The NASCAR Xfinity Series will make their first visit to Iowa Speedway this weekend, with 39 cars scheduled to qualify for the race. One car will miss the race, barring any entry list changes.
Harrison Burton is back in Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 for his second start of 2019. Burton recorded a 10th-place effort in his series debut at Bristol.
Zane Smith’s fifth race with JR Motorsports comes at Iowa, coming off back-to-back top-10 finishes in his previous races at Richmond and Dover in the team’s No. 8.
Joe Graf Jr. will attempt his second race of 2019 in Richard Childress Racing’s No. 21. Graf failed to qualify for last week’s race at Michigan.
Tyler Matthews’ second 2019 start will be at Iowa in JD Motorsports’ No. 15. Matthews finished 24th in that car in his Xfinity debut at Richmond.
Veterans Ryan Ellis and Shane Lee are back in the Xfinity Series for the first time in 2019. Ellis will drive the No. 99 for B.J. McLeod Motorsports, while Lee is at the wheel of H2 Motorsports’ No. 28 in its debut.
Timmy Hill returns to MBM Motorsports’ No. 13 for the fourth time this season, while Stan Mullis switches to the team’s No. 66 for his third race overall. Hill has driven both cars in 2019, with a best finish of 16th at Dover, while Mullis finished 35th and 36th in his two efforts.
ARCA Menards Series and late model driver Ryan Repko will make his NASCAR debut at Iowa, driving the No. 01 for JD Motorsports.
The 2019 CircuitCity.com 250 broadcast will begin on Sunday, June 16, at 5:30 p.m.
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Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.
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