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NXS Field Breakdown: 2021 New Holland 250 at Michigan

Photo by Donald Pickett/TRE

A.J. Allmendinger won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series New Holland 250 at Michigan. It was his third consecutive finish of second or better.

Brandon Jones finished second and earned his best finish since finishing second to Myatt Snider in February at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Photo by Chris Salazar/TRE

Jade Buford finished ninth and earned his best NXS result on an oval.

Photo courtesy of Big Machine Racing

Bubba Wallace finished tenth in his first NXS race since the September 2017 race at Chicago. Wallace finished tenth in that race too.

Photo by Erick Messer/TRE

Ty Gibbs finished 13th and led one lap after wrecking at the exit of turn two during the second overtime.

Photo: Jeremy Thompson

Matt Mills finished 14th after running inside the Top 15 for much of the race. It was Mills’s best finish of the season so far.

Jeb Burton led 23 laps and finished 29th, four laps down, in Saturday’s race. Burton ran out of fuel and stalled entering pit road on Lap 117.

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – APRIL 24: Jeb Burton, driver of the #10 LS Tractors Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Ag-Pro 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 24, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Myatt Snider, Austin Cindric, Joe Graf Jr., Daniel Hemric and Brandon Brown were all involved in a multi-car wreck Saturday on Lap 37 and finished in positions 36 through 40.

Cindric led 12 laps and won Stage One Saturday.

BRISTOL, TN – AUGUST 16: Austin Cindric, driver of the #19 Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford, sits in his truck during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 16, 2017 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Myatt Snider finished fourth and Daniel Hemric finished sixth in the stage.

Brandon Brown entered the race 52 points behind the playoff cutline but lost 30 points due to the wreck.

Brown is now 82 points behind 12th-place driver Riley Herbst who finished seventh Saturday.

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – APRIL 24: Brandon Brown, driver of the #68 Original Larry’s Hard Lemonade Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Ag-Pro 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 24, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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