Kyle Larson won the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 05: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Starting from 5th place Car 42 Kyle Larson ENEOS Chevrolet won the 12th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, his 5th win in 90 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 2nd win & 13th Top 10 finish in 2016. This is his 1st win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 7 races at Texas Motor Speedway. 2nd Place Car 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford, starting from pole posted his 14th Top 10 finish in 18 races at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his 11th Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Place Car 88 Kevin Harvick Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet, starting from 9th place posted his 16th Top 10 finish in 19 races at Texas Motor Speedway.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 05: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 ENEOS Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

4th Place Car 20 Erik Jones GameStop/Call of Duty Toyota, starting from 2nd place was the highest finishing Chase driver and rookie. 5th Place Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota, starting from 4th place followed by 6th place Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet, starting from 8th place. 7th Place Car 2 Austin Dillon Rheem/Emerson Chevrolet, starting from 7th place followed by 8th place Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, starting from 10th place. 9th Place Car 18 Matt Tifft NOS Energy Drink Toyota, starting from 3rd place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 7 Justin Allgaier (C) Dirty Mo Radio/Axalta Chevrolet, in 10th place, starting from 6th place.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 05: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race had 5 Cautions for 22 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 10 for Car 13 Brandon Hightower Timmons Truck Center Dodge spin turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 72 for Car 07 Ray Black Jr Scuba Life Chevrolet spin turn 4. 3rd Caution on lap 92 for Debris backstretch. 4th Caution on lap 135 for Car 14 Matt DiBenedetto Superior Essex Toyota accident turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 167 for Fluid on track from Car 13 Brandon Hightower Timmons Truck Center Dodge.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 05: Darrell Wallace Jr, driver of the #6 Leidos Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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Darrell Wallace Jr, driver of the #6 Leidos Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race 5 Lead Changes among 4 drivers: Lap Leaders: B. Keselowski(i) 0; E. Jones (C) # 1-23; B. Keselowski(i) 24-48; B. Poole # 49-50; B. Keselowski(i) 51-170; K. Larson(i) 171-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): B. Keselowski(i) 2 times for 145 laps; K. Larson(i) 1 time for 30 laps; E. Jones (C) # 1 time for 23 laps; B. Poole # 1 time for 2 laps.

Top 10 in Points: D. Suarez (C) – 3,075; E. Sadler (C) – 3,074; E. Jones # (C) – 3,065; B. Koch (C) – 3,059; J. Allgaier (C) – 3,058; R. Reed (C) – 3,054; D. Wallace Jr (C) – 3,039; B. Gaughan (C) – 3,036; B. Poole # – 2,148; T. Dillon – 2,139.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 05: Daniel Suarez, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, pits during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

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Daniel Suarez, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, pits during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 5, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Kyle Larson held off Brad Keselowski to the checkered flag with a Margin of Victory: 0.385 Seconds. Larson said “I love seeing Elliott Sadler behind me on the restarts. He’s really good at taking off and pushing. He helped me win Pocono earlier this year, and he helped me win this one. I was just really tight on the short runs in traffic there, but once I got to clean air, I was like, ‘Oh, man, I’m loose,’ and I got nervous and got to the top just in time to get rolling. I actually got loose over the bumps and hit the wall in (Turn) 1. But I had a big enough gap when I hit the wall that he wasn’t able to get to me.”

2016-nov-4-317754NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 31
Unofficial Race Results for the 12Th Annual O’reilly Auto Parts Challenge
– Saturday, November 5, 2016
Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX – 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 300 Miles

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 5. Car 42 Kyle Larson(i) ENEOS Chevrolet 200 Running
2. 1. Car 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Ford 200 Running
3. 9. Car 88 Kevin Harvick(i) Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet 200 Running
4. 2. Car 20 Erik Jones # (C) GameStop/Call of Duty Toyota 200 Running
5. 4. Car 19 Daniel Suarez (C) ARRIS Toyota 200 Running
6. 8. Car 1 Elliott Sadler (C) OneMain Chevrolet 200 Running
7. 7. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem/Emerson Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 10. Car 48 Brennan Poole # DC Solar Chevrolet 200 Running
9. 3. Car 18 Matt Tifft(i) NOS Energy Drink Toyota 200 Running
10. 6. Car 7 Justin Allgaier (C) Dirty Mo Radio/Axalta Chevrolet 200 Running
11. 18. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr (C) Leidos Ford 200 Running
12. 13. Car 16 Ryan Reed (C) Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford 200 Running
13. 14. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Aries Well Service Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 12. Car 11 Blake Koch (C) LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 200 Running
15. 16. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan (C) South Point Chevrolet 200 Running
16. 17. Car 3 Ty Dillon Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 200 Running
17. 20. Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota 200 Running
18. 21. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 199 Running
19. 11. Car 33 Brandon Jones # South Point Chevrolet 199 Running
20. 19. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong Winfield Be Greater Toyota 199 Running
21. 15. Car 4 Ross Chastain Flex Seal Chevrolet 198 Running
22. 25. Car 01 Ryan Preece # Turnkey Construction/Turnkey Charities Chevrolet 197 Running
23. 23. Car 24 Corey LaJoie Youtheory Toyota 196 Running
24. 26. Car 93 David Starr Massimo Motors Chevrolet 196 Running
25. 27. Car 0 Garrett Smithley # ETC Custom Truck Accessories Chevrolet 196 Running
26. 30. Car 15 Clint King Warehouse Design Inc Ford 196 Running
27. 24. Car 07 Ray Black Jr # Scuba Life Chevrolet 194 Running
28. 28. Car 78 BJ McLeod # Ford 193 Running
29. 29. Car 25 Austin Theriault(i) Advanced Communications Group Chevrolet 192 Running
30. 35. Car 90 Martin Roy Gamache Truck Center Chevrolet 190 Running
31. 34. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life Texas Chevrolet 190 Running
32. 36. Car 74 Mike Harmon Fallen Soldiers March Dodge 185 Running
33. 38. Car 97 Ryan Ellis VroomBrands Chevrolet 185 Running
34. 40. Car 77 Matt Waltz VroomBrands Chevrolet 184 Running
35. 37. Car 13 Brandon Hightower Timmons Truck Center Dodge 130 Engine
36. 22. Car 14 Matt DiBenedetto(i) Superior Essex Toyota 129 Accident
37. 32. Car 70 Dexter Stacey Abdito Vodka/E-hydrate Chevrolet 80 Handling
38. 39. Car 40 Timmy Hill(i) OCR Gaz Bar/TLC Vacations Toyota 24 Suspension
39. 33. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 19 Handling
40. 31. Car 10 Jeff Green Toyota 1 Brakes

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: No. 07 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 07 Mins, 40 Secs. Average Speed: 140.992 MPH. Margin of Victory: 0.385 Seconds.

Coors Light Pole Award: Brad Keselowski, #22 186.909 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Erik Jones, #20. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush-Yates Engines, #22. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Erik Jones, #20. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Erik Jones, #20.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Nov. 12, 2016 – Phoenix International Raceway

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