Xfinity Series Recap: 2024 Focused Health 250 (Circuit of The Americas)

Kyle Larson wins a dynamic race with a median ARP of 7.97 and a net gain rating of 2.67. Austin Hill moves up to 2nd, and John Hunter Nemechek finishes 3rd. Despite leading 24 laps, Shane Van Gisbergen ends 27th.

Xfinity Series Recap: 2024 Focused Health 250 (Circuit of The Americas)

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Kyle Larson secured the win in a race where positions shifted frequently, ending with a median ARP of 7.97 and a net gain rating (GR-LR) of 2.67. He maintained the lead at the crucial final lap. Austin Hill moved up from 11th to 2nd place, demonstrating strong performance with a 7.27 ARP and a GR-LR of 2.34. John Hunter Nemechek made a considerable leap from 20th to 3rd with an ARP of 23.69. The race saw a wild range of performances across the field.

Shane Van Gisbergen led most laps (24) but ended up finishing 27th, affected by a late race incident that skewed his ARP of 2.79. Notably, Riley Herbst and Sammy Smith, both involved in the late caution on Lap 47, finished much lower than their ARPs suggested, at 34th and 36th respectively. Herbst maintained an ARP of 11.2, while Smith's was 7.57. AJ Allmendinger led for 19 laps, but a final finishing position of 10th skewed his effort, ending with a GR-LR of 0.87.

Parker Kligerman finished 5th after leading for four laps, marking a high GR-LR of 1.86. The bonanza of leader changes included AJ Allmendinger, Parker Kligerman, and Brandon Jones, who each controlled laps during different segments. As for lap-retention metrics, Allmendinger's GR-LR was neutral at 0.87 despite leading for extended periods. The late caution on Lap 47 significantly disrupted several drivers, indicating challenges in managing fluid on the track, causing a shuffle amongst the drivers, and leading to a complex finish line configuration.

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