Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway
NASCAR Cup Series and XFINITY Series completed at different roadway courses over the weekend. On Saturday, the NXS checked out the 13-turn 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Vehicle Course and on Sunday, the Cup groups were active at California’s 2.520-mile, 12-turn Sonoma Raceway. Kyle Larson won his second successive Cup race in Sunday’s occasion. The Outdoor Camping World Truck Series returns on June 12th at Texas Motor Speedway. The current outcomes and upcoming scheduled occasions for the NASCAR feeder series are likewise consisted of listed below along with information on all tracks pointed out in this column.
NASCAR Cup Series (NCS)
Sun, Jun 6, Toyota / Conserve Mart 350 – Sonoma Raceway – 90 laps (+2 laps OT).
– No practice or certifying. NASCAR’s certifying metric set the beginning lineup for Sunday’s occasion at Sonoma Raceway based upon race surfaces, point standings and fastest race laps. This positioned Kyle Larson (#5 Chevrolet Camaro) P1 on the beginning grid. Chase Elliott (#9 Chevrolet Camaro) finished the front row in the P2 area. #24 William Byron, #11 Denny Hamlin, #18 Kyle Busch, #3 Austin Dillon, #48 Alex Bowman, #4 Kevin Harvick, #2 Brad Keselowski and #8 Tyler Reddick formed the remainder of the top-10 because order. Did not make the 40-car field: Nobody, just 37 entries.
– Kyle Larson scored his 9th triumph in 239 NCS races. This is his 3rd triumph and 11th top-10 surface in 2021. It is his first triumph and second top-10 surface in 7 races at Sonoma. Chase Elliott (second) published his 3rd top-10 surface in 5 races at Sonoma and his 10th top-10 surface in 2021. Martin Truex Jr. (3rd) published his sixth top-10 surface in 15 Sonoma races. Chase Briscoe (17th) was the greatest ending up Sunoco Novice of the Year (ROTY) competitor.
– NCS points leader: Denny Hamlin by 47 points over Kyle Larson.
– TOP-16 NCS Playoff Competitors (G/L):
1. Denny Hamlin
2. Kyle Larson
3. Chase Elliott 1
4. William Byron -1
5. Joey Logano
6. Martin Truex Jr.
7. Kyle Busch 1
8. Ryan Blaney -1
9. Kevin Harvick
10. Brad Keselowski
11. Alex Bowman 1
12. Austin Dillon -1
13. Tyler Reddick
14. Chris Buescher
15. Christopher Bell
16. Michael McDowell
– Next: Sun, Jun 13, “All-Star Race” at Texas Motor Speedway (No points made. Simply for money and bragging rights.)
NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS)
Sat, Jun 5, B&L Transportation 170 – Mid-Ohio Sports Vehicle Course – 75 laps (+3 laps OT).
– No practice or certifying. NASCAR’s certifying metric set the beginning lineup for Saturday’s occasion at Mid-Ohio based upon race surfaces, point standings and fastest race laps. This positioned Austin Cindric (#22 Ford Mustang) P1 on the beginning grid. Ty Gibbs (#54 Toyota Supra) finished the front row in the P2 area. #20 Harrison Burton, #10 Jeb Burton, #7 Justin Allgaier, #68 Brandon Brown, #19 Brandon Jones, #51 Jeremy Clements, #98 Riley Herbst and #11 Justin Haley formed the remainder of the top-10 because order. 42 automobiles went into for the 40-car field: #13 David Starr and #77 Dillon Bassett did not make the race.
– AJ Allmendinger (#16 Chevrolet Camaro) scored his 7th triumph in 40 NXS races. This is his second triumph and 8th top-10 surface in 2021 and his second triumph and 3rd top-three surface in 3 races at Mid-Ohio. Justin Haley (second) published his second top-10 surface in 2 Mid-Ohio races and his 8th top-10 surface in 2021. Ty Gibbs (3rd), the greatest ending up ROTY competitor, published his sixth top-five surface this season. Polesitter Austin Cindric led a race-high 30 laps and completed the 78-lap race in 14th location.
