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2021 NASCAR Cup Series Sonoma Race Page

Toyota / Save Mart 350
Sunday, Jun 6, 2021
Sonoma Raceway
Time: 4:00pm/et
TV: FS1 -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race-Specific News

Race Information

Kyle Larson sweeps his second-straight race with victory at Sonoma: Score another sweep for Kyle Larson, who dominated an action-filled Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. Through a spate of late accidents and restarts, Larson held off Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott and three-time Sonoma winner Martin Truex Jr. to claim a second-straight race in which he also swept both the first and second stages.[Read More](6-6-2021)

#5-Kyle Larson won the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway. The win is his 3rd win of the year, 1st win at Sonoma and 9th career win.
#9-Elliott finished 2nd followed by #19-Truex, Jr., #22-Logano, #18-Busch, #1-Busch, #42-Chastain, #11-Hamlin, #48-Bowman, and #12-Blaney
#5-Larson was the dominant driver all day.  He started from the pole, won both all the stages, and lead 57 of 92 laps.
The race ended after one Overtime attempt brought on by a caution with 3 laps remaining.
There were 13 lead changes among 7 drivers and 8 cautions for 18 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 71.445mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Sonoma:
Kyle Larson won the 32nd Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350, his ninth victory in 239 Cup Series races.
This is his third victory and 11th top-10 finish in 2021.
This is his first victory and second top-10 finish in seven races at Sonoma Raceway.
Chase Elliott (second) posted his third top-10 finish in five races at Sonoma Raceway. It is his 10th top-10 finish in 2021.
Martin Truex Jr. (third) posted his sixth top-10 finish in 15 races at Sonoma Raceway.
Chase Briscoe (17th) was the highest finishing rookie.
(NASCAR)(6-6-2021)

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Sonoma:
(race 16 of 26 in the regular season)
1) #5-Kyle Larson [3 wins], 617
2) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. [3 wins], 527
3) #48-Alex Bowman [2 wins], 447
4) #9-Chase Elliott, [1 win], 591
5) #24-William Byron [1 win], 564
6) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 548
7) #12-Ryan Blaney [1 win], 509
8) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 520
9) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 473
10) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 364
11) #34-Michael McDowell [1 win], 355
12) #11-Denny Hamlin, 664 [point leader]
13) #4-Kevin Harvick, 483
14) #3-Austin Dillon, 436
15) #8-Tyler Reddick, 398
16) #17-Chris Buescher, 391
Currently outside the playoffs:
17) #21-Matt DiBenedetto, 331
18) #1-Kurt Busch, 328
19) #47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 309
20) #42-Ross Chastain, 307
See the Driver Points Standings and Owners Point Standings.

Paint Schemes

Cars to the rear: #38-Alfredo (multiple inspection failures), #78-Heckert (unapproved adjustments)

Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway have been made.
Pole sitter #5-Larson chose pit stall 1.
Outside pole sitter #9-Elliott took the 23rd stall, with an opening in front of it.
See all pit choices on Pit Stall chart page.(6-2-2021)

#5-Kyle Larson will start on the pole for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
#9-Elliott will start the race second, followed by #24-Byron, #11-Hamlin, #18-Busch, #2-Dillon, #48-Bowman, #4-Harvick, #2-Keselowski, and #8-Reddick.
The lineup was set by the qualifying metric, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete lineup on the Toyota / Save Mart 350 Starting Lineup page.(6-2-2021)

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway is posted, 37 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include:#15-Davison, #51-Ware, #53-Smithley, #77-Rhodes, #78-Heckert.
See the full entry list on the Toyota / Save Mart 350 Entry List page.

There will be no practice or qualifying for the Sonoma race.

2021 Cup Series: Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway TandemDraft Stats

 

 

Weekend on-track schedule

Saturday, June 5
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
5:00 PM NCS ROOKIE MEETING (VIRTUAL)
5:30 PM NCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (VIRTUAL)
7:30 PM-9:30 PM NCS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)

Sunday, June 6
*INFIELD ACCESS LIMITED – APPROVED PERSONNEL ONLY*
6:00 AM-12:00 PM NCS TEAM ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
6:00 AM NCS GARAGE OPEN
8:00 AM STARTING OF ENGINES IS PERMITTED
12:35 PM NCS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
12:40 PM NCS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS (DRIVERS STANDING BY CARS)
1:00 PM(4:00 PM/ET) NCS RACE (STAGES 20/40/90 LAPS = 226.8 MILES)
5:00 PM Approx NCS HAULERS EXIT