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Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma tied track record

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 06: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, leads Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, and William Byron, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, to start the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 06, 2021 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma (Cali.) Raceway tied the track record for most lead changes in a NASCAR race.

Sunday’s race featured 13 lead changes, which ties a track record set by the 2017 Toyota/SaveMart 350. The 2017 race also had 10 different leaders, which is also a track record.

Sunday’s race was 90 laps long, shorter than the 110-lap distance run in 2017. The 2017 race was run on the 1.99-mile layout ran by NASCAR from 1998-2018 while Sunday’s race was run on the longer, 2.53-mile “carousel” layout previously run from 1989-1997 and 2019.

Kyle Larson won Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350 while Kevin Harvick won the 2017 race.

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 06: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane by drinking wine after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 06, 2021 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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