Brandon Jones Wins at Kansas, as Xfinity Playoff Drivers Battle on and Off Track

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – OCTOBER 19: Brandon Jones, driver of the #19 Flow Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 19, 2019, in Kansas City, Kansas. Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

After Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 took a sharp turn with 16 laps left, Brandon Jones sped away on two straight restarts to collect his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in a race that ended with Playoff drivers Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick brawling on pit road.

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Daniel Hemric Streaks to First Career NASCAR Cup Pole at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – OCTOBER 19: Daniel Hemric, driver of the #8 Caterpillar Chevrolet, poses with a pole award pedal car after qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 19, 2019, in Kansas City, Kansas. Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Daniel Hemric may be out of the Playoffs and out of his ride at Richard Childress Racing next year, but that didn’t stop the driver of the No. 8 RCR Chevrolet from winning the pole position for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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For Chase Elliott, What Happened at Talladega Stays at Talladega

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – OCTOBER 18: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, waits in the garage during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 18, 2019, in Kansas City, Kansas. Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Talladega wasn’t good to Chase Elliott.

As a matter of fact, it was so unkind that it left the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ reigning most popular driver in a probable must-win situation in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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