Regan Smith wins Saturday’s rain-delayed Hisense 200 XFINITY race at the Monster Mile

6Regan Smith kept the Joe Gibbs Racing duo of Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch (respectively) behind him early Saturday evening at Dover International Speedway, as he wins the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Hisense 200.

This was Smith’s second series victory and 21st top-10 finish of the 2015 season, his sixth series career victory in 197 races and his first series victory in 12 races at “the monster mile.”

Following Smith, Hamlin and Busch (who also led the most laps – 110 out of 200) to the drop of the checkered flag were Ryan Blaney finishing fourth and Kyle Larson finished fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Austin Dillon claiming sixth, the reigning series champion, Chase Elliott seventh, the current series points leader, Chris Buescher eighth, Elliott Sadler ninth and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Daniel Suarez (last driver/car on the lead lap) brought home 10th-place.

With his eighth-place finish, Chris Buescher leaves Dover with a 24-point lead over Chase Elliott.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 105.156 MPH
Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 54 Mins, 07 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.703 Seconds
Lead Changes: 5 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 29 laps

Up Next: The Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Oct. 9th, with an approximate starting time of 8:20 p.m. (ET) on NBCSN.

Hisense 200 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Lead Points Bonus Points
1 7 Regan Smith 200 Running 80 47 4
2 20 Denny Hamlin (i) 200 Running 0 0 0
3 54 Kyle Busch (i) 200 Running 110 0 0
4 22 Ryan Blaney 200 Running 1 40 0
5 42 Kyle Larson (i) 200 Running 0 0 0
6 33 Austin Dillon (i) 200 Running 0 0 0
7 9 Chase Elliott 200 Running 0 37 0
8 60 Chris Buescher 200 Running 0 36 0
9 1 Elliot Sadler 200 Running 8 36 1
10 18 Daniel Suarez # 200 Running 0 34 0
11 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 199 Running 0 33 0
12 28 J.J. Yeley 199 Running 2 33 1
13 88 Ben Rhodes 199 Running 0 31 0
14 16 Ryan Reed 199 Running 0 30 0
15 01 Michael Self 198 Running 0 29 0
16 62 Brendan Gaughan 198 Running 0 28 0
17 39 Ryan Sieg 196 Running 0 27 0
18 44 David Starr 196 Running 0 26 0
19 90 Mario Gosselin 195 Running 0 25 0
20 43 Dakoda Armstrong 195 Running 0 24 0
21 51 Jeremy Clements 194 Running 0 23 0
22 24 Eric McClure 190 Running 0 22 0
23 8 Blake Koch 187 Running 0 21 0
24 52 Joey Gase 187 Running 0 20 0
25 74 Mike Harmon 185 Running 0 19 0
26 97 Ryan Ellis (i) 132 Running 0 0 0
27 0 Harrison Rhodes 126 Suspension 0 17 0
28 3 Ty Dillon 115 Running 0 16 0
29 14 Cale Conley # 103 Accident 0 15 0
30 15 Stanton Barrett 100 Accident 0 14 0
31 2 Brian Scott 80 Accident 0 13 0
32 70 Derrike Cope 79 Accident 0 12 0
33 89 Morgan Shepherd 72 Suspension 0 11 0
34 13 Josh Reaume # 72 Parked 0 10 0
35 17 Timmy Hill (i) 39 Brakes 0 0 0
36 26 TJ Bell (i) 38 Suspension 0 0 0
37 4 Ross Chastain # 23 Accident 0 7 0
38 92 Dexter Bean 17 Suspension 0 6 0
39 40 Carl Long 10 Suspension 0 5 0
40 19 Jeff Green 4 Suspension 0 4 0

