Brandon Jones took advantage of contact leaders Denny Hamlin and Ross Chastain had and took the lead with two laps to win Saturday’s Xfinity race at Darlington Raceway.
It is Jones’ third victory of the season and fourth of his career.
“What a fun day,” Jones said. “This was crazy.”
Chastain finished second for the fourth time this season. Ryan Sieg overcame damage in a Lap 2 accident and placed third and was followed by Riley Herbst and Hamlin. Noah Gragson overcame a spin to finish seventh.
Brandon Brown overcome damage in a multi-car crash on Lap 2 and went on to finish 17th and remain in the final transfer spot to the playoffs. Three races remain in the regular season.
Brown leads Jeremy Clements by 45 points heading into next weekend’s doubleheader at Richmond. Brown extended his lead on Clements by 13 points. Clements finished 32nd with after battling electrical issues.
Ross Chastain clinched a playoff spot with his second-place finish.