2023 NASCAR Cup Series Sonoma Race Page

Toyota / Save Mart 350
Sunday, June 11, 2023
Sonoma Raceway
Time: 3:30pm/et
TV: FOX -  Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Information

Martin Truex Jr. picks up fourth Sonoma victory in dominating fashion: What a difference a year makes. After struggling mightily last year at Sonoma Raceway in the debut season for NASCAR’s Next Gen car, Martin Truex Jr. pulled off a dominating 180-degree turnaround in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350.[Read More](6-11-2023)

#19-Martin Truex, Jr. won the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway. The win is his 2nd win of the year, 4th at Sonoma and 33rd career win.
#8-Busch finished 2nd followed by #22-Logano, #17-Buescher, #9-Elliott, #16-Allmendinger, #34-McDowell #5-Larson, #20-Bell, and #1-Chastain.
Truex dominated much of the race, leading 51 of 110 laps and winning by nearly 3 seconds after taking the lead for the final time with 13 laps to go.
Pole winner #11-Hamlin wrecked late in the race and could not continue.  He finished 36th.
Stage 1 was won by #11-Hamlin. Stage 2 was won by #8-Busch.
There were 10 lead changes among 6 drivers and 2 cautions for 6 yellow flag laps.
The average speed ways 81.989mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Sonoma:
Martin Truex Jr. won the Toyota / Save Mart 350, his 33rd victory in 637 Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and eighth top-10 finish in 2023.
This is his fourth victory and seventh top-10 finish in 17 races at Sonoma Raceway.
Kyle Busch (second) posted his ninth top-10 finish in 18 races at Sonoma Raceway. It is his ninth top-10 finish in 2023.
Joey Logano (third) posted his sixth top-10 finish in 14 races at Sonoma Raceway.
Ty Gibbs (18th) was the highest finishing rookie.
Martin Truex Jr. leads the point standings by 13 points over William Byron
(NASCAR)

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Sonoma:
Race 16 of 26 in the regular season
1) #24-William Byron [3 wins], 512
2) #8-Kyle Busch [3 wins], 496
3) #5-Kyle Larson [2 wins], 440
4) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. [2 wins], 525
5) #12-Ryan Blaney, [1 win], 501
6) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 493
7) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win], 462
8) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 444
9) #45-Tyler Reddick [1 win], 420
10) #47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. [1 win], 400
11) #1-Ross Chastain, 501
12) #4-Kevin Harvick, 500
13) #17-Chris Buescher, 430
14) #6-Brad Keselowski, 424, +96
15) #23-Bubba Wallace, 354, +26
16) #48-Alex Bowman, 331, +3 ahead of 17th
Outside the playoffs:
17) #99-Daniel Suarez, 328, -3 behind 16th
18) #54-Ty Gibbs, 320, -11
19) #34-Michael McDowell, 317, -14
See the Driver Points Standings and Owner Points Standings.

Paint Schemes

Cars to the rear: none reported

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 winner #11-Denny Hamlin chose pit stall 2.
Outside pole sitter #45-Tyler Reddick took the 40th stall, with an opening in front of it.
See all pit choices on the Sonoma Pit Stall page.

#11-Denny Hamlin won the Busch pole for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway with speed of 92.178mph for his second pole of the year, first at Sonoma and 38th of his career.
#45-Tyler Reddick will start second followed by #34-Michael McDowell, #20-Christopher Bell, #16-AJ Allmendinger, #54-Ty Gibbs, #17-Chris Buescher, #19-Martin Truex, Jr., #99-Daniel Suarez, and #9-Chase Elliott.
See the complete qualifying results and the Toyota / Save Mart 350 Starting Lineup.

Sonoma Raceway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Denny Hamlin won the Pole Award for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 with a lap of 77.719 seconds, 92.178 mph.
This is his 38th pole in 630 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his second pole and seventh top-10 start in 2023.
This is his first pole in 17 races at Sonoma Raceway. Tyler Reddick (second) posted his ninth top-10 start of 2023 and his third in three races at Sonoma Raceway.
Michael McDowell (third) posted his second top-10 start at Sonoma Raceway. It is his second in 16 races this season.
Ty Gibbs (sixth) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
(NASCAR)

Qualifying Order

Practice for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway is complete:
#5-Larson 91.730
#19-Truex 91.079
#16-Allmendinger 91.020
#45-Reddick 78.780
#34-McDowell 90.740
Slowest: #15-Lally 88.132
Most laps run: 14, #11-Hamlin, #20-Bell, #42-Enfinger, #10-Almirola.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 8 drivers): #5-Larson, 89.847
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run, and more on the Toyota / Save Mart 350 Practice speeds page.

Crew Rosters

The entry list for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway is posted, 36 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #15-Andy Lally, #38-Zane Smith, #51-Todd Gilliland, #78-Josh Bilicki.
See the full entry list on the Toyota / Save Mart 350 Entry List page.

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