Rookie Harrison Burton has drawn the pole for the first of two NASCAR Xfinity Series races this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, held June 13.
Burton remains the only driver to finish inside the top 10 in every race thus far this season. In two Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races at Homestead, Burton has an average finish of 12th with neither laps led nor top-10 finishes.
Starting second in the race will be Noah Gragson. In his lone Xfinity start at the track, Gragson finished fourth..
In his only scheduled start of this season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start 12th in his No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet.
AJ Allmendinger, who won the Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, is not entered in the race. He will compete in the second race of the Xfinity Series doubleheader the following day (June 14).
Thirty-seven drivers are entered in this race, leaving the field three shy of a full field.
The Hooters 250 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 13 at 3:30 p.m. ET with TV coverage provided by FOX.
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Mark Kristl joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is the site's ARCA Menards Series editor. Kristl is also an Eagle Scout and a proud University of Dayton alum.
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