Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Race4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway

CAqDiwhVIAEZzVUKevin Harvick “slayed” the field in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Drive4Clots.com 300, as he brings the No. 88 Taxslayer.com Chevrolet Camaro to victory lane at Auto Club Speedway (ACS).

Harvick, who dominated the race by leading 100 out 150 laps, received his second series win of the 2015 season, his 46th series career win and his first series win at ACS.

Finishing 3.317 seconds behind Harvick to finish second was Brendan Gaughan, and they were followed to the drop of the checkered flag by pole-sitter Erik Jones finishing third, Chase Elliott fourth and Chris Buescher finished fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Brian Scott claiming sixth-place, Kyle Larson seventh, Brad Keselowski eighth, Regan Smith ninth and Elliott Sadler bringing home 10th.

The current series points leader and 14th-place finisher, Ty Dillon, leaves Fontana with a 5-point lead over Chris Buescher.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 147.723 MPH
Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 01 Mins, 51 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 3.317 Seconds
Lead Changes: 13 among 8 drivers
Cautions: 3 for 12 laps

Next Up: The series will take the next two weekends off and returns to action on Friday, April 10th, with the O’Reilly Auto Parts 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. The drop of the green flag to begin the race is set for an approximate starting time of 8:50 p.m. (ET), and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the event.


Drive4Clots.com 300 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Lead Points Bonus Points
1 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 150 Running 100 0 0
2 62 Brendan Gaughan 150 Running 0 42 0
3 20 Erik Jones(i) 150 Running 4 0 0
4 9 Chase Elliott 150 Running 0 40 0
5 60 Chris Buescher 150 Running 0 39 0
6 2 Brian Scott 150 Running 0 38 0
7 42 Kyle Larson(i) 150 Running 0 0 0
8 22 Brad Keselowski (i) 150 Running 1 0 0
9 7 Regan Smith 150 Running 4 36 1
10 1 Elliot Sadler 150 Running 0 34 0
11 16 Ryan Reed 150 Running 0 33 0
12 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 150 Running 3 33 1
13 18 Daniel Suarez # 150 Running 0 31 0
14 3 Ty Dillon 150 Running 0 30 0
15 44 David Starr 150 Running 2 30 1
16 14 Cale Conley # 150 Running 0 28 0
17 4 Ross Chastain # 150 Running 0 27 0
18 54 Denny Hamlin (i) 149 Running 33 0 0
19 8 Blake Koch 149 Running 0 25 0
20 39 Ryan Sieg 149 Running 0 24 0
21 01 Landon Cassill 149 Running 0 23 0
22 28 J.J. Yeley 149 Running 0 22 0
23 25 John Wes Townley (i) 148 Running 0 0 0
24 51 Jeremy Clements 148 Running 0 20 0
25 0 Harrison Rhodes 147 Running 0 19 0
26 19 Mike Bliss 146 Running 0 18 0
27 90 Mario Gosselin 146 Running 0 17 0
28 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 146 Running 3 17 1
29 97 Peyton Sellers 145 Running 0 15 0
30 52 Joey Gase 144 Running 0 14 0
31 70 Derrike Cope 143 Running 0 13 0
32 15 Stanton Barrett 142 Running 0 12 0
33 13 Derek White 140 Running 0 11 0
34 24 Eric McClure 114 Electrical 0 10 0
35 74 Mike Harmon 108 Engine 0 9 0
36 43 Dakoda Armstrong 76 Suspention 0 8 0
37 98 Sam Hornish, Jr. (i) 47 Engine 0 0 0
38 33 Austin Dillon(i) 42 Engine 0 0 0
39 40 Carl Long 18 Suspention 0 5 0
40 10 Jeff Green 2 Brakes 0 4 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Unofficial Point Standings 
After Race 5 of the 2015 season at Auto Club Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 DNF
1 3 Ty Dillon 187 Leader 5 0 2 4 0
2 60 Chris Buescher 182 -5 5 0 3 3 0
3 9 Chase Elliott 172 -15 5 0 3 4 1
4 16 Ryan Reed 168 -19 5 1 1 1 0
5 6 Darrell Wallace Jr# 165 -22 5 0 0 1 0
6 62 Brendan Gaughan 164 -23 5 0 1 3 1
7 7 Regan Smith 157 -30 5 0 1 4 1
8 1 Elliot Sadler 148 -39 5 0 0 1 0
9 44 David Starr 136 -51 5 0 0 1 0
10 2 Brian Scott 134 -53 5 0 0 3 2
11 18 Daniel Suarez # 134 -53 5 0 0 1 1
12 4 Ross Chastain # 125 -62 5 0 0 1 0
13 51 Jeremy Clements 123 -64 5 0 0 0 0
14 28 J.J. Yeley 112 -75 5 0 0 0 1
15 43 Dakoda Armstrong 105 -82 5 0 0 0 2
16 39 Ryan Sieg 101 -86 5 0 0 0 1
17 8 Blake Koch 99 -88 5 0 0 0 1
18 01 Landon Cassill 94 -93 5 0 0 0 1
19 14 Cale Conley # 92 -95 5 0 0 0 2
20 24 Eric McClure 89 -98 5 0 0 0 1
21 52 Joey Gase 70 -117 5 0 0 0 0
22 0 Harrison Rhodes # 68 -119 4 0 0 0 0
23 19 Mike Bliss 66 -121 4 0 0 0 1
24 90 Mario Gosselin 64 -123 4 0 0 0 2
25 74 Mike Harmon 58 -129 5 0 0 0 3
26 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 57 -130 3 0 0 0 0
27 42 Brennan Poole 54 -133 2 0 0 1 0
28 40 Derek White 54 -133 4 0 0 0 1
29 22 Ryan Blaney 43 -144 1 0 1 1 0
30 70 Derrike Cope 43 -144 4 0 0 0 0
31 13 Chris Cockrum 38 -149 2 0 0 0 0
32 55 Jamie Dick 36 -151 2 0 0 0 0
33 40 Carl Long 30 -157 4 0 0 0 3
34 97 Josh Reaume # 27 -160 2 0 0 0 1
35 25 Dylan Lupton 25 -162 1 0 0 0 0
36 97 Peyton Sellers 23 -164 2 0 0 0 1
37 56 Charles Lewandoski 14 -173 1 0 0 0 0
38 15 Stanton Barrett 12 -175 1 0 0 0 0
39 10 Jeff Green 12 -175 3 0 0 0 3
40 90 Jimmy Weller 11 -176 1 0 0 0 0
41 89 Morgan Shepherd 11 -176 2 0 0 0 2
42 29 Justin Marks 10 -177 1 0 0 0 1
43 15 Enrique Contreras 10 -177 1 0 0 0 0
44 19 Scott Lagasse Jr. 7 -180 1 0 0 0 1
45 92 Dextor Bean 4 -183 1 0 0 0 1

