Chase contenders Austin Dillon and Chris Buescher failed to advance to the second round of qualification for the Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire. Dillon will line up 29th with a lap of 132.595 mph. Buescher will start 28th at 132.618 mph.
Austin Dillon crashed in New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s first practice for the Bad Boy Off Road 300. He got into turn one too hot and spun into the retaining wall.
Austin Dillon finished 14th in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland. That was the 11th consecutive oval track race in which he finished 16th or better with most of his efforts landing in a narrow range of seventh through 16th.
Austin Dillon finished the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 14th after starting 15th. He actually improved two spots in the Chase seeding, but is one marker out of 12th.
Austin Dillon had a solid showing in regard to 10-lap averages in practice for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. He posted the third-quickest time Friday and the fourth-quickest Saturday morning.
Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for Austin Dillon at Richmond International Raceway. His 13th-place finish in the Federated Auto Parts 400 after starting eighth was good enough to allow him to end the regular season with sufficient points to earn a Chase berth.
Sprint Cup regular Austin Dillon (No. 3 Chevrolet SS), driving the No. 2 Ruud Chevrolet Camaro, won the Coors Light Pole Award for tonight's Virginia529 College Savings 250 with a lap of 119.665 mph.
With only three races remaining, it is now a certainty that at least one driver will make the Chase on points. Austin Dillon had the best day at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Bass Pro Shops Night Race among the winless contenders within striking distance and built a 55-point advantage over the cutline.
Sprint Cup driver Austin Dillon (No. 3 Chevrolet SS) won the Food City 300, his eighth victory in 111 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.
Austin Dillon has scored only two short track top-10s in his 15-race career on this course type. One of these came at Bristol Motor Speedway last spring, however, when he crossed under the checker 10th.
Besides driving his regular No. 3 Chevrolet SS in Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol, Austin Dillon will take his turn in the No. 2 Rheem Chevrolet Camaro for Friday night's XFINITY Series Food City 300.
Austin Dillon’s 2016 season has looked a little bit like a bell curve. His first six races featured four top-10s and an 11th. His next eight provided only two top-10s and another top-15. His last eight have showcased resurgent results with three top-10s and two top-15s.
Austin Dillon struggled in practice for the Cheez-it 355 at Watkins Glen International. He had a battery issue in the first session and a leakin practice two—limiting his practice time and speed.
Austin Dillon posted the second-quickest, 10-lap average in final practice for the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. His 10-lap average of 174.442 mph was set from laps 24 through 33.