Tennessee Lottery 250 at Nashville Superspeedway

No. 81 Barger Precast Toyota GR Supra News and Notes:

  • SMITH AT NASHVILLE: Chandler Smith has one NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) start at Nashville Superspeedway. Smith qualified second for last year’s race and was competitive all day, leading 74 laps during the race and winning Stage 2.  He started on the front row for the initial overtime restart, but was spun on the restart. Smith salvaged a 12th-place finish.
  • LOUDON RECAP: Smith started second at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last weekend. The race started on rain tires and Smith lost track position on that initial run. He managed to get the No. 81 back up into the top five, but spun later in the race. Smith finished 15th and is currently second in the NXS points standings.
  • ON THE PITBOX: Crew Chief of the No. 81, JeffMeendering, has visited Victory Lane 10 times as a NXS crew chief, most recently with Smith at Richmond in March 2024. His teams have collected 65 top-five finishes, 135 top-10 finishes, and 13 pole positions under his leadership.
  • JGR AT NASHVILLE: Joe Gibbs Racing has three Xfinity Series wins at Nashville Superspeedway accompanied by 15 top-fives, 29 top-10s, and 1,042 laps led. Joey Logano and Kyle Busch have both driven JGR cars to victory lane.
  • FOLLOW ALONG: Follow along for updates and a behind-the-scenes look at Smith’s 2024 NXS Season.

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  • RACE INFO: The Tennessee Lottery 250 is scheduled for 5:00 PM EST on Saturday, June 29. Coverage of the race will be on USA Network, PRN, and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.

From the Driver’s Seat:

Chandler Smith: “Last year was a heartbreaker in Nashville. I feel comfortable at the track, but it can definitely be challenging. Hopefully we’re up front all day and give ourselves a shot at the win at the end of the race.”

Smith’s Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats at Nashville Superspeedway:

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Smith’s Career NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats:

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Smith’s 2024 NASCAR Xfinity Series Stats:

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About Joe Gibbs Racing:

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is one of the premier organizations in NASCAR with four NASCAR Cup Series teams, four NASCAR Xfinity Series teams, an ARCA Series team, and a driver development program. JGR is based in Huntersville, N.C., and owned by 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Joe Gibbs, who also earned his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and was named as one of the NFL’s top 10 coaches of all-time with a winning career that included three Super Bowl Championships as head coach of the Washington franchise. JGR has competed in NASCAR since 1992, capturing more than 400 wins over that span. No team has more combined wins across the sport’s three national series in the history of NASCAR. In addition, JGR has won five Cup Series championships along with four Xfinity Series driver championships and six Xfinity Series owner’s championships. The organization also has captured four Daytona 500 titles, considered to be NASCAR’s premier event each season.