Noah Gragson is racking up the Playoff points in Kentucky, as he has won Stage 1 of Friday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300, his third Stage Win in the last 24 hours.
Gragson, who has been fast since unloading in Kentucky, had to contend early in the Stage with Jeremy Clements, who dominated the early portion of the Stage.
Harrison Burton finished second in the Stage, while Austin Cindric, Anthony Alfredo and Brandon Jones rounded out the top-five from the opening Stage of the race.
Riley Herbst and Chase Briscoe were sixth and seventh.
Clements, who led 11 laps in the Stage (a career best), ended the Stage in eighth.
Daniel Hemric and Ross Chastain capped off the top-10 in ninth and 10th.
Justin Allgaier, who had to spend Thursday night in the hospital after an elevated heart rate was discovered in the infield care center, had an eventful Stage 1. He had a broke rotor from Kyle Weatherman’s car slam into his windshield, then he also had a cut tire, which he lost a lap getting changed.
Allgaier sits 25th, one lap down.
Stage and Playoff Points Awarded in Stage 1:
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