- Kyle Larson became the first NASCAR driver to win both the Cup Series race and the Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen in the same weekend since Joey Logano pulled it off in 2015. Larson has won his last three starts at the Watkins Glen track between the two series. On Sunday, Larson led only the final five laps of the race.
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- Of the 27 top-10 finishes that Michael McDowell has posted in his NASCAR Cup Series career, seven of them have come in road course events. He posted a sixth-place finish Sunday, marking his first top-10 at Watkins Glen. He also was third earlier this season at Sonoma Raceway.
- Chase Elliott posted his seventh top-five finish in in his last seven starts. Elliott was in line for another win on the final restart, which would have been the series-leading fifth of the year. He clinched the regular season playoff title and will head to Daytona looking for bonus points and a win only.
- With his second-place finish in the Xfinity Series race on Saturday, AJ Allmendinger posted his 10th top-five finish of the season and the 19th of the season. What is more impressive is that this was the 19th top-five run for Allmendinger on a road course in the Xfinity series in 23 starts.
- Tanner Reif will go down in history as the winner of the 1,000th race in the history of the ARCA Menards West Series. The win came at Evergreen Speedway (WA) as he won from the pole after leading 59 laps. Season point leader Jake Drew finished second and has an average finish of 2.3 for the entire season.
- Corey Heim was untouchable in the Southern Super Series race at Watermelon Capital Speedway (GA) for Donnie Wilson Motorsports. As for the championship Hunter Robbins had a strong second-place finish and headed to the finale seeking the Southern Super Series championship in a season that has seen 10 different winners.
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- Raphael Lessard picked up his first Late Model of the season in the ACT Can-Am 200 at Autodrome Montmagny (NB). The win was his first since he won the Tom Curley 250 at the same track in 2021. Lessard won a bunch of CARS Tour Super Late Model races back in 2016 and he won the Redbud 400 at Anderson in 2018.
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- Danny Trent won the season finale 40-lap Late Model race at Anderson Speedway (IN). With his second-place run J.P. Crabtree won the points championship as the year came to a close.
READ MORE: Trent Wins Finale, Crabtree wins Late Model Title at Anderson
- With a third-place finish, Tim Brown captured his 12th Modified Track Championship at Bowman Gray Stadium (NC). The title was the bright point of the season that saw Brown go winless as he became the first track champion without a win since 1979. Brown was the fourth to win the title without a win. It happened in 1958 with Pee Wee Jones, Ken Rush in 1966 and Don Smith in 1979.
- It was a father-son affair and then a nephew and uncle affair in the support divisions as Nate Gregg won the 20-lap Street Stock race with his dad Billy Gregg winning the championship for the third-straight year. Tommy Neal won the Sportsman championship while his 14-year-old nephew Riley Neal won the 40-lap finale.
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