Riley Herbst Returns Home

Riley Herbst

No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra News and Notes:

HERBST AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Riley Herbst has one-career NASCAR Xfinity Series start at his home track, Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In that one start, Herbst started the race from the 15th position and finished ninth. In his lone Truck Series start at the track, Herbst qualified fifth, but was caught in an accident early in the race and finished 29th.

JGR AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has 56 total starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In those starts, the team has earned two wins, 17 top-five finishes, 29 top-10 finishes and four pole starting positions. The team has led 926 laps, completed 10,594 of 11,273 attempted laps (94.0%) and earned an average start of 10.8 and an average finish of 13.3. Fellow Las Vegas native Kyle Busch has earned both wins for the team.

DAYTONA RECAP: Riley Herbst and the No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Camry team scored the seventh starting position for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, but a mid-race accident relegated the team to a 32nd-place finish.

THIS WEEK ON THE NO. 18 SUPRA: This week, Monster Energy will serve as the primary partner for the No. 18 Toyota Supra team.

RACE INFO: The Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020. Coverage will begin at 3:30 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1, PRN Radio and SIRIUS XM Channel 90.

From the Driver’s Seat:

Riley Herbst: “We didn’t have the finish we wanted at Daytona to start the season, but I’m excited to go home this week and race in front of my home town. Last year I was able to run one of the Xfinity races at Las Vegas and finished in the top 10. Going back for the second time, I’ll be able to use what I learned last year and my experience since then to hopefully finish a few spots better and get our No. 18 Monster Energy Toyota Supra in victory lane.”


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