SONOMA, Calif. — Aric Almirola led the final 15 laps to win the inaugural Xfinity Series race at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday.
This is Almirola’s fourth win in the Xfinity Series.
MORE: Sonoma Xfinity Results
The first four were Cup drivers. AJ Allmendinger placed second. Kyle Larson, who won both stages, finished third. Ty Gibbs placed fourth. Parker Kligerman was the top regular in the Xfinity Series, finishing fifth.
MORE: Xfinity Points After Sonoma Race
John Hunter Nemechek is the points leader after Saturday’s race in Sonoma. He has a four-point lead over Austin Hill. Justin Allgaier is third in the standings, 25 points behind Nemechek after 14 races. Parker Kligerman’s fifth-place finish moved him from 14th in the standings to 12th, which would be the last playoff transfer spot. Twelve races remain until the playoffs.
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Sonoma Xfinity Results, Driver Points originally appeared on NBCSports.com