– NXS points leader: Austin Cindric by 96 points over AJ Allmendinger.
– TOP-12 NXS Playoff Contenders (G/L):
1. Austin Cindric
2. AJ Allmendinger 1
3. Daniel Hemric 1
4. Harrison Burton -2
5. Jeb Burton 1
6. Justin Haley 1
7. Justin Allgaier -2
8. Brandon Jones 3
9. Jeremy Clements -1
10. Michael Annett 2
11. Noah Gragson -2
12. Myatt Snider -2
– Next: Sat, Jun 12, Alsco Uniforms 250 – Texas Motor Speedway – 200 laps.
NASCAR Outdoor Camping World Truck Series (NTS)
– NTS points leader: John Hunter Nemechek by 44 points over Ben Rhodes.
– TOP-10 NTS Playoff Competitors (G/L):
1. John Hunter Nemechek
2. Ben Rhodes
3. Austin Hill 1
4. Sheldon Creed -1
5. Todd Gilliland
6. Zane Smith 2
7. Matt Crafton -1
8. Stewart Friesen 1
9. Grant Enfinger -2
10. Carson Hocevar
– Next: Sat, Jun 12, SpeedyCash.com 220 – Texas Motor Speedway – 134 laps.
NASCAR Feeder Series
ARCA Menards Series:
Fri, Jun 4, Dawn 150 – Mid-Ohio Sports Vehicle Course – 42 laps.
Winner: Ty Gibbs – P1: Corey Heim – Points Leader: Ty Gibbs
Next: Fri, Jun 25, General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 – Pocono Raceway – 80 laps.
ARCA Menards East:
Fri, Might 14, General Tire 125 – Dover International Speedway – 125 laps.
Winner: Ty Gibbs – P1: Ty Gibbs – Points Leader: Sammy Smith
Next: Sat, Jun 12, North Carolina 200 – Southern National Motorsports Park – 200 laps.
ARCA Menards West:
Sat, Jun 5, General Tire 125 – Sonoma Raceway – 50 laps (+1 laps OT).
Winner: Chase Briscoe – P1: Jake Drew – Points Leader: Todd Souza
Next: Sat, Jul 3, NAPA Vehicle Components 150 – Irwindale Speedway – 150 laps.
Whelen Modified Trip:
Sat. May 29, Jennerstown Salutes 150 – Jennerstown Speedway – 150 laps.
Winner: Justin Bonsignore – P1: Justin Bonsignore – Points Leader: Eric Goodale
Next: Sat. Jun 12, Steel Palace 150 – Oswego Speedway – 150 laps.
Season-opener held off due to the continuous pandemic. NASCAR’s objective is to run a complete champion season with a minimum of 10 races, possibly beginning in August. An upgraded schedule will be launched when settled.
Peak Mexico Series:
Sun, Might 23 at Tuxtla Gutierrez in Chiapas, Mexico.
Winner: Salvador De Alba Jr. – Points Leader: Salvador De Alba Jr.
Next: Sun, Jun 19 at Autodromo del Ecocentro de la Union Ganadera in Queretaro, Mexico.
Autodromo del Ecocentro de la Union Ganadera – 0.79-mile oval – Queretaro
Dover International Speedway – 1-mile concrete oval – Dover, Delaware
Irwindale Speedway – 0.5-mile oval – Irwindale, California
Jennerstown Speedway – 0.522-mile oval – Jennerstown, Pennsylvania
Mid-Ohio Sports Vehicle Course – 2.258-mile 13-turn roadway course – Lexington, Ohio
Oswego Speedway – 0.625-mile oval – Oswego, New York City
Pocono Raceway – 2.5-mile tri-oval – Long Pond, Pennsylvania
Sonoma Raceway – 2.520-mile, 12-turn roadway course – Sonoma, California
Southern National Motorsports Park – 0.4-mile oval – Lucama, North Carolina
Super Ovalo Chiapas – 0.75-mile tri-oval – Tuxtla Gutierrez
Texas Motor Speedway – 1.5-mile quad-oval – Fort Worth, Texas
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.