Wallace Hoping to Rebound in Las Vegas
Wallace will make his second career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Wallace finished in the seventh position in his lone start at Vegas in this event in 2015.
Team: No. 6 Ford EcoBoost Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Seth Barbour
Twitter: @BubbaWallace, @Bubba6Team and @RoushFenway
Wallace at Las Vegas
Wallace will make his second career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
Wallace finished in the seventh position in his lone start at Vegas in this event in 2015.
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Wallace is ranked third in Fastest Speed on Restarts (162.093 mph), fourth in Average Running Position (8.1), fifth in Average Speed Early in a Run (170.743 mph) and ninth in Driver Rating (96.8).
In 13 career NASCAR XFINITY Series starts on 1.5-Mile tracks, Wallace has recorded two top-fives and nine top-10s, with a best finish of third at Chicagoland Speedway in Sept. 2015.
In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Las Vegas, Wallace recorded two top-five finishes and two top-10 finishes, with a best finish of second in 2014.
Wallace recorded an 18th-place finish on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway after overcoming a flat-right front tire that forced an unscheduled pit stop under green on Lap 128.
Seth Barbour at Las Vegas
Barbour will call his third NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas. In two previous starts, Barbour has an average finish of 15th.
Wallace on racing at Atlanta:
“Las Vegas is pretty fun to race on. We had some good success there in the Truck Series and we had a good finish here last year. So hopefully we can improve on last year’s run with this Roush Fenway Ford EcoBoost Mustang and get a strong finish on Saturday.”