TRACK: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
RACE: DC Solar 300 (200 laps / 300 miles)
DATE: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
• Heading into the final race of the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season, Elliott Sadler and the No. 1 JR Motorsports team are the regular season defending champions.
• In 12 NXS starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the veteran driver has claimed three top-five and six top-10 finishes, along with one pole award (2012).
• This season on tracks measuring 1.5-miles in length, Sadler has earned three top fives and five top 10s, with an average finish of 6.8.
• Currently, Sadler and team sit fifth in the NXS standings.
Quote from Elliott Sadler:
“It’s good to know we’re locked into the playoffs heading into the last race of the regular season at Las Vegas. Kevin (Meendering, crew chief) and my guys have worked hard all season long to get us to this point. This weekend, it gives us the opportunity to be aggressive and battle to get our OneMain Financial Chevrolet back in Victory Lane. Hopefully we can get ourselves that solid finish we’re looking for and head into the playoffs with good momentum.”