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Sport Brandon Jones bypasses Kyle Busch for Xfinity Series win at Phoenix

02:55  08 march  2020
02:55  08 march  2020 Source:   nascar.com

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Brandon Jones roared to victory Saturday at Phoenix Raceway, passing teammate Kyle Busch with 20 laps left to secure his first win of the season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series . Jones ’ No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led for 24 of the 200 laps in the LS Tractor 200.

He faced a stiff challenge, but Kyle Busch continued his domination at Phoenix in the NASCAR Xfinity Series . Busch , who took the checkered flag more than three seconds ahead of Ryan Truex, has won more at Phoenix than any other track in the series .

Brandon Jones roared to victory Saturday at Phoenix Raceway, passing teammate Kyle Busch with 20 laps left to secure his first win of the season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

a close up of a toy car on a race track: Brandon Jones bypasses Kyle Busch for Xfinity Series win at Phoenix © Chris Graythen Getty Images Brandon Jones bypasses Kyle Busch for Xfinity Series win at Phoenix

Jones’ No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led for 24 of the 200 laps in the LS Tractor 200. His first triumph at the 1-mile Arizona facility was the second of his career in the Xfinity Series.

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Harrison Burton jumped up to finish second, also passing Busch late to claim his fourth top-five result in four races this season in the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota. Busch — an 11-time Phoenix winner in Xfinity competition — led a race-high 78 laps and wound up third in the JGR No. 54 Toyota to complete a 1-2-3 Joe Gibbs Racing sweep. Brad Keselowski placed fourth, with Justin Haley completing the top-five finishers.

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Ryan Blaney held off Kyle Busch as long as he could but in the end, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver could not be stopped from getting to Victory Lane. Combined with Saturday’s win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Phoenix , the Sunday triumph gave Busch the 12th two-race weekend sweep of his

Justin Allgaier, a two-time Phoenix winner, prevailed in the first stage and led 51 laps, but his No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet was shuffled back to 13th at the finish.

Ross Chastain led four laps and finished second in both stages, but he brought his Kaulig Racing No. 10 Chevrolet to pit road during the Stage 2 intermission with power-steering issues. He later regained a lost lap and rallied to a ninth-place finish.

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