Lupton Collected in Late-Race Spin During Strong Dover Run


No. 28 thinQ Technology Partners Ford Mustang

Start: 14th
Stage 1 End: 21st
Stage 2 End: 11th
Finish: 24th
Status: Running
Laps Completed: 199/200
Owner Standings: 30th

• This was Dylan Lupton’s second NASCAR Xfinity Series start at the Monster Mile and best finish at the one-mile oval
• This was Lupton’s best qualifying effort in 34 Xfinity Series races
• The No. 28’s best position of the event was 11th (end of Stage 2)
• Lupton was running 18th when the No. 60 spun in front of him and collected him, damaging his Ford Mustang and forcing him to go a lap down while making repairs on pit road

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“Today was really frustrating; I’m taking suggestions on how to change my luck. The guys worked really hard this weekend and we made a lot of wholesale changes after practice yesterday. We had a solid run going, but we got into the No. 60 when he spun. I was committed to the bottom and couldn’t get slowed up in time. I tried getting on the brakes and turning right, but I just couldn’t and we got collected. I’m so proud of my JGL Racing crew for their hard work throughout the weekend. We will keep digging.”

JGL Racing fields two entries in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as it continues its growth in the NASCAR arena. Led by successful entrepreneur James Whitener, the Denver, North Carolina-based team prides itself in its proven product both on and off the track. The team charged into the 2018 season with a manufacturer switch to Ford and a technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing. 19-year-old racer Kaz Grala pilots the team’s No. 24 Ford Mustang, while Dylan Lupton will be behind the wheel of the No. 28 Ford Mustang for a majority of the season. For more information, visit

Jessica Trippy
JGL Racing