The winner of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway gained by daylight simply earlier than dusk in New England.
Extra importantly for him, this driver certified for the collection playoffs together with his first win in 2021.
Aric Almirola rallied to attain a shock victory Sunday within the Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301. He drove by rain early and an abbreviated Stage 3 late as NASCAR shortened the race due to approaching darkness.
Beneath is extra about Almirola’s win Sunday, plus the whole outcomes of the race.
Who gained the NASCAR race yesterday?
Aric Almirola, who got here into the race twenty seventh in factors, gave Stewart-Haas Racing its first win of the season as he defeated Joe Gibbs Racing’s Christopher Bell by 0.657 seconds. Almirola gained duels with teammate Kevin Harvick and Crew Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney to get to the lead. He held off a charging Bell to the checkered flag, aided by the race being shortened.
It was Almirola’s third profession win and the primary on a monitor that wasn’t a superspeedway. His final win was in 2018 at Talladega.
“That is by far considered one of my favourite race tracks,” Almirola instructed NBCSN’s Marty Snider (by way of NASCAR.com) after the win. “I really like coming as much as the New England space and racing. I really like this race monitor. I had this race gained a few years in the past, and I gave it away — I misplaced it. And I’m so glad to win a race right here with this race group.”
Drivers and groups weren’t positive when the race would finish, which elevated the depth of the racing in Stage 3. NASCAR introduced in the course of the race that it will lower the end to 10 laps to go, with no time beyond regulation, if crucial, at any time with sundown approaching. It made the change with Almirola attempting to carry off Bell. The race was scheduled for 301 laps; it ended after 293 laps.
“I do know lapped automobiles had been giving him a nasty time, however I used to be capable of get to him, and it was going to be a heck of a race,” Bell mentioned, per NASCAR.com.
NASCAR outcomes from New Hampshire
Almirola is the thirteenth totally different driver to win a Cup race this 12 months. He’s eligible for the Spherical of 16. His win additionally tightened the race for the ultimate playoff spots. Proper now, they belong to Denny Hamlin (factors chief however no wins), Kevin Harvick and Tyler Reddick (remaining non-winners with essentially the most factors). Austin Dillon was got rid of the grid Sunday. 4 races stay within the common season.
NASCAR will take the subsequent two weekends off for the Olympics after which end the common season in August. The subsequent race would be the Go Bowling at The Glen on Aug. 8 in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (3 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
|1||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|2||Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|3||Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|4||Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|5||Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|6||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|7||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|8||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|9||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|10||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|11||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|12||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|13||Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|14||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|15||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|16||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|17||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|18||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|19||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|20||Daniel Suarez||99||Trackhouse Racing|
|21||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|22||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|23||Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|24||Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|25||Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|26||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|27||Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|28||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|29||Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|30||BJ McLeod||78||Reside Quick Motorsports|
|31||Cody Ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|32||Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|33||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|35||Quin Houff||00||Starcom Racing|
|36||James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|