Xfinity Series Drive for Safety 300


Race: Drive for Safety 300

Place: Chicagoland Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 300 miles (200 laps)

What to Watch For: NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers have one more chance to lock up a spot in the Chase with a win. … Blake Koch and Ryan Sieg attempt to hold on to the final two Chase spots via points. The closest drivers behind them currently out of the Chase are Dakoda Armstrong (20 points behind Sieg on the cutoff line) and Jeremy Clements (-29). … Erik Jones goes for his second career win at Chicagoland. He won the June standalone there last year.

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.