All­gaier picks up win in Xfinity Se­ries race

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - SPORTS -

Justin All­gaier pulled away off the fi­nal restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity Se­ries race Satur­day at Chicagoland Speed­way. All­gaier, from nearby River­ton, won for the sec­ond time this sea­son.

JOLIET, ILL. » Justin All­gaier pulled away off the fi­nal restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity Se­ries race Satur­day at Chicagoland Speed­way.

All­gaier, from nearby River­ton, won for the sec­ond time this sea­son in NASCAR’s sec­ond-tier se­ries. JR Mo­tor­sports had a ban­ner day with All­gaier’s win and the of­fi­cial coro­na­tion of El­liott Sadler’s reg­u­lar-sea­son cham­pi­onship.

Xfinity opens its post­sea­son next week at Ken­tucky Speed­way.

Sadler and All­gaier were locked into the play­off field. Jeremy Cle­ments, Cole Custer, Matt Tifft, Wil­liam By­ron, Ryan Reed, Bren­nan Poole, Daniel Hem­ric, Michael An­nett, Blake Koch and Bren­dan Gaughan are the rest of the play­off driv­ers.

Cup reg­u­lar Kyle Lar­son was sec­ond at Chicagoland. VETTELTAKESPOLE » At Sin­ga­pore, Se­bas­tian Vet­tel showed his mas­tery of the Ma­rina Bay cir­cuit to take pole po­si­tion for the Sin­ga­pore Grand Prix, while cham­pi­onship ri­val Lewis Hamil­ton strug­gled through­out and fin­ished fifth.

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