Cup Series Preview: 2024 Toyota / Save Mart 350 (Sonoma Raceway)

Chris Buescher, with a strong track record at Sonoma Raceway, is expected to perform well in the upcoming Toyota/Save Mart 350, supported by impressive historical and current season statistics.

Cup Series Preview: 2024 Toyota / Save Mart 350 (Sonoma Raceway)

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The upcoming Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway will provide a platform for several full-time drivers to showcase their skill on a road course. Historical performance and current season stats are crucial in understanding their potential in this race.

Chris Buescher has demonstrated proficient performance on road courses in the Next Gen era. Over 13 starts on similar tracks, he holds an Average Running Position (ARP) of 13.34 and Average Finish Position (AFP) of 8.38. His consistency is highlighted by his cPOMS of 265.683, among the top performers. This season, he has maintained a respectable ARP of 14.28 over 15 starts. Buescher's performance at Sonoma specifically is commendable, with an AFP of 3.00 in two starts.

William Byron shows potential with a strong performance on road courses, holding an ARP of 13.06 and an AFP of 12.00 in 13 starts. While his season ARP of 13.44 and AFP of 14.07 are slightly higher, his track record at Sonoma includes an ARP of 15.39 and AFP of 11.50 across two races, suggesting his capacity to excel at this track.

Chase Elliott, a seasoned competitor on road courses, has a road course ARP of 9.35 and AFP of 10.08. His track-specific stats at Sonoma mirror his road course proficiency, with an ARP of 8.75 and an AFP of 6.50. This consistency is further highlighted by his cPOMS of 252.598, indicating a strong ongoing presence.

Michael McDowell also stands out with an ARP of 10.25 and AFP of 15.23 over 13 road course races. His performance at Sonoma is impressive, with an outstanding ARP of 5.76 and an AFP of 5.00, indicating his alignment with the track's demands.

Ross Chastain, notable for his 13 road course starts with an ARP of 14.40 and AFP of 14.23, has shown adaptability with an AFP of 8.50 at Sonoma across two races. His consistent cPOMS ranking reinforces his reliability on such tracks.

Kyle Larson's ARP of 13.41 and AFP of 16.00 over 13 similar track starts indicates a strong presence, with a specific emphasis on Sonoma where his ARP and AFP are at 11.32 and 11.50 respectively, across two races.

These drivers' historical performances and current season stats suggest they are well-positioned to perform competitively at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

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