Race two of the triple header weekend in Sparta, Kentucky is the Xfinity Series Alsco 300.

As the time for qualifying approached, there were still some drivers trying to make their way through the inspection process…some for the third time. Cole Custer’s team needed four tries to make it through inspection.

After single car qualifying, Austin Cindric puts his number 22 car on the pole and will bring the field down for the green flag. Christopher Bell will start on the front row alongside Cindric.

Stages one and two of the race are 45 laps each with stage three lasting 110 laps for a total of 200 laps around the mile and a half track.

Austin Cindric brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and goes nose to nose with Christopher Bell before Bell takes the lead.

Lap four, Tyler Reddick gets sideways but saves the car and nearly sends Brandon Jones into the wall.

Lap five, the first caution flag comes out for a wreck involving JA Junior Avila.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 12 and jumps out in front of Austin Cindric for the lead.

Lap 14, Christopher Bell has a half second lead on Austin Cindric with Noah Gragson in third.

Lap 17, Christopher Bell continues to lead the race and has a lead of nearly a second on Austin Cindric.

Lap 20, Christopher Bell has a lead of over half a second on Austin Cindric as he continues to lead the race. There are 35 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 25, Christopher Bell has a lead of over a second on Austin Cindric with 32 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 31, Christopher Bell holds on to his lead of over a second on Austin Cindric with 25 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 35, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to over two seconds on Austin Cindric.

Lap 40, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of over three seconds on Austin Cindric with 20 cars on the lead lap.

With a lead of nearly three and a half seconds, Christopher Bell wins stage one for his ninth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Christopher Bell
Austin Cindric
Justin Allgaier
Tyler Reddick
Brandon Jones
Noah Gragson
Cole Custer
Michael Annett
Riley Herbst
Chase Briscoe

Taking only two tires, Justin Haley wins the race off of pit road.

Justin Haley brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 51 and holds on to the lead.

Tyler Reddick nearly wrecks his car but saves it and the track stays green.

Lap 53, Brandon Jones pulls a slide job and takes the lead from Justin Haley with Noah Gragson coming along for second. After a slow pit stop, Christopher Bell is in third.

Austin Cindric makes contact with Justin Haley on the track and hits the wall bringing out the caution flag.

Brandon Jones brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 60 but it is Noah Gragson who gets out in front for the lead.

Chase Briscoe tags the wall but the track stays green.

Lap 64, Noah Gragson leads the race with Christopher Bell in second.

Lap 66, Christopher Bell challenges Noah Gragson for the lead and passes Gragson to lead the race for the second time.

Ronnie Bassett Jr gets turned around and brings out the caution flag.

Christopher Bell brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 72 and holds on to his lead as drivers battle for position behind him.

Lap 75, Christopher Bell has pulled out to a lead of over half a second on Brandon Jones.

Lap 77, Christopher Bell’s lead is now over a second on Brandon Jones.

Lap 80, Christopher Bell has a lead of nearly a second and a half on Brandon Jones.

Lap 82, Christopher Bell has increased his lead to nearly two seconds on Brandon Jones with 19 cars on the lead lap.

With a two second lead, Christopher Bell wins stage two for his tenth stage win of the season and his third sweep of the first two stages.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Christopher Bell
Brandon Jones
Cole Custer
Noah Gragson
Justin Allgaier
Tyler Reddick
Michael Annett
Ryan Truex
Riley Herbst
John Hunter Nemechek

Chase Briscoe brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 96 but it is Brandon Jones who gets out in front first.

Lap 101, leader Brandon Jones is reporting a little smoke in the car.

Chase Briscoe gets around Brandon Jones for the lead.

Lap 106, Brandon Jones brings his smoking car down pit road.

Lap 110, Cole Custer challenges Chase Briscoe for the lead and becomes the new leader with Christopher Bell moving into second place.

Lap 113, Cole Custer has a three tenths of a second lead on Christopher Bell.

Lap 120, Cole Custer has pulled out to a one second lead on Christopher Bell.

Brandon Jones reports that the engine let go; adding that he felt he had the winning car.

Lap 125, Cole Custer now has a second and a half lead on Christopher Bell.

Lap 139, Cole Custer has increased his lead over Christopher Bell to two seconds.

Lap 147, Cole Custer has pulled out to a lead of nearly three seconds on Christopher Bell.

Lap 148, drivers begin making green flag pit stops.

John Hunter Nemechek was charged with leaving pit road with equipment when the adjustment wrench was left in the back of the car.

After green flag pit stops, Christopher Bell is less than one second behind Cole Custer.

Justin Allgaier was caught speeding on pit road.

Forty to go, Cole Custer has a second and a half lead on Christopher Bell.

With Cole Custer mired in traffic, Christopher Bell has closed the gap to the leader to less than a second.

There are only seven cars on the lead lap.

Twenty-five to go, Cole Custer continues to dominate the race and has a lead of nearly two seconds over Christopher Bell.

Only 14 laps remain in the race, Cole Custer has increased his lead over Christopher Bell to over two seconds with just six cars on the lead lap.

Seven to go, Cole Custer has a commanding lead over Christopher Bell as the laps count down. There are five cars on the lead lap. Bell is over two and a half seconds back, but third place driver Tyler Reddick is over 13 seconds back.

Cole Custer takes the white flag with only five cars on the lead lap.

Cole Custer wins his fifth race of the season and seven wins for his career.

The Alsco 300 results:
Cole Custer
Christopher Bell
Tyler Reddick
Michael Annett
Chase Briscoe
Noah Gragson
Justin Allgaier
Ryan Truex
Ryan Sieg
Justin Haley
Riley Herbst
John Hunter Nemechek
Jeremy Clements
Austin Cindric
Gray Gaulding
Shane Lee
Brandon Brown
Josh Williams
Garrett Smithley
BJ McLeod
Joey Gase
David Starr
Matt Mills
Stephen Leicht
Vinnie Miller
Landon Cassill
Mike Harmon
Chad Finchum
Ronnie Bassett Jr
Brandon Jones
John Jackson
Josh Bilicki
Camden Murphy
Morgan Shepherd
Ray Black Jr
Jeff Green
Timmy Hill
JA Junior Avila

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