It was a giant evening for Hendrick Motorsports (HMS) and an even bigger evening for Kyle Larson within the 2021 NASCAR Cup Sequence All Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The evening started with the NASCAR All-Star Open. The 50-lap race was set for 2 rounds of 20 laps every and a 3rd and ultimate spherical of 10 laps. The winner in every spherical earned a spot within the evening’s most important occasion, the NASCAR All-Star Race.
Ross Chastain began the race from the again and was in a position to race ahead to first by the top of the primary spherical to advance to the All-Star Race. Tyler Reddick was in a position to seize the win within the second spherical to earn his spot in the principle occasion. Aric Almirola was the winner in spherical three to additionally advance for an opportunity on the million greenback prize.
The ultimate spot within the NASCAR All -Star Race was stuffed by the winner of the fan vote. That driver was Matt DiBenedetto.
The 21 drivers that now had a spot within the NASCAR Cup Sequence All-Star Race lined as much as race for bragging rights and $1 Million!! The race consisted of six rounds that might complete 100 laps at Texas Motor Speedway and solely inexperienced flag laps would rely. The primary 4 rounds would include 15 laps every.
Kyle Larson scored the win in spherical one. There was a random draw for a way most of the entrance spots could be inverted for the beginning of the subsequent spherical. That random draw inverted the highest 12 positions.
Ryan Blaney was the winner of the second spherical. There was a full-field inversion for the beginning of the subsequent spherical.
Alex Bowman discovered the best way to win spherical three of the race. Once more, there was a random draw to find out what number of spots on the entrance of the sector could be inverted for the beginning of the subsequent spherical. The random draw decided the primary 9 spots could be inverted.
William Byron gained within the fourth spherical. The beginning place for the subsequent spherical was decided by including collectively the ending place of every of the primary 4 rounds. The sector was set from entrance to again by lowest to highest complete.
The fifth spherical was a 30-lap battle. The drivers had been additionally required to execute a four-tire pit cease sooner or later throughout their first 20 laps of the spherical. The group with the quickest pit time general would win a $100,000 prize. Chase Elliott’s group was the winner of the quickest pit crew problem. Chase Elliott additionally was the winner of the fifth spherical. That meant all 4 of the HMS groups gained a spherical within the All-Star Race.
The way in which the drivers completed in spherical 5 is how they’d begin the sixth and ultimate spherical of 10 laps to win the million greenback prize. Through the first two laps of the ultimate spherical Kyle Larson was in a position to race out to the lead. He was then in a position to maintain off challenges from Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski to win his second NASCAR All-Star Race and the ONE MILLION DOLLAR PAYDAY!
See the entire ends in the NASCAR Cup Sequence All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway here.
The NASCAR Cup Sequence All-Star Race will not be a factors race. Nevertheless, that makes three consecutive journeys to Victory Lane for Kyle Larson. It offers him 4 journeys to Victory Lane in 2021. It additionally the second NASCAR All-Star Race he was within the final two he raced in. He gained it in 2019 and didn’t race within the 2020 All-Star Race.
Up subsequent for the NASCAR Cup Sequence is a visit to Music Metropolis USA. The drivers and groups get again to factors racing within the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway.