(WETM) – Kyle Larson won the 35th Annual Go Bowling at The Glen, his 11th victory in 247 Cup Series races in the return to Watkins Glen International.
Chase Elliott finished second and posted his third top-10 finish in six races at Watkins Glen International. It is his 13th top-10 finish in 2021.
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Kyle Larson wins the Go Bowling At The Glen. Elliott, Truex Jr, Kyle Busch, and Danny Hamlin round out the top 5.
Final lap as Larson takes the white flag lead.
Larson leading the pack with 5 laps to go. Elliott less then 5 seconds back.
Lap 81: Elliott pases Truex for 2nd place but loses a little ground. 5.4 second back of Larson with 9 Laps to go. Will Elliott have enough time?
Lap 79: Elliott is now 5.5 seconds back. Still needs to pass Truex Jr for second. Will he have enough time??
Kyle Larson currently dominating at the glen with 15 Laps to go but Chase Elliott cut his distance from 9 seconds to 6 seconds and still needs to pass Truex Jr. for 2nd. Something to keep an eye on.
Lap 70: While there is a huge gap, the top 5 is currently stacked with talent. Kyle Larson, Truex Jr, Kyle Busch, and Chase Elliott. Elliott is making ground but with 20 to go, he’s gonna need some help.
Lap 63: Keep an eye on Kyle Busch. Currently in 9th place and has enough to make it to the end of the race. Kyle Larson currently 3rd place has the freshest tries of the leaders.
Lap 59: Final pit stops are underway. Leaders Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr pitted on the same lap. Larson beat out Truex Jr.
Lap 57: Keselowski spins out in turn one. It’s the 3rd time he’s spun out today. Still green flag.
Christopher Bell spins after getting tapped by Kyle Larson. Green Flag still out.
Truex Jr, Bell, and Larson 3 way battle for first place.
Truex Jr. holds the lead through lap 45 with Bell, Larson, Chastain, and Harvick rounding out the top five.
Lap 40: Truex Jr takes Stage 2. Bell, Harvick, Larson and Briscole round out the top 5.
Lap 34: Bell currently keeping pace with Truex Jr but not gaining any ground. We are 6 laps from the end of Stage 2.
Lap 29: Truex Jr continuing to dominate the field with a over 2 second lead but Christopher Bell who started last, charging up the field, currently in 2nd place.
Lap 27: Green Flag is back. Truex Jr jumps out with the lead. Harvick, Briscole, Bell, and DiBenedetto round out the top 5.
Lap 25: Truex Jr. got out to 1.6 second lead but a caution foils Truex as James Davidson came to a stop on the track.
Lap 22: Stenhouse and Truex Jr. lead the field to start stage two.
Lap 20: Stage 1 goes to Joey Logano. Larson, Hamilin, Reddick and Byron round out the Top 5.
Lap 17: Blaney, Harvick, Almirola, Wallace and more on the pit road as pit strategies start to take shape.
Lap 13: Logano and Larson lead the field to the green. 7 Laps to go to the end of Stage 1.
Lap 10: Brad Keselowski spins while leading the race. Drops to 6th place before a caution.
Green Flag has dropped. We are underway at Watkins Glen.
Chase Elliott will start at the rear for today’s race because of multiple inspection failures, per NBC Sports.
- Driver Introductions: 2:25:00 p.m.
- Drivers will be introduced from their cars on the grid.
- Invocation: 2:42:20 p.m.
- National Anthem: 2:43:00 p.m.
- Command: 2:49:30 p.m.
- Green Flag: 3:00:30 p.m.
Sunday’s race was precluded by Saturday’s truck series race that was cut short by lightning and won by Austin Hill. That race was followed up by the Xfinity NASCAR series Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 at The Glen, which was won by 18-year-old Ty Gibbs.
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