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Justin Allgaier To Sub For Sick Michael Annett In Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race At Bristol

Justin Allgaier To Sub For Sick Michael Annett In Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race At Bristol

by August 20, 2016 0 comments

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Michael Annett will not compete in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Annett, driver of the HScott Motorsports No. 46 Pilot J/Battle at Bristol Chevrolet SS is suffering from flu-like symptoms. The team announced on Saturday afternoon that Justin Allgaier, who finished second in Friday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race, will serve as the substitute driver. Annett currently sits 37th in the championship standings and was slated to roll off the starting grid in the 39th position.

If Annett doesn’t take the green flag, then he won’t be awarded any driver points. If Allgaier were to win the race, the victory wouldn’t count towards the Chase, due to Allgaier not being a full-time driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Below is the tweet that HScott Motorsports sent out on Saturday afternoon.

The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race will broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) and the Performance Racing Network (PRN) at 8 p.m. ET.

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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