevy handled in practice and I think we have a car capable of running up front tomorrow. There’s some strong competition out there, but I’m confident we can be there at the end and go after another win here at Indy.”

Jeb Burton, driver No. 8 State Water Heaters team

“This State Water Heaters Chevrolet felt really good today and I can’t thank Taylor (Moyer, crew chief) and all the guys on this No. 8 team enough. It feels so good to be back behind the wheel again and I’m looking forward to having a good run once we get going tomorrow. I’m ready to go.”

Noah Gragson, driver No. 9 Switch team

“Today was definitely a learning day for our Switch Chevrolet. After having never turned a lap here before, I feel like we have a good idea of what we need to do to get us ready to go for tomorrow. This place is such a unique track and hopefully we can come away with a strong run tomorrow and keep our momentum going as the playoffs get closer.”

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XFINITY Series Schedule

  • September 28 03:30 PM ET
    Drive for the Cure 250Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval
  • October 5 03:00 PM ET
    Use Your Melon Drive Sober 200Dover International Speedway
  • October 19 03:00 PM ET
    Kansas Lottery 300Kansas Speedway
  • November 2 08:30 PM ET
    O'Reilly Auto Parts 300Texas Motor Speedway
  • November 9 03:30 PM ET
    Desert Diamond West Valley Casino 200ISM Raceway

XFINITY Series Standings

After Go Bowling 250

Richmond Raceway | 9/20/2019
RankDriverPointsBehind
1Christopher Bell (P)21150
2Cole Custer (P)2093-22
3Tyler Reddick (P)2071-44
4Austin Cindric (P)2067-48
5Justin Allgaier (P)2054-61
6Michael Annett (P)2051-64
7Chase Briscoe # (P)2050-65
8Noah Gragson # (P)2048-67