Austin Cindric still his third consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Sequence steal Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway after Kyle Busch’s No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed submit-bustle inspection – the left rear on his automotive dominated too low.
The Crew Penske driver Cindric, who swept a doubleheader weekend at Kentucky Speedway final week, in the muse done much less than a second in the abet of Busch, however the finishing notify turned into once corrected to existing Cindric the winner and Xfinity Sequence championship leader Shuffle Briscoe the bustle runner-up.
Justin Allgaier, who led a bustle most attention-grabbing 98 of the 201 laps, rallied abet by the realm for a third-function stop after being penalized for a pit facet road exit violation with 30 laps final. The mix line penalty compelled him to rally from two laps down making his third function effort that a lot extra impressive.
Sunoco rookie Harrison Burton, a two-bustle winner in 2020 done fourth and Michael Annett turned into once fifth. Jeb Burton, Brandon Jones, Kaulig Racing teammates Justin Haley and Ross Chastain and Brandon Brown rounded out the dwell 10. It marks the ninth consecutive top-10 stop for Chastain and is Brown’s fourth top 10 of the season.
Cindric turned into once wearing a Texas winner’s custom white cowboy hat when he showed up for a second media video-convention availability Saturday after being formally declared the bustle winner. He conceded the Busch-DQ wasn’t how he cherished to steal races however victories are laborious to advance abet by at this level.
“Obviously expansive to win the Money Lion Ford Mustang in Victory Lane no topic the plan it happens,” Cindric said. “Salubrious parts day.”
Cindric – simplest the ninth driver in NASCAR Xfinity Sequence history to steal three straight races – said he turned into once tipped off to the likelihood of a change in finishing notify after walking out of his group transporter and noticed Busch’s automotive and group serene undergoing inspection in the storage.
“You might per chance well steal it heading in the suitable route and I if truth be told feel love we had a shot to protect out that this present day and per chance didn’t attain as well to we must possess and that’s what saved us out, however mercurial bustle cars and being in function, that’s what counts,” Cindric said.
And, the ace facet road direction racer laughed acknowledging that he now has extra NASCAR Xfinity Sequence oval wins (three) than facet road direction triumphs (two).
“I’ll take it,” he said. “It’s expansive to be ready to capitalize on mercurial bustle cars. I said that final week and I’ll enlighten that again. I didn’t mediate this weekend we were rather as merely as what we had in Kentucky however total being ready to urge up front all day and win expansive stage parts turned into once expansive and we’ve merely bought to protect building on that.”
Justin Allgaier, the motive force of the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet swept the hole two phases – the sixth time he’s done that in his profession. However he’s simplest turned that early bustle dominance correct into a victory one earlier time. And it turned into once now to no longer be on Saturday afternoon on story of of the leisurely bustle pit facet road penalty. It’s the second time this season he has led the most laps however now no longer earned the trophy. He led 156 laps at Bristol, Tenn. in June however done 18th.
The series races subsequent in the Kansas Lottery 250 at Kansas Speedway subsequent Saturday (5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
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