 # – Rookie

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Owner Standing 
After Race 5 of the 2015 season at Auto Club Speedway
Pos. Owner Car # Points Behind Attempts
1 Roger Penske 22 211 Leader 5
2 Rick Hendrick 88 203 -8 5
3 Richard Childress 3 187 -24 5
4 Jack Roush 60 182 -29 5
5 Richard Childress 33 174 -37 5
6 Dale Earnhardt Jr 9 172 -39 5
7 Jack Roush 16 168 -43 5
8 Jack Roush 6 165 -46 5
10 Joe Gibbs 20 164 -47 5
10 Richard Childress 62 164 -47 5
11 Harry Scott Jr. 42 162 -49 5
12 JD Gibbs 54 158 -53 5
13 Kelly Earnhardt-Miller 7 157 -54 5
14 Jack Roush 1 148 -63 5
15 Mark Smith 44 136 -75 5
16 Richard Childress 2 134 -77 5
17 Joe Gibbs 18 134 -77 5
18 Gary Keller 4 125 -86 5
19 Tony Clements 51 123 -88 5
20 Gregg Mixon 28 112 -99 5
21 Fred Biagi 98 106 -105 5
22 Richard Petty 43 105 -106 5
23 Rod Sieg 39 101 -110 5
24 Tony Townley 25 99 -112 5
25 Joseph Walsh 8 99 -112 5
26 Johnny Davis 01 94 -117 5
27 Jamie Dick 55 93 -118 5
28 Mark Smith 14 92 -119 5
29 James Whitener 24 89 -122 5
30 Michelle Gosselin 90 75 -136 5
31 Derek White 13 75 -136 5
32 Jimmy Means 52 70 -141 5
33 Andrea Nemechek 0 68 -143 5
34 Mark Smith 19 66 -145 5
35 Mike Harmon 74 58 -153 5
36 Victor Obaika 97 50 -161 5
37 Rick Ware 15 47 -164 5
38 Derek White 40 45 -166 5
39 Mary Louise Miller 70 43 -168 5
40 Maria Genzalez Hernandez 26 31 -180 1
41 Mark Smith 10 19 -192 4
42 Thom Kapusta 156 14 -197 1
43 Morgan Shepherd 89 11 -200 3
44 Robby Benton 29 10 -201 1
45 Billy Boat 84 8 -203 1
46 Bobby Dotter 192 4 -207 2
47 Andrea Nemechek 87 0 -211 1
48 William Gerhart 85 0 -211 1
49 Adrian Berryhill 17 0 -211 1

 

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Manufacturer Standings 
After Race 5 of the 2015 season at Auto Club Speedway 
Pos. Manufacturer Points Behind Wins
1 Chevrolet 227 Leader 3
2 Ford 220 -7 2
3 Toyota 201 -26 0
4 Dodge 69 -158 0


 

 

 

 

 

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