Tyler Reddick Rebounds to Finish 15th in Xfinity Race at Nashville Superspeedway

Jordan Anderson Racing NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Report – Nashville Superspeedway; June 19, 2021

Track: Nashville Superspeedway- Oval (1.333 Miles)

Race: Tennessee Lottery 250

Date: June 19, 2021

Format: 188 Laps – 45/45/98; 250.604 Miles

No. 31 U.S. LawShield / Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet Camaro SS – Tyler Reddick 

Start: 17

Stage 1: 21

Stage 2: 17

Finish: 15

Status: Running 

Laps Completed: 189 (1 Lap of Overtime)

Laps Led: 0

Stage One Recap:

– Reddick would start the Tennessee Lottery 250 from the 17 th position after a single qualifying lap of 31.007 at 154.417 MPH around the 1.333-Mile Nashville Superspeedway Saturday morning solidly locking the No. 31 U.S. LawShield / Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet in the 36-Car starting field. 

– As the green flag waved and the cars raced towards Turn-1, Reddick would get shuffled back to the 20th spot early in the event. 

– Losing a position to the No. 48 on Lap-15, Reddick would remain in the 21st position until Lap-25 when the two drivers would alternate positions the remainder of the stage. 

– The Stage would run caution free as Reddick would finish Stage 1 in the 21st position. 

Stage Two Recap:

– At the stage break, Reddick would come to pit lane for four fresh Goodyear Eagles, fuel, and an adjustment and would line up in 16th spot to restart the second stage. 

– The second caution of the day would wave on Lap-70 when the No. 99 would spin through the grass and back across the track making contact with the outside wall on the front straightaway. 

– Reporting his car was loose, Reddick would come to pit lane under caution in trying to flip the stage and gain track position at the end of the stage while attempting to improve the handling on the car. Receiving four tires, fuel, and adjustment Reddick would line back up in the 23rd position on the restart. 

– By Lap-80, Reddick would work his way past four cars into the 19th spot. 

– Working the high side of the racetrack Reddick would gain another position by Lap-85. 

– Continuing to search out different lines on the racetrack of where his car would react the best the No. 31 U.S. LawShield / Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet Camaro SS would finish the in the 17th position at the end of the Stage 2. 

Final Stage:

– Under the stage break, Crew Chief Arthur Haire would call Reddick to pit lane for four tires, fuel, and an adjustment. 

– As the front tire changer was still in the process of bolting the left front tire on the car the jackman would drop the car early without the tire. Struggling to get the car back lifted off the ground the No. 31 would lose a lap as the pace car would make its way around. Reddick would restart the final stage in the 27th position once service was completed. 

– Running in the 26th position 1-Lap down the fourth caution would come out on Lap-140 for debris on the track from a flat tire on the No. 68. 

– Having nothing to lose Reddick would come to pit lane for four tires, fuel, and an adjustment and would restart in 24th

– On the restart Reddick would move ahead two more positions 

– The fifth caution of the day for a crash by the No. 07 and No. 42 on Lap-154, would earn Reddick the wave around earning his lap back.

– Under the caution period Reddick would once again come down pit road for a final adjustment and splash of fuel and would restart in 21st

– The sixth caution of the day would be on Lap-160 as the No. 7 would get loose out of Turn-4 making contact with the No. 18 causing chaos behind them. No. 1 would get into the No. 22 with the No. 22 making hard contact with the outside wall. 

– Going back green on Lap-169, Reddick would use the momentum of the high line to pick off multiple spots moving up to the 16th position by Lap-172. 

– Two Laps later the seventh caution would come out for the No. 39 spinning after contact with the No. 9. 

– Reddick would restart in 14th position on Lap-178.

– The eighth and final caution would come out on Lap-182 as the No. 4 would make contact with the No. 39 and crash. 

– Restarting in the 12th position for NASCAR Overtime Green-White-Checked Reddick would give all he had to try and crack the Top-Ten.

– Coming to the checkered flag out of Turn-4 on the final lap No. 19 would make contact with No. 31 battling for the 12th spot. Reddick would go sliding thru the grass to cross the checkered flag in the 15th position. 

Tennessee Lottery 250 Recap:

– Overcoming a rash of late-race restarts, #54-Kyle Busch won the Tennessee Lottery 250 Xfinity Series race at Nashville. With the victory, Busch made history, picking up his 100th NASCAR Xfinity Series victory. He’s won all three races he’s competed in this season.

– After passing Busch on an earlier restart, #7-Justin Allgaier finished runner-up for the second consecutive week. 

– #20-Harrison Burton finished third, with #8-Josh Berry (last race with JR Motorsports) and #16-AJ Allmendinger rounding out the top five.

– #19-Brandon Jones, #10-Jeb Burton, #9-Noah Gragson, #61-Austin Hill and #98-Riley Herbst made up the rest of the top 10.

– Despite wrecking out late and finishing 35th, #22-Austin Cindric won the opening stage. Busch was victorious in the second stage.

– There were 12 lead changes among five drivers and eight cautions for 46 yellow flag laps.

-U.S. LawShield; Since 2009, the mission of U.S. LawShield remains unchanged.  We believe in Preserving Freedom for Good™ by educating our 690,000 members in self-defense law, empowering them to handle critical, life-threatening situations with confidence, protecting them from potential injustices in the legal system after acts of self-defense; and challenging the status quo regarding the affordability of legal defense. Our higher purpose is to create a united community of responsible individuals who believe in liberty and the inalienable right of self-defense. 

For more information on U.S. LawShield, visit the website at www.uslawshield.com.

– Bommarito Automotive Group; Bommarito Automotive Group is celebrating its 50th year in the St. Louis marketplace, the Bommarito Automotive Group currently operates 20 automotive franchises throughout every St. Louis neighborhood led by president John Bommarito and the over 900 dedicated team members. Bommarito is recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as Missouri’s No. 1 selling automotive group and is currently ranked 52nd in the nation. What once started as a vision to have one Bommarito vehicle in every driveway, is today a reality thanks to the family’s ‘Where Price Sells Cars” mission.

For more information on the Bommarito Automotive Group or to see the vehicles they currently have in stock, visit them online at Bommarito.com, and follow their social channels on Facebook,  Twitter, and Instagram.

NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship Standings:  

After 15 events, JAR moves up two positions to 38th in the NXS Owner Standings after Reddick’s 15th place finish on Saturday afternoon. 

Next Race: 

Josh Berry will make his second start behind the wheel of the Jordan Anderson Racing No. 31 Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet Camaro SS when the NASCAR Xfinity Series visits the Pocono Raceway; Sunday, June 27, 2021, for the Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons. LIVE coverage will be on NBC SN (NBCSN), Motor Racing Network (MRN), and SiriusXM Channel 90 at 12:00 P.M. EST.