NASCAR Cup Series
Josh Berry Wins Open, Gibbs Advances From Second; Gragson Wins Fan Vote
May 21, 2023
Ty Gibbs, Josh Berry, and Noah Gragson have all earned their first career NASCAR All-Star Race berths, as a direct result of Sunday's All-Star Open at North Wilkesboro Speedway.
Berry, driving the No. 48 for Hendrick Motorsports, scored the victory in the 100-lap preliminary event, with Ty Gibbs finishing in the runner-up position, both good enough finishes to advance.
Noah Gragson, who finished seventh in the All-Star Open after a mid-race crash, was locked into the main event on Sunday as a result of the Fan Vote.
Here are the full results for the 2023 NASCAR All-Star Open at North Wilkesboro Speedway:
|1||48||Josh Berry||100||---||Running||Hendrick Motorsports|
|2||54||Ty Gibbs||100||0.571||Running||Joe Gibbs Raing|
|3||10||Aric Almirola||100||1.031||Running||Stewart-Haas Raing|
|4||41||Ryan Preece||100||4.258||Running||Stewart-Haas Raing|
|5||16||AJ Allmendinger||100||5.721||Running||Kaulig Racing|
|6||15||JJ Yeley||100||7.938||Running||Rick Ware Racing|
|7||42||Noah Gragson||100||15.587||Running||LEGACY MOTOR CLUB|
|8||77||Ty Dillon||100||20.386||Running||Spire Motorsports|
|9||7||Corey LaJoie||100||20.575||Running||Spire Motorsports|
|10||78||Josh Bilicki||100||21.377||Running||Live Fast Motorsports|
|11||21||Harrison Burton||100||22.938||Running||Wood Brothers Racing|
|12||51||Ryan Newman||97||3 laps||Running||Rick Ware Racing|
|13||34||Michael McDowell||97||3 laps||Running||Front Row Motorsports|
|14||31||Justin Haley||58||42 laps||Accident||Kaulig Racing|
|15||38||Todd Gilliland||52||48 laps||Accident||Front Row Motorsports|
|16||13||Chandler Smith||49||51 laps||Accident||Kaulig Racing|
Photo Courtesy of Jonathan McCoy, TobyChristie.com