Ryan Reed (No. 16 Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford Mustang) has competed at Road America twice in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
In 2014, Reed finished 21st after starting 14th. In this race last year, he finished 19th after starting 24th. Reed is scored 10th in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship standings after 22 races. He has recorded three top-10 finishes, led eight laps for the season and has recorded an average finish of 16.9.-Roush Fenway Racing
Justin Bonsignore (No. 51 M3 Technology Chevrolet) sits second in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings with one win, seven top fives and eight top 10s in 11 starts.
Has the most top-five finishes of any driver on the tour this season with seven.
Has three wins and eight top fives in eight career starts at New York's Riverhead Raceway, where he is a former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track champion, including a sweep of the two races at the track in 2015.
Finished second at Riverhead in June and has four straight races at the track with finishes of second or better.
Ray Black Jr. is ready to take on the challenge of the longest of the three courses at Road America.
The driver of the No. 07 ScubaLife.com Chevrolet just earned his career-best NXS finish with a 14th place result from Bristol and looks to use this momentum to secure a solid finish at the four-mile track. Road America will be Black’s third road course race in the past four weeks and fourth road course race overall. As with Watkins Glen and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, he is doing all he can to prepare for the race before even arriving to the track. Black said. "I’ve been watching old races there and running it on my simulator a lot. I want to know the course well before that first practice so that I don’t have to spend time learning it and can just focus on the car and what we can do to get it to where it needs to be for the race."-Zerolight Communications
Jimmy Blewett (No. 4 Starrett Dodge) is ranked seventh in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour standings headed into this week with one win, five top-5 and seven top-10 finishes in 11 races.
Won at Stafford Motor Speedway for his first win since 2009.
Has one career Riverhead (NY) Raceway win in 2008.
In four previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Road America, Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro) has completed 203 of 203 (100 percent) laps that he has competed.
The Las Vegas native has led 12 laps and averages a starting position of 13.2 and finishing position of 7.8. In 2014, Gaughan earned his first XFINITY Series victory at the 14-turn road course after starting from the fifth position. The 41-year-old driver is currently ranked fifth in the driver points standings with three top-five and 11 top-10 finishes through 22 events this season.-Richard Childress Racing
Brandon Jones (No. 33 M-D Building Products/Menards Chevrolet Camaro) will pilot chassis No. 126 this weekend in his first start at Road America.
This Camaro has been driven by Jones in the season's previous road course races at Watkins Glen International and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where he finished 13th and 19th, respectively. With 22 races in the books during the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, Jones ranks third among series regulars in the percentage of laps completed, with 99.15 percentage completed - 3,504 of a possible 3,534 laps.-Richard Childress Racing
In two NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Road America, Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bosch Chevrolet Camaro) has one top-10 finish.
He made his debut at the 4.05-mile road course in 2014 with a 17th-place finish and last season brought home a top 10. With two-thirds of the XFINITY Series schedule in the books, Dillon currently ranks fourth in the driver point standings with four races to go before the first race of The Chase. The No. 3 team has accumulated seven top-five and 13 top-10 finishes along with one pole award (Daytona International Speedway).-Richard Childress Racing
Michael McDowell will make his first start with the RCR No. 2 Rheem Chevrolet Camaro team at Road America.
In two previous NASCAR XFINITY Series starts at Road America, McDowell has recorded one pole award and a runner-up finish. He holds an average starting position of 3.2, coupled with an average finishing position of 20.2. The NASCAR regular is no stranger to road course racing, McDowell has captured two pole awards, three top-five and five top-10 finishes in 12 road course starts in the XFINITY Series. He also has 31 starts in the NASCAR Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series, earning one victory, two pole awards and four podium finishes.-Richard Childress Racing