AVONDALE, Ariz. — In his fourth career start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Sheldon Creed cranked out his first Top-10 finish in the Xfinity Series Championship Race Saturday at Phoenix Raceway.
Creed, making his first start in the series since 2019, netted a 10th-place finish behind the wheel of the B.J. McLeod Motorsports No. 78 entry.
“Just tried to settle in, tried to give good feedback on what I thought I needed,” Creed said. “I thought we made gains all night, had a ton of fun.”
The car Creed raced was Richard Childress Racing prepped but raced under B.J. McLeod’s team.
Creed’s previous high finish in the series was 34th on two occasions. While Creed said it was exciting to get a Top-10, he expects himself to be able to do that.
“I hold myself to a high standard,” Creed said. “I feel I should be able to race these guys all day long.”
Creed is the 476th different driver to score at least one Top-10 finish in NASCAR’s second-tier series.
Creed will be racing full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021, joining Richard Childress Racing.
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