The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to the Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the 13th race of the 2018 season. 41 cars make up this week’s entry list meaning one driver will miss the race on Saturday afternoon. This race will also feature the aero package we saw at Pocono and Indianapolis in 2017.
Dillon will be back in the No. 3 car for Richard Childress Racing for the first time since the 5th race of the season at the Auto Club Speedway.
Busch will be in the No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing for the second consecutive week after picking up his 92nd career victory last weekend at the Pocono Raceway.
Menard will drive the No. 22 for Team Penske once again after wheeling the car to an 8th place finish at Pocono.
Bowman returns to the Xfinity Series in the No. 23 car for GMS Racing. Bowman has one career Xfinity win which came last season at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Harvick returns to the No. 98 car for Biagi-DenBeste Racing for his third race of the 2018 season. He has one win in his two starts, that coming at the Atlanta Motor Speedway back in February.
Austin Cindric will be behind the wheel of the No. 60 car for Roush-Fenway Racing this weekend after driving for Team Penske the last several weeks. Cindric picked up a season-best finish of 4th last weekend at Pocono for his second top-5 of the season.
Opening practice takes place on Friday June 8th at 1:05 P.M. est with coverage on FoxSports 1. The green flag waves on Saturday June 9th at approximately 1:49 P.M. est with coverage on FOX.
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