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TRACK: Daytona International Speedway

RACE: Firecracker 250 (100 laps / 250 miles)

DATE: Friday, July 6, 2018

• Elliott Sadler is currently ranked third in the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings, only four points out of the lead, which he held for the last 14 consecutive weeks.

• Sadler has enjoyed much success at Daytona International Speedway. Since the introduction of stage racing, Sadler has claimed a series-high three stage wins at Daytona.

• In 18 NXS starts at DIS, the veteran driver has seven top- five and nine top-10 finishes, with one pole award (1997). Three of those top fives were runner-up finishes, two of which came in the two most recent events.

• Of series regulars, Sadler has led the most laps at the 2.5- mile tri-oval, totaling 186 laps throughout his NXS career.