Xfinity Series Recap: 2024 Zip Buy Now, Pay Later 250 (Sonoma Raceway)

Shane Van Gisbergen led the race dominantly, finishing first with an ARP of 2.10 and a net gain rating of 1.48. Ty Gibbs suffered an incident, dropping to 35th despite leading for 25 laps.

Xfinity Series Recap: 2024 Zip Buy Now, Pay Later 250 (Sonoma Raceway)

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Shane Van Gisbergen dominated the race, starting and finishing in first place, with an average running position (ARP) of 2.10. His net gain rating (GR-LR) was 1.48. Van Gisbergen led the race for a total of 39 laps, contributing to his solid performance. Despite a strong run, Ty Gibbs faced an incident on lap 51, spoiling his race and causing him to finish in 35th position with an ARP of 2.24. Gibbs led for 25 laps before the accident.

Austin Hill delivered a consistent performance but dropped from a 3rd place start to a 5th place finish. Hill led for 21 laps and maintained an ARP of 6.65 with a net gain rating of 0.67. Despite a wild lap 51 caution involving multiple cars, Hill showed resilience to secure a top 5 finish. AJ Allmendinger, who started 4th, fell victim to the same incident and ended in 17th place, significantly affecting his final standing with a net gain rating of -0.18.

The bonanza in positional changes saw Austin Green move from 22nd to 4th place, ending with an ARP of 14.73 and a net gain rating of 0.99. Meanwhile, Josh Bilicki advanced from 31st to 16th, achieving an ARP of 26.16, though registering a slight negative net gain at -0.044. Justin Allgaier, starting from the 5th position, finished 6th with an ARP of 9.37 and a net gain of 0.12, salvaging a respectable result despite the chaotic events on the track.

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