NASCAR Xfinity Series results from Saturday at Richmond Raceway
Today, the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns for their second race on the weekend in Richmond, Virginia. It’s the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond Raceway.
View Richmond race results from Saturday below.
Tommy Joe Martins and Brandon Jones set the front row. Last night’s winner, Justin Allgaier will roll from 14th. The front runners were inverted based on last night’s results.
250 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 75 (1-75 / 250)
Green flag, Jones and Martins run even into turn one. Jones hangs onto his right rear off turn two. Jones drives it deep in turn three on the outside and completes the pass.
Lap 17, Chase Briscoe has a run on Brandon Jones. Briscoe is able to hold the inside lane much better. Jones just lets him go, Briscoe leads.
Lap 29, Noah Gragson has caught the bumper of Briscoe. Gragson has a run off turn four. He drives it deep to the bottom in turn one, clear. Noah Gragson leads.
Lap 38, Briscoe and Grala run side by side for 2nd. Justin Haley sticks his nose in that battle to make it three wide on the bottom. Haley takes the spot and Allgaier follows him through.
Lap 41, the competition caution is out.
Green, Allgaier runs side by side with Gragson into turn one. Allgaier clears him on the bottom off turn two.
10 go in stage one, Justin Allgaier steps on the gas and opens the gap to Noah Gragson.
Justin Allgaier wins stage one at Richmond Raceway!
Richmond Raceway Xfinity Results – Stage 1 : 1. Justin Allgaier; 2. Noah Gragson; 3. Justin Haley; 4. Ross Chastain; 5. Harrison Burton; 6. Michael Annett; 7. Riley Herbst; 8. Jeb Burton; 9. Ryan Sieg; 10. Kaz Grala;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 75 (76-150 / 250)
Green flag on stage two, Allgaier spins the tires. Ross Chastain makes it three wide on the bottom and he leads off turn two.
Lap 118, Justin Allgaier is on the bumper of Chastain for the lead. Allgaier is giving the outside lane a look. Chastain is skating all over the track while Allgaier is driving it straight.
Lap 125, Allgaier looks to the outside and works to the right rear of Chastain but Chastain closes the door.
Lap 127, Chastain is loose off turn four. Allgaier puts the bumper to him in turn one and Allgaier returns to the lead.
Lap 140, Colby Howard is slow after contact with the outside wall and the caution is out.
5 to go in stage two
Chastain pits from 2nd. He’ll restart in 8th with 5 to go in the stage.
Green, Allgaier leads. Chastain and Burton run four wide behind him.
4 to go in stage two, Chastain works to the outside of Allgaier with fresh tires. Haley works to his inside, three wide for the lead. Allgaier fades, Chastain and Haley run side by side.
1 to go in stage two, Chastain finally clears Haley into turn one. Haley gives him a light bump and works back to his inside.
Ross Chastain hangs on to win stage two!
Richmond Raceway Xfinity Results – Stage 2 : 1. Ross Chastain; 2. Justin Haley; 3. Jeb Burton; 4. Chase Briscoe; 5. Harrison Burton; 6. Austin Cindric; 7. Riley Herbst; 8. Justin Allgaier; 9. Noah Gragson; 10. Kaz Grala;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 150 (151-250 / 250)
The non-pitters from stage two head to the pit lane. Allgaier will restart in 12th.
Green, Chastain leads into turn one. Allgaier runs three wide and he doors Herbst in the process.
Lap 159, Jeb Burton dives to the inside of Chastain for the race lead, clear. Allgaier is up to 5th behind them.
Lap 172, Allgaier is on the bumper of Jeb Burton for the lead. He drives is deep to the outside in turn three and Allgaier drives right by with fresher tires.
50 to go
50 to go, Allgaier leads Chastain by 5 seconds.
25 to go, Allgaier leads Chastain by 9 seconds. The field needs a caution or Allgaier is set to sweep the weekend.
22 to go, Riley Herbst cuts across the nose of Brandon Brown into turn one. Herbst slams the outside wall and the caution is out.
The leaders head for the pit lane. Allgaier has had a long run car all day, he’ll need a good short run. There’s 13 to go at the line.
Green, Allgaier and Jeb Burton run side by side into turn one. Chastain throws a block on Haley behind them. Allgaier clears the field off turn two.
5 to go, Allgaier leads Jeb Burton by 1 second.
Justin Allgaier wins at Richmond Raceway!
View full NASCAR Xfinity Series results from Richmond Raceway below.
September 12, 2020
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Pos | Driver
1. Justin Allgaier
2. Jeb Burton
3. Ross Chastain
4. Harrison Burton
5. Justin Haley
6. Noah Gragson
7. Michael Annett
8. Brandon Jones
9. Kaz Grala
10. Austin Cindric
11. Brandon Brown
12. Alex Labbe
13. Matt Mills
14. Jeffrey Earnhardt
15. Ryan Sieg
16. Chase Briscoe
17. Jeremy Clements
18. Brett Moffitt
19. Bayley Currey
20. Kyle Weatherman
21. Mason Massey
22. Stephen Leicht
23. Joey Gase
24. BJ McLeod
25. Josh Williams
26. Tommy Joe Martins
27. Joe Graf Jr
28. Chad Finchum
29. Kody Vanderwal
30. Dexter Bean
31. Myatt Snider
32. Vinnie Miller
33. Jesse Little
34. Riley Herbst
35. Colby Howard
36. Timmy Hill
NASCAR Xfinity Series
After: Richmond (Sept 12, 2020)
Pos | Driver | Points
Pos | Driver | Wins | =/- Cutline | Playoff Points
1. Chase Briscoe
6 Wins | 35PP
2. Austin Cindric
5 Wins | 35PP
3. Justin Allgaier
3 Wins | 25PP
4. Noah Gragson
2 Wins | 18PP
5. Brandon Jones
3 Wins | 17PP
6. Justin Haley
2 Wins | 13PP
7. Harrison Burton
2 Wins | 10PP
8. Ross Chastain
0 Wins (Locked In) | 1PP
9. Ryan Sieg
0 Wins (Locked In) | 2PP
10. Michael Annett
0 Wins (Locked In) | 0PP
11. Riley Herbst
0 Wins (Locked In | 0PP
12. Brandon Brown
13. Jeremy Clements
14. Myatt Snider
15. Alex Labbe
16. Josh Williams