NASCAR XFINITY Series - Sparks Energy 300
April 30, 2016 - Talladega Superspeedway - Lincoln, AL
Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 174 in the Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. Dillon drove this Chevrolet to a fifth-place finish in the NASCAR XFINITY Series season-opener at Daytona in February.
In three previous XFINITY Series starts at Talladega Superspeedway, Dillon has earned one top-five finish and two top-10 finishes. The RCR driver earned the pole award last spring at the 2.66-mile superspeedway and holds an average starting position of 2.7 coupled with an average finishing position of 10th.
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With eight XFINITY Series events complete in 2016, the No. 2 team has one victory, six top-five and eight top-10 finishes with six laps led to their credit. Paul Menard is scheduled to drive the No. 2 Chevrolet at Dover International Speedway for the May 14 event.
What gives you that confidence when you go into a track where so little is in your control?
You have to have confidence. You can't go in there being negative or dreading going into a superspeedway. You have to look at it as a points day. How to gain maximum points the entire time. Also, the opportunity to win is there. You always have the chance to win those speedway races. - Austin Dillon
NASCAR XFINITY Series Results at Talladega Superspeedway
- Starts: 3
- Wins: 0
- Poles: 1
- Top 5: 1
- Top 10: 2
- Average Start: 2.7
- Average Finish: 10