Just really thankful to be able to driver for this Rheem group,” said Bell, following the race. “They bring really, really fast Supras to the race track every single time. They make me look good, that’s for sure
He led 15 laps in the mid-way point of the race, and was steadily in the top-five the second half of the 75 lap event. With the final restart coming 12 laps ahead of the finish, there was no catching race-winner Austin Cindric.
These finishes have helped him as the regular season begins to wind to a close after five more races. Though he’s second in the regular season standings, he looks to hold the number one spot heading into the post-season scheduled to begin at Richmond Raceway on September 20.
The NXS returns to the ‘world’s fastest half mile’ at Bristol Motor Speedway next Friday, Aug. 16.