NASCAR Xfinity Series race results from Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California
Today, the NASCAR Xfinity Series takes center stage in Fontana, California. Auto Club Speedway is set for the Production Alliance Group 300.
View full 2020 Auto Club Xfinity race results below.
Brandon Jones and Harrison Burton lead them to the starting line. 150 laps of NASCAR Xfinity racing are up next…
Auto Club Xfinity Race
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 35 (1-35)
Green flag, Brandon Jones gets the jump on the outside lane.
It might have been the plan for his teammate on the inside to hang back at the start. But, it’s back fired as Burton is taken three wide off turn two for 2nd.
Lap 2, Daniel Hemric works the bottom into turn one. He pulls even with the race leader but can’t complete the pass. Harrison Burton comes off the top with momentum, he works to the inside of Hemric and takes 2nd away.
8 to go in stage one, Chase Broscoe is on the move. He’s done a better job of saving his tires and he’s running down the leader in a hurry. Briscoe picks off Burton for 2nd.
7 to go, Jones leads Briscoe by 1.5 seconds.
3 to go, Briscoe is on the bumper of the leader! They approach lap traffic and Briscoe gets the worst of it. Jones opens up a 10 car length gap.
Brandon Jones wins stage 1 at Auto Club Speedway!
California Xfinity Race Results – Stage 1: 1. Brandon Jones; 2. Chase Briscoe; 3. Harrison Burton; 4. Ross Chastain; 5. Daniel Hemric; 6. Riley Herbst; 7. Ryan Seig; 8. Austin Cindric; 9. Noah Gragson; 10. Michael Annett;
Auto Club Xfinity Race
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 35 (36-70)
The field heads for the pit lane. Jones is first in and first off. Chase Briscoe loses 6 positions at the pit exit.
Green flag on stage two, Brandon Jones gets the jump on the outside lane. Burton is taken 3 wide for 2nd. Hemric takes 2nd.
Lap 47, Chase Briscoe is slicing through traffic. The pit stop buried him in the field. He has a run on the top and picks off two of them to claim 4th.
Lap 50, Burton claims 2nd on the inside from Hemric.
10 to go in stage two, Harrison Burton has debris on the grill and water is coming out of the overflow.
Burton checks up to let Hemric by. He then tucks in behind him and the dirty air removes the debris for him.
3 to go in stage two, Jones is driving away. Chase Briscoe is running right against the outside wall. As he hits the bumps, he makes light contact with the wall but he keeps rolling.
Brandon Jones is gone at the front. He wins stage two at Auto Club Speedway!
California Xfinity Race Results – Stage 2: 1. Brandon Jones; 2. Daniel Hemric; 3. Harrison Burton; 4. Chase Briscoe; 5. Austin Cindric; 6. Riley Herbst; 7. Ross Chastain; 8. Justin Allgaier; 9. Ryan Seig; 10. Michael Annett;
Auto Club Xfinity Race
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 80 (71-150)
The field returns to the pit lane. Jones leads them to the pit lane and Hemric is first to the pit exit. Slow stop for Jones as he falls to 4th.
Green flag on stage three, Burton and Hemric run even into turn one. Burton noses ahead on the bottom lane with a push.
Burton leads off turn two. That’s the first time all day that the bottom lane won on a restart.
Lap 82, Justin Haley has a flat tire and the caution is out.
Green, Justin Allgaier has a run on the bottom into turn one. He comes out with the lead off turn two.
Crash behind them! Brett Moffitt is sideways off turn two. He clips Brandon Brown in the right rear and turns him head on into the outside wall. The caution is out.
Green, Hemric has a push on the top and Allgaier has a push on the bottom. Allgaier exits turn two with the lead on the bottom lane.
Lap 91, Matt Mills is around off turn two. He makes contact with the inside wall and the caution is out once again.
The leaders head for the pit lane. Allgaier is first in and first off. Briscoe is off in 2nd. Three cars stay out, led by Justin Haley.
Green, Chase Briscoe leads. Justin Allgaier takes them four wide into turn one.
Noah Gragson is in the wall off turn two. He tried to clear himself on Ross Chastain but wasn’t clear and turned himself into the outside wall.
Green, Allgaier is on the bumper of Hemric on the inside. They’re clear into turn one. Briscoe heads for the top lane and he has momentum off the corner. Briscoe works to his outside and clear, Briscoe leads.
48 to go, Brandon Jones has a flat left front. He heads to the pit lane under green.
45 to go, Harrison Burton is on the bumper of chase Briscoe for the race lead.
42 to go, the caution is out for debris.
The field heads to the pits. Briscoe is first to the pit entry and he wins the race to the pit exit.
Justin Allgaier his hit a tire carcass! He knocks in the grill under yellow and he’s forced to return to the pit lane is moderate damage as well.
Ross Chastain stayed out and Alex Labbe takes fuel only. They’ll lead the field to the restart.
Green, Chastain and Labbe drop like a rock. Briscoe leads off turn two and he’s followed by Burton.
33 to go, Burton is just a few feet off the bumper of Briscoe into turn one. Briscoe gets loose and he chases it up the hill. Burton drives by on the inside lane to take the lead.
25 to go, Chase Briscoe is sideways off turn four. He’s been chasing the right rear for several laps and finally lost it. The caution is out.
Briscoe is stuck in the infield and he can’t re-fire.
Burton leads them to the pit entry and he wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Burton and Riley Herbst run even into turn one. Hebrst is clear in turn two. Burton crosses under him with the highside momentum on he retakes the lead into turn three.
15 to go, Burton leads Herbst by 1.5 seconds.
10 to go, Burton leads by 2 seconds.
5 to go, Burton works heavy lap traffic. Herbst trails by just 0.5 seconds.
2 to go, Burton leads Herbst by two car lengths.
Burton is glued to the outside wall. Herbst runs just a lane under him.
Final lap, Burton runs a little lower in turn one to take the air away from Herbst. He opens the gap.
Harrison Burton wins at Auto Club Speedway! It’s the first win of his career.
View full NASCAR Xfinity Series results from Auto Club Speedway below.
Auto Club Speedway
NASCAR Xfinity Series
February 29, 2020
Pos | Driver
1. Harrison Burton
2. Riley Herbst
3. Austin Cindric
4. Ryan Seig
5. Justin Haley
6. Anthony Alfredo
7. Daniel Hemric
8. Ross Chastain
9. Jeremy Clements
10. Josh Williams
11. Myatt Snider
12. Justin Allgaier
13. Alex Labbe
14. Brett Moffitt
15. Vinnie Miller
16. Austin Hill
17. Michael Annett
18. Tommy Joe Martins
19. Chase Briscoe
20. Chad Finchum
21. David Starr
22. Ray Black II
23. Robby Lyons II
24. BJ McLeod
25. JJ Yeley
26. Noah Gragson
27. Matt Mills
28. Jesse Little
29. Josh Bilicki
30. Brandon Jones
31. Joe Graf Jr
32. Bayley Currey
33. Brandon Brown
34. Kyle Weatherman
35. Stephen Leicht
36. Landon Cassill