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Christopher Bell races to first NASCAR Xfinity Series win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, beating dominant Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones after they made contract with four laps left at Kansas Speedway.

Bell led for just those four laps, hanging in second place behind Jones for much of the race before sliding in front of him shortly before the collision. After watching his teammate control the race for so long, the finish came as a surprise for Bell.

"I didn't think winning was a possibility," Bell said.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Oct. 21
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Martin Truex Jr.31201
2Brad Keselowski31012
3Kyle Larson30963
4Kevin Harvick30894
5Denny Hamlin30885
6Chase Elliott30876
7Ryan Blaney30767
8Jimmie Johnson30748
9Kyle Busch30679
10Matt Kenseth306610
11Ricky Stenhouse Jr.305211
12Jamie McMurray304512

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Hamilton claims US Grand Prix pole, Vettel No. 2

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every time he gets behind the wheel in Texas, Lewis Hamilton keeps smashing track records.

Hamilton set a third in two days at the Circuit of the Americas and grabbed pole position Saturday for the U.S. Grand Prix, with title rival Sebastian Vettel getting a big push on his final lap to grab second.