Food City 300 - 2023 Recap!
October 30, 2023
Food City 300 winner Justin Allgaier raises the trophy with Food City CEO Steve Smith and Miss Food City during the post-race celebration in Bristol Motor Speedway's elevated Victory Lane. Justin Allgaier scored his second career victory at Bristol Motor Speedway during Friday's Food City 300, punching his ticket to the Round of 8 Playoffs in the Xfinity Series. Justin Allgaier led a race-best 110 laps in his No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevy to win the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Justin Allgaier met with the media after winning the Food City 300 Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) ran up front for most of the night in the Food City 300, leading 47 laps, but ultimately finished 30th after a fire under the hood caused him to park his car with 29 laps to go. Justin Allgaier's team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. climbed aboard his Chevy as it drove up the ramp to Bristol Motor Speedway's Victory Lane to celebrate Allgaier's Food City 300 victory. Justin Allgaier used bold strategy and fresh tires to top the field in the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Allgaier, driving the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports, gave up the lead under caution with less than 50 laps to go to put on four fresh tires while his main rivals remained on the track. Methodically picking his way through the field, Allgaier had a thrilling side-by-side battle with Daniel Hemric before pulling away and clinching postseason advancement after taking the checkered flag in the debut race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs. “I’m speechless - we won Bristol,” said Allgaier, who led a race-high 110 laps, collected his second Bristol victory, third win of the season and 22nd of his Xfinity Series career. “This team has done such an amazing job at this racetrack. The fans were unbelievable. “The pit strategy – coming down pit road all by myself was nerve-wracking.” Winning owner Dale Earnhardt