Track; Talladega Superspeedway– Oval (2.66-Miles)
Race: Sparks 300; 113 Laps –25/25/63; 300.58 Miles
Date/Broadcast: Saturday; October 1, 2022 4:00 PM ET (3:00 PM CT)
TV: USA Network, and the NBC Sports App
Myatt Snider – No. 31 TaxSlayer Chevrolet Camaro SS Preview- Talladega Superspeedway
News and Notes:
– Practice; Similar to Spring 2022 race the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) will receive no practice time for Saturday’s Sparks 300.
– Starting Position; With no practice scheduled teams would move directly into qualifying Friday afternoon after technical inspection to determine the starting order for Saturday’s Sparks 300. In 2022, superspeedway qualifying for the NXS would consist of a two rounds of single car single lap qualifying with the 10 fastest cars in Round 1 moving on to Round 2 to determine the starting order of the Top-10. Hitting the racetrack 18th in Round 1, Snider would complete a lap of 53.277 at 179.740 ranking 21st overall in Round 1 failing to qualify for Round 2. After the completion of qualifying the Jordan Anderson Racing Bommarito Autosport TaxSlayer Chevrolet No. 31 will start 21st on the inside of row 11 for Saturday afternoon’s Sparks 300.
– Talladega Superspeedway Stats; Saturday’s NXS Sparks 300 will mark Snider’s sixth NXS start at Talladega Superspeedway. In April of 2020, Snider would make his NXS debut at the 2.66-mile Alabama superspeedway earning himself a 27th place finish after lagging towards the back of the field most of the race and would get caught up in an accident caused by someone else at the front. The Fall race of 2020 would see Snider have much of the same happen as he would run mid-pack the entire race until a spinning car coming up track on the final lap would end his day resulting in 26th place finish. 2021, would see Snider move to a new team and put himself in contention in the Spring race running inside the Top-10 the entire race having a shot to win on the final lap running in fifth when the caution flag would come out. Reverting back to the previous timing loop Snider would be scored in the 9th position in the final run down. The Fall race of 2021 would see Snider running up front the entire race before getting caught up in the big one with 26 laps to go resulting in a disappointing 31st place finish after having a fast car all day.
Moving to JAR Bommarito Autosport in 2022 Snider would find himself running up front once again at Talladega in the Spring race at the completion of Stage 2 after qualifying in the 31st position. After multiple accidents in the final laps Snider was able to escape with a ninth-place finish. In five starts at Talladega Superspeedway in Xfinity Series competition Snider holds an average finish of 20.4. Snider has also made two starts in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) in 2017 & 2018 earning himself a second and third place finish holding an average finish of 2.5.
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– Chassis; JAR Bommarito Autosport will bring Chassis No. 110 back to the track this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for the Sparks 300. Chassis No. 110 last competed at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) after being delayed 3.5 hours. Snider would start the WaWa 250 in the 22nd position after qualifying would be cancelled and the grid would be set by the performance metrics system. In the first stage Snider would work as high as 8th before fading to the back of the pack at the conclusion of Stage 1 to avoid any possible accidents and would ultimately finish 18th. Stage 2 would see Snider run at the back of the lead pack and would work his way to finish ninth at the conclusion of Stage 2. The final stage would not see things as calm as accident after accident would occur. Snider would be involved in two accidents in the final stages that would require the car to come to pit row to repair damage. At the conclusion of the WaWa 250 Snider would survive with a 12th place finish.