Xfinity Series Recap: 2018 Lilly Diabetes 250 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Justin Allgaier clinched victory, starting second and finishing first. Ryan Blaney slipped from pole to third. Tyler Reddick moved up to second from ninth. Austin Dillon climbed from 32nd to eighth, a standout strategy.

Xfinity Series Recap: 2018 Lilly Diabetes 250 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

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Justin Allgaier secured a notable win, starting from second and finishing first, marking a gain of one position. His net gain rating was 0.00. Ryan Blaney, who started from pole, finished third. This slide from his starting position contributed to a net gain rating of 0.00. A late caution on lap 80 likely affected Blaney's race, spoiling his average running position. Tyler Reddick moved up from ninth to finish second, also recording a net gain rating of 0.00.

Austin Dillon had a significant climb from 32nd to eighth, suggesting effective race strategy. His drastic improvement is noteworthy in terms of positions gained above expected. Chase Briscoe also made a commendable move from 22nd to ninth, finishing strong. Among the top 10 finishers, Daniel Hemric maintained his form, starting eighth and finishing fifth.

Several drivers did not fare as well. Elliott Sadler started fourth but fell to 35th, impacted by an incident on lap 24 involving multiple cars. John Hunter Nemechek, starting strong from sixth, ended up 25th after a collision on lap 80. Lap 24's wild caution incident also involved Ty Dillon, Spencer Boyd, and Austin Cindric, plunging their finish positions far from their respective starts. This race turned into a bonanza of unexpected outcomes, shaping the final standings significantly.

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