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Results, point standings after Xfinity Series race at Kansas

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Brandon Jones used a last-lap pass in overtime to win Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.

It’s his second win of the year and his second Xfinity Series win at Kansas Speedway.

The top five was completed by Austin Cindric, Harrison Burton, Ryan Sieg and Ross Chastain.

Click here for the race results.

Point standings

Brandon Brown continues to hold the last playoff spot in 12th.

He has a 32-point advantage over Jeremy Clements.

Click here for the point standings.

Brandon Jones gets Xfinity win in overtime with last-lap pass

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Brandon Jones won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway in an overtime finish with a last-lap pass of Austin Cindric.

There were two attempts at an overtime finish. On the last attempt, Jones restarted seventh.

Jones snapped Cindric’s three race win streak and claimed his second victory of year. Cindric had dominated the race, leading 131 of 175 laps and sweeping the first two stages.

The top five was completed by Cindric, Harrison Burton, Ryan Sieg and Ross Chastain.

More: Race results, point standings

“We’re never out of this thing, that’s what I love about these guys,” Jones told NBCSN. “We keep our head in the game, we don’t get excited during these races. We continue to make changes. My feedback I think was pretty good. It’s been a long two days, I feel exhausted and obviously the heat is big here. Looking forward to celebrating with these guys and it feels great to be back in victory lane.”

Jones competed in three of the weekend’s NASCAR races at Kansas, including the Truck Series doubleheader.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s victory followed a seventh-place finish at Texas. Before that he had failed to finish four consecutive races.

“This just shows that we’ve still been running good,” Jones said. “Every time we haven’t finished a race or something has happened, we’ve been taken out or we’ve had mechanical failure. Just goes to show the speed.”

Burton had taken the lead with 10 laps to go in the scheduled distance after Cindric slapped the wall exiting Turn 2.

But the caution came out four laps later when Joe Graf Jr. got into the wall exiting Turn 4.

The leaders pit and Sieg stayed out. Cindric was first off pit road, beating Burton and Chastain.

Sieg kept the lead until the caution came out for a Jesse Little spin in Turn 2, forcing the second restart attempt.

STAGE 1: Austin Cindric

STAGE 2: Austin Cindric

WHO HAD A GOOD RACE: Ryan Sieg’s move to stay out of the pits in overtime led to his third top-five finish of the season, a career-best … Kaz Grala finished 13th in his first NASCAR start since last year.

WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Myatt Snider finished 22nd. He started the race in the garage due to a fuel pressure problem. … Noah Gragson was never in contention and finished 15th, one lap down. His last pit stop was marred by him nearly leaving pit road with equipment still attached to his car … Chase Briscoe 14th after he got into the wall on the final overtime restart.

WHAT’S NEXT: Xfinity race at Road America Noon ET Aug. 8 on NBCSN.

Saturday Truck starting lineup at Kansas

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Chase Purdy will start on the pole for Saturday’s Truck race at Kansas Speedway, the second race in a doubleheader weekend for the series.

The top 15 finishers from Friday’s Truck race were inverted for the start of Saturday’s race. Purdy finished 15th on Friday, putting him on the pole for Saturday’s event. Brandon Jones is on the front row with Purdy.

The race also marks the return of Travis Pastrana, who is making his first series start since 2017. He’s driving in the Truck that Ross Chastain raced Friday night. Pastrana will start at the rear of the 38-truck field for the driver change.

TO THE REAR: 

Backup trucks: Sheldon Creed (was to have started 8th), Stewart Friesen (27th), Spencer Davis (29th), Jordan Anderson (30th)

Transmission change: Ty Majeski (5th)

Driver change: Tyler Hill for Timmy Hill (19th), Kevin Donahue in 00 for Dawson Cram (25th), Travis Pastrana for Ross Chastain (34th), Ryan Huff for Kevin Donahue in 33 (38th)

Click here for Truck starting lineup

 

NASCAR Truck Series at Kansas 

Race Time: 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday

Track: Kansas Speedway; Kansas City, Kansas (1.5-mile speedway)

Length: 134 laps (201 miles)

Stages: Stage 1 ends Lap 30. Stage 2 ends Lap 60

TV coverage: FS1

Radio: Motor Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Streaming: Fox Sports app (subscription required); mrn.com and SiriusXM for audio (subscription required)

Next Cup race: August 2 at New Hampshire (301 laps, 318.4 miles) 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Next Xfinity race: Saturday at Kansas (167 laps, 250.5 miles) 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Austin Hill wins Friday night Truck race at Kansas

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Points leader Austin Hill secured a playoff spot by winning Friday night’s NASCAR Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway for his first victory of the season.

“It’s just a big relief to be locked into the playoffs, just to have that momentum going forward,” Hill said after his fifth career series victory.

Hill led 65 of the race’s 134 laps. Brett Moffitt finished second and was followed by Grant Enfinger, Matt Crafton and rookie Derek Kraus. With the top-five finish, Kraus moved into what would be the last playoff spot. He leads Tyler Ankrum for that spot by four points after Ankrum fell out of a playoff spot with his 33rd-place finish.

The top 15 finishers will be inverted for the start of Saturday’s race at Kansas Speedway (1:30 p.m. ET on FS1).

STAGE 1 WINNER: Brett Moffitt

STAGE 2 WINNER: Austin Hill

WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Tyler Ankrum had to go to the garage early because of brake problems after he had a right rear tire go down. He returned to the race 22 laps down. Ankrum finished 33rd. … Ross Chastain, who won last year’s Truck race at Kansas, had to pit twice for flat tires under green. Chastain finished 34th.

NEXT: The series races the second half of the weekend doubleheader at Kansas at 1:30 p.m. ET on FS1.

Look who is back in NASCAR for a race…

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Travis Pastrana, the founder of the Nitro Circus franchise, will make his return to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series on Saturday at Kansas Speedway. It will mark his first Truck start since 2017.

Pastrana is scheduled to drive the No. 40 Niece Motorsports truck Saturday. Ross Chastain will drive the truck in Friday night’s race at Kansas. Chastain will compete in Saturday’s Xfinity race at Kansas and skip the Truck race earlier that day.

MORE: Kansas Speedway weekend schedule 

The action sports star ran the full Xfinity season in 2013 for Roush Fenway Racing. Pasrana ran 42 races in that series and three Truck races in his career.

Pastrana announced his return on Instagram and the team confirmed the change.