OPR Staff and Fan Fantasy Results for NSCS at Sonoma Raceway

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After surviving left and right turns as well as a late race charge by Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards secured the victory in the Toyota SaveMart 350 for his second win of the year.


The Picks

Ashley McCubbin picked Marcos Ambrose, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Ambrose fought the handling on his car all the way to finishing eighth. Gordon challenged Edwards in the final corner, but came up short and finished second. Johnson finished seventh after running inside the top 10 all day. Points: 37+43+38=118

Tayler Stiles picked Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Kenseth finished 42nd following contact from Dale Earnhardt Jr. Points: 2+43+38=83

Kreistina Blinova picked Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Earnhardt finished third for his first carer top-1o at Sonoma. Points: 43+38+41=122

Ronald Costigan picked Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson. Kahne ran solid all day on his way to finishing sixth. Points: 38+43+38=119

Marshall Gabell picked Marcos Ambrose, Clint Bowyer and A.J. Allmendinger. Bowyer finished 10th after a late race spin, while Allmendinger finished 37th after becoming a pinball on the frontstretch. Points: 37+35+9=81

Justin Tucker picked Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski would finish 22nd after struggling all day. Points: 22+38+41=101

Kyle Magda picked Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch and A.J. Allmendinger. Kurt Busch had a quiet day on his way to finishing 12th. Points: 43+32+9=84

Terry Wagner picked Brad Keselowski, Marcos Ambrose and Jeff Gordon. Points: 22+37+43=102

Christina Cordner picked Marcos Ambrose, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Points: 37+43+38=118

Billy Stiles Jr. picked Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Harvick finished 20th after getting heavy contact as he made contact with Bowyer when he spun. Points: 25+38+41=104

Billy Zardo picked Kyle Busch, Boris Said  and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Said did not contend at all throughout the day, finishing 35th. Kyle Busch spun on his way to finishing 25th. Points: 19+9+41=69

Robert Hill picked Brad Keselowski, Marcos Ambrose and Kyle Busch. Points: 22+37+19=78

Joni Stiles picked Kasey Kahne, Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Truex finished 15th despite making an unscheduled pit stop on the opening lap. Points: 38+32+29=99

Tyler Sontag picked Marcos Ambrose, Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon. Points: 37+19+43=99

Jeni Harris picked Jamie McMurray, Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch. McMurray contended late on his way to finishing fourth, while Stewart finished 19th after speeding on pit road with 19 laps to go. Points: 41+25+32=98


Sonoma Results

  1. Kreistina Blinova – 122
  2. Ronald Costigan – 119
  3. Ashley McCubbin and Christina Cordner – 118
  4. Billy Stiles Jr. – 104
  5. Terry Wagner – 102
  6. Justin Tucker – 101
  7. Joni Stiles and Tyler Sontag – 99
  8. Jeni Harris – 98
  9. Kyle Magda – 84
  10. Tayler Stiles – 83
  11. Marshall Gabell – 81
  12. Robert Hill – 78
  13. Billy Zardo – 69

Congratulations to Kreistina Blinova on scoring the most points for the Toyota SaveMart 350.


Cup Standings

  1. (Points Leader Post Pocono) Kreistina Blinova – 247+122=369
  2. Ronald Costigan – 233+119=352
  3. Billy Stiles Jr. – 245+104=349
  4. Justin Tucker – 117+127+101=335
  5. Ashley McCubbin – 212+118=330
  6. Kyle Magda – 245+84=329
  7. Marshall Gabell – 218+81=299
  8. Tayler Stiles – 212+83=295
  9. Robert Hill – 210+78=288
  10. Tyler Sontag – 186+99=285
  11. Christina Cordner – 166+118=284
  12. Terry Wagner – 174+102=276
  13. Joni Stiles – 158+99=257
  14. Billy Zardo –  168+69=237
  15. Jeni Harris – 130+98=228

Congratulations to Kreistina Blinova for holding on to the Cup points lead for the third straight weekend in a row. Though it’s still close as the top three are within 20 points.


Combined Standings 

  1. (Points Leader Post Road America) Billy Stiles Jr. – 502+114+104=720
  2. Ronald Costigan – 492+107+119=718
  3. Justin Tucker – 492+117+101=710
  4. Ashley McCubbin – 456+117+118=691
  5. (Points Leader Post Michigan) Kyle Magda – 505+100+84=689
  6. Kreistina Blinova – 474+92+122=688
  7. Christina Cordner – 426+105+118=649
  8. Marshall Gabell – 464+85+81=630
  9. Tyler Sontag – 413+117+99=629
  10. Tayler Stiles – 453+92+83=626
  11. Terry Wagner – 405+112+102=619
  12. Robert Hill – 450+89+78=617
  13. Jeni Harris – 394+117+98=609
  14. Joni Stiles – 406+96+99=601
  15. Billy Zardo – 401+99+69=569

Congratulations to Billy Stiles Jr. on holding the Combined Standings points lead, however it’s still close as he only leads Ronald by two points.

About Ashley McCubbin 3102 Articles
Joining OnPitRoad.com mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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