Retzlaff’s Day Ends Early with Multi-Car Stack Up in Final Stage

Jordan Anderson Racing Bommarito Autosport No. 31 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Report – Chicago Street Circuit; July 6, 2024

Track: Chicago Street Circuit– Street Circuit (2.20-Miles)

Race: The Loop 110

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2024

Format; 50 Laps –15/15/20; 110 Mile

No. 31 FUNKAWAY Chevrolet Camaro SS – Parker Retzlaff

Start: 12

Stage 1: 16

Stage 2: 19

Finish: 34

Status: Running

Laps Completed: 36 of 50

Laps Led: 0

Stage One Recap:

  • Start: 12
  • Lap 1; 11
  • Lap 2; 12; No. 21 takes the position away from Retzlaff
  • Lap 3; 12 
  • Lap 4; 12
  • Lap 5; 12
  • Lap 6; 11; No. 81 pulls into the pit lane with an engine issue
  • Lap 7; 11; Caution; No. 38 spins in Turn-4 and keeps going leaving debris
  • Lap 10; 12; Restart
  • Lap 11; 17
  • Lap 12; 17
  • Lap 13; 16; No. 98 spins after contact with No. 18 allowing Retzlaff to move ahead in the running order 
  • Lap 14; 16
  • Lap 15; 16; End of Stage 1

Stage Two Recap:

  • Lap 18; 8; Restart
  • Lap 19; 11; No. 21, No. 7, & No. 36 get around Retzlaff on the restart
  • Lap 20; 17; Continuing to drop back Retzlaff loses track position to No. 1, No. 18, No. 48, No. 20, No. 16
  • Lap 21; 21; No. 15, No. 42, & No. 9 all take track position away from Retzlaff 
  • Lap 23; 21; Caution; No. 16 wheel hops into tires in Turn-6 from 3rd and damages right side
  • Lap 24; Pit Stop; Four tires, fuel, & adjustment
  • Lap 25: 25; Restart
  • Lap 26; 23; With fresh tires Retzlaff works his way around No. 36 & No. 44
  • Lap 27; 20; Continuing to move forward Retzlaff earns three more spots
  • Lap 28; 19; Retzlaff moves around his teammate Jeb Burton for position 
  • Lap 29; 19
  • Lap 30; 20; End of Stage 2; Coming to the finish Retzlaff Burton would work his way back around coming to the checkered flag

Final Stage Recap:

Lap 32; Pit Stop; Four tires, fuel, & adjustment
Lap 34; 29; Restart
Lap 35; 29; Caution; Crash in Turn-12 as No. 26 gets into the back of No. 92 who in a chain reaction goes into the back of No. 28 followed by No. 14 pushing Retzlaff into the back of his teammate Burton. Retzlaff’s hood would be pushed over the windscreen and knocking a hole in the oil cooler dropping fluid all over the track. Retzlaff would drive back to pit road and then would be towed to the garage area. 
Lap 50; 34(-14 Laps); Race Finish; Accident

NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Recap:

– For the second time in as many races, #97-Shane van Gisbergen has won at the Chicago Street Course, though this time he was victorious in The Loop 110 Xfinity Series race. It marks his third straight road course victory, becoming the third driver in series history to have three straight road course wins. Van Gisbergen leads the series with three race wins.

– #19-Ty Gibbs finished second, overcoming a slow pit stop. #17-Kyle Larson led 12 laps en route to a third-place finish. #48-Parker Kligerman placed fourth after starting the race at the rear of the field due to an engine change. #2-Jesse Love rounded out the top five and tied van Gisbergen for the most laps led (14).

– #88-Connor Mosack, #21-Austin Hill, #15-Joey Logano, #7-Justin Allgaier and #32-Austin Green completed the top 10.

– Van Gisbergen racked up six playoff points by winning the race and the opening stage. #21-Hill won Stage 2.

– There were nine lead changes among five drivers and seven cautions for 16 yellow flag laps.

– The average speed of the race was: 56.531 mph.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Point Standings:  

After placing 34th in Saturday’s The Loop 110 on the Chicago Street Circuit, Retzlaff remains 17th in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) Driver Point Standings after 18 events. 

NASCAR Xfinity Series Owners Point Standings:  

After the completion of the 18th event of the 2024 season, the No. 31 team holds steady in 20th position in NXS Owner Point Standings after Retzlaff’s 34th place finish on Saturday.     

Next Race: 

Parker Retzlaff and the Jordan Anderson Racing Bommarito Autosport No. 31 team will head North to the Keystone state and the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania for the Explore the Pocono Mountains 225; Sat., July 13 at 3:00 PM ET.