NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma: Kyle Larson Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350

The NASCAR Cup Series race took place at Sonoma Raceway for the first time on Sunday, featuring a new repaved track. Joey Logano started on the pole, aiming for his first points win of the 2024 season. Last week, his teammate Austin Cindric secured a spot in the Cup playoffs with a win at Gateway. The race saw Kyle Larson emerge victorious, marking his third win of the season.

During the race, Martin Truex Jr. ran out of gas on the final lap from second place, finishing 27th. Kyle Busch faced challenges as well, spinning after contact with Ross Chastain and eventually running out of gas, finishing 12th. Michael McDowell made a late surge, moving into the top five as Kyle Larson maintained a modest lead over Truex Jr.

As the race progressed, Larson overtook Truex Jr. for the lead with 10 laps to go. Chris Buescher held off Truex Jr. as Larson closed in, ultimately leading to Larson’s victory. The top-10 included Larson, Truex Jr., Busch, Allmendinger, and McDowell among others.

Throughout the race, various incidents occurred, such as three Fords spinning on a restart, Josh Berry colliding with other cars, and Ty Gibbs experiencing tire issues early on. The race also saw Joey Logano leading at the start and Tyler Reddick winning the first stage.

Overall, the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma showcased intense competition, strategic pit stops, and unexpected twists, culminating in Kyle Larson’s triumph.

For those interested in listening to NASCAR race radio coverage or watching future races, details on coverage, start times, and TV schedules are available. Additionally, recent winners at Sonoma were highlighted, with Martin Truex Jr., Daniel Suarez, and Kyle Larson emerging victorious in previous years.