Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Inspection Complete: Josh Berry Officially Locks Into Xfinity Championship4 With Vegas Win

Josh Berry win Alsco Uniforms 302 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2022
Josh Berry emerged victorious in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas and he has secured his place in the Championship4 after his car passed post-race inspection. Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Post-race technical inspection following Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 302 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been completed.

Josh Berry’s race-winning No. 8 Harrison’s USA JR Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro has passed. As a result, NASCAR has declared Berry and his team the official winners of the race.

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This victory marks the third of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season for Berry and it is the 31-year-old driver’s fifth-career NASCAR Xfinity Series win. With the win on Saturday, Berry is the first driver to chisel his name into the Championship4 battle for the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship race at Phoenix Raceway.

The No. 54 car, which was driven by Ty Gibbs, had one unsecured lug nut discovered in post-race inspection, which will result in a monetary fine for his crew chief Chris Gayle.

No other issues were detected in post-race inspection, which means all results and standings following Saturday’s race are now considered official.

For the second-consecutive year in this event JR Motorsports swept the top-three positions. Noah Gragson, who hails from Las Vegas, finished runner-up, while Justin Allgaier came home third in the No. 7 JRM entry.

The Joe Gibbs Racing duo of Ty Gibbs and Trevor Bayne rounded out the top-five finishers in the race.

Official Race Results

Race Results: 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 302

Updated Driver Points

NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Standings

Updated Owner Points

NASCAR Xfinity Series Owner Standings

Race Recap

Josh Berry Holds Off Fierce Charge from Noah Gragson, Locks into Final Four with Vegas Win

Video Highlights / Other Race Stories

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Toby Christie
Toby Christie
Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is an award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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