Kyle Larson won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 19th Annual Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway

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Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winnning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

Starting from 7. Car 42 Kyle Larson ENEOS Chevrolet won the 19th Annual Service King 300, his 6th win in 94 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 2017. This is his 2nd win & 5th Top 10 finish in 5 races at Auto Club Speedway. 2nd Place Car 22 Joey Logano America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford, started from pole posted his 9th Top 10 finish in 9 races at Auto Club Speedway. It is his 2nd Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Car 18 Kyle Busch NOS Energy Drink Toyota, started from 16th place posted his 15th Top 10 finish in 18 races at Auto Club Speedway.

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Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

4th Place Car 20 Erik Jones Game Stop/Nyko Mini Boss Toyota, started from 3rd place. 5th Place Car 9 William Byron Axalta/DuraCoat Chevrolet, started from 6th place was the highest finishing rookie & the 1st driver to get points. 6th Place Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Leidos Ford, started from 10th place followed by 7th place Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet, started from 14th place. 8th Place Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, started from 13th place followed by 9th place Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet, started from 20th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 3 Ty Dillon Ruud Chevrolet in 10th place, started from 9th place. Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 17 points over William Byron #.

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford, takes the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

The race had 7 Cautions for 43 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 30 for Car 19 Matt Tifft Surface Sunscreen/Tunity/Braingear Toyota Spin Turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 37 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 3rd Caution on lap 72 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 83 for Debris on Frontstretch. 5th Caution on lap 96 for Car 2 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevrolet, Car 20 Erik Jones Game Stop/Nyko Mini Boss Toyota Crash on Frontstretch. 6th Caution on lap 108 for Car 00 Cole Custer Haas Automation Ford, Car 39 Ryan Sieg Speedway Children’s Charities Chevrolet Crash on Turn 1. 7th Caution on lap 142 Car 33 Brandon Jones Chevrolet Truck Month Chevrolet Crash on Turn 2.

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Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 BRANDT Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

The race had 18 Lead Changes among 6 drivers: J. Logano(i) 1-31; J. Clements 32-33; K. Busch(i) 34-41; K. Larson(i) 42-48; K. Busch(i) 49-72; J. Logano(i) 73; K. Busch(i) 74-77; J. Logano(i) 78-87; K. Busch (i) 88-90; J. Logano(i) 91-96; R. Black Jr. 97; K. Busch(i) 98-103; W. Byron # 104; K. Larson(i) 105-107; K. Busch(i) 108-117; J. Logano(i) 118-138; K. Larson(i) 139-142; J. Logano(i) 143; K. Larson(i) 144-150.

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

Stages:
Stage 1: 18,1,42,20,9,3,48,00,2,21
Stage 2: 18,22,20,42,1,3,2,00,48,9

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William Byron, driver of the #9 Axalta/DuraCoat Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 25, 2017 in Fontana, California.

Kyle Larson came back from a pit lane speeding penalty to win with a Margin of Victory: 0.127 Seconds over Joey Logano. Logano Also had to work his way through the field after his team had his
jack fail in the pits, causing him to lose positions.
NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 5
Unofficial Race Results for the 19Th Annual Service King 300 – Saturday, March 25, 2017
Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA – 2 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 150 Laps – 300 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 7. Car 42 Kyle Larson(i) ENEOS Chevrolet 150 Running
2. 1. Car 22 Joey Logano(i) America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford 150 Running
3. 16. Car 18 Kyle Busch(i) NOS Energy Drink Toyota 150 Running
4. 3. Car 20 Erik Jones(i) Game Stop/Nyko Mini Boss Toyota 150 Running
5. 6. Car 9 William Byron # Axalta/DuraCoat Chevrolet 150 Running
6. 10. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Leidos Ford 150 Running
7. 14. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet 150 Running
8. 13. Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet 150 Running
9. 20. Car 7 Justin Allgaier BRANDT Chevrolet 150 Running
10. 9. Car 3 Ty Dillon(i) Ruud Chevrolet 150 Running
11. 2. Car 21 Daniel Hemric # Blue Gate Bank Chevrolet 150 Running
12. 11. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 150 Running
13. 17. Car 5 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 150 Running
14. 19. Car 98 Casey Mears GEICO Military Ford 150 Running
15. 15. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes Ford 150 Running
16. 23. Car 14 JJ Yeley Superior Essex Toyota 150 Running
17. 22. Car 19 Matt Tifft # Surface Sunscreen/Tunity/Braingear Toyota 150 Running
18. 26. Car 24 Corey LaJoie(i) Youtheory Toyota 150 Running
19. 18. Car 23 Spencer Gallagher # Allegiant Airlines Chevrolet 150 Running
20. 21. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField United Toyota 150 Running
21. 25. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Speedway Children’s Charities Chevrolet 150 Running
22. 28. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 150 Running
23. 27. Car 78 BJ McLeod Chevrolet 150 Running
24. 33. Car 99 David Starr Striping Technology Chevrolet 150 Running
25. 34. Car 90 Martin Roy Cote/Gamache Truck Center Chevrolet 150 Running
26. 30. Car 0 Garrett Smithley teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 150 Running
27. 31. Car 07 Ray Black Jr. Scuba Life Chevrolet 150 Running
28. 37. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life California Chevrolet 150 Running
29. 32. Car 8 Jeff Green Chevrolet 150 Running
30. 36. Car 13 Timmy Hill CrashClaimsR.us Chevrolet 150 Running
31. 29. Car 01 Harrison Rhodes teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 150 Running
32. 8. Car 33 Brandon Jones Chevrolet Truck Month Chevrolet 149 Running
33. 12. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet 148 Running
34. 40. Car 74 Mike Harmon SupportMilitary.org Dodge 146 Running
35. 4. Car 00 Cole Custer # Haas Automation Ford 106 Accident
36. 5. Car 2 Paul Menard(i) Richmond/Menards Chevrolet 94 Accident
37. 24. Car 4 Ross Chastain Florida Watermelon Association Chevrolet 81 Accident
38. 39. Car 40 Brandon Hightower Legacy Construction Dodge 72 Transmission
39. 38. Car 97 Stephen Leicht Obaika Racing Chevrolet 12 Vibration
40. 35. Car 93 Jordan Anderson(i) RSS Racing Chevrolet 3 Electrical

Race Comments: Kyle Larson won the Service King 300, his sixth NASCAR XFINITY Series victory. Prior to the green flag to start the race, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: No. 01 (Crew Chief Missed Driver/Crew Chief Meeting). Failed to Qualify: N/A

Caution Flags: 7 for 43 laps. Lead Changes: 18 among 6 drivers.

Coors Light Pole Award: Joey Logano, #22 182.556 mph. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush-Yates Engines, #22. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18. Sunoco Rookie of the Race:
William Byron, #9.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Apr. 8, 2017 – Texas Motor Speedway

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