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

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Unofficial Point Standings
After Race 28 at Dover International Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 DNF
1 60 Chris Buescher 1018 Leader 28 2 11 18 0
2 9 Chase Elliott 994 -24 28 1 11 22 1
3 7 Regan Smith 982 -36 28 2 9 21 1
4 3 Ty Dillon 979 -39 28 0 9 20 0
5 1 Elliot Sadler 908 -110 28 0 4 14 1
6 6 Darrell Wallace Jr# 907 -111 28 0 3 11 1
7 18 Daniel Suarez # 886 -132 28 0 6 13 1
8 2 Brian Scott 870 -148 28 0 5 16 5
9 62 Brendan Gaughan 864 -154 28 0 3 13 3
10 16 Ryan Reed 765 -253 28 1 1 1 1
11 51 Jeremy Clements 689 -329 28 0 0 1 2
12 28 J.J. Yeley 684 -334 28 0 1 1 3
13 39 Ryan Sieg 670 -348 28 0 0 0 3
14 43 Dakoda Armstrong 669 -349 28 0 0 1 2
15 4 Ross Chastain # 657 -361 28 0 0 4 5
16 44 David Starr 611 -407 28 0 0 1 4
17 8 Blake Koch 543 -475 28 0 0 0 5
18 14 Cale Conley # 529 -489 28 0 0 0 7
19 01 Landon Cassill 520 -498 24 0 0 2 4
20 24 Eric McClure 482 -536 28 0 0 0 4
21 52 Joey Gase 463 -555 28 0 1 1 4
22 22 Ryan Blaney 422 -596 12 2 8 9 1
23 42 Brennan Poole 379 -639 15 0 0 2 3
24 0 Harrison Rhodes # 351 -667 23 0 0 1 10
25 70 Derrike Cope 278 -740 23 0 0 0 7
26 74 Mike Harmon 269 -749 23 0 0 0 11
27 97 Peyton Sellers 238 -780 16 0 0 0 5
28 88 Ben Rhodes 206 -812 9 0 0 2 3
29 25 Dylan Lupton 178 -840 8 0 0 1 2
30 54 Boris Said 157 -861 5 0 1 2 0
31 90 Mario Gosselin 151 -867 9 0 0 0 3
32 19 Mike Bliss 141 -877 8 0 0 0 1
33 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 128 -890 6 0 0 0 1
34 97 Josh Reaume # 121 -897 12 0 0 0 7
35 90 Martin Roy 110 -908 6 0 0 0 0
36 89 Morgan Shepherd 109 -909 12 0 0 0 17
37 40 Derek White 104 -914 11 0 0 0 6
38 90 Jimmy Weller 103 -915 8 0 0 0 2
39 40 Carl Long 102 -916 14 0 0 0 12
40 10 Jeff Green 99 -919 23 0 0 0 23
41 Michael Self 96 -922 6 0 0 0 3
42 90 Todd Bodine 80 -938 4 0 0 0 0
43 Dylan Kwasniewski 79 -939 5 0 0 0 1
44 29 Justin Marks 76 -942 3 0 0 1 1
45 55 Jamie Dick 68 -950 5 0 0 0 2
46 15 Stanton Barrett 67 -951 5 0 0 0 2
47 55 Brandon Gdovic 63 -955 3 0 0 0 0
48 Kenny Habul 61 -957 3 0 0 0 1
49 66 Benny Gordon 60 -958 5 0 1 1 3
50 26 Kenny Wallace 56 -962 3 0 0 0 1
51 Andy Lally 52 -966 2 0 0 0 0
52 22 Alex Tagliani 44 -974 1 0 1 1 0
53 Ross Kenseth 39 -979 1 0 0 1 0
54 Tomy Drissi 39 -979 3 0 0 0 1
55 Kevin O’Connell 38 -980 2 0 0 0 1
56 13 Chris Cockrum 38 -980 2 0 0 0 0
57 88 Josh Berry 37 -981 1 0 0 1 0
58 Tim Cowen 33 -985 2 0 0 0 0
59 40 John Jackson 33 -985 5 0 0 0 4
60 15 Carlos Contreras 33 -985 4 0 0 0 3
61 Bobby Gerhart 30 -988 2 0 0 0 1
62 Matt Wallace 30 -988 2 0 0 0 1
63 98 Ryan Truex 29 -989 2 0 0 0 2
64 Hermie Sadler III 27 -991 2 0 0 0 1
65 Lawson Aschenbach 26 -992 1 0 0 0 0
66 26 CJ Faison 25 -993 2 0 0 0 1
67 Parker Kligerman 23 -995 1 0 0 0 0
68 56 Charles Lewandoski 23 -995 3 0 0 0 2
69 92 Dextor Bean 19 -999 4 0 0 0 4
70 Brad Teague 18 -1000 1 0 0 0 0
71 Johanna Long 17 -1001 1 0 0 0 0
72 13 Mark Thompson 17 -1001 1 0 0 0 0
73 Anthony Kumpen 16 -1002 1 0 0 0 0
74 19 Scott Lagasse Jr. 14 -1004 2 0 0 0 2
75 Matt Frahm 13 -1005 3 0 0 0 2
76 Roger Reuse 13 -1005 1 0 0 0 0
77 Bobby Reuse 12 -1006 1 0 0 0 0
78 Matt Waltz 11 -1007 1 0 0 0 1
79 15 Enrique Contreras 10 -1008 1 0 0 0 0

