NASCAR race results from Texas Motor Speedway
Today, the NASCAR Xfinity Series takes the stage in Fort Worth, Texas. The 1.5-mile of Texas Motor Speedway is set to host the opening race in the Round of 12 of the NASCAR Playoffs.
View 2022 Texas race results for the NASCAR Xfinity Series below.
Ty Gibbs will start from the tail of the field after unapproved adjustments. Brandon Jones and Noah Gragson set the front row. 200 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 45 (1-45 / 200)
Green flag, Gragson and Jones run side by side into turn one. Daniel Hemric clips the left rear bumper of Jones at corner entry and he’s jacked sideways! Jones slides across the track but he saves the car, no caution. Gragson leads John Hunter Nemechek into turn three.
Lap 11, John Hunter Nemechek has climbed to the bumper of Gragson in the battle for the lead. Gragson wiggles off turn four and Nemechek drives right by on the inside and Nemechek leads back into turn one.
Lap 19, Jeffrey Earnhardt gets loose and runs wide off turn two with a car to his outside. Earnhardt bounces off the car on the outside and spins toward the inside wall. Heavy contact and the caution is out.
Green, Gragson nearly clears Nemechek via the outside lane as Allmendinger takes them three wide for 5th behind them. Nemechek fights back on the inside into turn three and holds the lead.
Sam Mayer gets loose off turn four. He brushes the outside wall but keeps it rolling, no caution.
Lap 37, CJ McLaughlin spins off turn two, caution.
Nemechek and Gragson hit the pit lane. Daniel Hemric, Justin Allgaier and others stay out, Gragson wins the race to the pit exit but he’ll restart in 11th.
Green, Hemric is clear into turn one. Gragson forces them three wide for 10th and he’s flying to the front.
Daniel Hemric wins stage one at Texas Motor Speedway!
Texas Motor Speedway Results (Stage 1) : 1. Daniel Hemric; 2. Justin Allgaier; 3. Austin Hill; 4. Noah Gragson; 5. AJ Allmendinger; 6. Josh Berry; 7. John Hunter Nemechek; 8. Ryan Sieg; 9. Ty Gibbs; 10. Kyle Weatherman;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 45 (46-90 / 200)
Hemric leads the leaders to the pit lane. Noah Gragson will return to the pit lane despite the fact he just pitted with a loose wheel. John Hunter Nemechek stays out and cycles to the race lead with Ty Gibbs on the outside row.
Green flag on stage two, Nemechek leads Gibbs off turn two.
Lap 54, Gibbs has a run on Nemechek into turn one. Nemechek blocks the inside and Gibbs drives right by on the outside to take over the race lead!
Lap 56, Nemechek has a run off turn two. He dives to the inside in turn three and Nemechek returns to the lead.
Lap 64, Gragson has climbed to 4th but he’s still complaining about a vibration.
Lap 78, David Starr is in the wall and the caution is out. Jeremy Clements has lost power under caution he gets a push back to the pit lane.
Nemechek leads Gibbs, Gragson and most of the leaders to the pit lane. Gragson wins the race to the pit exit. Gragson restarts 4th as Allmendinger and Hemric take over the front row.
Pit Penalty: Josh Berry will drop to the rear.
Green, Allmendinger and Hemric run sude by side into turn one. Hemric gets loose off turn two and Allmendinger leads.
4 to go in stage two, Akinori Ogata spins, no caution.
AJ Allmendinger wins stage two at Texas Motor Speedway!
Texas Motor Speedway Results (Stage 2) : 1. AJ Allmendinger; 2. Noah Gragson; 3. John Hunter Nemechek; 4. Daniel Hemric; 5. Ty Gibbs; 6. Austin Hill; 7. Justin Allgaier; 8. Ryan Sieg; 9. Brandon Jones; 10. Sam Mayer;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 110 (91-100 / 200)
Allmendinger, Hemric and others head for the pit lane. Gragson and Nemechek cycle back to the front row.
Green flag on stage three, Gragson leads Nemechek off turn two.
Lap 105, Ogata spins for the second time, caution.
Penalty: nick Sanchez hit the choose box and he’ll drop to the rear.
Green, Gragson clears Nemechek before turn one. Brandon Brown cuts acorss the nose of AJ Allmendinger down the backstretch and they both spin in front of the field! Landon Cassill and Ryan Sieg are collected and the caution is back out.
Green, Austin Hill drives inside of Gragson and Nemechek to make it three wide for the race lead into turn one! Nemechek gets too high off turn two and he’s sideways. Allgaier has nowhere to go and he drives right into Nemechek. Allgaier slams the outside wall. Brandon Jones, Daniel Hemric, Brennan Poole, Joe Graf Jr, Mason Massey and others are collected.
Green, Gragson and Hill run side by side into turn one. Hill gets loose and nearly tags the wall off turn two, Gragson leads. Garrett Smithley is in the wall behind them, caution.
Green, Gragson leads as Hill and Gibbs run side by side for 2nd, Gibbs wins that battle.
45 to go
45 to go, Gragson leads Hill by 3.5 seconds but he hits the pit lane. Ty Gibbs follows him from 3rd.
32 to go, AJ Allmendinger leads with 54 laps on his tires, Jeb Burton runs 5th with 40 laps on his tires. Gragson is currently a lap down in 10th, the first with fresh tires.
18 to go, Allmendinger pits from the race lead for 2 new tires. Jeb Burton takes over the lead. Gragson runs 3rd, 4 seconds back.
12 to go, Gragson has caught the bumper of Burton. Gragson drives right by on the inside off turn four, Gragson returns to the lead.
7 to go, Gragson leads Austin Hill by 1.5 seconds.
Noah Gragson wins at Texas Motor Speedway!
Texas Motor Speedway
September 24, 2022
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Pos | Driver
1. Noah Gragson
2. Austin Hill
3. Ty Gibbs
4. AJ Allmendinger
5. Riley Herbst
6. Josh Berry
7. Sheldon Creed
8. Sam Mayer
9. Ryan Sieg
10. CJ McLaughlin
11. Nicholas Sanchez
12. Bayley Currey
13. Stefan Parsons
14. Tommy Joe Martins
15. Jeb Burton
16. Matt Mills
17. Alex Labbe
18. Joe Graf Jr
19. Anthony Alfredo
20. Myatt Snider
21. Parker Retzlaff
22. Kyle Weatherman
23. Garrett Smithley
24. Brandon Brown
25. Joey Gase
26. Josh Williams
27. Brandon Jones
28. John Hunter Nemechek
29. Justin Allgaier
30. Daniel Hemric
31. Brennan Poole
32. Mason Massey
33. Landon Cassill
34. JJ Yeley
35. Akinori Ogata
36. Jeremy Clements
37. David Starr
38. Jeffrey Earnhardt
NASCAR Xfinity Series
After: Race 1 of 3 (Round of 12)
1. Noah Gragson
1 Win (In Round)
2. AJ Allmendinger
3. Ty Gibbs
4. Austin Hill
5. Josh Berry
6. Justin Allgaier
7. Sam Mayer
8. Ryan Sieg
— Round of 8 (Cutline) —
9. Riley Herbst
10. Daniel Hemric
11. Brandon Jones
12. Jeremy Clements