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Larson earns second Xfinity win of year

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Kyle Larson took the lead with only a handful of laps to go when race leader Ty Dillon jumped a restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in overtime at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.

Larson won after barely making it to the overtime line in a two-lap dash to the finish. The line marks the spot the race leader must have crossed for the race to be deemed official, and just after Larson crossed it, a crash behind him brought out a yellow flag.

But it was an earlier restart, without five laps to go, that put him in position to cash in on the last one.

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2 C.Elliott 333 0
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6 J.Johnson 244 2
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