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Bailey wins wild playoff race in Fix Auto 250

Scott Bailey of Michigan, USA, survived the chaos in a wild race at the Talladega Superspeedway on Tuesday; it was the second of three races in the Round-of-12 in the Canadian eMotorsports Network NASCAR Series Playoffs.

The Fix Auto 250, the 21st race of the 2020 season, was the second win for Bailey; he last won on June 30 at the Sonoma Raceway.

Bailey won by 0.111 seconds as the field aggressively jostled for position behind him in a battle for important playoff points.

Rounding out the top-five on Tuesday was Mike Marini (Ontario, Canada), Trent Neilson (Indiana, USA), Kevin Daigle (Ontario, Canada) and Chad Hyder (Ohio, USA).

Bailey started seventh in the race and won the second stage, while Ryan Gibson (West Virginia, USA) won the first stage.

 

Here are the official results from Tuesday night at the Fix Auto 250 at the Talladega Superspeedway.

 

The series now shifts focus to the final race of the Round-of-12, the Pepsi 200 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.

Darcy Ford (PEI, Canada) and Bailey currently are locked into the Round-of-8 having secured wins this round, with Gibson and Jose Mercado (Florida, USA) sitting comfortably above the cut-line. Marini has a 29-point advantage in fifth with sixth through eleventh only separated by 21-points.

Jacob Nelson (Tennessee, USA) sits in sixth and has a 14-point cushion over ninth, while Corbin MacAulay (PEI, Canada) has a 13-point advantage.

Daniel Cudmore (PEI, Canada) currently holds the eighth and final playoff spot, but only holds a two-point advantage over Hyder, a four-point cushion over Daigle, and a seven-point advantage over Trevor Kinsey (Michigan, USA).

 

Here is a full breakdown of how the Round-of-12 sits after Tuesday night.

 

See the archived broadcast of the Fix Auto 250 at www.fixauto.com/charlottetown.

For more information on the Canadian eMotorsports Network, visit www.hollandcollege.com/esportswww.facebook.com/emotorsportsCANwww.twitter.com/emotorsportsCAN and www.instagram.com/emotorsportsCAN.

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For more information about this release, please contact:
Daniel Cudmore, Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator
Tel: (902) 894-6870
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020