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• After claiming his 12th consecutive single-digit finish in just 12 races this season, Sadler is now only two finishes away from tying his record of 14 straight (2016). With his continuous strong runs, the Virginia native remains atop the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings.

• At Michigan International Speedway, the veteran driver has three top fives and eight top 10s in 13 NXS starts.

• In his two starts at Michigan with JR Motorsports, Sadler has never finished outside the top five after rolling off the grid from the third-place position in both events.

• Crew chief Kevin Meendering is from Grand Rapids, Mich., located 125 miles northwest of the track.

TRACK: Michigan International Speedway

RACE: LTi Printing 250 (125 laps / 250 miles)

DATE: Saturday, June 9, 2018

Quote from Elliott Sadler:

"As a team, we’ve had some really good runs at Michigan over the last two seasons. All season, I have been wanting to get a win for Kevin (Meendering, crew chief) and my guys, who work so hard week in and week out building me fast Chevrolets. To get to Victory Lane this weekend, at Kevin’s hometrack, would be awesome—and I know it would mean a lot to him. We’re going to continue running our race and fighting to keep our OneMain Financial Chevrolet up front."

JRM Team Updates:

Win Dale Jr.’s Ride: For the eighth consecutive year, The Dale Jr. Foundation is holding its Win Dale Jr.’s Ride raffle to benefit The Foundation’s good works for children in need. The Grand Prize for this year is a 2018 Blade Silver Metallic Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with Adrenaline Red accents and a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 engine. Tickets for the annual drawing are on sale now through August 31 at Only 10,888 tickets are available at $25 per ticket.