# – Rookie

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Owner Standing
After Race 28 at Dover International Speedway
Pos. Owner Car # Wins Points Behind Attempts
1 Roger Penske 22 6 1096 Leader 28
2 JD Gibbs 54 5 1035 -61 28
3 Jack Roush 60 2 1018 -78 28
4 Richard Childress 33 0 997 -99 28
5 Dale Earnhardt Jr 9 4 994 -102 28
6 Kelly Earnhardt-Miller 7 1 982 -114 28
7 Richard Childress 3 4 979 -117 28
8 Joe Gibbs 20 2 977 -119 28
9 Jack Roush 1 0 908 -188 28
10 Jack Roush 6 0 907 -189 28
11 Rick Hendrick 88 2 894 -202 28
12 Joe Gibbs 18 0 886 -210 28
13 Richard Childress 2 0 870 -226 28
14 Richard Childress 62 0 864 -232 28
15 Harry Scott Jr. 42 0 799 -297 28
16 Jack Roush 16 1 765 -331 28
17 Tony Clements 51 0 689 -407 28
18 Gregg Mixon 28 0 684 -412 28
19 Rod Sieg 39 0 670 -426 28
20 Richard Petty 43 0 669 -427 28
21 Gary Keller 4 0 666 -430 28
22 Mark Smith 44 0 611 -485 28
23 Tony Townley 25 0 597 -499 27
24 Johnny Davis 01 0 583 -513 28
25 Mark Smith 8 0 543 -553 28
26 Mark Smith 14 0 529 -567 28
27 Michelle Gosselin 90 0 484 -612 28
28 Mark Smith 124 0 470 -626 28
29 Jimmy Means 52 0 463 -633 28
30 James Whitener 126 0 422 -674 28
31 Victor Obaika 97 0 422 -674 28
32 Andrea Nemechek 0 0 409 -687 28
33 Derek White 13 0 355 -741 28
34 Fred Biagi 98 0 329 -767 13
35 Rick Ware 15 0 325 -771 28
36 Mary Louise Miller 70 0 302 -794 28
37 Mike Harmon 74 0 302 -794 28
38 Jamie Dick 55 0 259 -837 14
39 Derek White 40 0 167 -929 28
40 Mark Smith 119 0 115 -981 27
41 Morgan Shepherd 89 0 103 -993 21
42 Larry Mostoller 166 0 60 -1036 4
43 Roger Penske 12 1 47 -1049 1
44 Dale Earnhardt Jr 5 0 42 -1054 1
45 Denise Mixon 93 0 37 -1059 2
46 Billy Boat 84 0 36 -1060 3
47 Robby Benton 29 0 31 -1065 2
48 Rick Ware 117 0 27 -1069 3
49 William Gerhart 85 0 22 -1074 3
50 Bobby Dotter 192 0 19 -1077 6
51 Thom Kapusta 156 0 14 -1082 1
52 Adrian Berryhill 17 0 0 -1096 2
53 Jimmy Means 179 0 0 -1096 5
54 Duane Deese 135 0 0 -1096 1
55 Andrea Nemechek 87 0 0 -1096 1
56 Michael Affarano 03 0 0 -1096 1
57 Lynn Cockrum 137 0 0 -1096 1

 

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Manufacturer Standings
After Race 28 at Dover International Speedway
Pos. Manufacturer Wins Points Behind
1 Ford 10 1218 Leader
2 Chevrolet 9 1217 -1
3 Toyota 9 1194 -24
4 Dodge 0 341 -877

 

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