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Michael Annett

Team: JR Motorsports-5-NXS
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 165

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Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 15th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) OneMain Financial 200 at Dover Int'l Speedway.
He started 37th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200 laps run. Annett entered all 10 NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 14th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event. May 6 - 12:19 PM

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Michael Annett’s best NXS finish at Dover came in 2012, when he claimed a strong third-place finish in the fall race on the 1-mile concrete oval.

Consistency is the story for the No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet driver at the Monster Mile, as he has completed all but 10 of the 2,414 laps in 12 starts there (99.6 percent). Annett’s strong showing at Talladega last week gained him 27 points on 12th place in the points. He is just 12 points out of the playoffs after nine races. Of the 1-mile tracks on the schedule, his average finish at Dover (13.3) is his second-best result. His best average finish on those tracks is 12.8 at Loudon.-JR Motorsports
May 3 - 2:44 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 14th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Spark Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.

He started fifth in the lineup and completed all laps of the 115 laps run. Annett entered all nine NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 14th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event.
Apr 29 - 8:19 PM

The last time Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) raced at Talladega, he earned his best-career finish at the superspeedway in NXS competition with a seventh-place result.

The Iowa native races well on restrictor-plate tracks. Last year in Alabama, he led six laps and raced in the top group all day. He is just 39 points out of the playoffs after eight races, sitting 14th in points. In 2017, his first season with JRM, Annett made the postseason field to give the team four cars in the NXS Playoffs. In his five restrictor-plate starts with JRM, including Indianapolis in 2017, Annett has averaged 11.4 per start.-JRM
Apr 25 - 12:45 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 20th in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway.

He started ninth in the lineup and completed 249 laps of the 250 laps run. Annett entered all eight NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 14th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event.
Apr 22 - 12:17 PM

Over his last five NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Richmond Raceway, Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) has an average finish of 9.8, with a top-five and two top-10 finishes.

His best finish at RR is fifth, which occurred in the fall 2012 event on the .75-mile D-shaped oval. He was eighth in this race last season. In his last seven starts on short tracks in the NXS circuit, Annett has at least one top-10 finish at Bristol (10th), Iowa (sixth) and Richmond (eighth). In his 11 NXS starts at Richmond, Annett has completed 98.5 percent of all laps attempted there.-JR Motorsports
Apr 18 - 12:38 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 21st in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

He started 18th in the lineup and completed 297 laps of the 300 laps run. Annett entered all seven NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 17th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event.
Apr 15 - 12:30 PM

Michael Annett’s best NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) finish at Bristol Motor Speedway came in 2011, when he was sixth at the checkered flag.

He was 10th in this race one year ago. Bristol’s high banks have been good to the 31-year-old Iowa native. Annett has earned four top-10 finishes in 11 NXS starts and his average finish there is better than any other short track. In his last six NXS starts at BMS, Annett has finished no worse than 12th in his No. 5 Pilot Flying J-sponsored machine. In 11 NXS starts at Bristol, Annett has completed 99.6 percent of all laps attempted there.-JR Motorsports
Apr 11 - 2:50 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 15th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) My Bariatric Solutions 300.

He started 20th in the lineup, led five laps and completed 199 laps of the 200 laps run. Annett entered all six NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 14th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event.
Apr 9 - 3:40 PM

Michael Annett’s best NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) finish at Texas Motor Speedway came in April 2012, when he was ninth at the checkered flag.

The driver of the No. 5 Camaro finished 12th in his most recent visit. The 1.5-mile course at Texas has seen Annett run up front consistently. He’s led more laps there than on any other 1.5-mile track on the NXS schedule. In 67 NXS starts on 1.5-mile tracks, Annett has logged a pair of top-five finishes and 14 in the top 10. In his 11 starts at Texas, Annett has completed 98.6 percent of all laps attempted there.-JRM
Apr 4 - 11:40 AM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) finished 18th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway.

He started 18th in the lineup and completed all of the 150 laps run. Annett entered all 5 NXS races run so far this season and is ranked 14th in the 2018 driver point standings after this event.
Mar 18 - 10:34 AM

Michael Annett’s best NXS finish at Fontana came in 2009, when he was sixth at the checkered flag. Consistency is important, and the No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet driver certainly has that at Auto Club Speedway.

In seven starts there, Annett has completed 99.8 percent of laps attempted in NXS competition on the 2-mile oval. On tracks measuring 2 miles or more, Annett has a top-five finish and six in the top 10 over his NXS career. By virtue of making his 200th NXS start at Phoenix, Annett joins teammates Elliott Sadler (366) and Justin Allgaier (244) in the 200-start club.-JR Motorsports
Mar 14 - 12:00 PM

Michael Annett (No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet) has earned four top-10 finishes in his last six NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) starts at ISM (Phoenix) Raceway, with a best finish of seventh in the fall 2012 event.

On 1-mile tracks, Annett has logged two top-five and seven top-10 finishes in his NXS career. He was ninth in this race last year. Annett will make his 200th NXS start on Saturday. His first start was Nov. 15, 2008 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Last week’s race at Las Vegas saw Annett jump 13 spots in the season point standings with a 13th-place run on the 1.5-mile oval.-JR Motorsports
Mar 7 - 2:25 PM

Michael Annett’s best NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) finish in five starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is 13th, coming in both 2011 and 2012.

Annett has completed all but one of the 600 laps attempted over his past three starts on the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval, averaging a 15.6 per finish in those races. Pilot Flying J has been on Annett’s No. 5 Chevrolet in each of his five career NXS starts at LVMS. Last year, Annett finished 21st in his first start there for JR Motorsports. Annett’s best start at Las Vegas is 12th, claimed in 2011. His average start so far in 2018 is 14.0. -JR Motorsports
Feb 28 - 9:35 PM

Michael Annett’s best NXS finish at AMS is 10th, coming in September 2012.

He has been very consistent at Atlanta, completing all but 10 of the 1,138 laps run in his six NXS starts. In his last start at AMS, Annett raced to a solid 15th place finish. In the season’s first race at Daytona, Annett spent a considerable amount of time in the top 10 before being collected in a lap-106 crash. The No. 5 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet was ultimately scored in the 37th position.JR Motorsports
Feb 21 - 9:12 PM