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Richmond Raceway

Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 Results

September 12th, 2020

RESULTS

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FINAL STATUS

LAPS COMPLETED

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POINTS

PLAYOFF POINTS

1

Justin Allgaier

7 |

14

Running

250

135

53

6

2

Jeb Burton

8 |

21

Running

250

12

46

0

3

Ross Chastain

10 |

11

Running

250

58

51

1

4

Harrison Burton

20 |

15

Running

250

0

45

0

5

Noah Gragson

9 |

8

Running

250

16

43

0

6

Justin Haley

11 |

13

Running

250

0

48

0

7

Michael Annett

1 |

9

Running

250

0

35

0

8

Brandon Jones

19 |

2

Running

250

16

29

0

9

Kaz Grala

21 |

7

Running

250

0

30

0

10

Austin Cindric

22 |

12

Running

250

0

32

0

11

Brandon Brown

68 |

16

Running

250

0

26

0

12

Alex Labbe

36 |

20

Running

250

0

25

0

13

Matt Mills

5 |

3

Running

250

0

24

0

14

Jeffrey Earnhardt

0 |

23

Running

250

0

23

0

15

Ryan Sieg

39 |

4

Running

249

0

24

0

16

Chase Briscoe

98 |

5

Running

249

13

28

0

17

Jeremy Clements

51 |

17

Running

249

0

20

0

18

Brett Moffitt

02 |

10

Running

249

0

0

0

19

Bayley Currey

74 |

25

Running

249

0

0

0

20

Kyle Weatherman

47 |

30

Running

248

0

17

0

21

Mason Massey

78 |

28

Running

248

0

16

0

22

Stephen Leicht

13 |

35

Running

247

0

15

0

23

Joey Gase

07 |

18

Running

247

0

14

0

24

BJ McLeod

6 |

26

Running

247

0

13

0

25

Josh Williams

92 |

19

Running

247

0

12

0

26

Tommy Joe Martins

44 |

1

Running

247

0

11

0

27

Joe Graf Jr

08 |

22

Running

247

0

10

0

28

Chad Finchum

61 |

33

Running

246

0

9

0

29

Kody Vanderwal

52 |

32

Running

246

0

8

0

30

Dexter Bean

90 |

31

Running

246

0

7

0

31

Myatt Snider

93 |

27

Running

246

0

6

0

32

Vinnie Miller

99 |

34

Running

245

0

5

0

33

Jesse Little

4 |

24

Running

244

0

4

0

34

Riley Herbst

18 |

6

Accident

227

0

11

0

35

Colby Howard

15 |

29

Accident

140

0

2

0

36

Timmy Hill

66 |

36

Fuel Pump

56

0

0

0

  • #1 | LEADER

    Justin Allgaier

    #1

    LEADER

    Justin Allgaier

    7|

  • #2 | 2.185

    Jeb Burton

    #2

    2.185

    Jeb Burton

    8|

  • #3 | 2.311

    Ross Chastain

    #3

    2.311

    Ross Chastain

    10|

Justin Allgaier sweeps Xfinity Series doubleheader at Richmond

The difference in his race was like night and day, but Justin Allgaier proved himself tops again — winning Saturday afternoon‘s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond Raceway answering a hard-fought victory Friday night and sweeping the Xfinity Series weekend doubleheader.

Allgaier‘s No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet essentially dominated the afternoon leading a race best 135 of the 250 laps and holding off his teammate Jeb Burton by a healthy 2.185 seconds for his third win of the season. It is the 14th victory of the 34-year-old Illinois native‘s career, and Allgaier’s 770 total laps led in 2020 are the most of any driver this season.

“I knew how good our car was all day,” Allgaier said. “I knew at the end there, I knew we had speed, I knew when we needed to go we could, I just didn‘t know how fast. My teammate Jeb Burton did a fantastic job on that last restart, just so proud of these guys.”

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The runner-up showing for Burton is a career-best effort in the series. Ross Chastain finished third followed by Burton‘s 19-year-old cousin Harrison Burton in fourth and Chastain‘s Kaulig Racing teammate Justin Haley in fifth.

Allgaier‘s JR Motorsports teammates Noah Gragson and Michael Annett were sixth and seventh, followed by Brandon Jones, Kaz Grala and Austin Cindric, who clinched the Xfinity Series Regular Season Championship with his effort. He receives a 15-point bonus for his season-long work when the series playoffs begin, Sept. 26 in Las Vegas.

“Wish we would have been able to do more with the Penske PPG Ford Mustang today,” said Cindric, whose five race wins in 2020 is a single season career-best.

“We sat down as a team at the beginning of the year and wrote down our top three goals — I‘m not a big proponent of setting goals, but if we were going to put something on paper, my number one was winning the regular-season championship.

“Maybe at the beginning of the year or on the outside looking in that was a lofty goal, but we had a lot of speed and a lot of fight and really proud of that effort.”

Chastain‘s third-place run gave him back-to-back top-five efforts at Richmond, but still keeps the Kaulig Racing driver winless with only next weekend‘s regular-season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway remaining to notch a trophy before the seven-race playoff run.

He kept Allgaier honest in both races and was a front-runner all afternoon — his 58 laps out front second only to Allgaier‘s effort. And they each won a stage — Allgaier the first stage and Chastain, the second. But neither Chastain nor Jeb Burton was able to wrestle the lead from Allgaier during a long green flag run after the second stage nor on a restart with 13 laps remaining following an incident with Riley Herbst and Brandon Brown.

Brown was able to continue and scored an impressive 11th-place finish — good enough to keep him 49 points ahead of 17th-place finisher Jeremy Clements in a duel for the 12th and final Xfinity Series Playoff position. Brown hopes to hold on to his 49-point advantage over Clements next Friday in the regular-season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway, the Food City 300 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Note: There were no issues in post-race inspection in the NASCAR Xfinity Series garage.