He is second in the series standings heading into Saturday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway, trailing Tyler Reddick by 51 points.
Bell’s success in the Xfinity Series is part of a terrific start to the season for Joe Gibbs’ team. Cup drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch finished 1-2 at Sonoma last weekend. Truex and Busch have four wins apiece already this season.
Bell is facing a logjam when it comes to racing for JGR at the Cup level, but he doesn’t sound too worried about his future at the moment.
“I love the Xfinity Series and I love the cars,” he said. “I’ve said it multiple times, the rules package that we have right now is so much fun to drive. I love where I’m at and next year, I have no idea where I’m going to be at, but if I’m in Xfinity again, I have a lot of fun racing there and I’m OK with that.”
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