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Xfinity in Vegas baby!! The Boyd Gaming 300 is a 200 lap event.
BOYD GAMING 300 QUICK FACTS
- Las Vegas Motor Speedway
- Saturday 2/22/20 – 4:00 PM
- 1.5 mile, Paved
Last Race Notables: Tyler Reddick won.
- Laps Led – Bell: 154, Reddick: 30, Allgaier: 15
- Start/Finish – Gragson 36/6, Gaulding 16/7, Ryan Truex 22/14, Labbe 37/17, Williams 29/18, Availa 38/27
I am going to take the same approach to the Xfinity series as I do for the big dogs. To put this into perspective for you, the Xfinity series is like the minor leagues of the Monster Energy Cup series.
Take these statements as pros or cons. Your call. The cars are similar yet very different from the Monster Cup cars. Driver list will be different each week. They have rules that only allow the Monster Energy guys to race a certain number of Xfinity races. These guys are less experienced and typically are less consistent.
All this stuff is blah blah blah, I know. So with all that being said, the point here is to build some winning lineups……..SO LET’S FUCKING DO THIS!!!
Xfinity Process: Timing is difficult here for Xfinity. They typically qualify and start the race within hours. So I am assigning a value to drivers I like: Guys who could dominate and win, solid drivers and GPP or risky plays.
You will need to check the starting lineups before making your final decision. It is marked on DK after qualifying so that shouldn’t be a problem. For example, typically, you would not want to start a low-end guy who is starting 4th, where it is very unlikely for him to finish top 5.
I am trying to narrow things down for you. Too much information can just be confusing. If you need more information, you can look at the projections tab. Take a look at the scoring to better understand why I do it this way.
Drivers will accumulate points as follows:
- Place Differential = +/- 1 PTs
- Fastest Laps = +0.5 PTs
- Laps Led = +0.25 PTs
- Finishing Position Scoring (Winner 46 pts, 2nd 42 pts, 3rd 41, 4th 40, 39, 38, 37, etc…)
XFINITY DRIVERS FOR THE BOYD GAMING 300
We definitely need to see where these guys are starting before we lock them into our lineups. Also going to be looking for young guys running on top teams. RCR Racing/Joe Gibbs Racing/JR Motorsports/Chip Ganassi Racing…etc…
*Starting positions are posted on DK after qualifying.
- Dominator/Possible winner
|$9500 AND UP||$9400 – $7600||$7500 AND BELOW|
|Austin Cindric||Justin Haley||Myatt Snider|
|Justin Allgaier||Harrison Burton||Timmy Hill|
|Daniel Hemric||Brandon Jones||Alex Labbé|
|Chase Briscoe||Ryan Sieg||Vinnie Miller|
|Ross Chastain||Riley Herbst||Landon Cassill|
|Noah Gragson||Brett Moffitt||Joe Graf Jr.|
|Michael Annett||Jeremy Clements||Matt Mills|
|Brandon Brown||David Starr|
|Ray Black Jr.|
As usual, if you have any questions, hit me up on Twitter, @trmp31.
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