Texas Xfinity results: Noah Gragson wins playoff opener

NASCAR Xfinity Series Andy's Frozen Custard 300
NASCAR Xfinity Series Andy's Frozen Custard 300

Noah Gragson is rolling through the NASCAR Xfinity Series like a bowling ball headed toward a strike.

Gragson won for the fourth consecutive race Saturday, taking the lead with 11 laps left and winning the 300-mile race at Texas Motor Speedway. The victory put Gragson in the second round of the playoffs.

Finishing behind him in the top five were Austin Hill, Ty Gibbs, AJ Allmendinger and Riley Herbst.

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The race was pockmarked by wrecks, scrambling the 12-driver playoff field.

The Xfinity playoffs will continue Oct. 1 at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET, USA Network).

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