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NASCAR starting lineup: Austin Hill claims pole in qualifying for Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 Xfinity Series race

We’ve got updates as qualifying settles the starting lineup for Saturday’s Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 at the Daytona International Speedway.

Stefan Parsons, driver of the #45 Sokal Digital Advertising Chevrolet, drives during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 302 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 15, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images

Round 2 results: The second round of qualifying is a wrap and Austin Hill has claimed the pole position for Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. The top ten is as follows, with the full starting lineup at the bottom of the page.

  1. Austin Hill
  2. Parker Kligerman
  3. Cole Custer
  4. Sheldon Creed
  5. Justin Allgaier
  6. Daniel Hemric
  7. John Hunter Nemechek
  8. Chandler Smith
  9. Riley Herbst
  10. Anthony Alfredo

Round 1 results: Austin Hill ran the fastest time in the first round of qualifying. The top ten drivers advance to a second round to determine the pole position and rest of the top ten order. Here are the ten drivers that advanced.

  1. Austin Hill
  2. Parker Kligerman
  3. Daniel Hemric
  4. Anthony Alfredo
  5. Sheldon Creed
  6. Riley Herbst
  7. Chandler Smith
  8. Justin Allgaier
  9. Cole Custer
  10. John Hunter Nemechek

The NASCAR Xfinity Series season will get underway on Saturday, February 18. The first race of the year is the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300, a.k.a the Beef 300. The Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida will host the race. While the Beef 300 itself starts at 5 p.m. ET, qualifying will start at 11:30 a.m. ET on FS1.

Qualifying for 2023 looks like it will adopt a similar format to what was introduced in 2022. The superspeedway in Daytona will see qualifying broken down into two rounds. In the first, all cars will run a single-car one-lap qualifier. The top 10 will advance to the final round. The times will reset, and the remaining drivers will run another single-car, one-lap qualifier, with the fastest driver earning the pole position for Saturday afternoon’s race.

Austin Hill, who won last year’s race, is tied with Justin Haley at DraftKings Sportsbook for the best odds to win the Beef 300. The duo is installed at +700 and is followed by John Hunter Nemechek, Cole Custer and Chandler Smith, who all have +1000 odds of taking the checkered flag.

Here is the full entry list for Saturday’s Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 Xfinity Series race. We’ll update it with the full starting lineup as qualifying wraps.

2023 Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 starting lineup

Pos Driver Car #
Pos Driver Car #
1 Austin Hill 21
2 Parker Kligerman 48
3 Cole Custer 0
4 Sheldon Creed 2
5 Justin Allgaier 7
6 Daniel Hemric 11
7 John Hunter Nemechek 20
8 Chandler Smith 16
9 Riley Herbst 98
10 Anthony Alfredo 78
11 Brandon Jones 9
12 Jade Buford 5
13 Myatt Snider 19
14 Sam Mayer 1
15 Sammy Smith 18
16 Parker Retzlaff 31
17 Caesar Bacarella 45
18 Josh Berry 8
19 Justin Haley 10
20 Jeb Burton 27
21 Brennan Poole 6
22 Ryan Sieg 38
23 Gray Gaulding 08
24 Jeffrey Earnhardt 44
25 Josh Williams 92
26 Kyle Sieg 28
27 Blaine Perkins 07
28 David Starr 02
29 Joe Graf, Jr. 39
30 Bayley Currey 4
31 C.J. McLaughlin 35
32 Brett Moffitt 25
33 Kaz Grala 26
34 Parker Chase 24
35 Ryan Ellis 43
36 Joey Gase 53
37 Jesse Iwuji 34
38 Jeremy Clements 51
Alex Labbe DNQ
Dexter Stacey DNQ
Garrett Smithley DNQ
Josh Bilicki DNQ
Ryan Vargas DNQ
Timmy Hill DNQ