NASCAR Xfinity Series

Justin Allgaier disappointed by second place finish at Richmond (video)

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Justin Allgaier led 157 laps in Saturday’s Toyota Care 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

But Allgaier still came up short after Kyle Larson passed him before reaching the overtime line on the final lap before the caution flag waved.

Still, Allgaier finished second and earned his second Xfinity Dash 4 Cash $100,000 bonus, the second time he’s done so this season.

Sadler remains No. 1 in Xfinity standings; Allgaier climbs to 2nd, Byron drops to 3rd

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Elliott Sadler continues to lead the Xfinity Series standings after Saturday’s Toyota Care 250 at Richmond International Raceway.

Sadler leads Justin Allgaier by 41 points and has a 44-point edge over Xfinity rookie William Byron, who dropped from second to third place in the rankings after Saturday’s race. All three drivers drive for JR Motorsports, which continues to dominate this season thus far.

Daniel Hemric is 67 points back in fourth place, followed by Darrell Wallace (-84, fifth place), Ryan Reed (-97), Blake Koch (-105), Michael Annett (-109), Matt Tifft (-112) and Brennan Poole in 10th place (-115).

Click here for the full updated driver standings list.

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Race results from Toyota Care 250 Xfinity Series race at Richmond

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When Justin Allgaier slipped up slightly coming off Turn 2, Kyle Larson took advantage to pass and then go on to win the Toyota Care 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race in a last-lap burst at Richmond International Raceway.

Allgaier finished second, but had some comfort by winning the $100,000 Xfinity Dash 4 Cash bonus — the second time he’s done so this year. Daniel Hemric started from the pole and finished third.

Click here for full results of the Toyota Care 250.

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Daniel Hemric earns first career Xfinity Series pole at Richmond

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Daniel Hemric earned the pole Saturday morning for this afternoon’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway.

It was Hemric’s first career Xfinity Series pole.

Hemric covered the 0.75-mile oval at 117.981 mph, followed by Kyle Benjamin (117.888) — making his first career Xfinity start — Daniel Suarez (117.770), Austin Dillon (117.611) and Brennan Poole (117.580).

The Toyota Care 250 will start at 1 p.m. ET. It will be televised on Fox Sports 1.

Click here for the full qualifying results.

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Saturday’s NASCAR Cup, Xfinity schedule at Richmond

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Today is the midpoint of the racing weekend at Richmond International Raceway.

The NASCAR Cup Series will have two practice sessions, while the NASCAR Xfinity Series will have qualifying and then race in the Toyota Care 250.

Here’s how today’s schedule shapes up (all times are Eastern):

6:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cup garage open

9 – 9:55 a.m. – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

10:05 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1)

11:15 a.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

12:30 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

1 p.m. – Toyota Care 250; 250 laps/187.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)