Harrison Burton may not be heading to the Championship 4, but the NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie contender has definitely shown that he’ll be capable of contending for the title in 2021, as he scored his fourth win of the NXS season in Saturday’s Draft Top 250 at Martinsville Speedway.
The win was Burton’s second-consecutive win, as he won a week ago in Texas.
Burton snagged the lead in a hard-fought battle with AJ Allmendinger, which resulted in a cut tire for Allmendinger. Over the closing laps, Burton was able to maintain his composure and held off Justin Allgaier for the win.
By virtue of his second-place finish, Allgaier was able to secure a berth in the Championship 4.
Noah Gragson, who won Stage 1, finished third. Jeb Burton ended up fourth and Ross Chastain was the fifth-place finisher.
Riley Herbst, Chase Briscoe, Michael Annett, Brandon Jones and Austin Cindric rounded out the top-10 finishers in the race.
The four drivers who have advanced to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4 are: Justin Allgaier, Justin Haley, Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe.
The four drivers who were eliminated in the Round of 8 are: Noah Gragson, Ross Chastain, Brandon Jones and Ryan Sieg.
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