NASCAR XFINITY Series - Food City 300
August 19, 2016 - Bristol Motor Speedway-Bristol, TN
This Week's Rheem Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway
Austin Dillon will pilot chassis No. 167 at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bristol 300. This Richard Childress Racing-prepared Chevrolet has been utilized on three occasions so far this year and earned top-10 finishes at each event. Most recently, Dillon drove No. 167 to a second-place finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May.
The Last Great Colosseum Nuggets
In six previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Dillon has recorded three top-five finishes. He holds an average starting position of 4.3, coupled with an average finishing position of 8.3.
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No. 2 Team by the Numbers
With 21 XFINITY Series events complete in 2016, the No. 2 team has one victory, one pole award, 13 top-five and 19 top-10 finishes, with 30 laps led to their credit. Michael McDowell will make his first start with the No. 2 Rheem team next weekend at Road America for the final road course event of the year.
How high can you get up ever since they ground the top lane up against the SAFER barrier and what happens when you do cross that line?
"When you do cross it you lose all of the grip because of those crumbs up there. When you get into those marbles it's over. You can get as high as you want until contact so we get pretty high usually."