NASCAR Xfinity Series results from Darlington Raceway
It’s been over three months since the NASCAR Xfinity Series has touched a real race track. Today, that changes via Darlington Raceway
View the Darlinton Xfinity race results below.
Weather rolled into the track and postponed the start. Now, the cars are set to roll with Thursday afternoon show.
There’s no qualifying or practice session for any cars this week. The field has been set via a random draw.
Noah Gragson and Michael Annett line up on the front row. 147 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 45 (1-45)
Green, Gragson leads on the outside as Annett spins the tires on the inside lane. Annett falls outside the top 5 in a hurry.
Lap 10, Kyle Busch started 26th. He’s up to 6th already and driving by them all like they are riding the brakes.
Lap 11, Gragson works heavy lap traffic as Ryan Sieg has climbed to his bumper. Gragson splits the lap cars.
Lap 16, the competition caution is out. The field is frozen during this yellow. Teams have an extended amount of time to make adjustments.
Green, Gragson leads. Ross Chastain takes 2nd away off turn two.
Lap 33, Myatt Snider crowds Timmy Hill off turn two. As he comes down across the nose of Hill, Snider is sent up the track and into the wall. Hill didn’t help him as he refused to use the apron. The caution is out.
Green, Grasgson and Chastain run even into turn one. Chastain gets loose on the bottom at the center of the corner and Gragson holds the lead on the top off turn two.
Noah Gragson wins stage 1 at Darlington Raceway!
Darlington Xfinity Race Results – Stage 1: 1. Noah Gragson; 2. Ross Chastain; 3. Ryan Sieg; 4. Kyle Busch; 5. Austin Cindric; 6. Justin Allgaier; 7. Daniel Hemric; 8. Chase Briscoe; 9. Michael Annett; 10. Justin Haley;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 45 (46-90)
The field heads for the pit lane. Gragson is first in and Kyle Busch wins the race to the pit exit!
Green flag on stage two, Gragson and Busch run even into turn one. Gragson gets loose off turn two and Busch swings to the lead.
Lap 75, Kyle Busch leads Justin Allgaier by 2 seconds.
Chastain is dropping through the field. He’s fighting handling issues and that problem is compounded as multiple drivers beat on his rear bumper to get by.
Kyle Busch takes the win in stage two!
Darlington Xfinity Race Results – Stage 2: 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Justin Allgaier; 3. Noah Gragson; 4. Chase Briscoe; 5. Michael Annett; 6. Daniel Hemric; 7. Ross Chastain; 8. Austin Cindric; 9. Ryan Sieg; 10. Jeremy Clements;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 47 (91-147)
The field returns to the pit lane. Kyle Busch is first in and first off as he smokes them to the pit exit.
Penalty: Kyle Busch has been caught speeding on the pit lane! He’ll be going to the tail of the field.
At the same time, rain has begun to drop on the field. But, the lights are off on the pace car.
Green flag on stage three, Allgaier spins the tires on the out. Chase Briscoe noses ahead on the inside lane.
45 to go, Briscoe leads Allgaier by a half second. Kyle Busch has climbed to 15th.
30 to go, Kyle Busch is up to 10th.
25 to go, Allgaier is using up every inch of the race track as he attempts to make a charge at the race leader. Heavy lap traffic sits ahead of the leaders.
21 to go, Allgaier is on the bumper of Briscoe for the race lead. Briscoe runs three wide with the lappers off turn four. Allgaier loses some time there as he catches them at the wrong time.
19 to go, Gragson doors Annett for 3rd. Annett crosses under both of them to take 3rd away.
At the front, Allgaier slides Briscoe for the lead as Briscoe got tight off the last corner and lost momentum. Briscoe crosses under him and Allgaier hangs toush on the outside as he runs inches off the wall in turn one. Allgaier is hard on the gas around the top. Allgaier slams the wall as he runs out of track off turn two but he holds the lead! Using the wall to turn it!
16 to go, Kyle Busch has climbed to 5th!
15 to go, Michael Annett is around and the caution is out.
The field heads for the pit lane. Allgaier is first in and Briscoe wins the race to the pit exit. Kyle Busch is off in 3rd.
Green, Briscoe and Allgaier rub fenders before turn one! They rub fenders again in the center of turn one. Briscoe takes the lead. Allgaier and Busch battle for 2nd. Allgaier gets sideways and Busch takes that position.
5 to go, Chase Broscoe leads Kyle Busch by 5 car lengths.
3 to go, Kyle Busch runs the apron in turn three and closes the gap to two car lengths.
2 to go, Kyle Busch is within a car length!
Coming to the white flag, Briscoe tags the fence off turn four! Kyle Busch looks to the inside but Briscoe bangs the outside wall and holds onto the lead.
Kyle Busch drives it deep to the bottom in turn three for the final time. He pulls to his left rear but Briscoe has the momentum on the outside off the final corner.
Chase Briscoe wins at Darlington Raceway!
View full Darlington NASCAR Xfinity Series results below.
May 21, 2020
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Pos | Driver
1. Chase Briscoe
2. Kyle Busch
3. Justin Allgaier
4. Austin Cindric
5. Noah Gragson
6. Daniel Hemric
7. Ryan Sieg
8. Ross Chastain
9. Harrison Burton
10. Justin Haley
11. Brett Moffitt
12. Jeremy Clements
13. Brandon Jones
14. Anthony Alfredo
15. BJ McLeod
16. Josh Williams
17. Alex Labbe
18. Riley Herbst
19. Joe Graf Jr
20. Brandon Jones
21. Ray Black II
22. Timmy Hill
23. Jeffrey Earnhardt
24. Chad Finchum
25. Michael Annett
26. Tommy Joe Martins
27. Colby Howard
28. Joe Nemechek
29. Vinnie Miller
30. Mason Massey
31. Ronnie Bassett Jr
32. Kody Vanderwal
33. Bayley Currey
34. Matt Mills
35. Myatt Snider
36. Jesse Little
37. Colin Garrett
38. Landon Cassill
39. Stephen Leicht