Both of the Toyota Playoff drivers had a strong day. Austin Hill earned a fifth-place finish, while Tyler Ankrum scored a top-10 finish in his first career series road course start.
In the final NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West combination race of the season, Derek Kraus continued his strong season. Kraus drove from the 12th starting position to finish second to extend his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West points lead to 29 points over his teammate Hailie Deegan. David Gilliland, subbing for an ill Ty Gibbs, finished third, while fellow Toyota driver Chase Cabre led the first 67 laps (of 98) before experiencing mechanical woes.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series have their annual throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway. The Xfinity Series kicks off the weekend on Saturday, August 31 at 4:00 p.m. EDT on NBC and the Cup Series races on Sunday, September 1 at 6:00 p.m. EDT on NBCSN. The NHRA is back on track for their biggest race of the year, the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. Finals coverage is live on FOX on Monday, September 2 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The ARCA Menards Series has its second straight event in Illinois at the DuQuion State Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 31. TV coverage is on MAVTV at 9:00 p.m. EDT. The POWRi National Midget League has two races at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1. The Lucas Oil Midwest Short Course League has its final two races of the season this weekend at Crandon International Raceway in Wisconsin.